Dr Tran’s Curriculum Vitae

Dr Tran performing the first single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair in Indonesia

Dr Tran was invited to perform the first single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2011

Director of the Sydney Hernia Specialists

Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon

Founding President of the Australasian Hernia Society

Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (University of Sydney) – 2016
  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Sydney) – 2015
  • Graduate Certificate of Education (University of Sydney) – 2002
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons – 2001
  • Australian Medical Council Examination – 1995
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England – 1993
  • Master of Arts (University of Cambridge) – 1990
  • Bachelor of Surgery (University of Cambridge) – 1989
  • Bachelor of Medicine (University of Cambridge) – 1989
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (USA) – 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts (University of Cambridge) – 1987

Scholarships and Awards

PETER BANCROFT PRIZE
University of Sydney (2016)

CERTIFICATE OF MERIT
The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (2014)

WINNER OF POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINARS 2014
Sydney Medical School –Westmead, June 2014

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION
The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (2012)

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION
The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (2010)

CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION
University of Sydney (2002)

JOHN LOWENTHAL MEDAL – SURGICAL RESEARCH
University of Sydney (1999)

ROCHE TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP
Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (1996)

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD
Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (1996)

FULL-TIME RESEARCH INVESTIGATOR OF THE YEAR
Westmead Annual Scientific Meeting (1996)

TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP
Surgical Research Society of Australia and New Zealand (1995)

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD
Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (1995)

WESTMEAD RESEARCH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Westmead Hospital (1995)

GRANT-IN-AID RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (1995)

PRIZE FOR THE BEST SURGICAL TECHNIQUES
Northwich Park Hospital (1992)

JOHN AND MARGARET HENDERSON MEMORIAL PRIZE
Prize for Geriatrics, Cambridge University 1989

ALLERMAN SCHOLARSHIP
South Glamorgan Local Education Authority (1984-1987)

 

Society Memberships

Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of England

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Australasian Hernia Society

International Endo-Hernia Society (Invitation only membership)

European Hernia Society

Asia Pacific Hernia Society

 

Committee Membership

Scientific Committee Member, 39th Annual Scientific Congress of the European Hernia Society, Vienna 2017

Scientific Committee Member, 38th Annual Scientific Congress of the European Hernia Society, Rotterdam 2016

Faculty and Scientific Committee Member, The World Congress in Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, Milan 2015

Consultation Committee Member, Review of Hernia Surgery by Medicare Australia, Department of Health 2013-2016

Steering Committee Member, The World Guidelines for the Management of Adult Groin Hernias, Hernia Surge (www.herniasurge.com) 2014-2019.

 

