Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Institute of Academic Surgery

Charbel Sandroussi

Charbel Sandroussi




Suite 1, Missenden Medical Centre, 54-60 Briggs St, Camperdown NSW 2050

(02) 9565 1375


Undergraduate Degree

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of Sydney

Higher Degree

Master of Medical Science (Clinical Epidemiology), Newcastle University


Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
2013 Head of Department Hepatobiliary and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, RPA Hospital
2010 Visiting Medical Officer Transplant Surgery, RPA Hospital
2010 Visiting Medical Officer

The Mater Private Hospital


Director of Clinical Research

RPA Institute of Academic Surgery (IAS)

2012 Director Surgical Outcomes Research Centre (SOuRCe)
2011 Clinical Associate Professor Central Clinical School, University of Sydney
Professional / Community  
2008-2010 Senior Administrative Fellow Department of Hepatobiliary and Transplantation Surgery
Toronto General Hospital
2004-2007 Demonstrator / Tutor Anatomy by dissection course and Laparoscopic Skills
University of Sydney
2006 Trainee Representative Board of General Surgery, Royal Australian College of Surgeons

Key Themes / Research Interest

  1. Complex liver resection techniques

  2. Portal haemodynamics for liver resection and transplantation

  3. Surgical management of Cholangiocarcinoma

  4. Modulation of hepatic microcirculation

  5. Decision making in surgery
Research Output Total Number   Research Output Total Number
Journal articles published: 37   Conferences: 36
Abstracts published: 29   Grants: Peer 2, $135,000
Book Chapters: 2   Grants: Non-peer  

Top 5 Publications
  1. *DuBay D, *Sandroussi C, Sandhu L, Cleary S, Guba M, Cattral M.S, McGilvray I.D, Ghanekar A, Greig P.D, Grant D.R. Liver Transplantation for Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using Poor Tumor Differentiation on Biopsy as an Exclusion Criterion. Annals of Surgery. 2011; Jan 253(1): 166-172. *Combined 1st Authorship.

  2. Abbas S, Sandroussi C. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the role of vascular resection in the treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma. HPB.2013 Jul;15(7):492-503.

  3. Sandhu L, Sandroussi C, Guba M,Selzner M, Ghanekar A, Cattral M.S, McGilvray I.D, Levy G, Greig P.D, Renner E.R, Grant D.R. Live Donor versus Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Comparable Survival and Recurrence. Liver Transplantation. 2012 Mar;18(3):315-22

  4. Reichman TW, Sandroussi C, Grant D.R, Cattral M.S, Greig P.D, Levy G, McGilvray I.D. Surgical revision of biliary strictures following adult live donor liver transplantation: patient selection, morbidity, and outcomes. Transplant International. 2012 Jan;25(1):69-77

  5. DuBay D.A*, Sandroussi C*, Kachura J.R, Ho C.S, Beecroft J.R, Vollmer Jr C.M,Sherman M, Ghanekar A, Guba M, Cattral M.S, McGilvray I.D, Grant D.R, Greig P.D. Radiofrequency ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma as a Bridge to Liver Transplantation. HPB (Oxford). 2011; Jan 13(1): 24-32. *Combined 1st authorship.
Teaching Activities
  1. Course Coordinator, General Surgical Short Course, RACS

  2. Teaching various courses within the Master of Surgery, University of Sydney

  3. Medical student tutor

  4. FRACS long course