Bariatric and General Surgeon
Dr Lincoln Rothwell is an experienced specialist Bariatric and General Surgeon. He undertook his medical training in Auckland New Zealand prior to commencing advanced general surgical training in Sydney. He gained a wide surgical experience at different surgical centers and states during this time.
During this time he focused on upper gastrointestinal surgery and gained experience in bariatric surgery. He was admitted to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2009 as a Specialist Surgeon, and undertook surgical positions further refining his advanced laparoscopic skills. In addition he gained Gastroenterological Society of Australia accreditation in endoscopic procedures.
In 2012 Dr Rothwell completed a Masters of Surgical Science degree through the University of Adelaide and then commenced a Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic surgical fellowship at Flinders Medical Centre and the Adelaide Bariatric Centre. During this time he came to understand the importance of obesity as a disease and the effect of it on a person’s health both physical and mental. In addition to the significant benefits of Bariatric surgery in combating obesity and its co-morbidities. He gained extensive experience in primary and revisional bariatric surgery, and then commenced working as a Specialist Bariatric Surgeon in Adelaide in 2015.
During this time he undertook, presented and published research in the field of Bariatric Surgery and was awarded the Obesity Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand’s young researcher prize in 2013.
Dr Rothwell moved to Brisbane in 2016, after being appointed to Ipswich General Hospital as a Staff Specialist Surgeon. He also has an academic appointment as a Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland.
Dr Rothwell is a current member of OSSANZ and offers primary and revisional bariatric surgery, and laparoscopic general surgical procedures as well as gastroscopy and colonoscopy.