Dr. Chris Couch

Laparoscopic, Bariatric & General Surgeon

M.B. B.S., FRACS, FRCS (Glas.)

Dr. Chris Couch is a Specialist Surgeon with a particular interest and expertise in Laparoscopic and Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery. His undergraduate
degree was obtained from the University of N.S.W. Postgraduate training was undertaken in Perth, Western Australia and in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Couch’s surgical practice is mainly focused on the Laparoscopic management of Obesity, Biliary (GallStone) Disease, Hernias & Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease. He currently operates at Peel Health Campus, St John of God Hospital (Murdoch) and at Waikiki Private Hospital (Rockingham).

Medical School

University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia.

Post Graduate

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons FRACS 1986

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow FRCS (Glas) 1986


Laparoscopic Surgery for Obesity-Hernias-Biliary (Gallstones) Disease-Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux

Private Hospital Visiting Rights

Peel Health Campus

St. John of God Murdoch Hospital

Waikiki Private Hospital


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery M.B.B.S.,(N.S.W.) 1977


Medical Board of Australia

Professional Memberships

Royal Australia College of Surgeons RACS
Obesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand OSSANZ


LaparoscopicSurgery for:

  • Obesity
  • Biliary (Gall Stone) Disease
  • Hernias
  • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

Carpal Tunnel Release


Meet Your Surgeons

Our doctors are here to help you:

Dr Leigh Archer

  • Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon

Dr Chris Couch

  • Founder and Director of Perth Obesity Surgery
  • Bariatric and General Surgeon
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