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Innovative Strategies for Eliminating Donor Financial Burdens

Wednesday September 16, 2020 - 08:15 to 10:00

Room: Channel 4

Henry Pleass, Australia

Professor of Surgery
Westmead Clinical School University of Sydney


Dr. Pleass studied medicine as an undergraduate at the University of Newcastle Upon-Tyne, England and trained in general and transplantation surgery in the North East of England, Edinburgh Scotland and Sydney Australia.
He has published and presented widely on transplantation and has an MD investigating Xenotransplantation. He is Professor of Surgery at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney. His specialty interests are liver and pancreatic surgery, in addition to laparoscopic surgery. He is the surgical head of The Australian National Pancreas Transplant Programme based at Westmead. In addition he is a VMO surgeon at Westmead Private Hospital and a VMO liver transplant surgeon at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
Research Interest
His research interests include: Liver, Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation, retrieval and preservation as well as Liver and Pancreatic resection.
Scientific Activities
• Co-chair of the NSW Transplant working group (ACI)
• Chair of the NSW Deceased Donor Organ Procurement Service
• Member of the NSW Transplant Clinical Advisory Committee
• Deputy Chair of the Transplant Section of the RACS
• Surgical Advisor to the National Paired Kidney Exchange Programme
• Chair of the National Pancreas Transplant Standing Committee
• Recently elected council member of the TSANZ.

Presentations by Henry Pleass

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