Mr Salim Chaloob

Mr Chaloob is a Specialist Laparoscopic, General and Bariatric Surgeon, who completed his training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in major South Australian Hospitals including The Royal Adelaide Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital as well as the Royal Darwin Hospital. He underwent further training in laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in Brisbane and Sydney and furthermore training in Bariatric surgery in Melbourne and Sydney.  Mr Chaloob is committed to professional development and continues to update skills in Melbourne, Sydney and America. 

Mr Chaloob is based in Adelaide South Australia, consulting from 14 Waterloo Street, Glenelg SA.  Mr Chaloob operates within Adelaide’s major hospitals as well as operating once a month at Mildura Private Hospital.  Mr Chaloob established bariatric surgery at Western Community Hospital in Adelaide and established the bariatric surgery service for laparoscopic gastric sleeve and bypass in Mildura. 

Prior to relocating to Adelaide in 2016, Mr Chaloob was Director of Surgery in Mildura from 2012.  During this time he was appointed by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeon as a Trainee Supervisor and by Monash University as an Associate Professor.  Mr Chaloob developed a well-structured surgical unit with outstanding quality of care for the public and private patients.  Mr Chaloob was fundamental in developing the multidisciplinary team meeting in managing cancer patients at Mildura Base Hospital.  With his laparoscopic skills, Mr Chaloob developed minimally invasive surgery in Mildura


Mr Chaloob has extensive experience in managing complex general surgery cases and his special interests include minimally invasive surgery including general surgery, laparoscopic hernia repair, colorectal surgery and bariatric surgery.

Mr Chaloob's expertise includes outstanding skills in:

  • Gastroscopy and colonoscopy (GESA accredited)

  • Gastrointestinal surgery

  • Laparoscopic bariatric surgery

  • Colorectal Surgery (open and laparoscopic)

  • Laparoscopic hernia repairs

  • Trauma and emergency surgery

Mr Chaloob is a:

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)

  • Member of General Surgeons of Australia (GSA)

  • Member of the Colorectal Section of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Member of the Australia & New Zealand Metabolic & Obesity Surgery Society (ANZMOSS)

  • Member of the International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO)

Contact Mr Chaloob's Rooms on 08 8295 3111