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Suite 93 Level 5 Sandford Jackson Building, 30 Chasely Street, Auchenflower, QLD, 4066Australia

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Opening hours

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 15:00
Friday07:30 - 14:00
Enquire for a fast quote ★ Good ServiceScore™ 6.9 from 54 votes ★ 1 verified patient review. Visit our Bariatric Surgery Clinic - Suite 93 Level 5 Sandford Jackson Building, 30 Chasely Street, Auchenflower, QLD, 4066, Australia.

Popular Treatments

Bariatric Surgery Consultation
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass
Gastric Banding
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About Queensland Bariatrics

Queensland Bariatrics is one of Australia’s preeminent clinics for weight loss surgery. We are one of the most experienced weight loss surgery centres in the world. We have helped over 4,500 people make a very difficult decision to have weight loss surgery; we would like to think that we may have made them happier and healthier along the way as well.

With a highly trained team of doctors, patient care facilitators and other health professionals, Queensland Bariatrics is able to provide our patients with not only world class surgery but with comprehensive support both pre and post surgery as well as long term.

We aim to provide all our patients with a comfortable and friendly environment to gain all the information they require to help them decide if weight loss surgery will benefit them.

Our main clinic is located at the Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower; however we have satellite clinics at Stafford, Logan, Sunnybank, Toowoomba, Cairns and Noosa where our Lap-Band patients can go to for their follow up care.

The Wesley Hospital provides one of the Australia’s largest private hospitals. It is staffed by world standard surgeons, anaesthetists, cardiologists, endocrinologists and gastroenterologists, just to name a few. So in the case of patients needing multiple specialist care this can easy be provided for at the Wesley Hospital.

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Patient reviews

5.0 from 1 verified review
Bradley, Australia
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He gives you the realistic expectations and not false positives

5 50 Gastric Bypass

Gastric Sleeve or sleeve gastrectomy.

I like the "Can do" attitude and patience Dr Bowden has when you're asking questions. He makes sure you don't get the cold shoulder and shown the door without you knowing exactly what you're in for. He gives you the realistic expectations and not false positives. There is no magic wand but this surgery can certainly help a great deal. I'd recommend Dr Bowden for sure.

Lara was quite helpful and responsive also, thank you.

Treated by: Dr Blair Bowden

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Miranda, Australia19.09.2015
Lara Jacobs was fantastic


  • FRACS - Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Australia) 
  • IFSO - International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (International) 


Parking - Multistory carpark and metered street parkingAccessible to disabled peoplePublic transport access - Auchenflower Railway Station - walking distanceWheelchair accessible toiletAccess without stepsDisabled parkingPatient bathroomOn-site pharmacy

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Local accommodation - Wesley Rotary Lodge

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Bariatric Surgery Consultation


Gastric Banding


Gastric Bypass


Sleeve Gastrectomy



Queensland Bariatrics - Dr Blair Bowden

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Dr Jennifer Duncombe - Doctor at Queensland Bariatrics

Dr Jennifer Duncombe

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Jenny is very experienced when it comes to the adjusting of lap-bands and following up with our bariatric patients. She started out adjusting lap-bands back in 1996 and hasn’t looked back since.

Jenny takes her skills for adjusting lap-bands as far north as Cairns, out west to Toowoomba, up the Sunshine Coast to Noosa as well as the surrounding suburbs of Brisbane including our clinic here at the Wesley, Stafford, Logan and Sunnybank. She is also involved in training doctors in remote areas to perform lap-band adjustments.

As the number of patients coming to our clinic grows, we welcome and appreciate Jenny’s knowledge and support for our bariatric patients.

Dr Jennifer Duncombe also works as a general practitioner at her Stafford office where she has a dedicated following of patients.

Dr Blair Bowden - Doctor at Queensland Bariatrics

Dr Blair Bowden

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  Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

During my 10 years of surgical training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in Brisbane. I found laparoscopic or “keyhole” gastrointestinal surgery captivating. At that stage RBWH was on the cutting edge of this type of surgery throughout the world. I marvelled at how we were able to do incredibly complex operations with keyhole surgery, but still my patients recovered quickly. I had two main areas of surgery that I found immensely rewarding. The first was weight loss surgery and the second was cancer surgery. Why weight loss surgery I was always asked? Mainly because I saw the wonderful positive changes that happened in the majority of my patients life that came with not only loosing the weight, but more importantly often it was the first time that they were able to keep the weight off.

When I finished my training at RBWH I was offered a fellowship in keyhole weight loss surgery at the New York Medical Centre. This was very prestigious as it is an American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Centre of Excellence. I trained under Dr Christine Ren and Dr George Fielding, who are widely regarded as some of the best surgeons in the USA, who perform Lap-Band, and Gastric Bypass surgery. It has meant that I can offer my patients procedures such as Lap-Band, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass surgery with a world standard level of care.

It seems like yesterday but it was 2005 when I returned to Brisbane that I was asked to join the surgical team at what is now Queensland Bariatrics Clinic. It was a great honour as it was at that stage one of the world’s most experienced weight loss surgery clinics.

Since that time I have performed over 2,500 weight loss surgery procedures and over 15,000 general laparoscopic procedures in Australia, the United States and Europe. It has been wonderfully rewarding getting to know, and seeing the life changes that have been helpful in our patients.

Ms Lara Jacobs - Practice Manager at Queensland Bariatrics

Ms Lara Jacobs

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  Practice Manager

Lara Jacobs is a Brisbane local who combines a witty personality with patient dedication to make your experience dealing with Queensland Bariatrics a great one.

Lara has worked in the medical industry since 2003 and took over the practice manager role at Queensland Bariatrics in 2007. She is responsible for ensuring that Queensland Bariatrics runs as smoothly as possible and our patients are well taken care of, happy and relaxed.

Lara is available to take your questions about our services, weight loss surgery and receiving any feedback about your experience with Queensland Bariatrics.

In her spare time, Lara enjoys spending time with family, entertaining friends as well as taking her two dogs to the beach.

Dr Louise Gore-Jones - Doctor at Queensland Bariatrics

Dr Louise Gore-Jones

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Louise came to work at Queensland Bariatrics in 2016 and is experienced when it comes to the following up with our bariatric patients. She has a keen interest in working in the medical weight management field.

As our number of patients coming to our clinic grows, we welcome and appreciate Louise’s knowledge and support for our bariatric patients.

Dr Louise Gore-Jones also works as a general practitioner at MyHealth Toowong.

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Suite 93 Level 5 Sandford Jackson Building, 30 Chasely Street, Auchenflower, QLD, 4066Australia