New surgeons set up rooms at Woy Woy

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Two new surgeons with specialities in breast surgery and gastro-intestinal surgery have set up rooms at Woy Woy.

Dr Mary Ling and Dr Simon Ghosh began operating and consulting at Brisbane Waters Private Hospital in late April. Dr Ling will provide breast surgery for benign breast disease and breast cancer; melanoma and skin cancer surgery; general and laparoscopic surgery; and gastroscopy and colonoscopy, including rapid access endoscopy.

Dr Ghosh will provide weight loss surgery, including laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass (Roux-y and single loop, mini-gastric bypass/single anastomosis gastric bypass) and laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, as well as complex revisional surgery such as band to bypass and sleeve to bypass. His other interests include skin lesions, lumps and bumps, herniae, appendix, bowel surgery, gallbladder, benign anorectal disease and circumcision and endoscopy including gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Dr Mary Ling obtained her medical degree from the University of New South Wales in 2005. After completing her internship and residency at St George Hospital, she commenced her general surgical training through the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital network. Dr Ling gained comprehensive experience in all aspects of general surgery through subspecialty rotations in breast surgery, melanoma and surgical oncology, colorectal surgery and upper gastrointestinal surgery at leading surgical units.

Dr Ling was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2014. She underwent postgraduate fellowship training in breast and general surgery at Gosford Hospital. She has also completed further training in oncoplastic breast surgery through BreastSurgANZ and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Dr Simon Ghosh obtained a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and physiology at King’s College London in 1995. He obtained his medical degree at Royal Free Hospital, University College London in 2002.

After completing his basic surgical training at South Devon Healthcare NHS Trust, Dr Ghosh completed his advanced surgical training in general surgery through the Newcastle and Gosford network in 2014 and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2015. Dr Ghosh has current membership with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, General Surgeons Australia and Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand. In 2015, Dr Ghosh was appointed as the postgraduate surgical fellow in emergency surgery at Gosford Hospital. In 2016, he completed a 12-month subspecialty fellowship in bariatric surgery (surgery for the treatment of weight loss and metabolic disease) at the Holy Spirit Northside and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. The fellowship included more than 500 bariatric procedures including primary, revisional and complex cases from metropolitan and interstate referrals.

SOURCE: Website, 23 Apr 2018 Facebook page, Brisbane Waters Private Hospital

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