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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.


Meetings and events
Recognition Awards and Certificates
Position Papers
Victorian E-news Archive
Frequently asked questions

Meetings and Events

Victorian Annual Surgical Meeting

20-21 October 2017  | Novotel | Geelong

The Victorian Annual Surgeons Meeting (Vic ASM) is an opportunity for both accomplished and aspiring surgeons from across Victoria and across all specialties to gather for a scientific program.  The meeting is held in alternate years in the city and a regional centre of Victoria.  

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Abstract submissions are now open

Register here for the 59th Vic ASM 2017

Welcome Reception

Annually in March |   RACS | Hughes Room

The Victorian Regional Committee invites all Victorian Members to celebrate the successful appointment of new trainees, IMGs and recently admitted Younger fellows. This is an informal evening for the Victorian Surgical community to welcome and familiarise our newest members.

Welcome Reception Program (141kb)

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2017 Preparation for Practice

19-20 August 2017 | RACS | Hughes Room

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

View the preliminary program (PDF 141KB)

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2017 Medical Students' Surgical Workshops

21 May 2017 | 30 July 2017 | 10 September 2017

The VRC is delighted to announce that due to popular demand, three workshops will be held in 2017. 

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2017 Victorian Regional Committee meetings

(6pm; in the Hailes Room, unless specified)

6 March - Welcome reception
12 June
21 July - Strategic planning
14 August
16 October
11 December

2017 Victorian Regional Committee Executive meetings

(6pm; at the College, Hailes Room, unless specified)

6 March - Welcome reception
15 May
21 July - Strategic planning
11 September
13 November

Recognition of Outstanding Service to RACS

Mr Jason Chuen: Outstanding Service to RACS
Mr William Huffam: Certificate of Community Service
Mr Michael Falkenberg:  Certificate of Community Service
Mr Robert Stunden: Oustanding Service to RACS
Mr William Henry Huffam:  Certificate of Community Service
Mr David Birks: Certificate of Community Service
Mr Peter Burke: Certificate of Community Service
Mr George Owen: Certificate of Community Service
Mr Chris Haw: Certificate of Community Service
Mr John Crellin
Mr Michael Wilson
Mr Clem Smith
Mr Stephen Clifforth
Mr Hugh Weaver

Visit the Lectures and prizes - Victoria page for the archive of all other regional awards.


We would like to acknowledge and thank our sponsors for their ongoing support.  This partnership with the Victorian Regional Committee ensures the ongoing success of the Regional Events. 

Major Sponsor

MDA National Insurance

Major Supporter

Hewison Private Wealth

Industry Supporters

Australian Medical Billing Service
The Bongiorno Group
Claire Berry Consulting
Cook Medical
Genie Solutions
Halle Yilmaz
Hoxton MPM
Medic on Call
Medtronic - Covidien
Mi-tec Medical Publishing
Ramsay Health Care
Rooms with Style

Position Papers

The Regional Committee has been involved in the development of various position papers.  View position papers here.

Victorian e-News



Active Fellows by specialty and region, as at December 2016.

Victorian Workforce Data

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

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.
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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Where is the College Office?
View the location.

Where can I park at the College?
Refer to the College parking policy.

Where can I stay in Melbourne?
For accommodation bookings, access the travel management (members only; login required) section of this website. If you are a Trainee or Fellow of the College, you will be eligible for discounted pricing.


Victorian Regional Committee
Chair - Mr David Love FRACS

Victorian Regional Office
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1188