About Us

Professor Christopher Young
Professor Young is Head of the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He is Executive Director of Surgical Education at the RPA Institute of Academic Surgery, Peritonectomy Program Lead, and a member of the Australia and New Zealand Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery. He operates at RPA Hospital and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.
Professor Young’s interests include surgical education and decision making. His colorectal interests include colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and pelvic floor dysfuction. He underwent specialty colorectal training at RPAH, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Concord Hospital and at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.
Professor Young performs laparoscopic and open surgery for complex colorectal diseases including primary and recurrent colon and rectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease, cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC, and for complex and recurrent perianal diseases.
He currently consults from RPAH Medical Centre, Suite 415/ 100 Carillon Ave, Newtown NSW 2042, and appointments can be made via Phone: 02 9519 7576 and Fax: 9519 1806 or email: cyoungnsw@aol.com
He will soon consult from RPAH Medical Centre, Suite G07/ 100 Carillon Ave, Newtown NSW 2042, and contacts will be updated asap.

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Professor Caroline Wright
Professor Wright is a Senior Colorectal Surgeon at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Graduating from St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London, she trained in General Surgery in Queensland and gained her FRACS in 1998. Post Fellowship training in Colorectal Surgery included 2 years research in Brisbane, leading to a Master of Surgery by Research, and a year as a Clinical Fellow at RPAH. Clinical interests include pelvic floor disorders and genetic aspects of colorectal cancer. Professor Wright also has a strong interest in teaching.
She currently consults from RPAH Medical Centre, Suite 415/ 100 Carillon Ave, Newtown NSW 2042, and appointments can be made via Phone: 0420 989 311.
She will soon consult from RPAH Medical Centre, Suite G07/ 100 Carillon Ave, Newtown NSW 2042, and appointments will continue to be via Phone: 0420 989 311.