Dr Ctercteko has been a practicing colorectal surgeon in Western Sydney for some 30 years. He is Head of the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Westmead Hospital; and operates at Blacktown Hospital, Mount Druitt Hospital, Castle Hill Day Surgery and the Lakeview Private Hospital at Bella Vista.
He manages all areas of colorectal surgery with open and laparoscopic surgery as required.
His current research interests include:
1) The gastrointestinal immune system and its role in the aetiology of Crohn’s disease;
2) Non antibiotic management of acute diverticulitis;
3) Aetiology of pilonidal sinus; and
4) Role of imaging (ultrasound and MRI) in the management of anal fistulae
Dr Ctercteko has moved from Northmead to Lakeview Private Hospital, where he consults with his colleagues under the banner of Specialist Colorectal Group. His group colleagues are Peter Loder, Nim Pathmanathan, Sanjay Adusumilli and Peter Dutton – all specialist colorectal surgeons.