The Hills Colorectal Surgery provides its main services in the treatment of bowel and anal diseases. In addition, it also provides treatment of gall bladder and hernia conditions. Its services include providing diagnosis, advice and treatment of the conditions mentioned above.
The Hills Colorectal Surgery also concentrates on the prevention and management of bowel cancer. Dr Chew participates in Multidisciplinary Meeting and interacts with other specialists (medical and radiation oncologists, radiologists and pathologists) and allied health personnel involved in the care of bowel cancer patients.
We are committed to providing the highest quality of care with the newest technology in the management of colorectal diseases, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery.
Dr Simon Chew obtained his MBBS (Honours Class 1) in 1992 from the University of NSW and gained the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2001. He was then selected by The Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) into the colorectal training programme for 2 years (2001-2002). Dr Chew has been a Clinical Lecturer and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of NSW and the University of Sydney respectively.
He has been a practising Colorectal Surgeon for over 10 years and currently operates at Norwest Private Hospital, Castle Hill Hospital, Westmead Private Hospital, Nepean Private Hospital and Strathfield Private Hospital.
Dr Chew designed his own hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomy techniques in 2004. He has been invited to teach the techniques at interstate educational workshops for Colorectal Surgeons held in Melbourne and Perth. He has also been an invited speaker at various conferences on this topic.
Dr Chew has also developed an operation to treat complex anal fistula known as Anal Sphincter Advancement Flap. This was published in an American peer-reviewed journal (Diseases of Colon and Rectum) in 2007.
Dr Chew has published 21 peer-reviewed journal articles and 2 book chapters.
|MBBS (Hons 1) University of NSW, Sydney||1992|
|Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy Certification with the Gastroenterological Society of Australia||1998-1999|
|Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons||2001|
|Member of Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand||2002|
|Endorectal Ultrasound Certification by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons||2004|
|General Surgical Registrar||1996-2000|
|Colorectal Fellow at Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney||2001|
|Colorectal Fellow at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide||2002|
|VMO in Colorectal Surgery/ General Surgery
(Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney Hospital, Royal
Hospital for Women)
|Conjoint Lecturer of University of NSW||2001-2003|
|Staff Specialist in Colorectal Surgery/ General Surgery (Nepean Hospital)||2004-2007|
|Clinical Senior Lecturer of University of Sydney||2004-2007|
|Tutor in surgery for medical students, residents and registrars|
|Surgical Mentor for surgical trainees and colorectal fellow|
|Education of General Practitioners on “Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery”, “Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery” and “Pelvic Floor Problems – faecal incontinence and obstructed defaecation”|
|Assists in demonstrating laparoscopic colorectal surgery to surgeons in China: Operating at Shenzhen 2004|
|Assists in Video conferencing from Adelaide with two cities in China (Beijing, Chongqing) 2005|
|Teaching Australian surgeons in hand-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery:
|Teaching overseas surgeons in hand-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery: