About

Mr Alex Wong trained through the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) while working at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic, USA. He also trained at St Vincent's, Austin and Box Hill Hospitals in Melbourne. Mr Wong is a certified da Vinci robotic console surgeon and an accredited endoscopist. He is skilled in performing minimally invasive surgery and specialises in novel endoscopic and laparoscopic techniques. He is currently appointed at Box Hill Hospital and Maroondah Hospital. Alex can converse with patients in various Chinese dialects, Malay and Indonesian. He is available to provide prompt advice to referring clinicians.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Eastern

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Eastern Specialist Centre

Ground Floor, Suite 5 120 Thames Street
Box Hill North VIC 3129

Special interests

  • Colon, rectal and anal cancer and anorectal conditions
  • Simple and complex inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease
  • Fecal incontinence, obstetric sphincter injuries, rectal prolapse, pelvic floor disorders
  • Minimal access laparoscopic, robotic, single incision colorectal surgery, TAMIS, TEMS
  • Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy like ESD (endoscopic submucosal dissection)

Education and training

  • Monash University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • RACS Trainees

Research

  • 3D Endoanal and Endorectal Ultrasound

Qualifications

  • MBBS, University of Melbourne 2002
  • FRACS, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2011
  • Cleveland Clinic USA, Clinical Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery 2014

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • CSSANZ
  • ASCRS
  • GESA
  • ACMAV
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.