Dr Peter Hewett (General Surgeon)

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Dr Peter John Hewett
FRACS 1989
MBBS University of Adelaide 1980
Colorectal Surgeon
Medical Specialties
General Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Surgery

Peter is a specialist colorectal surgeon with over 25 years clinical experience. Peter is head of the Colorectal Surgical Unit at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Adelaide. He has extensive experience in colonoscopy, major colonic and rectal resection for cancer and other conditions, Peter offers specialised treatment of anorectal problems including haemorrhoids and fistula. He has extensive experience in the treatment of faecal incontinence by Sacral Nerve Stimulation. Peter's other major clinical interest is the treatment of conditions such as Pseudomyxoma Peritoneii and abdominal mesothelioma via Peritonectomy and Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC). This procedure is done at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Peter has received numerous research grants including NH&MRC grants and has supervised a number of postgraduate students for higher degrees. He has created and teaches a Masters Course in Minimally Invasive Surgery through the University of Adelaide. He is the author of over 100 peer reviewed published articles on a variety of topics.

Peter was an associate editor for Diseases of Colorectal Surgery from 2004 to 2009 and regularly reviews articles for the British Journal of Surgery and the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery.

Peter has a position on the board of the Hospital Research Foundation.

Hospital Affiliations
Calvary North Adelaide Hospital
Ashford Hospital
Western Hospital
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Affiliated Clinics
Colorectal Surgery@142
Colorectal Surgery@480
Affiliated Organisations
Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ)
Affiliated Universities
University of Adelaide

Practice Locations


Colorectal Surgery@142
Ardrossan Hospital
142 Ward Street
North Adelaide SA 5006 
08 8267 3355
08 8361 8822
Colorectal Surgery@480
480 North East Road
Windsor Gardens SA 5087 
08 8267 3355
08 8361 8822