Mr. Michael Hii
Mr Michael Hii is a specialist bariatric and upper GI (oesophagus and stomach) surgeon. He has undergone extensive training in Melbourne and Brisbane in the full range of obesity procedures and has performed over 300 obesity cases. He has worked in high volume obesity units at Box Hill Hospital, Victoria and at the Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, and during this time has worked alongside some of the busiest and most respected surgeons in the country. He has been the key surgical instigator in the establishment of the new metabolic weight clinic at St Vincent’s public hospital.
Mr Hii currently works as a consultant surgeon at St Vincent’s Public Hospital and the Royal Melbourne Hospital and holds an honorary position at Box Hill Hospital, Eastern health. He is also a co-director of a large private bariatric practice and sees private patients in East Melbourne, Box Hill, Bendigo and Werribee. Mr Hii operates privately at St Vincent’s Private, Epworth Freemasons and Epworth Eastern Private Hospital.
Mr. Hii has performed gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric banding fr many successful patients. He is also offers other special procedures in particular situations when patients are not suitable for the above operations. Mr Hii is able to perform all of these surgeries with the “keyhole” technique, and patients’ benefit greatly from this compared to the traditional “open” surgeries.
In addition to his clinical workload, Mr. Hii has published extensively in the obesity surgery literature and has presented at many meetings around the world on this topic. He lectures frequently in Melbourne, and as such he is up to date with all of the most modern techniques in this rapidly changing area.
Michael is dedicated to helping patients get the very best results from obesity surgery. The surgeons and the team at Melbourne Weight Loss Surgery are passionate about spending time and effort to help patients realise their weight loss goals, improve their health, get active and increase their satisfaction with life.
Mr. Michael Hii currently offers obesity surgery for private at Epworth Eastern, Epworth Freemasons and St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Fitzroy. Public patients can be referred to the metabolic clinic at St Vincent’s Hospital or to the obesity clinic at Box Hill Public Hospital.
FRACS, MBBS, BMedSci, PGDipSurgAnat