Mr Ramez Bassari is a specialist surgeon in the fields of Bariatric (obesity/weight loss), Upper Gastrointestinal (reflux, stomach, oesophagus), Laparoscopic and General Surgery - including gallbladder and hernia surgery. He is also GESA accredited for gastroscopy and colonoscopy. He attended the Auckland School of Medicine, graduating in 2004. He then undertook specialist general surgical training, obtaining his FRACS in 2012. This was followed by a further 4 years of sub-specialist training in the fields of Bariatric and Upper GI surgery. These were completed both in NZ and Australia, including 2 years of accredited training through the ANZGOSA training scheme.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Richmond

Suite 6.5, Level 6 Danks Wing 89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • Bariatric/Weight loss Surgery (primary and revisional)
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery (Oesophagus, gastric, reflux, gall bladder, hernias)
  • General Surgery (laparoscopic/open)
  • Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy


  • MBChB
  • BHB

Professional Associations

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