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Martin Wullschleger

MBBS | MD | FMH Surgery | EBSQ Trauma | PhD | FRACS

Medical Director, Trauma Services, Gold Coast University Hospital

Professor Martin Wullschleger is appointed as the Medical Director of Trauma Service at the Gold Coast University Hospital. He is a Swiss and Australian qualified General and Trauma Surgeon, he worked as a consultant trauma surgeon in an Alpine Trauma Centre in Switzerland, before he moved with his family to Brisbane in 2005. He completed a PhD in fracture healing at Queensland University of Technology in 2010, while also expanding his clinical experience in Trauma management as at Princess Alexandra Hospital and the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital. Apart from his clinical commitment as acute care and trauma surgeon, he is also a passionate leader in academia, in particular in the field of trauma. He is the Professor of Traumatology with Griffith University, and involved in medical student teaching and supervision. His research interests are in trauma system development, multi-trauma patient management, pelvic trauma, and fracture and soft tissue healing.

Martin Wullschleger is Co-Chair of the QLD Statewide Trauma Clinical Network of the Clinical Excellence Division of Queensland Health, and a member of several RACS Trauma committees (National and QLD Trauma committee (Deputy Chair), DSTC and Verification subcommittees.