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Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgery

Our Department has expertise in Oncological Surgery of the Upper Gastroinstestinal Tract and advanced laparoscopic techniques.  We also manage a large number of non-malignant surgical conditions. These include:

Oesophagogastric

• Oesophageal reflux surgery
• Hiatal hernia surgery
• Surgery for achalasia
• Surgery for oesophageal and gastric malignancy
• Oesophageal function testing - motility, manometry, ambulatory pH monitoring including BRAVO catheterless pH probe

Hepatopancreatic and Biliary Surgery

• Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
• Laparoscopic exploration of the common bile duct
• Liver resection
• Resection of bile duct tumours

Obesity Surgery

• Laparoscopic gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and bypass

Pancreatic Conditions

• Management of acute pancreatitis and its complications
• Surgery of benign and malignant tumours of the pancreas

Endoscopy

• Panendoscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP, oesophageal dilatation and stenting
• Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes, endoscopic management of GI haemorrhage
 

General Surgery

• Splenectomy
• Staging of upper GI malignancy
• Adrenalectomy
• Division of adhesions
• Appendicectomy
• Hernia repair

Specialists

Associate Professor Douglas Fenton-Lee
Speciality
Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgery
Suite 403
Phone 8382 6482
Fax 8382 6485
Email drfentonlee@stvincents.com.au

Dr Koroush Haghighi
Speciality
Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgery
Suite 403
Phone 9398 0200
Fax 9398 0201

Professor Reginald V N Lord
Speciality
Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgery
Suite 606
Phone 8382 6671
Fax 8382 6672
Email recep606@stvincents.com.au