Mr Naveed Alam

Thoracic Surgeon

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. He is also a senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne.

Conditions Treated:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Slipping Rib Syndrome
  • Mesothelioma
  • Thymoma
  • Emphysema
  • Tracheal Tumours
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Diaphragmatic Paralysis
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Hyperhidrosis