Dr Shanta Velaiutham

After completing her medical and surgical qualifications in Malaysia, Dr Shanta Velaiutham undertook surgical training in Newcastle and obtained the fellowship in General Surgery, Australia (FRACS). She is also a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

Dr. Velaiutham has over 10 years surgical experience working in Malaysia, Australia and Scotland. She gained further training in Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery at the Edinburgh Breast Unit, Scotland. . She completed her Postgraduate Diploma of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery with University of East Anglia (UK) in 2018.

Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (HONS.), University of Malaya (RANKED 1)

Postgraduate

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • Masters of surgery, University of Malaya, 2007 (RANKED 1)
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, University of East Anglia, UK
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEDIN)
  • Visiting surgical fellow, The Edinburgh Breast Unit, Scotland 2014
  • Specialty skills in breast surgery: Principles in breast reconstruction level 1, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London
  • Specialty skills in breast surgery: Principles in breast reconstruction level 2, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London
  • Workshop i-125 guided breast surgery, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
  • Advancing breast surgery radical, Routine and reconstructive (baxter), Newcastle Surgical Training Center, Freeman Hospital, UK
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy – Radiation safety for theater staff, breast unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
  • ORBS – Oncoplastic Breast Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Nottingham, UK
  • Breast Reduction, Mastopexy and management of breast asymmetry, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London
  • Breast Cancer: Oncologic and reconstructive surgery interactive course with live surgery milan
  • Ultrasound techniques for breast surgeons australian institute of ultrasound, Goldcoast, Australia
  • Essential skills in medical education certificate, Association for Medical Education in Europe

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant General Surgeon at Calvery Mater Hospital
  • Consultant General Surgeon at Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
  • Consultant Breast Surgeon at Breast Screen – Hunter New England Local Health District

Registrations

  • Full specialist Registration (AHPRA): MED0001207829
  • General Medical Council Registration (UK): 7287386

Professional Memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • General Surgeons Australia (GSA)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSED)
  • European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
  • Overseas Specialist Surgeons Association of Australia (OSSAA)
  • Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG)
  • Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BREASTSURGANZ)
  • International Surgical Society (Breast Section)
  • Australasian Society of Breast Disease (ASBD)
  • FRACS
  • Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand
  • Health Central Coast
  • Health Hunter New England Local Health District
  • Gosford Private Hospital
  • Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
  • Maitland Private Hospital
  • Brisbane Water Private Hospital
  • Berkeley Vale Private Hospital