Paul is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Western Australia (UWA) who specialises
in surgical oncology and liver surgery, his particular field of interest being peritonectomy and
hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, which is a treatment for
disseminated intra-abdominal cancers. Paul is the Director of the
Western Australian Peritonectomy Service, one of only two state funded
centres in Australia.
In addition to his medical qualifications, Paul also holds a PhD with distinction from UWA for
research into the use of hyperthermic ferromagnetic microspheres in the
treatment of liver cancers, on which he has published strongly. Paul
also has a first class honours degree in chemistry and a pass degree in
mathematics. Prior to his medical studies Paul was an actuarial officer
with an international firm.
Paul also teaches medical students at UWA and trains surgeons for the
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is currently researching
quantum biology and its possible application to carcinogensis.
In his spare time Paul likes good food and red wine, reading, fishing, swimming and football.