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Mr Basil D'souza

MBBS, BSc(Hons), PG Dip Surg Anat, FRACS

Mr Basil D'souza

Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery

Mr Basil D'Zouza achieved his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2010. Following this he undertook four years of general and advanced training with fellowships at the Northern Hospital Epping, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney and the Western Hospital in Melbourne. Basil completed his advanced training through the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) in 2014.

Mr D’Souza is also proficient in laparoscopic hernia and gallbladder surgery.

Patients commonly seek his help for investigation of anaemia, rectal bleeding, bowel cancer, and hernias.

He has a keen interest in research and has written several award-winning publications. Basil is actively involved in the teaching, training and supervision of research of medical students, surgical trainees and fellows.

Mr D’Souza prides himself on being thorough and strives to treat all patients with humility and patience.
He is happy to discuss and manage any acute or elective referrals in a prompt and professional manner.


Mr D’Souza is able to treat the full spectrum of colorectal disease with interests in:

  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • colon, rectal and anal cancer
  • faecal incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction
  • rectal prolapse surgery
  • diverticular disease
  • perianal disease – haemorrhoids, fistula, fissure etc.
  • trans-anal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS)
  • laparoscopic surgery
  • sacral nerve stimulation
  • colonoscopy and gastroscopy with accreditation for these procedures via the
  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
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John Fawkner Private Hospital


275 Moreland Road, Coburg 3058