Dr Ian Faragher FRACS

Specialist Colorectal & General Surgeon – Western Health, Melbourne

Dr Ian Faragher is a specialist colorectal and general surgeon with a clinical interest in colorectal surgery.

Ian graduated from the University of Melbourne before undertaking surgical training in Melbourne. He then undertook research into one type of inherited bowel cancer: hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer.

Ian worked in the UK, and has gained sub-speciality experience in colorectal surgery at The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He then conducted further training in colorectal surgery at Colon and Rectal Clinic of Houston (Texas, USA).

Ian is the Chair of the RACS Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, and is actively involved in research and teaching the next generation of surgeons.