About Me

Dr Carolyn Jameson (Dr CJ)

MBBS, BSc(Hons), PhD(Med)(Syd), FRACS

ABOUT ME

Dr Carolyn Jameson (“Dr CJ”) is a Sydney-based female Bariatric Surgeon of Excellence specialising in obesity and metabolic surgery with broad experience across a range of other sub-specialty areas including kidney (for renal failure) and pancreas (for type I diabetes) transplantation, head and neck surgery (thyroid & parathyroid) and surgical oncology (melanoma, SCC, BCC). She is a surgeon with Sydney Bariatric Clinic with clinics in Westmead and Penrith and a Staff Specialist Surgeon at Auburn Hospital in General Surgery (Gallbladder, Hernia, Upper-GI, Upper & Lower Endoscopy, Lumps & Bumps). Dr Jameson also participates in volunteer medical work for Tour de Cure and Racesafe.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

• MBBS & BSc (Hons) (University of Sydney)
• PhD(Med) (University of Sydney)
• FRACS (General Surgery)

Dr Jameson completed her medical studies and higher research PhD at The University of Sydney, and her surgical training in Sydney at St Vincent’s, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA), Westmead Public and Private Hospitals and interstate at Royal Darwin & The Canberra Hospitals. Dr Jameson has worked overseas in the Solomon Islands and in Nepal and in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia.

AREAS OF INTEREST

Dr Jameson has a strong interest in academic obesity surgery. She is a Bariatric / Metabolic Surgeon of Excellence and contributes data to the Australian National Bariatric Surgery Registry.

Hospital Appointments

  • Westmead Private Hospital, Westmead
  • Lakeview Hospital, Bella Vista
  • Auburn Hospital, Auburn

Research, Publications & Presentations

Abstracts and Conference Presentations

C.Jameson (2018) – Abdominal pain in patients with gastric bypass. Invited Speaker – Provincial Surgeons Australia. Bundaberg, Australia.

C.Jameson, T. Brancatisano, S. Standen, J. Leyden & B. Ryan (2017) – Laparoscopic single-stage revision to sleeve gastrectomy & one-anastamosis gastric bypass following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders. London, U.K. 2017: 610

T. Brancatosano, C. Jameson, S. Standen, J. Leyden & B. Ryan (2017) – One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB) with insertion of the Minimiser Ring (MMR); early results. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders. London, U.K. 2017:

C. Jameson – (2017) – Bariatric Surgery in Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation Society of Australia & New Zealand – Invited speaker. Brisbane, Australia.

C. Jameson – (2017 & 2016) AMA Careers Expo – Invited Speaker. Sydney. NSW

C. Jameson, J. Leyden, H. Pleass, C. O’Neill, B. Ryan (2016) – The changing management of type II diabetes – metabolic/bariatric surgery in Western Sydney. Australian Diabetes Society & ADEA ASM. 2016: 266

C. Jameson, T.Rajkumar, K.Kable, L.Yuen, B.Ryan, V.Lam, R.Allen, W.Hawthorne, H.Pleass (2014) – DCD Pancreas Transplantation – An under-utilised resource in Australia. Transplantation Society of Australia & New Zealand. Canberra, Australia. 2014 pp:34

C. Jameson & S. Dubenec (2009) – Endoluminal Repair of an Acute Aneurysmal Transformation of a Type B Aortic Dissection in a 35yo Female. International Endovascular Symposium. Sydney, Australia.

M.E Thomas & C. Jameson (2007) Facial Trauma and Postinterventional Quality of Life in the Northern Territory, Australia. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 2007 36: 1081

C. Jameson & M.E Thomas (2007) Facial trauma in the Northern Territory. Registrar’s Papers Day. ACT, Australia

C.A. Gibb & D.I. Cook (1996) Monocarboxylate transport in the mouse early embryo Faculty of Medicine University of Sydney Research Conference 1996 2:

D.I. Cook, C.A. Gibb, A. G. Widin & M.L.Day & (1995) Ionic signal in early embryonic development Australian Society of Reproductive Biology 26: 77

C.A. Gibb, P. Poronnik, M.L.Day & D.I. Cook (1995) Control of cytosolic pH in mouse early embryos Australian Society of Reproductive Biology 26: 78

