About Dr Salena Ward

Dr. Salena Ward is an Oesophago-Gastric, Bariatric and General Surgeon who consults in Box Hill, Bundoora and Lilydale. She has specialised training and experience with surgery of the oesophagus and stomach including weight loss surgery.

She has a specific interest in investigation and treatment of patients with cancer of the stomach and oesophagus. She believes in a thorough patient consultation, aims to provide timely, comfortable and efficient service to patients in operative and non-operative care, and keeps the patient and their doctors fully informed at all stages of care.

Gender: female


Areas of Specialisation

  • Oesophagectomy (resection of the oesophagus, usually for cancer)
  • Gastrectomy (resection of the stomach, often for cancer)
  • Anti-reflux surgery / fundoplication
  • Hiatus hernia repair (as well as diaphragmatic hernia repair)
  • Hellers cardiomyotomy (for achalasia)
  • Splenectomy (removal of spleen)
  • Gastric banding surgery and Gastric bypass surgery (for obesity)
  • Cholecystectomy (removal of gallbladder, usually for stones)
  • Hernia Repair for hernia of the abdomen or groin
  • Gastroscopy (endoscopy/camera of the upper gut)



  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, The University of Melbourne, 2000
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Surgical Anatomy, Melbourne University Private, 2003
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), General Surgery, 2009
  • Specialist Fellowship in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne, 2009-2011
  • Specialist Fellowship in Oesophago-Gastric Surgery, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2011-2012

  • RACS - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • ANZGOSA - Australia and New Zealand Gastro-Oesophageal Surgery Association
  • ANZHPBA - Australia and New Zealand Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • OSSANZ - Obesity Surgery Society of Australian and New Zealand
  • ACMAV - Australian Chinese Medical Association of Victoria
  • ASAM - Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine
  • GSA - General Surgeons Australia


Contact Dr Salena Ward

03 8692 1190
Ste 301, Lvl 3
100 Victoria Pde
East Melbourne 3065

03 8692 1190
Box Hill Consulting Rooms, Ste 1, Grd Fl, Sportsmed Biologic Ekera
116-118 Thames St
Box Hill North 3129 VIC

03 8692 1190
Northpark Private Hospital (Front ldg), Ste 6
Cnr Plenty & Greenhills Rds
Bundoora 3083 VIC

03 8692 1190
Frankston Private Day Surgery Consulting Rooms, Lvl 3
24-28 Frankston-Flinders Rd
Frankston 3199 VIC

100 Victoria Pde 3065 Australia
Page last updated on 22 June 2020