Dr. Nicole Winter is an upper gastrointestinal, bariatric and general surgeon. She also works as a consultant at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne. Nicole completed her medical degree at the University of Melbourne in 2007. She was awarded her fellowship in general surgery by RACS in 2016. Nicole subsequently completed subspecialty training in upper gastrointestinal surgery through ANZGOSA. This was undertaken at Box Hill Hospital in Melbourne and Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. Nicole completed a further bariatric fellowship at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and at St Vincent's Hospital Northside with renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. George Hopkins. Nicole has a special interest in a patient-centred approach to the treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer, hiatus hernia repair, anti-reflux surgery, and bariatric surgery.Nicole is also passionate about the education and training of junior doctors and improving the surgical training experience. Nicole currently sits on the ANZGOSA board.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne Gastro Oesophageal Surgery

Suite 301 100 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Special interests

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Reflux
  • Oesophagogastric cancer

Education and training

  • PreSet Supervisor St Vincent's Hospital


  • MBBS
  • BmedSc

Professional Associations

  • RACS
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.