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Professor John Cartmill
Speciality:  Colorectal Surgery
Subspeciality:  Colorectal Surgery, Colonoscopy and Endoscopy
Team:  Colorectal Oncology
Macquarie GI Macquarie University Clinic
Suite 404, Level 4 2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9812 3880   

Professor Cartmill is the Professor of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, and Chairman of Macquarie GI. He has been instrumental in the development of Macquarie University Hospital. A colorectal surgeon with training at the Cleveland Clinic, he has interests in the provision of innovative new technologies, improved health care delivery, and enhanced medical communication and teaching.

Professor Anthony Eyers
Speciality:  Colorectal Surgery
Subspeciality:  Colorectal Surgery, Colonoscopy and Endoscopy
Team:  Colorectal Oncology
Macquarie GI Macquarie University Clinic
Suite 404, Level 4 2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9812 3880   

Professor Eyers is a colorectal surgeon at Macquarie University Hospital and has been a visiting medical officer at Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for more than 25 years. He is the Professor of Ethics at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University.

In addition to his provision of excellence in clinical care, special interests include bioethics, computing in medicine and contributing to health care delivery projects from a local to federal level. He is the College's representative to the NSW Medical Council and chairs the ethics sub-committee of the Sydney South West Area Health Service.

Dr Andrew Gilmore
Speciality:  Colorectal Surgery
Macquarie University Clinic Suite 404, Level 4, 2 Technology Place
Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9812 3880   Fax:  02 9812 3886   

Dr Andrew Gilmore is a colorectal surgeon at Macquarie University Hospital.. He has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of benign and malignant colorectal disease. His special interests in colorectal surgery include complex redo laparoscopic surgery and strategies to enable laparoscopic techniques in the obese. He has the largest Australian experience with the technique of Natural Orifice Specimen Extraction (NOSE) where colectomy can be performed with only four 5mm incisions. He performs routine and complex therapeutic colonoscopy. He is committed to innovations in surgery that minimise morbidity and perioperative suffering. He has been a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) at the Orange Health Service and Dudley Private Hospital for 14 years and is also a VMO colorectal surgeon at the Liverpool Hospital.

 

 

 

Dr Stephen Pillinger
Speciality:  Colorectal Surgery
Ryde Medical Centre Suite 17, 247 Ryedale Road
Eastwood, NSW, 2122
Phone:  02 9874 5500   Fax:  02 9874 1357   Website:  http://www.northernsydneycolorectal.com.au/
Dr Pillinger studied at the University of Sheffield from 1988 to 1994 and was then appointed as an Advanced Trainee in General Surgery at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney from  1999 to 2002.  His Post Fellowship training was as Clinical Fellow in Colon and Rectal Surgery at The Academic Surgical Unit, Castle Hill Hospital, Hull, UK from 2003 to 2005, only the second Fellow to be appointed for two years at Castle Hill, one of the premier Colon and Rectal Surgery Units in the UK. Dr Pillinger is a Consultant Colon and Rectal Surgeon, having commenced consultant practice in 2005. The major focus of his practice is benign and malignant colorectal pathology, and has particular expertise in minimally invasive Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery and TAMIS procedures, diagnostic and interventional colonoscopy. He has trained in Robotic surgery in the US and South Korea.  Dr Pillinger is a full member of the Colorectal Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) and the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.  Dr Pillinger was also a professional cricketer from 1992 – 1995, and his other interests include travel, photography, golf, AFL, rugby and snowboarding.

Dr Pillinger’s research interests include Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery, Robotic and Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery, Diathermy Smoke and Surgical Safety.

Associate Professor Matthew Rickard
Speciality:  Colorectal Surgery
Subspeciality:  Colorectal Surgery, Colonoscopy and Endoscopy
Team:  Colorectal Oncology
Macquarie GI Macquarie University Clinic
Suite 404, Level 4 2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9812 3880   

Associate Professor Rickard is a colorectal surgeon at Macquarie University Hospital and Concord Hospital. He has extensive experience in advanced colorectal surgical techniques, colorectal cancer, laparoscopic colorectal surgery, inflammatory bowel disease and surgical epidemiology. Following graduation with honours from the University of Sydney, he undertook further surgical training locally (receiving a master's degree in Epidemilogy) and internationally. He is currently a member of the Australia and New Zealand Training Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and has been Chairman of the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is the Head of Department of Colorectal Surgery at Concord Hospital.