Education & training
MBBS, MS, FRANZCOG, CGO, Grad Certificate (Palliative Medicine)
Dr Piksi Singh Dr Piksi Singh is a certified Gynaecological Oncologist, specialising in management of all known and suspected cancers of the female genital tract, colposcopy and pre-invasive conditions of cervix, vagina and vulva. She has keen interest in managing women with hereditary familial gynaecological cancers, gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) and vulval reconstructive surgeries. She is trained to perform complex minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic procedures.Originally from India, Piksi obtained her postgraduate Obstetric and Gynaecological qualifications in 1994, working as a consultant in leading teaching institutions in New Delhi before moving to Australia in 2003. She underwent further sub specialty training in the field of Gynaecological Oncology in Adelaide, Newcastle and Brisbane, attaining her CGO in 2008. She has also acquired additional surgical training in re-secting upper abdominal disease in advanced gynaecological malignancies and robotic surgery in the United States. Piksi is committed to clinical and translational research and has authored multiple papers in peer reviewed international journals.Piksi has worked as a senior staff specialist at the Gold Coast, Royal Hobart and Christchurch Women's Hospitals. With her experience, she excels in providing continued and comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer care to women in close liaison with medical and radiation oncologists. Special interests: Hereditary familial gynaecological cancers, gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), Vulval reconstructive surgeries
A Medical Oncologist is a consultant physician specialising in the investigation, study, diagnosis, management and treatment of benign and malignant growths, tumours, cancers and diseases. Sub-specialties of oncology includes surgical oncology (removes the tumour or cancerous tissue during an operation), radiation oncology (radiation therapy), medical oncology (chemotherapy and ) hormone therapy, gynaecological oncologist (treats cancers of the female reproductive system and genitals), haematological oncologist (treats cancers of the blood and bone marrow), paediatric oncologist (treats cancers in children). Obstetrician, Gynaecologist provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical and surgical services related to the care of women, fetuses and children during pregnancy and childbirth, and to disorders of the female genital, urinary, rectal and reproductive organs. Obstetrician provide medical care before, during, and after childbirth. Gynaecologist diagnose, treat, and aid in the prevention of disorders of the female reproductive system.