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  • Based on current trends, 1 in 12 Australians will be
    diagnosed with bowel cancer by the age of 85
  • Australia has the highest rate of bowel cancer in the world
  • It affects both men and women, young and old
  • If caught in time, 90% of bowel cancer cases
    can be treated successfully

Dr Mark Doudle - Specialist Colorectal Surgeon - Gold Coast Qld

Dr Mark Doudle is a specialist Colorectal Surgeon who treats diseases and conditions affecting the colon, rectum and anus including bowel cancer. His professional interests include laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery,  incontinence and inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr Doudle regularly performs colonoscopy.

Dr Doudle's rooms are located in Pindara Specialist Suites adjacent to Pindara Private Hospital on the Gold Coast. Free, undercover car parking is available within the multi-level carpark attached to the specialist centre. Carpark entry is from Carrara Street.

Dr Doudle and his staff respect a person's privacy and maintain strict confidentiality.

This website has been designed to provide general and educational information only and does not replace the need for a consultation.

 

WHAT IS A COLORECTAL SURGEON?

A Colorectal Surgeon is a surgeon who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the small bowel, colon, rectum and anus. Colorectal Surgeons are experts in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of these problems. Colorectal Surgeons treat benign and malignant conditions as well as performing routine colonoscopy screening.

Colorectal Surgeons have undertaken advanced training after qualifying as a General Surgeon.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A COLORECTAL SURGEON & A GASTROENTEROLOGIST?

A Gastroenterologist is a doctor who has undergone training in internal medicine medicine and further training in gastroenterology. Gastroenterologists do not perform surgery on patients.

A Gastroenterologist specialises in diseases of the digestive system (gastrointestinal tract). They diagnose and treat conditions that may affect the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon and rectum) and biliary system (eg. liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts).