BodyFree is a weight loss surgery clinic offering expert and affordable care to all of our patients

About Us

BodyFree has helped more than 2000 people take control of their lives and their health through weight loss surgery. We offer a holistic approach aimed at helping our patients develop healthy habits that last a lifetime.

We aim to provide a professional, supportive and encouraging environment that gives patients the confidence to make the brave and empowering decision to undergo weight loss surgery.

At BodyFree, we are driven by the success of our patients, we want you to feel free to live life again, to stand proud, regain your confidence – and always and most importantly we want you to improve your overall health and wellbeing.

Our Surgical Team

Medical Director, Dr David Joseph, has been performing Bariatric Surgery for more than 15 years. He is a highly experienced surgeon who also performs liver and kidney transplants, as well as complex abdominal open and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgical procedures. Dr Joseph studied
Medicine at the University of Sydney. He trained at Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) and Concord Hospitals in Sydney, and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in the United States.

Dr Robert Gandy is a highly trained Laparoscopic Surgeon who has worked alongside Dr David Joseph since 2017. He specialises in conditions of the Upper GI Tract, including the Liver, Stomach, Oesophagus and Pancreas. He studied Medicine at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, completing his Masters at the University of Sydney. He trained at Yorkshire School of Surgery (UK) and completed his fellowship at the Bankstown, Liverpool and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals.


If you have Private Health Insurance that covers you for Bariatric Surgery (and this is your first Bariatric procedure), BodyFree has a fixed fee program for $3,750 for Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass procedures. This program covers pre and post-operative care, surgery, and post-operative follow-up. This includes all of your medical (including surgeon and bariatric physician) and dietitian consults, surgeon, anaesthetist and surgical assistant costs, and 2 years of follow up at our clinic. (If you are enquiring about Revision Bariatric Surgery, after a previous bariatric operation, then this program cost is $5,990 – $6,990)

If you would like to call your health fund to check your level of cover the item numbers are: 31575 – Gastric Sleeve, 31572 – Gastric Bypass, 31584 – Revision Bariatric Surgery

We have affordable programs available for patients who are not covered by Private Health Insurance. These fixed fee program costs are $13,490 for our basic program with limited post-operative care, or $14,990 for our all inclusive program

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