Dr Jon Morrow
MBChB, FRACS (General Surgery)
place15 Gilgit Road, Epsom, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
Jon completed his advanced training in general surgery and was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS, General Surgery). He then went on to complete a fellowship with further subspecialty training in bariatric weight loss surgery at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and Holy Spirit Northside Hospital, which are both located in Brisbane, Australia. During this time, he gained expertise in gastric banding, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass surgery, managing both primary and revisional surgery.
Upon return to Auckland in 2010, Jon obtained a public appointment at Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau District Health Board as a consultant general surgeon, and is currently head of the bariatric surgery portfolio. He has a passion for training junior doctors in both general and bariatric surgery and actively contributes towards the development of the public bariatric unit at Middlemore Hospital, improving access, pathways, and developing a database for audit purposes.