Oncologist Dr. Belinda Yeoh and a patient


Ian Pilmer


Mr Pilmer graduated in medicine through the University of Melbourne, gained his General Fellowship in Surgery through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and became a Member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ).

After extensive post-graduate study and work in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, he returned to Melbourne and was appointed consultant surgeon in the Colorectal Unit at Austin Health - where he is now Senior Surgeon.

Ian is a Melbourne University lecturer in colorectal surgery and actively participates in the training of medical students, colorectal fellows and surgical registrars.

Ian specialises in:

  • Colonoscopy, gastroscopy and screening for colorectal cancer
  • Open and laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Surgery of colon, rectal and anal cancers
  • Surgery of hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes
  • Surgery for colon and rectal polyps
  • Surgery and management of Diverticulitis Disease
  • Surgery of Inflammatory Bowel Disease-U/C, Crohn's Disease and Pouch Surgery
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Rectal prolapse, fistulas, fissures
  • Anal warts, pilonidal sinus & pruritis ani

As well as regular outpatient, operating and colonoscopy sessions at Austin Health, Ian has weekly operating, gastroscopy and colonoscopy sessions at Warringal Private Hospital.

Contact Ian Pilmer

Mr Ian Pilmer
Colorectal Surgeon
Warringal Medical Centre
9 / 214 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg, 3084

T: 03 9459 4088
F: 03 9459 3077
w: www.colorectalheidelberg.com.au