Dr. John Hansen
MBBS FRACS Surgeon
Dr Hansen completed his Medical Training at University of Queensland in 1984. He was awarded a Government Scholarship to complete his studies and worked as a Medical Practitioner in Gayndah, Mundubberra, Biggenden and Innisfail before embarking on a career in Surgery. He completed his training in General Surgery at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane in 1994. After working in Basingstoke in the UK for 2 years furthering his studies in Colorectal Surgery he returned to Australia in 1996.
Dr Hansen worked at Nambour General Hospital initially as a surgeon for 5 years and subsequently as Director of Surgery for 2 years. He commenced Private Practice in 2002.
Dr Hansen has been actively involved in teaching Medical Students and in training Surgeons. He was appointed Chairman of the General Surgical Training Board of Queensland from 2006-2010. He also served on the National Board of Training during this time. Dr Hansen was appointed to the Court of Examiners for the Royal Australian College of surgeons in 2011.
Dr Hansen has served as the Chair of the Medical Advisory groups at both Caloundra Private and Sunshine Coast Private Hospital. He attends regular meetings and continues to remain up to date with current advances in Surgery. Dr Hansen regularly presents his results for Audit. He is involved in state based committees to assess the outcomes of bowel surgery.
Qualifications & Memberships
1984 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery – University of Queensland
1994 FRACS Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons
2005 CSSANZ Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia & New Zealand
1996 – Current Member of AMA (Australian Medical Association)
1996 – Current Member of the General Surgeons Australia
2002 – Current Member Sunshine Coast Local Medical Association
1996 – 2000 Full time Surgeon NGH (Nambour General Hospital)
2000 – 2002 Director of Surgery NGH (Nambour General Hospital)
2002 – 2015 Visiting Surgeon – Sunshine Coast Health District
2002 – Current Private Practice at:
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital - Birtinya
The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital – Buderim
John Hansen is a General and Colorectal Surgeon who has been practising on the Sunshine Coast since 1996.