Your Perth team of Surgeons & Health Professionals
The Hernia Gallbladder Centre WA provides exceptional health care in a committed, caring and multidisciplinary environment.
At our practice in West Leederville, we help patients throughout their journey - from assistance with a diagnosis, to organising surgery or treatment. Our surgeons and dietitians work closely together to provide the best possible care and to surround you with expertise and support.
We pride ourselves in our multi-disciplinary team approach in treating all conditions of the gallbladder and hernia repair surgery. We demonstrate genuine care for all our patients that we help from their very first consultation with our practice, right through to their discharge.
The Hernia & Gallbladder Centre is part of The Surgeons Collective, a central point of reference in Perth and across Western Australia for anyone requiring a general surgeon, a weight loss surgeon or hepatobiliary surgeon.
Prof. Luc DelrivièreHepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon & General Surgeon
Professor Luc Delrivière (UWA) is the Senior Surgeon for liver transplant and hepato-biliary surgery at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital since 2004. His work has played a major role in the expansion of liver and kidney transplant programs in WA, with activity in both areas having now more than doubled. He is involved in clinical and experimental research programs at the Harry Perkins Institute.
His extensive training in general surgery and cutting edge transplant/hepato-biliary specialisation were completed in Brussels, Paris, Tokyo, Brisbane, King’s College Hospital in London and Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge between 1989 and 2004. He has been involved in over 1,000 liver transplants throughout his career.
Prof Delrivière performs the most advanced and safe liver, bile duct, gallbladder, hernia and pancreas surgery at St John of God in Subiaco. His clinical approach is multidisciplinary and involves colleague oncologists, gastroentrolologists, hepatologists and interventional radiologists.
Professor Delrivière's highly specialised surgical skills, developed in such a challenging specialty as liver transplantation, are offered to all patients - whatever the indication of their surgery may be.
In 2013 Professor Delrivière established “The Liver Centre” and “The Hernia Gallbladder Centre”. The team has since expanded and now offers highly specialised surgery for all upper abdominal organs.
The team is now known as “The Surgeons Collective” which gives patients the benefit of a unique and centralised group including leading surgeons, specialist hepatologists (liver physicians), gastro-enterologists and dietitians.
* English and French speaking
Mr Suresh NavadgiHepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon & General Surgeon
Mr Suresh Navadgi is a consultant surgeon specialising in Upper GI-Hepato-biliary Surgery and General Surgery. He is affiliated with Royal Perth Hospital as an Upper GI and Hepato-biliary Surgeon as well as at Fiona Stanley Hospital as a Renal Transplant Surgeon. He practices privately at The Liver Centre, WA located in West Leederville.
Mr Navadgi specialises in complex laparoscopic Upper GI surgery for benign conditions such as reflux, hiatus hernia, bile duct stones, splenectomy. He also performs state of the art minimal invasive and open liver and pancreatic surgery and liver ablation for primary and metastatic cancers. Mr Navadgi also performs general surgery procedures routinely such as laparoscopic cholecystectomy, groin and ventral hernia repairs.
Having completed his initial general surgery training through Mumbai University, he did a three -year Fellowship in Surgical oncology (Cancer surgery) at The Tata Memorial Cancer Centre which is the leading tertiary cancer referral centre for South-East Asia. He visited the Memorial -Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York and University of Heidelberg in Germany during his fellowship. He has trained with mentors who are world leaders in Hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgery and has a vast surgical experience in this complex field.
He moved to Australia in 2008 and obtained the Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgery in 2012. Subsequently, he has completed subspecialty training in Upper GI and Hepatobiliary surgery in Melbourne and solid organ Transplant Fellowship in Auckland. He was awarded the ANZHPBA fellowship and the ‘Padbury trophy” for excelling the fellowship exams.
Mr Navadgi has scientific publications in several peer-reviewed journals and is actively involved with the Australian College of Surgeons in training the future surgical trainees.
Mr Lingjun MouHepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon & General Surgeon
Mr Lingjun Mou is a Consultant Surgeon specialising in Transplant Surgery (liver & kidney), Hepatobiliary Surgery and General Surgery. He is affiliated with WA Liver & Kidney Surgical Transplant Service at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. He practices privately at The Liver Centre, WA located in West Leederville.
