Surgical Innovation in colorectal surgery

Dr Kim Phan-Thien1

1Sydney’s St George Hospital, NSW


Dr Kim Phan-Thien is a colorectal surgeon at Sydney’s St George Hospital. She graduated with honours in Medicine from the University of New South Wales, earned a Master of Surgery from the University of Sydney, is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand. Kim has a particular interest in minimally invasive (transanal, laparoscopic and robotic) techniques for the treatment of colorectal conditions. As an experienced robotic surgeon, she is a da Vinci accredited robotic proctor and helps with the training of surgeons in robotics.