Australian Board in General Surgery

The Australian Board in General Surgery (Board) is the overseer of the General Surgery SET Program in Australia, and reports directly to the RACS Board of Surgical Education and Training.

Click here for information regarding the Training Committee of the Board.

Below is a list of the current Board Members.

Mr Sayed Hassen, FRACS

Deputy Chair & IMG Representative
A/Prof Vijayaragavan Muralidharan, FRACS

Incoming Deputy Chair
Mr Robert Whitfield, FRACS

Training Chair, New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory
Dr Gabriella Vasica, FRACS

Training Chair, Queensland
Dr Priscilla Martin, FRACS

Training Chair, South Australia/Northern Territory
Mr Christopher Dobbins, FRACS

Training Chair, Victoria
Dr Satish Warrier, FRACS

Training Chair, Western Australia
Dr Mary Theophilus, FRACS

Chair, SEAM Working Party
Mr Sayed Hassen, FRACS

Rural Surgery Representative
Mr Brian Kirkby, FRACS

Australian Trainee Representative
Dr Andrew Zammit

Senior Examiner in General Surgery
Dr Gregory Keogh, FRACS

RACS Specialty Elected Councillor - General Surgery
Mr David Fletcher, FRACS

Co-opted, RACS Morbidity Audits Committee Representative
Dr Richard Bryant, FRACS

GSET Working Party Member
Prof Richard Turner, FRACS

GSET Working Party Member
A/Prof Vijayaragavan Muralidharan, FRACS

Co-opted Chair, New Zealand Board in General Surgery
Mr Simon Bann, FRACS

GSA Representative
Mr Trevor Collinson, FRACS

Community Representative

2021 Board Meeting Dates

  • Saturday 13 March
  • Saturday 15 May
  • Monday 19 July
  • Saturday 18 September
  • Friday 19 November