Our History

ANZMOSS (formerly OSSANZ) started in 1980 with a meeting in South Australia of health professionals from New Zealand and Australia interested in the surgical treatment of severe obesity and has continued to meet since to discuss developments in this type of surgery. ANZMOSS welcomes as members any Health Professional working in the field of surgical treatment of obesity including physicians, dietitians and nurses.

ANZMOSS is a foundation member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity ( which now has 31 member countries. IFSO meets each year for 3-4 days in different countries with up to 1200 in attendance discussing the latest developments in obesity surgery.


Upcoming Events

2019 Annual Meeting
Brisbane Convention Centre
2 - 4 October 2019
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