General Surgery

General Surgery – Breast Surgery – Endocrine Surgery – Laparoscopic Surgery

General Surgery is the surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. General surgery also deals with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue and hernias.
General surgical, laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures can include the following;

  • Gastroscopy and colonoscopy – polypectomies and cancer localisation
  • Gallstones – keyhole removal of gallbladder, bile duct explorations
  • Inguinal hernias – keyhole or open
  • Incisional hernias – keyhole or open
  • Upper GI surgery – fundoplication for reflux disease
  • Skin surgery – skin cancers, melanomas, moles
  • Lumps and bumps – lipomas, sebaceous cysts, ganglions, trigger finger, Dupuytren’s
  • Haemorrhoids and other anal procedures
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Vasectomy
  • Circumcision – non-paediatric patients
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Breast surgery
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Varicose veins
  • Other open and laparoscopic procedures (eg: gastrectomy, splenectomy)

Our Doctors

The following doctors have regular sessions at Western Private Consulting Suites, you can arrange an appointment by contacting us on 03 9304 7333. Click the link on each doctor to see their special interests.

Mr Chris Lu (General Surgeon)

Mr Anthony Hyett  (General & Breast Surgeon)

Mr Rodney Jacobs (General & Laparoscopic Surgeon, Endoscopist)

Mr Bill Fleming (General & Endocrine Surgeon)