Professor Wendy Brown

Presentation Title: Bariatric surgery – positive and negative consequences

Professor Wendy Brown is an Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon. She is the Surgical Programme Director and Chair of the Monash University Department of Surgery at the Alfred Hospital.
She is also the Clinical Director of the ANZ Bariatric Surgery Registry and Victorian State Upper GI Cancer Registry.

Her sub-specialist interests are oesophago-gastric cancer, gastrooesophageal reflux disease and bariatric surgery.

She is Chair of the International Federation for Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Global Registry, Past President of OSSANZ and ANZGOSA, Past Senior Examiner in General Surgery for the RACS, Past- Chair of the Scientific Committee of IFSO. In 2018 she was awarded the RACS John Mitchell Fellowship for research Excellence.