Mr Frank Chen is a specialist colorectal surgeon and endoscopist. He trained at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney and attained his Fellowship if the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 1993.  He completed further specialised colorectal surgery training both in Australia and at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation becoming a member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand in 1996.

He is a consultant both at Eastern Health and in private. His past appointments at Eastern health include the positions of; Head of Colorectal Surgery, Supervisor of Colorectal Surgical Training, Director of the Anorectal Physiology Laboratory, Chair of the Colorectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Meetings. He also was invited onto the core committee of the Victorian Branch of AVANT of Medical Experts and has been the chair for a period of three years. In 2016, he won the Best Doctors Award as judged by his peers.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern


Epworth Specialist Centre - Lilydale

Consulting locations

Consulting Location


Level 3, Suite 3.08 116-118 Thames Street
Box Hill North VIC 3129

Consulting Location

Epworth Specialist Centre Lilydale

Suite 4 355 Main Street
Lilydale VIC 3140

Special interests

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy,
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Preoperative and Salvage Surgery
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction


  • MBBS 1986
  • FRACS 1992
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.