Department of Health Review of the Specialist Training Program


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.


9 June 2015

RACS trains in nine surgical specialties (of which eight have posts funded by STP). As an individual trainee progresses through training they are exposed to the full breadth of practice in the specialty. Effectively RACS trains "generalists" in their specialty. Individual posts may have a sub-specialty focus which when combined with other posts produce a generalist surgeon.

Generalist training in surgery is best achieved over the life of the training program, and STP funded posts are an integral part of that.