Dr Sithi Sitharthan is a General Surgeon who has had surgical training in India, United Kingdom and Australia. His interests are in Breast Cancer Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery and Surgical Gastroenterology. During higher surgical training in the UK, he was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 1992 and the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in 1999. His post fellowship advanced surgical training were at the Minimal Access Surgery Training Unit in Liverpool, England and at the Aberdeen University Hospital, Scotland. After 10 years of Surgical training in the United Kingdom, he immigrated to Australia in 2002 and also obtained the Australian Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2004.
Over the past 19 years, Sithi has enjoyed working as a General Surgeon in the beautiful South Coast of NSW. He is interested in interventional endoscopic procedures and laparoscopic bowel resections and in breast cancer surgery, and is an active member of the Shoalhaven Multi-disciplinary Oncology Team. He is passionate about the delivery of high quality surgical care in regional and peripheral areas. Over the past several years he has made presentations of his Shoalhaven work in several international conferences - in Yokohama, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur and Auckland. Above all, he relishes the day-to-day interactions and connections with his patients and takes pride in the personalised and expedited care he offers to his patients. He and his family live in the South Coast. Sithi enjoys photography, and the beauty of Illawarra & Shoalhaven helps keep that passion alive. He has also taken up learning Cello and is thoroughly enjoying it.