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A/Prof Shin Sakata

Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery


A/Prof Shin Sakata
163 Kings Road

Biography and Clinical interests

Shinichiro Sakata graduated from Monash University and completed general surgery training in Queensland. Shin then completed three further years of formal colorectal surgery training in top institutions, including Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, UK, Mayo Clinic, USA and Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Australia. Shin is board-certified with the Australia and New Zealand Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery and is a member of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Shin’s passion in research and education has resulted in 50 first-author research papers and book chapters, as well as multiple international scholarships, awards, and grant support. Shin was awarded a PhD in colorectal surgery from the University of Queensland (thesis accepted without correction) and holds the position of Associate Professor in the College of Medicine at James Cook University.

Shin offers world-class care in the entire spectrum of colorectal surgery including proctology, faecal incontinence, inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer. Shin also specialises in robotic colorectal surgery.

Shin provides the highest standard of care whilst delivering affordable health care for all his patients. 

To refer a patient, please contact A/Prof Shin Sakata via email at or by calling 07 4725 2855.

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