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A/Prof Gavin Wright

A/Prof Gavin Wright, MBBS FRACS PhD

St Vincent's Hospital & Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
East Melbourne Heart & Lung, 5th Floor, 55 Victoria Parade Fitzroy VIC
Melbourne  3065
61 3 9419 2477
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Director of Surgical Oncology, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon

          St Vincent's and St Vincent's Private Hospitals

          Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

          Royal Melbourne Hospital

Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre Roles:

          Research & Education Lead for Lung Cancer

          Clinical Research Advisory Committee Member

           Registry Trials Committee Member

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Melbourne Department of Surgery


Other Interests

Scandi Noir


Micropapillary pattern in lung adenocarcinoma (PhD thesis)

ctDNA for assesment of molecular response to surgery for NSCLC

Randomised co-operative group trials in surgery (ACOSOG Z30, CALGB 150403, Stablemates, BR 31, IMPower 030)

FGFR1 amplification in squamous cell lung cancer

KRAS/KEAP1 co-mutation in lung adenocarcinoma


Additional Educational Information

Pre-clinical Medicine - University of Melbourne (1983-1985) . MBBS - St Vincent's Hospital Clinical School, University of Melbourne (1988) . FRACS - General Surgery Program (1994-1997)  . FRACS - Cardiothoracic Surgery Program (1998-2000) . PhD - University of Melbourne . 

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Robotic
  • VATS
  • Pericardium
  • Thoracic
  • Chest wall
  • Diaphragm
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Reconstruction
  • Benign disease
  • Cancer
  • Congenital thoracic
  • Infection
  • Vascular
  • Professional Affairs
  • Basic science