Upper Gastrointestinal, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Obesity Surgery


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Upper GI, HPB and Obesity Surgery overview

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.
  • 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)


March 2016 (PDF 276KB)
June 2016
(PDF 218KB)
August 2015
(PDF 277KB)
August 2014 (PDF 315KB)



Sections Terms of Reference

Committee Chair - Mr George Hopkins FRACS


Membership enquiries

Upper GI, HPB & Obesity Surgery Section Secretariat
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9249 1237
Fax: +61 3 9276 7432
Email: uppergihpb@surgeons.org