Clinical Associate Professor Jaswinder Samra

Clinical Associate Professor
Surgery, Northern Clinical School

E25 - Royal North Shore Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 94636 3775


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008


  • Kuo, S., Azimi-Tabrizi, A., Briggs, G., Maher, R., Harrington, T., Samra, J., Drummond, M., Hugh, T. (2014), Portal vein embolization prior to major liver resection. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 84(5), 341-345. [Abstract]
  • Chen, J., Gundara, J., Haddad, R., Schiavone, V., Meldrum, C., Samra, J., Gill, A., Hugh, T. (2014), Clinicopathological and molecular aspects of foregut gastrointestinal stromal tumours. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 84(1-2), 52-58. [Abstract]
  • Pananwala, H., Pang, T., Eckstein, R., Hudson, B., Newey, A., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2014), Enigma of solitary necrotic nodule of the liver. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 84(4), 260-265. [Abstract]
  • Wang, F., Gill, A., Neale, M., Puttaswamy, V., Gananadha, S., Pavlakis, N., Clarke, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2014), Adverse tumor biology associated with mesenterico-portal vein resection influences survival in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21(6), 1937-1947. [Abstract]
  • Pang, T., Wilson, O., Argueta, M., Hugh, T., Chou, A., Samra, J., Gill, A. (2014), Frozen section of the pancreatic neck margin in pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma is of limited utility. Pathology. 46(3), 188-192. [Abstract]
  • Pang, T., Maher, R., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2014), Peripancreatic pseudoaneurysms: a management-based classification system. Surgical endoscopy. 28, 2027-2038. [Abstract]


  • Taylor, A., Gundara, J., Wines, M., Ruff, S., Samra, J. (2013), Perineal small bowel evisceration following blunt abdominal trauma. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 83(12), 992-993. [Abstract]
  • Kabir, S., Samra, J. (2013), Median arcuate ligament: significance in pancreaticoduodenectomy. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 83(9), 686-687. [Abstract]
  • Chou, A., Waddell, N., Cowley, M., Gill, A., Chang, D., Patch, A., Nones, K., Wu, J., Pinese, M., Johns, A., Miller, D., Kassahn, K., Nagrial, A., Wasan, H., Goldstein, D., Toon, C., Chin, V., Chantrill, L., Humphris, J., Mead, R., Rooman, I., Samra, J., Pajic, M., Musgrove, E., Pearson, J., Morey, A., Grimmond, S., Biankin, A. (2013), Clinical and molecular characterization of HER2 amplified-pancreatic cancer. Genome Medicine. 5(8), 78. [Abstract]
  • Gundara, J., Wang, F., Alvarado-Bachmann, R., Williams, N., Choi, J., Gananadha, S., Gill, A., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013), The clinical impact of early complete pancreatic head devascularisation during pancreatoduodenectomy. American Journal of Surgery. 206(4), 518-525. [Abstract]
  • Nahm, C., Free, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013), Suction test to demonstrate the peritoneal edge during laparoscopic extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. Surgical Endoscopy. 27, 4360¿4363. [Abstract]
  • Gill, P., Coatsworth, N., Gundara, J., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013), Tuberculosis: experience in a low endemic area Australian tertiary hospital. World Journal of Surgery. 37(5), 984-90. [Abstract]
  • Kwok, A., Wang, F., Maher, R., Harrington, T., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013), The Role of Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Embolisation Technique in the Management of Bleeding Stomal Varices. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 17, 1327 -1330. [Abstract]
  • Chang, D., Jamieson, N., Johns, A., Scarlett, C., Pajic, M., Chou, A., Pinese, M., Humphris, J., Jones, M., Toon, C., Nagrial, A., Chantrill, L., Chin, V., Pinho, A., Rooman, I., Cowley, M., Wu, J., Mead, R., Colvin, E., Samra, J., Corbo, V., Bassi, C., Falconi, M., Lawlor, R., Crippa, S., Sperandio, N., Bersani, S., Dickson, E., Mohamed, M., Oien, K., Foulis, A., Musgrove, E., Sutherland, R., Kench, J., Carter, C., Gill, A., Scarpa, A., McKay, C., Biankin, A. (2013), Histomolecular phenotypes and outcome in adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of vater. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 31(10), 1348-1356. [Abstract]
  • Gundara, J., Gill, A., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013), Redefining the apical lymph node at right hemicolectomy. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 39(6), 662-665. [Abstract]
  • Gundara, J., Gill, A., Neale, M., Collins, P., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013), Inferior vena cava epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. 1(1), 75-77.


