the comprehensive hernia care centre

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About Us

Professor Jeff Hamdorf AM

Jeff is an Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon based in Nedlands.
His surgical interests are in minimal invasive hernia repair, diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery and general surgery.

Jeff was recently awarded Membership in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2019 Australia Day Honours’ list. This acknowledges and rewards Professor Hamdorf’s significant contribution to Medical Education and all aspects of Bariatric Surgery.

Mr Ahmad in his office

He has many contemporary research and training interests both nationally and internationally. He was the inaugural Professor of Medical Education at The University of Western Australia (UWA), is the Director of CTEC, a world class skills training centre and is UWA’s Professor of Surgical Education.

He is a founding Director of the Bariatrics Australia Research Centre.

Clinical Associate Professor Hairul Ahmad

MB BS, FACEM (1999), FRACS, MS

Hairul has a strong interest in hernia repair, especially in minimal invasive (‘keyhole’) repair of complex hernias. 

He has gained specialised hernia surgery experience in North Carolina, USA; Madrid, Spain and Melbourne.

Hairul is an Australian registered specialist in General Surgery – with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), with sub-specialty training in Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery.

Mr Ahmad in his office

He is also a registered Endoscopist (diagnostic and therapeutic) with the Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA). He has also completed a fellowship in Emergency Medicine – with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM).

Hairul is intensively involved with surgical education in The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at The University of Western Australia (UWA) as a Clinical Senior Lecturer. He holds a post graduate degree of Master of Surgery. His specific interest is the role of surgical simulation in surgical education.

Consulting at

Waikiki

Suite 12, Waikiki Specialist Centre
221 Willmott Drive
Waikiki
WA 6169

Waikiki Specialist Centre

Office hours

9am–4pm Monday to Friday

Nedlands

51 Hampden Road,
Nedlands
WA 6009
 

Waikiki Private Hospital

Our Staff

Both the Waikiki and Nedlands centres are geared towards optimising the management of patients. The secretaries are experienced in the requirements of hernia patients and able to smooth the management from consultation to postoperative follow-up. Dedicated nurses will provide support for patients upon discharge and provide a point of contact for patient.

Appropriate patients will also be referred to dedicated chronic pain specialist, physiotherapists and rehabilitation. Prehabilitation optimisation will be undertaken with the assistance of a nutritionist and appropriate medical specialists.

 

Teaching and Research

Mr Ahmad in his office

Teaching

Clinical Associate Professor Ahmad has been extensively involved in teaching at local, state and national levels. 
He is a Senior Clinical Lecturer with the School of Surgery at The University of Western Australia (UWA) and is involved in teaching Junior Doctors and Trainee Surgeons. He has designed, convened and instructed in a number of laparoscopic courses at the university.

Mr Ahmad in his office

Mr Ahmad has instructed in a number of courses at state, national and international levels. He is a Senior Instructor for the course Emergency Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) run by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, as well as being instructor in a number of other courses. 

Recently Mr Ahmad was invited to instruct in a laparoscopic course in Jakarta, Indonesia.

As part of his teaching commitment, Mr Ahmad acts as a mentor for a number of medical students from UWA. His practice is also involved in providing ward and operative room experience to final year medical students from UWA.

Research

Mr Ahmad has published a number of studies in various international medical journals. 
This includes studies on minimal invasive techniques to treat pancreatic and stomach conditions.

He holds a Master of Surgery degree. His research combines his interest in surgical education and minimal invasive surgery. His thesis looked at the effectiveness and role of laparoscopic courses in teaching laparoscopy to junior doctors.

Clinical Associate Professor Hairul Ahmad 

MB BS, FACEM (1999), FRACS, MS

Suite 12, Waikiki Specialist Centre,
221 Willmott Drive, Waikiki

Professor Jeff Hamdorf, AM

51 Hampden Road, Nedlands

Practice Details

Waikiki
Suite 12, Waikiki Specialist Centre,
221 Willmott Drive, Waikiki WA 6169
(08) 9592 2298
Fax: (08) 6314 1524

Nedlands
51 Hampden Road, Nedlands WA 6009
(08) 6424 8596
Fax: (08) 9389 1770

or email us

Office hours

9am–4pm Monday to Friday

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