Dr Chris Nahm


Dr. Chris Nahm graduated medical school with honours from the University of New South Wales and obtained Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. As the inaugural Harris Van Beek Pancreatic Cancer Research Scholar, he completed a PhD in pancreatic cancer research at the Kolling Institute. Ranking 1st in the nationwide Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery (ANZHPBA) Fellowship match, he undertook a clinical fellowship in Upper GI and HPB Surgery at Westmead Hospital. He then moved to the United Kingdom to undertake a senior clinical fellowship in complex hepatobiliary and transplant surgery at St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds.

Dr. Chris Nahm has published extensively in his field, delivered numerous presentations worldwide, and has gained an international academic reputation. He serves on the Editorial Board of HPB, the Official Journal of the International Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association. He is a Co-Director of the Masters of Surgery program at The University of Sydney. He is a member of the surgical training executive at Westmead Hospital. Above all, he is committed to delivering compassionate, empathetic and holistic care to all of his patients. He is the 2022 recipient of the Westmead Association Tracey Robinson Excellence in Teaching Medal in Surgery.

Positions Held

  • Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic, General, and Transplant Surgeon – Westmead Hospital
  • Senior Lecturer – The University of Sydney
  • VMO Surgeon – Norwest Private Hospital, Westmead Private Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital

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