Education & training
Profile: Dr. Kevin Ooi is a trained General Surgeon working at Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital, Fairfield District Hospital and Strathfield Private Hospital. He offers his experience and skills in endoscopy, laparoscopic surgery for gallbladders and hernia repairs, and general surgical procedures. Dr. Ooi has a speciality interest in in Colorectal conditions and surgery. He has completed additional two post-Fellowship years through the CSSANZ binational Colorectal Fellowship programme, and has worked in both Melbourne and Sydney hospitals. He now offers his expertise in minimally-invasive colon and rectal resections for benign and malignant conditions. In addition, he is interested in the management of benign pelvic and anorectal conditions, in particular rectal prolapse and fistula-in-ano. He runs an anorectal diagnostic and pelvic floor clinic at Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital.
A colorectal surgeon specialises in the management of disorders of the small bowel, colon, rectum and anus. This includes both benign (non-cancerous) and malignant (cancerous) problems such as colorectal cancer and polyps, inflammatory bowel disease including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, diverticular disease of the colon, anorectal conditions including haemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and fistulas, pelvic floor disorders including bowel prolapse, functional bowel problems such as constipation and incontinence. General Surgeon is a specialist who provides expert treatment across a broad range of emergency and planned surgical procedures, performs surgery to correct diseases and disorders covering a broad range of medical conditions.