A number of RACS surgeons have been recognised for their
services to medicine and the community in this year's Queen's
Birthday honours. Australian and New Zealand honours are unique in
that they were designed for the community to make nominations.
Congratulations to all!
RACS Fellows who received honours this year* include:
Australian Queen's Birthday honours
OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION
Professor Andrew Victor Biankin AO FRACS (United Kingdom)
For distinguished service to medical research, and to the
treatment of pancreatic cancer, as a clinician-scientist
Mr Robert Ian Larbalestier AO FRACS (WA)
For distinguished service to medicine, particularly to
cardiothoracic surgery and transplantation, and to professional
Mr David Anthony Mackey AO FRACS (WA)
For distinguished service to medicine, and to medical education,
in the field of ophthalmology, as a clinician-scientist and
MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION
Professor Bruce Black AM FRACS (QLD)
For significant service to otolaryngology, and to medical
Associate Professor Anthony John Buzzard AM FRACS (VIC)
For significant service to the international education sector, and
to medical science.
Professor Jonathan Robert Clark AM FRACS (NSW)
For significant service to medicine as a head and neck
Professor Michael John Grigg AM FRACS (VIC)
For significant service to medicine as a vascular surgeon.
Associate Professor Michael John Hollands FRACS (NSW)
For significant service to medical education and professional
standards, and as a surgeon.
Associate Professor Leo Arieh Pinczewski AM FRACS (NSW)
For significant service to medicine, particularly to the
advancement of knee surgery.
Mr Joseph Abraham Reich AM FRACS (VIC)
For significant service to ophthalmology.
ORDER OF AUSTRALIA MEDAL (OAM) IN THE GENERAL
Associate Professor Michael Joseph Denton OAM FRACS (VIC)
For service to medicine as a vascular surgeon.
Mr David Keith Martin OAM FRACS (SA)
For service to medicine in the field of orthopaedics.
Mr Robert John Stunden OAM FRACS (VIC)
For service to medicine in the field of paediatric surgery
*Please note that this list is not exhaustive and will continue
to be updated