Dr Russell Hodgson MBBS PHD FRACS

Mr Russell Hodgson has trained extensively in general surgery and has sub-specialised in gallbladder, liver, pancreas, and bile duct surgery, known as hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) surgery. While Russell has developed decision making and technical skills relevant to HPB surgery, he also enjoys the variety and challenges that general surgery has to offer, and is a firm believer in evidence based practice to aid success rates, recovery and patient satisfaction. He is continuing to build a clinical and research profile in gallbladder surgery including laparoscopic CBD stone surgery, a useful technique that can prevent the need for ERCP or other procedures. His other research interests are in theatre efficiency, day case surgery and surgical education.