OUR SURGEONS

Mr Matt Henderson

Matt is originally from South Africa where he obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He immigrated to New Zealand in 2003 where he completed his Fellowship in General Surgery within hospitals around the North Island. He was selected for the ANZGOSA Subspecialty Training program for Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery in 2012. Matt has been the Upper GI Fellow at Sir Charles Gairdner and Fremantle Hospitals. A significant amount of his training has included Pancreatic & Obesity surgery and interventional endoscopy.

Matt’s been tempted by Perth’s people and weather and has made WA his home. His interests include the surgical treatment of morbid obesity, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, hiatus hernias, achalasia, gallstones, abdominal and inguinal hernias. He is also involved with surgical treatment of gastro-oesophageal malignancies. He performs gastroscopies and colonoscopies.

Matt is married to Cara, his beautiful wife and together they have a daughter and a second child expected mid-2015. He enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, photography, squash and can play the drums.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
  • University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (2000)
QUALIFICATIONS
  • MBChB (2000)
REGISTRATION
  • Medical Board of Australia
  • Medical Council of New Zealand
SPECIALITY
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Oesophago-gastric Surgery
  • Obesity Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Endoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Colonoscopy
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • Australian Medical Association
  • General Surgeons Australia GSA
  • New Zealand Association of General Surgeons NZAGS
  • Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand OSSANZ
  • Australia and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery ANZGOSA
  • International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus ISDE
POST GRADUATE
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons FRACS (2011)
CURRENT APPOINTMENTS (PUBLIC HOSPITAL)
  • Fremantle Hospital
  • Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer in Surgery – Notre Dame University
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer in Surgery – University of Western Australia
PRIVATE HOSPITAL (VISITING RIGHTS)
  • SJOG Hospital, Murdoch
  • SJOG Hospital, Subiaco
  • Hollywood Hospital, Nedlands
OTHER POSITIONS HELD
  • RACS ASC Perth Scientific Convenor – Bariatric Section 2015
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