Professor Vincent Lam

National Faculty – Pancreatic Theme

Professor Vincent Lam is the Foundation Professor of Surgery at Macquarie University. He received his medical degree from the University of Sydney in 1998. He completed his general surgical training in Sydney in 2006. He went on for two years of post-fellowship training in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and transplant surgery at Westmead Hospital, Sydney and Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. He is currently a consultant Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgeon at Westmead Hospital and Macquarie University Hospital. He has been on the executive committee of ANZHPBA since 2015 and is the current treasurer and the chair of the Research subcommittee.

Professor Lam’s main clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery of liver, gallbladder, pancreas and spleen as well as the surgical management of liver, pancreas and bile duct cancer. More recently, he developed a strong interest in Robotic Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and performed the Australia-first Robotic Cholecystectomy in February 2014.