• General Surgery
  • Surgical oncology

Areas of interest

Hernia Surgery


John is a general surgeon with subspecialty training in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery and Surgical Oncology. He has expertise in oesophagus, stomach, skin cancers and melanomas. He has a special interest in the laparoscopic and minimally invasive management of abdominal cancers. He is a consultant surgeon at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Care Centre. John is particularly interested in the nutritional support and exercise physiology of patients undergoing cancer operations.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Cancer Specialists

Level 1
84 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Epworth locations


Epworth Richmond


  • MBBS Monash University 1993
  • FRACS RACS 2001

Education and training

  • Upper Gastro-intestinal/HPB trainee supervisor- Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Skin/Melanoma Surgery Registrar Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Upper GI/ HPB surgical fellow supervisor of training- Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre


  • MSLT-II Trial Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Immuno-nuitrition in oesophageal cancer- PI for Victoria- Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Evaluation of Groin Lymphadenectomy Extent for metastatic melanoma (ANZMTG 01.12 EAGLE FM) PI for Peter Mac.
  • MelMart- Evalulation of 1cm vs 2cm margins for melanomas greater than 1mm Breslow thickness
  • Randomised trial of Glubran use post inguinal lymphadenectomy for melanoma

Professional Associations

  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Faculty of Surgical Educators

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