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Dr Steven Karametos

MBBS, FRACS

Dr Steven Karametos

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, General Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Obesity & Bariatrics, Bariatric Surgery, Hepato Biliary, Endoscopy, Gastroenterology, Hepato Biliary Surgery

Mr Karametos completed a fellowship in General Surgery based at the Austin hospital in 2007 and went on to an Upper Gastrointestinal fellowship at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Following this he trained in Bariatric, Robotic and advanced Hernia surgery at various International and Australian centres. He commenced private & public practice in 2009.

Over the years, he has developed a strong interest in minimally invasive complex hernia surgery and founded the Melbourne Hernia Centre in 2018.

Mr Karametos is a firm believer in continuous learning and constantly updates his skill set. He provides new techniques for hernia repair including:

• Laparoscopic eTEP/ TAPP/TAR/Rives-Stoppa
• Robotic TAPP/eTEP/TAR hernia surgery
• Open Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
• Laparoscopic and robotic revisional repair/mesh removal.
• Repair with Biosynthetic absorbable mesh
• Minimally invasive Diastasis repair

With over 15 years experience in managing surgical patients, he provides a comprehensive and personalised service of the highest standard. In his spare time, he enjoys boating with his family on Port Phillip bay as an active member of the Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron.

Special interests include:
• Hernia Surgery
• Robotic hernia repair
• Upper GI Surgery
• Robotic Surgery
• Anti-reflux surgery
• Hiatal Hernia Surgery
• Gallbladder Surgery
• Complex Abdominal Hernia repair with component separation after hernia surgery
Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy

Group Memberships:
European Hernia Society
• AWR (Abdominal Wall Reconstruction) Surgeons
• Hernia U
• Robotic Surgery Collaboration
• International Hernia Collaboration
• ANZGOSA OSSANZIFSO - SAGES

Expertise

  • European Hernia Society 
  • AWR (Abdominal Wall Reconstruction) Surgeons
  • Hernia U
  • Robotic Surgery Collaboration
  • International Hernia Collaboration
  • ANZGOSA - OSSANZ - IFSO - SAGES

Interests

  • General Surgery
  • Upper GI Surgery
  • Bariatric surgery including Gastric band, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Rouxen Y Bypass
  • Robotic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopy Anti-reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal
  • Management of Gastric cancer and Gastrointestinal Malignancy
  • Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery
  • Complex Abdominal Hernia repair with component separation
  • Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy

 

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DR STEVEN KARAMETOS
is available at

Knox Private Hospital

ADDRESS

262 Mountain Hwy, Wantirna 3152

Holmesglen Private Hospital

ADDRESS

490 South Road, Moorabbin 3189