Dr Robert Finch
Dr Robert Finch MBBS (Qld) FRACS is a
General and Upper Gastrointestinal Hepatobiliary Surgeon based
in Brisbane, Queensland.
Dr Finch is a consultant surgeon at the Royal Brisbane and
Womens Hospital. He is a visiting surgeon at a number
of private hospitals including St Vincent's Private Hospital Northside,
St Andrews War Memorial Hospital and the Wesley Hospital.
He is chairman of the morbidity and mortality committee and
a clinical supervisor at the RBWH. He has a university appointment
at the University of Queensland as a clinical lecturer in
surgery and is actively involved in teaching medical students,
junior doctors and surgical trainees.
Dr Finch is an enthusiastic general surgeon who actively participates
in general on call and acute surgery. His extensive subspecialty
training completed in Australia and abroad has allowed him
to develop a subspecialty practice as well. His area of subspecialty
expertise encompasses upper gastrointestinal surgery including
surgery for weight loss and surgery of the liver and pancreas.
This surgical repertoire includes benign and malignant disease
and all malignant conditions are approached in a multidisciplinary
way, with involvement of other specialists such as oncologists
where this is required. Dr Finch is an advanced laparoscopic
surgeon and where appropriate keyhole surgical techniques
will be applied to your treatment.
Dr Finch has a commitment to the highest standards of clinical
surgery. This includes the technical aspects of surgery, pre
operative planning and post operative care. He is a regular
participant and speaker at national and international meetings.
He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand sub specialty
societies for Upper Gastrointestinal surgery and Hepatopancreaticobiliary
surgery. Recently Dr Finch has commenced a surgical outreach
service for Western Queensland and he visits Longreach Hospital
in an attempt to provide quality surgical services in this