Specialist Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and General Surgeon, Endoscopist
Masada Consulting Suites26 Balaclava Road
East St Kilda, VIC, 3183 Get Directions
03 9038 1600
03 9038 1650
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Dr. Lara Freeman is a specialist Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon with extensive experience in the most current minimally invasive techniques for both General Surgery and Bariatric (weight loss). She has completed a sub-specialist Upper GI and Bariatric Fellowship at the Austin Hospital - an Australia and New Zealand Gastro-Oesophageal Surgical Association training institution. Dr. Freeman also received the 2010 Young Investigators Award for outstanding research at the Australian National Bariatric Meeting.
Trained in undergraduate medicine at Monash University, Lara graduated with honours in 2006 before entering the specialist general surgical training program at The Alfred. She received extensive training in general, laparoscopic (key hole) and trauma surgery, and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2016.
Dr. Freeman is also a Gastroenterology Society of Australia-accredited endoscopist.
Lara offers a comprehensive service focused on the individual, where treatment is tailored to fit the unique situation of each patient. She is available for private consultation at Masada Private Hospital, and holds a public appointment at Sandringham Hospital, an Alfred Health affiliate.
Approach to Patient Care:
• Short waiting times
• Multidisciplinary approach
• GP telephone advice
• Expert opinion