Muhammed Ashraf Ashraf Memon, MBBS, MA, DCH, FRACS, FACS, FRCSI, FRCSEd, FRCSEng (Gastrointestinal Surgery

Sunnybank Obesity Centre and South East Queensland Surgery (SEQS), McCullough Centre, Sunnybank, Queensland, Australia

Professor Memon is a general surgeon of over 25 years’ experience. Having obtained his medical degree from Sind Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, he subsequently trained in some of the best medical centers in the world, (USA, UK, Ireland). He did his research oncology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA and laparoscopic fellowship at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. Encompassing both open and minimally-invasive techniques Professor Memon offers open and laparoscopic upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery for benign and malignant conditions and undertakes both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and capsule endoscopy. Furthermore, he runs his own gastrointestinal physiology laboratory and performs high resolution impedance esophageal manometry and ambulatory pH study for GERD and high resolution anorectal manometry for anorectal conditions.

His ongoing commitment to research is demonstrated through his active participation in evidence based clinical research projects and his publications in high impact medical journals. He has published more than 150 papers in various international journals. He serves on the editorial board of many international journals and regularly undertakes the reviewing for a number of international journals. Professor Memon is actively involved in teaching and examining, both at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, at the University of Queensland, Bond University and University of Southern Queensland, as well as with The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is an active member of a number of medical and teaching societies around the world. In his free times he enjoys travelling, listening to the music and playing table tennis.