Andrew Hunter obtained his Fellowship in General Surgery in 1987 and spent three years in Adelaide, Sydney and internationally specialising in Colorectal Surgery as part of the Post-Fellowship Training Program in Colorectal Surgery (jointly run by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia & New Zealand, CSSANZ).
He was accredited in colonoscopy by the Conjoint Committee in 1988, and has recently been re-accredited. He was a member of the Council of Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand from 1998-2006 and was Treasurer from 2000-2006. He is a Surgical Tutor for RACS, a member of RACS Court of Examiners (2012 - present) and was a member and past Chair of the Training Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery. He was previously Chairman of the Bi-National Colorectal Cancer Audit Committee and is now Chair of the BCCA Steering Committee. He is a member of St Andrews Medical Committee & previously a member of the Colorectal Expert Group for Structured Pathology Reporting.
His private practice is based at St Andrews Medical Centre and he has regular operating and colonoscopy lists at St Andrews Hospital. In addition, he is a visiting specialist at Naracoorte & Bordertown Hospitals.