In this episode we talk to Dr Ian Martin and what fuels his passions and zest for life as well as the tips and strategies he used to recover from a divorce. 

Ian's Bio 

Dr. Ian Martin (MB BS, FRACS)

Dr. Ian Martin is a consultant Hepatobiliary and Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon at The Wesley and Princess Alexandra Hospitals in Brisbane. His practice, Brisbane Weight Loss Surgery, specialises in bariatric surgical procedures and support, and is based at The Wesley Hospital.  In 2018 he achieved the Surgeon of Excellence Award in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Dr Martin has published many articles in his area of interest and is actively involved in ongoing research and publications. He performs regular live surgical tuition to surgeons from within Australia and internationally on the techniques of advanced laparoscopic procedures at The Wesley Hospital. For the past 15 years he has trained many surgical registrars and fellows dedicated in Upper Gastro-Intestinal tract specialties who are now working throughout Australia, and the United Kingdom in world class tertiary referral units.

His areas of sub-specialty expertise include:-
  • Laparoscopic surgery of the gallbladder and biliary tree.

  • Malignancy surgery – (laparoscopic and radical open procedures) for cancers of the stomach, pancreas and liver.

  • Laparoscopic obesity surgery.

  • Laparoscopic hernia repairs.

Dr. Martin regularly presents at national and international meetings and is on several advisory boards with respect to his areas of expertise and is a regular reviewer of international medical journals.

A list of his publications and international presentations can be found in the following link.

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