Richard Babor


Areas of expertise:

  • Laparoscopic biliary surgery
  • Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery
  • Open and laparoscopic surgery for upper GI cancer
  • Open and laparoscopic liver and pancreas surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity



  • MBChB (Auckland), FRACS


Current employment:

  • Consultant General, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon, Counties Manukau DHB
  • Bariatric Surgeon, Auckland Weight Loss Surgery, Epsom


Overseas experience:

  • Clinical Fellow in Upper GI and Hepato-biliary Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney 2006
  • Clinical Fellow in Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery, St George Hospital, Sydney, 2007



  • Auckland Medical School
  • Post graduate training General Surgery in New Zealand
  • Upper gastro-intestinal and hepato-biliary surgery training in Auckland and Sydney