Professor Reg Lord is a general and laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal
and bariatric (weight loss) surgeon.
Professor Lord practices at St Vincent’s Hospital, St Vincent’s Private Hospital, and Macquarie University Hospital, all in Sydney. After training in general surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital he spent more than five years at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. At the University of Southern California he worked as a member of the team which first performed the sleeve gastrectomy operation for weight loss and was one of the first surgeons worldwide to perform laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, more than ten years ago.
Reg Lord is Head of Surgery at the Notre Dame School of Medicine, Sydney, Head of the Gastro-oesophageal Cancer Research Program at the St. Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research, adjunct Professor of Surgery at Macquarie University School of Advanced Medicine, conjoint Associate Professor at UNSW, and the immediate past chairman of the Sydney Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Society.