Call : (07) 5667 9766 - Mail [email protected]


Your health and safety is our highest priority. We are closely monitoring the progression of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have implemented the following policy in line with advice issued by the government and World Health Organisation to reduce the spread of the virus and risk of exposure to you and your families. Please note, this may change at short notice to follow updated recommendations.

Do not come come in for an appointment if:
– You have travelled overseas in the past 14 days
– You have come into direct contact with a person with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19
– You have flu-like symptoms, including fever, runny nose, sore throat, cough, or difficulty breathing

Tele-consults are available for most appointments. In-person appointments will only be required for a small number of consultations. Usually, in-person appointments are preferred, however in the current situation, we will only have face-to-face consultations if necessary. We will confirm this when booking your consultation.

For GPs, we are still accepting referrals. Please send them, along with appropriate radiology and pathology results, via Medical Objects, fax or email and we will arrange an appointment for when it is suitable.

For any queries, please call us on 07 5667 9766 or email us at [email protected]

Stay safe and take care.

General Surgeon Gold Coast

Dr Harald Puhalla is a General Surgeon based on the Gold Coast, Queensland, with a practice in Pacific Private Clinic. He operates at Gold Coast Private Hospital and Pindara Private Hospital.

About Dr Harald Puhalla

Dr Puhalla provides a range of surgical procedures, including weight loss surgeryliver surgerypancreatic surgery and upper gastrointestinal surgery.

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Referring GPs

Dr Puhalla welcomes the opportunity to partner with you in caring for your patients. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any specific questions or if you would like to discuss a patient. Call (07) 5667 9766 for further queries.

Contact Dr Puhalla

Phone: (07) 5667 9766
Fax: (07) 5636 6275
Email: [email protected]  

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Weight loss surgery has the reputation of being very expensive and is often incorrectly understood as a cosmetic procedure. However, losing weight in the long term is lifesaving….

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