Doctor Frank Wang

Doctor Frank Wang

Senior Lecturer, Surgery,
School of Medicine


Medical School, University of New South Wales. 1994-99.

Residency, St George Hospital. 2000-2003.

Advanced general surgical training, John Hunter Hospital. 2004-07.

Clinical Superintendent, Department of Surgery, John Hunter Hospital. 2008-09.

Hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) surgery traveling fellowship, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan. 2009-10.

Upper gastrointestinal surgery post fellowship, Prince of Wales Hospital. 2010-11.

ANZHPBA post fellowship training, Royal North Shore & Bankstown Hospitals. 2011-13.

Consultant upper gastrointestinal surgeon, Campbelltown Hospital. 2013-present.

Honorary consultant HPB surgeon, Prince of Wales Hospital. -present.

This information has been contributed by Doctor Wang.


  • MasClinEpid University of Newcastle (NSW)
  • BSURG University of New South Wales
  • BMD University of New South Wales
  • BSMED University of New South Wales

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Medical Association (2000)
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2001)
  • ANZHPBA (2011)
  • Australasian Gastrointestinal Trial Group (2008)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Medicine


Phone: (02) 4634 4586
Location: X7.2.16
Off Campus

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Journal Articles

  • Free, J., Wang, F., Williams, N., Gundara, J., Staerkle, R., Hugh, T. and Samra, J. (2018), 'Gallbladder mucosal lesions associated with high biliary amylase irrespective of pancreaticobiliary maljunction', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol 88 , pp 517 - 521.
  • Huang, S., Chien, T., Fang, W., Wang, F., Tsai, C., Hsu, J., Yeh, C., Chen, T., Wu, R., Chiu, C. and Yeh, T. (2018), 'The 8th edition American Joint Committee on gastric cancer pathological staging classification performs well in a population with high proportion of locally advanced disease', European Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol 44, no 10 , pp 1634 - 1639.
  • Liu, Y., Fang, W., Wang, F., Hsu, J., Tsai, C., Liu, K., Yeh, C., Chen, T., Wu, R., Chiu, C. and Yeh, T. (2017), 'Does a higher cutoff value of lymph node retrieval substantially improve survival in patients with advanced gastric cancer? : time to embrace a new digit', Oncologist, vol 22, no 1 , pp 97 - 106.
  • Gandy, R. and Wang, F. (2016), 'Should the non-operative management of appendicitis be the new standard of care?', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol 86, no 4 , pp 228 - 231.
  • Chou, W., Wang, F., Cheng, Y., Chen, M., Lu, C., Wang, C., Lin, Y. and Yeh, T. (2015), 'A simple risk stratification model that predicts 1-year postoperative mortality rate in patients with solid-organ cancer', Cancer Medicine, vol 4, no 11 , pp 1687 - 1696.
  • Chua, T., Wang, F., Maher, R., Gananadha, S., Mittal, A. and Samra, J. (2015), 'Endovascular stenting of mesenterico-portal vein stenosis to reduce blood flow through venous collaterals prior to pancreatoduodenectomy', Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, vol 400, no 5 , pp 629 - 631.
  • Wang, F., Gill, A., Neale, M., Puttaswamy, V., Gananadha, S., Pavlakis, N., Clarke, S., Hugh, T. and Samra, J. (2014), 'Adverse tumor biology associated with mesenterico-portal vein resection influences survival in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol 21, no 6 , pp 1937 - 1947.
  • Wang, F., Chang, Y., Chen, T., Hsu, J., Kuo, C., Lin, C., Chen, J., Chiang, K., Yeh, T., Hwang, T. and Jan, Y. (2014), 'Prognostic significance of splenectomy for patients with gastric adenocarcinoma undergoing total gastrectomy : a retrospective cohort study', International Journal of Surgery, vol 12, no 6 , pp 557 - 565.
  • Yeh, T., Wang, F., Chen, T., Yeh, C., Yu, M., Jan, Y. and Chen, M. (2014), 'Expression profile of MicroRNA-200 family in hepatocellular carcinoma with bile duct tumor thrombus', Annals of Surgery, vol 259, no 2 , pp 346 - 354.
  • Kwok, A., Wang, F., Maher, R., Harrington, T., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T. and Samra, J. (2013), 'The role of minimally invasive percutaneous embolisation technique in the management of bleeding stomal varices', Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, vol 17, no 7 , pp 1327 - 1330.
  • Gundara, J., Wang, F., Alvarado-Bachmann, R., Williams, N., Choi, J., Gananadha, S., Gill, A., Hugh, T. and Samra, J. (2013), 'The clinical impact of early complete pancreatic head devascularisation during pancreatoduodenectomy', The American Journal of Surgery, vol 206, no 4 , pp 518 - 525.
  • Hsu, J., Liu, M., Wang, F., Chang, C., Hwang, T., Jan, Y. and Yeh, T. (2012), 'Standard radical gastrectomy in octogenarians and nonagenarians with gastric cancer : are short-term surgical results and long-term survival substantial?', Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, vol 16, no 4 , pp 728 - 737.
  • Wu, T., Chen, T., Wang, F., Chan, K., Soong, R., Chou, H., Lee, W. and Yeh, C. (2012), 'Large fragment pre-S deletion and high viral load independently predict hepatitis B relapse after liver transplantation', PLoS One, vol 7, no 2 .
  • Hsu, J., Kuo, C., Chen, T., Wang, F., Lin, C., Yeh, T., Hwang, T. and Jan, Y. (2012), 'Melatonin prevents hemorrhagic shock-induced liver injury in rats through an Akt-dependent HO-1 pathway', Journal of Pineal Research, vol 53, no 4 , pp 410 - 416.
  • Wang, F., Arianayagam, R., Gill, A., Puttaswamy, V., neale, M., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T. and Samra, J. (2012), 'Grafts for mesenterico-portal vein resections can be avoided during pancreatoduodenectomy', Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol 215, no 4 , pp 569 - 579.
  • Wang, F., Pan, K., Chu, S., Chan, K., Chou, H., Wu, T. and Lee, W. (2011), 'Preoperative estimation of the liver graft weight in adult right lobe living donor liver transplantation using maximal portal vein diameters', Liver Transplantation, vol 17, no 4 , pp 373 - 380.
  • Wu, T., Wang, F., Lin, Y., Chan, K., Yu, M. and lee, W. (2010), 'Right hepatectomy by the anterior method with liver hanging versus conventional approach for large hepatocellular carcinomas', British Journal of Surgery, vol 97, no 7 , pp 1070 - 1078.
  • Kuo, I., Wang, F., Liu, K. and Jan, Y. (2009), 'Post-gastrectomy acute pancreatitis in a patient with gastric carcinma and pancreas divisum', World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol 15, no 36 , pp 4596 - 4600.
  • Brooks, A., Wang, F., Alfredson, M., Yan, T. and Morris, D. (2005), 'Synchronous liver resection and cryotherapy for colorectal metastases : survival analysis', Surgeon, vol 3, no 4 , pp 265 - 268.
  • Haghighi, K., Wang, F., King, J., Daniel, S. and morris, D. (2005), 'In-line radiofrequency ablation to minimize blood loss in hepatic parenchymal transection', American Journal of Surgery, vol 190 , pp 43 - 47.

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