Training Opportunities

Training in Endocrine Surgery in Australia may be experienced with one of two main pathways.

The first is during Advanced Surgical Training leading to the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in the specialty of General Surgery. This is a 4 year programme and trainees may undertake a 6 month rotation either in endocrine surgery, breast and endocrine surgery, or oncology and endocrine surgery. Details are available at RACS.

The second pathway is post fellowship training i.e. after completion of the FRACS in General Surgery. There are a number of funded Fellowships available in Australia.

  1. RBWH and St Andrews Breast Endocrine Fellowship
    Contact Prof Owen Ung
  2. T.S.Reeve International Clinical Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery, Sydney
    Contact Dr Mark Sywak
  3. ANZES Endocrine Surgery Fellowship: Hornsby Hospital, Sydney
    Contact Professor Stan Sidhu
  4. Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia
    Contact Mr Peter Malycha
  5. Queen Elizabeth Hospital, South Australia
    Contact Mr Robert Parkyn
  6. Westmead Hospital, New South Wales
    Contact Dr James French
  7. Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales
    Contact Dr Peter Campbell
  8. St George Hospital, New South Wales
    Contact Dr Peter Campbell
  9. Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland
    Contact Dr Neil Wetzig
  10. Fellowship, Austin Hospital, Victoria
    Contact: Dr Stephen Farrell
  11. Alfred Hospital, Victoria
    Contact Professor Jonathan Serpell

  12. St Vincent’s Hospital, Victoria
    Contact Mr Stephen Farrell
  13. Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria
    Contact Professor Michael Henderson
  14. Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital, Western Australia
    Contact Dr Dean Lisewski
  15. Fremantle Hospital, Western Australia
    Contact Dr Dean Lisewski
  16. Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Contact Dr Win Meyer-Rochow
  17. AES Travelling Fellowship - Details
    Contact Dr Peter Stanton
  18. Australia and New Zealand Scholarship and Grant Committee - Travel and Research Scholarship Opportunities 2018


Training may also be done overseas and details of international opportunities are available on the IAES website under the Fellowships Directory. There is a link via our home page tool bar or at

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