Doctor Profile

Mr Simon Banting

Mr Banting completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Melbourne with honours in 1981. He then underwent post graduate surgical training based at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. This culminated in being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1990. He then became the inaugural Follow in HPB surgery for an 18 month period under the tutelage of Mr Ivo Vellar. This was followed by two year advanced surgical training in Scotland, where he worked as the Senior Registrar for Professor Alf Cuschieri gaining experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery and upper gastrointestinal surgery. Mr Banting then went to Edinburgh, where he worked as a senior Registrar for Professor David Carter and Professor James Garden, this involved experience in hepatobiliary surgery, liver transplantation and endoscopic practice in ERCP – Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography. After returning to Melbourne, he worked in the HPB/UGI service at St Vincent’s Hospital along with liver transplantation at the Austin Hospital.



  • General Surgery

Clinical Institute

Special Interests

  • Upper gastrointestinal surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Liver, biliary and pancreatic surgery including ERCP
  • Cancer surgery


  • MBBS 1981 University of Melbourne

Contact Details & For Appointments

+61 3 9416 2246

Consulting Address

    • Suite 2 Level 3 Healy Wing
    • 41 Victoria Parade
    • Fitzroy VIC 3065
    • Epworth Eastern
    • Suite 15 Level 3
    • 1 Arnold Street
    • Box Hill VIC 3128
    • Suite 2
    • 767 Mount Alexander Road
    • Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

Professional Associations

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
  • Australian and New Zealand Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
  • Executive of Australian and New Zealand Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association

Education and Training

  • Member of Court of Examiners in General Surgery of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons