The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Ashford hospital and Calvary Wakefield hospital
Dr. Shanthan Ganesh is a specialist Colorectal and General surgeon. He operates at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Ashford hospital and Calvary Wakefield hospital.
He consults at North Adelaide rooms and at Western Hospital. Dr. Ganesh specialises in the treatment of perianal conditions such as Haemorrhoidal disease and anal fissure. Dr. Ganesh's other area of interest include laparoscopic colorectal surgery for both benign and malignant colorectal conditions and laparoscopic general surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy and hernia repair). He is accredited for colonoscopy through Gastroenterological Society of Australia. He also performs trans-anal Endoscopic resection of large polyps and early rectal cancers.
He graduated from medicine at the University of New South Wales in 2001. He completed his General Surgery training in Sydney, obtaining his FRACS in General surgery in 2009. He also has a Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery (University of Adelaide) and a Master of Surgery (University of Sydney). He was selected for the Colorectal Speciality training program with Fellowships undertaken at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide and the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, under the auspices of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand.
He is also Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Adelaide. He is actively involved in teaching of medical students at the University of Adelaide. He is currently a surgical tutor for both 3rd and 4th year medical students at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
He is married with one child. He enjoys playing cricket, regular exercise and travelling with his family.
He is primarily conducting Endoscopy; Colonoscopy; PERIANAL SURGERY Haemorrhoid surgery; Surgery for perianal fistulae; Surgery for anal fissure; Excision of skin tags; Drainage of perianal abscess; GENERAL SURGERY Excision of skin lesions( not on the face or hands); Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Laparoscopic hernia surgery; Open hernia surgery; Large incisional hernia repair; Laparoscopic appendicectomy; Pilonidal surgery; Ingrown toe nail surgery; COLORECTAL SURGERY Surgery (colectomy) for bowel cancer; Surgery (colectomy) for diverticular disease.