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03 9580 6332 / 0401 888 346

Fax
03 86480678

Email
ravish.jootun@laparoscopicsurgeon.melbourne

Address
Vermont Consulting Suites
Level 3/5a, Vermont South Medical Centre
645-647 Burwood Highway
Vermont South Vic 3133

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Mr Ravish Jootun Practice Philosophy

The mission of Mr Ravish Jootun is to work with his patients to develop a treatment plan that exceeds each of his patient’s expectations.

He also prides himself on keeping up to date with the latest techniques and technologies, embracing those that enable his patients to regain their lives with the least amount of inconvenience.

He will do everything possible to make diagnosis and treatment comfortable – both emotionally and physically. He treats all his patients with respect.

Profile

Ravish Jootun is a laparoscopic, Robotic and endoscopic surgeon who specialises in Laparoscopic Hernia surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder surgery and Laparoscopic / Robotic Bowel surgery.

He also performs both colonoscopy and gastroscopy and is actively involved in bowel cancer screening as he has an interest in bowel cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

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Educational Background

Ravish qualified from the University of New South Wales and undertook his general surgical training in Melbourne. He completed a 12 months fellowship in laparoscopic bowel surgery in Western Australia and was appointed as a consultant in Northern health in 2017. He then moved to the UK where he spent 18 months in sub specialty Fellowship, the first being at the world renowned, Oxford University hospital where he gained valuable experience in complex laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for benign and malignant disease of the colon and rectum.

He then spent an additional 6 months training in robotic surgery at Portsmouth NHS trust which is one of the biggest robotic centres in Europe. As a result of this training, he is able to offer safe surgery with improved cosmetic results and faster recovery compared to conventional surgery.

He has published several peer-reviewed scientific papers and presented at international conferences. He teaches and lectures on all aspects of general surgical conditions, bowel cancer management and minimally invasive surgery.

He is currently the co-investigator in several studies of robotic and cancer management in the UK.

He was awarded the Educator of Merit- (Supervisor/Clinical Assessor) of the Year for 2017 from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Special Expertise:

  • Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery
  • Laparoscopy hernia Surgery for groin, abdominal and incisional hernia
  • Laparoscopic  & Robotic surgery for bowel cancer (Da Vinci robot Certified)
  • Surgery for haemorrhoids, fissure and fistula
  • Management of bowel cancer and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and upper GI endoscopy (GESA certified)
  • Removal of “lumps and bumps”

Professional Memberships:

  • ACPGBI - Association of Coloproctology Great Britain and Ireland
  • General surgeons Australia
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons