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Dr Roy Brancatisano
MBBS, FRACS

Dr Roy Brancatisano MB BS FRACS
Dr Roy Brancatisano
MBBS, FRACS

Dr Roy Brancatisano is a bariatric surgeon who trained in Sydney, Australia where he achieved his surgical qualifications and fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1993. He has performed well over 3500 weight loss surgery operations, including laparoscopic gastric banding, gastric sleeve resections and gastric bypass. His expertise in advanced laparoscopic techniques has enabled him to a improve the operation of gastric sleeve resection by completely over-sewing the staple line to reduce leaks and bleeding risks. In 2003, he founded the Institute of Weight Control and developed the 'Circle of Care' Program. The Circle of Care program arose in response to listening to patients needs and experiences, and realising that that they are better able to achieve their goals of weight control and a healthier lifestyle when supported by a team of health professionals, including physician, dietitians, psychologist, physiotherapists.

Dr Roy has been at the leading edge of weight loss clinical research and new weight loss surgery devices, and is the lead investigator in a number of international clinical trials including vagal blockade therapy, para-gastric implants therapy and the Attune self adjusting gastric band. He is a world expert in vagal blockade therapy which is an innovative therapy which reduces hunger to control obesity. He has published widely in peer reviewed obesity journals and presented a international conferences and expert summits.

He is a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO), the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand (OSSANZ) and a founding member of the Asia Pacific Bariatric Surgery Society (APBSS). He is committed to professional development and education.

He continues to perform all laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal surgery including gallstone, hernia, anti- reflux procedures, as well as endoscopies.

He is the Director of the Institute of Weight Control, and has appointments at private hospitals in north western Sydney including Castle Hill Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital.

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