In 2005 Dr Marinos co-founded Australia’s first clinic specialising in intragastric balloon and other endoscopic weight loss therapies (Gastric Balloon Australia). That practice was to become The BMI Clinic, and today is Australia’s leader in the provision of endoscopic bariatric therapies and research.
Dr Marinos is a leading authority on the use of intragastric balloons for weight loss and is regularly called upon to train other doctors in Australia and internationally. As the most experienced clinician in Australia, he has implanted more than 1000 gastric balloons over more than 10 years. He has also been involved in the design and clinical study of a number of novel minimally-invasive weight loss procedures and devices.
Dr Marinos maintains an interest in teaching and learning and is an adjunct senior lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of NSW. In 2006 Dr Marinos co-founded GP Grand Rounds, an independent teaching organization providing continuing medical education for General Practitioners throughout Sydney and NSW.
Dr Marinos has private rooms in Double Bay, Randwick and Bondi Junction, and is a consultant specialist (VMO) Gastroenterologist with full admitting rights to the Prince of Wales Hospitals. He performs private endoscopic procedures at the Double Bay Day Hospital and the Prince of Wales Private Hospital, and his public endoscopic procedures at the Prince of Wales Public Hospital.