Dr Julian Ip


Dr Julian Ip is a specialist Colorectal and General Surgeon. He specialises in surgery of the small and large bowel, rectum and anus. He also has interests in trauma and acute surgical emergencies and expertise in other general surgical conditions such as hernias and gallstones. He is a fully accredited specialist in gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Dr Ip received his qualifications in Medical Science and Medicine at the University of Sydney and undertook his specialist general surgical training at Royal North Shore Hospital. Dr Ip subsequently attained Fellowship in General Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). He consequently pursued post-Fellowship training with the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ), receiving further sub-specialist training over two years at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney and Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth.

Dr Ip has a particular interest in advanced surgical techniques such as laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for conditions of the small and large intestine including colorectal cancer, polyps, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis) and diverticular disease. He is also experienced in managing conditions of the rectum and anus such as constipation and diarrhoea, prolapse, haemorrhoids, anal fissure and anal fistula.

During his surgical training, Dr Ip undertook further studies for a higher-degree and was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy by the University of Sydney for his thesis on translational cancer research. Dr Ip maintains his academic interests as a Clinical Lecturer with the University of Sydney and is involved with teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. He has published over thirty clinical and translational science research papers.

Dr Ip is a member of the CSSANZ, a member of the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery and a member of the Section of Academic Surgery of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and is a member of Sydney Vital and the University of Sydney Cancer Research Network.

Dr Ip consults at the Northern Beaches Hospital, Sydney Adventist Hospital and Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital. 

General Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Research
  • Trauma
  • Colorectal
Professional Associations
Professional Qualifications
  • FRACS B Med Sc (Hons)
  • MBBS
  • PhD
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
The MadisonSe 7 23-29 Hunter St, Hornsby, NSW, 2077, AustraliaP: 9972 9277F: 9012 0651E: [email protected]W: www.nbcr.com.au
Northern Beaches HospitalSuite 11, Level 6, 105 Frenchs Forest Rd West, Frenchs Forest, NSW, 2086, AustraliaP: 9972 9277F: 9012 0651E: [email protected]W: www.nbcr.com.au