Melbourne’s Specialist Colorectal Surgeon

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Welcome to the practice of Dr Raaj Chandra.

Dr Raaj Chandra is a Melbourne-based colorectal surgeon specialising in open and advanced laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

A Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS), Dr Chandra has completed post-fellowship training in colorectal surgery and thus specialises in this area. Actively involved in clinical research, he is at the forefront of this field and is a highly respected practitioner.

Dr Chandra is also a Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Monash University Medical School.

What type of procedures are performed by colorectal surgeons?

Colorectal specialists perform a range of surgical procedures that are instrumental in the treatment of diseases of the small bowel and colon. Diseases that are often referred to colorectal specialists include bowel cancer, polyps, perianal conditions, diverticular disease, colonic bleeding, hernias, Crohn’s disease and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

As a specialist surgeon, Dr Chandra performs both diagnostic and surgical procedures such as:

  • Reconstructive pouch surgery
  • Surgery for perianal conditions
  • Haemorrhoid treatment (including surgery)
  • Fistula Surgery

Are you searching for a practice that performs colorectal surgery and related procedures?

Using minimally invasive technology wherever possible, Dr Chandra delivers a personalised service and is dedicated to maintaining the highest level of care for each and every patient. Your initial consultation (excluding direct access colonoscopy) will involve a thorough discussion regarding your symptoms and an appropriate course of action regarding treatment. Dr Chandra places a high level of importance on education; he will take the time to answer your questions and ensure you have a sound understanding of any procedures that may be required.

Dr Raaj Chandra consults at Elgar Hill Medical Suites (Box Hill) and performs surgery at Epworth Eastern Hospital (Box Hill). He primarily serves patients in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Dr Raaj Chandra is a member of the Melbourne Surgical Group.

As a specialist, patients need to obtain a referral from their GP or doctor before attending a consultation. Dr Chandra is dedicated to providing the highest standards of medical care. If you are searching for a surgeon that specialises in colorectal surgery in Melbourne, arrange a consultation today by submitting an Appointment Request, or by calling (03) 9895 7100.