Fellowships are offered in:


  • Hand, Upper Limb & Trauma
  • Arthroplasty & Trauma
  • Trauma

Further Specialties in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Sports Medicine are available but are not officially offered as Fellowships.  Experience can be gained in these two areas as a general rotation.

There is a trauma component of each Fellowship in that the Fellow will be on the On-Call Trauma Roster and will be allocated to trauma theatres when required.

The Fellowships are for a period of 12 months either February to February of August to August.  A six monthly Fellowship may be negotiated if available.

The aim of the Fellowship is for the surgeon to gain expertise in these areas both in clinical and research aspects.  

The Fellowships are salaried positions according to the Award.

Certain criteria is required as follows.


Application to contact (as below) with CV and Logbook

Once this has been received, and if a position is available, the candidate is then required to:

Sit the Academic IELTs English examination if from a non-speaking English background and the primary degree is from that country. If from an English speaking country, confirmation of schooling in English

Score in this test must be 7 or above in each band

If successful the following steps are then required to  be forwarded to the Fellowship Co-Ordinator


  • Relevant documents as follows will be required to be endorsed by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • EICS Verification for Medical Board Registration - www.amc.org.au
  • Medical Board of Australia site - http://www.ahpra.gov.au (for information regarding Medical  Board Criteria)
  • Criminial Check for each and every country worked in
  • Referee Reports
  • All qualifications notarised

 For further information contact:

 Fellowship Co-Ordinator

 sylvia.mcandrew@flinders.edu.au or sylvia.mcandrew@health.sa.gov.au