Professor Michael Edye

Professor Michael Edye

Conjoint Professor - School of Medicine,
School of Medicine

School of Medicine


General Surgeon with an interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Chair of Surgery, University of Western Sydney, Blacktown Hospital Campus.

Dr Edye is a native of NSW, studied medicine at the University of Sydney, and trained in surgery at the Royal North Shore Hospital and the University of Bordeaux, II, France. He returns to Sydney after 20 years in New York where he practiced advanced laparoscopic surgery.

This information has been contributed by Professor Edye.


  • MBBS University of Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Medicine
  • School of Medicine


Phone: (02) 9851 6065
Mobile: 0417567801
Location: X5.2.15
Off Campus

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Journal Articles

  • Quah, G., Cheng, Q., Prabhu, K. and Edye, M. (2021), 'Necrotising soft tissue infection in western Sydney : an 8-year experience', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol 91, no 9 , pp 1813 - 1818.
  • Cheng, Q., Tree, K., Edye, M. and Devadas, M. (2020), 'Reversal of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and conversion to sleeve gastrectomy : two case reports', International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, vol 68 , pp 180 - 184.
  • Jalal, M., Cheng, Q. and Edye, M. (2020), 'Systematic review and meta-analysis of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty with comparison to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy', Obesity Surgery, vol 30, no 7 , pp 2754 - 2762.
  • Liu, Z. and Edye, M. (2020), 'Implementation of electronic health records systems in surgical units and its impact on performance', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol 90, no 10 , pp 1938 - 1942.
  • Wehrhahn, M., Keighley, C., Kurtovic, J., Knight, D., Hong, S., Hutton, M., Lyras, D., Wang, Q., Leong, R., Borody, T., Edye, M. and Riley, T. (2019), 'A series of three cases of severe Clostridium difficile infection in Australia associated with a binary toxin producing clade 2 ribotype 251 strain', Anaerobe, vol 55 , pp 117 - 123.
  • Hort, A., Yoon, P. and Edye, M. (2019), 'Jejuno-anastomotic retrograde intussusception complicating pregnancy after gastric bypass', Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, vol 15, no 10 , pp 1875 - 1877.
  • Limmer, A. and Edye, M. (2017), 'Interhospital transfer delays emergency abdominal surgery and prolongs stay', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol 87, no 11 , pp 867 - 872.
  • Elstner, K., Read, J., Rodriguez, O., Cosman, P., Dardano, A., Jacombs, A., Edye, M., Zea, A., Boesel, T., Mikami, D. and Ibrahim, N. (2017), 'Preoperative chemical component relaxation using Botulinum toxin A : enabling laparoscopic repair of complex ventral hernia', Surgical Endoscopy, vol 31, no 2 , pp 761 - 768.
  • Farooque, F., Jacombs, A., Roussos, E., Read, J., Dardano, A., Edye, M. and Ibrahim, N. (2016), 'Preoperative abdominal muscle elongation with botulinum toxin A for complex incisional ventral hernia repair', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol 86, no 1-2 , pp 79 - 83.
  • Elstner, K., Jacombs, A., Read, J., Rodriguez, O., Edye, M., Cosman, P., Dardano, A., Zea, A., Boesel, T., Mikami, D., Craft, C. and Ibrahim, N. (2016), 'Laparoscopic repair of complex ventral hernia facilitated by pre-operative chemical component relaxation using Botulinum Toxin A', Hernia, vol 20, no 2 , pp 209 - 219.
  • Knox, M. and Edye, M. (2016), 'Adherence to surgical antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in New South Wales, Australia : identifying deficiencies and regression analysis of contributing factors', Surgical Infections, vol 17, no 2 , pp 203 - 209.
  • Knox, M. and Edye, M. (2016), 'Educational antimicrobial stewardship intervention ineffective in changing surgical prophylactic antibiotic prescribing', Surgical Infections, vol 17, no 2 , pp 224 - 228.

Initiated the first laparoscopic donor nephrectomy program in the Northeast of the United States at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York in 1996.

Techniques to increase the durability of laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hiatal hernia.

Correlation of kidney volume predicted by axial imaging with kidney weight.

Residual renal function in live kidney donors as determined by mass of removed renal tissue.


This information has been contributed by Professor Edye.

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