The Townsville Hospital

Location: 100 Angus Smith Drive, Townsville QLD

Fellow in General Surgery – the Townsville Hospital

The fellow position in General Surgery has a primary responsibility in co-ordinating and performing emergency surgery for acute admissions, with support from Staff Consultant Surgeons.  The position has a regular clinic and elective surgery lists for routine general surgery.  This role is responsible for coordinating the intern education sessions.  There is the opportunity to participate in subspecialty surgical cases with other consultants.

The Townsville Hospital is a 600 plus bed hospital. The General Surgery department is currently staffed by 5 Staff Consultants and 5 VMOs with 4 training positions in General Surgery.

There is a wide range of General Surgical procedures performed with Surgeons having subspecialty interests. Sub specialty referrals are received from other centres in North Queensland.

The hospital has an intensive care unit, radiology department with interventional capability and the full range of Surgical and Medical specialty groups.

No. of Fellow Positions


Unit Specialty

General Surgery

Position Funded



12 months

Position Currently Allocated


Position Next Available


Contact Person:

Dr Donald Cameron
T: 07 4433 1429