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