Publications

  1. Single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (Book Chapter). Tran HM and Tran KM. Incisional and Ventral Hernia in the Era of Laparoscopy: A step by step guide by Morales-Conde S. and Chelala EH. Bentham ebook. 2019.
  2. Optimal surgical management in kidney and pancreas transplantation to minimise wound complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Shahrestani S, Tran HM, Pleass H, Hawthorne WJ. Annals of Medicine and Surgery. Sept 2018; Volume 33:24-31. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amsu.2018.08.006.
  3. Scarless surgery for ventral and incisional hernias (Book Chapter). Tran HM and Tran MD. The Art of Hernia: A step by step guide by Campanelli G. Springer Nature. Jul 2018. ISSB: 9783319726243.
  4. Single incision laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (Book Chapter). Tran HM, Tran MD, Hawthorne W. Management of Abdominal Hernias (Fifth Edition) by Le Blanc K, Sanders D, Kingsnorth A. Springer Nature. Mar 2018. ISSB: 978-319-63225-1.
  5. Endorsement of the HerniaSurge Guidelines by the Australasian Hernia Society. Tran HM and Hawthorne WJ. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. Jan 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s10029-017-1646-3.
  6. International Guidelines for Adult Groin Hernia Management. Simmons M,….Tran HM,…Miserez M. the World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. Jan 2018. doi: 10.1007/s10029-017-1668-x.
  7. Emerging technology: SILS inguinal hernia repair (Book Chapter). Tran HM and Tran MD. Textbook of Hernia by Hope W, Cobb W, Adrales G. Springer. 10 Dec 2016 . DOI.10.1007/978-3-319-43045-4.
  8. Single-incision laparoscopic inguinal herniorraphy with telescopic extraperitoneal dissection: technical aspects and potential benefits. Tran HM, Tran K, Turingan I, Zajkowska M, Lam V, Hawthorne W. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2015 Jun;19(3):407-16. doi: 10.1007/s10029-015-1349-6. Epub 2015 Feb 3.
  9. Single-incision laparoscopic repair of spigelian hernias. Tran HM, Tran KH, Zajkowska M, Lam V, Hawthorne W. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2015 Jan-Mar;19(1).pii:e2015.001644. DOI:10.4293/JSLS.2015.001644.
  10. Single-port repair of recurrent inguinal hernia after failed anterior and laparoscopic repair. Tran HM, Turingan I, Tran KH, Zajkowska M, Lam V, Hawthorne W. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. Jan-Mar 2015, Vol 19 Issue 1. E2014.00212.ePub. DOI:10.4293?JSLS.2014.00212.
  11. First World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery, Milan, April 2015. Cuccurullo D, Rosen M, Tumtavitikul S, Sebai F, Maggiore D, Tran HM. Hernia. 2016, Feb;20(1):171-3. doi:10.1007/s10029-016-1456-z. Epub 2016 Jan 23.
  12. Recent Innovations in Hernia Surgery. Bima C, Zimmitti G, Ongaro R, Szichta N, Iuliani R, Rolfo G, Warren J, Carbonell A, Tran HM, Tran M, Zajkowska M, Hawthorne W, Tantia O, Chaudhuri T, Khanna S, Cavalini WP, Loureiro M, Loi K, Darecchio A, Violi V, Bocchi P, Kukleta JF, Augenstein V, Huntington C, Cox T, Lopez R, Heniford BT, Akiyama G, Uematsu D, Yamamoto K, Sugihara T, Magishi A. Hernia. 2015 Apr;19 Suppl 1:S375-8. doi: 10.1007/BF03355403.
  13. Abdominal Wall and Inguino Femoral Hernia Repair as A Super Specialization. Hawthorne W, Tran K, Zajkowska M, Lam V, Tran HM. Hernia. 2015 Apr;19 Suppl 1:S341. doi: 10.1007/BF03355381.
  14. Umbilical, Midline and Spigelian Hernia: What we Have to Do. Mihluedo-Agbolan K, Akakpo-Numado GK, Boume MA, Gnassingbe K, Sanni YS, Metchihoungbe CS, Goudjo EU, Ndougsa I, Tekou AH, Tran HM, Tran M, Zajkowska M, Hawthorne W, Costa T, Abdalla R, Garcia R, Costa R. Hernia. 2015 Apr;19 Suppl 1:S145-6. doi: 10.1007/BF03355342
  15. Potential benefits of single-port compared to multiport laparoscopic inguinal herniorraphy: a prospective randomized controlled study. Tran HM, Turingan I, Tran K, Zajkowska M, Lam V, Hawthorne W. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2014:18;731-744.
  16. Single-incision laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair with telescopic extraperitoneal dissection: How do I do it? Hawthorne W, Tran K, Zajkowska M, Tran HM. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2015 Apr (Supple2):S340.
  17. Single-port laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal repair of spigelian and inguinal hernias: How I do it. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. Tran HM, Tran MD, Zajkowska M, Hawthorne W. 2015 Apr (Supple2):S375.
  18. Single-incision laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay mesh repair of recurrent inguinal hernia after failed anterior and laparoscopic repair. Hawthorne W, Tran K, Zajkowska M, Tran HM. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2015 Apr (Supple2):S340.
  19. Single-incision laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal repair of spigelian and inguinal hernias. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. Tran HM, Tran MD, Zajkowska M, Hawthorne W. 2015 Apr (Supple2):SS145.
  20. Single-port laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair with modified Sugarbaker technique. Tran HM, Turingan I, Zajkowska M, Tran KH. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2014 Jan-Mar 18(1):34-40.
  21. Single-port repair of diastasis of the recti and umbilical hernia combined with abdominoplasty. Tran HM, Turingan I, Tran MD. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 11 Nov 2014 [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.4293/CRSLS.2014.00213.
  22. Single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with suprapubic incision. Tran HM, Turingan I. Zajkowska M, Tran MD. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2013; 18(2):316-321.
  23. Single incision laparoscopic repair of parastomal hernias with modified Sugarbaker technique. Tran HM et al. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2013 Mar (Suppl 2); Volume 17:S40.
