HONOURS AND INVITATIONS
1979: John S. Slchesinger Surgery Prize.
1991: Invited Speaker, The 8th British Academic Conference on Otolaryngology, Dublin, Ireland.
1993: Invited Speaker, Department of ORL, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
1993: Invited Speaker, The Department of ORL, University of Memphis, Memphis, USA.
1994: Member of Faculty, The Second World Congress on Laryngeal Cancer, Sydney, Australia.
1994: Visiting Lecturer, The Department of ORL, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
1994: Member of Faculty, Combined meeting of the SHNS and EORTC, Paris, France.
1994: Visiting Professor, Dept. Otolaryngology, University of Mainz, Germany.
1995: Member of Faculty, The Sisson International Head and Neck Workshop. (Also 1996, 1998)
1997: Member of Faculty, IFOS World Congress on Otorhinolaryngology, Sydney, Australia.
1997: Dec. Member of Faculty. The First meeting of International Federation of Head and Neck Oncological Societies, The Asia Pacific Congress, Mumbai, India.
1998: 7-13 June. Member of Faculty. ‘98 International and 5th National Head and Neck Cancer Congress, Hong Kong and Beijing.
1998: June, Visiting Professor, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Otolaryngology.
1998: August, William Rudder Fellow; The Queensland Cancer Fund, Queensland, Australia.
1998: November 1-5, Member of Faculty, The second International Symposium in Israel on Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology.
1999: October 10-15, Visiting Professor, The Department of Otolaryngology, University of Toronto. 15-17: Alumnus Guest, the Toronto ORL Alumni Meeting, Muskoka Sands.
2003: October 23-25, Invited Guest, 3rd practical Otology/Neurotology Update. University of Toronto, Toronto, and Niagara, Ontario, Canada.
2005: 10th-11th June, Member of Faculty, Laser Surgery for Head and Neck Tumours – Reflections from 5 Continents. Department of ORL, University of Göttingen, Germany.
2006: 22nd-23rd July, Invited Guest, Cadaver Dissection Course in Head and Neck Surgery. University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.
2006: Invited Key Note Speaker: Australian and New Zealand Head & Neck Society, 8th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sept 28-October 1, 2006, Wellington, NZ.
2007: Invited Speaker: May 9 & 10 2007: RACS Scientific meeting, Christchurch, New Zealand
2008: Invited Speaker: May 13 – 15, 2008: RACS Scientific Meeting, Hong Kong
2011: Visiting Professor, September 8-15. University of Toronto; department of ORL. “Wilderness Professor” oration during wilderness experience with fellows etc… “Memorable Men I have met in Medicine” and Visiting Professor, Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, Division of Head and Neck Surgery. NY, NY. “SCC metastasis to the Parotid – The Australasian Disease.
2013 - 2015: President of The New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery (NZSOHNS)
TRAINING & EDUCATION
Matriculated 1964, St. Stithians College, Randburg, Transvaal, South Africa.
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1966‑1971; the Degree of M.B.,B.Ch.
Elective period, St. George’s Hospital, London (internal medicine). Internship; General Surgery, Johannesburg Hospital, Internal medicine, J.G. Strijdom Hospital (1972).
1. 1973: Senior House Officer, Orthopaedic Surgery, Johannesburg Hospital, 6 months.
Medical Officer, Accident Service, Johannesburg Hospital, 3 months.
2. 1974: Basic Sciences Student, Post Graduate Board of Medicine, Edinburgh. General Practice (Locum tenens) Ayrshire, Scotland, 3 months. General Practice, London, 3 months.
3. 1975: Surgical Registrar, Johannesburg Hospital.
4. 1976: Senior Medical Officer, Natalspruit Hospital, General Surgery.
5. 1977: Senior Medical Officer, JG Strijdom Hospital Casualty, 6 months. Johannesburg Hospital, Registrar in Otolaryngology, 6months.
6. 1978: Registrar in Otolaryngology, Johannesburg Hospital.
7. 1979: January‑June, Johannesburg Hospital, Registrar in Otolaryngology.
July‑December, Lecturer in Otolaryngology, The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London, and the Institute of Laryngology and Otology, The University of London.
8. 1980: January‑June, as above.
July 1980‑June, 1981: Chief resident and Head and Neck Surgery Fellow, The Toronto General Hospital, College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Clinical Director, Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, NZ.
Associate Professor, Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland.
Otolaryngologist in Private Practice, Southern Cross Hospital, Hamilton
MB, BCh (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1972)
FRCS (Edinburgh, 1976)
FACS (American College of Surgeons, 1986)
PhD (Med) (University of the Witwatersrand, 1987)
FRACS (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2013)
Membership of Professional Bodies:
American Head & Neck Society
New Zealand Society of ORL/Head & Neck Surgery, President
Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Society Inc.
Netherlands ORL Society (Nederlandse KNO Vereniging)
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
South African College of Surgeons
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Special Clinical Interest(s):
My main interest in clinical practice and research has been and remains head and neck oncology, specialising in laryngology, laser surgery and endoscopy. Head and neck cancer surgery includes paranasal sinus surgery, skull-base surgery and all neck surgery including thyroidectomy. I also practice nasal reconstructive surgery and septorhinoplasty.
MEDICAL COUNCIL NZ
Tangmere Clinic, 8 Mill Lane,
Phone: 07 8395562
Fax: 07 8395568
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