Specialist
Colorectal
Surgeon

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Dr David Taylor MBBS/FRACS CSSANZ

Dr Taylor is a specialist Colorectal Surgeon at The Wesley and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospitals. He was awarded Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ Fellowship in General Surgery in 1998. He subsequently completed three Colorectal subspecialty fellowship years including the Colorectal Surgeons Society of Australia and New Zealand and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery program. He was admitted as a member of the Colorectal Surgeons Society of Australia and New Zealand in 2013.

  • Dr Taylor practises a broad range of Colorectal Surgery including Colorectal Oncology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, other benign colorectal pathology (eg Diverticular Disease,) Defecatory and Incontinence Disorders and Anorectal Pathology.
  • Particular interests include Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery and complex Colorectal Surgery including for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Locally Advanced or Locally Recurrent Pelvic Malignancy requiring Pelvic Exenteration.

“All Aspects of Colorectal Surgery”

Common Colorectal Conditions

COLORECTAL AND PELVIC MALIGNANCY

  • Colon Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Pelvic Exenteration Surgery

INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis

ANOPROCTOLOGY (ANUS AND RECTUM)

  • Haemorrhoids
  • Fistula in Ano
  • Fissure in Ano
  • Mucosal Prolapse

FUNCTIONAL/PELVIC FLOOR

  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Obstructed Defecation
  • Faecal Incontinence
  • Slow Colonic Transit

Affiliations and Appointments

He is a Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland, a member of the Queensland Training Committee of the Board in General Surgery of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons & General Surgeons Australia and a member of the Colorectal Subcommittee of the Queensland Cancer Control Analysis Team. Dr Taylor is the lead clinician in the newly developed Multidisciplinary Pelvic Exenteration Service (for locally advanced and recurrent pelvic malignancies) based at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, also offering this service at The Wesley Hospital.

Professional Memberships and appointments:

  • Member – Colorectal Surgeons Society of Australasia & New Zealand.
  • Fellow in General Surgery – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
  • Board member – Queensland Training Committee of the Board in General Surgery of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons & General Surgeons Australia.
  • Committee member – Colorectal Subcommittee of the Queensland Cancer Control Analysis Team.
  • Senior Lecturer – University of Queensland.
  • Accreditation for Colonoscopy and Upper Endoscopy – Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
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Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Australian Medical Asscociation
Australian Medical Asscociation
The Australian Medical Association of Queensland
The Australian Medical Association of Queensland
The University of Queensland
The University of Queensland
The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
The Wesley Hospital
The Wesley Hospital

Address

Suite 85, Level 4, The Sandford Jackson Building, The Wesley Hospital, 30 Chasely St, Auchenflower QLD 4066

Tel: 07 3870 2300

We are located in inner city Brisbane at the Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower. The hospital is easily accessible by public transport and there is a large public carpark.

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