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Health alert: COVID-19

COVID-19 Alert: We are currently at GREEN traffic light level - there is no restriction for coming to hospital to receive healthcare. Visitors are currently welcome at Metro South Health facilities, and are asked to help keep patients safe by maintaining physical distancing where possible and practising hand hygiene. See visitor restrictions and the latest Queensland Government information. [18 January 2023].

Colorectal Surgery

at Princess Alexandra Hospital

We offer consultation and surgery for conditions and diseases of the intestine, colon, rectum and anus including pilonidal sinus.

Princess Alexandra Hospital's Colorectal Unit provides a comprehensive colorectal surgery service to the south Brisbane region.

Princess Alexandra Hospital also offers surgery to some patients with either primary peritoneal malignancies or secondary cancers arising from the appendix, colon, rectum or small bowel.

Surgeons from the Colorectal Unit participate in aid work in third world countries, with the aim of upskilling local doctors and providing life changing treatments for residents.

Colorectal Surgery at other hospitals and centres

Last updated 28 February 2017
Last reviewed 17 October 2016