Slipping Rib Syndrome


Mr. Naveed Alam

Thoracic Surgeon | MD FRCSC FRACS


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.

After completing medical school and surgical training in Canada, he completed fellowships at the National Cancer Institute of Canada and at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Mr Alam’s areas of interest are minimally invasive surgery (VATS and robotic), thoracic oncology and surgical education. Through his work with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and as a board member of the Asian Thoracoscopic Education Platform, he is extensively involved nationally and internationally in training junior and senior surgeons.

Mr Alam performs a newer surgical treatment for Slipping Rib Syndrome (SRS) called Chest Wall Stabilisation.

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