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Dr Tim Wright


Dr Tim Wright

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr Tim Wright is the founder of Newcastle Obesity Surgery Centre in Newcastle.  He is a general surgeon with a particular clinical interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery.  Tim has been performing obesity surgery since 1997 and has extensive experience with all operations as well as revision procedures from previous failed operations.  Tim has a strong interest in surgery for oesophageal and gastric cancer and for reflux disease. The majority of his surgery is done laparoscopically or endoscopically. Tim is an avid mountain biker which helps him keep healthy, fit and alert - attributes that are important for all surgeons. 


  • General Surgery of the Upper GI tract 
  • Bariatric Surgery
    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Gastric Bypass 
    • Gastric Banding
    • Revisional surgery
  • Abdominoplasty


  • Consultant General Surgeon at John Hunter Hospital 
  • Conjoint lecturer at the University of Newcastle 
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Newcastle Private Hospital


14 Lookout Road, New Lambton Heights 2305