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dr ian marr Surgeon
MBChB (Stell), FCS (SA)

Dr Ian Marr is a graduate of the University of Stellenbosch. He did his post graduate specialist surgical training as a surgical registrar at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, and qualified as a specialist surgeon in 2007. He spent a fellowship year in the upper gastro-intestinal and endocrine surgical oncology unit at Groote Schuur Hospital, before being appointed as Head of Department of Surgery at Victoria Hospital, where he was actively involved in surgical training. He was invited into private practice the following year where he has pursued his interests in laparoscopic (keyhole), bariatric, hernia and thyroid surgery. Bariatric/weight loss surgery is Dr Marr’s key interest. He has travelled widely, both locally and abroad to broaden his knowledge, and has operated alongside world authorities on bariatric surgery. He hails from a proud medical family, being a 4th generation doctor and 2nd generation surgeon.