Hepato-Biliary, Pancreatic ,Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon
I am a specialist Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon; having completed my general surgical training (FRACS) at John Hunter Hospital Newcastle and did 3 years of specialist Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Training in Sydney and Adelaide.
I have gained experience in pancreatic surgery at Heidelberg (Germany) and in Liver surgery at Seoul. I am a Fellow of Australia and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary association (ANZHPBA).
I have been practicing in Newcastle since 2013 and I am a high volume pancreatic and liver surgeon covering Hunter, Central coast and Mid North coast region.
I perform surgery for Pancreatic cancer, Liver cancer (primary and secondary) and Gastric cancer, my other interests include Laparoscopic (key hole) surgery for large Hiatus hernia and reflux disease, gallbladder and hernias.
I also perform Bariatric (weight loss) surgery like Sleeve Gastrectomy (gastric stapling) for morbid obesity in the privately insured patients.
In addition I perform surgery for advanced melanoma and am attached to the Newcastle Melanoma unit. I am accredited with the Gastroenterological society of Australia (GESA) for performing gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
I held an appointment as senior lecturer in Surgery with Newcastle University and Conjoint lecturer with University of NSW.
I operate at John Hunter, Calvary Mater and all private hospitals in Newcastle.
Please visit Speciality section to see my specialist interests.