  • Xue, A., Chang, J., Chung, L., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Gill, A., Butturini, G., Baxter, R., Smith, R. (2012), Serum apolipoprotein C-II is prognostic for survival after pancreatic resection for adenocarcinoma. British Journal of Cancer. 107(11), 1883-1891. [Abstract]
  • Biankin, A., Waddell, N., Kassahn, K., Gingras, M., Muthuswamy, L., Johns, A., Miller, D., Wilson, P., Patch, A., Wu, J., Chang, D., Cowley, M., Gardiner, B., Song, S., Harliwong, I., Idrisoglu, S., Nourse, C., Nourbakhsh, E., Manning, S., Wani, S., Gongora, M., Pajic, M., Scarlett, C., Gill, A., Pinho, A., Rooman, I., Anderson, M., Holmes, O., Leonard, C., Taylor, D., Wood, S., Xu, C., Nones, K., Lynn Fink, J., Christ, A., Bruxner, T., Cloonan, N., Kolle, G., Newell, F., Pinese, M., Scott Mead, R., Humphris, J., Kaplan, W., Jones, M., Colvin, E., Nagrial, A., Humphrey, E., Chou, A., Chin, V., Chantrill, L., Mawson, A., Samra, J., Kench, J., Lovell, J., Daly, R., Merrett, N., Toon, C., Epari, K., Nguyen, N., Barbour, A., Zeps, N., Brancato, M., Rowe, S., Simpson, S., Martyn-Smith, M., Thomas, M., Pettit, J., Tao, J., Dipietro, R., Watson, C., Wong, R., Giry-Laterriere, M., Musgrove, E., Sutherland, R., Grimmond, S., Pearson, J., Pavlakis, N., Guminski, A., Asghari, R., Pavey, D., Das, A., Cosman, P., Ismail, K., O'Connor, C., Lam, V., McLeod, D., Pleass, H., Richardson, A., James, V., Cooper, C., Joseph, D., Sandroussi, C., Crawford, M., Gallagher, J., Texler, M., Forrest, C., Laycock, A., Epari, K., Ballal, M., Fletcher, D., Mukhedkar, S., Spry, N., Deboer, B., Chai, M., Beilin, M., Feeney, K., Ruszkiewicz, A., Worthley, C., Tan, C., Debrencini, T., Chen, J., Brooke-Smith, M., Papangelis, V., Tang, H., Barbour, A., Clouston, A., Martin, P., O'Rourke, T., Chiang, A., Fawcett, J., Slater, K., Yeung, S., Hatzifotis, M., Hodgkinson, P., Christophi, C., Nikfarjam, M., Mountain Victorian Cancer Biobank, A., Eshleman, J., Hruban, R., Maitra, A., Iacobuzio-Donahue, C., Schulick, R., Wolfgang, C., Morgan, R., Hodgin, M., Scarpa, A., Lawlor, R., Capelli, P., Beghelli, S., Corbo, V., Scardoni, M., Pederzoli, P., Tortora, G., Bassi, C., Tempero, M., Kakkar, N., Zhao, F., Qing Wu, Y., Wang, M., Muzny, D., Fisher, W., Charles Brunicardi, F., Hodges, S., Reid, J., Drummond, J., Chang, K., Han, Y., Lewis, L., Dinh, H., Buhay, C., Beck, T., Timms, L., Sam, M., Begley, K., Brown, A., Pai, D., Panchal, A., Buchner, N., De Borja, R., Denroche, R., Yung, C., Serra, S., Onetto, N., Mukhopadhyay, D., Tsao, M., Shaw, P., Petersen, G., Gallinger, S., Mann, K., Jenkins, N., Perez-Mancera, P., Adams, D., Largaespada, D., Wessels, L., Rust, A., Stein, L., Tuveson, D., Copeland, N., Hudson, T., Wheeler, D., McPherson, J., Gibbs, R. (2012), Pancreatic cancer genomes reveal aberrations in axon guidance pathway genes. Nature. 491(7424), 399-405. [Abstract]
  • Williams, N., Gundara, J., Roser, S., Samra, J. (2012), Disease spectrum and use of cholecystolithotomy in gallstone ileus transection. Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International. 11(5), 553-557. [Abstract]
  • Wang, F., Arianayagam, R., Gill, A., Puttaswamy, V., Neale, M., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2012), Grafts for Mesenterico-Portal Vein Resections Can Be Avoided During Pancreatoduodenectomy. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 215(4), 569-579. [Abstract]
  • Humphris, J., Chang, D., Johns, A., Scarlett, C., Pajic, M., Jones, M., Colvin, E., Nagrial, A., Chin, V., Chantrill, L., Samra, J., Gill, A., Kench, J., Merrett, N., Das, A., Musgrove, E., Sutherland, R., Biankin, A. (2012), The prognostic and predictive value of serum CA19.9 in pancreatic cancer. Annals of Oncology. 23(7), 1713-1722. [Abstract]
  • Choi, J., Mulligan, M., Hugh, T., Gananadha, S., Samra, J. (2012), Percutaneous pancreatic necrosectomy: a case of difficult pancreatic intubation. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques. 22(3), e126-e128. [Abstract]
  • Williams, N., Gundara, J., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2012), Many faces of pancreaticobiliary reflux. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 82(6), 403-407. [Abstract]
  • Chou, A., Chen, J., Clarkson, A., Samra, J., Clifton-Bligh, R., Hugh, T., Gill, A. (2012), Succinate dehydrogenase-deficient GISTs are characterized by IGF1R overexpression. Modern Pathology. 25(9), 1307-1313. [Abstract]
  • Nguyen, T., Neale, M., Lane, R., Schiavone, V., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2012), Laparoscopic management of the median arcuate ligament syndrome. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 82(4), 265-268. [Abstract]


