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Dr Mark Muhlmann MBBS (Hons) FRACS

Dr Mark Muhlmann

Dr Mark Muhlmann

Dr Mark Muhlmann is an Australian educated and trained Colorectal and General Surgeon with over 10 years of experience in consultant practice.

Specialising in colorectal surgery, general surgery, hernia surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colonoscopy and endoscopy. He has appointments in both public and private hospitals.

Dr Muhlmann provides a comprehensive service in all aspects of colorectal surgery. His focus is on minimally invasive surgery in order to ensure minimal levels of discomfort and earliest return back to work and normal function. He performs both laparoscopic and robotic surgery in order to achieve this goal. Commonly treated conditions include colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns, ulcerative colitis), diverticular disease, rectal bleeding, haemorrhoids, anal pain, constipation and faecal incontinence.

Qualifications

  • MBBS (Hons) Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery University of Western Australia (1998)
  • FRACS Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2006)
  • CSSANZ Member of Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) (2009)

Accreditations

  • Prince of Wales Public Hospital
  • Prince of Wales Private Hospital
  • Dubbo Base Hospital
  • Royal Hospital for Women
  • Conjoint committee recognition in gastro-intestinal endoscopy

Positions

  • Conjoint Senior Lecturer at University of New South Wales (UNSW)
  • Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) in Colorectal and General Surgery Prince of Wales Public Hospital
  • Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) in Colorectal Surgery at the Royal Hospital for Women in Randwick
  • Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) at Dubbo Base Hospital
  • Surgical Site Training Supervisor Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Supervisor of CSSANZ Colorectal Fellow Prince of Wales Hospital

Outreach

  • Specialist surgical outreach work in East Timor.

Education

1991 – 1998
The University of Western Australia – Medical School MBBS (hons)
1986 – 1990
Carmel School
Tertiary Entrance Examination Score 484/510

Presentations

  • Repair of the fourth degree tear - what is the best method? Muhlmann M Feb 2017
    South Sydney Pelvic Floor Meeting
    St George Hospital Sydney
  • The Complete Pathological Response to Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation in Rectal Cancer Muhlmann M May 2013
    Annual Scientific Congress Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
    Auckland New Zealand
  • Complex anal fistula – plug or flap? Muhlmann M, Hayes J, Merrie A, Parry B, Bissett I Oct 2009
    Annual Meeting
    Gastrointestinal Society of Australia and New Zealand
    Sydney Australia
  • Adjuvant and palliative chemotherapy in colorectal cancer Muhlmann M, Wong S August 2009
    7th Fellows training meeting
    Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Mornington Peninsula Victoria
  • Surgical techniques of the anus Muhlmann M August 2008
    6th Fellows training meeting
    Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Terrace Downs New Zealand
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Resections: A Long Learning Curve Makin G, Muhlmann M, Platell C
    June 2008
    Tripartite colorectal meeting
    Boston USA
  • Diagnostic Modalities in Blunt Abdominal Trauma Muhlmann M Rao S
    July 2005
    Trauma Symposium
    Royal Perth Hospital
  • A Comparison of Outcomes Between Very Large Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and
    Smaller Aneurysms After Endoluminal Grafting (ELG). Does Aneurysmal Size Really Matter?
    Muhlmann M, Halak M, Baker S
    August 2004
    Annual Registrars Paper Day
    Perth Australia
  • Surgical Management of Rectal Prolapse Muhlmann M October 2002
    Annual Gastroenterology Meeting
    Royal Perth Hospital
    Perth Australia
  • The Cobb Repair for Tibialis Posterior Insufficiency Muhlmann M, Angel J
    July 2001
    Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
    Seddon Society Meeting
    London England

Publications and Posters

  • Idiopathic sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis: a rare surgical presentation Ang E, Ip J, Muhlmann M
    ANZ Journal Surgery Jan 2018
  • Pilonidal Sinus Slack T, Newstread G, Muhlmann M
    Book Chapter Fazio et al
    Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    2017
  • Tail gut cyst. An unusual case Kaushal D, Yap R, Muhlmann M
    ANZ Journal Surgery Mar 2017
  • Incarcerated inguinoscrotal hernia containing sigmoid colon cancer Daly D, Filgate R, Muhlmann M
    ANZ Journal Surgery Mar 2016
  • Giant Sigmoid Diverticulum Cooper E,Muhlmann M
    ANZ Journal Surgery Feb 2016
  • A Randomised Controlled Trial of Probiotics after Colonoscopy De Souza B, Slack T, Wong S, Muhlmann M, Lam F, Koestenbouer J, Dark J, Newstead G
    ANZ Journal Surgery May 2015
  • Open Appendicectomy Muhlmann M, Newstead G
    May 2015
    Book Chapter Operative Surgery of the Colon, Rectum and Anus 6th Edition
    Edited by P Ronan O’Connell, Robert D. Madoff, Michael Solomon
  • Transanal minimally invasive surgery : an initial experience Slack T, Wong S, Muhlmann M
    ANZ J Surg 2014 Mar 30:84(3):177-80
  • Ergonomic considerations in laparoscopic surgery Muhlmann M, Rodrigues S, Wong S
    Colorectal Disease 2012 Sept: 14(9)1132-7
  • Complex anal fistula – plug or flap? Muhlmann M, Hayes J, Merrie A, Parry B, Bissett I
    ANZ Journal Surgery 2011 Oct: 81(10)720-4
  • Ergonomic considerations in laparoscopic surgery Muhlmann M, Rodrigues S, Wong S
    May 2010, Poster presentation
    Annual scientific congress
    Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Complex anal fistula – plug or flap? Muhlmann M, Hayes J, Merrie A, Parry B, Bissett I
    May 2009
    Poster presentation
    Annual scientific congress
    Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Radiology in Surgical Practice Edited by S Neuhaus, P Devitt, K Gormly
    2006
    Gastrointestinal bleeding Chapter 15
    M Muhlmann, P Worley
  • Open Surgical Treatment of Persistent Type II Endoleaks or Endotension Following
    Endovascular Aneurysm Repair: A Good Solution for an Unresolved Clinical Dilemma.
    Halak M, McDonnell C, Muhlmann M, Baker SVascular
    2005
    Vascular 15(4):201-4
  • Stent Grafts for Thoracic Aortic Pathology: Single Centre Experience in Western Australia
    Velu R, Halak M, Muhlmann M, Baker S
    2005
    Vascular 13(6): 343-9
  • Prince of Wales Private Hospital
  • The Royal Hospital For Women Foundation
  • Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand
Randwick Rooms

Prince of Wales Private
Suite 17, Level 7
Barker Street
Randwick NSW 2031

Phone: 1300 553 347
Fax: (02) 9650 4924

Double Bay

Level 1
451 New South Head Rd
Double Bay NSW 2028
(Opposite Woollahra Library Double Bay)

Phone: (02) 9096 3133
Fax: (02) 9096 3199

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