Mr David Read


David is the Director of Trauma and a Colorectal Surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He has trained in Adelaide, United Kingdom, San Antonio Texas. Melbourne and Auckland. He is a broadly trained General Surgeon who has interests trauma, conflict and disaster surgery, colorectal cancer, and laparoscopic hernia repair. His private practice is based at at Melbourne Private Hospital . David's research interests are the epidemiology of trauma, disaster response surgery, and cancer and trauma outcomes in rural Australians.

General Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Trauma
  • Colorectal
Professional Associations
  • Senior lecturer, University of Melbourne
  • Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • RACS Victoria Trauma Committee
Professional Qualifications
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
RMH Private Consulting Suites1f Royal Pde, Parkville, VIC, 3052, AustraliaP: 03 8594 1218E:
Royal Melbourne Hospital300 Grattan St, Parkville, VIC, 3052, AustraliaP: 03 93428212F: 03 9342 8057