  24. A novel method of mesh repair of post-partum diastasis of the recti and umbilical hernia repair with laparoendoscopic single site surgery combined with abdominoplasty. Tran HM et al. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2013 Mar (Suppl 2); Volume 17:S52.
  25. Scarless surgery with suprapubic single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair in young adult patients: an alternative to natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. Tran HM et al. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2013 Mar (Suppl 2); Volume 17:S16.
  26. Prospective randomized controlled study comparing single-port and multiport laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: Superiority of single-port surgery beyond the learning curve. Tran HM et al. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2013 Mar (Suppl 1); Volume 17:S40.
  27. Ventral: SILS, glue and robot. Tran HM. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2013 Mar (Suppl 1); Volume 17:S57.
  28. Demonstrated safety and efficacy of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery for abdominal wall hernias. Tran HM. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2012 Apr-Jun Volume 16(3):242-249.
  29. Strategies to prevent intra-abdominal adhesions: experimental and clinical evidence. Tran HM, Saliba L, Chandratnam E, Turingan I, Hawthorne W. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2012 Jan-Mar Volume 16(1):89-94.
  30. Single port laparoscopic hernia repair. Tran HM. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2012 Mar; Volume 16:S93.
  31. Robotic single-port hernia surgery. Tran HM. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2011 Jul-Sep Volume 15(3): 309-314.
  32. Robotic single-port hernia surgery: The future is today. Tran HM. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2011 May; 15(1):S2.
  33. Single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Tran HM. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2011 Mar; 15(1):S40.
  34. Reduction of adhesions with fibrin glue. Tran HM. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2011 Mar; 15(1):S43.
  35. Demonstrated safety and efficacy of single incision laparoscopic surgery for total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. Tran HM. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery. 2011 Jan-Mar Vol 15(1):47-52.
  36. Demonstrated safety and efficacy of single incision laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia repair: The first 100 cases. Tran HM. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2010 Oct; 14(1):S2.
  37. Umbilical hernia repair: Observational, Experimental and clinical studies demonstrating of superiority of extraperitonel mesh placement. Tran HM et al. The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. 2010 Oct; 14(1):S89.
  38. Innovations in laparoscopic extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair: A demonstration of safety and efficacy of single incision laparoscopic surgery. Tran HM et al. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery: A30, May 2010.
  39. Innovations in umbilical hernia repair with Ventralex mesh: Extraperitoneal placement encourages correct mesh placement and abolishes adhesions. Tran HM et al. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery: A32, May 2010.
  40. A prospective study of laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair with Gortex Dualmesh: Hernia defect closure abolishes seroma formation. Tran HM. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2008: A52.
  41. Combined laparoscopic and open anterior approach in the treatment of post-herniorrhaphy chronic groin pain: A Demonstration of its safety and efficacy. Tran HM et al. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2008: A96.
  42. A prospective non-randomized study of 737 laparoscopic inguinal/femoral hernia repairs: A demonstration of superiority of the laparoscopic approach by a specialist herniologist. Tran HM. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2007: A27.
  43. A prospective non-randomised study of laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair with Gortex-Dual Mesh: A demonstration of safety and efficacy of the laparoscopic approach. Tran HM. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2005: A60.
  44. Is there a learning curve for laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair with Gortex-Dual mesh? Tran HM. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2004: A58.
  45. Can laparoscopic inguinal/femoral hernia repair achieve a high success rate as conventional open mesh repair? A prospective study of 282 cases. Tran HM. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2004: A50.
  46. Intrathymic inoculation of donor antigen: an ineffective strategy for prolonging xenograft survival. Tran HM, A Patel, RDM Allen, PJ O’Connell. Xenotransplantation, 1999; 6:147-154.
  47. Tunnelling versus open harvest in obtaining venous conduits for coronary artery bypass surgery. Tran HM, H Paterson, W Meldrum-Hanna, R Chard. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1998, 14:602-606.
  48. Short-term suppression of the xeno-immune response with mCTLA4-Fc treatment. Tran HM, PW Nickerson, A Patel, TB Strom, RDM Allen, PJ O’Connell. Xenotransplantation, 1997, 4: 222-227.
  49. Distinct mechanisms for the induction and maintenance of allograft tolerance with CTLA4-Fc treatment. Tran HM, PW Nickerson, AC Restifo, MA Ivis-Woodward, A Patel, RDM Allen, TB Strom, PJ O’Connell. Journal of Immunology, 1997, 159: 2232-2239.
  50. Cross-species binding of murine CTLA4-Ig and potential for the study of cross-species CD28-B7 interactions. AC Restifo, MA Woodward, Tran HM, et al. Xenotransplantation, 1996, 3:141-148.
  51. Porcine pancreatic islet xenotransplantation: Long-term survival with anti-lymphocyte serum. Allen RDM, Hawthorne W, Hibbins M, Patel A, Tran HM. Immunology & Cell Biology, 1996 74(3):A19.

