Dr Leigh Archer
Mr Archer provides a broad range of surgical services for the Mandurah and Rockingham communities. With training in endoscopy, advanced general surgery procedures and management of upper GI pathology, he is willing to manage both public and private patients in emergency or elective settings. Most patients can be seen within a week and have their surgery completed within the month.
After completing his medical degree and junior doctor years in Sydney, Mr Archer relocated permanently to WA for commencement of surgical training. Following appointment into the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons he commenced a Fellowship with the Australia and New Zealand Gastro Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA).
Advanced Oesophago-gastric and Bariatric Fellowships
This included a year training on the management of reflux disease with world renowned surgeon Professor Gregory Falk and advanced bariatrics at Concord Repatriation General Hospital. The second year fellowship included work at one of two Upper GI malignancy units within WA at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Through these years, he developed skills including interventional endoscopy and minimally invasive management techniques.
Education and Publications
Mr Archer has published multiple papers and participated in trials related to surgical oncology and upper GI disease. He has facilitated international surgical audits and spoken at international meetings. Mentoring and education have been demonstrated through roles with University of Sydney, University of Notre Dame and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Trainees’ Association. He has a relaxed and approachable teaching style, promoting discussion and audience participation.
- Upper Gastrointestinal
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Australia and New Zealand Gastro Oesophageal Surgery Association