ANZ Virtual Burns Symposium - Part 3 - White Island Volcanoes
The Smith+Nephew Virtual Burns Symposium brings together physicians, nurses, physiotherapists and other specialities devoted to burn care from across Australia and New Zealand. The theme is: 2020- Year of Learnings. Presentations will focus on key significant events including:
• White Island Volcanos
• 2019/2020 Summer Bushfires
• Managing burns during the pandemic.
Smith+Nephew provides a comprehensive platform for the preparation, protection and progression towards healing of complex burns and other soft tissue injuries, helping clinicians at every stage of burn treatment deliver the best possible care.
RCS(Plast) FRACS(Plast) Consultant in Burns & Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic Surgery President, Australian & New Zealand Burn Association
Jeremy Rawlins is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon from Perth Western Australia. He is Head of the Plastic Surgery Department at Royal Perth Hospital where he has an interest in complex trauma and reconstructive microsurgery. He is Burns Consultant at the State Adult Burns Unit, Fiona Stanley Hospital where he provides acute and reconstructive burn surgery and complex wound & scar management. Jeremy has been involved in the development of the Burns Unit in Moshi, Tanzania for the past 10years. He is currently President of the Australia and New Zealand Burn Association (ANZBA).
MB.BS (Syd) FRACS
Dr Robert Gates MB.BS (Syd) FRACS is a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon based in St Leonards, Sydney. He specialises in a wide range of plastic and reconstructive surgery for both adults and children, including breast reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, facial reconstructive surgery, body contouring, skin cancer surgery, craniofacial surgery, cleft palate surgery, burns, oculoplastic reconstructive surgery, head and neck reconstructive surgery as well as trauma surgery. Dr Gates graduated from the University of Sydney in 1985 with a Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery. He completed his Fellowship in General Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1992 and in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery completed in 1997.
Dr Gates completed overseas Fellowship terms at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford. He also studied maxillofacial surgery at Hôpital Lariboisiere in Paris before returning to Australia in 1999. Dr Gates is currently the Head of Burns and Plastic Surgery at Royal North Shore Hospital and works at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (Craniofacial Department). He has private rooms in St Leonards, Sydney.
MHB (Hons), MBChB, FRACS (Plastics)
Richard Wong She (MHB (Hons), MBChB, FRACS (Plastics)) is a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon working at Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.
He is also the Clinical Leader for Burns at the National Burn Centre of New Zealand which is also located at Middlemore Hospital. The Centre treats the most severely injured burn patients from throughout New Zealand and across parts of the Pacific.
Deirdre Seoighe is an internationally trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon. She has a masters in surgery and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She carried out a fellowship in burns surgery at Middlemore Hospital, Auckland. Currently she works in Waikato Hospital, New Zealand, where she is the clinical lead for burns for the Waikato region.