Mr Benjamin Keong

Consulting Surgeon


Mr Benjamin Keong is a specialist upper gastrointestinal, bariatric and general surgeon.  After completing his training through Austin Health and obtaining his general surgery fellowship in 2013, he subsequently underwent extensive subspecialty training in upper gastro-intestinal and bariatric surgery at major Australian centres including Box Hill Hospital (Melbourne) and St George Hospital (Sydney), via the ANZGOSA (Australia and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association) post-fellowship training program.

During his training he has gained experience managing benign and malignant gastro-oesophageal pathology.  He also acquired invaluable experience in weight-loss surgery at St George Hospital, which performs the highest-volume of weight-loss procedures in Australia.

He has continued to be involved in elective and emergency procedures and is GESA-accredited for upper and lower GI endoscopy. 

Ben has a keen interest in junior medical staff teaching and has been involved with medical student and registrar teaching at Eastern Health.  He is a faculty member of the ASSET course for the College of Surgeons.  He has presented research on topics including common bile duct stone management, and manometry in post-bariatric patients.

He strongly believes in close collaboration with the patient and the health team to achieve optimal results.

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