Dr Saxon Connor Christchurch Hospital New Zealand

Dr Saxon Connor has been an HPB Surgeon at Christchurch hospital, New Zealand since 2005. After completing his RACS training in NZ he spent 4 years in United Kingdom completing HPB training (Liverpool and Edinburgh). His research interests have focused on clinical issues including safe cholecystectomy, bile duct injury, minimally invasive pancreatic necrosectomy, enhanced recovery surgery and post pancreatectomy pancreatitis. He has taken a role as the e-clinical health lead for the Canterbury district health board with the aim of helping to establish a digital health system. He has been involved with tech companies bringing electronic workflow solutions for clinicians from concept to production. He has served as an Editor of HPB (2008-2021) and a member of the editorial boards of the World Journal of Surgery (2006-2019) and British Journal of Surgery (2005-). He has served on APHPBA council (2012-2019), the research committee of the IHPBA (2012-2020) and board of ANZHPBA (2019-). Currently he serves as an independent appointed director of Forte Health (2021-). He is an e-tutor for the University of Edinburgh online ChM programme (2012-). He has published over 140 articles including, book chapters and videos with an H-index of 41.