Slipping Rib Syndrome

Specialised Surgeon in Chest Wall Stabilisation for

Slipping Rib Syndrome

Australian Based Thoracic Surgeon for SRS.

What is it

Slipping Rib Syndrome (SRS)

Slipping Rib Syndrome (SRS) is a rare condition where the cartilage on a person’s lower ribs slips or dislocates leading to pain in the lower chest or upper abdomen.

Thoracic Surgeon

Mr. Naveed Alam

Mr Naveed Alam is a Thoracic Surgeon who has been in consultant practice in Melbourne since 2005.  He consults both in Melbourne and Launceston and operates at St Vincent’s, Epworth Richmond, and Monash Medical Centre.

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