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ANDREW HILL, MD

Andrew Hill is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Auckland and President of the International Society of Surgery.

He has established an internationally recognised research group in perioperative care at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand. He runs a busy surgical research group and has made seminal contributions to understanding of the metabolic response to surgery. Through multiple clinical trials he has explored different ways of improving postoperative recovery. He has a special interest in developing clinical research in the Pacific Islands.

He has over 290 peer-reviewed publications, with a focus on Medical Education and Perioperative Care and is regularly invited to speak on these subjects internationally.

He is the supervisor of 20 current or past MD/PhD’s. He was awarded the University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Award for Research Supervision in 2014 and the Gluckman award for Research in 2016.

He is a Councillor on the RACS Council and is the Chair of the Research and Academic Surgery Committee.