Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Areas of interest

About

Dr Pia Bernardi is a colorectal surgeon with experience in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders and anorectal pathology. Her special interests include laparoscopic and robotic surgery, transanal minimally invasive techniques, assessment and management of pelvic floor dysfunction including sacral nerve stimulation, and colonoscopy. Pia encompasses a holistic approach to patient management and works as part of a multidisciplinary team. She feels that a compassionate and caring approach to care ensures patients feel heard. Pia has an appointment at University Hospital Geelong and is the current Chair of the Colorectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Meeting. She is also involved in teaching and has a strong interest in Sustainability in Healthcare.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Aurora Surgical

Suite 2.2
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Education and training

  • BSc, University of Melbourne
  • MBBS
  • Postgraduate Diploma Surgical Anatomy
  • Post-Fellowship Advanced Colorectal Training

Qualifications

  • BSc, MBBS, FRACS
  • Doctor of Medical Science

Professional Associations

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • Colorectal Surgical Society of Aust & NZ (CSSANZ)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA)

Public Appointments

  • University Hospital Geelong