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Find a surgeon

The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.

 

On this page:

Meetings and Events
Scholarships
Sponsors
Queensland E-News
Workforce
Frequently asked questions
Queensland State Committee
Contact

 

Meetings and Events

Please see the College Calendar for current meeting dates.

 

2017 RACS Queensland Annual State Meeting

combined with the Surgical Directors Section Leadership Forum

SAVE THE DATE
Palm Cove
18 - 20 August

'Whither the 21st Century Surgeon? The Challenge of Adaptation to Change - Advancing Technologies, Clinical Governance and Leadership, Payment for Outcomes, Role Delegation'.

Further information will be available soon.

Research Papers Prize 2017

The Queensland RACS Papers Prize is open to all Queensland Medical Students and Interns to submit an abstract for presentation on a surgical topic.
Preliminary competition on Saturday 8 July to be held at the RACS Queensland Office.
The selected 3 finalists will present at the Queensland State Committee Annual Conference in Palm Cove on Saturday 19 August. The winner of the prize will receive a cheque for $1,000.

Abstract Instructions - Queensland RACS Papers Prize

The Neville Davis Prize is the premier research prize for all Trainees/PHOs in Queensland. In line with the prestige of the prize the winner will receive a cheque for $2,500.
Preliminary Competition on Saturday 8 July to be held at the RACS Queensland Office.
The finals for the competition will be held on Saturday 19 August at the Queensland State Committee's Annual State Meeting in Palm Cove.

Abstract Instructions - Neville Davis Prize


2017 RACS Queensland State Committee (QSC) meetings

Wednesday 1 February - 6pm
Wednesday 5 April - 6pm
Wednesday 7 June - 6pm
Wednesday 5 July - 5:30pm - Qld Cricketers' Club, East Brisbane
Thursday 17 August - 6pm - Qld Annual State Meeting, Palm Cove
Wednesday 4 October - 6pm
Wednesday 29 November - 6pm

2017 RACS Queensland State Executive Committee (QSEC) meetings

Monday 16 January - 6:30pm
Wednesday 3 May - 6:30pm
Wednesday 19 July - 6:30pm
Wednesday 30 August - 6:30pm
Wednesday 1 November - 6:30pm

2017 Trauma Committee meetings

Wednesday 8 February - 5:30pm
Wednesday 26 April - 5:30pm
Wednesday 14 June - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9 August - 5:30pm
Wednesday 11 October - 5:30pm
Wednesday 13 December - 5:30pm


2017 Queensland Preparation for Practice

RACS Queensland State Office
28 + 29 October

The two day workshop is aimed at Fellows, final year Trainees and Practice managers and will provide information on practical skills, tips and advice to setting up private practice.

Proudly sponsored by:

MDA National Walshs


2017 Professional Development

Workshops in Queensland

9 February - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Bundaberg
18 March - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Brisbane
24 April - Faculty Development, Brisbane, Brisbane
26 May - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Brisbane
27 May - Supervisors and Trainers for SET, Brisbane
27 June - Keeping Trainees on Track, Brisbane
31 May - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Brisbane
17 June - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Brisbane
21-23 July - Process Communication Model: Seminar 2, Brisbane
18 August - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Palm Cove (ASM)
2 September - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Rockhampton
12 September - Writing Medico Legal Reports, Brisbane
22 September - Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons, Brisbane
3 November - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Nambour
10 November - Train the Trainer, Brisbane
12 November - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Nambour
1 December - Clinical Decision Making, Brisbane
2 December - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators


2017 Queensland Surgical Skills Competition

RACS Surgical Skills Competition - Finals

RACS Queensland State Office
Level 2, 59 Shafston Avenue, Kangaroo Point
October (Date TBA)

Sponsored by:

MDA National Walshs J&J Medical


2017 Career/Medical Student Events

 
Australasian Students' Surgical Association (ASSA) Launch
RACS Queensland State Office
Level 2, 59 Shafston Avenue, Kangaroo Point
Date Saturday 18 March 2017

The ASSA is dedicated to representing the student surgical societies across Australia and New Zealand to unite and inspire the next generation of surgical leaders. The 2017 Launch and Leadersihp day will be hosted on Saturday 18 March, at the RACS Queensland office. This one-day event is packed with inspirational guest speakers and a 'RACS Surgical Specialties' panel. The afternoon includes various strategic planning and breakout sessions focusing on leadership skills and the development of resources for surgical societies to provide interested students with the essential surgical knowledge and skills.


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Scholarships

Paul Mackay Bolton Scholarship for Cancer Research - The scholarship is intended to support applicants who wish to take time away from clinical positions to undertake a full-time research project under the supervision of an experienced investigator in the prevention, causes, effects, treatment and/or care of cancer. Applicants must be currently working either in Queensland or Tasmania.


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Sponsors

The Queensland Regional Committee would like to acknowledge and thank our sponsors for their ongoing support.

MDA National    Walshs   


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Queensland E-News

2017 March
2016 December
2016 September
2016 June
2016 April
2016 March
2015 November
2015 August
2015 June
2015 March
2014 October


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Workforce

Active Fellows by specialty and region, as at December 2016

A Fellow is considered active if they are currently involved in any aspect of surgical activity that involves the use of surgical skills or knowledge gained through their surgical training. This extends to and is not exclusive of medico-legal work, research or supervision of Trainees and International Medical Graduates (IMGs). Further Annual and Interim Activities Reports are available on the workforce and activities reports page.

Queensland Workforce Data

Data ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA AUST NZ Overseas Total
CAR 5 57 0 38 11 3 60 15 189 29 22 240
GEN 23 575 18 303 140 28 459 138 1684 240 148 2072
NEU 8 78 0 47 17 6 66 20 242 22 26 290
ORT 24 427 4 287 116 21 306 128 1313 260 53 1626
OTO 8 150 2 89 46 9 115 41 460 90 24 574
PAE 3 38 0 14 7 3 22 8 95 16 21 132
PLA 4 128 2 67 41 10 142 46 440 62 23 525
URO 5 134 1 83 30 10 119 41 423 59 24 506
VAS 4 65 0 37 16 4 54 15 195 19 2 216
Total 84 1652 27 965 424 94 1343 452 5041 797 343 6181

CAR - Cardiothoracic Surgery
GEN - General Surgery
NEU - Neurosurgery
ORT - Orthopaedic Surgery
OTO - Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
PAE - Paediatric Surgery
PLA - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
URO - Urology
VAS - Vascular Surgery


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Frequently asked questions

What does the Queensland office offer Fellows?

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • the Queensland Audit of Surgical Mortality
  • negotiation with State Government, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and other agencies on professional matters affecting Fellows
  • communication of issues
  • meeting venue and support for activities
  • the Queensland Regional Branch Archive

What are your hours of opening? Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Who can I contact if the office is unattended? The after-hours telephone number is +61 7 3249 2900.

Where can I park at the state office? Parking is available at the front and underneath the building.  Please park in the designated "RACS" spaces.

Can I book the rooms to hold meetings? Yes, contact the RACS Qld Regional Office for bookings or enquiries. Room hire fees may apply.

Where can I stay in Queensland? For accommodation in Brisbane, contact the RACS Qld Regional Office. If you are a Fellow, Trainee, IMG of the College or travelling for a College event, you will be eligible for corporate rates.

What's on in Brisbane/the Gold Coast? Refer to the Visit Queensland or Tourism and Events Queensland website.


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Contact

Queensland State Committee
 
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
PO Box 7647, East Brisbane, QLD 4169
Level 2, 59-69 Shafston Ave Kangaroo Point QLD 4169 Australia
Telephone: +61 7 3249 2900
Email: college.qld@surgeons.org
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

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