Dr Ulvi Budak is an advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgeon with specialist training in Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) and Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery. He completed his postgraduate general surgical training in South Western Sydney surgical rotations (1996-2000) including Liverpool, St Vincent’s and Wollongong Hospitals, and obtained his fellowship in 2000. His completed his post fellowship training in upper GI surgery and trauma surgery in 2003 and has been working locally within Wollongong and Shellharbour as a General/Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon since this time.
Dr Budak's main interests are weight loss surgery (obesity surgery), benign and malignant oesophago-gastric surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery; including inguinal and incisional hernia surgery, gall bladder and anti-reflux surgery. He also offers gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
During his careeer, Dr Budak has performed over 5000 laparoscopic procedures and more than 1000 weight loss surgeries including revisional weight loss procedures. He works exclusively in the Illawarra and operating at The Wollongong & Shellharbour Public Hospitals and Wollongong Private Hospital. H