Southern Symposium


Cork 2012

Mr Graeme Poston

Graeme Poston is Consultant Hepato-biliary Surgeon at University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK and Professor of Surgery of the University of Liverpool. He enjoys an international reputation in hepatobiliary surgery. To date, he has personally performed over 800 major hepatobiliary resections. His unit at UHA is one of the largest tertiary resectional hepato-biliary practices in the UK, having performed nearly 2,000 liver resections over the last 20 years. He gained his undergraduate medical training at St Georges Hospital Medical School, London, and postgraduate training at The Hammersmith Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital, London and University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. He is President of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, past-President of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, and the British Association of Surgical Oncology. He is Chair of NHS HPB Specialised Commissioning, Chair of the NICE Colorectal Cancer Guideline Development Group and Quality Standards Committee, and past-Chair of the Cancer Services Committee of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is a principal investigator of a number of ongoing national and international clinical trials in hepato-biliary surgery, and co-author of numerous national and international guidelines for the management of Hepatobiliary cancers, nine textbooks of surgery, and over 170 papers. view webcast...