Dr David Cavallucci is Brisbane raised and completed his medical studies at the University of Queensland. Dr Cavallucci’s early training was at the Princess Alexandria Hospital in Brisbane and he completed his rural terms at Goondoowindi, Childers, and Dirranbandi.
David concluded his surgical training in Sydney and following his FRACS completed a post fellowship year studying laparoscopic hepatobiliary, upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery. A second fellowship year followed in Brisbane where he worked in advanced hepatobiliary surgery at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. Dr Cavallucci was then offered a position in Toronto, Canada working in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation to complete his American Society of Transplant Surgeons accreditation.
Dr Cavallucci is now based at St Andrews Hospital as a VMO in general surgery with a specific focus on liver, gall bladder and pancreas oncology and benign diseases. With David’s extensive background in transplantation, he is also doing a large proportion of specialist surgery dealing with major vascular resection and hopes to continue his work with transplantation in the future.