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St. Joseph’s Hospital

Harding Avenue, Malpas, Newport
St. Joseph’s Hospital stands as a trusted and esteemed healthcare institution, committed to delivering exemplary medical services to its patients.

Balloon Options At St. Joseph’s Hospital

Start your weight loss journey


Enquire with us

Contact us to schedule a free consultation with one of our certified surgeons and learn more about your options.



At your consultation,  you’ll discuss your options based on history, age, and other external factors that the surgeon will consider.



It’s the difference between another failed weight loss venture and reaching your target. Aftercare is just as important as the procedure itself.


Book your date

Once you’ve decided on a procedure with the consultant, and happy to go ahead, our team will work with you to schedule your surgery date.

Included in all gastric balloon packages

A science-backed solution to help you lose weight and keep it off.

Gastric Balloon

Your package includes everything you need to get the best outcome from your gastric balloon journey

Dedicated Support

Our registered Dietitians, Health Coaches and support team are here to help you achieve your weight loss goals

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Local Weight Loss Surgeon

Dr Nimal Balaratnam is an experienced Consultant Gastroenterologist specialising in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. With over two decades of practice, he provides private patient care at St Joseph’s Hospital. Dr Balaratnam obtained his medical qualification from Nottingham University in 1991. He then joined the Welsh Deanery as a Specialist Registrar in 1995, where he furthered his research and training in endoscopy at Swansea University.

Getting Here

From Abergavenny town centre, head southwest on Frogmore St/A465 toward Nevill St. Turn right onto Lion St. The clinic will be on the left.

The clinic is easily accessible by public transport. The nearest bus stop is Lion Street which is 0.2 miles away. The bus stop is served by the following services: X24, X4

The clinic is well served by public transport, the nearest station is Abergavenny Station which is 0.7 miles away

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