Our Team

Dr. William Braun.

Dr William Braun is a General Surgeon with sub-speciality training in Advanced Laparoscopic Upper & Lower Gastro-Intestinal & Metabolic & Hernia surgery.

Dr Braun underwent his advanced training in Sydney, and had further 2 years of post fellowship under the guidance of leading international surgeons. With extensive experience in laparoscopic gastric banding & sleeve gastrectomy, Dr Braun also trained in the USA to learn laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery from pioneers of this approach.

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Jason Wong

Dr Wong is a Specialist Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon, well noted for his very pleasant bedside manner, clear communication and holistic patient centered care.

Dr Wong underwent surgical training in New Zealand, followed by a sub-specialist Oesophagogastric and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Auckland City Hospital, and a further General Surgery Fellowship which included further bariatric surgery training at Redcliffe Hospital.

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Dr Anastasia Braun, Psychiatrist

Dr Anastasia Braun, Psychiatrist, is an approachable and dedicated professional who has experience in assisting patients with a range of difficulties.

Anastasia has a special interest in managing patients with co-existing mental and physical illness, and bariatric surgery. Anastasia provides pre and post surgical psycho education in all areas.  Her treatment is focused on maximising a patient’s quality of life.

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  • Elle Castro Bringas

    Managing Director, JP (Qual)
    Elle Castro Bringas.

    In 2013, Elle joined the team. Elle is passionate in supporting the team to achieve their full potential and their individual goals. Elle also enjoys meeting and getting to know the patients individually. Her goal is to ensure that an unprecedented one-of-a-kind service is provided to the patients with optimum level of support. Fun Facts: Elle herself have had the Sleeve…

  • Michelle Young

    Reception at Lap Surgery Brisbane

    Michelle is new to the medical reception field, having previously worked 27 years in customer service in a family owned business.  Shelly has a friendly and professional disposition and enjoys helping people feel welcome and at ease.  Sharing her time with family and friends is the key to her happiness. Shelly is blessed with a…

  • Lisa Peterson

    Lisa Peterson.

    Lisa Peterson is friendly and approachable Dietitian and is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with the Dietitians’ Association of Australia. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (honours). Lisa’s aim is to help each client achieve their personal goals utilising her innovative analytical approach. She believes in assisting individuals to help understand…

  • Kate Feely

    Kate Feely.

    Kate is a passionate and personable Accredited Practising Dietitian with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics and she is a member of Dietitians Association of Australia.  Kate aims to guide and support her patients to reach their health and nutritional goals by providing them with individualised, realistic and maintainable strategies.  Kate has worked in a…

  • Gemma Frost


    Gemma has vast experience as a medical receptionist having worked at a GP clinic, a spinal surgeon and a large orthopaedic practice for over ten years. She especially enjoys organising all the behind the scenes work that goes into theatre bookings. Gemma keeps busy with two young children and regularly attends park run!

  • Kim Harrison


    Kim has extensive experience in bookkeeping however has spent the last five years looking after billing for a Surgical Assisting company. Although she has mostly worked behind the scenes, Kim is enjoying her new role at the front desk of welcoming new patients. Kim is a mother of five children and enjoys spending time with…