Digest with Dolan


Meet Dr Kevin Dolan

Dr Dolan has been the Director and Head of Western Australia Laparoscopic and Obesity Surgery for patients with excess weight for over 20 years.


  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) St Andrews University 1988
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) University of Manchester 1991
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCPS) 1995
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) 1995
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) University of Manchester 1999
  • Intercollegiate Subspecialty Examination (FRCS, Upper GI) 2001
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) 2004

Gastric Sleeve

A procedure which removes a part of the stomach, restricting the amount of food one can eat. 


Mini Gastric Bypass

A simplified version of the gastric bypass procedure.


About the Practice

Meet the team at Dr Kevin Dolan’s weight loss surgery clinic in Perth


About Dr Kevin Dolan

Learn more about Dr Kevin Dolan here. 


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Life after bariatric surgery

After your surgery your doctor will provide you with ongoing support and a detailed care plan.

After bariatric surgery, regular post-operative follow up visits are important to ensure your complete recovery and a successful outcome. The discharge instructions will have the periodical follow-up visits listed. Your first visit will be scheduled two to four weeks after surgery. You will be required to visit your bariatric surgeon regularly – six weeks, three months, six months, nine months and then annually.

Enjoy the life you always wanted.

Following bariatric surgery, your eating habits, lifestyle, and energy levels may have changed. To ensure the upkeep of your new figure, it is important for a strict lifelong aftercare plan to be implemented and followed.

Introducing Dr Kevin Dolan’s pricing packages for bariatric surgery in Perth

Bronze Package


12 Month Program


Gastric sleeve surgery

4 x face-to-face consultations with Dr Dolan

Gold Package


12 Month Program


Gastric sleeve or mini-gastric bypass surgery

6 x face-to-face consultations with Dr Dolan

Platinum Package


12 Month Program


Gastric sleeve, mini gastric bypass, SADI, SASI-S surgery

Unlimited face-to-face consultations with Dr Dolan

The link between sleeve gastrectomy and curing sleep apnoea

Sleep apnoea is a disorder that presents itself while one is asleep. It occurs when the soft tissue at the back of the mouth or throat collapses mid-sleep. When this happens, positive airway pressure is blocked, which causes breathing to stop. After a small amount of time, breathing resumes, typically with a loud gasp and/or body jerk. Consequently, sleep apnoea can decrease sleep quality, and in turn, reduce the flow of oxygen to vital organs. If the condition is left untreated, it can increase the risk of major health issues such as hypertension, heart attacks and strokes.

Three types of sleep apnoea exist including obstructive sleep apnoea, central sleep apnoea and mixed sleep apnoea.