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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.

 

Public overview

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons provides training and then accreditation to doctors who become surgeons. RACS also publishes guidelines and conducts research. For those facing surgery there can be many questions. How do I find a surgeon? Is my surgeon fully qualified and up-to-date with the latest research? What does FRACS mean? This area of the website enables you to find out more about the College, and what it means for you.

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.

Policies & Publications

Policies of the College are written and published to enable transparency in how the College operates. Position Papers represent the recommendations of the College and its preferred position on surgical issues. The College also publishes a number of publications including Surgical News and the ANZ Journal of Surgery.

About RACS Surgeons

RACS Surgeons use the suffix FRACS after their name, but what does this actually mean?

College Positions Vacant

Positions available at the College are advertised here.

Patient Information and Resources

Information and resources for patients including informed consent, informed financial consent, fees for surgery and knowing your rights.

Global Health Scholarships

The Global Health Scholarships Program provides awards, fellowships, grants and scholarships to surgeons to fund training opportunities and facilitate professional contact with medical personnel. The recipients are from Asia and the Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

RACS Global Health

This section of the site provides information about how the College delivers health services and develops surgical capacity in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the Pacific.

National Breast Cancer Audit

The National Breast Cancer Audit (NBCA) is a clinical audit developed with the aim of improving quality of care by surgeons for patients with early breast cancer in Australia and New Zealand.