Dr Ian Baxter is an Upper Gastrointestinal and Metabolic Surgeon.
Dr Baxter completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland and completed his surgical training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. His post fellowship training was at Bath and Edinburgh in upper gastrointestinal surgery. He returned to work in Queensland in 1997 as Director of Surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Brisbane, and settled on the Sunshine
Coast with his family in 1998.
Dr Baxter was the first to start performing bariatric surgery on the Sunshine Coast and has been doing this for the past
20 years at the Buderim Private Hospital.
Dr Baxter is an Australian trained general surgeon with a special interest in upper gastrointestinal surgery, bariatric surgery and laparoscopic hernia surgery. Dr Baxter is a fellow of The Royal Australian College of Surgeons and has been since 1995.