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A/Prof Kellee Slater

Hepatobiliary & General Surgeon
Liver Transplant Surgeon

I am a surgeon at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Greenslopes Private Hospital. I specialise in surgery for all diseases of the liver, bile ducts and pancreas. I am a member of the liver transplant team at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. I am also a passionate general surgeon. My special interest is in complex hernia repair, especially incisional hernia and abdominal wall reconstruction after an abdominal catastrophe. I also love simple and complex laparoscopic (key-hole) gallbladder and bile duct surgery. I have trained in Brisbane and in the United States in liver and pancreas surgery as well as liver transplantation.

Medical School

University of Queensland (Honours) 1994


Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons, General Surgery (FRACS) 2002
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) 2015

Sub-specialty fellowships

Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Fellowship, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA 2002-2004.
Hepatobiliary Fellowship, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane 2004-2006.

Other Roles

Vice President, Board of Directors, General Surgeons Australia
Associate Professor, University of Queensland
Immediate Past Chair of the National Board in General Surgery for General Surgeons Australia and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Professional memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • General Surgeons Australia
  • Australian and New Zealand Hepatobiliary Association