• General Surgery

Areas of interest


Mr Brett Knowles completed training in General Surgery at Royal Melbourne Hospital Melbourne in 2007. He then completed a yearlong Australian fellowship in Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary surgery at Box Hill Hospital, before heading to the United Kingdom for two years. The first year was spent as a clinical fellow in Hepatobiliary and Transplantation Surgery at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh working for Regius Professor James Garden. The second year was spent as the clinical and research fellow in the Hepatobiliary unit at Basingstoke NHS working for Mr Myrddin Rees (Basingstoke NHS is one of the leading European centres for liver and cytoreduction surgery). Upon returning to Australia in late 2010, Brett commenced specialist practice in Melbourne with public appointments at St Vincent's Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Brett has an active involvement in teaching, surgical training and research and is committed to providing the highest standards of patient care.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne Surgical Group

Suite 1, Level 2 Healy Wing
41 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy VIC 3065

Epworth locations


Epworth Richmond


  • BSc Auckland University 1995
  • MBChB Auckland University 2000
  • FRACS 2008
  • PGDipSurgAnat

Education and training

  • Melbourne University honorary lecturer

Professional Associations

  • RACS Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • ANZHPBA Australian and New Zealand Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
  • IHPBA International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
  • ANZAST Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma

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