Dr Ramesh Iyer  MBBS, FRACS

Oncoplastic breast surgery, Endocrine surgery & General surgery

Meet Dr Ramesh Iyer

Dr Ramesh Iyer attained fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2008. Prior to coming to Australia, he finished postgraduate training in surgery in India and was a gold medallist in his Indian fellowship in general surgery for Mumbai university for the year 1996. He worked in various countries as general surgeon before calling Australia his home.

Speciality interest: His sub-speciality interest is Oncoplastic breast surgery and endocrine surgery. This involves Breast cancer surgeries, mastectomies, various mammoplasty techniques as part of breast cancer excisions, clinically indicated reduction mammoplasties with nipple repositioning (breast lift) and implant reconstruction post cancer surgery. He also performs endocrine procedures such as thyroidectomies and parathyroidectomies.

He also has a broad range of general surgical practice performing laparoscopic hernia repairs, complex hernias needing component separation techniques, laparoscopic cholecystectomies, bowel surgeries, pilonidal sinus excision etc.

He is the Designated surgeon lead for Breastscreen Ipswich and part of Q group for breast screen Australia. He is also the Academic supervisor for medical students at Ipswich clinical school as part of University of Queensland.

Dr Iyer is committed to provide specialist comprehensive care for breast cancer in both public and private environment and is ably supported by breast care nurses, psychologists and physiotherapists as a multidisciplinary team involved in care of breast cancer patients from initial diagnosis, operation and post surgery management. He offers immediate and delayed breast reconstruction with implants as part of breast cancer treatment.

In his free time, he likes to watch and play cricket and going out with his family.