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Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

Your Pathway into Colorectal Surgery training in North Queensland

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants for the Colorectal Surgical Training Post Fellowship program must have successfully completed the Australasian General Surgery training and attained their Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS).
  • Refer to the  Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand for further information on selection and/or eligibility

Total Training Time

Total: 2 years

Two years clinical time of Colorectal Surgical training at accredited units throughout Australia and New Zealand. However, one year must be spent outside of a trainee’s home state or country to increase their exposure to the full range of colorectal surgery procedures and the variations in technique.

How To Apply

Applicants must use the Australia and New Zealand Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery (ANZTBCRS) application template and apply directly to the Australia and New Zealand Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website aims to assist medical students and doctors in training with medical career planning. While every effort has been made to ensure the information is current and accurate, all details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College.

NQRTH is an initiative of the Australian Government's Integrated Rural Training Pipeline (IRTP) and is facilitated by James Cook University in partnership with public and private hospitals, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), health services, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and GP clinics.

Cairns region
(07) 4226 8187

Central West region
(07) 4764 1547

Mackay region
(07) 4885 7122

North West region
(07) 4764 1547

Torres and Cape region
(07) 4095 6103

Townsville region
(07) 4781 3424