A/Prof. Barreto is a Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) and Liver transplant surgeon, researcher and academic. Dr Barreto obtained his fellowship in Gastrointestinal (GI) & HPB Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. He subsequently trained in Liver Transplant Surgery in South Australia. His career includes appointments as Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Department of GI & HPB Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai India and Consultant Surgeon in the Department of GI Surgery, GI Oncology and Bariatric Surgery, Medanta – The Medicity. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is currently a Consultant HPB Surgeon at the Flinders Medical Centre and Dy. Director, Flinders MD, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, South Australia. He is also the Coordinator of MD Advanced Studies, Flinders University, South Australia.
A/Prof. Barreto’s research publication record extends beyond peer-reviewed articles in top, high-quality academic journals to book chapters translating his research to key end-users. He has authored more than 250 clinical and basic science research papers as well as book chapters on GI and HPB-related topics and has been invited to lecture on his work globally. He is the Associate Editor for the Indian Journal of Surgery. He is a member of the ISGPS and serves on the Editorial Boards for Pancreatology and World Journal of Surgery, amongst others. He is the Editor of the Books ‘Surgical Diseases of the Pancreas and Biliary Tree’ and ‘Dilemmas in Abdominal Surgery: A Case-based Approach’. He is a member of the Indian Council of Medical Research Task force group that developed the guidelines for managing Pancreatic, Gastric, and Neuroendocrine cancers for India.