A/Prof Mehrdad Nikfarjam

A/Prof Mehrdad Nikfarjam

Dr Mehrdad Nikfarjam MD, PhD, FRACS is a specialist Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgeon at Austin Hospital and Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons, Founder of Pancare Foundation (www.pancare.org.au), a national non-for-profit organisation and a director of the Australasian Pancreatic Club.

He has been instrumental in leading world class interventions and research. He has over 100 publications in peer reviewed journals including his work at Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Penn State University, Hershey Medical Centre and Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals, in the USA.

Dr Nikfarjam has a particular interest in pancreatic, liver and biliary cancer, including treatment of locally advanced or borderline resectable cancer. He also has an interest in re-operative liver and pancreatic surgery and strongly feel that no patient should be denied the possibility of surgical cure, no matter how difficult the case may be. Dr Nikfarjam is an experienced advanced minimally invasive surgeon and performs key hole and needlescopic gallbladder surgery and Endoscopic Retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and deals with all aspects of benign and malignant bile duct, gallbladder, liver and pancreatic disorders. He also performs laparoscopic hernia surgery.

Dr Nikfarjam strives to deliver world class surgery you can depend on, that is tailored to the specific needs of the individual. Compassion, care, support and dependability are his core values and those of his practice.

The University of Melbourne - Dr Mehrdad Nikfarjam

  • Australasian Pancreatic Club
  • Pancare Foundation
  • SSAT
  • APA
  • ASGE
  • GESA
  • AAS
  • RACS