DR. TIM SLACK
BSc MBBS FRACS
Tim grew up in Chinchilla on the Darling Downs and completed his schooling in Toowoomba before moving to Brisbane to start his tertiary study. He completed his Bachelor of Science and then Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of QLD, graduating in 2003. He completed his general surgery training based at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2012.
Following this, Tim completed the two-year training programme in colorectal surgery, under the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ). These years were spent at colorectal units at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.
Tim has a broad interest and experience in all areas of colorectal surgery, utilising advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive techniques as well as robotic surgery. These areas include colon and rectal cancer/polyps, diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, advanced colonoscopy, anorectal complaints (haemorrhoids; fistulae; fissures), rectal prolapse and other functional complaints. He has a public hospital appointment at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, as well as the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital where he performs anorectal physiology assessments (including endoanal and endorectal ultrasound) for functional and other colorectal disorders. Tim also maintains an interest in general and emergency surgery, and performs incisional, umbilical and laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs.
Tim is heavily involved in teaching and training at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through the University of QLD and the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Tim conducts his private practice at the Mater Private Hospital in Brisbane. He is accredited for practice in colorectal surgery, general surgery and colonoscopy.