Certification

– Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Active)

– NSW Medical Board (Active)

– Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Active)

– Ontario Medical Board (Inactive)

Society Memberships

– Member American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS).

– Member Americas Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (AHPBA).

– Member Australian and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgeons Association (ANZGOSA).

– Member Australian and New Zealand Hepatobiliary Association (ANZHPBA).

– Member International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association (IHPBA).

– Member Society for Surgey of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).’

– Member Transplant Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ)

– Member International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS)

– Member of the Sydney Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society (SUGS).

– Gastroenterological society of Australia. Conjoint committee for gastrointestinal endoscopy. 

Academic Record

– Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery MBBS (honours) 1999

– Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2007

– Masters of Medical Science MMedSc (Clinical Epidemiology) 2006

– Adjunct Associate Professor – UNE 2011

– Clinical Associate Professor – Sydney 2013

Awards

– American Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (AHPBA) international travel grant. Awarded 2010.

– Department of General Surgery nominee for Zane Cohen Clinical Fellowship Achievement Award 2010.

– Vernon Barling Memorial Fellowship. University of Sydney. Awarded 2008

Grants

– Royal Prince Alfred Transplant Institute. $75,000. 2012

– Sydney Cancer Centre Research Grant. $60,000. 2013

Clinical Experience

Current Positions:

Previous Positions:

Clinical Fellow. Chief Administrative Fellow. Department of Hepatobiliary and Transplantation Surgery. Toronto General Hospital. Toronto, Ontario. Canada. Date: 01/07/2008-30/06/2010.

General Surgeon (Locum). Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns QLD. Date 23/03/2008-24/5/2008

VMO (Locum). Department of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Sydney. Date: 23/02/2008-21/03/2008

General Surgeon (Locum). Bundaberg Base Hospital. Bundaberg QLD. Date 21/01/2008-22/02/2008

Fellow. Department of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Sydney. Date: 22/1/2007-16/1/2008.

Fellow. Department of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery. Fremantle Hospital. Date: 16/1/2006-16/1/2007.

Registrar. Department of Head and Neck Surgery. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Sydney. NSW. Australia. Date: 17/7/2005- 15/1/2005

Registrar. Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Concord Repatriation General Hospital. Sydney. NSW. Australia. Date: 17/1/2005-16/7/2005

Registrar. Department of Vascular Surgery. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Sydney. NSW. Australia. Date: 17/7/2004-16/1/2005

Registrar. Department of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Sydney. NSW. Australia. Date: 17/1/2004-16/7/2004

Registrar. Department of General Surgery. Orange Base Hospital. Orange. NSW. Australia. Date: 17/7/2003-16/1/2004

Registrar. Department of General Surgery. Royal Darwin Hospital. Darwin. NT. Australia. Date: 17/1/2003-16/7/2003

Registrar. Department of General Surgery. Alice Springs Hospital. Alice Springs. NT. Australia. Date: 17/7/2002-16/1/2003

Registrar. Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Sydney. NSW. Australia. Date: 17/1/2002-16/7/2002

Surgical Residency: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. 2001

Internship: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. 2000

Teaching and Education

– Course coordinator, General surgical long course. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

– Course coordinator, General surgical short course. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

– Masters of Surgery course, University of Sydney. Epidemiology of Cancer, Imaging in Surgery, Laparoscopic Anatomy of the abdomen.

– Diploma and Masters of Surgical Anatomy. UNE. Faculty member and teacher 2010-Current.

– Medical Student tutor. University of Sydney GMP III and IV.

– FRACS long course.

– Multiorgan transplant research rounds. Multiple presentations throughout 2008-2010.

– Medical student and surgical resident teaching at University of Toronto. 2008.

– Conceived and instructed a laparoscopic skills workshop for surgical trainees. 2006.

– Tutor for surgical registrars preparing for their fellowship examinations.

– Instructor for Care of the critically ill surgical patient course 2006-Current.

– Medical student tutor for UWA 4th year students. 2006.

– Demonstrator/tutor for Gross Topographical Anatomy by dissection course. University of Sydney. 2004, 2005 and 2007.

– Anatomy lectures for Basic Surgical trainees. Development, organisation and teaching. 2005-Current.

– Demonstrator/tutor for Laparoscopic Skills workshop. 2004 and 2005.

– Presentation at Surgical Grand rounds (2nd weekly). Teaching for students and junior surgical staff. CRGH, 2005.

– Medical student education for those who are attached to our surgical service.

– Intern orientation and JMO teaching sessions.

Research

– Transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma.

– Technical outcomes in adult to adult live donor liver transplantation

– Surgical outcomes in the frail and elderly

– Perioperative therapy and outcome following liver and pancreas surgery

– Applications of robotics to surgery of the foregut

– 3D modelling and complex cancer surgery

– Portal haemodynamics following transplant and liver resection.

– Multivisceral and major vascular resection in oncology

Book Chapters

Presentations

Peer reviewed presentations at conferences:

Research conferences and worshops attended as an invited speaker:

Publications

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