About Us

Andrew Kaye

Welcome to the Department of Surgery

Professor Andrew Kaye, Head of Department

As Head of the Department of Surgery, I am pleased to introduce the Department that forms the focus for academic activities in surgery at the University of Melbourne and the Melbourne Medical School.

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Vision Statement

In keeping with the vision of the Melbourne Medical School, the Department of Surgery is committed to becoming world-renown in:

  • Quality in patient care outcomes;
  • Leadership in the provision of  surgical education for medical students, and current and future surgeons;
  • Innovation and excellence in the conduct of basic sciences, clinical and translational research;
  • The establishment of linkages and partnerships with internal (inter-precinct, School, Faculty) and external stakeholders (Institutions, industry, government).
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Department of Surgery Precincts

The Department is based across seven campuses of the Melbourne Medical School, all at key hospital sites, as well as conducting academic activities in surgery at other hospitals.

Department precincts

Mentoring in the Department of Surgery

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