Oncologist Dr. Belinda Yeoh and a patient


Adele Burgess


Adele is a consultant colorectal surgeon, having completed her general surgical training at The Alfred Hospital. She became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) in 2007. She carried out her post-fellowship training in colorectal surgery through the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ).

Her post-fellowship training was undertaken at Austin Health in 2008, and in 2009/10 she was awarded The Murray and Unity Pheils Travel Fellowship from the RACS to complete a year post-fellowship clinical training at The Cleveland Clinic, USA under the mentorship of world renowned surgeon Dr Victor Fazio.

During her colorectal fellowship, Adele undertook research in several areas including robotic surgery for rectal prolapse, colorectal cancer treatment, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) and has written a book chapter on Pelvic Floor Disorders.

Adele Burgess has been appointed as Head of the Colorectal Unit at Austin Health.

Adele's surgical and research interests include:

  • Colonoscopy, gastroscopy, cancer screening and cancer surgery
  • Laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction including rectal prolapse, incontinence, constipation, sphincter repair surgery and sacral nerve stimulation
  • Diverticulitis management and surgery

Adele operates at Austin Health and operates privately at Warringal Private Hospital and Epworth Hospital

Contact Adele Burgess

Ms Adele Burgess
Level 7
10 Martin Street,
Australia, 3084

Phone: 03 9456 9077
Fax: 03 9456 9177

Epworth Medical Centre
173 Lennox St,
Australia, 3121

Phone: 03 9456 9077