Prof Chris Berney | Safe Surgery Sydney

Safe Surgery specialises in Advanced Laparoscopic (Keyhole) Surgery for Gastrointestinal and Hernia Procedures.

  • 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

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 Waratah Private Hospital and Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. Prof. Berney also serves as a Conjoint Professor with the University of NSW. To Book an appointment online complete this form or click on a booking button on the menu to book a procedure.