Assoc Prof Sarah Thompson


A/Prof Sarah Thompson was appointed as an Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 2007. She completed her surgical training in Calgary, Canada in 2004, and subsequently completed a Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowship at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., and an Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery fellowship in Adelaide, South Australia under the supervision of Professor Glyn Jamieson. She completed a PhD in 2011 evaluating better diagnostic and staging tools for oesophageal cancer through ongoing work with sentinel lymph nodes. She is regularly invited to speak at National and International Scientific Meetings, and she has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles. She leads the research team within the Professorial Oesophago-Gastric Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, and has clinical interests in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and upper gastrointestinal cancer. In 2013, A/Prof Sarah Thompson began consulting at Adelaide Gastrointestinal Specialists on Tynte Street.

General Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Research
  • Upper Gastrointestinal
  • Surgical Oncology
Professional Associations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Board Member of the Australia and New Zealand Gastric ampb Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA)
  • Fellow of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Member of the Society of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT)
  • Member of the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group (AGITG)
  • Member of the International Society for Surgeons
  • Member of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Professional Qualifications
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Surgery)c University of Adelaide PhD
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
U 23 183 Tynte St, North Adelaide, SA, 5006, AustraliaF: +61 8 8222 5896E: [email protected]
North Adelaide Medical CentreSuite 23, 183 Tynte Street, North Adelaide, SA, 5006, AustraliaP: (+61) 8 8267 4092F: (+61) 8 8267 1671E: [email protected]W: http: