Areas of Expertise

Weight Loss Procedures

  • Gastric band (insertion and reversal)
  • Gastric Sleeve (tube gastrectomy)
  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Biliopancreatic diversion
  • Weight loss revision surgery
  • Apronectomy and skin reduction surgery

Upper & Lower Gastric Procedures

  • Gastrointestinal surgery (including haemorrhoid surgery)
  • Acid reflux (GORD) surgery
  • Gastrointestinal cancer surgery

Diagnostic Procedures

  • Endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy)

General Surgery Procedures

  • Hernia surgery
  • Gallbladder (stones, cholecystecomy)
  • Appendicectomy
  • Division of adhesions
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy
  • Skin cancer and minor flap surgery
  • Vasectomy
  • Ingrown toenail surgery
  • Pilonidal sinus surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Scar revision surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgeon

Dr Ozmen is passionate about minimally invasive “key hole” surgery, which offers faster recovery time and less post-surgical pain, and has performed over 3,000 laparoscopic operations; with over 1,000 of them in weightloss and bariatric surgery (including lap band surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and revisional procedures for failed bariatric surgery performed elsewhere).

Specific Areas of Experience:

  • Minimally invasive laparoscopic (“key hole”) approaches to surgery
  • Weight loss and bariatric surgery (particularly gastric sleeves)
  • Acid reflux and GORD surgery for unbearable reflux
  • Gallbladder (cholecystectomy) surgery
  • Hernia surgery
  • Endoscopy (Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy)


In his spare time, John enjoys travelling, musicals and opera, and motor sport. He is a recent father.

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