Professor Stephen Tobin


Certified in Colorectal Surgery; introduced several advanced procedures in this field to Ballarat region; BreastScreen-accredited surgeon and member BreastSurgANZ. During VMO appointment at Ballarat Health Services 1992-2012 was Supervisor of Surgical Training for nine years and Surgical TopicLead for Deakin  University; developed curriculum for medical students. Left Central Highlands Surgeons in June 2018: the practice continues with three other general surgeons.

Dean of Education @RACS August 2012 to November 2018. 

Appointed to Western Sydney University School of Medicine as Associate Dean, Professor of Clinical Education March 2019. Resigned for new role November 2023.

Commenced as CEO and Dean at New Medical Education P/L January 2024. The raison d'etre of this company is to establish a new private medical school for Australia.

No longer practising clinically - Hamilton QLD is head office of NewMed.

General Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Colorectal
Professional Associations
  • Became Dean of Education at RACS in 2012, and resigned late 2018.
  • This was a significant part-time role involving surgical education programs as well as professional development for surgical educators
  • Chaired Surgical Teachers Course including revision 2010-2012
  • Faculty for Surgical Teachers Course
  • Member then Fellow Colorectal Surgical Society of ANZ
  • Associate Professor
  • University of NotreDame School of Medicine Sydney
  • Associate Professor
  • Deakin University Geelong
  • Associate Professor
  • University of Melbourne Medical School
Professional Qualifications
  • Fellowship RCS England
  • Fellowship Irish College
  • Colorectal Society
  • University of Melbourne
  • Fellowship RCS Edinburgh
  • Faculty of Surgical Trainers
  • Fellowship ANZAHPE
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE371 Macarthur Ave , HAMILTON, QLD, 4007, AustraliaF: +61 3 53312979E: [email protected]
607 Mair StreetCentral Highlands Surgeons, Ballarat, VIC, 3350, AustraliaP: 0353328100F: **This is previous practice address**E: [email protected]W: