Bariatric Surgery Costs

Dr Sam Baker - Bariatric Surgery Costs

Dr Baker has performed more than 2500 procedures over the last 15 years
Sleeve Gastrectomy Management Fee $8795 – With Private Health Insurance (Medicare item number - 31575)
Includes:
  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Follow-up care with Dr Samuel Baker
  • Annual follow-up care with the Bariatric Nurse for 5 years
  • 12 months of follow up with our Dietitian
Additional Fees to be expected:
  • Initial Dietitian appointment $150 (claimable through health fund extras cover)
  • Anaesthetist  $1800 - $2000
  • Hospital Excess (D\depending on your insurance)
  • Pathology and Radiology (if required)
  • Psychology  $180 
  • Endoscopy – possibly up to $300

Sleeve Gastrectomy Management Fee $8795 - Without Private Health Insurance (Medicare item number 31575)
Includes:
  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Follow-up care with Dr Samuel Baker
  • Annual follow-up care with the Bariatric Nurse for 5 years
  • 12 months of follow up with our Dietitian
Additional fees to be expected:
  • Initial Dietitian Consultation $150
  • Anaesthetist $1800 - $2500
  • The Mater Private Hospital Townsville $13,500**
  • Pathology and Radiology $2000
  • Psychology $180 
  • Endoscopy up to $1800 dependent on if any biopsies are taken
Approximate Total Cost: $ 25,000.00

**The price may vary depending on patients’ medical circumstances 

** This fee is based on a single item number and no complications

Dr Scott Whiting - Bariatric Surgery Costs

Bariatric Surgery with Private Health Insurance

Sleeve Gastrectomy Management Fee $5500 – With Private Health Insurance, Medicare item number - 31575 
Includes:
  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Follow-up care with Dr Scott Whiting
  • Follow-up with bariatric dietitian for 12 months post-surgery
  • Annual follow-up care with the Bariatric Nurse for 5 years
Additional Fees to be expected:
  • Initial Dietitian appointment $150 (claimable through health fund extras cover)
  • Anaesthetist between $1800 - $2000
  • Hospital Excess (Depending on your insurance)
  • Pathology and Radiology (if required)

**The price may vary depending on patients’ medical circumstances


Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (Primary) Management Fee: $7000 - With Private Health Insurance, Medicare item number - 31572
Includes:
  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Follow-up care with Dr Scott Whiting
  • Follow-up with bariatric dietitian for 12 months post-surgery

.     Annual follow-up care with the Bariatric Nurse for 5 years

Additional Fees to be expected:
  • Initial Dietitian appointment $150 (claimable through health fund extras cover)
  • Anaesthetist between $1800 - $2500
  • Hospital Excess (Depending on your insurance)
  • Pathology and Radiology - approx $400

**The price may vary depending on patients’ medical circumstances


Mini Gastric Bypass (Primary) Management Fee: $6000 - With Private Health Insurance, Medicare item number - 31572
Includes:
  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Follow-up care with Dr Scott Whiting
  • Follow-up with bariatric dietitian for 12 months post-surgery

.     Annual follow-up care with the Bariatric Nurse for 5 years

Additional fees to be expected:
  • Initial Dietitian appointment $150 (claimable through health fund extras cover)
  • Anaesthetist between $1800-$2500
  • Hospital Excess (Depending on your insurance)
  • Pathology and Radiology approx $400

**The price may vary depending on patients medical circumstances


Bariatric Surgery Without Private Health Insurance 

Sleeve Gastrectomy Management Fee $5500 - Without Private Health Insurance
Includes:
  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Follow-up care with Dr Scott Whiting
  • Follow-up with bariatric dietitian for 12 months post-surgery

.     Annual follow-up care with the Bariatric Nurse for 5 years

Additional fees to be expected:
  • Initial Dietitian Consultation: $150
  • Anaesthetist between $1800 - $2200
  • The Mater Private Hospital Townsville - 13,500**
  • Pathology & Radiology: up to $2000
  • Psychologist $180
Approximate Total Cost Between: $ 22,130.00 - $23,530

**The price may vary depending on patients’ medical circumstances

** This fee is based on a single item number and no complications. 


Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (Primary) Management Fee $7000 – Without Private Health Insurance
Includes:
  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Follow-up care with Dr Scott Whiting
  • Follow-up with bariatric dietitian for 12 months post-surgery
  • Annual follow-up care with the Bariatric Nurse for 5 years
Additional fees to be expected:
  • Initial Dietitian Consultation:$150
  • Anaesthetist: $1800 - $2500
  • The Mater Private Hospital Townsville - $14,000
  • Pathology & Radiology: up to $2000
  • Psychologist $180 
Approximate Total Cost Between: $ 24,130.00 - $25,830

**The price may vary depending on patients’ medical circumstances

** This fee is based on a single item number and no complications.


Mini Gastric Bypass (Primary) Management Fee $6000 – Without Private Health Insurance 
Includes:
  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Follow-up care with Dr Scott Whiting
  • Follow-up with bariatric dietitian for 12 months post-surgery
  • Annual follow-up care with the Bariatric Nurse for 5 years
Additional fees to be expected:
  • Initial Dietitian Consultation:$150
  • Anaesthetist: $1800 - $2500
  • The Mater Private Hospital Townsville - $14,000
  • Pathology & Radiology: up to $2000
  • Psychologist $180
Approximate Total Cost Between: $ 23,130.00 - $25,000

**The price may vary depending on patients’ medical circumstances

** This fee is based on a single item number and no complications.

Please note that it is the patient’s responsibility to ensure that they have a current GP referral for all of their follow-up appointments with Dr Scott Whiting

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