Presentations

  1. International guidelines for management of adult groin hernias: An Australian perspective. Tran HM. Invited Speaker. The Asia Pacific Hernia Society, Bali, Indonesia, Oct 2019.
  2. Single incision laparoscopic inguinal herniorraphy: Why it can be superior to conventional multiport repair in special cases. Tran HM. Invited speaker. The Asia Pacific Hernia Society, Bali, Indonesia, Oct 2019.
  3. Scarless surgery for ventral and incisional hernia with single incision laparoscopic surgery. Tran HM. Invited Speaker. The Asia Pacific Hernia Society, Bali, Indonesia, Oct 2019.
  4. HerniaSurge Guidelines for the Management of Adult Groin Hernias: An Australian Perspective. Tran HM. Invited Speaker. International Endo-Hernia Society. Nanjing, China, May 2019.
  5. IEHS Special/Guidelines in Hernia Surgery- “Pros” and “Cons”. Tran HM. Moderator. International Endo-Hernia Society. Nanjing, China, May 2019.
  6. Single incision laparoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of traumatic lateral/lumbar hernia. Tran HM. Invited Speaker. International Endo-Hernia Society, Nanjing, China, May 2019.
  7. Is scarless surgery possible? Tran HM. Invited Speaker. The Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Educational Seminar, Milan, Italy, February 2017.
  8. Clinical application of suturing and knotting: 29th Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Course. Tran HM. Invited Speaker. The Indonesian Society of Endo-laparoscopic Surgeons. Jakarta, Indonesia, September 2016.
  9. Where are we 10 years from now: Scarless hernia surgery without NOTES. Tran HM. Invited speaker. The 38th International Congress of the European Hernia Society. Rotterdam, Netherlands, June 2016.
  10. International guidelines for the management of adult inguinal hernias: recommendations concerning recurrence, occult hernia and fixation. Tran HM. The 38th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Rotterdam, Netherlands June 2016.
  11. Live surgery demonstration of SILS TEP technique. Demonstrator. Tran HM. The World Congress on Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan, Italy, April 2015.
  12. The Presidential Address: Australasian Hernia Society. Tran HM. The First World Congress on Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan April 2015.
  13. Single-incision intraperitoneal onlay mesh repair for recurrent abdominal hernia. Tran HM. Invited talk, The World Congress of Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan, Italy, April 2015.
  14. Single-incision laparoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of spigelian and inguinal hernias. Tran HM et al. The World Congress on Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan April 2015.
  15. Single-incision laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair with telescopic extraperitoneal dissection: How to do it. Hawthorn W, Tran HM. The World Congress on Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan April 2015.
  16. Single-incision laparoscopic total extraperitoneal repair of spigelian and inguinal hernias: How I do it. Tran HM et al. The World Congress on Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan April 2015
  17. Single-incision laparoscopic inguinal herniorraphy with telescopic extraperitoneal dissection: Safe, efficient and cost effective. Tran HM et al. Invited talk, Endolaparoscopic Society of Asia, Bali October 2014.
  18. Herniasurge: world guidelines for treatment of groin hernia. Project overview and panel discussion. Moderator. The World Congress of Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan, Italy, April 2015.
  19. Recurrent hernia, which technique? Herniasurge: world guidelines for treatment of groin hernia. Project overview and panel discussion. Tran HM. The World Congress of Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan, Italy, April 2015.
  20. “Which is the future of the world hernia congresses and international federation? Tran HM. The World Congress of Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan, Italy, April 2015.
  21. Key Note Lecture – The horizon of Hernia Surgery: suture, mesh, open, lap, robotic… where are the limits? Moderator. Tran HM. The World Congress of Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan, Italy, April 2015.
  22. Pain after hernia surgery must be avoided and hopefully treated. Moderator. Tran HM. The World Congress of Abdominal Wall Surgery. Milan, Italy, April 2015.
  23. Single-incision laparoscopic surgery. Tran HM et al. Invited talk, Endolaparoscopic Society of Asia, Bali October 2014.
  24. Inguinal TEP-single-port: Technique, learning curve and comparison to standard TEP. Tran HM. Invited talk, Endolaparoscopic Society of Asia, Bali, Indonesia October 2014.
  25. Hepatobiliary Session: Free paper presentation. Tran HM. Moderator. Endolaparoscopic Society of Asia, Bali, Indonesia October 2014.
  26. Cost effectiveness of single-incision laparoscopic inguinal herniorraphy with telescopic extraperitoneal dissection. Tran HM et al. Honorable Mention for General Scientific Paper, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Minimally Invasive Surgery Week, Las Vegas September 2014.
