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National honours for PAH doctors

1 February 2019

Three remarkable Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) doctors, past and present, have been recognised for their individual contributions to Australian healthcare in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.

PAH’s urology, orthopaedics and cardiology services and staff have benefited from the dedication, skill and passion of these honoured individuals during their decade-long careers at the hospital. 

Dr Ross Cartmill OAM, Former Chair of Urology, was awarded for service to medicine, and to the community of Queensland. 

Dr Ian Dickinson AM, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Chair Orthopaedic Oncology Clinic, was awarded for significant service to orthopaedic medicine, and to professional medical organisations.

Dr Paul Garrahy AM, Directory of Cardiology, was awarded for significant service to medicine in the field of cardiology as a clinician, mentor, advocate and researcher. 

Executive Director Medical Services Dr Brian Bell said the hospital and the community it serves were blessed to have the dedicated doctors.

“I extend my congratulations to my honoured colleagues and thank them for the valuable influence they have had on the lives of many Australians, including the patients they care for, their colleagues, and also all those they have taught and nurtured into skilled health professionals,” he said.   

Last updated 1 February 2019
Last reviewed 1 February 2019

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