About

Craig is a Colorectal Surgeon and Head of the Lower GI Service at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia, and Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne. His current clinical practice includes the management of patients with colorectal cancer including advanced rectal cancer, and cytoreductive surgery with intraperitoneal chemotherapy. He has extensive laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgical experience. He completed the first series of robotic colorectal procedures in Australasia and is able to offer a robotic approach to procedures for both public and private patients. Craig also has an interest in minimally invasive haemorrhoid procedures, and offers the HAL-RAR procedure to suitable patients.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Level 1 84 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Laproscopic colorectal surgery
  • Robotic coleraectal surgery

Education and training

  • Fellow Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • International Fellow American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • Post-fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, and St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne.

Qualifications

  • MBChB Otago
  • MMedSci Otago
  • FRACS
  • FCSSANZ
  • FASCRS

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • CSSANZ
  • Society of Robotic Surgeons
Clinical institute

General Surgery & Gastroenterology Clinical Institute

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Mr Gary Crosthwaite
Director
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.