Mr David Proud

Colorectal & General Surgeon


Mr David Proud is a General Surgeon who specialises in colorectal surgery. He received his Medical Degree from Monash University and trained in General Surgery at Alfred Health.

Mr Proud is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and a member of the Colorectal Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ).

After completing his Australian training, Mr Proud undertook prestigious international fellowships in Colorectal Surgery at St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin and at Austin Health before joining the Colorectal Surgery department as a consultant surgeon.

Aside from his public hospital appointment, Mr Proud consults and operates at Epworth Richmond, Warringal Private Hospital and The Avenue Private Hospital. His areas of interest include colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and minimally invasive surgery.

David is an active researcher, having published many international papers and presenting regularly at conferences. David participates in the training and supervision of surgical trainees and medical students.

Mr Proud is available for consultations and telehealth bookings. Mr Proud is also available for complex case discussion and file review.




AMA Fourth Edition, Digestive System
Colorectal Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand
Royal Australasian College of Surgeon


Mr David Proud

Colorectal & General Surgeon