Allurion Balloon
The Allurion Gastric Balloon is a powerful weight loss solution and is ideal for patients seeking a non-surgical weight loss option.
Gastric Sleeve
Gastric sleeve surgery is an effective surgical weight loss procedure involving the permanent reduction of the stomach size to restrict food consumption.
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
A full gastric bypass (AKA Roux-en-Y gastric bypass) surgery, is a highly effective and reliable weight loss procedure. Its physiological objective is to modify the length of the absorptive digestive system.
Mini Gastric Bypass/One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB)
Gastric bypass can help a person lose excess weight dramatically, lowering the risk of high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and certain heart problems. It can even reverse Type 2 diabetes.
Revisional Surgery
This is a secondary surgery for patients who've had weight loss surgery but need further treatment due to inadequate weight loss, weight regain, or initial surgery complications.
Surgery is not for everyone. Some patients prefer not to have surgery or have a less invasive method to weight loss, whilst others are not medically fit enough to undergo surgery.
Thyroid Surgery
The surgical removal or treatment of the thyroid gland to aid in weight loss. This may be necessary if thyroid disorders, such as hypothyroidism or thyroid nodules, are impacting weight management or overall health.
Parathyroid Surgery
Surgical removal or treatment of parathyroid glands to aid weight loss, optimising metabolic and hormonal balance for better outcomes in weight loss procedures.
Adrenal Surgery
The surgical removal or treatment of the adrenal glands to aid in weight loss. By addressing adrenal issues, the surgery aims to optimise hormonal balance and metabolic function, supporting better outcomes for patients
Anti-Reflux Surgery
Anti-reflux surgery in bariatrics involves procedures aimed at addressing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery.
Hernia Surgery
Hernia surgery helps to prevent complications and discomfort associated with hernias, supporting the success of the bariatric surgery and the patient's overall health and well-being.
Gallbladder Surgery
Gallbladder surgery, known as cholecystectomy, is often performed laparoscopically and aims to alleviate symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, and digestive issues.
The surgical removal of the appendix in individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. Appendicitis, inflammation of the appendix, can occur after bariatric procedures, though it's less common.
Gastroscopy examines the upper digestive tract using a flexible tube with a camera, diagnosing issues like ulcers, inflammation, bleeding, or tumours, and collecting tissue samples for analysis.
Colonoscopy is a procedure used to examine the inner lining of the large intestine (colon) and rectum. It involves inserting a thin, flexible tube with a camera and light source (colonoscope) through the rectum and into the colon.
Interventional Gastroscopy/Colonoscopy
These procedures combine diagnosis and treatment for various gastrointestinal conditions in one session, playing a vital role in managing digestive issues efficiently.

Your Surgeon: Dr. Christian Ibraheem

Dr. Christian Ibraheem, an Australian-trained Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, specialises in Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and Endocrine Surgery. A Gold Coast local, Dr. Ibraheem’s extensive training includes fellowships at Gold Coast University Hospital, The Northern Hospital, and others. His experience covers a wide range of complex surgeries in his field.

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