Dr Soni Putnis is a VMO in Colorectal & General Surgery. She practices in both the public and the private hospitals in the Illawarra, with her practice based at Wollongong Surgical Associates. Dr Putnis specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and management of benign and malignant conditions of the lower GI tract. She has a particular interest in laparoscopic surgery for bowel cancer.

Dr Putnis has an active interest in mentoring and teaching in the hospital setting. She is a Fellow of both the English and Australasian Royal College of Surgeons.