Orange & Bathurst
Meet Dr Mark Boccola
Dr Mark Boccola is a specialty trained Bariatric and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon. He grew up in Newcastle, NSW and attended the University of Newcastle Medical School graduating in 2006. He then trained in general surgery in Victoria obtaining his Fellowship to the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2015.
He completed two years of post-fellowship training in cancer resection and hiatal hernia repair through the ANZ Gastro-Oesophageal Surgical Association (ANZGOSA). He undertook additional post-fellowship training at an ANZ Metabolic & Obesity Surgery Society (ANZMOSS) post at Box Hill Hospital, Victoria.
During this time he developed advanced laparoscopic skills and was accredited by the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (CCRTGE) to perform therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy.