Mr Saleh Abbas (General Surgeon)

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Mr Saleh Abbas
MBChB University Of Baghdad 1987
FRACS 2008
General Surgeon
Languages Spoken
Medical Specialties
General Surgery
Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery

Assoc. Professor Saleh Abbas is a general surgeon who specialises in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. He is an expert in his field of pancreatic and liver cancer surgeries, having performed more than 70 pancreaticoduodenectomies, more than 70 distal pancreatectomies and more than 100 liver resections. He also performs surgery for cancer of the gallbladder and bile duct as well as providing a wide range of laparoscopic surgery including Upper GI, reflux, adrenals and hernia. Assoc. Professor Abbas also performs endoscopic procedures for the lower and upper GI tract.

Graduating from Baghdad University in 1987, he is now a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and he currently has an academic appointment with Deakin University teaching medical students and training our next generation of surgeons.

Saleh is very active in research and has published more than 30 papers in different journals, including Diseases of Colon and Rectum, The British Journal of Surgery and The Cochrane Collaboration.

Hospital Affiliations
St John of God Geelong Hospital
Affiliated Organisations
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Australia and New Zealand Hepatic Pancreatic and Biliary Association (ANZHPBA)
Breast Surgery
Colorectal Surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery / Hepatopancreatobiliary

Practice Locations


Geelong Private Medical Centre
Suite 2 Level 2
73 Little Ryrie Street
Geelong VIC 3220 
03 5221 4828