Best Surgeons in Hobart

Below is a list of the top and leading Surgeons in Hobart. To help you find the best Surgeons located near you in Hobart, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Hobart’s Best Surgeons :

The top rated Surgeons in Hobart are:

  • Dr. Stephen Wilkinson – Tasmania Anti-Obesity Surgery
  • Dr. Carey Gall – Hobart Colorectal Surgeons
  • Dr. Paul McCartney – Hobart Eye Surgeons

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Tasmania Anti-Obesity Surgery

Stephen Wilkinson - Tasmania Anti-Obesity Surgery
Stephen Wilkinson – Tasmania Anti-Obesity Surgery

Dr. Stephen Wilkinson was educated at the University of New South Wales and spent a number of years in Scotland before deciding to make Tasmania his home. As a General Surgeon, Dr Wilkinson has conducted many surgical procedures across a range of different specialties. His particular interests are: Weight loss surgery, Breast surgery, Endocrine surgery, MoleMax Melanoma Screening and melanoma surgery, Trauma surgery (a Director of EMST trauma training for the College of Surgeons) Breast Cancer Prevention research (IBIS 1 and 2 trials), Antismoking programs for children, PCM trainer, To date Dr Stephen Wilkinson has carried out over 3,300 gastric banding operations.

Dr Wilkinson was awarded an AM (Order of Australia) in 2003, and is a senior instructor for the Australasian College of Surgeons EMST Trauma Course.


Melanoma Skin Screening, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Orbera Gastric Balloon, Overstitch, Lap Band Surgery, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Procedure, Expansion of Lap Band


AddressSuite 1 Hobart Private Hospital, Corner Collins and Argyle Streets, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6214 3063


“I have been a patient of Dr. Wilkinson for 5 years now.
Dr. Wilkinson is an excellent and thorough surgeon. He is always helpful, polite and fast when doing band fills. The office staff in his suite are always lovely and friendly and always make you feel welcome and comfortable. Anyone getting surgery of any kind from Dr Wilkinson will be in very good hands. I highly recommend Dr Wilkinson.” – kristyjade10

Hobart Colorectal Surgeons

Dr. Carey Gall - Hobart Colorectal Surgeons
Dr. Carey Gall – Hobart Colorectal Surgeons

Dr. Carey Gall is a specialist Colorectal Surgeon and member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ). He has completed 9 years of post graduate surgical training in Hobart, Adelaide and Melbourne, including 3 years of sub-specialist colorectal training under the auspices of the CSSANZ. During this period he gained experience across a broad range of benign and malignant colorectal conditions.

Dr Gall commenced consultant practice in February 2006 as a partner of Hobart Colorectal Surgeons.


Laparoscopic (keyhole) Colorectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Bowel (Colorectal) Cancer, Diverticular Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Anal Conditions, Bowel Control and Pelvic Floor Problems


Address49 Augusta Rd, Lenah Valley TAS 7008
Phone: (03) 6228 2688


“Dr. Carey is amazing and a real expert at what he does. His staff are very helpful, pleasant and efficient. I highly recommend them.” – Paula Mae Dela Rosa

Hobart Eye Surgeons

Paul McCartney - Hobart Eye Surgeons
Paul McCartney – Hobart Eye Surgeons

Dr. Paul McCartney graduated from Medicine from the University of Tasmania in 1983 and trained in Ophthalmology at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney under Professor Fred Hollows.

He has been head of the Ophthalmology Department at the Royal Hobart Hospital and has held an honorary academic appointment at the University of Tasmania since 1992. He was appointed Clinical Associate Professor in 2011.

He has always expressed strong clinical interests in cataract, corneal and refractive surgery. This has led him to continuously seek the best technologies in terms of intraocular lenses and cataract surgery techniques. As a result, he is invited to teach and demonstrate surgery internationally.


Laser Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma Treatment, Diabetic Eye Screening Treatment, Macular Degeneration, Children’s Eye Services, Oculoplastic Surgery, Vitreoretinal Surgery, Dry Eye Treatment


Address182 Argyle St, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6210 6000


“An excellent and caring surgeons , best at what they do.” – Fabian Mason


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