  27. Single-port laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay mesh repair for the treatment of multiply recurrent inguinal hernias after failed anterior and laparoscopic repair. Tran HM et al. Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Minimally Invasive Surgery Week, Las Vegas September 2014.
  28. Recent advances in single incision laparoscopic surgery. Tran HM. Postgraduate Research Seminars, Sydney Medical School – Westmead, The University of Sydney, June 2014.
  29. Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Tran HM. Invited lecture at the Advanced Laparoscopic Hernia Symposium & Live Surgery, Indonesian Hernia Society, Jakarta, Indonesia 5-6 Jul 2013.
  30. Single incision laparoscopic ventral incisional hernia repair. Tran HM. Live surgery at the Gading Pluit Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia 5-6 Jul 2013.
  31. Laparoscopic parastomal hernia repair with modified Sugarbaker technique. Tran HM. Invited lecture at the Advanced Laparoscopic Hernia Symposium & Live Surgery, Indonesian Hernia Society, Jakarta, Indonesia 5-6 Jul 2013.
  32. Single incision laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair with telescopic dissection. Tran HM. Live surgery at the Gading Pluit Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia 5-6 Jul 2013.
  33. Single incision laparoscopic repair of parastomal hernias with modified Sugarbaker technique. Tran HM et al. Best paper/video presentation at the 34th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Gdansk, Poland 12-15 May 2013.
  34. A novel method of mesh repair of post-partum diastasis of the recti and umbilical hernia repair with laparoendoscopic single site surgery combined with abdominoplasty. Tran HM et al. Oral presentation at the 34th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Gdansk, Poland 12-15 May 2013.
  35. Scarless surgery with suprapubic single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair in young adult patients: an alternative to natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. Tran HM et al. Presented at the 34th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Gdansk, Poland 12-15 May 2013.
  36. Prospective randomized controlled study comparing single-port and multiport laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: Superiority of single-port surgery beyond the learning curve. Tran HM et al. Oral presentation at the 15th Annual Congress of the American Hernia Society, Orlando, USA 12-15 March 2013.
  37. Ventral: SILS, glue and robot. Tran HM. Invited lecture at the 15th Annual Congress of the American Hernia Society, Orlando, USA 12-15 March 2013.
  38. Expert’s technique on Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: Single port laparoscopic hernia surgery. Tran HM. Invited lecture. The 5th Joint International Congress of the American and European Hernia Societies, New York, USA, 27-31 March 2012.
  39. Adhesion prevention with fibrin glue: Experimental and clinical evidence. Tran HM. Invited lecture. The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Asian-American Multispecialty Summit V, Honolulu, USA, 1-4 February 2012.
  40. Single incision laparoscopic surgery: Live demonstration of the first case in Indonesia. Tran HM (Invited surgeon/operator). 7th Symposium on Minimally Invasive Surgery: Multidisciplinary Perspective with Live Demonstration. Jakarta, Indonesia. 29-30 July 2011.
  41. Single incision laparoscopic ventral incisional hernia repair. Tran HM. Live Surgery, Gading Pluit Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia. 29-30 July 2011
  42. Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Tran HM. Invited lecture. The 7th Symposium on Minimally Invasive Surgery: Multidisciplinary Perspective with Live Demonstration, Jakarta, Indonesia 29-30 July 2011.
  43. Single incision laparoscopic surgery. Invited lecture. Tran HM. 7th Symposium on Minimally Invasive Surgery: Multidisciplinary Perspective with Live Demonstration. Jakarta, Indonesia. 29-30 July 2011.
  44. Single incision laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. HM Tran. State of the Art lecture (invited). The 33rd Annual Congress of the European Hernia Society, Ghent, Belgium 10-13 May 2011.
  45. Robotic single-port hernia surgery: The future is today. HM Tran. Presented at the prestigious “Best Free Papers and Best Videos” session at the 33rd Annual Congress of the European Hernia Society, Ghent, Belgium 10-13 May 2011.
  46. Emerging technologies in hernia repair. HM Tran. Invited Moderator. The 33rd Annual Congress of the European Hernia Society, Ghent, Belgium 10-13 May 2011.
