Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also love of Humanity
Hippocrates, 400 BC
If you care to be a master or to make a true success of your profession, the smallest detail of your work must be done with thoroughness. To be thorough in medicine means that in the ever alluring present, we do not forget the past
David Murray Cowie, 1914
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability
Sir William Osler, 1950
The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life, the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician
William James Mayo, 1928
The safest thing for a patient is to be in the hands of a man engaged in teaching medicine. In order to be a teacher of medicine the doctor must always be a student
Charles Mayo, 1927
The two fulcra of medicine are reason and observation. Observation is the cue to guide the physician in his thinking
Giorgio Baglivi, 1696
There is only one cardinal rule: One must always listen to the patient
Oliver Sacks, 1984
It is not how much you do but how much love you put in the doing
Mother Teresa, 1970
To accomplish great things, you must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe
Anatole France, 1896
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit
Aristotle 350 BC
What We Can Do For You
Based in Sydney, Prof. Chris Berney is a general, hernia & gastrointestinal surgeon who specialises in advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery
Advantages of advanced laparoscopic surgery procedures are:
- Significantly reduced incidence of post-operative acute and chronic pain
- Significantly reduced risk of complications
- Faster recovery and return to normal physical and professional activities
- Better cosmetic result
As well as advanced keyhole surgery procedures, Prof. Berney also performs endocrine surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, as well as endoscopic procedures such as gastroscopies and colonoscopies.
Prof. Berney’s aim is to deliver the highest quality laparoscopic medical services while providing a thorough and comprehensive analysis of individual surgical needs.
Practice locations are situated at Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Waratah Private Hospital and Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. Prof. Berney also serves as a Conjoint Professor with the University of NSW.
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