IBD SA - Dr Darren Tonkin

Dr Darren Tonkin


Colorectal SurgeonColorectal Surgeon

Dr Darren Tonkin is an experienced Colorectal Surgeon. His main interest is the surgical management of IBD, with an emphasis on minimally invasive approaches. He completed his subspeciality colorectal training in 2007 at St Marks Hospital in London. During that time he gained quaternary level experience in the surgical management of IBD and polyposis, intestinal failure and enterocutaneous fistula.

Dr Darren Tonkin also has extensive experience in management of other colorectal disorders, such as cancer and diverticulitis. He has a special interest in abdominal wall reconstruction and hernia repair. Over the past 5 years he has developed a significant experience in robotic surgery. This provides him the greatest experience of any general surgeon in SA.

As well as heading up the Colorectal Surgery Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, he practices privately at Tennyson Centre, 480 Specialist Centre, Colorectal Surgery North Adelaide, Calvary North Adelaide, and Ashford Hospitals.

Make an appointment to see Dr Darren Tonkin today.


tennyson centre

520 South Road,
Kurralta Park SA 5037

480 specialist centre

480 North East Road,
Windsor Gardens SA 5087

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