Paul McMurrick


1993 …2023

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Associate Professor Paul McMurrick

Paul is a specialist colorectal surgeon who trained at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and then undertook the international fellowship in colorectal surgery at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota USA. He was a visiting surgeon at the Alfred Hospital 1988-89, visiting surgeon and head of colorectal surgical services at Southern Health 1998-2005, and has been in clinical practice at Cabrini Hospital since 1997. He is the Fröhlich West Chair and Head of the Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery, currently the speciality group leader for colorectal surgery at Cabrini Health. He is the tumour group stream leader for colorectal cancer for the Monash Partners Academic Health Science, federal councillor of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ), a member of the working committee of the binational colorectal cancer audit, and executive clinical representative of the Cancer Council Victoria and was a councillor of the International Society of Digestive Surgery 2010-2014. He was the Roger Dozois Visiting Professor at Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota 2012.

Paul is a fellow of the CSSANZ, a specialist colorectal surgeon with speciality interest in minimally invasive treatment of bowel or colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and anorectal disease. He has been approved for recertification by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia for colonoscopy.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Colon Cancer


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