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Dr Ben Dodd is actively leading many research projects, cofounding the HUB (HPB / Upper GI / Bariatric Surgery) Research Group in 2017. This group facilitates collaborative research projects across the RBWH and Wesley Hospital sites.

He has successfully sought funding for and established a HUB Research Group Research Officer role to assist in this.

Ben also employs a trainee surgeon in a Research Registrar role to enhance their competitiveness in the surgical training selection process.

In press:

1. Continuous non-invasive blood pressure versus invasive arterial pressure measurements: testing equivalence in obese patients during bariatric surgery. Eley VA, Christensen R, Guy L, Wyssusek, Pelecanos A, Dodd B, Stowasser M, van Zundert A.

2. Revisional Single Anastomosis Gastric Bypass: a Large Multi-Institution Series with Medium-Term Follow-up. Maurice A, Scott Miron S, Yaksich L, Hopkins G, Dodd BR.


1. Maurice AP, Punnasseril JEJ, King SE, Dodd BR. Improving Access to Bariatric Surgery for Rural and Remote Patients: Experiences from a State-Wide Bariatric Telehealth Service in Australia. Obes Surg. 2020 Jul 2:1–10. doi: 10.1007/s11695-020-04804-w. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32617921; PMCID: PMC7331914.

2. Nguyen D, Finch R, O’Loughlin B, Dodd BR. Incidence, risk factors and management of chylothorax post-oesophagectomy for oesophageal carcinoma in an Australian institution. Annals Esophagus, 2020; 3:3. doi: 10.21037/aoe.2019.12.03

3. Eley VA, Christensen R, Guy L, Dodd B. Perioperative Blood Pressure Monitoring in Patients With Obesity. Anesth Analg. 2019 Mar;128(3):484-491. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003647. PMID: 30059399.

4. Auld MC, Dodd BR, Barbour AP, Smithers M. Two cases of NSAID-induced gastropathy and enteropathy of the ileum. ANZ J Surg. 2015 Jul- Aug;85(7-8):584-5. doi: 10.1111/ans.12462. Epub 2013 Nov 20. PMID: 24251369.

5. Dodd BR, Spence RA. Doxycycline inhibition of abdominal aortic aneurysm growth: a systematic review of the literature. Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2011 Jul 1;9(4):471-8. doi: 10.2174/157016111796197288. PMID: 21595625.

6. Dodd BR, Mccallion K. Iieostomy efferent limb prolapse: a temporising measure. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007 Jul;89(5):534-5. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2007.89.5.534. PMID: 18170935; PMCID: PMC2048611.

7. Dodd BR, Dan A. Laparoscopic optical trocar insertion with umbilical traction suture. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007 Sep;89(6):634. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2007.89.6.634a. PMID: 18210671; PMCID: PMC2121254.

8. Dodd BR, McCallion K. Lateral cutaneous nerve injury during laparoscopic- assisted sigmoid colectomy. Colorectal Dis. 2007 Mar;9(3):283-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2006.01124.x. PMID: 17298634.