AOA Guest Speaker
Professor Guy Maddern is the RP Jepson Professor of Surgery at the University of Adelaide, Director of Surgery at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Royal Adelaide Hospital, Director of Research at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Director, Surgical Research and Evaluation (incorporating ASERNIP-S) of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He was trained at the University of Adelaide and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of
Surgeons in 1989. He has over 500 publications in scientific journals and has contributed to over a dozen surgical texts.
The evaluation of new technologies and in particular surgical technologies is another area
of focus and interest. Under his supervision, ASERNIP-S has been responsible for assessing these technologies before exposing the Australian population to them and has provided this service to the Australian and International community for the past 20 years, and is recognised, nationally and internationally, as the premier surgical innovation assessment group.