About Dr Govind Krishna

General & Upper-GI Specialist Surgeon

20+ Years of General Surgery and Gastrointestinal Surgical Experience Across Australia and New Zealand.

Dr Govind Krishna holds a Master of Surgery degree in General Surgery from the prestigious University of Auckland New Zealand, specialising in gastrointestinal surgery. After completing his initial medical training, Dr Krishna underwent advanced surgical training in General Surgery in New Zealand and obtained his FRACS (Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons) in General Surgery in 1999 with interests in Upper-Gastrointestinal Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery and Vascular Access Surgery for chronic renal failure patients.

Dr Krishna undertook a year of Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Auckland Hospital New Zealand followed by a year of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellowship at St George Hospital, Sydney. Thereafter, Dr Krishna was a Consultant Surgeon at Middlemore and Whangarei Hospital New Zealand.

Dr Krishna is a member of the Australian Medical Council, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australia and New Zealand Hepatobiliary Pancreatic association, OSSANZ, and the New Zealand Gatroenterological Society.

Dr Govind Krishna has particular skills in upper-gi laparoscopic (“keyhole”) surgery, including hiatal-hernia surgery to treat chronic acid reflux (GORD), groin and abdominal hernia surgery and cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal).

In addition, Dr Govind Krishna has a sub-specialised interest in bariatric surgery and has performed more than 1,250 gastric sleeves and gastric bypass operations in total.


  • MS (Master of Surgery) (Auckland University)
  • FRACS (Fellow of the Australasian College of Surgeons)
  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)


  • Obesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand (OSSANZ)
  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
  • Australian Medical Council
  • Australia and New Zealand Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Association
  • Australian & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society
  • New Zealand Gatroenterological Society


  • Conjoint Lecturer, Western Sydney University


  • 20+ experience in gastrointestinal surgery
  • 12+ years specialising in obesity surgery

Consulting Locations

  • Campbelltown
  • Fairfield
  • Liverpool

Operating Hospitals

  • Sydney Southwest Private Hospital
  • Hurstville Private Hospital
  • Campbelltown Private Hospital
  • Fairfield Public Hospital