Achieve your weight and wellness goals through surgery and our expert led New Beginnings program covering nutrition, mental well being and exercise tailored specifically for your body.

Dr Ian Baxter

Upper Gastrointestinal and Metabolic Surgeon

Dr Baxter is one of Queensland’s most experienced, respected and caring weight loss surgeons. Since pioneering bariatric surgery on the Sunshine Coast two decades ago he has helped more than 4,000 people transform their bodies and live healthier, more active lives.

With expertise across the full range of weight loss procedures – including Gastric Bypass, Sleeve and Banding – Dr Baxter provides advice and surgery tailored to your unique needs.

Passionate and highly committed to helping you succeed with sustainable weight loss, Dr Baxter partners with a trusted team of in-house GPs and allied health professionals to support you throughout your lifestyle transformation process.

He operates at the Buderim and Kawana Private Hospitals on the Sunshine Coast, and is available for consultations at Morayfield, Buderim and Gympie.

Surgery is just the first step in reshaping your life. We work as a team to help our patients lose weight and keep it off, so they can live healthier, happier lives.
Dr Ian Baxter

Results That Last

Weight loss surgery is a substantial commitment – that’s why it’s important to get it right the first time. Our unique New Beginnings Program supports you before, during and after your surgery. With access to a team of dedicated GPs and allied health professionals, you’ll get all the mindset and lifestyle support you need to sustain a healthier, happier you.

At Sunshine Coast Medical Weight Loss Centre, you’re in the safe hands of one of Queensland’s leading bariatric surgeons, Dr Ian Baxter. Since 1998 he’s provided life-changing surgery to more than 4,000 people – helping them to address serious health conditions and lead healthier, more active lives.

Our Accredited Practising Dietitians make sure that in the days, months and years following your surgery you have all the personalised coaching, education and support you need to develop a more positive relationship with food and achieve your weight loss goals.

Throughout your weight loss journey, our team of caring and compassionate psychologists are here to guide you through the mindset and behavioural changes needed to achieve lasting change.

We support your weight loss success every step of the way. With ongoing appointments post-surgery (in-person, online and via phone) and access to a 24/7 online support group, dietary advice and products, and other helpful resources, you’ll never feel alone.

Why Us?

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Come along to our next free information session to find out if weight loss surgery is right for you.

Weight Loss Procedures

When you are ready to embark on your medical weight loss journey, there are a number of options for us to consider when deciding on the best surgery to suit your needs. Below is a brief introduction to each procedure, however you can be rest assured that Dr Baxter will discuss these with you when you meet, to help determine the best approach for your success.

Is weight loss surgery right for me?

Over the past 20 plus years, our in house team of dedicated weight loss experts led by respected bariatric surgeon Dr Ian Baxter has helped more than 4,000 people transform their lives. We know what works, and we would like to help you too.

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Our blogs provide information on the latest medical weight loss news, pre and post operative information and tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Weight loss surgery is a significant life event, one that brings mental, physical and emotional challenges. If you’re unsure of what’s involved, our team at Sunshine Coast Medical Weight Loss Centre is here to guide and support you every inch of the way.

Call now to kick-start the next chapter of your life by finding out if weight loss surgery is right for you. You can schedule a free 30-minute appointment with our Bariatric Educator to find out more, or book a specialist consult with Dr Ian Baxter if you are ready to take the next step.

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Our Locations

Our friendly team is located under one roof on the Sunshine Coast at Buderim Private Hospital. If you live out of the area, you can also make an appointment to see Dr Ian Baxter in his consulting rooms at Morayfield or Gympie. Telehealth appointments are also available for all team members.

Buderim
Buderim Private Hospital
Suite 6, Nucleus Medical Suites
23 Elsa Wilson Drive
Buderim QLD 4556
Morayfield
Health Hub Morayfield
19-31 Dickson Road
Morayfield QLD 4506
Gympie
Gympie Specialist and Diagnostic Centre
2/71 Channon Street
Gympie QLD 4570
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Buderim
Buderim Private Hospital
Suite 6, Nucleus Medical Suites
23 Elsa Wilson Drive
Buderim QLD 4556

Tel: (07) 5444 8594
Fax: (07) 5444 8549
Email: reception@drbaxter.com.au

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Morayfield
Health Hub Morayfield
19-31 Dickson Road
Morayfield QLD 4506

Tel: (07) 5444 8594
Fax: (07) 5444 8549
Email: reception@drbaxter.com.au

Sunshine Coast Medical Weight Loss Centre logo
Gympie
Gympie Specialist and Diagnostic Centre
2/71 Channon Street
Gympie QLD 4570

Tel: (07) 5444 8594
Fax: (07) 5444 8549
Email: reception@drbaxter.com.au

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