A/Prof. Carlo Pulitano MD, PhD, FRACS

General, Hepatobiliary,  Upper Gastrointestinal, and Transplant Surgeon 


About A/Prof. Pulitano 

Associate Professor Carlo Pulitano, is a  consultant General Surgeon specialising in Hepatobiliary and Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgery in Sydney, Australia. He has special expertise in Laparoscopic (Minimally Invasive Surgery) and HepatoPancreaticoBiliary (Liver, Pancreas and Bile Duct) surgery.   


A/Prof Pulitano has a NO GAP policy for all his patients. 

Dr Pulitano graduated from Medical School in Milan and undertook 6-year general surgical training in Milan, Paris, and Edinburgh. He moved to Sydney in 2011 for a clinical fellowship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where he worked for nearly 3 years. This was followed by a PhD at University of Sydney.  After this, Dr. Pulitano sought after more in depth training in complex surgery, so, he completed a second fellowship in Hepatobiliary and  Organ Transplantation surgery at the Toronto General Hospital in Canada. Following his fellowship in Toronto, Carlo was appointed as consultant at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. In July 2019  he was appointed Associate Professor at the University of  Sydney.


Dr. Pulitano is an avid researcher having published more than 110 peer-reviewed articles and received more than 18  awards for his research. 


Dr Pulitano, Sydney Surgeon, A/Prof Carlo Pulitano

Present Positions

-Consultant Surgeon in Transplantation Surgery and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery , Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

-Associate Professor in Surgery, University of Sydney

-Director RPA Translation Center for Organ Assessment, Repair, and Optimization (COARO)

-Director Center for Advanced Research in Liver Pancreas and Biliary Surgery (CARLS).

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No Gap Policy

Insurance Policy

Nearly all major insurance plans accepted

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Insurance Policy

Nearly all major insurance plans accepted


Dr Pulitano has made the decision to NO GAP all his patients with private health insurance who require surgery. This ensures great value and savings to patients who pay a substantial amount to insure themselves and their families.

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm


Tel 02 95172020

Fax: 02 80886689

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Consulting Location

Operating Locations

RPAH Medical Center

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

The Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

The Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

119-143 Missenden Road
Camperdown NSW 2050

Missenden Road
Camperdown NSW 2050

119-143 Missenden Road
Camperdown NSW 2050

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