Email Dr Andrew Luck +61 8 8267 3355
Dr Andrew Luck is a colorectal surgeon from Lyell McEwin hospital in Adelaide and past president of the CSSANZ and current Chairman of the CSSANZ foundation.
He has had a long interest in humanitarian work and was first was exposed to volunteer work in the Pacific Islands as a medical student while on elective in Niue. His subsequent work since being a doctor has included volunteering in Arnhem Land and Vellore Hospital Tamil Nadu in Southern India. Now that Dr Luck’s kids have grown up being in their late teens, he has more time on his hands (apart from chairing the CSSANZ, running a stud farm, and participating in long-distance marathons) and plans to resume work in the Pacific Islands on a regular basis with a particular interest in teaching colorectal surgery and endoscopy in the Solomon Islands having completed a number of surgical instructor courses including “teach the teacher”. Dr Luck volunteered at Gizo hospital in the far Western Province as part of a colorectal surgical team in January 2017 and plans to return.