Westmead Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Westmead Private Hospital specialist Ertugrul Durmush

Dr Ertugrul Durmush


Dr Durmush has performed more than 2300 sleeve gastrectomies with a complication rate of less than 0.5%, a rate comparable with the world’s best bariatric surgeons. Dr Durmush’s methodologies are recognised internationally, with his expertise in the field earning him invitation to address several European bariatric surgery meetings.

Dr Durmush performs mini gastric bypass, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and metabolic surgeries such as loop bipartition bypass and transit bipartition bypass especially designed for diabetic patients.

The Life Weight Loss Centre was opened in 2007 by Dr Durmush to establish a centre of excellence for treatment of obesity in Australia. Since then, the Life Weight Loss Centre has earned a reputation as a leading destination for weight loss surgeries.

The Life Weight Loss Centre has seen sustained success by offering patients a range of surgical weight loss options, as well as expert advice in the areas of diet, psychology and exercise.

Our team of dietitians, clinical psychologists, exercise physiologists and surgeons understand the needs and challenges faced by our patients and work with them to achieve long-term results.

Dr Durmush is a full member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), International Federation of Surgery of Obesity (IFSO), Obesity Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ) and International College of Surgeons.

Special Interests

  • Obesity Surgery - laparoscopic (keyhole surgery)
  • Gallbladder and hernia surgery
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Brachioplasty
  • Endoscopies

Consulting Locations

Dr Durmush consults from Westmead Private Hospital, as well as:

Suite 2 Level 4, 171 Bigge Street
Liverpool NSW 2170

5 William Street
Fairfield NSW 2165

Endoscopy, Obesity surgery- laparoscopic (keyhole surgery) gallbladder and hernia surgery
German, Turkish