Miss Kate Cross

Consultant Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeon


Miss Kate Cross is a Consultant Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeon who works in the Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery department. Her areas of expertise include laparoscopic hernia repair and orchidopexy.


  • Laparoscopic hernia repair 
  • Orchidopexy
  • Appendicectomy
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastrostomy
  • Cholecystectomy and splenectomy 
  • Other advanced procedures in children from birth and from less than 2kg
  • Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic surgery including hernias 
  • Neonatal surgery dealing with congenital and acquired conditions including the use of minimally invasive techniques
  • Oncology surgery


  • Bachelor of Medicine (with Honours) from the University of Newcastle in NWS, Australia
  • FRACS Paed Surg


  • Fellow of the Australasian College of Surgeons in Paediatric Surgery 
  • Member of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
  • Member of the Australasian Association of Paediatric Surgeons
  • Clinical research in neonatal and paediatric surgery and oncology.

News & Publications

Ng, J., Loukogeorgakis, S.P., Pierro, A., Kiely, E. M., De Coppi, P., Cross, K., Curry, J., 2014. Comparison of minimally invoasive and open gastric transposition in children. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 24(10) pp. 742-9.

Arnaud, A.P., Rex, D., Elliott, M. J., Curry, J., Kiely, E., Pierro, A., Cross, K., De Coppi, P., 2014. Early experience of thoracoscopic aortopexy for severe tracheomalacia in infants after esophageal atresia and trachea-esophageal fistula repair. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 24(7) pp. 508-512.

Pachl, M.J., Rex, D., Decoppi, P., Cross, K., Kiely, E.M., Drake, D., Pierro, A., Curry, J. I., 2014. Paediatric Iaparoscopic Heller’s cardiomyotomy: a single centre series. J Pediatr Surg. 49(2) pp. 289-92.

Wright, N.J., Thyoka, M., Kiely, E.M., Pierro, A., De Coppi, P., Cross, K.M., Drake, D.D., Peters, M.J., Curry, J.I., 2014. The outcome of critically ill neonates undergoing laparotomy for necrotising entercolitis in the neonatal intensive care unit: a 10-year review. J Pediatr Surg. 49(8) pp. 1210-4.

Thyoka, M., Barnacle, A., Chippington, S., Eaton, S., Drake, D.P., Cross, K.M., De Coppi, P., Kiely, E.M., Pierro, A., Curry, J.I., Roebuck, D.J., 2014. Fluoroscopic balloon dilation of esophageal atresia anastomotic strictures in children and young adults: single-center study of 103 consecutive patients from 1999 to 2011. Radiology. 271(2) pp. 596-601.

Garriboli, M., Bishay, M., Kiely, E.M., Drake, D.P., Curry, J.I., Cross, K.M., Eaton, S., De Coppi, P., Pierro, A. 2013. Recurrence rate of Morgagni diaphragmatic hernia following laparoscopic repair. Pediatr Surg Int. 29(2) pp. 185-9.

Singh, R.R., Eaton, S., Cross, K.M., Curry, J.I., De Coppi, P., Kiely, E.M., Roebuck, D.J., Pierro, A., 2013. Management of a complication of percutaneous gastrostomy in children. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 23(1) pp. 76-9.

Nah, S.A., de Coppi, P., Kiely, E. M., Curry, J. I., Drake D. P., Cross, K., Spitz, L., Eaton, S,. Pierro, A., 2012. Duhamel pull-through for Hirschsprung disease: a comparison of open and laparoscopic techniques. J Pediatr Surg. 47(2) pp. 308-12.

Kiely, E.M., Pierro, A., Pierce, C., Cross, K., De Coppi, P., 2012. Clot dissolution: a novel treatment of midgut volvulus. Pediatrics. 129(6) pp. 1601-4.

Thyoka, M., de Coppi, P., Eaton, S., Khoo, K., Hall, N.H., Curry, J., Kiely, E., Drake, D., Cross, K., Pierro, A., 2012. Advanced necrotizing enterocolitis part 1: mortality. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 22(1) pp. 8-21. 

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