Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplant Unit
Austin Hospital Victoria
The Austin Hospital is a tertiary referral centre in Heidelberg Victoria with approximately 500 beds. The unit includes the Victorian Liver Transplant Unit. Staffing includes seven surgeons, two fellows, 3 registrars and 3 interns
The approximate annual numbers include: 60 adult and paediatric liver transplantation cases; 80 multi organ retrievals, 40 liver resections, 30 pancreas resections and 150 ERCP’s performed within the unit. Opportunities exist for both clinical and basic science research enrolment for higher degrees.
Activities of the unit comprise elective operating sessions five days per week, HPB and general surgery emergency on call and on call for organ retrieval and liver transplantation. There is also a surgical ERCP list per week available for fellowship training.