Grant Beban

Upper GI Surgeon

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Areas of expertise:

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder surgery)
  • Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery and repair of hiatus hernias (surgery for heartburn and reflux disease
  • Laparoscopic and open general surgery, including hernias
  • Laparoscopic and open bariatric surgery (surgery for obesity), including laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric sleeve and laparoscopic gastric banding
  • Surgery for benign and malignant conditions of the upper gastrointestinal tract, including oesophago-gastric cancer, GIST, achalasia

 

Qualifications:

  • MBChB (Otago), FRACS

 

Current employment:

  • Consultant general and upper gastrointestinal surgeon, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland – Auckland City Hospital, Auckland – Auckland Weight Loss Surgery, Epsom www.AWLS.co.nz – MacMurray Centre for Digestive Diseases

 

Overseas experience:

  • Fellow in Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery, St George Hospital, Sydney 2005, 2006

 

Training:

  • Otago Medical School
  • Post graduate training General Surgery in New Zealand
  • Upper Gastrointestinal surgery training in Australia