MR MARK STEVEN
MBBS (Hons.), FRACS, ANZHPBA.
Specialist General / Laparoscopic 'Keyhole' / Liver / Pancreas /
Biliary / Gallbladder / Transplant Surgeon
Mr Steven has completed extensive subspecialty training in complex liver, pancreas, gall bladder and bile duct surgery, as well as liver and kidney transplantation. He also performs arteriovenous fistulae formation and peritoneal catheter insertion for patients with renal failure.
Mr Steven also performs a wide range of general surgical procedures such as cholecystectomy, hernia repair, appendicectomy and removal of skin lesions. Many of these procedures are suitable for laproscopic or 'keyhole' / minimally invasive approaches.
Mr Steven completed his general surgical training (FRACS) in 2008. Since then, he has trained and worked with many of the pioneers and current leaders of HPB and Transplant Surgery in Australia at Western Hospital Footscray (2009), The Austin Hospital (2010), Prince of Wales Hospital Sydney (2011) and the Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane (2012). He has completed the ANZHPBA 2 year fellowship program in 2011 and is currently undertaking a Masters of Surgery.
Areas of expertise:
Mr Steven treats the full range of General, Liver, Biliary, Gallbladder, Pancreatic and Splenic surgical conditions and has particular expertise in:
Mr Steven strives for the best possible outcomes for his patients through a multidisciplinary approach to care. He actively involves and liaises with other health care professionals while remaining focused on the patient and their family during what can be a difficult time. Malignant and complex benign conditions are presented and discussed at Multidisciplinary Team Meetings (MDTs) - at these meetings specialist surgeons, medical oncologists (cancer physicians), radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine specialists, cancer care nurses and others are present to shape the most appropriate pathway for management of the patients condition, be it surgical or a non-surgical option.
Consults & Operates at:
Epworth Freemasons, East Melbourne
Epworth Richmond, Richmond
John Fawkner Private, Coburg
North West Specialist Centre, Niddrie
Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
Australian and New Zealand Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association (ANZHPBA)
The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ)
The Transplantation Society (TTS)