Dr Salena Ward
BBS, FRACS, PGDipSurgAnat, MSVisit specialist website
- General Surgery
Areas of Interest
- Gastrectomy – anti reflux repair
- Hiatus hernia repair
- Bariatric surgery
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy, VIC
Dr Salena Ward is an oesophago-gastric, bariatric (weight loss) and general surgeon consulting at St Vincent’s Private Hospitals. She performs general abdominal operations but has had specialised training and experience with stomach and oesophagus surgery.Dr Ward has a special interest in the investigation and treatment of patients with cancer of the stomach and oesophagus. She performs gastroscopy, resection of oesophagus, resection of stomach, hernia repair, spleen removal, gall bladder removal, weight loss surgery and anti-reflux surgery.
Salena graduated from the University of Melbourne and attained a post-graduate diploma in surgical anatomy from the same university. Her upper gastrointestinal surgical training was conducted at Box Hill Hospital and she received international training in the UK for oesophago-gastric surgery. In 2013 she received the higher degree of Master of Surgery from Monash University regarding the role of enzyme supplementation following oesophagectomy and gastrectomy.
Salena is involved in teaching as well as being is actively involved in surgical research.