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A/Prof Terence Chua


A/Prof Terence Chua

General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery

A/Professor Terence C. Chua, is a Specialist Consultant General Surgeon and Clinical Academic Surgeon.

A/Professor Chua studied medicine and surgery at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) graduating with a double degree in Bachelor of Science in Medicine (BScMed) with 1st Class Honors, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS). He was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) for his research into colorectal cancer surgery with his academic excellence being recognised by honor on the Dean’s List. He has over 200 peer-reviewed publications in high impact factor surgical journals with special expertise in general and colorectal surgery.

A/Professor Chua trained in surgery in Sydney. He has developed a unique skill set of technical capabilities from being closely mentored by pre-eminent surgeons in the field of cancer surgery, colorectal surgery, hepatobiliary surgery and thyroid surgery. He attained specialist qualification with Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and also holds Membership from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (MRCS Ed).


Dr Chua Specialises in:

  • Bowel screening including gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Bowel Surgery with key hole laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Haemorrhoid treatment
  • Gall Bladder Surgery by key hole laparoscopic
  • Groin Hernia Surgery by key hole laparoscopy for inguinal and femoral hernias
  • Ventral and Incisional Hernia Surgery by laparoscopy or open
  • Thyroid Surgery (hemi- and total thyroidectomy with intraoperative neuromonitoring)

Special Interests

  • Gall bladder Surgery
  • Bowel Cancer - prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and management of advanced stage colorectal cancer
  • Hernias - groin hernia and abdominal wall hernias
  • Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer.
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