Mr Mou was trained at one of the top university hospitals in China. He moved to Perth in 2009 as a transplant fellow. He started his consultant position at SCGH in 2014 and obtained the Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2016. In addition, he obtained a diploma in laparoscopic surgery from the University of Strasbourg, France, as well as a visiting fellow to UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles).
Mr Mou specialises in liver, gallbladder, spleen, hernia and other general surgeries including benign and malignant liver diseases, complicated liver surgeries and revision of gallbladder surgeries. He performs minimal invasive surgery for most of these cases. He obtained robotic surgery certificate in 2015.
* English and Mandarin speaking
Gemma is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and has been working in clinical dietetics for over 12 years. She has also completed a Diploma of Management.
Gemma graduated from Curtin University in 2005 and commenced working as a clinical dietitian at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in 2006. Her specialities lie in the areas of liver and kidney transplant, hepatology (liver disease), gastroenterology (gastrointestinal disorders), general surgery, oncology, weight loss and bariatric surgery.
Gemma loves meeting people. She brings to the practice a fresh, friendly, uplifting and positive attitude which she shares with all her patients and co-workers. Her passion is to educate and inspire her patients to make healthy food changes that have a positive and long-lasting difference to their life. She helps her patients understand the basis behind why they are eating as they are and assists to educate them to making smart food choices, creating a sustainable plan that her patients can commit to for longer than a few months.
Appreciating that every patient is unique and has different needs is something that Gemma holds of high importance. That’s why she applies a personalised care plan to each of her patients, during their consultation. She takes her time during each appointment to connect with her patient and carefully and mindfully, develops the most suitable food and lifestyle plan, based on her excellent nutritional knowledge and evidence-based practice, to ensure a long-term positive outcome.
Gemma is a believer of everything in moderation, nothing in excess. Having a greater awareness in how your body functions and about eating and appreciating real foods that are enjoyable and healthy, whilst also practicing balance and moderation, is key in performing at your peak every day and to create the best opportunity to sustain long-term happiness, health and success.
Bronwyn DelrivièreBusiness & Practice manager
As one of the business owners of The Surgeons Collective, Bronwyn has a dedication to the practice that ensures it maintains a service delivery of the highest standard. Her involvement in establishing The Liver Centre, WA’s first multi-disciplinary specialist private practice offering both medical and surgical treatment for patients with liver disease, has been a professional dream realised and a highlight in her career. Bronwyn's most recent accomplishment has been in developing The Surgeons Collective, a practice dedicated to innovation and focussed on continued improvement. Holding a diploma in business and finance management, Bronwyn has enjoyed a diverse working experience spread over the past 15 years in areas such as project management, marketing & communication, business development & management & finance. This experience has allowed her to create her niche in her favourite industry of course, being in healthcare. With a passion for learning, Bronwyn is always striving to develop and grow her skills and regularly participates in educational activities, with a focus on always improving healthcare practices, to shine a light on the possibilities for growth and change.
Bronwyn loves her role at The Surgeons Collective and naturally inspires everyone she meets with her enthusiasm and genuine passion for what she does. Her upbeat, determined and optimistic attitude has been a theme throughout her career.
Bronwyn’s core values of integrity, team spirit, compassion and hard work are demonstrated in her day to day role as practice and business manager at The Surgeons Collective. She is proud of the team of clinicians and administrative staff that she works alongside and is focussed on promoting a healthy, happy and stimulating work environment for her team. Bronwyn takes great pride in ensuring her practice offers patients a warm, caring and friendly environment, with patient comfort and attention always at the forefront of everything she does.
Kelly is our friendly practice receptionist who greets all our patients and medical colleagues with her big welcoming smile. She has extensive working experience in medical administration and is a very valued member of our practice. Kelly is always ready to assist with appointment and surgical bookings, and any queries you may have. She always goes the extra mile to help make our patients’ visit a pleasant one. Kelly has a wonderful personality that is appreciated by her colleagues and our patients. She looks forward to meeting you.