Dr David Links is an Upper Gastrointestinal surgeon with a minimally invasive surgical interest based at Prince of Wales Hospital and Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Randwick, Sydney.

Training

He was awarded his medical degree with Honours from the University of NSW in 2002 and undertook general surgical training from 2007 to 2011, He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

He undertook further subspecialty training, completing a three year ANZGOSA accredited fellowship. This included experience in minimally invasive foregut surgery and bariatric surgery at Concord Hospital and extensive experience in surgery for benign and malignant disease (cancer) of the oesophagus, stomach and pancreas at Prince of Wales Hospital.

He spent a year at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, working as a Clinical Fellow at the Northern Oesophagogastric Cancer Unit, one of the busiest units in Europe with a high case volume.

He has a Master in Surgery from University of Sydney, writing his dissertation on ‘Benchmarks in quality of care in pancreatic cancer surgery’.

Consulting

Dr Links is a Visiting Medical Officer at Prince of Wales Hospital and Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Randwick. He consults at Level 7, 66 High St, Randwick and Suite 3, Level 3, 451 New South Head Rd, Double Bay (for Bariatrics)

Professional

Dr Links is active in education of both undergraduate and postgraduate students and doctors. He is a professional member of OSSANZ, ANZGOSA, ANZHPBA and the AMA. He is currently the Upper GI Convener for the 2018 RACS Annual Scientific Conference.  He participates in nationwide audits including the Bariatric Surgery Registry and the ANZGOSA Oesophagogatric cancer audit to ensure a high standard of surgical care.