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Associate Professor Stephen McLaughlin


  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

After graduating from The University of Melbourne in 1975, Stephen completed nine years of surgical training in Melbourne and the U.K. and one year of research in London. 

He has worked at a number of hospitals across Melbourne and was the head of colorectal surgery at Western Hospital from 2000 - 2009.

He has been the head of a general and colorectal surgery unit at Western Hospital, and now works as a general and colorectal surgeon at Mercy Private (now St. Vincents East Melbourne), Western, Epworth and Freemason's Hospitals.

He is an associate professor of surgery at The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Western Hospital and has taught and examined medical students from The University of Melbourne since 1979. He is involved in research and has spent time volunteering in Indonesia with the Royal College of Surgeons Pacific Program. 

Conditions & Procedures

Associate Professor McLaughlin treats the following conditions: 

  • Anal Abscress
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Pilonidal Sinus
  • Polyps
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Offering the following treatments and procedures: 

  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Laparoscopic & Conventional Surgery
  • General Surgery for Minor Skin Lesions
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Appendicectomy

East Melbourne Private Rooms

Suite 45, Level 4, 141 Grey Street, East Melbourne

Phone: 03 9417 1616
Fax: 03 9416 0801

Western Private Rooms

16 Eleanor Street, Footscray

Phone: 03 9317 3344
Fax: 03 9317 3175