Enter Dr Eva Yabe, Wollongong Hospital's new surgical recruitment coup

Kate McIlwain
Updated November 10 2023 - 9:16am, first published November 9 2023 - 1:24pm
Dr Eva Yabe, who recently became one of the most highly trained surgeons ever appointed at Wollongong Hospital. Pictures by Sylvia Liber
Dr Eva Yabe, who recently became one of the most highly trained surgeons ever appointed at Wollongong Hospital. Pictures by Sylvia Liber

Growing up in Japan, Dr Eva Yabe loved watching dubbed versions of American medical dramas, like Chicago Hope and ER.

Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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