Dr Isabella Mor trained in surgery at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. She was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2005. Further training in colorectal surgery was undertaken in the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.
Over a two year period in parallel with the American Board in Colorectal Surgery trainees, she gained further experience in the surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease, familial polyposis syndromes and cancer of the colon and rectum. Specific subspecialty training was completed in minimally invasive colorectal surgery.
She returned to Australia in 2008 and commenced practice as a colorectal surgeon at the John Flynn and Tweed Hospitals.
Dr Mor has presented and published both locally and internationally on several topics in colorectal surgery.
She is a member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) and the Gastroenterological Society of Australia.
In addition to her specific clinical interest in colorectal surgery, Dr Mor maintains an active role in the education of junior doctors in her role as the Supervisor of General Surgical Training at The Tweed Hospital.
Dr Ross Warner is a Specialist General and Colorectal Surgeon, specialising in laparoscopic surgery. He completed his Bachelor of Medical Science at the University of Sydney and then went on to complete his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours at the same institution. Dr Warner completed his surgical training in 2010 at Royal Prince Alfred and Concord Hospitals and during his training completed a Masters of Surgery at the University of Sydney.
He completed three specialist fellowship training years, two of these at The Tweed and John Flynn Hospitals focusing on laparoscopic (keyhole) colorectal surgery. Dr Warner’s main interests are in colonoscopy, laparoscopic colorectal surgery, colorectal cancer, benign colonic disease, faecal incontinence and pelvic floor disorders, including rectal prolapse. He is currently training on the Da Vinci robotic system to establish robotic colorectal surgery on the Tweed Coast with a focus on rectal cancer and complex pelvic floor disorders.
Dr Warner understands the importance of maintaining his own education as well as those around him. He is a Senior Lecturer at Griffith University and Associate Professor at Bond University. He is an active participant in the tuition of surgical registrars rotated through The Tweed Hospital.
Dr Warner is currently a Provisional Member of the CSSANZ completing the first of his probationary years in 2014.
Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery