Dr Anaimattam Santhanam (General Surgeon)
Dr Santee Santhanam is a specialist Colorectal & General Surgeon, a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), a member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New-Zealand (CSSANZ), and is accredited with the Gastrointestinal Enterological Society of Australia (GESA) for training in gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
Dr Santhanam was a founding member of Sydney Colorectal Society and during his training spent some time at reputable colorectal units at St Marks (UK) and Cleveland (USA) hospitals.
Dr Santhanam is active in teaching for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), being a supervisor for the Royal North Shore Hospital Australia & NZ Surgical Skills Education and Training (ASSET) course for surgical trainees. Dr Santhanam assists in all areas of colorectal surgery and is training in assisting with robotic surgery using the da Vinci robot at Westmead Private Hospital. This has many benefits for low rectal cancers and rectopexy with this new technology allowing for better 3D vision, and more precise surgical technique.
- Hospital Affiliations
- Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
- Warners Bay Private Hospital
- Newcastle Private Hospital
- Belmont Hospital
- Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital
- Affiliated Clinics
- Colorectal Surgery Sydney
- Affiliated Organisations
- Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ)
- Colorectal Cancer