About our Doctors

Dr Hugh McGregor
BSc(Hon) MBBS (Hon) PhD
Laparoscopic, Robotic and General Surgeon

Dr McGregor is an expert in hernia repair including complex abdominal wall reconstruction, redo hernia surgery, laparoscopic (keyhole) repair and robotic hernia repair. He also has an interest in surgery for pain after previous hernia repair.
He has now successfully completed over 2000 laparoscopic groin hernia repairs and close to 4000 hernia repairs. Such is his expertise that he regularly conducts training courses for local and international surgeons.
Dr McGregor is trained in robotic surgery and uses this technique to perform hernia repair where it would otherwise not be able to be repaired using keyhole techiques. To continue to provide a world class service he regularly travels overseas to keep up to date with the latest techniques and equipment to make your hernia repair as successful as possible. He has perfomed hernia surgery all over the world as a member of the charity, Hernia International. He is experienced at fixing hernias ranging from the smallest belly button hernia to the largest abdominal wall defect. Many of these can be fixed as a day case procedure. He owns Northside General Surgeons and is a Visiting Consultant Surgeon at Redcliffe Hospital. He operates privately at most Brisbane Northside hospitals. He consults at Redcliffe and North Lakes.

Dr Lindsay Watson
BMedSci MBBS FRACGP General Practitioner

Dr Lindsay Watson graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1998 and subsequently worked at a number of hospitals including the Royal Brisbane Hospital. He has worked as a General Practitioner in Queensland for over 15 years.
He has also been involved in the cosmetic industry in 2004; and has experience in laser skin treatments; including facial rejuvenation and tattoo removal; as well as injectable cosmetic products at Define Laser and Cosmetic Clinic .
He has been a fellow of the Royal Australia College of General Practice since 2004 and is a member of the Australian College of Aesthetic Medicine.
He is highly motivated to provide a professional and reliable service.
Dr Watson brings extensive medical and surgical knowledge and skill to The Brisbane Hernia Clinic and provides premium attention and care to our patients. Dr Watson has been working closely with Dr McGregor for many years, allowing patients’ fast and efficient access to high quality surgery.
Patients seeing Dr Watson for initial consulation do not require a referral.