Dr Karim Ghanim

Dr Karim Ghanim

Convenor of Day 1 of CTEC's 2021 Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee Workshop
Consultant Breast and General Surgeon

Dr Karim Ghanim specialises in breast cancer surgery, oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery.  Completing subspecialty fellowship training in New South Wales, he returned to Perth with world-class experience in the latest Breast/Oncology and minimally invasive surgical techniques.  

Dr Ghanim is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, with extensive training in all fields of General Surgery.  He completed his advanced training in General Surgery in Perth in 2008.  In 2009, he was appointed as a Breast and General Surgeon at Royal Perth Hospital.  He then went for further advanced training in General Surgery at Wollongong Hospital which included Breast/Oncology and Laparoscopic Surgery, melanoma and skin cancer as well as thyroid surgery.

Dr Ghanim dedicated his practice and training to establish a full service to a Breast and Oncology Surgery knowing this focus of minimally invasive surgery will lead to the best outcomes for his patients.  This approach extends to sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast and melanoma surgery and laparoscopic surgery.  His subspecialty training focused on the latest breast conserving techniques as well as on aesthetic breast surgery.

Professional memberships:

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Royal Australian College of Surgeons/Surgical Oncology section
  • Breast Surgeon of Australia and New Zealand Society
  • Academy of Surgical Educators
  • Accredited Diagnostic Imaging Service. 

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