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Assoc Prof Paul Cashin

Associate Professor Paul Cashin graduated from Monash University in 1984, and trained in General Surgery at the Repatriation General Hospital, Heidelberg, graduating with his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in January 1997. Further to this he underwent Post Fellowship training as an Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon in the United Kingdom and Monash Health. 

A/Prof Cashin is the Service Director of General Surgery at Monash Health, Senior Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Monash Health and Director of Medical Services at Jessie McPherson Private Hospital. He is also Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery in the Dept. of Surgery, Southern Clinical School, Monash University.

As an Upper GI Surgeon and General Surgeon in both public and private, A/Prof Cashin’s subspecialty interests are oesophago-gastric cancer, reflux disease, hiatal hernia and oesophageal motility disorders. He also has a broad interest in General Surgery including gallbladder surgery and abdominal wall hernia surgery. A/Prof Cashin practices his private surgery at Jessie McPherson Private Hospital and Mulgrave Private Hospital. 

A/Prof Cashin is an elected Member of the National Board of the Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association, as well as siting on a number of State and Monash Health committees related to oesophago-gastric cancer management, data registries and innovation and care delivery in surgery. In 2016, A/Prof Cashin was the co-Convenor of the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting. Currently, A/Prof Cashin is an Executive Lead at Monash Health with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, as well as a member of ANZGOSA, GSA, ISDE, UEGS, MUGS and AUGIS.

A/Prof Cashin is Chairman of the Jessie McPherson Private Hospital Medical Advisory Committee and is a co-opted Member of the Kataya Board (Jessie McPherson Private Hospital Board) and the Board Quality and Safety Committee. 

A/Prof Cashin’s research interests include common bile duct stones and their management, oesophageal, gastric and pancreatic cancer, acute surgery delivery and Optimal Cancer Care Pathways in Oesophago-gastric Cancer. He has co written and published many scientific articles on these subjects and written chapters in a number of text books on General Surgery.

A/Prof Cashin enjoys an active role in Medical Student, Registrar, Oesophagogastric Surgery training. 

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