Name: Frank A. Frizelle


Professor of Colorectal Surgery,
Head of the Department of Academic Surgery,
University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Riccarton Avenue,
Addington 8011,
New Zealand.

Research Interests:

  • Management and outcomes of patients with colorectal diseases especially colorectal cancer, locally recurrent rectal cancer, anal cancer and diverticular disease
  • The role of surgery in the management of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Medical legal and publication issues related to medicine in general and surgery specifically.


  • Trtained in General surgery in New Zealand,
  • Fellow ship in Colorectal surgery in Mayo (1994),
  • Fellowship in laparoscopic surgery Dundee Scoitland 1995.