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Prof Andrew Barbour

Professor Andrew Barbour is a general surgeon with substantial experience in upper gastrointestinal (including weight loss surgery), hepatobiliary and oncological surgery.

After graduating from The University of Queensland, Prof Andrew Barbour completed his resident training at the Mater Adult Hospital and his surgical training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. In 2002, Dr Barbour was awarded the FRACS and completed his PhD at QIMR in molecular biology of cancer in the same year.

On completion of his training, Prof Barbour worked at the Bristol Royal Infirmary as an Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellow and then as a Surgical Oncology Fellow at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre, New York.

His special interests lie in oesophageal, gastric and pancreatic diseases, adrenal disease, melanoma, soft tissue sarcoma, weight loss and minimally invasive surgery including robot-assisted surgery.

Prof Barbour is involved in clinical and laboratory research aimed at improving patient outcomes. He has a lab at the Translational Research Institute studying cancer and has been a leader in clinical trials for oesophageal and pancreatic cancer. His research work has been presented Internationally. He is an active member of clinical trial cooperative groups and the Bariatic Surgery Registry.

He is a Visiting Surgeon at Greenslopes Private Hospital, Mater Private Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital. He is a member of the Upper GI, Melanoma and Soft Tissue Unit at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Prof Andrew Barbour operates at:

· Greenslopes Private Hospital, Newdegate Street, Greenslopes, Qld 4120

· Mater Private Hospital, 301 Vulture Street, South Brisbane, Qld, 4101

· St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, 457 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane QLD 4001,

Prof Barbour’s public appointment is at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Qld, 4102, where he is available for intermediate care.