Dr Chris Liyanage


Colorectal & General Surgeon
Chris is a general and colorectal surgeon who joined Flinders Medical Centre in 2021. She graduated from St Andrew’s and Manchester Universities with a BSc and MB ChB in 1996.

Whilst the majority of her training was in the UK, Chris was fortunate enough to have done 3 years of training in Adelaide which included 2 years of fellowship in colorectal surgery. Her final fellowship year was spent in Edinburgh, at one of the busiest colorectal units in Europe.

After gaining specialist registration and a brief spell as a consultant surgeon in the UK, Chris followed her dreams and moved to New Zealand for 6 years before finally settling in Adelaide.

Although Chris specialises in colorectal surgery and proctology, she also offers general surgical procedures and is GESA accredited for colonoscopy.

Areas of Interest:

  • Laparoscopic and open surgery for benign and malignant colorectal diseases
  • Surgery for benign anorectal diseases such as haemorrhoids fissures and fistulae
  • Colonoscopy and gastroscopy
  • Hernia repairs

Consulting locations: