Additional training

Additional Neurosurgery training


Visiting Fellowships/ Observership


2021 Minimally invasive neurosurgery (cerebrovascular and neuro-oncology), Mr Andrew
Hunn, Neurosurgery Tasmania, Calvary Hospital , Hobart, Tas (2 wks, Jan, 2021)
2009 Paediatric neurosurgery, A/ Prof Seow Wan Tew, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital,
Singapore (4 wks, Jan 2009)

Courses

2018 Aesculap White matter Microdissection Course, Macquarie University, Syd
Comprehensive Clinical Neurosurgery Review, Krakow, Poland
2015 Aesculap Microvascular Anastomosis Workshop, Macquarie University, Syd
2014 ARGO Cranial, Stryker Cadaver course, Sydney Hospital, NSW
2013 Midex Rex Drill Course, Medtronic, Medtronic Labs, NSW

Additional Spinal Surgery training

Visiting Fellowships/ Observership

2021 Motion preservation and complex spinal surgery, Mr Andrew Hunn and Mr Nova Thani,
Tas Spine, Calvary Hospital , Hobart, Tas (January / March)
2018 Deformity correction and complex spinal surgery, Mr Robert Lee, Stanmore Hospital, United
Kingdom

Courses

2020 Endoscopic discectomy training and accreditation program, Joimax + LHC, Mel
Robotics accreditation program, Mezzor + LHC, Mel (using Mezzor robot since 2016)
Nuvasive XLIF Lab, Queensland University, Bris
2019 LHC Bespoke Complex Spine and deformity techniques specimen course with Mr Chester
Sutterlin – C0 to sacrum, Macquarie University, Syd
AO Spine Advanced Level Specimen Course – MISS (ALIF/ XLIF/ TLIF), Syd
St Vincent’s Complex Lumbar techniques workshop – MISS (ALIF/ XLIF), Mel
2016 Orthotech ALIF/TDR Discussion Meeting, Mel
Stryker ALIF Academy, Module II – Live Animal Vascular Lab, Kolling Institute, Syd
2015 Zimmer Advanced Techniques in Cervicothoracic Spine Surgery, Syd
Stryker ALIF Surgical Skills Course, Syd
2014 Spine Fundamentals Course, Elevating Best Practice in Registrar Training, DePuy Synthes
Johnson & Johnson, Mel
ARGO Spine, Stryker Cadaver course, Macquarie University Hospital, NSW
1st Australian Registrar’s Programme in Spine Surgery, Module 1: Basic Concepts of Spine
Surgery, Medtronic, University of Technology, NSW
2013 ARGO Spine, Stryker Cadaver course, Macquarie University Hospital, NSW
2012 Zimmer MIS Spine Master Class, Sydney, NSW

Other training

Courses


• RACS rogenSi Polishing Presentation Skills, Adelaide Convention Centre, SA
• Basic Life Support Course, yearly, Royal Hobart Hospital, Tas
• Anaesthetics and Resuscitation Workshop, University of Tasmania, Tas
• Trauma and Rescue Course, University of Tasmania, Tas
• Introduction to Analysis workshop, Australasian Cochrane Centre, Tas
• Developing a protocol for Systemic Review workshop, Australasian Cochrane Centre, Tas
• Child Protection Workshop, South West Sydney Area Health Service, NSW
• Advanced Resuscitation Course, St John Ambulance, ADF, RAAMC, NSW
• Senior First Aid, St. John Ambulance, ADF, RAAMC, NSW