Perth, Australia
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    • Dr Ruth Blackham
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    Dr Ruth Blackham – Bariatric & General Surgeon

    Dr Ruth Blackham is a Consultant Bariatric, Upper GI and General Surgeon.  She trained in Western Australia before undertaking a dedicated two-year fellowship in Bariatric Surgery in Perth and Melbourne.

    Dr Blackham is a Churchill Fellow having won the prestigious fellowship to undertake an international review of simulation in surgical education.  She visited centres in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, London and Cork in comparing methods of teaching surgery to undergraduates and junior doctors as well as upskilling of senior clinicians.

    Ruth completed a Master of Surgery into laparoscopic surgical skills at the University of Western Australia under Professor Jeff Hamdorf.  She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University within the School of Surgery.  She is also a PhD candidate undertaking a study into Safety and Quality in Bariatric Surgery: Validation of a Sleeve Gastrectomy curriculum.  Her focus is upon safe, measurable performance of surgical procedures.

    Dr Blackham ensures compassion and excellence in caring for all her patients. She is delighted to be back in Perth and practicing within rooms at Western Surgical Health in the major hospital precinct of Nedlands.  She operates at three hospitals:

    • St John of God Hospital, Subiaco
    • Hollywood Private Hospital, Nedlands
    • Bethesda Hospital, Claremont

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    TREATMENTS & COSTS

    Treatments

    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Gastric Banding
    • Gastric Bypass surgery

    Payment options

    • With Private health insurance
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    Dr Ruth Blackham

    QUALIFICATIONS: MBBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (University of Western Australia) MS Master of Surgery (University of Western Australia) MLegM Master of Legal Medicine (Griffith University, Qld) DCH Diploma of Child Health (Princess Margaret Hospital for Children) DRANZCOG Diploma of Royal Australian/NZ College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology VGDWH Vocational Graduate Diploma in Women’s Health (King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women) FRACS Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons FACLM Fellowship of the Australian College of Legal Medicine

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