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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.

 

Meetings and events
Recognition Awards and Certificates
Newsletters
Sponsors
Position Papers
Workforce
Frequently asked questions
Contact


Meetings and Events

2018 Victorian Annual Surgical Meeting

20-21 October 2018  | Melbourne | 

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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View the 2017 Program (PDF 354KB)

Registrations open early in 2018

Abstract submissions are now closed


2018 Preparation for Practice

22-23 September 2018 | RACS | Hughes Room

This 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.

View the 2017 program (PDF 141KB)      Print a 2017 flyer (PDF 149KB)             

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Registration open early 2018.


2018 JDocs - Developing a Surgical Career

3 February 2018 | 30 June 2018 | 6 October 2018

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons has developed the JDocs Framework and supporting educational and assessment resources to guide junior doctors interested in a career in surgery. 

This workshop will provide further information about JDocs, the pre-requisites for application to the Surgical Education Program and insight into the Training Program from a Trainee perspective. 

View the 2018 Preliminary Program (PDF 1,202KB)         Print a 2018 flyer (PDF 705KB)

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Register now


2018 Medical Students' Surgical Workshops

27 May 2018 | 26 August 2018 | 30 September 2018

The VRC is delighted to announce that due to popular demand, three workshops will be held in 2018. 

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2018 Victorian Regional Committee meetings

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

5    February

9    April

4    June

20  July - Strategic Planning

13  August

15  October

3    December


2018 Victorian Regional Committee Executive meetings

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

5    March

14  May

2    July

20  July - Strategic Planning

10  September

12  November


Newsletters

2017

April

June

July - Upcoming events

August

October 

November -  Upcoming events

December

2018

February


Recognition of Outstanding Service to RACS

2017                              Awarded

Mr John Clifford               Certificate of Community Service

Mr Andrew Beischer        Certificate of Community Service

Find the full list of Service awards from 2013 onwards   here

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


Sponsors

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

Hewison Private Wealth

Industry Supporters

Avant Halle Yilmaz MLCOA TressCox Lawyers
The Bongiorno Group     Hoxton MPM  Promedical VConsult
Cook Medical                                 Medfin Finance                    Ramsay HealthCare          Zaparas Lawyers            
Genie Solutions MIGA Rooms With Style

Position Papers

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


Workforce

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

Victorian Workforce Data

Data ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA AUST NZ Overseas Total
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.


Contact

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
E: college.vic@surgeons.org