Colorectal Surgeon

Conjoint Associate Professor of Surgery, University of New South Wales
Chairman, International Council of Coloproctology
Director, Bowel Cancer Australia
A/Prof Newstead AM holds privileges at the Prince of Wales Private Hospital and was founding Secretary, then President, and subsequently Executive Director of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia & New Zealand.
He was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2005 for service to medicine in the field of colorectal surgery, particularly through the development of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australasia, the implementation of international specialist surgical training programs, and the promotion of health awareness initiatives.
A/Prof Newstead has held numerous clinical positions in public hospitals and private practice in Australia and overseas since 1966.  His teaching experience at the University of New South Wales started in 1969.
Research interests include polyp syndromes and the relative risks of bowel cancer, bowel cancer incidence and prevention programs, surgical procedures for haemorrhoids and anal fissures, and pouch reservoir construction after radical bowel resections.
Honorary Fellowships:
Section of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Royal Society of Medicine
Association of Coloproctolology of Great Britain and Ireland
American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons

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