Award Recipients Queensland


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.


Court and Lilley Scholarship

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David Theile Lecture

2016 - Prof Michael A. Schuetz - The Complexity of Trauma Management
2014 - Prof Mark Smithers AM - Surgery - Beyond the Ivory Tower
2013 - Prof Ian H. Frazer AC - Cancer Control Using the Immune System
2011 - The Hon Geoffrey Davies AO - The Future of Your Profession: A Personal Reflection
2009 - Prof Ian R. Gough AM - Rock Art
2007 - Prof William B. Coman AM - Surgical Collaboration
2005 - Prof Russell W. Stitz AM - Technique in the Age of Technology
2003 - Prof Russell Strong LMG AC - Success - Is It a Journey or a Destination?
2001 - Prof Murray F. Brennan - Surgeons as the Leaders in the Multidisciplinary Cancer Team
1999 - Dr David E. Theile AO - One President's View of College History

Neville Davis Prize

2017 Dr Sarah Louise Emmett - "Sexual Behaviours of Patients with Human Papillomavirus Positive Head and Neck Cancer" 
2016 - Dr Shinichiro Sakata - "Measurement Bias of Polyp Size at Colonoscopy"
2015 - Dr Peter Yuide - "Increased CFTR mRNA Expression associated with Improved Prognosis in Colorectal Cancer"
2014 - Dr Peter Blair Gifford - "The Tibiofibular Line; An Anatomical feature to Diagnose Syndesmosis Malposition"
2013 - Dr Ali Kalhor - "Innovative Treatment With Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibitor to Prevent Osteonecrosis of a Rat Model of Osteonecrosis"
2012 - Dr Bhavik Manubhai Patel - "Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Beta-Lactam Antibiotics in Burns Patients - A One Year Prospective Study"
2011 - Dr Benjamin Paul Lancashire - "Are Patient Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Fundoplication Compromised When Performed by Surgical Trainees Versus Consultant Surgeons?"
2010 - Dr Michael Wagels - "Neovascularisation in Muscle Flaps: Implications for the Reconstruction of Lower Limb Trauma"
2009 - Dr Ian Vella - "A Novel Wnt Pathway Associated Transcription Factor Associated With Metastatic Prostate Cancer"
2008 - Dr Stuart John Collins - "Evaluation of a 3 Dimensional Visualisation System for Laparoscopic Surgery"
2007 - Dr Rumal WaruniJayalath - "The Measurement and Clinical Determinants of Infra- Renal Abdominal Aortic Calcification"
2006 - Dr Anthony Samuel Dowthwaite - "Accuracy of Real-time Telemedicine for Paediatric ENT Pre-admission Screening"
2005 - Dr Sharmila Balanathan - "G3BP2 As a Tumour associated Antigen in Breast Cancer"
2004 - Dr Teong Lip Chuah - "Gene Therapy for Gliomas using Antitense ATM CDNA Lentivirus"
2003 - Dr Wendy Wei-Yee Wong - "Whether Antispasmodics reduce the discomfort of Rigid Sigmoidoscopy- a Prospective, Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial of 100 Patients"
2002 - Dr Troy Richard John Gianduzzo - "Prostatic and Peripheral Blood Selenium Levels after Oral Supplementation"
2001 - Dr Jamie Michael Reynolds - "The Effects of Gonadotropin Inhibition on Human Non-Seminomatous Testicular Tumours"
2000 - Dr Scott Thomas McClintock - "The Assessment of the Inter-Observer Agreement in the Gleason Grading of Prostate Cancer from Needle Biospy Specimens"
1999 - Dr Gregory James Malone - "CD44 Expression in Renal Cell Carcinoma is Upregulated by Tumour-Host Interactions"
1998 - Dr Peter William Swindle - "Distinction between Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia using Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy"
1997 - Dr Glen Allan Wood - "Bowel Motility Following Enterocystoplasty"
1996 - Dr Anthony Michael Watt - "The Examination of the Potential of the Corpus Cavernosum as a means of Intravenous Access in the Emergency Setting"
1995 - Dr David Norman Colledge - "Computer-based Surgical Audit Programs: A Review of Three Current Options"
1994 - Dr Maureen Ann Theresa Hollyoak - "Beneficial Wound Healing and Metabolic Effects of Clenbuterol in Burned and Non-Burned Rats"
1993 - Dr Anthony John Grabs - "The Influence of Hyperthermia on Multiple Melanoma Cell Lines Treated with Melphalan"
1992 - Dr Richard James William Theile - "Diagnosis of Abdominal Sepsis in i.c.u. Patients
1991 - Dr Russell John Price - "Electronic Restoration of the Blink"
1990 - Dr Andrew Norman Whittle - "Athroscopy in Traumatic Haemarthrosis of the Knee"
1989 - Dr Gregory Bruce Nolan - "The Reliability of Computerised Tomography in Diagnosis of Blunt Abdominal Trauma"
1988 - Dr Peter Chi Kam Chan - "Microvascular Invasion as a Prognostic Determinant in Human Primary Breast Carcinoma"
1987 - Dr Kevin Joseph Feely - "Voice Rehabilitation after Laryngectory"
1986 - Dr David John Schache - "Femoral Arterial False Aneurysms"
1985 - Dr Neil Robert Wetzig - "Operative Conservation of the Ruptured Spleen"
1984 - Dr Jeremy Bartlett - "A Review of Routine Operative Cholangiography"
1983 - Dr David Allan Frederick Morgan - "An Experimental Study of Latrogenically Induced Operating Theatre Burns"

Queensland RACS Papers Prize

2017 Mr Evan Oliver Matthews - "Athero-occlusive Disease is Associated with Reduced Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth" 
2016 - Dr Natasha van Zyl - "Activation of the Protein C Pathway and Endothelial Glycocalyx Shedding is associated with Coagulopathy in an Ovine Model of Truma and Haemorrhage"
2015 - Dr Dylan Reed Morris - "Development and Assessment of an Angiographic Scoring System for Peripheral Artery Disease"
2014 - Mr Jonathan Quinn - "Comparrison of CT versus X-Ray KUB for follow up of Renal and Ureteric Calculi"
2013 - Mr Oliver Cronin - "The Association of Visceral Adiposity with Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease"

Queensland RACS Surgical Skills Competition

Best Overall Achievement

2016 - Erick Chan - Griffith University
2015 - Rachel Colbran - University of Queensland
2014 - Angus Crombie - University of Queensland
2013 - Justin Kelly - Griffith University

Best University Team Score

2016 - Griffith University
2015 - Griffith University
2014 - University of Queensland
2013 - University of Queensland