Dr Benjamin Loveday


Dr Benjamin Loveday lives and works on land of the Wurundjeri-willam people of the Kulin Nation. He is a Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgeon at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and is Head of the Hepatobiliary and Upper Gastrointestinal Unit at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He trained in General Surgery in Aotearoa New Zealand, and HPB Surgical Oncology and Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery in Aotearoa New Zealand and Canada. His interests include complex HPB surgical oncology, and training surgical residents in things related to liver and pancreas surgery. He has a specific interest in borderline resectable and locally advanced pancreatic cancer. He is regularly involved in collaborative surgery with other surgeons for multivisceral resections for advanced malignancies, including combined liver and colon resections with peritonectomy. Benjamin has a PhD in Surgery from Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau / University of Auckland. His main research interests are in HPB surgical oncology and surgical education, and is actively engaged in research supervision. Benjamin has a strong interest in workplace culture, and is a Safety Champion at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Strong and safe health care teams save lives.

General Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Research
  • Upper Gastrointestinal-Hepatopancreatobiliary
  • Hepato-Pancreato Biliary
  • Surgical Oncology
Professional Qualifications
  • MBChB
  • PhD
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
Royal Melbourne Hospital300 Grattan St, Parkville, VIC, 3052, Australia
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, VIC, , Australia