MB ChB 1979 Auckland; FRACS 1986


Colorectal Cancer
Defaecatory Disorders
Perianal Conditions
Endoscopy - Colonoscopy with biopsy and/or removal of polyps.


Colorectal Surgery

Title or Designation

General and Colorectal Surgeon

Post-Fellowship Training

Ian Bissett is a Professor at the University of Auckland, with his public hospital practice based at Auckland Hospital. He trained in General Surgery in New Zealand, gaining his Fellowship in 1987.

He then practiced surgery in a Regional Hospital in Nepal before returning to New Zealand in 1998. Since then he has specialised in Colorectal Surgery, completing an MD involving research into the assessment and treatment of rectal cancer.

He has also completed the post fellowship training programme in Colorectal Surgery of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. His ongoing research interests relate to colorectal cancer and defaecatory disorders.

Full NZ Registration Date

9 April 1980

Vocational Scope

General Surgery

Contact Details

Professor Ian Bissett is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Auckland City Hospital

Patient enquiries: (09) 375 4300
Known extension/pager numbers: (09) 307 4949
Outpatient appointments and surgical booking enquiries: (09) 638 0400 or scheduling@adhb.govt.nz 
Mental Health Services 24 Hour Crisis Line: 0800 800 717
GP Help Desk: (09) 307 2800

Public Services

National Intestinal Failure & Rehabilitation Service (NIFRS)

This service is available at the following location: