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MR BEN DUNNE

MB BCH BAO MS MRCS FRACS

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Consultant, Lung Tumour Stream, RMH
Trauma Surgeon


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03 9342 8545

ben@mtsx.com.au

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Ben is a specialist Cardiothoracic surgeon whose main interest is Thoracic Surgery. His main clinical appointment is at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Ben’s work includes all aspects of Adult Thoracic Surgery including care of patients with malignancies of the chest. He is also dedicated to clinical governance, leadership, education, and research with over 50 scientific publications and presentations, and has authored 2 chapters in major thoracic surgical textbooks.

Ben is originally from Dublin and studied Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. His national and international surgical training included Royal Perth Hospital (WA), Westmead Children’s Hospital (NSW), Princess Alexandra Hospital (Qld) followed by a 2-year Fellowship in Lung Transplantation, Advanced Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive & Robotic Thoracic Surgery at Toronto General Hospital (Canada).

He has recently returned to Australia and joined the team at Royal Melbourne Hospital/ Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre working as part of the multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive and patient centred care.

Ben performs all aspects of Thoracic Surgery such as advanced bronchoscopy and airway intervention including stenting, chest wall surgery, and pulmonary resections including VATS and robotic lobectomy.


OPERATING AT


Melbourne Private Hospital

Royal Parade
Parkville,
VIC 3052
Ph (03) 8341 3400

Royal Melbourne Hospital (Public)

300 Grattan St,
Parkville,
VIC 3050
Ph (03) 9342 7000

Peter McCallum Cancer Centre (Public)

305 Grattan Street
Melbourne,
VIC 3000
Ph (03) 8559 5000

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OFFICIAL CV

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  • Clinical experience
  • Professional Memberships
  • Professional Achievements

May 2020 – ongoing
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Melbourne, Australia

June 2019 – April 2020
General Thoracic/Robotic Fellow

Toronto General Hospital
Toronto, Canada

July 2018 – June 2019
Lung Transplant/ECMO Fellow

Toronto General Hospital
Toronto, Canada

Feb 2016 – Feb 2018
Cardiothoracic Trainee

Princess Alexandra Hospital
Brisbane, Australia

Feb 2015 – Feb 2016
Cardiothoracic Trainee
Westmead Children’s Hospital
Sydney Children’s Hospital
Sydney, Australia

Feb 2013 – Feb 2015
Cardiothoracic Trainee
Royal Perth Hospital
Perth, Australia

Sept 2009 – Jan 2013
Registrar
Royal Perth Hospital
Perth, Australia

July 2008 – July 2009
Intern
James Connolly Hospital
Dublin, Ireland

European Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Chest Wall Injury Society

International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

RACS Academy of Surgical Educators

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Royal College of Surgeons in England

Australian/New Zealand Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Research and Governance

  1. Completed a Masters in Surgery by thesis
  2. Led a randomised controlled trial of sternal closure techniques
  3. Over 50 scientific presentations and publications
  4. Peer reviewer for 3 journals
  5. Completed the Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s Certificate in Quality and Safety

Education

  1. Completed a Certificate in Medical Education
  2. Author of 2 book chapters in significant thoracic surgical texts
  3. University of Queensland Lecturer 2016-2018
  4. Instructor on two internationally recognized critical care courses (CCrISP and ALS)
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Services

Thoracic Surgery
Respiratory Medicine
Bronchoscopy
Medical Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Palliative Care
Liaison Nursing
Multidisciplinary Meeting

Contact Us

Melbourne Thoracic Surgery
Level 8, 14 -20 Blackwood St
North Melbourne VIC 3051
Ph (03) 9342 8545
Fax (03) 9342 8863
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