Cairns Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Cairns Private Hospital, Cairns Day Surgery specialist Boris Ruggiero

Dr Boris Ruggiero

MD, MBBS, FRACS

General Surgeon with colorectal interest

Dr Boris Ruggiero is a General Surgeon with colorectal interest.

Graduating from the prestigious Medical School of Milan, Italy in 2002, Dr Ruggiero moved to the UK for most of his surgical training, taking a particular interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

In 2013, he moved to Australia and worked in various tertiary hospitals in Melbourne and Perth – including Peter McCallum Cancer Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Cabrini, Monash Medical Centre and Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Dr Ruggiero passed the Australian Fellowship Examination in 2016 and became a member of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is a Consultant General Surgeon at Cairns Public and Cairns Private Hospital, with special interest in laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery and most general surgery benign conditions. He is a member of GESA and regularly performs endoscopic procedures.

Dr Ruggiero is a member of various Australian and International Surgical Societies and author of various journal publications:

  • SIC – Italian College of Surgeons
  • CRSA – Clinical Robotic Surgery Association
  • GESA – Australia and New Zealand GSA – General Surgeons Australia
  • FRACS – Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Languages:

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Thai

Outside of work he is committed to his family, and has a passion for surfing, hiking and soccer.

Dr Ruggiero will be consulting privately at Ramsay Specialist Suites.  Referrals accepted via email, fax or Medical Objects: PN6091933X

Colorectal
Spanish, French, Italian, Thai