The Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) and Obesity Surgery Section aims to:
- foster and maintain a high standard of care in the surgery of the upper gastrointestinal tract and hepato-pancreato-biliary system and in the surgical management of obesity;
- promote research in the understanding of normal and disordered function, plus management of the upper gastrointestinal tract and hepato-pancreato-biliary system, encompassing the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, liver, biliary tract and pancreas, and
- develop governing standards for issues related to upper GI, HPB and obesity surgery.
Scientific and education programs are run at the Annual Scientific Congress (ASC).
Post Fellowship Training in Upper GI Surgery
The Australian and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association was approved by RACS in February 2017, to provide training in both Australia and New Zealand. Details of this program, the positions available and the application process may be found at the ANZGOSA website at the link below.
If you are interested in becoming a member, please forward your details to the Secretariat.
This Section is governed by a Committee as per the Sections Terms of Reference (PDF 92.12KB) reporting to the RACS Fellowship Services Committee.
Committee Chair - Mr George Hopkins (FRACS)
Upper GI, HPB & Obesity Surgery Section Secretariat
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1237
Fax: +61 3 9276 7432