• The University of Western Australia (M306), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Clinical Senior Lecturer
Surgical Simulation Fellow, CTEC

Roles and responsibilities

Course development and facilitator at CTEC


Laparoscopic surgical skills
Proficiency-based progression in surgical coursework
Revalidation and assessment of surgeons
Fertility and Obesity
Long-term nutritional complications of obesity surgery

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Gastric Bypass Medicine & Life Sciences
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Kartagener Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
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Situs Inversus Medicine & Life Sciences
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Research Output 2004 2019

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a patient with situs inversus totalis and Kartagener syndrome: an unusual surgical conundrum

Burvill, A., Blackham, R. & Hamdorf, J., Jul 2019, In : BMJ Case Reports. 12, 7, 4 p., e229550.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Kartagener Syndrome
Situs Inversus
Bariatric Surgery
Weight Loss

Acute conversion of early sleeve gastrectomy leak to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Blackham, R., Hamdorf, J. & Tan, J., 5 Jun 2017, In : Obesity: Open Access. 3, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gastric Bypass
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
Length of Stay

Giant perforated marginal ulcer after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Wang, E., Blackham, R., Tan, J. & Hamdorf, J., 11 Apr 2017, In : BMJ Case Reports. 2017, cr-2016-218829.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Peptic Ulcer

Light at the end of the virtual tunnel: why hasn't utilization of simulation changed?

Hamdorf, J. M. & Blackham, R. E., 1 Oct 2017, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 87, 10, p. 753 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

The impact of age and fatigue upon acquisition of surgical skills

Blackham, R., 2015, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisMaster's Thesis