  47. Epidemiology of hernia surgery in Australia: The North-South divide. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  48. Single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  49. Lap-IPOM for Difficult Lower Abdominal Wall Incisional Hernias. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  50. Single Incision Laparoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic, Sydney. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  51. Robotic Single-port Total Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair: A New Era in Laparoscopic Surgery. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  52. Laparoscopic trineurectomy: A novel technique for the treatment of post herniorrhaphy chronic groin pain. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists/Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  53. Reduction of adhesions with fibrin glue. Tran HM, et al, Turingan I, Hawthorne W. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic, Australia and Department of Surgery, Westmead Hospital, Australia. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  54. Laparoscopic Repair of Parastomal Hernia with a Modified Sugarbaker Technique: A Laparoscopic Hernia Surgeon’s Perspective. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  55. Hiccups: A rare complication after laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. Navaratnam S, Tran M, Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  56. Umbilical Hernia Repair with extraperitoneal mesh placement: Current controversies. Tran HM, et al. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  57. Umbilical hernia repair with extraperitoneally placed mesh: How do I do it. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists/Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  58. Single incision total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: How do I it. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  59. Single incision laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair: How do I do it. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  60. Single incision Laparoscopic Repair of Parastomal Hernia with a Modified Sugarbaker Technique: How do I do it. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  61. Laparoendoscopic Single-site Surgery with Triport. Tran HM. The Sydney Hernia Specialists/Clinic. The Second International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Gold Coast 8-10 April 2011.
  62. Hiccups after laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery. Navaratnam S, Tran M, Tran HM. Presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society of Anaesthesiologists, September 2011, Sydney, Australia.
  63. Fibrin glue in adhesion prevention. HM Tran. Invited lecture at the 13th Annual Congress of the American Hernia Society, San Francisco, USA 15-19 March 2011.
  64. Single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. HM Tran. Invited lecture at the 13th Annual Congress of the American Hernia Society, San Francisco, USA 15-19 March 2011.
  65. Strategies to minimise adhesions to intraperitoneally placed mesh in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: an experimental study supporting clinical application of fibrin sealant. HM Tran, et al. Oral Presentation (emerging surgeons session) at the 32nd International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Istanbul, 6 – 9 October 2010.
  66. Demonstrated safety and efficacy of single incision laparoscopic surgery for total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: the first 100 cases. HM Tran. Oral Presentation (prestigious selected free paper) at the 32nd International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Istanbul, 6 – 9 October 2010.
  67. Umbilical hernia repair with Ventralex mesh: observational, experimental and clinical studies demonstrating the superiority of extraperitoneal mesh placement. HM Tran, et al. Presented at the 32nd International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Istanbul, 6 – 9 October 2010.
  68. Demonstrated safety and efficacy of Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery in TEP and laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. HM Tran. Oral Presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, New York, 4-8 September 2010.
  69. Innovations in laparoscopic extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair: A demonstration of safety and efficacy of single incision laparoscopic surgery. HM Tran, et al. Oral Presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the RoyalAustralasianCollege of Surgeons, Perth, 4 -7 May 2010.
  70. Innovations in umbilical hernia repair with Ventralex mesh: Extraperitoneal placement encourages correct mesh placement and abolishes adhesions. HM Tran, et al. Oral Presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the RoyalAustralasianCollege of Surgeons, Perth, 4 -7 May 2010.
  71. Umbilical Hernia Repair With Ventralex Bard Mesh: Extra-Peritoneal Placement Abolishes Adhesions. HM Tran. Invited Speaker at the Fifth International Congress of the Asia Pacific Hernia Society, Bali, Indonesia 14-17 October 2009.
  72. Common Themes of Lap-IPOM for Difficult Lower Abdominal Wall Incisional Hernias. HM Tran. Invited Speaker at the Fifth International Congress of the Asia Pacific Hernia Society, Bali, Indonesia 14-17 October 2009.
  73. Innovations in Laparoscopic Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair: Defect Closure Abolishes Seroma Formation and Potential Protective Effect of Tissue Glue. HM Tran. Oral Presentation at the International Congress of the European and American Hernia Societies, Berlin 8-11 September 2009.
  74. Techniques for Successful Laparoscopic Repair of Pfannenstiel Incision Induced Hernias. HM Tran. Presented at the International Congress of the European and American Hernia Societies, Berlin 8-11 September 2009.
