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Dr Kim-Chi Phan-Thien


  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Dr Kim Phan-Thien graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales and obtained her Master of Surgery from the University of Sydney. She completed her surgical training and colorectal fellowship through Liverpool and St George Hospitals. Kim is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Kim has a particular interest in minimally invasive (transanal, laparoscopic and robotic) techniques for the treatment of colorectal conditions. As an experienced robotic surgeon, she is a da Vinci accredited robotic proctor and helps with the training of surgeons in robotic techniques.

Kim's clinical practice encompasses colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and anorectal pathology. To provide wholistic care for her female patients with endometriosis and functional problems of the pelvic floor, she collaborates with Endogynaecology and Urogynaecology specialists.  As a member of the St George Pelvic Floor Unit, she helps manage colorectal problems affecting women during their pregnancy and following delivery.

Kim has a passion for teaching and research. She has been recognised by the Academy of Surgical Educators of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the University of New South Wales for her contributions to medical education. Kim has been an invited speaker at scientific meetings. Her past research collaborations in Lynch syndrome have led to the Cancer Institute NSW Premier’s Award for Excellence in Translational Cancer Research.

Kim is a VMO Colorectal Surgeon at St George Hospital, and has appointments at Hurstville and St George Private Hospitals. She consults at Kogarah, Hurstville and Miranda.

BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons), MS, FRACS
Practice 1

Suite 3, Level 2
Hurstville Private Hospital 
37 Gloucester Road 
Hurstville NSW 2220

Phone: 02 8566 1000