Professor Hugh Bartholomeusz



Area: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Professor Bartholomeusz has been a medical practitioner for more than 45 years including more than 35 years of specialist practice. Professor Bartholomeusz is a senior plastic surgeon with experience in all areas of plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery. In addition to his clinical experience Professor Bartholomeusz has a 48 year history of service in the Australian Defence Force and in senior leadership positions within the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australian and International Day Surgery Councils, and  the Professional Services Review.

Qualifications and Fellowships

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 1976 University of Queensland
  • Fellow, Royal Australian College of Surgeons 1985

Australian Honours

  • Reserve Force Decoration with six clasps and two Federation Stars
  • Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division

Current Positions

  • Adjunct Professor University of Queensland
  • Director Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery
  • Deputy Director Professional Services Review
  • Section Editor Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery

Previous Appointments

  • Visiting Medical Officer: Ipswich Hospital,Greenslopes Private Hospital, St Andrews Hospital Ipswich, Ipswich Day Hospital, Southbank Day Hospital
  • Vice Chancellor Oceania School of Medicine
  • Head of the Plastic Surgery Unit at Greenslopes Private Hospital
  • President Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Chairman Queensland Branch Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Chair Australian Day Surgery Council
  • Executive Member International Association of Ambulatory Surgery
  • President International Air Cadet Exchange Association
  • Surgeon General Australian Defence Force Reserves
  • Chair Australian Air Force Cadets National Council
  • Patron Australasian Military Medicine Association

Areas of Clinical Expertise

  • Adult Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Burn Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Body Contouring Surgery
  • Military Surgery
  • Gender Affirming Chest Surgery
  • Day Surgery Practice

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Day Surgery
  • Military Surgery
  • University Administration and Surgical Teaching and Examination
  • Humanitarian Surgery and Teaching of Remote Area Health Practitioners

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