C.A. Gibb, P. Poronnik, M.L.Day & D.I. Cook (1994) pH regulatory mechanisms in the 2-cell mouse embryo Proceedings of the Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society

C.A. Gibb, P. Poronnik, M.L.Day & D.I. Cook (1994) H+ transport in 2-cell mouse embryos Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney Research Conference 1994 1: 94

A.D. Conigrave, R.A. Bradbury, D.I. Cook & C.A. Gibb (1994) Calcium sensing in parathyroid & placental cells involved in calcium homeostasis Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney Research Conference 1994 1: 94

C.A. Gibb, P. Poronnik, L. Delbridge, D.I. Cook & A.D. Conigrave (1992) Comparison of nucleotide receptors in human parathyroid and the mouse salivary cell line, ST885. Proceedings of the Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society

Peer Reviewed Papers

E.A. Harding, C.A. Gibb, M.H. Johnson, D.I. Cook, M.L. Day (2002) Developmental changes in the management of acid-loads during pre-implantation mouse development Biology of Reproduction. 67: 1419-1429

E.A. Harding, M.L. Day, C.A. Gibb, M.H. Johnson & D.I. Cook (1999) The activity of the H+-monocarboxylate cotransporter during preimplantation development in the mouse. Pflűgers Archives – European Journal of Physiology. 438: 397-404

C.A. Gibb, P. Poronnik, M.L.Day & D.I. Cook (1997) Control of cytosolic pH in 2-cell mouse embryos. The roles of H+-lactate co-transport and Na+/H+ exchange. American Journal of Physiology 273: C404-C419

C.A. Gibb, S. Singh, D.I. Cook, P. Poronnik & A.D. Conigrave (1994) A nuceotide receptor that mobilizes Ca2+ in the mouse submandibular salivary cell line ST885 British Journal of Pharmacology 111: 1135-1139

C.A. Gibb, D.I. Cook, L. Delbridge & A.D. Conigrave (1994) Pharmacological characterization of the nucleotide receptors that mobilize Ca2+ ions in human parathyroid cells Journal of Endocrinology 142: 277-283

Book chapters

C. Jameson, G. Morgan, C. Palme & M. Veness (2015) Metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer of the Head & Neck (Ed. F. Riffat, C. Palme & M. Veness). Springer

C.A. Gibb, P. Poronnik, M.L.Day & D.I. Cook (1994) pH regulation in the early mouse embryo in Studies in Honour of Karl Julius Ullrich – an Australian Symposium pp 101-104 (Ed. P. Poronnik, D.I. Cook & J.A. Young) Fast Books, Glebe, NSW. Australia

Other Publications

Nicolarakis, P., Duke, D, Crowther, H., Holdaway, N., Deans, R., Oates, E. & Gibb, C. (1997) Review of higher education financing and policy

Committee Memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
    • Examinations Committee
  • Westmead Private Hospital
    • Clinical Review Committee

Recent Academic Appointments

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
    • Examiner
  • Sydney South West Surgical Skills Network (HETI / RPA)
    • Director of Training
  • University of Sydney
    • Senior Clinical Lecturer in Surgery
  • Health Education & Training (HETI)
    • Clinical Surgical State Training Council Member
  • Graduate Diploma in Essential Surgical Skills (HETI)
    • Faculty Member

Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • Bariatric Surgeon of Excellence (Surgical Review Corporation)
  • Obesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand (OSSANZ)
  • International Federation for the Society for Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Australian & New Zealand Association for Surgery of Trauma (ANZST)
  • Transplantation Society of Australia & New Zealand (TSANZ)
  • Academy of Surgical Educators (ASE)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation (ASMOF)

Volunteer Work

Tour de Cure

  • Medical Team 2017 & 2018 Signature Tour

Racesafe (Motor-Racing Medical Team)

  • Australian Superbike Championships (ASBK) – NSW, QLD, WA, VIC
  • Australian Motorcross Championships – QLD & NSW
  • Asian Supermoto Championships – Newcastle, NSW
  • International Island Classic – Phillip Island, VIC
  • Aus-X-Open – NSW