In 2010, Brett commenced specialist practice in Melbourne with public appointments at St Vincents Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Brett has an active involvement in teaching, surgical training and research and is committed to providing the highest standards of patient care.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne Surgical Group

Suite 1 level 2 Healy Wing 41 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy VIC 3065

Consulting Location

Melbourne HPB Specialists

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

Special interests

  • Liver, biliary and pancreatic surgery including ERCP
  • Cancer, Trauma and General surgery
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Hernia surgery
  • Therapeutic and diagnostic upper GI endoscopy and stenting

Education and training

  • Melbourne University honorary lecturer


  • Detailed liver specific imaging prior to pre-operative chemotherapy reduces intra-hepatic recurrence and need for repeat hepatectomy
  • Principle author/researcher Completed in Basingstoke under editing review


  • BSc Auckland University 1995
  • MBChB Auckland University 2000
  • FRACS 2008
  • PGDipSurgAnat

Professional Associations

  • RACS Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • ANZHPBA Australian and New Zealand Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
  • IHPBA International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
  • ANZAST Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.