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A/Prof. Jaswinder Samra

Dr. Jaswinder Samra
A/Prof. Jaswinder Samra

Clinical Associate Professor Jaswinder Samra commenced his medical career in the United Kingdom ande obtained his medical degree in 1988. He undertook his surgical training from 1989 – 1993 in Manchester and London, being awarded Fellowships of both the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in London and Edinburgh.  This was followed by a period of research as a Wellcome Research Registrar at the University of Oxford 1993-1996 resulting in an award D.Phil (Doctor of Philosophy).  He was the recipient of The Cuthbertson Medal from the British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (in recognition of his research publications).

In 1997 A/Prof. Samra came to Australia and took up further surgical training at Royal North Shore Hospital.  He received his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

He was appointed consultant general surgeon with an interest in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery at the Royal North Shore and Ryde Hospitals in 2003.  He performs complex pancreatic and liver surgery in addition to laparoscopic gallbladder and hernia surgery.  He has performed over 300 pancreatic resections with excellent results and annually he performs more than 60 pancreatic resections.

Dr. Jaswinder SamraHe has been an Examiner for higher degrees (PhD’s and MS’s) at the University of Sydney.  His academic interest is in basic sciences exploring the molecular mechanisms resulting in hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers.  He has published widely on the technical aspect of pancreatic surgery as well as other diverse surgical topics.  He has presented his research at numerous international and national meetings.

He was made a Clinical Assoc Professor in 2010 at the University of Sydney.

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