  • Nahm, C., Ng, K., Lockie, P., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2011), Focal nodular hyperplasia--a review of myths and truths. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 15(12), 2275-2283. [Abstract]
  • Samra, J., Bachmann, R., Choi, J., Gill, A., Neale, M., Puttaswamy, V., Bell, C., Norton, I., Cho, S., Blome, S., Maher, R., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T. (2011), One hundred and seventy-eight consecutive pancreatoduodenectomies without mortality: role of the multidisciplinary approach. Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International. 10(4), 415-421. [Abstract]
  • Pang, T., Fung, T., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Smith, R. (2011), Pyogenic liver abscess: An audit of 10 years' experience. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 17(12), 1622-1630. [Abstract]
  • Gundara, J., Alvarado-Bachmann, R., Williams, N., Gananadha, S., Gill, A., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2011), Multivisceral resection of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: a report of two cases. World Journal of Surgical Oncology. 9, 93. [Abstract]


  • Alvarado-Bachmann, R., Choi, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2010), The infracolic approach to pancreatoduodenectomy for large pancreatic head tumours invading the colon. European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology. 36(12), 1220-4. [Abstract]
  • Pang, T., Kuo, S., Hugh, T., Davidson, T., Eckstein, R., Bell, C., Samra, J. (2010), The role of peribiliary cysts in biliary obstruction. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 80(10), 699-702. [Abstract]
  • Gill, A., Chou, A., Vilain, R., Clarkson, A., Lui, M., Jin, R., Tobias, V., Samra, J., Goldstein, D., Smith, C., Sioson, L., Parker, N., Smith, R., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Wyatt, J., Robinson, B., Eckstein, R., Benn, D., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2010), Immunohistochemistry for SDHB Divides Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) into 2 Distinct Types. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 34(5), 636-644. [Abstract]


  • Gananadha, S., Samra, J., Smith, G., Smith, R., Leibman, S., Hugh, T. (2008), Laparoscopic ePTFE mesh repair of incisional and ventral hernias. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 78(10), 907-913. [Abstract]
  • Gill, A., Johns, A., Eckstein, R., Samra, J., Kaufman, A., Chang, D., Merrett, N., Cosman, P., Smith, R., Biankin, A., Kench, J. (2008), Synoptic reporting improves histopathological assessment of pancreatic resection specimens. Pathology. (2), 1-7. [Abstract]
  • Samra, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T. (2008), Surgical management of carcinoma of the head of pancreas: extended lymphadenectomy or modified en bloc resection?. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 78(4), 228-236. [Abstract]
  • Kong, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2008), Pancreatoduodenectomy: role of drain fluid analysis in the management of pancreatic fistula. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 78(4), 240-244. [Abstract]
  • Saxby, A., Gill, A., Samra, J. (2008), Education and imaging. Hepatobiliary and pancreatic: pseudotumor of the pancreas. Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology. 23(2), 340. [Abstract]