Dr. Hugh Bartholomeusz
Dr Hugh Bartholomeusz graduated from the University of Queensland in 1976. He undertook further advanced surgical training in plastic surgery at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Royal Brisbane Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide. He is currently the senior plastic surgeon at Greenslopes Private Hospital and has been President of the Queensland Society of Plastic Surgeons and Chairman of the State Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. His appointments have also included the Chairmanship of the Australian Day Surgery Council and past President of the Council of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. He teaches undergraduate and post graduate medical and nursing personnel and is currently appointed as an Associate Professor at the University of Queensland.
His international accomplishments have included World President of the International Air Cadet Exchange Association and a member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Ambulatory Surgery. He has served as a commissioned officer in the Royal Australian Air Force since 1972 and currently holds the rank of Air Vice-Marshal. He is a former Surgeon General Australian Defence Force Reserves and is the current Chairman of the Australian Air Force Cadets National Council.