Dr Marc Schnekenburger
MBBS | BSc (German Equivalent) | FACEM
Clinical Research Fellow, National Trauma Research Institute
Emergency Physician & Trauma Consultant, Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred
Director of Trauma and Emergency Consultant, Dubbo Base Hospital, NSW
Dr Marc Schnekenburger is a Clinical Research Fellow at the NTRI, as well as a Consultant Emergency Physician at The Alfred, and the Dubbo Base Hospital in NSW. He is also Director of Trauma at Dubbo Base Hospital and works as a Retrieval Consultant in the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Dubbo.
Dr Schnekenburger started his medical career in Germany as a paramedic (Rettungsassistent) serving ten years before completing his medical degree at the University of Munich, LMU, obtaining a “Drittes Staatsexamen”, Grade „sehr gut“ (top grade). After internships in the University Hospital of Munich and University of Berne, and three years at The Hospital of Munich (a Level 1 Trauma Centre), Dr Schnekenburger migrated to Australia to further his career in Emergency Medicine, and has been at the Alfred since 2012.
Marc has a particular interest in the management of trauma in rural Australia. His interest in research covers management of chest trauma and massive transfusion protocols. He is currently running a project for the implementation of chest wall blocks for rib fractures in the Emergency Department. At the NTRI, Dr Schnekenburger will continue to build his research interests and also continue his participation in the various international trauma education programs.