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Biography

Professor Vincent Lam is the 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. In 2013, he was the first graduate of the Doctorate of Clinical Surgery at the University of Sydney with the thesis titled “Extending the frontiers of surgical resection of colorectal liver metastases”. He is currently a consultant Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Transplant surgeon at Westmead Hospital. He also holds the position of Deputy Chair of Medical Staff Council at Westmead Hospital and Hub Supervisor of Training (Western Sydney Network) of NSW Board in General Surgery, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is the councillor of the ANZ Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and immediate past president of the Australian Chinese Medical Association.

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.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Clinical Surgery, DClinSurg, University of Sydney

20112013

Master of Surgery, MS, University of Sydney

Jan 2005Dec 2005

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS, University of Sydney

19931998

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Research Outputs 2005 2019

Complications after liver surgery: a benchmark analysis

Bagante, F., Ruzzenente, A., Beal, E. W., Campagnaro, T., Merath, K., Conci, S., Akgül, O., Alexandrescu, S., Marques, H. P., Lam, V., Shen, F., Poultsides, G. A., Soubrane, O., Martel, G., Iacono, C., Guglielmi, A. & Pawlik, T. M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : HPB.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Benchmarking
Hepatectomy
Liver Failure
Liver
Databases

Effect of surgical margin width on patterns of recurrence among patients undergoing R0 hepatectomy for T1 hepatocellular carcinoma: an international multi-institutional analysis

Tsilimigras, D. I., Sahara, K., Moris, D., Hyer, J. M., Paredes, A. Z., Bagante, F., Merath, K., Farooq, A. S., Ratti, F., Marques, H. P., Soubrane, O., Azoulay, D., Lam, V., Poultsides, G. A., Popescu, I., Alexandrescu, S., Martel, G., Guglielmi, A., Hugh, T., Aldrighetti, L. & 2 othersEndo, I. & Pawlik, T. M., 26 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hepatectomy
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Recurrence
Survival
Margins of Excision

Evaluation of the ACS NSQIP surgical risk calculator in elderly patients undergoing hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma

Sahara, K., Paredes, A. Z., Merath, K., Tsilimigras, D. I., Bagante, F., Ratti, F., Marques, H. P., Soubrane, O., Beal, E. W., Lam, V., Poultsides, G. A., Popescu, I., Alexandrescu, S., Martel, G., Aklile, W., Guglielmi, A., Hugh, T., Aldrighetti, L., Endo, I. & Pawlik, T. M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hepatectomy
Quality Improvement
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Venous Thromboembolism
Renal Insufficiency

International publication trends in hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery: emergency compared to oncology

Liang, Y., Lo-Cao, E., Punch, G., Lam, V. & Richardson, A., 1 Apr 2019, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 89, 4, p. 383-387 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Publications
Emergencies
Wounds and Injuries
PubMed
Liver

Intraoperative detection of aberrant biliary anatomy via intraoperative cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Chehade, M., Kakala, B., Sinclair, J. L., Pang, T., Al Asady, R., Richardson, A., Pleass, H., Lam, V., Johnston, E., Yuen, L. & Hollands, M., 13 May 2019, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cholangiography
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Anatomy
Biliary Tract
Cholelithiasis