Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon
Suite 7.1, Level 7 Lee Wing, Epworth Hospital
62 Erin Street, Richmond VIC 3121
Phone (03) 8899 7717
Fax (03) 8677 9257
Dr Daniel Foley is a specialist surgeon in Melbourne Australia. Dr Foley graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Adelaide in 2008. He then undertook specialist training in General Surgery through the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. This training was based out of The Alfred Hospital (Melbourne) where he was the Principle Surgical Registrar. After completing his specialist training, Dr Foley undertook two years of subspecialist training in Upper GI surgery. The first of these years was at Monash Hospital (Melbourne) and the second at Guys’ and St Thomas’ Hospital (London).
Dr Foley sees all patients with Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgical conditions and has a specialist interest in cancer of the oesophagus (gullet or food pipe) and stomach, weight loss surgery, gastro-oesphageal reflux disease and gallstones. He is also an accredited endoscopist.
Dr Foley offers a comprehensive and holistic approach for patients suffering from cancer of the oesophagus and stomach.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux (also known as GORD and GERD) can have a major impact on quality of life and can have complications including the development of cancer, dental damage and respiratory compromise. Dr Foley offers both medical, surgical and lifestyle approaches to control reflux symptoms.
Obesity is one of the the most prevalent diseases in Australian society. Dr Foley performs tailored weight loss (also known as bariatric or metabolic) surgery inlcuding sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and adjustable gastric band.
Dr Foley performs a range of elective and emergency general surgery. Where appropriate he has a focus on laparoscopic approaches (also known as key hole surgery). Commonly performed procedures include cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal), appendicectomy, hernia repair and control of infections. He is also an accredited endoscopist with the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.