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Dr Shashank Desai

Specialty: Breast and Endocrine Surgery
Special Interests: Breast Surgery and Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, General and Colorectal Surgery
Practices at: MPHS
Phone 07 3166 9522
Fax07 3112 0850

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Mater Health Centre Brookwater
Specialist Suites
2 Tournament Drive
Brookwater QLD 4300


Dr Desai is a General Surgeon with experience and training in Australia, New Zealand, UK and India.  During his training in Australasia and overseas he worked in major tertiary specialised surgical units of international repute.

Dr Desai recently trained and did a visiting Fellowship in Breast Reconstructive and Oncoplastic Breast Surgery in UK (Manchester) and France (Paris) which has enabled him to offer a range of Oncoplastic Breast Cancer operations and Breast Reconstruction Surgery.

In his current public hospital position as Consultant Breast and General Surgeon, Dr Desai does a wide variety of General Surgical and Laparoscopic procedures, Breast, Oncoplastic and Endocrine (Thyroid) surgery, as well as Upper and Lower GI endoscopies. Breast Surgery is his area of special interest. Dr Desai will perform private work at Mater Private Hospital Springfield.

In his private practice Dr Desai offers the following services:

Breast Surgery and Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery - Benign and Malignant
Laparoscopic Surgery – Cholecystectomy, Fundoplication (AntiReflux), Hernia repairs, Colonic resections
Endocrine Surgery – eg. Thyroidectomy
Wide spectrum of General and Colorectal Surgery – Colorectal Cancer, Haemorrhoids, Banding/Surgery, Pilonidal Sinus
Upper and Lower GI Endoscopies
Varicose Vein Surgery
Acute Surgical Emergencies




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