Mr Mark Grant


Mr Mark Grant

placeMarinoto House 72 Newington Avenue, Maori Hill, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand

phone(03) 464 0970

Mark is an Upper Gastrointestinal surgeon who passionate about the management of obesity and cancers of the Stomach and Oesophagus. He first came to Dunedin as an English medical student. Falling in love with the culture and the people, he played rugby for Green Island and the undertook his degree of Master of Medical Science. His passion for Bariatric Surgery started in the UK where he loved seeing how Bariatric Surgery changed lives, not only that of his patients’, but also their families too. He lives in a converted church in St Clair with Molly, his chocolate Labrador and his newly painted Kea. 

Currently Mark is the only Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric surgeon appointed at Southern DHB; his clinical interests include:

  • Laparoscopic procedures for the treatment of obesity and it’s related medical conditions
  • The management of oesophageal and stomach cancers
  • The investigation and management of benign conditions such as gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic treatment of abdominal wall hernias, and gallstone disease

He has always aimed to provide a high standard of care with an informative patient focus. 

Southern Weight loss & Laparoscopy offer a variety of procedures including: Gastric bypass surgery and Sleeve gastrectomy. They work closely with a talented dietician, to help empower you on your journey to better health and achieve your weight loss goals. Their website has been designed as an educational resource for patients and their families.