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Series 1

Fat Surgeons

  • Fat Surgeons

    Affecting series shadowing two leading surgeons and their larger-than-life patients. Bus driver Guy Poingdestre lost an incredible 19 stone when he had a gastric bypass.

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    Follow the remarkable journeys of obese patients as they undergo surgery and fight food addiction. Expert Shaw Somers operates on Ian White to help him shed some pounds.

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    Poignant documentary series. Dieter Chris's aim is to get in shape so that he can take his grandchildren to a theme park. Things are looking up for Rachel after surgery.

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    Eye-opening medical series. Andy Richardson and his brother Paul prepare for gastric surgery. Julie is morbidly obese and needs to lose weight before having a knee operation.

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    Caroline requires a hernia operation, but no-one will operate until she slims down. Gary needs a kidney transplant, but at his current weight the procedure would be too risky.

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    Shocking reality series. Obese Dave is as wide as he is tall! Carol is so obsessed with food she has written over 80 cookery books. Can gastric bypasses change their lives?

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  • Danielle/Ian

    Startling fly-on-the-wall documentary series. Ian prepares to have his stomach stapled to curb his over-eating. Bariatric surgeon Chris Pring talks to a patient support group.

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  • Luke and Hannah

    Fighting the flab! Chef Luke has made food his life and now embarks upon an exercise program and surgery to regain a healthy body. Hannah has a gastric band fitted.

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  • Shaun and Vanessa

    Obese dad Shaun is practically housebound, but he is determined to lose the flab for his family. Vanessa is intent on losing weight ahead of her wedding.

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    Documentary series. Albert has a gastric balloon inserted into his stomach to help him slim down before surgery. Kim and Amanda reveal their astonishing weight loss stories.

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Series 2

Fat Surgeons

  • Margaret and Ian

    The fascinating documentary series chronicling the work of two leading lights in the bariatric surgery world returns. Margaret prepares for surgery and Ian shares his story.

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  • Tina and Caroline

    The fascinating documentary series chronicling the work of two leading lights in the bariatric surgery world returns. This time, we meet patients Tina and Caroline.

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  • Joanna and David

    Two renowned bariatric surgeons perform life-changing surgery. Jo has a gastric bypass and David talks candidly about life after his op.

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  • Helen and Shaun

    Unmissable real-life drama. Helen's six children have left her with a large legacy and Shaun is desperate for surgery so that he can support his son, who has Down's Syndrome.

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  • Susan and Ian

    The heroes of the bariatric surgery world take on two new cases in Chichester. Ian and Susan are both desperate to lose weight and hope that an op can give them a kick start.

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  • Ben and Vanessa

    The fat-busting surgeons transform more lives with their groundbreaking work. Patients Ben and Vanessa, who want to slim down for their wedding, are the latest satisfied customers.

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  • Mary-Emma and Julie

    Two of the UK's top bariatric surgeons wield their knives to life-changing effect once again. Patients Mary-Emma and Julie tell their stories of gastric banding and bypasses.

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  • Ian Grimble and Irene Footer

    More outstanding work from the star surgeons. Ian and Irene are both overweight and desperate to lose the pounds. Can eminent fat-busters Drs Somers, Pring and Slater help?

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  • Avril and Ian M

    Engaging series following the work of two of Britain's top bariatric surgeons as they change patients' lives with miracle surgery. Avril and Ian await treatment.

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  • Peter and Chris

    Peter and Chris are the next nervous patients to go under the surgeon's knife in this compelling series showcasing the life-changing work of Britain's top bariatric surgeons.

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