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Dr Saliya Ovitigalage  MBBS, MD (OBS & Gyn), FRANZCOG

Dr Saliya Ovitigalage MBBS, MD (OBS & Gyn), FRANZCOG


Main Street Medical Centre
71 Main Street, Hervey Bay Q 4655

FAX 07 4124 0660
Dr Saliya Ovitigalage has been practising medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology since 2004. He has worked in different hospitals in Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka including regional Hospitals across Victoria and Queensland. After completing advanced training at Logan Hospital in Queensland, Dr Saliya became a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. 

Dr Saliya is a full-time staff specialist (Acting Director of O&G Department) at Hervey Bay Public Hospital. He is a senior lecturer and examiner at the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland, and a training supervisor for GP Obstetricians, international medical graduates and doctors in Australian specialist training programmes. Dr Saliya is also an inventor and holds the patent for a uterine manipulator which is used for total laparoscopic hysterectomies. 

Gynaecology procedures and treatments include: 
- Hysterectomy (keyhole, vagina or open approach) 
- Prolapse surgery 
- Laparoscopy for pelvic pain, ovarian cyst, hydrosalpinx, sterilisation, fibroid etc 
- LLETZ / cone biopsy of the cervix 

Dr Saliya's areas of speciality and interest are Urogynaecology (prolapse), laparoscopic surgery, abnormal uterine bleeding and fibroids, and abnormal pap smear and colposcopy. He is well-informed and current with all latest researches and developments in this field of medicine. 

Dr Saliya is currently practicing at Main Street Medical Centre and is performing surgery at St Stephen's Hospital.

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