Surgical Services

Central Gippsland Health (CGH) is the major provider of  extensive surgical services in the Wellington Shire. Our skilled team of local surgeons are supported by a multidisciplinary team to provide access to general and specialist surgery procedures including colorectal, breast, laparoscopic, endoscopic, gynaecological, Ear Nose & Throat, ophthalmology, urology, IVF and Paediatrics.

CGH looks forward to commencing major Orthopaedic Surgery with the establishment of an Orthopaedic Operating Theatre in 2019.

Ask your General Practitioner for a referral to one of our surgeons:

Mr. Radha Nair

Radha has a broad spectrum of surgical expertise in trauma, laparoscopic surgery, thyroid, breast and emergency vascular procedures. This includes hernia, gallbladder, varicose veins, skin  lesions, colon resections (open & laparoscopic), thyroidectomy, breast (benign & cancer surgeries), portocath, paediatric and adult circumcisions, fixing undescended testis and stapled haemorrhoidectomy. All referrals should be faxed to the CGH Consulting Rooms on 5143 8945 or call the rooms on 5143 8944.

Mr. Paul Strauss

Paul is a General Surgeon with a particular interest in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Breast Surgery and other aspects of General Surgery including Laparoscopic  Cholecytectomy, Laparoscopic Appendecetomy, and Laparoscopic Incisional and Groin Hernia Repairs. All referrals should be faxed to Strauss Medical Centre on 5143 2744 or call 5143 2366.

Mr. Saifulla Syed

Saifulla is a General, Breast Surgeon and Endoscopist who consults from CGHS Consulting Suites. Mr Syeds’ scope of practice includes General Surgery, breast surgery, laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy, and basic hand surgery. His special interests include breast cancer surgery, breast reconstruction for breast cancer patients, breast reduction surgery for symptomatic patients, sentinel node biopsy, and laparoscopic hernia surgery. All referrals should be faxed to the CGH Consulting Rooms on 5143 8945 or call the rooms on 5143 8944.

Mr. Ruwei Xu

Ruwei has broad surgical experiences in gastrointestinal, breast, thyroid and abdominal wall hernia procedures.  He acquired advanced laparoscopic skills especially major abdominal wall hernias, gallbladder and colon cancers. He also performs surgical procedures for treatment of skin cancers, vasectomy and circumcision, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s contracture, endoscopy, colonoscopy and varicose veins. All referrals should be faxed to the CGH Consulting Rooms on 5143 8945 or call the rooms on 5143 8944.

 

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