Bariatric General Surgeon
Bariatric (Obesity) & General Surgeon
Dr Ruth Blackham
Dr Blackham is an experienced General and Bariatric surgeon, specializing in weight loss surgery within a multidisciplinary team environment. She has won many awards during her extensive medical and academic career, including AMA Junior Doctor of the Year in 2013 and the John Corboy Medal of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. She continues lecture at CTEC at the University of Western Australia. She is currently a PhD Candidate focusing upon Safety and Quality in Bariatric Surgery: validation of a sleeve gastrectomy curriculum. She is also a Board member of the Australian/NZ Metabolic Obesity Surgery Society. She is part of the surgical team at Western Surgical Health. She would be delighted to consult with patients interested in weight loss surgery or general surgery such as hernia repairs..
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