General Surgery

Burnside Hospital offers you access to modern equipment and treatments, with some of the most skilled and well-regarded doctors and specialists in Adelaide.

Our General Surgery division encompasses surgical investigation and treatment of medical conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract, colon, breast and endocrine system. Surgeons specialise in endoscopy, colonoscopy, laparoscopy (keyhole surgery).

The general surgeons work closely with other specialists involved in each patient’s care to diagnose and provide timely surgical intervention for complex conditions.


Please click on the below specialities to learn more:

Breast surgery

Colorectal surgery



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Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Seek advice from an appropriately qualified health practitioner before proceeding with any procedure.
Important update for patients and visitors regarding COVID-19

With SA Health announcing recently that we are in a new phase of COVID-19 pandemic, in consultation with members of the Medical Executive Committee, Burnside Hospital has implemented a restricted visitor policy effective from 15th March 2020.

Please read more about how we are restricting access to the hospital to keep our patients and staff safe.

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Important update for patients and visitors regarding COVID-19