Blog

over 3 years ago
Interview with Trauma Surgeon, Professor Vijay Sharma

Our very own Surgia President sits down with Professor Vijay Sharma, a trauma surgeon from the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, New Dheli (listen to the interview here). Together, they di...

almost 4 years ago
Anaemic osteoporosis and what the future holds

Imagine: You are in a large trauma orthopaedic department when a 26yo female presents with a comminuted, complex acetabula fracture. While plating the ileum to reduce the various fractures you not...

about 4 years ago
3D printing in medicine

In this issue, we discuss the  recent article published in the MJA entitled, "Three-dimensional printing in medicine". We at Surgia are excited by the various technological advancements and evolut...

about 4 years ago
Dr Chris Schwindack Neurosurgeon interview

With great anticipation we have our esteemed mentor and Surgia affiliate Dr Chris Schwindack in the hot seat this week.  What an exciting journey he has taken from his beginning in Africa to the h...

about 4 years ago
Paediatric Surgery - Interview with Dr Matt Jones

Welcome back for another instalment. Dr Matt Jones walks us through his first few years after med school, his diligent work ethic and how he has set himself up to get onto the paeds program. For ...

about 4 years ago
Dr Phillip Duke Interview

Once again, we have the great privilege of hearing from one of our surgical mentors.  Enjoy this instalment. Where did it all begin for you/what started your interest in surgery? I was always ...

over 4 years ago
Part 3 - Interview with Professor Errol Maguire and Dr Donald Pitchford

The final instalment, enjoy the closing statements from Professor Maguire and Dr Pitchford. Stay tuned for the next interview, focusing more on the early, formative years in preparation for surg...

over 4 years ago
Part 2 - Interview with Professor Errol Maguire and Dr Donald Pitchford

Welcome back, In this instalment, Professor Maguire and Dr Pitchford talk about what it takes in life to dedicate yourself to the long and sometimes arduous journey of becoming a surgeon. Enjoy t...

over 4 years ago
Interview with Professor Errol Maguire and Dr Donald Pitchford

Welcome back, After a brief hiatus (and some classy editing by our brilliant team) we are thrilled to present a series interview with Professor Maguire and Dr Pitchford. As outlined in this i...

over 4 years ago
UKA or TKA, what's the cost?

Faithful readers, welcome back. This week we briefly review the recent ANZ Journal of Surgery article by Xu et al about Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA). The team behind the article set...

over 4 years ago
Thinking laterally

Imagine for a moment... You are a young doctor in a developing country. It's a Wednesday afternoon, just after lunch, as you wipe the sweat from your brow on an otherwise normal 40degree day with ...

over 4 years ago
A/Prof D A F Morgan OAM - Interview

Welcome back our faithful readers to another instalment from the scalpels' edge.Over the coming weeks and months, there will be many similar interviews with equally focused questions on pathways an...

over 4 years ago
Welcome

Hello and welcome to what we here at Surgia hope will become a regular source of entertainment and information for you all This space will be dedicated to all that is surgical. During each month,...