Mr Christian Beardsley
Christian is a Hepatobiliary and General Surgeon commecing work in the Goulburn Valley.
Christian's major professional interests are hepatobiliary and general surgery. He practices in all forms of general surgery including endocrine and colorectal surgery. In addition, he is a skilled endoscopist, and has recredentialled with GESA.
He is an associate surgeon of the Australian New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association (ANZHPBA).
Fundamentally Christian prides himself on being a true country general surgeon and has a passion for both trauma care and the provision of emergency vascular surgery in the regional setting.
He has completed two years of Post fellowship training in HPB and General Endocrine surgery. Subsequently he was a consultant surgeon in a major regional centre for two years. He completed a clinical sabbatical at the Austin in 2022 in the Hepatopancreaticobiliary and Transplantation surgery to further develop he's skills in complex abdominal surgery.
He works in unison with he’s colleagues at the Austin whilst working as a clinical lead in the area of rural HPB.
Christian was trained at Royal Prince Alfred, Sydney. A major part of he's training was spent in the country with over half of he's training in North NSW, Dubbo and Orange. He undertook the post in HPB and vascular surgery as a senior registrar in RPA. He finished he’s training in 2018, and after obtaining general surgical fellowship in 2019 he was taken on as a fellow and ASU consultant in Orange. Here he honed he’s experience in endocrine and acute general surgery. Christian’s expertise in General Surgery was further strengthened by two years as a consultant surgeon in Mackay, Far-north Queensland. Here he obtained high volumes in both endocrine surgery and major abdominal surgery. He was also an active member of the Mater private hospital. Christian enjoyed working in Mackay and fostered excellent relationships with he's colleagues in General, ICU and orthopaedics. Together with Dr C D'laska and A/prof Pretorius they set up the rib fracture pathway at Mackay base hospital in 2020.
in 2022 he undertook a clinical sabbatical in Hepatobiliary and Transplantation surgery. Here he was exposed to high volume hepatobiliary surgery as well as liver transplantation surgery. He further developed he's skills in major vascular surgery and the management of critically ill patients.
Christian has always had a passion for general surgery and during he's time at Mackay was the clinical lead for trauma and emergency vascular surgery. He was also the SET supervisor at Mackay and is undertaking this post in 2023 in Shepparton.
He is a passionate advocate for the healthcare of regional and remote Australians and is dedicated to ensure equality in healthcare.
- Upper Gastrointestinal-Hepatopancreatobiliary
- Surgical Oncology