Dr Sivanesan FRCOG (UK) FRANZCOG (Dr Kanapathippillai Sivanesan) is a UK trained specialist general gynaecologist with a private gynaecology practice at North West Private Hospital, Everton Park, Brisbane North and St. Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital (Ipswich, Brisbane, QLD) who had been part of the Brisbane community since he emigrated here from the UK in 2013.
Well known for his commitment to providing patient-centred care and his calm and compassionate bedside manner, Dr Siva tailors his gynaecological treatments to deliver the best possible outcomes for women at all ages and stages of their reproductive life, from adolescence right through to the post-menopausal years.
Dr Siva offers comprehensive treatment for all kinds of gynaecological problems, including abnormal bleeding, heavy periods, pelvic pain, endometriosis, adenomyosis, fertility, ovarian cysts, pap smear abnormalities, pelvic inflammatory disease, and pelvic organ prolapse for patients from all over Brisbane, Ipswich and beyond.
In addition to this wide range of general gynaecological services, Dr Siva also has a special interest in gynaecological surgery and he is a highly experienced and accredited Level 5 laparoscopic surgeon.
Dr Siva uses the very latest in minimally invasive surgical techniques to regularly perform Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Pelvic Floor Surgery, Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery, Novasure endometrial ablation, Colposcopy, Laparoscopic Excision of Endometriosis and Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) at North West Private Hospital, Everton Park, Brisbane and St. Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital, Ipswich, Brisbane, Queensland.
Patient centred care and tailored treatment options
Dr Siva listens to his patients so he can understand their perspectives as well as the impact their gynaecological conditions are having on their physical, emotional and mental health.
This patient centred care approach allows Dr Siva to tailor his treatment options so he can deliver the very best outcomes for each and every patient.
Surgical skills and expertise
As a highly experienced and accredited Level 5 laparoscopic surgeon, Dr Siva uses the very latest in minimally invasive laparoscopic keyhole surgical techniques that result in fewer side effects, less scarring, faster recovery times and better surgical outcomes for his patients.
Shorter waiting times
Dr Siva prides himself on offering shorter waiting times for appointments and surgery. As he has recently increased his private consultation and surgical hours, wait times to see him in his rooms have been reduced to 1-2 weeks and elective surgery can usually be performed within 2-3 weeks at North West Private Hospital, Everton Park and St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital.
If you wish to see Dr Siva as a priority, please indicate this when calling his rooms on (07) 3353 6855 (Everton Park) & (07) 3816 9189 (Ipswich).
Training and teaching junior doctors
Dr Siva also works as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Ipswich General Hospital, Ipswich, QLD.
He holds an academic title with University of Queensland as Senior Clinical Lecturer, delivering undergraduate medical student education for students from the University of Queensland and in Ipswich Hospital, training junior doctors.
Charity and volunteer work
Overseas, Dr Siva regularly volunteers in performing laparoscopic surgery and vaginal surgery in Sri Lanka, helping to train other gynaecological specialists.
Dr Siva started his initial training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Glasgow, Scotland, where he worked as a junior doctor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
He was awarded MRCOG (Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK) in 2008 while completing his specialist registrar training in Manchester, which included advanced training in urogynaecology and pelvic floor surgery.
Following specialisation, Dr Siva did a clinical fellowship in Fertility and IVF (Assisted Reproduction) at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.
Dr Siva has been a part of the Brisbane medical community since 2015 and he was awarded a Fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG) in 2014.
Dr Siva is a highly experienced gynaecologist and gynaecological laparoscopic surgeon located in Brisbane and Ipswich, Queensland, who accepts patients from all over Brisbane, Ipswich, Springfield, Brookwater, Toowoomba and beyond.
In addition to a wide range of general gynaecological services, Dr Siva also performs Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery.
Dr Siva has recently increased his private consultation and surgical hours, with wait times to see him reduced to 1-2 weeks and elective surgery usually performed within 2-3 weeks at North West Private Hospital, Everton Park, Brisbane North and St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital.
Dr Siva also accepts patients from the emergency department admissions at the St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital.