Dr Abdullah Rana



Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon 

Dr Rana completed his medical degree in 2007 and acquired his AMC graduation in 2009. He completed his advanced surgical training in hospitals across Adelaide, Northern territory and Frimley Park Hospital in UK. He was successful in acquiring fellowship in general surgery (FRACS) in 2018. He completed his sub speciality training in colorectal surgery with colorectal fellowship at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide and Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney. He has also attained masters of minimally invasive surgery from the University of Adelaide in 2019.


Following completion of his specialist Colorectal fellowship Abdullah was appointed to position of Colorectal and General Consultant at Flinders Medical Centre and Noarlunga Hospital. He has responsibilities towards acute admissions as well as management of specialist Colorectal cases including colorectal cancer, proctology and endoscopic procedures. 


Dr Rana specialises in treatment of general colorectal disease especially colorectal cancer using minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques. He treats benign colorectal disease such as diverticular disease and all perianal diseases. He has GESA accreditation for endoscopic procedures and deals with patients needing colonoscopy for national bowel cancer screening program. He is an expert in general surgical procedures using minimally invasive and open techniques.


Procedures that Dr Rana specialises in are:

  • Endoscopy, Colonoscopy

  • Surgery (colectomy) for bowel cancer and diverticular disease

  • Haemorrhoid surgery

  • Surgery for peri anal fistula and anal fissure

  • Excision of anal skin tags

  • Drainage of peri-anal abscess

  • Excision of skin lesions

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

  • Laparoscopic and open Inguinal hernia repair

  • Laparoscopic appendicectomy

  • Large incisional hernia repair

  • Pilonidal surgery

  • Ingrown toe nail surgery

  • Surgery for carpal tunnel decompression

  • Vasectomy