Contact Us Today

For all appointments or enquiries with Dr Tim Wright or Dr Joel Budge please contact us using one of the methods below.

Phone: (02) 4058 4483
(02) 4081 3827


Suite 1 221 Charlestown Road,
Charlestown NSW 2290 Australia

Opening Hours

We are open between 8.30 am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 2.30pm on Friday (except Holidays).


  • Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
  • Lingard Private Hospital
  • Newcastle Private Hospital.

Please note: Appointments can not be made until you have reviewed the Obesity Surgery Information presentation.

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How do I start the process:

  • Call our reception staff and book to attend a free information seminar in Merewether or Maitland
  • You will receive a seminar pack at the seminar containing many things including a pathology form to have some blood testing prior to your individual appointments with the surgeon and dietitian
  • Organise a GP referral to see the surgeon of your choice
  • Call our reception staff and book to see the surgeon and dietitian

To cancel an appointment:

Telephone the office during business hours. Please cancel at least 1 day ahead so that your appointment time can be allocated to another patient who is seeking treatment.

When you come for your appointment, remember to bring the following:

  • GP referral
  • Medicare, DVA (Department of Veterans Affairs) and health fund cards
  • Copies of operation records, medical records, x-rays, MRIs, CT scans and blood results.
  • Awareness of how you intend to pay for surgery (does your health insurance cover the surgery, superannuation, private funds)
  • An idea of when you would like to have surgery considering work and family commitments