  75. Epidemiology of Hernia Repair in Australia: Lessons Learned for the Young Surgeons. HM Tran. Oral Presentation at the International Congress of the European and American Hernia Societies, Berlin 8-11 September 2009.
  76. Innovations in Laparoscopic Ventral Incisional Hernia Repair: Closure of the Defects Abolishes Seroma Formation. HM Tran. Oral Presentation at the Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Conference, WashingtonDC 10-13 June 2009.
  77. Laparosopic Ventral Hernia Repair – My Technique. HM Tran. Video presentation at the Biennial International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Thredbo, Australia 11-13 July 2008.
  78. TEP Repair – My Technique. HM Tran. Video presentation at the Biennial International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Thredbo, Australia 11-13 July 2008.
  79. Repair of Pfannenstiel Incision-induced Hernias with Gortex Dualmesh: A Safe and Efficient Technique. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Biennial International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Thredbo, Australia 11-13 July 2008.
  80. Extraperitoneal Placement of Ventralex Mesh Reduces the Risk of Adhesions. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Biennial International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Thredbo, Australia 11-13 July 2008.
  81. Mentoring Workshop to Shorten the Learning Curve. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Biennial International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Thredbo, Australia 11-13 July 2008.
  82. Laparoscopic Ventral Incisional Hernia Repair: Defect Closure Abolishes Seroma Formation. HM Tran, et al. Oral presentation at the Biennial International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Thredbo, Australia 11-13 July 2008.
  83. Hernia Surgery Australia: Epidemiology. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Biennial International Congress of the Australasian Hernia Society, Thredbo, Australia 11-13 July 2008.
  84. The Role of Mentoring Workshops in Shortening the Learning Curve in Laparoscopic Extraperitoneal Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair. HM Tran, et al. Oral presentation at the 30th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Seville, Spain, 7-10 May.
  85. A Prospective Study of 52 Consecutive Cases of Laparoscopic Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair with Gortex Dualmesh: Hernia Defect Closure Abolishes Seroma Formation. HM Tran, et al. Oral presentation at the 30th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Seville, Spain, 7-10 May 2008.
  86. Combined Laparoscopic and Open Anterior Approach in the Treatment of Post-herniorrhaphy Chronic Groin Pain: A Demonstration of its Safety and Efficacy. HM Tran, et al. Presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Hong Kong, 12-16 May 2008.
  87. Hernia Defect Closure Abolishes Seroma Formation: A Prospective Study of Laparoscopic Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair with Gortex Dualmesh. HM Tran, et al. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Hong Kong, 12-16 May 2008.
  88. Laparoscopic Extraperitoneal Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair: Mentoring Workshop for Surgeons. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Congress of the American Hernia Society, Scottsdale, Arizona, 12-15 March 2008.
  89. A Prospective Study of Laparoscopic Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair With Gortex DualMesh: A Demonstration of the Superiority of the Laparoscopic Approach. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Congress of the American Hernia Society, Scottsdale, Arizona, 12-15 March 2008.
  90. Laparoscopic Extraperitoneal Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair: Mentoring Workshop for Surgeons to Shorten the Learning Curve. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the 3rd International Congress of the Asia-Pacific Hernia Society, Singapore, 25-27 October 2007.
  91. A Prospective Non-Randomized Study of 737 Consecutive Case of Laparoscopic Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair: Superiority of The Laparoscopic Extraperitoneal Approach by a Specialist Herniologist. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the 29th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Athens, Greece May 2007.
  92. Laparoscopic Repair of Pfannenstiel Incision-induced Hernias with Gortex Dual Plus Mesh: A New, Safe and Efficient Technique. HM Tran. Presented at the 29th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Athens, Greece May 2007.
  93. A Prospective Non-Randomized Study of 737 Consecutive Case of Laparoscopic Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair: Superiority of The Laparoscopic Extraperitoneal Approach by a Specialist Herniologist. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Christchurch, New Zealand, May 2007.
  94. A Prospective Non-Randomized Study of Laparoscopic Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair With Gortex-Dual Mesh: A Demonstration of Safety and Efficacy of the Laparoscopic Approach. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the RoyalAustralasianCollege of Surgeons, Perth, May 2005.
  95. Can Laparoscopic Inguinal/Femoral Hernia Repair Achieve a High Success Rate as Conventional Open Mesh Repair? HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the RoyalAustralasianCollege of Surgeons, Melbourne, May 2004.
  96. Is There A Learning Curve For Laparoscopic Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair With Gortex-Dual Mesh? HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the RoyalAustralasianCollege of Surgeons, Melbourne, May 2004.
  97. Can laparoscopic inguinal/femoral hernia repair achieve zero recurrence: A prospective study of 282 cases. HM Tran. Oral presentation at the 26th International Congress of the European Hernia Society, Prague, April 2004.
  98. Tunnelling versus open harvest of the long saphenous vein in peripheral vascular surgery: A prospective randomised controlled study. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the RoyalAustralasianCollege of Surgeons, ACT, 2001.
  99. Tunnelling versus open harvest of the long saphenous vein in peripheral vascular surgery: Light at the end of the tunnel. HM Tran et al. Lowenthal Meeting, Royal PrinceAlredHospital, 1999.
  100. Non-biliary complications in 1643 patients. C Byrne, HM Tran et al. Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland, 1999.
  101. Biliary complications in 1700 patients. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the RoyalAustralasianCollege of Surgeons, Auckland, 1999.
  102. CTLA4-Fc induces peripheral tolerance which can be adoptively transferred. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Immunosuppression, Orlando, USA, 1997.
  103. Perforated peptic ulcers revisited: a review of 207 patients. HM Tran et al. Annual Scientific Meeting of the RNSH Medical Association, HunterValley, NSW, 1997.
  104. CTLA4-Fc induces allograft tolerance via CD4+ve mechanism. HM Tran et al. Annual Scientific Meeting of the RNSH Medical Association, HunterValley, NSW, 1997.
  105. Tunnelling versus open harvest technique in obtaining venous conduits for coronary artery bypass surgery: Light at the end of the tunnel. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal North Shore Hospital Medical Association, Hunter Valley, NSW, 1997.
  106. Intrathymic conditioning induces allograft but not xenograft tolerance. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, 1997.
  107. Mechanisms of tolerance induction by CTLA4-Fc. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the World Congress of the Transplantation Society, Barcelona, Spain, 1996.
  108. CTLA4-Fc induces peripheral tolerance by mechanisms other than anergy. HM Tran et al, Oral presentation at the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, 1996.
  109. Induction of tolerance in a pancreatic islet xenograft model: Intrathymic conditioning. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, 1996.
  110. Porcine pancreatic islet xenotransplanatation: Long-term survival with anti-lymphocyte serum. HM Tran et al. Presented at the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, 1996.
  111. Determination of CTLA4-Fc as a universal tolerising agent in pancreatic islet transplant models. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Westmead Annual Scientific Meeting, HunterValley, NSW, 1995.
  112. Porcine pancreatic islet xenotransplanatation: Fiction or reality? HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Westmead Annual Scientific Meeting, HunterValley, NSW, 1995.
  113. Cross-species binding of murine CTLA4-Ig and potential for the study of cross-species CD28-B7 interactions. AC Restifo, MA Woodward, HM Tran. Oral presentation at the Third International Symposium on Xenotransplantation of the Transplanatation Society, Boston, USA, 1995.
  114. Differing effects on pancreatic islet allograft and xenograft survival with CTLA4-Fc. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Third International Symposium on Xenotransplantation of the Transplantation Society, Boston, USA, 1995.
  115. Tolerance with CTLA4-Fc in a pancreatic islet transplant model. HM Tran et al. Presented at the Fourth International Symposium on Basic Sciences of the Transplantation Society, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1995.
  116. CTLA4-Fc induces tolerance in a pancreatic islet allograft model. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Surgical Research Society of Australasia, Auckland, 1995.
  117. Porcine pancreatic islets: Potential cure for diabetes. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Surgical Research Society of Australasia, Auckland, 1995.
  118. Prolonged survival but not tolerance of pancreatic islet xenografts following CTLA4-Ig. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, 1995.
  119. T-cell effector function in pancreatic islet xenograft rejection. H Stewart, HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Baxter Extramural Grant Programme, Chicago, May 1995.
  120. Induction of tolerance in a concordant pancreatic islet transplant model. HM Tran et al. Oral presentation at the Westmead Research Foundation Annual Scientific Meeting, 1994.