- Bariatric and Weight Loss Surgery
Mr. Aravinthan Saravanamuttu (or Ara as he likes to be called) is a specialist in Laparoscopic General, Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric surgery. Ara achieved his medical degree through the University off Melbourne in 2005. Through his time as a junior doctor, Ara gained experience at a number of Victorian public hospitals including The Alfred, Box Hill, Frankston, Maroondah, Sandringham and The Angliss. Ara has taken over Mr Richard Gilhome's practice and we welcome him officially to the LSA team.
Ara qualified as a General Surgeon in 2014 (FRACS) and went on to gain further training in Upper Gastrointestinal surgery and Bariatric Surgery. Ara has worked at Tweed Hospital in NSW and John Flynn Private Hospital in QLD where he was also exposed to robotic surgery. In 2015, he returned to the Alfred to gain valuable experience in revisional bariatric surgery, complex Upper GI surgery and trauma surgery.