Meet Dr Mark Doudle

Dr Mark Doudle BMBS FRACS is an Australian trained specialist Colorectal Surgeon who treats disorders of the small bowel, colon, rectum and anus.

Areas of expertise

  • Colon and rectal cancers including laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery
  • Colonic polyp management
  • Inflammatory bowel disease including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Diverticular disease
  • Anorectal conditions including haemorrhoids, fissures, abscess and fistulas
  • Transanal surgery using minimally invasive techniques
  • Pelvic floor disorders including bowel prolapse
  • Bowel incontinence
  • Colonoscopy screening

Dr Doudle studied medicine at Flinders University in Adelaide before completing General Surgical training in South Australia and the Northern Territory. Following this, he undertook two years of sub-speciality training in Colorectal Surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital and Box Hill Hospital in Melbourne. Dr Doudle and his family settled on the Gold Coast in 2000.

Dr Doudle is involved in the teaching and training of medical students, general surgical trainees and CSSANZ fellows. In 2015, he was appointed to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Court of Examiners. Dr Doudle actively participates in local hospital working groups to ensure the delivery of good quality of care.

Dr Doudle is dedicated to ongoing professional development and regular attends conferences and educational meetings. His results are audited and are subject to peer review. Dr Doudle is a member of both state and national committees whose focus is on the performance and outcomes of bowel surgery.

Qualifications & Memberships

1989 BMBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Flinders University, South Australia
1997 FRACS Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Fellow
1999 CSSANZ Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand, Member
2008 ASCRS American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Member

Private Practice

Dr Doudle is accredited at Pindara Private Hospital and Pacific Private Hospital. His consulting rooms are at Pindara Specialist Centre, Benowa adjacent Pindara Private Hospital. Dr Doudle's commitment to private practice is divided between consulting, surgery and hospital visits.

Current Appointments

2000 - 2009 Gold Coast Hospital, Staff Specialist and Visiting Medical Officer
2012 - Current Gold Coast University Hospital, Visiting Medical Officer


2000 - Current Gold Coast Medical Association
2006 - Current Gold Coast Stomal Association, Patron


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