Bariatric, or Metabolic, surgery is done to assist people who are morbidly obese to change their eating behaviour in order to reduce their weight and, hence, their propensity to developing diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia and a host of other obesity-related co-morbid conditions.

This surgery is done within the context of the Chrysalis Clinic -


Dr Graham Stapleton is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a General Surgeon.

He specialises in liver and pancreatic surgery, with particular emphasis on removal of tumours of the liver and pancreas as well as other gastrointestinal cancers. He also supervises palliative treatments such as endoscopic and percutaneous stenting of obstructed bile ducts for those patients whose cancers are advanced and not resectable.

+27 (0) 21-6716181

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1406 Netcare Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital
Cnr DF Malan Street & Rua Bartholemeu Dias Plain
Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001