Dr LP Cheah is an experienced Specialist General Surgeon and Endoscopist who has performed over 20,000 procedures. He graduated from the University of Melbourne as the top medical student (winning 23 awards and prizes) and completed his surgical training in both England and Australia. He created Melbourne Surgery in 2006 when he became consultant. In the early years of his specialist practice, Dr Cheah was one of the busiest general surgeon working in public hospitals in Victoria by case numbers.
His special interests are in minimally-invasive hernia repairs, colonoscopies(including haemorrhoid treatment at the same time), minor plastic surgery for skin cancer and pilonidal sinus surgery.
Dr Cheah is happy to see non-English speaking patients. He can also converse in Malay/Indonesian, Chinese(Hokkien, Mandarin,Cantonese) and some basic Farsi/Dari, Italian & Spanish
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(Appointment Request )
A referral letter from your GP is required. All telephone consults are bulk billed - the referral letter needs to be faxed to 90699480.
Please ring the location to be seen directly for a face to face appointment. Please bring along all the relevant results of tests already performed(eg Ultrasound/CT films and copy of the radiology reports or blood test results). For patients who have seen Dr LP Cheah before, a new referral is needed if it has been more than 12 months since the date of the original referral letter. Interstate and overseas patients are welcome.