Professor Anubhav Mittal


Prof Mittal is a trained robotic surgeon undertaking complex robotic operations on the latest da Vinci XI Surgical System. Benefits of the robot include enhanced 3D vision and instruments that allow for more precise operating – enabling complex operations to be done without the need to make big incisions.

Prof Mittal’s practice has a strong focus on evidence-based surgery and current technology. He is well published and has taught on multiple surgical courses.

Prof Mittal is dedicated to his clinical work with a view to provide the best care to his patients. He is accredited to practice at Royal North Shore Hospital, North Shore Private Hospital, Mater Hospital and Ryde Hospital. Prof Mittal is also an Adjunct Professor of Surgery at Notre Dame University and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, and has previously served as the Director of Surgical Skills Training at the University of Sydney.

His surgical practice is informed by the latest research in his field, as is evidenced by his accomplishments in research, including the Sir Edward Hughes Memorial Clinical Research Prize in Surgery (2008), the Best Paper Prize awarded by the Australian and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association (2008), the Young Investigator Award as given by the Surgical Research Society of Australasia (awarded to him two years in a row, 2007 and 2008), and the Sir Louis Barnett Prize from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2008).

Along with his clinical work, Prof Mittal is actively involved in surgical research and training. He has published extensively and he is a regular speaker at international meetings and editorial boards related to pancreatic research. He is also a reviewer of the British Journal of Surgery, BMC Gastroenterology, the International Journal of Genomics, the Journal of the Pancreas, the Journal of Surgical Research, and the World Journal of Surgery.

Prof Mittal is happy to take on emergency and elective cases. All elective referrals will be seen within 7 days. Private patients can choose between North Shore Private Hospital and Mater Hospital. Public patients have the option of Ryde Hospital or Royal North Shore Hospital.

Positions Held

  • One of the founding members of the Australian Pancreatic Centre based at Royal North Shore Hospital which is dedicated to the care of pancreatic cancer patients.
  • Surgical Lead for the quality improvement NSQIP program at Royal North Shore Hospital which aims to reduced surgical complications.
  • Head of GIT surgery at the Mater Hospital in Sydney and the Head of Discipline of Surgery at the Mater Clinical School for the University of Notre Dame.
  • North Shore Private Hospital (St Leonards, NSW)
  • Mater Hospital (St Leonards, NSW)
  • Royal North Shore Hospital (St Leonards, NSW)
  • Ryde Hospital (Eastwood, NSW)


  • 2013 Best Paper Prize at the ANZHPBA weekend
  • 2013 ANZHPBA/Covidien Travelling Scholarship
  • 2012 Most Supportive Fellow/Registrar Award for Auckland City Hospital
  • 2008 Sir Edward Hughes Memorial Clinical Research Prize in Surgery, Cabrini Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 2008 Sir Louis Barnett Prize, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  • 2008 Young Investigator Award, Surgical Research Society, Adelaide, Australia.
  • 2008 Best Presentation, PhD Showcase, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 2007 Young Investigator Award, Surgical Research Society of Australasia, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • 2007 Doctoral scholarship, University of Auckland.
  • 2007 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Foundation for Surgery Research Scholarship.
  • 2006 Maurice & Phyllis Paykel Trust PhD Scholarship.
  • 2006 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Foundation New Zealand Research Fellowship.
  • 1998 Senior Prize in Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

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