A leader in her field, Dr. Behnia-Willison pioneered Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery in Australia and performed the first Single Port Mesh Hysteropexy in the world, resulting in shorter hospital stays and minimising the risk of infection and bleeding during surgery.
Dr Fariba Behnia-Willison
Dr. Fariba Behnia-Willison graduated from medical school in Germany, completing Obstetrics and Gynaecology training in Sydney where she sub-specialised in minimally invasive surgery and advanced laparoscopy in the treatment of endometriosis, prolapse and incontinence. She went on to gain a Masters in Minimally Invasive Surgery at Adelaide University and has since commenced her Robotic Surgery training at Ashford Hospital in South Australia.
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Reversal of Female Genital Mutilation
Over 80,000 girls and women in Australia are negatively affected by Female Genital Mutilation or FGM. Every 17 seconds a child is mutilated in the world. The cost to a woman to have a reversal surgery overseas is over $20,000, hence the need of a centre in Australia.