Departments of Upper GI Surgery, Concord, Royal Prince Alfred & Strathfield Private Hospitals, University of Sydney
Chair of the Sydney Upper GI Surgical Society
Executive Board, Australian, and New Zealand Oesophago-Gastric Surgical Association
Training Board. Australian and New Zealand Oesophago-Gastric Surgical Association
Head of Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery Strathfield Private Hospital
Deputy Chair Medical Advisory Committee, Strathfield Private Hospital
David Martin is a consultant surgeon in the Upper Gastro-Intestinal Departments of Surgery at both the Concord and the Royal Prince Alfred University Hospitals in Sydney. He is also appointed as a consultant surgeon at the Strathfield, Sydney, and Mater private hospitals.
Dr. Martin is a dedicated subspecialist who is enthusiastically involved in the provision and initiation of cutting-edge evidence-based health care and the development of world-class Tertiary Upper Gastrointestinal, Laparoscopic (key-hole), and Obesity Surgical units. He is widely published in his areas of interest and is actively involved in ongoing research, publication, and collaboration with leading international surgical units.
A graduate of the University of Queensland, Dr. Martin underwent advanced years of formal academic post-fellowship sub-specialty training in leading surgical training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital before completing over 3.5 Australian and International units. This has involved high-level training in innovative techniques including
Advanced laparoscopic oesophageal, stomach, and biliary surgery in Brisbane and the Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide
Radical oesophageal and stomach cancer surgery and advanced laparoscopy at Concord Hospital in Sydney
Radical pancreatic and open abdominal cancer surgery and robotic surgery at the University of Heidelberg, Germany
Radical open and laparoscopic cancer surgery and laparoscopic obesity surgery at the Leeds General Infirmary, UK
Further to his formal academic fellowships Dr. Martin has completed hands-on training in obesity surgery in France, England, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth; encompassing a variety of key-hole operations for obesity.
In addition to his technical commitment to clinical surgery, Dr. Martin's academic work has seen him regularly presenting at national and international meetings, working on national and international cancer boards, contributing to subspecialty surgical textbooks, and publishing & reviewing for international medical journals.
Dr. Martin's specific areas of surgical expertise and a list of his publications and international presentations are found in the following links.
Dr David Martin's areas of Surgical Expertise
Laparoscopic (Key-hole) Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgery (Including Robotic Surgery)
Laparoscopic Surgery for Oesophageal Reflux Disease (Heartburn) and Hiatus Hernia
Laparoscopic Gallbladder, Common Bile Duct and Pancreatic Surgery
Surgery for Obesity (Including Robotic Surgery)
Laparoscopic Extended Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (with and without fixed gastric ring)
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery (previous bariatric surgery requiring treatment)
Radical Open and Minimally Invasive Surgery for Stomach Cancer
Radical Open and Minimally Invasive Surgery for Oesophageal Cancer
Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Gastroscopy)
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Palliation of Malignancy. Insertion of Stent