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Mr. Atul Dhabuwala


  • Bariatric and Weight Loss Surgery
  • General Surgery

Atul completed his medical degree in Bombay, India and started training in General Surgery. He moved to New Zealand, and had further training in General Surgery to become a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2005. Following this, he did two years of Travelling Fellowship to centres of excellence in Germany (Heidelberg, Frankfurt, Essen and Cologne) gaining experience in Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal surgery, Upper GI and HPB surgery. He also acquired a Diploma in Laparoscopic surgery at the Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg, France in 2008.

Since April 2008, Atul has been working as a Consultant Surgeon at Hutt Hospital with specialised interest in Upper GI and Minimally invasive surgery. Having had the privilege of training with two leading Obesity Surgeons in New Zealand, enthusiasm for Obesity surgery has been inevitable. He has been performing Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux en Y Gastric Bypass, & Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery at Boulcott Hospital.

Special interests:

  • Laparoscopic:
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy / Roux en Y Gastric Bypass / Mini Gastric Bypass
    • Hiatus hernia / Anti-reflux surgery
    • Bowel surgery
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Ventral hernia
    • Inguinal hernia
  • Upper GI tract and pancreatic diseases
  • Thyroid diseases
  • Pilonidal sinus
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