Robert Sutcliffe


Consultant Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic & General Surgeon

Robert graduated in medicine at Cambridge University in 1995. After basic surgical training, he was awarded an M.D. after completing research into hepatocellular carcinoma at Kings College Hospital, London. He undertook higher surgical training in London, including liver transplantation and hepatobiliary fellowship training at Kings College and Royal London Hospitals. Robert has worked as a Consultant in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at University Hospital Birmingham since 2011. Since his appointment, Robert has played a major role in developing the laparoscopic HPB programme in Birmingham and also has experience in robotic HPB surgery. Robert is experienced in treating patients with gallbladder, liver and pancreatic conditions, and offers the full range of HPB surgical procedures, including Whipple procedure, laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy, open and laparoscopic liver resection and laparoscopic adrenalectomy. Robert has an interest in clinical research and has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles. His research interests include surgical oncology, perioperative care and minimally invasive HPB surgery, and he has introduced enhanced recovery pathways after liver and pancreatic resection in Birmingham. Robert is a committee member for the European Registry of Minimally Invasive Liver Surgery (E-MILS) and an Associate Editor of the HPB Journal.