Head & Neck
Surgeon will undertake Oesophageal surgery that may be required to treat various conditions, such as oesophageal cancer and benign (non-cancerous) tumours or lumps, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (
), motility (food swallowing movement) disorders such as achalasia, oesophageal strictures (narrowing or closure of the
), and oesophageal diverticula (weak areas of the oesophagus that bulge or pouch outwards). Many procedures are carried out with the aid of a laparoscope, a flexible lighted tube with a camera attached, which is inserted through a small incision in the abdominal wall. Other small incisions allow instruments to be inserted.
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Mr Michael Hii is an oesophago-gastric surgeon who specialises in the treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer, hiatus hernia repair, anti-reflux surgery, surgery for achalasia and obesity surgery . . . .
Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon, specialising in surgery for disorders of the stomach and oesophagus, and weight loss surgery . . . .
Dr Salena Ward is an Oesophago-Gastric, Bariatric and General Surgeon who consults in Box Hill, Bundoora and Lilydale . . . .