Westmead Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Westmead Private Hospital specialist James Toh

Dr James Toh


Dr James Toh is a consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon appointed at Westmead Hospital and Westmead Private Hospital. He specialises in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and has expertise and experience in treating a wide range of colorectal and general surgical conditions. Dr Toh is a member of RACS, CSSANZ, General Surgeons Australia (GSA) and is a friend of the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA). He is accredited by the Gastrointestinal Enterological Society of Australia (GESA) for gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Dr Toh became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) in 2013 and then completed 3 additional years of subspecialty training in Colorectal Surgery (at Liverpool Hospital, Bankstown/Lidcombe Hospital and Concord Repatriation General Hospital) before going overseas as the International Visiting Surgeon in Robotic Surgery at Korea Anam Hospital.

Dr Toh has won numerous awards and prizes for surgery and research including the Mark Killingback Colorectal Research Prize, being a finalist in the NSW Australian Medical Association (AMA) Supervisor of the Year Awards, Citizen of the Year (Liverpool) at the National Australia Day Council Awards, Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) Research Award, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Associate Dean Teaching Award, Tutor of the Year at the South Western Clinical School, UNSW.

Areas of expertise:
• Laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery
• Inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer management
• Laparoscopic and open hernia repairs
• Management of colorectal cancer
• Management of perianal conditions - haemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae, anal cancers
• Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy

Public Hospital: Westmead Hospital

Colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, minimally Invasive laparoscopic & robotic surgery, colonoscopy