Surgeons recognised in 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list

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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.

 

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 medical societies

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 academic.

 

MEMBER (AM) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION

Professor Bruce Black AM FRACS (QLD)
For significant service to otolaryngology, and to medical education.

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 surgeon.

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 DIVISION

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