About Dr Govind Krishna

General & Upper-GI Specialist Surgeon

With over 18 years of general and gastrointestinal surgical experience, and more than 10 years of experience focused on the field of bariatric surgery.

Dr Krishna holds a Master of Surgery degree in General Surgery (Aukland), specialising in gastrointestinal surgery. After completing his initial training in India, 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.

In addition to bariatric surgery, Dr Govind Krishna also has extensive experience in advanced Upper-Gastrointestinal Laparoscopic surgery, including complex hiatal-hernia surgery to treat chronic acid reflux (GORD), hernia surgery and cholecystectomy.

Dr Govind Krishna provides consultative services at his rooms located at Campbelltown, Fairfield, Hurstville and Liverpool and surgical services at Fairfield Hospital and Hurstville Private Hospital, which specialises in Bariatric Surgery and Upper-GI surgery.


  • MS (Master of Surgery) (Aukland 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)


  • Conjoint Lecturer, Western Sydney University


  • 18+ experience in gastrointestinal surgery
  • 10+ years specialising in obesity surgery