Dr James Askew

Specialist Weight Loss Team
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Gastric Bypass

The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) was first performed in the 1960s and has significantly evolved to improve its efficacy and to minimise the risk of complications (such as excessive malabsorption).

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Gastric Sleeve

The laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is also known as the vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) and gastric sleeve. This surgery is a permanent irreversible operation performed via keyhole surgery where a large portion of the stomach is removed.

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Our Team

At James Askew Medical we provide a caring and professional team approach to help you achieve your weight loss goals. You will find our multidisciplinary team of specialist surgeon, dietitians, psychologist and experienced administration staff to be warm, welcoming and supportive.

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Dr. James Askew

General Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeon

Dr James Askew is an experienced Queensland trained General Surgeon who specialises in metabolic and obesity surgery.

He completed extra-post fellowship training in dedicated bariatric (weight loss) Surgical Units in Melbourne and New Zealand and has an established private practice on the Sunshine Coast.

His main consulting rooms are situated in the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital. Dr Askew supports our regional areas by running regular satellite clinics at both the Caboolture Private Hospital and specialist consulting suites in Hervey Bay.

Dr. Askew is readily available to discuss your weight loss goals with you. He is committed to ensuring that you understand your treatment options and outcomes.

James and his team provide a multidisciplinary approach to help you maximise and realise your results.

Our comprehensive care program includes dietitian and psychological support to help you on your weight loss journey.

Telehealth appointments are also available with all of our team members.

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