Meet Dr Bouffler

Dr Clare Bouffler is highly experienced in management of cancers of the stomach and oesophagus. She also has a special interest in the treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD/GORD) and complex hiatal hernia surgery.

Dr Bouffler obtained her medical degree from the University of Sydney in 2009, and also holds a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) from the University of Sydney and Masters of Surgery from the University of Sydney.

Dr Bouffler underwent training in General Surgery in western Sydney and obtained her FRACS in 2017. Dr Bouffler completed a Trauma Fellowship at Westmead Hospital and then undertook five years of post-fellowship training in Upper GI surgery. She completed these years at Nepean Hospital, St George Hospital (Australia’s highest volume centre for bariatric surgery) and Bankstown Hospital in Sydney. She further trained internationally at The Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, Scotland and interstate at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane – both world-leading centres of excellence in Upper GI surgery. During this training, Dr Bouffler was accepted onto and completed the prestigious AANZGOSA post-fellowship training program. 

Dr Bouffler holds a public appointment at Nepean Hospital, and consults and operates both at Nepean Private Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital. She is passionate about the education of future surgeons and is actively involved teaching medical students, registrars and fellows and teaches with the Royal Australiasian College of Surgeons.