Christchurch Colorectal is the largest specialist colorectal surgical practice in South Island.
Colorectal surgery is the specialist management of disease of the colon, rectum and anus.
The group is made up of made of Frank Frizelle, John Frye, Tim Eglinton, Richard Tapper, Chris Wakeman, Prashant Sharma and Sarah Abbott.
All seven surgeons trained as general surgeons in New Zealand and then went on to do further specialist training overseas. All have membership of the Colorectal surgical society of Australia and New Zealand ( www.CSSANZ.org ) the specialist society for those practising colorectal surgery.
All have also completed training in colonoscopy recognised by the NZ conjoint committee of endoscopy.
Christchurch Colorectal is based at Specialist Centre @ 21, Level 2, 21 Caledonian Rd (on the Southern Cross campus), St Albans. These are new modern rooms with easy access, including lift and discreet covered and uncovered parking.