About

Mr David Proud is a specialist Colorectal and General Surgeon with a focus on minimally invasive bowel surgery. He has a particular interest in treating cancer of the colon and rectum and inflammatory bowel disease. Other areas of interest include the treatment of perianal disease (haemorrhoids, anal fissure, fistula-in-ano, pilonidal sinus) and abdominal wall hernias. David also performs colonoscopy and gastroscopy.

Qualifications

  • MBBS (Hons)
  • FRACS (General Surgery)

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • RACS
  • CSSANZ (Provisional Member)

Special interests

  • Minimally Invasive treatment of colon and rectal cancer
  • Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Perianal Conditions (haemorrhoids, anal fissure, fistula-in-ano, pilonidal sinus)
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy (Colonoscopy, Gastroscopy)

Education and training

  • Surgical Education for medical students and junior doctors at Austin Health
  • Training of Nurse Endoscopists in Colonoscopy

Research

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Specialist Centre Richmond
G4
173 Lennox St
Richmond
VIC
3121

Consulting Location

Heidelberg Surgical
Level 7
10 Martin St
Heidelberg
VIC
3084
Clinical institute

General Surgery & Gastroenterology Clinical Institute

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Mr Gary Crosthwaite
Director
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.