Dr Tim Slack - Westside Private Hospital

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Westside Private Hospital

Dr Tim Slack

Tim grew up in Chinchilla on the Darling Downs and completed his schooling in Toowoomba before moving to Brisbane to start his tertiary study. He completed his Bachelor of Science and then Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of QLD, graduating in 2003. He completed his general surgery training based at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2012.

Following this, Tim completed the two-year training programme in colorectal surgery, under the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ). These years were spent at colorectal units at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

Tim has a broad interest and experience in all areas of colorectal surgery, utilising advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive techniques as well as robotic surgery.

Special Interests :

  • Colon and rectal cancer/polyps
  • Diverticular disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Advanced colonoscopy
  • Anorectal complaints (haemorrhoids; fistulae; fissures)
  • Rectal prolapse and other functional complaints

Tim works from the Westside Private Hospital in Taringa and he also has a public hospital appointment at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, as well as the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital where he performs anorectal physiology assessments (including endoanal and endorectal ultrasound) for functional and other colorectal disorders. Tim also maintains an interest in general and emergency surgery, and performs incisional, umbilical and laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs.

Tim is heavily involved in teaching and training at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through the University of QLD and the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Westside Private Hospital
32 Morrow Street
Taringa QLD 4068

Phone: (07) 3010 3360
Fax: (07) 3844 3635