Weight loss surgery is for life. That’s why you need to be sure your surgeon has a proven plan for success, and is with you every step of the way.
Weight loss surgery is not a vanity decision, and it’s not a quick fix. But it can be life-changing. If you have been struggling with obesity for a significant period of time, surgery may well be the right option for you. At Weight Loss Solutions Townsville, we know that surgery is only the beginning of your weight loss journey. It is the right support, every step of the way, which can play a huge role in your success. That’s why. we offer you a comprehensive long-term support plan, long after your surgery is over.
Surgical excellence and experience combined with a caring approach
Renowned surgeons, Dr Garth McLeod and Dr Benedict Mackay offer patients in the Townsville region access to the highest quality weight loss surgery and care. We are pleased to now be consulting from the rooms of prominent Townsville bariatric surgeon, Dr Peter Bovey.
Ongoing support right where you are, and every opportunity for lasting results.
Follow up after your surgery is so beneficial for your lasting weight loss. We want to make sure that you attend follow up appointments regularly. It should be as easy as possible for you to look after your health going forward. We come to you in Townsville, providing consultations on a monthly basis for pre and post-surgery care.
Weight Loss Solutions Townsville offer broad surgery options, because you are an individual
(Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy)
Mini gastric bypass
(Laparoscopic gastric bypass – single loop or MGB)
(Laparoscopic gastric bypass – Roux-en-Y)
(Including band to bypass and band to sleeve)
Gastric band explantation
Orbera intragastric balloon
You should have access to all surgical options, as determined by your unique needs. Both surgeons are highly experienced general surgeons with sub-specialty training in bariatric and upper gastrointestinal surgery. Both trained in high-volume specialist bariatric centres in Brisbane as well as interstate and overseas.
This means they are able to perform the full range of of weight loss surgeries, as well as revision surgery. It’s about determining which procedure is right for you and your body.
Your surgeon will perform your weight loss surgery on the Sunshine Coast. You can choose from Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital or Noosa Private Hospital. While your chosen surgeon will be your primary surgeon, both surgeons will attend. This means you get the unique benefit of two qualified specialist surgeons during your operation.
Why will you perform my surgery on the Sunshine Coast?
- These hospitals meet the standards that we expect to manage complex surgical procedures such as those performed for weight loss.
- They are Level 6 surgical hospitals with intensive care units
- Both hospitals have a high-volume bariatric service. This leads to experienced anaesthetists, theatre staff, medical consultants, ward staff and dietitians. This is imperative for the safety of our patients.
- It has been proven that patient outcomes (including safety and long term results) are better when surgery has been performed in high-volume bariatric centres.
- Two surgeons will perform your operation. Both surgeons live on the Sunshine Coast and this means our team are available around the clock for peri-operative support.
A multi-disciplinary focus to your weight loss
We offer a team approach to weight loss, through our individual surgical practices, supported by the philosophies of our parent group, Weight Loss Solutions Sunshine Coast. We believe you are more likely to have lasting results when health professionals work together. Your outcomes are greatly improved because you have access to a team of:
- Bariatric Physicians
- Exercise Physiologists
- and Dietitians
We integrate our surgical care with these services for Townsville patients receiving pre and post-operative treatment.
We look forward to meeting you, and being a part of your journey to a better, healthier life.
General enquiries Ph 0407 363 423
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Consultations by appointment
Consulting from Dr Peter Bovey’s rooms:
42 Fulham Road, Pimlico, Qld 4812