Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital specialist Louise Clarke

Dr Louise Clarke


After graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 2003, Louise completed her general surgical training in Brisbane. She undertook
colorectal CSSANZ fellowships in Newcastle and Christchurch, plus an additional fellowship year training in advanced colorectal cancer at Basingstoke in the UK. She also has a Masters in Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Louise performs many types of colorectal surgery including minimally invasive surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, bowel cancer and diverticulitis, as well as hernia surgery. She is also an experienced endoscopist with advanced skills in gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and haemorrhoid treatment.

Louise is passionate about improving healthcare systems and has authored publications on open access endoscopy, bowel cancer management and enhanced recovery after surgery.

Louise works at a number of public and private hospitals locally.

• Minimally invasive surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, bowel cancer and diverticulitis
• Hernia surgery
• Gastroscopy, colonoscopy and haemorrhoid treatment