Associate Professor Barreto is a Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (GI & HPB) surgeon and researcher. Dr Barreto obtained his fellowship in GI & HPB Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. He subsequently trained in Liver Transplant Surgery in South Australia. His career includes appointments as Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Department of GI & HPB Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai India and Consultant Surgeon in the Department of GI Surgery, GI Oncology and Bariatric Surgery, Medanta – The Medicity. He is a Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of India and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons of Australasia. He is an Associate Professor in the College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, South Australia and serves as the Coordinator of the MD Advanced Studies.
Barreto secured his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Flinders University, South Australia for his research into the pathophysiology and treatment of acute pancreatitis. Dr Barreto’s interests focus on the basic science and surgical aspects of acute pancreatitis, pancreatic, and gallbladder cancer. He is a member of the ISGPS and serves on the Editorial Boards for Pancreatology and World Journal of Surgery, amongst others. He is the Editor of the books ‘Surgical Diseases of the Pancreas and Biliary Tree’ and 'Dilemmas in Abdominal Surgery: A Case-Based Approach'. He is a member of the Indian Council of Medical Research Task force group that developed the guidelines for managing Pancreatic, Gastric and Neuroendocrine cancers in India.
MBBS, MS, FAIS, FRACS, PhD
Pfizer Scroll of Honour awarded for outstanding performance at the final examination for the degree of M.B.B.S. held by the Goa University in the year 2002.
Late Dr. C.T. Da Silva Cash Prize and The Goa Medical College Rolling Shield on being adjudged The Best All Round Student of the year 2001.
Doctor’s Goa U.S.A. Prize for securing highest marks in General Surgery at the final M.B.B.S examination held in January 2002.
Late Dr. Aires de Sa Memorial Prize in Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2002.
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