Dr Penelope De Lacavalerie MBBS FRACS
Dr. Penelope De Lacavalerie is a specialist Colorectal and General Surgeon. She has a particular interest in advanced surgical techniques such as laparoscopic, transanal and robotic surgery for conditions of the bowel including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, endometriosis and diverticular disease.
After receiving her Medical qualifications, she started her surgical training in London, and completed the Intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Penelope then relocated to Australia and undertook her specialist general surgical training at Bankstown Hospital, Sydney. She achieved the Fellowship in General Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS).
Penelope pursued a Surgeon Scientist career undertaking further studies for a higher degree at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. She is currently writing her Doctor in Philosophy (PhD) dissertation.
Penelope pursued post-Fellowship training with the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ), receiving further 2 years sub-specialisation in advanced colorectal skills in Sydney including Robotic surgery.
Penelope is passionate about providing holistic care for all her patients and in particular for women with endometriosis, obstetric anal sphincter injuries and functional problems of the pelvic floor.