James Keck trained in General Surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne followed by further Colo-rectal training in Colchester, UK, in Adelaide, Melbourne & at the Lahey Clinic in Boston, USA. He currently is Clinical Director of Colo-rectal Surgery at Eastern Heath in Melbourne, Colo-rectal Surgeon & Director of Pelvic Floor Physiology at St. Vincent’s Melbourne and holds positions at the Mercy Hospital for Women, The Royal Women’s Hospital and the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service. He has strong interests in pelvic floor disorders in women as well as in inflammatory bowel disease. He was formerly Chairman of the Colorectal Surgery Section of the RACS, and was Director of Surgical Training at St. Vincent;’s. He is currently Vice President of the CSSANZ and also Chairman of Hawthorn Magic Basketball Club. His interests include playing & coaching basketball, music, bush walking and English literature.
Michael Johnston is a colorectal surgeon at St Vincent’s Hospital where he is Director of both Colorectal and General Surgery Training. He trained in General Surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital and in colorectal surgery in Christchurch, Brisbane and Leeds. He has a keen interest in minimally invasive surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer and clinical research and enjoys time with family, hockey, surfing, windsurfing and Australian Shiraz.
Richard did his undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne graduating in 1994. He did his Internship and general surgical training at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and received his fellowship in General Surgery in 2005. He then undertook the CSSANZ training program in colorectal surgery, doing Fellowship years at the Austin, St. Vincent’s, Auckland Hospital and Castle Hill Hospital, Yorkshire, UK. As well as his private practice, he is an honorary lecturer at the University of Melbourne and is appointed as a Colorectal Surgeon at St. Vincent’s Public Hospital, Austin Hospital and Mercy Hospital for Women.
Eugene studied and trained in general surgery in St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and attained his general surgical fellowship in 2008. He subsequently trained extensively in the field of colorectal surgery, both in Australia and overseas. He has completed clinical fellowships in Melbourne, Brisbane, Cleveland USA and Oxford UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and is a member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ). Eugene is appointed as a consultant colorectal surgeon at St Vincent’s Public Hospital and Austin Health.