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Dr Jonathan Yong

MBBS, FRACS

Jonathan Yong is a Colorectal and General Surgeon. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and a Member of the Gastrointestinal Society of Australia.

Jonathan graduated from the University of Adelaide Medical School in 2003, completing his internship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 2004. In 2008, he commenced General Surgery Training in South Australia, and was awarded his Advanced Surgical Fellowship in 2013. Jonathan spent a further two years of subspecialty training in Colorectal Surgery in Queensland and New South Wales at the John Flynn Colorectal Centre and the Tweed Hospital. His colorectal fellowship included over 400 major laparoscopic colorectal resections as well as complex pelvic floor disorder diagnostics and management whilst also working at the John Flynn Anorectal Physiology Laboratory.

During this time Jonathan also completed a Masters of Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Adelaide, and performed academic duties as a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Clinical examiner at the Bond and Griffiths Universities. Jonathan has been published in peer reviewed surgical journals and continues as an active clinical researcher.

Jonathan’s keen surgical interests and beliefs are the provision of minimally invasive surgical techniques for Colorectal and General Surgical diseases coupled with Early Recovery After Surgery protocols to reduce patient surgical trauma and facilitate faster recovery.

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Colorectal Cancer including Bowel Cancer screening
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgery
  • Anorectal diseases including haemorrhoids, fissure and complex fistula surgery
  • Faecal Incontinence evaluation and surgery including sacral nerve stimulation
  • Rectal/Pelvic Prolapse evaluation and surgery
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Colonoscopy Proctology
  • Anorectal Physiology
  • Diverticular Disease