General surgery

Bariatric surgery

Hepatobiliary surgery


Chermside Health Hub
Suite 204, Level 2
621 Gympie Road
Chermside QLD 4032

Business Phone

07 3861 4677


07 3256 3516





Dr Ben Dodd is a General Surgeon with subspecialty interest in laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal (oesophagogastric) and bariatric surgery.

After growing up in Brisbane and completing a Bachelor of Science degree, Ben graduated in Medicine from the University of Queensland in 2001. He then completed his specialty training in the UK and Ireland, obtaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in 2013.

Dr Dodd returned to Brisbane to undertake further fellowship training in complex laparoscopic upper GI cancer and bariatric surgeries at the Princess Alexandra and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospitals. He also completed the Australasian Fellowship exam and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) during this time.

During these years of post-Fellowship training with world experts in their fields, Dr Dodd has obtained expertise in the management of:

  • bariatric (weight loss) surgery, including complex revisional/redo
  • evidence based dietary weight loss advice
  • reflux disease and hiatus hernia
  • upper GI (oesophagus and stomach) cancer
  • biliary (gallstone) disease
  • hernia surgery

Dr Dodd is an active supervisor of surgical registrars and regularly teaches medical students through his academic appointment as Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland. He is a member of RACS, RCS Edinburgh, ANZGOSA and OSSANZ.

Dr Dodd has presented and published during his training, and completed a Masters of Science (MSc) degree in 2010. Ben is actively leading several upper GI research projects across multiple hospital sites. He is passionate about minimising surgical complications and optimising the patient experience through enhanced recovery programmes, laparoscopic surgery and robust clinical governance and audit practices.

Dr Dodd consults at The Wesley Hospital but also fortnightly at North Lakes Specialist Medical Centre and Priority Health Medical Centre, Springfield Central.

*Dr Dodd consults at The Wesley Hospital on a fortnightly basis.

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