HPB Working Party


The Hepatopancreatobiliary Working Party of volunteer clinical experts has been formed to provide specific guidance on the development of the UGICR modules related to pancreas, biliary  and primary liver cancer.


Mr Dan Croagh

Hepatopancreatobiliary Working Party Clinical

Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery
Affiliation(s): Monash Health, Monash University, Epworth HealthCare

Prof John Zalcberg

Head, Cancer Research Program, SPHPM, Monash University
Tony Charlton Chair of Oncology, Alfred Health
Medical Oncology
Affiliation(s): Monash University, Alfred Health


A/Prof Lara Lipton

Medical oncology
Affiliation(s): Western Health, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Cabrini Health,
University of Melbourne

Prof Trevor Leong

Radiation oncology
Affiliation(s): Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Monash University, University of Melbourne


Prof James Kench

Affiliation(s): Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney

Dr Charles Pilgrim

Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery
Affiliation(s): Alfred Health, Cabrini Health, Peninsula Health, Peninsula Private Hospital, Monash University

A/Prof Mehrdad Nikfarjam

Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery
Affiliation(s): Austin Health, Warringal Private Hospital, University of Melbourne

Mr Marty Smith

Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery
Affiliation(s): Cabrini Health, Alfred Health, Western Health, Kyneton District Health Service

Mr Brett Knowles

Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery
Affiliation(s): St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, St Vincent’s Private Hospital
Melbourne, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Epworth Health,
University of Melbourne


Mr Peter Evans

Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery
Affiliation(s): Cabrini Health, Peninsula Health, Peninsula Private Hospital, Monash University

Dr Rachel Neale

Affiliation(s): QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (Queensland)

A/Prof Sue Evans

Clinical quality registries
Affiliation(s): Monash University