Dr Samuel Kuo is an honours graduate of the University of Sydney and a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He completed specialist training in the field of OesophagoGastric & Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, and gained further experience in Liver Transplantation. Dr Kuo received postfellowship training in robotic surgery in California, USA. He is experienced in endoscopic procedures, advanced laparoscopic surgery, and minimally invasive techniques. He offers specialist treatment of liver and pancreatic conditions, disorders of the gallbladder, liver, and bile duct, gastro-oesophageal diseases including dyspepsia and reflux, and gastrointestinal cancer. He is experienced in splenic & diaphragmatic surgery, hernia repair, trauma, complex abdominal & mesenteric surgery. Dr Samuel Kuo’s research interests commenced with a scientific appointment at the Garvan Institute for Medical Research (2005) and a clinical fellowship at the NSW Cancer Institute (2007). For his work in the field of pancreatic cancer and colorectal liver metastases, he was presented with the Clinical Fellow's Award by the NSW State Minister for science and research.
Dr Kuo is a professional member of the Royal Australiasian College Section of Upper GastroIntestinal Surgery (RACS), the ANZ Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (ANZHPBA), the ANZ Gastroesophageal Association (ANZGOSA), the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA), and the Sydney Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society (SUGSS). He is a senior lecturer at Macquarie University (ASAM), a clinical associate of the University of Sydney. Previously, he was also conjoint associate lecturer of the University of NSW. He is responsible for supervising surgical trainees for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and mentoring postgraduate doctors as part of the Clinical Training Committee in the Northern Sydney Health Network.