Colorectal Surgery

Learn more about colorectal surgery below.

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.

Director of Colorectal Surgery: William Teoh, FRACS

Unit Administration Contact: Annerine Pragnasekera (Monday – Wednesday), Andrea Ribeiro (Thursday – Friday) – Phone: 9554 8657

Colorectal Cancer Coordinators: Belinda Embden (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday) , Caitlin Visca (Monday, Tuesday, Friday) – CNC Phone: 0466 300 228

For urgent Colorectal Cancer referrals, email bowelcancercoordinators@monashhealth.org

Elective Surgery Coordinator: 1800 786 188

Data Manager:  Ellathios Antoniou  95548321

SurgeonSiteContact details
Mr Phillip HarrisDandenong
110 Cleeland Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
Ph: 9791 8333
Fax: 9791 8998
Mr Brian HodgkinsDandenong/Casey
Stephensons House,
Suite 1, 8-12 Gibbs Street
 Berwick VIC 3806
Ph: 9707 0685
Fax: 9923 6164
Mr T C NguyenDandenong/Clayton
South East Colorectal
124 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
Ph: 9793 2687
Fax: 9793 0090
Mr William TeohDandenong
South East Colorectal
124 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
Ph: 9793 2687
Fax: 9793 0090
Mr Cham SaranasuriyaDandenong/Casey
South East Colorectal
124 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
Phone: (03) 9793 2687
Fax: (03) 9793 0090
Mr Zeev DuiebDandenong/Casey
Berwick Specialist Consulting
Suite 9, 1st Floor
50 Kangan Drive
Berwick VIC 3806
Phone:  (03) 9707 3561
Mr James LimDandenong
South East Colorectal
124 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
Ph: 9793 2687
Fax: 9793 0090
Mr Kwang TayDandenong
South East Colorectal
124 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175
Ph: 9793 2687
Fax: 9793 0090
Mr Hanumant ChouhanDandenong
St John of god Berwick
Specialist centre level 1
Suite 1, 1/55 Kangan drive
Berwick, VIC 3806
Ph: 9707 0685
Fax: 9923 6164
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