St George Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

New specialist of the month - July 2022, Dr Myriam Girgis

Dr Myriam Girgis is a gynaecologist and advanced laparoscopic surgeon at Canterbury Hospital, St George Private, Strathfield Private, and Hurstville Private hospitals. She is calm, patient, compassionate and culturally sensitive. She takes the time to listen, to offer treatment options, and to provide clear communication and advice to patients and their families, in order to empower women to make informed decisions, and to tailor her care to the individual woman’s need to achieve an optimal clinical outcome.

Highly qualified and experienced, Myriam is pleased to be able to offer management of a range of gynaecological conditions with a combination of medical and minimally invasive surgical techniques, including laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery. This includes laparoscopic hysterectomy, removal of ovarian cysts, myomectomy and endometriosis surgery, and operative hysteroscopy for endometrial ablation, fibroid resection and polyp removal.

Her specialist interest areas include endometriosis, ovarian cysts and pelvic masses, fibroids, pelvic pain, fertility surgery and tubal patency check, abnormal uterine bleeding (heavy periods, irregular periods, bleeding after menopause), contraception (including Mirena IUD insertion), abnormal cervical screening tests and colposcopy, prolapse, urinary incontinence, and early pregnancy problems (including miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy).

Myriam is a postgraduate Fellow in Complex and Advanced Laparoscopic Gynaecological Surgery as part of the Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery (AGES) Society. She has extensive experience in minimally Invasive Gynaecology, having worked as a Urogynaecology and Laparoscopic Fellow at St Vincent’s Hospital, and as Gynaecology Fellow at the Sydney West Advanced Pelvic Surgery (SWAPS) unit.

She graduated with First Class Honours from the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. She has continued devotion to self-education, having completed the Master of Surgery (Advanced Gynaecological Surgery) at UWS and the Master of Women’s Health Medicine at UNSW. She regularly presents at national and local conferences and has been the author of papers published in peer-reviewed publications.

Myriam loves to teach. She is a clinical educator and mentor of specialist juniors and medical students. She coordinates laparoscopic training sessions and Minimally Invasive Surgery workshops, specialist interview training, and RANZCOG practice examinations.

Myriam is happy to discuss patients and to provide a second opinion.

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Phone: 02 9789 5038