About

Sonal completed initial training in Fiji. He has gone on to do further training in Dunedin,Darwin and Geelong undertaking various fellowships. He has attained the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. (FRACS). Being the Senior Lecturer in Rural Surgery at Deakin, he is involved in the supervision/training of medical staff at University Hospital Geelong. He has a strong global health interest being involved in improving surgical services in the Pacific being also invited as an External Examiner with the Fiji National University. Sonal was also a Fiji National Squash Representative and also played at the Commonwealth Games.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Aurora Surgical

Suite 2.2 1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Special interests

  • General Surgery and Endoscopy (Gastroscopy/Colonoscopy)
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid/Parathyroid)
  • Hernias/Gall Bladders
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery/Laparacopic Surgery

Education and training

  • Surgery Clinical Coordinator - Geelong Clinical School (Deakin)
  • Senior Lecturer Rural General Surgery (Deakin University)

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • Masters of Medicine (Surgery)
  • FRACS

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • Deakin University
  • Fiji National University
Clinical institute

Internal Medicine Clinical Institute

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Dr Michelle Caldecott
Director
The Institute encompasses the specialties of general medicine, geriatric medicine, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, general practice, hospital in the home and paediatric medicine.
Clinical institute

General Surgery & Gastroenterology Clinical Institute

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Mr Gary Crosthwaite
Director
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.