Medical Advisory Committee


Medical Advisory Committee

The Medical Advisory Committee meets four times a year in February, May, August and November.


Medical Advisory Committee Members

Dr George Tucker MAC Chair
Dr Malcom Scarr Anaesthetist
Dr Pradeep Narayanan Cardiologist
Dr Andy Donald Director of ICU
Dr Suresh Mahendran ENT Surgeon
Dr John Esler Gynaecologist
Dr Tim Porter               Board
Dr Craig Halliday Gastroenterologist
Dr Wai-Ki Pun Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr Peter Hopson General Practitioner
Dr Hin-Wai Yap Urologist
Dr John Hede General Surgeon
ICU Intensivist  


Recommendations for appointement, re-appointment and clinical issues are discussed at each meeting.


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The hospital employs approximately 500 staff with over 270 credentialed Visiting Medical Officers providing services to 22,500 patients annually.


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St Andrew's Toowoomba Hospital is a 137-bed, acute care private hospital situated on the north-western side of Toowoomba.

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Hospital Accreditation

St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital is a teaching hospital for the University of Queensland (UQ) and is member of the Australian Private Hospital’s Association (APHA) and the Private Hospital’s Association of Queensland (PHAQ). The hospital is also accreditated with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).