Bariatric Surgery may help overcome the challenges of Knee Surgery in Patients with Obesity

Knee Surgery

Knee surgery is a crucial intervention for patients suffering from severe knee problems, including arthritis and injury-induced damage. However, for super-obese patients, traditional knee surgery presents unique challenges that can complicate both the procedure and the recovery process. This blog explores the obstacles associated with performing knee surgery on patients living with obesity and discusses […]

Introducing the SADI-S Bariatric Surgery Procedure to Ireland: Blackrock WeightCare

SADI-S Bariatric Surgery Procedure

Blackrock WeightCare, a leader in innovative bariatric surgery solutions, is excited to announce the launch of the SADI-S procedure in Ireland. This significant advancement in bariatric surgery is led by Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Mr. William Robb M.D., F.R.C.S.I., who brings this cutting-edge technique to Irish patients for the first time. The SADI-S (Sleeve Gastrectomy […]

Have you had a poor outcome or weight regain with Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Have you had a poor outcome or weight regain with Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Is the SADI procedure an option for you? The single-anastomosis duodenal switch (SADI) procedure has emerged as a viable surgical option for patients who have experienced a failed or poor outcome after sleeve gastrectomy. Sleeve gastrectomy has become the operation of choice for many patients and surgeons but it has some limitations and some patients […]

Obesity and Cancer Risk – What are the Facts?

Obesity and Cancer Risk – What are the Facts?

The disease of obesity is an ever-increasing problem for the health of our population. The number of people struggling with obesity is set to rise exponentially in the coming years. Many people don’t realise that obesity is a health issue and treating it focuses on simply improving health and achieving a healthier weight for you. […]

Is Semaglutide (Ozempic) all it seems? – Horizons in Obesity Medicine

Weight loss surgery at Blackrock WeightCare, Dublin

Mr. William B. Robb, FRCSI Bariatric and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland Obesity has at last been recognised as a chronic illness and disease which results from the accumulation of excessive body fat which in turn can damage health. No more should the stigma of laziness and the “it’s your fault” culture be […]

Introducing Ireland’s Newest Weight Loss Company Blackrock WeightCare

William Robb Blackrock Weightcare surgeon in surgery room

We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new weight loss surgery in Ireland. Blackrock WeightCare will be initially located at the prestigious Blackrock Clinic in Dublin and the Hermitage Clinic. Blackrock WeightCare was created with the intention of bringing weight loss surgery and weight gain alternatives to the people of Ireland, in Ireland.