Dr Gabby Vasica
MSc (Hons I) MBBS (Hons) FRACS
General, Breast & Laparoscopic Surgeon
Due to special interests in breast, laparoscopic and general surgery Dr Vasica is committed to maintaining a broad range of surgical skills and holds a number of private and public surgical appointments as well as a number of on call emergency surgical rosters.
Procedures that Dr Vasica performs include (but are not limited to) breast surgery, varicose veins, haemorrhoidectomy, ingrown toenails, vasectomies, pilonidal sinus surgery, lipoma’s and skin lesions (benign and malignant) and colonoscopies. Dr Vasica also performs laparoscopic procedures such as appendectomies, hernia repairs (open and laparoscopic) and cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal). In addition to this, she has a particular interest in major abdominal surgery including bowel resections and laparotomies.
Dr Vasica is the current Chair of the Royal College of Surgeons NSW/ACT Surgical Training Committee; the committee that reviews all of the Surgical Trainees in NSW and ACT as well as the manner in which General Surgical training is delivered and assessed in order to produce the highest standard surgical trainees and surgeons for the future.
Dr Vasica is also the Clinical Supervisor of training for the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai and Mona Vale District Hospitals. Dr Vasica also holds the post of lecturer and clinical tutor at the Northern Clinical Network and SAN Clinical School of Medicine teaching both clinical examination and communication skills.
Dr Vasica is local to the Northern Beaches area and committed to remaining within the Northern Sydney area for the duration of her career. Dr Vasica is able to provide a service to all residents of the Northern Beaches through participation in the emergency on-call roster and elective lists at Mona Vale District and Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospitals. In addition to rooms in Mona Vale’s Bungan Street Tower she also consults from sessional rooms at the Sydney Adventist Hospital in Wahroonga. Private patients may elect to have surgery with Dr Vasica via weekly elective lists at the Sydney Adventist Hospital.