Grant Beban


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



  • MBChB (Otago), FRACS


Current employment:

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


Overseas experience:

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



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