Associate Professor SK Cyril Wong

Associate Professor SK Cyril Wong

General and Colorectal Surgeon
Newcastle NSW

About A/Prof SK Cyril Wong

Associate Professor SK Cyril Wong is a distinguished General & Colorectal Surgeon with a rich history of contributions to the field of colorectal surgery, hernia surgery and cancer research.

During his tenure as Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), A/Prof. SK Cyril Wong focused on colorectal cancer research, specifically its clinical presentation, local spread, surgical management outcomes, and post-cancer surgery faecal continence. His groundbreaking research has significantly advanced the understanding and treatment of this deadly disease.

A/Prof. SK Cyril Wong’s dedication to patient care led him to serve as the Honorary Surgeon at Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital, where he provided compassionate and expert care to countless patients. Additionally, he held the position of Head of the South Western Sydney Colorectal Surgical Unit and the South Western Sydney Colorectal Tumour Group, pioneering multidisciplinary approaches to colorectal cancer management. His efforts in establishing the South-Western Sydney Colorectal Tumour Group were instrumental in providing better care for patients with colorectal cancer in the region.

A/Prof. SK Cyril Wong played a pivotal role in founding the Australian Chinese Medical Association (ACMA) and served as its Foundation Senior Vice President.  Recognized for his leadership and organizational skills, A/Prof. SK Cyril Wong also served as the Foundation Area Director of Colorectal Services for the Sydney South West Area Health Services.

A/Prof. SK Cyril Wong’s clinical expertise is unparalleled, particularly in colorectal surgery. Throughout his career, he has been dedicated to advancing surgical techniques and adopting innovative practices, including introducing laparoscopic bowel resections to pioneering the Transanal Endoscopic Microscopic Surgery (TEMS).

His commitment to improving patient outcomes led to the establishment of the South Western Sydney Bowel Cancer Foundation, which raised significant funds for colorectal cancer research and education in the area.

A/Prof. SK Cyril Wong’s contributions to medical research and his expertise in colorectal surgery have left a lasting impact on the field. His dedication to advancing medical knowledge and improving patient care continues to inspire the medical community.

A/Prof. SK Cyril Wong continues to use his vast experience by providing his opinion for medicolegal purposes with thorough, comprehensive and balanced reporting.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Ed
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised Health Practitioner (AHP)
  • SIRA NSW Workers’ Compensation Permanent Impairment Assessor (PIA)

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