Dr Michael Talbot (General Surgeon)

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Dr Michael Leonard Talbot
FRACS 2001
MBBS University of Otago 1992
General Surgeon
Bariatric (Obesity) Surgeon
Medical Specialties
General Surgery

Dr Michael Talbot is a Specialist in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, therapeutic Endoscopy/ERCP, Oesophageal Physiology and Reflux. After Graduating from the University of Otago in 1992 he completed his Internship in Wellington, NZ before commencing residency and surgical training at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. In 2001 he graduated from Advanced Surgical Training in Sydney South Eastern rotation then went on to complete further subspecialty training as the Lister Lecturer in Surgery at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary UK. He commenced consultant practice at St George and Wollongong Hospitals in 2003 as a UNSW Senior Lecturer in Surgery. In 2005 he consolidated his public hospital appointment to St George Hospital and currently consults at a number of other sites in Sydney and Wollongong. During his career Dr Talbot has been a pioneer of complex Bariatric Surgery in NSW and has for the last decade had the highest caseload of these patients in the state. He performed Australasia’s first robotic bariatric and oesophageal surgical procedures. Dr Talbot offers the full range of endoscopic and surgical treatments for neoplasia in the oesophagus and stomach and runs NSW’s longest established High Resolution Oesophageal Diagnostic Lab. He is one of very few clinicians in Australia experienced in newly introduced endoscopic therapies to manage early tumours and oesophageal functional disorders.

Hospital Affiliations
The Sydney Private Hospital Incorporating the NSW Eye Centre
St George Hospital NSW
Figtree Private Hospital
St George Private Hospital
Strathfield Private Hospital
Affiliated Clinics
Upper GI Surgery - St Vincent's Clinic
Upper GI Surgery - Orange
Upper GI Surgery - Wollongong
Affiliated Organisations
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
Australia and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA)
Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ)
Affiliated Universities
University of New South Wales
Medical Conditions
Swallowing disorder
Medical Interventions
Obesity Surgery
Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Upper gastrointestinal surgery
Obesity Surgery

Practice Locations


Upper GI Surgery
St George Private Hospital
Suite 3 Level 5
1 South St
Kogarah NSW 2217 
02 9553 1120
02 9553 7526
Upper GI Surgery - St Vincent's Clinic
Suite 505 Level 5
438 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010 
02 9051 0549
02 9553 7526


Upper GI Surgery - Orange
Orange Day Surgery Centre
60-62 McNamara Street
Orange NSW 2800 
02 9051 0549
02 9553 7526


Upper GI Surgery - Wollongong
Illawarra Family Medical Centre
338 – 340 Crown Street
Wollongong NSW 2500 
02 9051 0549
02 9553 7526