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Dr Mark D SmithBHB MBChB MMedSci(Hons) FRACS

Areas of Specialisation:

  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

Specialist Training:

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in General Surgery 1999-2005
  • Post-fellowship training in Hepatobiliary and Upper GI Surgery Auckland City Hospital 2006
  • Post-fellowship training in Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery - Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 2007
  • Post-fellowship training in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery - Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, OR, USA 2008


  • Attending Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon - Oregon Weight Loss Surgery, Portland, OR, USA 2009-2011
  • Consultant Bariatric and General Surgeon Southern DHB (Southland Hospital) 2011 ongoing
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, Department of Surgery, University of Otago 2011 ongoing


  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Australian and New Zealand Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • OraTaiao - New Zealand Climate and Health Council

Contact Details

Address Aspiring Bariatrics Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Limited
PO Box 1026
Invercargill 9840

Suite 6
Marinoto Clinic
72 Newington Avenue
Telephone 0800 377-6484
Fax 0800 893-466