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Dr Christophe Berney MB, MD, PhD

Hospital Affiliation : Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, Australia

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Board Certification

FMH (Switzerland); FRACS (Australia)

Current Position

Associate Professor, University of New South Wales
Supervisor of Surgical Education & Training for General Surgery

Medical Education

PhD, Medicine - University of New South Wales, 1996-99
FMH, General Surgery, University of Geneva, 1981-88
MD, Thesis (Doctorat en Médecine), University of Geneva, 1981-88
Medical School - MB, Medicine, University of Geneva, 1981-88
Including one year of studies abroad in Australia

Awards & Honors

Tow Research Prize, from The Prince Henry and Prince of Wales Hospitals, Sydney, Australia,1996

BARD Prize
79th Annual Scientific Congress (ASC) of the Royal College of Surgeons (RACS), Perth, Australia

Best Registrar’s Presentation Prize
80th Annual Scientific Congress (ASC) of the Royal College of Surgeons (RACS), Adelaide, Australia

NSW/ACT Hernia Prize
2011 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin, Australia

NSW/ACT Hernia Prize
2012 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, Hobart, Australia


- Committee Member of the N.S.W. Regional Board in General Surgery
- Committee Member of the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)
- Associate Member of the Australian & N.-Z. Endocrine Surgeons (AES)
- Member of the General Surgeons Australia (GSA)
- Member of the European Hernia Society (EHS)
- Member of the European Association for Transluminal Surgery (EATS)
- Member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
- Member of the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and N.-Z. (OSSANZ)

Sub-Specialty Interest

- Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
- Hernia Surgery
- Obesity Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Endocrine Surgery


Dr. Chris Berney’s specialties include advanced laparoscopic (keyhole), obesity, gastrointestinal and endocrine surgery.  He also performs endoscopy and colonoscopy. He is Supervisor of Surgical Training at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital and is an active member of the N.S.W. Regional Subcommittee of the Board in General Surgery.  He is also Conjoint Senior Lecturer with the University of New South Wales.

Having Wide expertise in General Surgery, with recognition as a Specialist in General Surgery from Switzerland (FMH) in 1997 and from Australia (FRACS) in 2002, Dr. Berney gained recognition of training in gastrointestinal endoscopy (GESA) in 2002. Since year 2000, he has been concentrating on the development of advanced laparoscopic surgery at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. As a supervisor of surgical training and conjoint A/Professor at the University of N.S.W., his goal is to promote his work and share his expertise as a consultant surgeon, both regionally and internationally.





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