Mr James O. Keck
MBBS, FRACSVisit specialist website
Areas of Interest
- Pelvic floor/obstetric injury & sacral nerve stimulation
- Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy, VIC
Mr James Keck is a Melbourne-based colorectal and general surgeon providing expert care in obstetric injury, pelvic floor surgery colonoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He works in a collaborative manner with people to establish the best individualised treatment plans.
Mr James Keck is a Melbourne-based colorectal and general surgeon providing expert care in obstetric injury, pelvic floor surgery, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He works in a collaborative manner with people to establish the best individualised treatment plans. He is Head of Colorectal Surgery at St. Vincent's and Chair of the Senior Medical Staff at St Vincent's.Mr Keck has a strong interest in pelvic floor disorders in women as well as in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He provides regular medico-legal opinions in relation to colorectal litigation. James is highly experienced, with both Australian and international experience. He trained in general surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital followed by further colorectal training in Colchester, UK, in Adelaide, Melbourne and at the Lahey Clinic in Boston, USA. He has served as Chairman of the Colorectal Surgery Section of the RACS, President of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand and was director of surgical training at St. Vincent’s. He is currently Chair of the Stomal Product Assessment Panel and is on the steering committee of the Australasian Pelvic Floor Mesh Registry. He worked with the Department of Health on development of new MBS item numbers for endoscopy and with the ACQSHC on practice guidelines for obstetric anal sphincter injuries and on mesh complications. He has done honorary work at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service for more than 25 years.