Head and Professor, Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School
Director, Centre of Obesity Research and Education (CORE), Central Clinical School
Clinical Lead, Bariatric Surgery Registry, Health Services Division, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Professor Wendy Brown is an Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon. She is Chair of the Monash University Department of Surgery at the Alfred Hospital, Director of the Monash University Centre for Obesity Research and Education and Clinical Director of the National Bariatric Surgery Registry and Victorian State Upper GI Cancer Registry. Her sub-specialist interests are oesophago-gastric cancer, gastrooesophageal reflux disease and bariatric surgery. Her research interests include health outcomes from bariatric surgery, animal models of bariatric surgery and basic mechanisms underlying satiety. She is Past President of OSSANZ and President of ANZGOSA, Senior Examiner in General Surgery for the RACS, Deputy Chair of the Victorian State Consultative Surgical Council and Chair of the Scientific Committee of the International Federation for Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Disorders. She was awarded the prestigious RACS John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship for Surgical Research Excellence in 2018.