Brisbane Weight Loss Surgery

Helping you achieve a healthier lifestyle.

71% of men and 56% of women in Australia are obese or overweight. It’s a staggering statistic but demonstrates just how many people out there are struggling with an unhealthy lifestyle.

By the time you consider obesity surgery, you will likely have been battling a weight problem for much of your life and have tried many different diets, appetite suppressants, antidepressants and other weight loss medications. These techniques may have resulted in temporary or limited success but in many cases, any weight loss will be rapidly regained and sometimes exceeded.

 

Meet Dr Ian Martin – Surgeon at Brisbane Weight Loss Surgery

Dr Ian Martin

Dr Ian Martin

MB BS (QLD) FRACS

Dr Ian Martin and his team at Brisbane Weight Loss Surgery have been helping patients recapture their good health and enjoyment of life for over 20 years. We understand that surgery is a significant step and our patients need ongoing support to achieve their weight loss goals.

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DR MARTIN’S EXPERTISE IS IN THE FOLLOWING FIELDS:

  • Upper Gastrointestinal
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary
  • Bariatric
  • Hernia

Am I a candidate for weight loss surgery? See our checklist:

  • Is your BMI over 35 (use our BMI calculator)?
  • Are you aged between 18 and 65 years?
  • Do you suffer from obesity-related illnesses?
  • Have you tried to lose weight without success?

If you answer YES to any of the above, contact Dr Martin

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Obesity surgery makes it easier to sufficiently modify your food intake and bring your weight down to a healthier, more comfortable range.

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It’s important to understand that once your weight exceeds a certain range, you are more likely to suffer from a wide range of illnesses, including

  • Diabetes (Type 2)
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Asthma
  • Hypertension
  • Depression
  • Arthritis
  • Varicose veins
  • Autoimmune conditions
  • Most Cancers

As well as health issues, people with obesity can experience reduced employment prospects, mobility, concentration and social acceptance.

Brisbane Weight Loss Surgery

Significant weight loss is achievable, giving you more energy, reduced health issues, improved self esteem, and the chance at a new way of life.

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