About

Ben is a hepatopancreaticobiliary (liver, gallblladder, bile duct, pancreas) and general surgeon. He specialises in gallstone disease and HPB cancer at Epworth Richmond. He also works at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The University of Melbourne. Ben is a hepatopancreaticobiliary (liver, gallblladder, bile duct, pancreas) and general surgeon. He specialises in gallstone disease and HPB cancer at Epworth Richmond. He also works at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The University of Melbourne.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne HPB Specialists

Suite 1, Level 2, Healy Wing 41 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy VIC 3065

Special interests

  • Gallstone & hernia surgery
  • Liver, biliary, gallbladder and pancreatic surgery
  • ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
  • Cancer surgery Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Therapeutic and diagnostic upper GI endoscopy and stenting

Education and training

  • MD2 students, The University of Melbourne
  • Examiner to the court of General Surgery, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Faculty member of Definitive Surgical Trauma Course
  • World Gastroenterology Organisation - Gastr-oesophageal Fiji Training (GeFITT)

Research

  • Management of neuroendocrine tumours

Qualifications

  • MBBS, The University of Melbourne 1992
  • FRACS, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2001
  • DMedSc, The University of Melbourne, 2013

Professional Associations

  • ANZHPBA
  • COSA
  • International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association (IHPBA)
  • Asia Pacific Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association (APHPBA)
  • International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC)
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.