Associate Professor Vincent Lam received his medical degree from the University of Sydney in 1998. He completed his general surgical training in Sydney in 2006. He went on for two years of post-fellowship training in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and transplant surgery at Westmead Hospital, Sydney and Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. In 2013, he was the first graduate of the Doctorate of Clinical Surgery at the University of Sydney with the thesis titled "Extending the frontiers of surgical resection of colorectal liver metastases". He was promoted to Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Sydney in 2013 and is currently a consultant Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Transplant surgeon. He also holds the position of Deputy Chair of Medical Staff Council and site-director of Surgical Skills Network at Westmead Hospital. In addition, he is also the Westmead Hospital Supervisor of Training of NSW Board in General Surgery, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
A/Professor Lam's main clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery of liver, gallbladder, pancreas and spleen as well as the surgical management of liver, pancreas and bile duct cancer. More recently, he developed a strong interest in Robotic Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and performed the Australia first Robotic Cholecystectomy at Westmead Private Hospital in February 2014.