Dr Harald Puhalla


Dr Harald Puhalla is a General Surgeon with a private practice at Allamanda Private Hospital and John Flynn Private Hospital at the Gold Coast, Queensland.

His specialty interests include bariatric, hepato-biliary pancreatic and upper gastrointestinal surgery. Originally from Austria, where he graduated in 1994 at the Medical University of Vienna, Dr Harald Puhalla completed his specialist exam in 2002. He undertook further training in bariatric, hepato-pancreatic- biliary and upper gastrointestinal surgery in high volume centres under the guidance of international opinion leaders. During that time, he also completed a PhD in liver cancer, followed by an appointment as Consultant Surgeon at the University Hospital in Vienna.

In 2008, Dr Harald Puhalla commenced as a General Surgeon at the Gold Coast Hospital. Dr Harald Puhalla is dedicated to achieve the best possible results for his patients.

He regularly travels overseas to further his education and training and stay up to date with the latest surgical techniques.

Dr Harald Puhalla consults online via Docto. Book a video consultation.

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