Our Colorectal Surgeons

Our Colorectal Surgeons are well regarded in their field, and all have public appointments at Flinders Medical Centre, Southern Fleurieu area, South Coast District Hospital and Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital.

They have ongoing education responsibilities with trainees of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and medical university education at Flinders University and are involved in ongoing research with close association to the world- renown neurogastroenterology and motility laboratories at Flinders University.

Having trained in eminent, accredited and high volume centres, our Colorectal surgeons are highly qualified. They are FORMAL members of CSSANZ which required additional years of specialised training and have extensive expertise and experience in a broad range of colorectal conditions and procedures as outlined below:

Benign Colorectal Surgery:
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Volvulus
  • Functional Disorders incl. Slow Transit Constipation
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease incl. Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
Malignant (Cancer) Surgery:
  • Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Anal Cancer, Malignant Polyp
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
  • Multi-organ / Complex Pelvic Resections
  • Synchronous / Staged Resections for Metastatic Cancers
  • Haemorrhoid Surgery
  • Fistula Surgery
  • Fissure – in – Ano
  • Incontinence & Anorectal Physiology
Endoscopy + Colonoscopy:
  • Scopes for PR bleeding & FOBT
  • Changes in bowel habit
  • Direct access scopes
  • Surveillance and screening scope
General Surgery procedures inclusive but not limited to:
  • Hernia surgery (Incisional, Inguinal); Laparoscopic & Open,
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy & Laparotomy
  • Trauma and Emergency
  • Appendicectomy and emergency laparotomy