Central Gippsland Health (CGH) welcomes its newest general surgeon, Dr Amanda Young.

CGH Chief Executive Officer, Mark Dykgraaf, said CGH is proud to have such an experienced surgeon join the surgical team noting that Dr Young brings over 20 years of experience with a significant range of skills.

Dr Amanda Young trained at Royal Prince Albert Hospital and has a fellowship with Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS). Her surgical expertise includes trauma, laparoscopic surgery, thyroid, breast and emergency vascular procedures including hernia, gallbladder, varicose veins and skin lesions, colorectal surgery, general and emergency paediatric surgeries.

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 the best service possible for our community,” Mr Dykgraaf explained. “Dr Young is a wonderful asset to our team that includes Clinical Head of Unit, Mr Radha Nair, General Surgeons, Mr Paul Strauss and Mr Masimba Nyandowe.”

Patients can ask their General Practitioner for a referral to one of the CGH surgeons. For more information about the CGH surgical team is available at https://www.cghs.com.au/hospitals/sale-hospital/surgical-services/

For more information contact Tracy VanderZalm of Wordwise Communications on 0447 491 345.


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