Dr Vanitha Budhavaram

Dr Vanitha Budhavaram

  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery
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6 Centennial Place
Midland 6056 WA
08 6317 3400
08 9250 3287

Where we are

25 McCourt Street Subiaco WA 6008

Dr Vanitha is a specialist breast and general surgeon and trained in the field of breast cancer and oncoplastic surgery, is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and a full member of BreastSurgANZ. She is also a GESA accredited endoscopist. 

On completing her undergraduate training, she underwent Masters in General Surgery completing with a Governor’s medal for securing first position. Dr Vanitha underwent MRCS program from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Following her Surgical Fellowship with Royal Australalasian College of Surgeons, Dr Vanitha underwent sub-specialty and accredited oncoplastic breast surgery training under the aegis of BreastSurg ANZ at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth and concurrently obtained Masters in Breast Surgery from the University of Sydney.

In addition to her special interest in breast cancer surgeries, Dr Vanitha specialises in general surgical procedures and has the expertise in treating all aspects of general surgical conditions including laparoscopic gall bladder surgery, hernia repairs, insertion of infusaport, colonoscopy and gastroscopy.

Dr Vanitha has trained internationally and comes with rich and extensive experience as a surgeon. 

Dr Vanitha keeps herself abreast with advances in management of breast diseases through her attendances/presentations at premier surgical conferences both domestic and international.

Dr Vanitha takes active interest in teaching medical students and junior doctors and was an adjunct lecturer in Flinders University.

Through her years of practice Dr Vanitha strongly believes in clear communication and empathy. She offers a tailored approach in the management of her Breast cancer patients with the input of a strong multi-disciplinary team. 

Dr Vanitha holds public appointments at Royal Perth Hospital, Fiona Stanley Hospital and St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospital. She is also the Director of Clinical Training at Royal Perth Hospital. 

 

Specialties:
  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery

Sub-Specialties:
  • Breast disorders and surgery

Special Interests:
Breast cancer management – including lumpectomy, mastectomy, oncoplastic techniques. axillary surgery, targeted axillary dissection, treatment of malignant and benign conditions of the breast (benign lumps, mastalgia, nipple discharge) , gynaecomastia, breast reconstructive and remodelling techniques, prosthesis based breast reconstruction, cosmetic breast procedures including contralateral symmetrising surgery, reduction mammoplasty, mastopexy/lift, Fat graft/lipo- filling of breast excision defects, breast augmentation, general surgical procedures – including Laparoscopic procedures, gall bladder, hernia repair, insertion of infusaportColonoscopy and Gastroscopy

  • MBBS
  • FRACS
  • MS
  • MRCS
  • Telugu
  • Tamil
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam

Telehealth consultations: Yes

Treats Children: No

No gap provider for all consultations

EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) ID: iconmidl

Icon Cancer Centre
6 Centennial Place
Midland 6056 WA
08 6317 3400
08 9250 3287

Where we are

25 McCourt Street Subiaco WA 6008
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