- Colorectal Surgery
- General Surgery
Mr Vignesh Narasimhan is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at Mulgrave Private Hospital.
Vignesh studied medicine at the University of Otago in New Zealand, finishing with a Distinction in Surgery. He subsequently trained in Melbourne, completing his general surgery training at the Alfred hospital. Following this, he completed subspecialty training with the highly competitive colorectal training program (CSSANZ) at Fiona Stanley Hospital and Monash Health. Most recently Vignesh completed an advanced colorectal oncology and robotics fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York, one of the most prestigious cancer centres in the world.
Mr Narasimhan remains actively involved in clinical research, and has published over 50 peer reviewed publications, and multiple book chapters. He completed his PhD at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, focusing on colorectal cancer and peritoneal disease. His PhD thesis won the medal for best PhD, with his research being awarded numerous travel awards, prizes and scholarships, including the Tour De Cure Cancer Scholarship and NHMRC Post Graduate scholarship. Vignesh has received over $1.3 million in research grants.
Colorectal Conditions treated:
- Robotic, laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery
- Colon and rectal cancer
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Diverticular disease
- Rectal prolapse, faecal incontinence
- Complex endometriosis
- Perianal conditions:
- Fissures, Haemorrhoids, Fistulas, Anal pain
- Transanal surgery and TAMIS
General Surgery conditions treated:
- Hernia surgery- Laparoscopic and open
- Recurrent hernias and complex abdominal wall hernias
- Appendicitis and small bowel pathology
- Gallbladder surgery
- Pilonidal disease
- Diagnostic and therapeutic Colonoscopy and Gastroscopy
- Carpal tunnel surgery
- Skin lesions, lipomas, ingrown toenails, abscesses
All new referrals will be seen within a week, with electronic correspondence back to the referring doctor. Vignesh treats all his patients with the latest evidence-based care, collaborative decision making and with utmost respect, kindness and empathy.
“It is a pleasure to be back to where I did my training and I look forward to working with you in serving our community.”
- FRACS , PhD , CSSANZ