Surgical Procedures
Caring and meticulous, a range of procedures delivered by a multidisciplinary team
Surgical Procedures
Better health for Townsville, global training delivered at a local level
Surgical Procedures
Your choice for weight loss in North Queensland, surgery that’s local

When you’re referred to Dr Scott Whiting for Upper GI, Bariatric or General surgical procedures, you’ll receive the highest quality care.

As an Upper GI & Bariatric surgeon, Dr Whiting specialises in oesophageal and gastric cancers, and the management of Barrett’s oesophagus and anti-reflux procedures. After completing his surgical training in Australia and overseas he is now dedicated to serving to North Queensland community from his base in Townsville.

He is supported by a multidisciplinary team, who work collectively to provide comprehensive care to patients before, during, and after surgery.

Surgical procedures and specialities

Dr Whiting specialises in a variety of Upper GI, Bariatric and General surgical procedures. These include:

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1. Consultation, investigation, and diagnosis

Patients are referred to Dr Whiting for weight loss surgical procedures by their GP or hospital physician because you may require assessment by a specialist. That does not always mean you’ll be having surgery but does suggest your situation is a little more complex and requires a thorough exploration of the probable cause.

Dr Whiting and his multidisciplinary team are committed to providing the highest of quality care for their patients, providing surgical procedures from their client and hospitals in Townsville.

, Dr Scott Whiting

2. Surgical intervention and/or treatment

Sometimes after a thorough assessment, surgical intervention or treatment may be needed to get you on the path to good health. This can often involve a non-invasive endoscopic procedure or other types of procedures that may require an overnight hospital stay.

Dr Whiting ensures all his patients understand their precise challenges and the surgical options available to them. Decisions about your health are important and therefore, need to be considered in the context of life quality.

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, Dr Scott Whiting
, Dr Scott Whiting

3. Post operative care and follow-up

After the decision is made to operate and the surgical procedure is completed, you’ll likely have a period of post-operative care and recovery. This experience can vary for many and is where Dr Whiting and his team will support you and help you adjust to the changes.

We work with you to ensure your recovery and continued care is well informed and based on the most up-to-date research available.

, Dr Scott Whiting

Interested in learning more about weight loss surgery?

Date: 28 August 2024
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Venue: Mater Conference Centre

Are you considering weightloss surgery?

If your BMI is between 30-35 without obesity-related health conditions, Dr Whiting will carefully determine your eligibility for surgical weight-loss interventions.

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