Doctor Details

Dr Robert Finch  MBBS (Qld), FRACS

Dr Robert Finch MBBS (Qld), FRACS

SPECIALTY AREA Bariatric Surgery
General Surgery
Upper GI Surgery
ADDRESS Holy Spirit Northside Hospital
Level 1, 627 Rode Road
FAX 07 3350 2511
Dr Robert Finch is a General and Upper Gastrointestinal Hepatobiliary Surgeon based in Brisbane, Queensland.

Dr Finch is a consultant surgeon at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. He is a visiting surgeon at a number of private hospitals including the Holy Spirit Northside Hospital, St Andrews War Memorial Hospital and the Wesley Hospital. He is chairman of the morbidity and mortality committee and a clinical supervisor at the RBWH. He has a university appointment at the University of Queensland as a clinical lecturer in surgery and is actively involved in teaching medical students, junior doctors and surgical trainees.

Dr Finch is an enthusiastic general surgeon who actively participates in general on call and acute surgery. His extensive subspecialty training completed in Australia and abroad has allowed him to develop a subspecialty practice as well. His area of subspecialty expertise encompasses upper gastrointestinal surgery including surgery for weight loss and surgery of the liver and pancreas. This surgical repertoire includes benign and malignant disease and all malignant conditions are approached in a multidisciplinary way, with involvement of other specialists such as oncologists where this is required. Dr Finch is an advanced laparoscopic surgeon and where appropriate keyhole surgical techniques will be applied to your treatment.

Dr Finch has a commitment to the highest standards of clinical surgery. This includes the technical aspects of surgery, pre operative planning and post operative care. He is a regular participant and speaker at national and international meetings. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand sub specialty societies for Upper Gastrointestinal surgery and Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery. Recently Dr Finch has commenced a surgical outreach service for Western Queensland and he visits Longreach Hospital in an attempt to provide quality surgical services in this remote area.