After graduating in medicine and surgery from the University of NSW in 1982, Conjoint Professor Paul Walker was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1991. Following this, he spent time at the Children’s Memorial …
After graduating in medicine and surgery from the University of NSW in 1982, Conjoint Professor Paul Walker was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1991. Following this, he spent time at the Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago USA and then was the Fellow in Paediatric Otolaryngology at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 1991-1992. At the Hospital for Sick Children, he focused on acquiring a wide range of skills in both the operative and the non-operative management of disorders affecting the ear, nose, and throat in children.
He has had a practice in Newcastle exclusively for the care of children, since 1992. He was elected to the prestigious American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology in 1995. He gained his Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons in 2000. He is currently the President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otolaryngology. He is a member of the RACS Section of Academic Surgery, the RACS Ethics Committee, and the Australian Association of Bioethics and Health Law.
To date, he has published more than 100 scientific papers, books and book chapters. His interests have been in airway obstruction and airway reconstruction, and tonsillar and adenoid disease. He established the paediatric cochlear implant programme in the Hunter. In 2016 he was awarded his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Newcastle, examining moral decision-making in medicine, and its implications for medical education.
MBBS (University of NSW 1982) PhD (University of Newcastle 2016) FRACS (1991) FACS (1995)
Registration Numbers and Professional Memberships
AHPRA no. MED0001077005. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otolaryngology, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, RACS Section of Academic Surgery, RACS Ethics Committee, Australian Association of Bioethics and Health Law.
1 Practice Location
Professor Paul Walker
Suite 2 Croudace Building, Newcastle Private Hospital, Lookout Road
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