Dr Chris Lauder



Colorectal Surgery

142 Ward Street, North Adelaide, SA 5006

Western Hospital

168 Cudmore Terrace, Henley Beach, SA 5022


Ashford Hospital

Calvary Adelaide Hospital

Calvary North Adelaide Hospital - scopes only

Western Hospital

Country – consults and operates:

Port Augusta


Yorketown (colonoscopy and consults only)


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Specialises in:

Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgery

Minimally invasive treatment of Colonic and Rectal Cancer

Treatment of benign colonic conditions including diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease

Anorectal problems such as haemorrhoids, fissure, abscess and fistula

Faecal incontinence and prolapse, including sacral nerve stimulation

Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy (GESA accredited)

Peritonectomy and Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Pseudomyxoma Peritoneii and Abdominal Mesothelioma

Chris is a specialist Colorectal Surgeon who originates from the UK. He completed his medical degree at Leicester University in the UK in 2000. He then worked in the UK for seven years, completing his basic surgical training and attaining membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (RCS). In 2007 he made the decision to migrate to South Australia and is now an Australian citizen.

After moving to Adelaide he focused on research and was awarded a Master of Surgery degree for his work investigating abdominal adhesion formation at the University of Adelaide. He then completed his Australian Surgical Education Training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and went on to successfully acquire his fellowship in General Surgery (FRACS) in 2018

Chris has completed specialist colorectal surgical training with the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ), carrying out his colorectal fellowship years at Adelaide’s Flinders Medical Centre and the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital. The focus of these years was a combination of advanced techniques in open colorectal surgery as well as complex minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic colorectal resections, transanal minimally invasive surgery in conjunction with taTME, and robotic surgery.