Dr Benjamin Loveday



Benjamin Loveday is a Senior lecturer in the Department of Surgery at the University of Auckland and a Consultant Surgeon at Auckland City Hospital. His PhD thesis was on the local complications of severe acute pancreatitis, combining both laboratory and clinical research.  Ben has research interests in surgical oncology, acute pancreatitis and surgical eduction.  He teaches medical students, as well as junior doctors training in surgery, and is on the Vocational Training Committee for the Auckland region.  Ben trained in General Surgery in New Zealand and did post-fellowship training in Hepatic Pancreatic and Biliary Surgical Oncology and Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery at Toronto General Hospital in Canada.  His clinical interests include the use of advanced techniques for complex surgical oncology procedures, and training surgical residents in things related to liver and pancreas surgery. He is interested in harnessing social media to enhance surgical education.

Research | Current

Hepatic Pancreatic and Biliary (HPB) Surgical Oncology

Surgical Education

Acute Pancreatitis

Quality Improvement

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Auckland DHB Research Review Committee

Vocational Training Committee, Northern Regional Alliance Ltd

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Ratnayake, C. B., Loveday, B. P., Shrikhande, S. V., Windsor, J. A., & Pandanaboyana, S. (2018). Impact of preoperative sarcopenia on postoperative outcomes following pancreatic resection: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.], 18 (8), 996-1004. 10.1016/j.pan.2018.09.011
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/46126
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Windsor
  • Collins, H., Beban, G., Windsor, J., Ram, R., Evennett, N., & Loveday, B. (2018). Utility and safety of routine liver biopsy during bariatric surgery. Paper presented at Australian & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society Conference 2018, Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia. 6 September - 7 September 2018. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Windsor
  • Barreto, S. G., Loveday, B., Windsor, J. A., & Pandanaboyana, S. (2018). Detecting tumour response and predicting resectability after neoadjuvant therapy for borderline resectable and locally advanced pancreatic cancer. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89 (5), 481-487. 10.1111/ans.14764
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44952
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Windsor
  • Joh, B., Loveday, B. P., Watson, B., Van der Werf, B., French, R., Bann, S., & Dennett, E. (2018). GENDER DIFFERENCES IN OPERATIVE AUTONOMY AMONG NEW ZEALAND GENERAL SURGERY TRAINEES. Paper presented at Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, Sydney, Australia. 7 May - 11 May 2018. ANZ Journal of Surgery: Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 87th Annual Scientific Congress. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/43934
  • Ironside, N., Barreto, S. G., Loveday, B., Shrikhande, S. V., Windsor, J. A., & Pandanaboyana, S. (2018). Meta-analysis of an artery-first approach versus standard pancreatoduodenectomy on perioperative outcomes and survival. The British journal of surgery, 105 (6), 628-636. 10.1002/bjs.10832
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42984
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: John Windsor
  • Loveday, B. P., Knox, J., Dawson, L., Metser, U., Brade, A., Horgan, A., ... Moulton, C. A. (2018). Neoadjuvant hyperfractionated chemoradiation and liver transplantation for unresectable perihilar cholangiocarcinoma in Canada. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 117 (2), 213-219. 10.1002/jso.24833
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42477
  • Loveday, B., Tomiyama, K., Zilbert, N., Tremblay St-Germain, A., Serrano Aybar, P. E., Fox, A., ... Borgida, A. (19/1/2018). Major arterial resection for stage 3 adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Poster presented at Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, ASCO, San Francisco, USA. Related URL.
  • Loveday, B. P., Jaberi, A., Moulton, C. A., Wei, A., Gallinger, S., Ghanekar, A., ... Tan, L. (2017). Effect of portal vein embolization on tumour growth and surgical plan prior to major hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma. Paper presented at AHPBA 2017 Annual Meeting, Miami, FL. 29 March - 2 April 2017. HPB. 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.02.048


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M&HS BUILDING 504 - Bldg 504
Level SB, Room SB01
New Zealand

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