Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

The Monash Health Colorectal Surgery Unit is based at Dandenong Hospital. It also provides clinical services at other Monash Health campuses in Casey, Cranbourne, Moorabbin and Clayton. The Colorectal Unit in-patient ward is located at North 3 in Dandenong Hospital.

Elective Surgery is performed at Dandenong, Casey, Cranbourne and occasionally at Clayton.

The colorectal surgical service provide management for the following conditions:

  • Colorectal Cancer with a multidisciplinary team approach
  • Colon and Rectal Resections (open and laparoscopic)
  • Lower gastrointestinal and anorectal bleeding
  • Large bowel obstruction
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Diverticular disease
  • Anorectal disorders including haemorrhoids, fistula, fissures
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Faecal incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders

Outpatient Clinic

Colorectal Outpatients is held every Tuesday afternoon from 1.30 pm to 5.00 pm, Outpatient Clinic, Level 2, Dandenong Hospital. Pelvic floor clinic is once a month on a Tuesday, Clinic 1C, Moorabbin Campus.

Unit Head: William Teoh

Contact: Unit Administration: Annerine Pragnasekera - Tel: 9554 8657

Colorectal Cancer Coordinator: Belinda Embden CNC – Tel: 0466 300 228

For urgent Colorectal Cancer referrals, email belinda.embden@monashhealth.org

Elective Surgery Coordinator: 1800 786 188

Surgeon Site Contact details
Mr Phillip Harris Dandenong
110 Cleeland Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
 
Ph: 9791 8333
Fax: 9791 8998
Mr Brian Hodgkins Dandenong/Casey
Stephensons House, 
Suite 1, 8-12 Gibbs Street
 Berwick VIC 3806
Ph: 9707 0685
Fax: 9923 6164
Mr T C Nguyen Dandenong/Clayton
South East Colorectal
124 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
 
Ph: 9793 2687
Fax: 9793 0090 
Mr William Teoh Dandenong
South East Colorectal
124 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
 
Ph: 9793 2687
Fax: 9793 0090 
Mr Cham Saranasuriya Dandenong/Casey
South East Colorectal
124 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
 
Phone: (03) 9793 2687
Fax: (03) 9793 0090
Mr Zeev Duieb Dandenong/Casey
Berwick Specialist Consulting
Suite 9, 1st Floor
50 Kangan Drive
Berwick VIC 3806

Phone:  (03) 9707 3561
Mr James Lim Dandenong
South East Colorectal
124 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
 
Ph: 9793 2687
Fax: 9793 0090