Dr Tim Wright

Dr. Tim Wright – Laparoscopic, General and Obesity Surgeon.

A general surgeon with a special interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr Tim Wright has been performing obesity surgery since 1997 and has performed thousands of laparoscopic gastric band procedures and gastric bypass operations.

Medical School:

  • Nottingham University UK


  • BMBS 1987
  • FRCS 1999
  • DM 2001
  • FRACS 2002

Post Graduate:

  • Training in general and laparoscopic surgery in Nottingham, Liverpool and Leeds UK and also Adelaide SA. Training completed in 1999.


  • NSW Medical Board.


  • General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery & Obesity Surgery.

Professional Memberships:

  • Obesity Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand

Current Appointments (Public Hospital):

Visiting Medical Officer (General Surgeon),

  • John Hunter Hospital
  • Belmont district hospital

Private Hospital Visiting Rights:

  • Newcastle Private Hospital, New Lambton Heights
  • Lake Macquarie Private Hospital, Gateshead
  • Newcastle Endoscopy Centre, Charlestown
  • Lingard Hospital, Merewether

His particular interests are:

  • Laparoscopic Surgery.
  • Lap Band Surgery for Obesity.
  • Laparoscopic Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic incisional and inguinal hernia repair