MedSurg Weight Loss Events 2024

MedSurg Weight Loss regularly hosts educational events for Patients and Practitioners. Please see below for our current list of events for 2024 and register your interest in attending.

MedSurg HealthFit Expo - March 3rd

World Obesity Day 2024 – Empowering Lives, Ending Stigma!

This public event is FREE for anyone wishing to learn more about the management of overweight and obesity. Come along and meet with Bariatric Surgeons, a Specialised General Practitioner, Bariatric Dietitians, Weight Management Psychologists, Multivitamin Experts and ask them your questions! Explore the different devices used in weight loss, such as the Allurion Balloon and the Lexington Medical Staple device. Have a turn of the demonstration medical weight loss injection pens and discuss with specialised nurses about the ins and outs of using these medications. Taste an array of healthy food options and explore the different flavours of protein drinks and meal replacements. Collect your free samples of Multivitamin products and grab your free coffee on the way in! 

GP Education Evening - March 21st

Health Professionals - MedSurg Weight Loss in Brisbane, QLD

Keto Diet / Reflux / Pharmacotherapy & Bariatric Surgery

We welcome our local General Practitioners to attend an educational evening with three fantastic presentations.

Dr Somayyeh Firouzi – Exploring the popular Keto Diet 

Dr Kevin Chan – Gastrointestinal Reflux Disease, when to Operate

Dr David Mitchell – The Relationship Pharmacotherapy and Bariatric Surgery 

Blackbird Restaurant 1830 – 2100

1.5 Educational Hours Available

Patient Weight Loss Workshop - June 9th

Breaking Barriers – A Multidisciplinary Educational Event 

This public event is FREE for anyone wishing to learn more about the management of overweight and obesity. Hosted by MedSurg Weight Loss, Total Upper GI Surgery and Weight Management Psychology, we welcome you to attend this free education workshop. We’re thrilled to have you join us on this journey towards a healthier lifestyle. We are specialised Bariatric and Metabolic Health Clinicians who are passionate about exceptional quality patient care and education. Our goals are to help you to achieve the best outcome from your weight loss journey. Come along to our free education session to learn more about how current weight loss treatments may work for you.

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside – 0930 – 1300

GP Education Series - May to Sept Dates TBA

A Comprehensive Overview – Obesity and Systemic Diseases

We invite Specialist General Practitioners to join us for a comprehensive review of the chronic disease that is obesity and it’s related systemic complications. Here we will review current disease related concerns and explore up to date medical, surgical and lifestyle interventions to manage obesity and it’s complications. 

This collaborative workshop series will involve monthly industry sponsored dinners and is RACGP Endorsed for CPD hours and Reviewing Performance points. 

Proposed dates are: Thursday 16th May, Thursday 13th June, Thursday 11th July, Thursday 1st August and Thursday 5th of September. 

Topics will include

Obesity Overview : Current multidisciplinary approaches to treatment

Obesity : Type II Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome

Obesity : Cardiovascular Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease 

Obesity : Cancer and Orthopeadics 

Obesity : Respiratory Disease and Bariatric Anaesthesia 

By: St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside & Associates 

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