Dr Christine Cuthbertson


Dr Christine Cuthbertson (Cris) is a General Surgeon currently based at The Northern Hospital in Epping, an outer suburb of Melbourne, Australia.

Cris has particular interests in laparoscopic and emergency surgery. She intends to practise a broad scope of general surgery including breast, endocrine and colorectal surgery. She also plans to continue her academic surgical interest, focussed both on surgical education and primary clinical research.

Cris was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2014 and was awarded her PhD at the Austin Hospital Department of Surgery, Melbourne University as a Surgeon Scientist scholarship recipient in 2011.

Cris graduated her Medical Degree with Honours from Monash University in 1999. She has published multiple scientific journal articles on pancreatitis and surgical skills.

Cris is married to Luke. She has three wonderful children. She is an active participant in many online communities, and blogs semi-regularly as DrCris.

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