Dr Anaimattam Santhanam (General Surgeon)

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Dr Anaimattam 'Santee' Natesa Santhanam
FRACS 1978
MBBS Madras University 1968
General Surgeon
Colorectal Surgeon
Languages Spoken
Medical Specialties
General Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery

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

Practice Locations


Suite 2 9 Lambton Rd
Broadmeadow NSW 2292 
02 4969 3557
02 4961 0793


Colorectal Surgery Sydney
Ground Floor
38 Pacific Highway
St Leonards NSW 2065 
1300 265 666
02 9475 0057