Professional Qualifications

Postgraduate qualifications

2021 – 21 Post Fellowship Education and Training, Spinal Surgery, Combined neurosurgery (NSA) and orthopaedics (AOA) accredited fellowship, Austin Hospital, Vic

2020 – PhD Candidate, “Targeted regenerative therapies and clinical studies aimed at improving outcomes in microdiscectomy”, Monash University, Vic

2020 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Neurosurgery

2019 FRACS NSA Neurosurgery Fellowship Examinations

2016 – 18 Master of Surgery (Research), Monash University, Vic (upgraded to PhD for 2020)

2014 RACS NSA Neurosurgery Specific Surgical Sciences Examination RACS Generic Surgical Sciences Examination

2013 RACS clinical examination

2011 – 12 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons courses completed

ASSET – Australian and New Zealand Surgical Skills Education and Training, RACS, Vic

EMST – Emergency Management of Severe Trauma, Calvary Hospital, Tas

CCrISP – Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient, CTEC, WA

CLEAR – Critical Literature Evaluation and Research, RACS, Vic

2004 PACS administration Course, AGFA

Tertiary Education

2009 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours), University of Tasmania
2008 Bachelor of Medical Science, University of Tasmania
2002 Bachelor of Applied Science, MRS, Diagnostic Radiography, University of Sydney

Secondary Education

1999 Higher School Certificate, Tempe High Languages School, ‘A’ level student


  • 2018 Best Neuroanatomical Microdissection Award, AESCULAP Macquarie University neuroanatomy dissection course.
  • 2017 Best Basic Science Paper Award, North American Spine Society ASM, USA
  • 2009 Honours for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Tasmania
  • 2008 Dean’s Roll of Excellence Award for Bachelor of Medical Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania