Welcome to the website of Dr Greg Lumsden MBBS FANZCA (Medicare Provider Number 042315DX).

Dr Lumsden is an anaesthetist specialising in anaesthesia for bariatric (obesity) surgery based in Perth, Western Australia.

He has completed over 7000 cases since 2000 including laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and bariatric intragastric balloon insertion. Dr Lumsden performs approximately 500 bariatric cases per year.

Most cases have been performed with surgeon Dr Stephen Watson on patients weighing up to 260 kilograms and with a BMI of 99.

Dr Lumsden has presented on various aspects of bariatric anaesthesia including the FANZCA/ASA Autumn meeting of 2004, OSSANZ in 2006/2015/2016, FANZCA Spring meeting in 2007, Royal Perth Hospital Anaesthetic department in 2012, the Bariatric Anaesthesia and Surgical meeting in 2013, the FANZCA/ASA Autumn meeting of 2014 and the Bariatric Interest Group Meeting 2016

He has also delivered presentations on aspiration of gastric bands prior to surgery in 2012 and the use of Sugammadex in bariatric anaesthesia in 2011.

He has attended bariatric procedures in Barcelona, Los Angeles, Hamburg, Sydney, Belgium, the Gold Coast and Singapore.

Dr Lumsden is a member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA) with a special interest in anaesthesia for bariatric surgery and laparoscopic general surgery. He is also a member of the Australasian Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ASPCOP).

Dr Lumsden follows the principles and protocols of ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery).

Practice Manager Jenny Lumsden has run the practice since 2000.


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