Professor Reg Lord is an upper gastrointestinal, general and laparoscopic, and bariatric (weight loss) surgeon.
He practices at St Vincent’s Hospital, St Vincent’s Private Hospital, and Macquarie University Hospital, all in Sydney. After training in general surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital he spent more than five years at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. At the University of Southern California he worked as a member of the team which first performed the sleeve gastrectomy operation for weight loss and was one of the first surgeons worldwide to perform laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, more than ten years ago.
He is the only doctor in New South Wales performing the endoscopic ENDOBARRIER treatment for diabetes and weight loss. This procedure is preferable to an operation for many individuals.
Reg Lord is Head of Surgery at the Notre Dame School of Medicine, Sydney, Head of the Gastro-oesophageal Cancer Research Program at the St. Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research, adjunct Professor of Surgery at Macquarie University School of Advanced Medicine, conjoint Associate Professor at UNSW, and the immediate past chairman of the Sydney Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Society.