About Mark Omundsen
Mark is a Colorectal, Laparoscopic and General Surgeon. He attained his Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Fellowship in 2009 and successfully applied to the Colorectal Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) subspecialty Colorectal Fellowship program the same year. He spent the next 2 years gaining subspecialist expertise in the field of colorectal surgery and successfully completed the fellowship program in 2011.
Mark is especially interested in minimally invasive approaches such as laparoscopic and single incision laparoscopic surgical (SILS) techniques in the management of colorectal diseases, abdominal wall herniae and gallbladder pathology.
His subspecialty interests include surgical management of colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal prolapse and defaecatory disorders such as incontinence and obstructive defaecation.
Mark is accredited with the New Zealand Conjoint Committee for the performance of both upper (gastroscopy) and lower (colonoscopy) gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Mark has been working in Tauranga Hospital as a consultant Colorectal Surgeon since 2012 managing a wide range of general and colorectal pathologies, and commenced private practice at Grace Hospital earlier this year.
General & Laparoscopic Surgery, Hernia, Colorectal, Anal Conditions, Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Endoscopy
APC procedures in association with endoscopy, Colonoscopy, EMR procedures in association with endoscopy, Gastroscopy.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Open repair of inguinal hernia, Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia, Open repair of umbilical hernia.
MBChB (Auck), FRACS (NZ);
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand
Hospitals Practising at
Tauranga Public Hospital, Grace Hospital (Private)