Associate Professor David Cavallucci


Associate Professor David Cavallucci is an Hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgical oncologist. He is a graduate of the two-year ANZHPBA post-fellowship program in HPB surgery as well as the surgical oncology and abdominal transplantation Fellowship at the University of Toronto. He has a special interest in minimally invasive pancreatic and liver surgery with a broad experience of laparoscopic surgery and developing robotic surgery. Outside of oncology, he manages benign biliary disease including the laparoscopic management of bile duct stones and the surgical management of acute and chronic pancreatitis.

Having completed a Masters degree in Biostatistics, he has published on the use of Propensity Scores and novel weighting techniques in observational surgical research. He is active in teaching and maintains a strong interest in clinical and translational research. A/Prof Cavallucci is President of the ANZHPBA, Member at Large of the APHPBA and associate editor of the HPB journal.

Positions Held

  • VMO Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgeon, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
  • VMO Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgeon,The Wesley Hospital
  • Associate Professor, University of Queensland

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