Medical Advisory Board

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In the major countries where Best Doctors operates, we establish an independent Medical Advisory Board made up of highly respected local doctors. The Board has an advocacy role, helping to promote better understanding of Best Doctors activities. The founding members of the Best Doctors Australasian Medical Advisory Board are listed below. Planned succession for two members will occur during 2014 at which point this page will be updated with new details.

Dr. John Aloizos, AM, MBBS, FRACGP, FAICD

  • General Practitioner, Brisbane (January 1977 – present)
  • Chair, Inala Primary Care Ltd (June 2007 – present)
  • Non-Executive Director Attune Hearing Pty Ltd (July 2008 – present)
  • Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Health Advisory Committee (July 2003 – present)
  • Australian General Practice Accreditation Ltd (Chair 1998 – 2003, Director 2007 – 2010)
  • Quality in Practice Pty Ltd (Chair 2003 – 2009), Director 2009 – 2010)
  • RACGP National Expert Committee on Standards for General Practices (2003 – 2006)
  • Immediate Past Chair, Australian Pharmaceutical Advisory Council (2001 – 2008)
  • National Diabetes Strategy Group (2001 – 2006)
  • National Asthma Reference Group (2001 – 2005)
  • Chair, Australian General Practice Network Ltd (1998 – 2000)
  • Australian Health Information Council (2003 – 2006)

 

Prof. Martin Tattersall, AO, MA, MD, MSc, FRCP, FRACP

  • Professor of Cancer Medicine, University of Sydney
  • Clinical Academic, Department of Medical Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
  • Honorary Consultant Physician, Westmead Hospital
  • Sydney Honorary Medical Oncologist, St. Luke’s Hospital, Darlinghurst
  • Director, Cure Cancer Australia (1998 – 2010)
  • Chairman, Medical Grants Advisory, Committee, Cure Cancer Australia (1988 – 2010)
  • NSW Committee, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (1990 – present)
  • Undergraduate Cancer Education Program, Union Internationale Centre le Cancer (UICC) (1995 – 2003)
  • Chairman, Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (1997 – 2007)
  • Member Council International Gynaecologic Cancer Society (1997 – 2002)
  • World Health Organisation Cancer Committee (WHO) (1981 – 2003)

 

Prof. Stephen Arthur Deane, MBBS, FRACS, FRCS(C), FACS

  • Professor of Surgery, University of Newcastle, NSW (Feb 2005 – present)
  • Clinical Chair, Division of Surgery, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle (Feb 2005 – present)
  • Area Programme Director in Surgery HNE Health Service (July 2005 – present)
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW (1992)
  • Foundation Professor of Surgery, South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales (1992 – 2004)
  • Medical Director, Division of Surgery, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW (1992 – 2004)
  • Member, Board of Governors, American College of Surgeons (1999 – 2004)
  • President, International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC; 2001 – 2003)
  • Vice President, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2005 – 2007); RACS Councillor (1998 – 2007)
  • Member, Surgical Services Taskforce, NSW Health (2005 – present)
  • Vice Chair, International Relations Committee, American College of Surgeons (2010 – 2011); member (2004 – 2011)

Dr. John Mayhew, BSc, MBChB, DipObst, DipSpMed(Hon), DOccMed, FRNZCGP

  • Consultant in Sports Medicine, Auckland
  • Clinical Director, Sovereign Insurance
  • Team Doctor, NZ Warriors NRL (2005- present)
  • Chairman, Australia and New Zealand Insurance Medical Association (2009 – 2011)
  • Member, NZ Rugby League Medical Advisory Board (2005 – present)
  • NZ Representative, Medical Committee of I.R.B. (1996 – present)
  • Team Doctor, Chief Medical Advisor, All Blacks NZRFU (1988 – 2004)
  • Oceania Representative, FIFA (1999 – 2002)
  • Medical Officer, 1990 NZ Commonwealth Games Team
  • Medical Advisor, NZ Squash Team (1988 – 1992)