Dr. Nicolas Oddone MBBS, MS, MD, FRACS is a highly experienced medical professional practicing in General Surgery, with a focus on head and neck surgery.
Dr. Nicolas Oddone’s career is defined by diverse international training and an overall focus on modernization and technological progress within the medical field. He is particularly interested in video assisted techniques in surgery, and was an instrumental figure in the introduction and implementation of video assisted techniques within the Australian medical sector.
Over the years he has held various roles in academia, including associate professorship at Universidad de la República in Montevideo, Uruguay, and later, a clinical lecturer position at the University of Sydney – Westmead Hospital. He also continues to challenge himself and maintain his own professional development by taking ongoing courses. However, the main focus of Dr. Nicolas Oddone’s career is performing surgeries and providing care for a wide variety of patients. His practice includes common general surgery pathologies, with subspecialties in Head and Neck surgery (particularly endocrine surgery) and surgical oncology (melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer).
Dr. Nicolas Oddone has penned numerous publications in his field, and has led presentations in front of distinguished peer groups at various events, such as the Scientific Meeting of Uruguayan Society of General Surgeons and the Uruguayan Emergency Medicine Meeting, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Education and Experience
Dr Nicolas Oddone earned his MBBS at Ministerio de Educación y Cultura in Madrid, Spain and his Doctor in Medicine at Universidad de la República in Montevideo, Uruguay. After finishing his general surgery studies at Universidad de la República, Dr Oddone narrowed down his training to focus on his specialization and subspecialties. He completed two years of Upper GI training at the Maciel University Hospital in Uruguay and subsequently in Adelaide at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Dr Oddone completed his postgraduate fellowship training in Head and Neck surgery and Surgical Oncology at the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre at Westmead Hospital. He was admitted to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2009 and is currently a member of the college’s surgical oncology and endocrine surgeons sections. Dr Oddone went on to earn his Master of Surgery in Endocrine Surgery in 2015.
An active member of the medical community, Dr Nicolas Oddone holds membership in numerous prestigious organizations, including the Australian Society of Endocrine Surgeons (AES), General Surgeons Australia (GSA), AMA (Australian Medical Association), and more. He is multilingual, having studied and trained in numerous countries, and is interested in medical progress on a global scale.