24 hours, 365 day a year support, helping more than 3,500 patients since 1980.

Multidisciplinary approach to weight management, Melbourne's Premier Research Institution.

24 hours, 365 day a year support, helping more than 3,500 patients since 1980.

Weight Loss

From non Surgical options like the Orbera Intragastric Balloon, or Surgical options such as Lap-Band® Surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass.



Gastroscopy, Colonsocopy, Flexible Sigmoidocopy, Cystoscopy including the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.


General Surgical

Laparoscopy, Gall Bladder Surgery , Anti-Reflux Surgery, Hiatus, Cancer Surgery (Upper Gastro Intestinal), Hepatobiliary Surgery and Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair Operations.


Meet Professor Peter Nottle

Peter Nottle

Associate Prof Peter Nottle is Director of Upper GI Surgery at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. His major areas of interest are Bariatric Surgery, Upper GI Cancers, Hiatus Hernia and Anti-Reflux surgery. He has been performing Bariatric Surgery for more than 30 years and Laparoscopic Gastric bands for past 15 years as well as a full range of other bariatric procedures.


Most people with a serious weight problem don’t know where to turn for help.

With more than 30 years of experience assisting people overcome serious weight problems, Melbourne’s premier weight loss specialist and Researcher - Associate Professor Peter Nottle has a multidisciplinary team of Healthcare professionals from Dietitians, Clinical Psychologists and Bariatric Physicians whom stand ready to tailor an exceptional program to suit the needs of each individual patient

BMI Calculator

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Warning – BMI may not always be an accurate measure of Obesity.




Your BMI is below 20. You may be perfectly healthy at this BMI, but if you have lost weight recently we suggest you visit your general practitioner for a check-up.

Congratulations your weight is in the ideal range. You do not need to consider a weight loss procedure.

You are overweight but not to a degree which is likely to lead to major medical problems. You may wish to consider an appointment with our Dietitian or consider use of the Orbera Intra Gastric Balloon.

We suggest a consultation to discuss your options.

You are significantly overweight and may be a candidate for a weight loss procedure, particularly if you have other problems such as diabetes and hypertension. Options include Orbera Intra-Gastric Balloon and LapBand.

We suggest a consultation to discuss your options

Your weight is now at a potentially dangerous level and you are at high risk of developing major conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Stroke, Heart Attack and some cancers. Options include Lapband, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass.

We suggest a consultation to discuss your options.

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