Introduction

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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.

 

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Introduction to RACS

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is accredited by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) and the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) to train surgeons and maintain surgical standards.

Australia

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) with formal postgraduate specialist qualifications in surgery who wish to work in Australia can apply to RACS for an assessment of their qualifications and experience.

The RACS IMG assessment process for specialist recognition and Fellowship of RACS evaluates the training, qualifications and experience of the IMG for comparability with an Australian or New Zealand trained surgeon.

New Zealand

IMGs with formal postgraduate specialist qualifications in surgery who wish to work in New Zealand apply directly to the MCNZ. 

The MCNZ assessment process for vocational registraton evaluates the comparability of an IMG's training, qualifications and experience to that of a New Zealand vocationally registered doctor in the same specialty who holds the MCNZ prescribed New Zealand / Australasian post graduate qualification (e.g. a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, FRACS).