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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

SAVE THE DATE
Palm Cove
18 - 20 August

Further information will be available in 2017.

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 (TBC) to be held at the RACS Queensland Office.
The selected 4 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.

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 (TBC) 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.


2017 Queensland Preparation for Practice

RACS, Brisbane
October (Date TBA)

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 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

ASSA Launch
by Bond University, Griffith University and University of Queensland
RACS Queensland State Office
Level 2, 59 Shafston Avenue, Kangaroo Point
Date TBA


2017 RACS Queensland Regional Committee 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 Executive Committee meetings

Wednesday 16 January - 6:30pm
Wednesday 1 March - 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


2016 Professional Development

10 - 12 March - Surgical Teachers Course, Gold Coast
29 April - 1 May - Younger Fellows Forum (YFF), Gold Coast Hinterland
12 April - Educator Studio Session, Brisbane
2 May - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Brisbane (ASC)
2 May - Supervisors and Trainers for SET, Brisbane (ASC)
2 May - Keeping Trainees on Track, Brisbane (ASC)
2 May - Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons, Brisbane (ASC)
1 June - Educator Studio Session, Brisbane
18 June - KTOT, Gold Coast
16 July - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educator Course, Gold Coast
19 August - AMA Impairment Guidelines 5th Edition: Dififcult Cases, Noosa
23 September - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Brisbane
4 November - Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators, Brisbane


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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

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 2015

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 6 58 0 35 11 3 55 14 182 26 21 229
GEN 18 551 19 286 141 27 444 135 1621 245 146 2012
NEU 8 76 0 46 16 6 65 20 237 22 21 280
ORT 24 417 5 270 107 21 295 123 1262 263 53 1578
OTO 10 145 2 86 47 8 111 40 449 90 25 564
PAE 3 36 0 14 6 3 22 9 93 18 21 132
PLA 4 118 2 68 39 10 134 47 422 62 22 506
URO 4 127 1 84 28 10 113 41 408 57 24 489
VAS 4 64 1 35 15 4 53 15 191 19 2 212
Total 81 1592 30 924 410 92 1292 444 4865 802 335 6002

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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