Prof Leigh Delbridge

leigh-delbridge

Qualifications

FRACS FACS


Specialty

Endocrine Surgery
General Surgery


Areas of Interests

  • Thyroid & parathyroid surgery

Address

98 Albany Street Crows Nest NSW 2065


Phone

9438 2900


Fax

9438 2400


Website

www.parathyroidandthyroidsurgeon.com.au


Roles

VMO Mater, Hon Medical Officer, Royal North Shore Hospital VMO, Hornsby Hospital Hon Medical Officer, Children’s Hospital, Westmead


Services

Thyroid & Parathyroid surgery


Publications

http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/people/academics/publications/leighd.php


Bio

Leigh Delbridge is Emeritus Professor of Sydney at the University of Sydney. He is Australia’s most experienced parathyroid and thyroid surgeon and has been head of the University’s Endocrine Surgical Unit for over twenty years. He has performed more than 10,000 parathyroid and thyroid operations and continues to do more than 500 such procedures each year.

The first minimally invasive parathyroidectomy in Australia using endoscopic techniques was performed by Professor Delbridge and published by the: British Journal of Surgery. He has been the President of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, founding committee member of Australia and New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons, Chairman of the Section of Endocrine Surgery, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Committee member of the Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons and the International Society of Surgery. He is the Past Chairman of the Surgical Research Society of Australia and has published over 300 papers on parathyroid, thyroid and related topics.