About Ian Shaw
Ian Shaw is an experienced general surgeon based on the north side of Brisbane, Queensland. Ian has expertise in the laparoscopic approach to gallstone disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, abdominal wall and groin herniae, obesity and colonic cancer. He also treats all intra-abdominal emergencies of a gastro-intestinal nature eg appendicitis, cholecystitis, and bowel obstruction or perforation.
Bariatric surgery: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB), Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.
General surgery: Hernia repair – umbilical/ventral, inguinal, femoral, incisional; Hiatus Hernia repair; Colo-rectal cancer surgery; Gallstones.
Upper GI surgery: Anti-reflux surgery, Hiatus hernia repair, Heller’s myotomy.
Emergency surgery: Appendicectomy, perforated bowel, bowel obstruction.
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Ian is a visiting surgeon at the Holy Spirit Northside Hospital, Chermside and the Northwest Private Hospital, Everton Park. He is also a part-time Senior Staff Specialist at the Prince Charles Hospital where he provides a general surgical service with a particular interest in upper gastro-intestinal surgery in patients with chronic respiratory illness.