Born in Sydney, on 13th September 1932.
His academic qualifications include:
M.B, B.S Sydney University 1957
F.R.C.S (Edinburgh) 1961
He held the following positions:
Â· Chairman & Head of Division of Urology RPAH
Â· Member of the Medical Board Executive
Â· Executive Member of Urological Society of Australasia
Â· Chairman of the NSW Division of Urological Society of Australasia.
His current positions:
Â· Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Visiting Medical Officer
Â· The Canterbury Hospital, Campsie, Visiting Medical Officer
Â· Sydney Private Hospital, Ashfield, Visiting Medical Officer
Â· University of Sydney Lecturer to 4th, 5th and 6th year Medical Students
Â· University of Sydney Lecturer to Graduate Medical Programmer â€“ All Years
He is in many international medical associations, colleges and societies.
He retired after 35 years of Medical Practice as a Specialist Urologist in December 2001. He was a very well respected practitioner with an impeccable reputation as a doctor.
He has been married for 45 years and has seven children and four grandchildren.
Throughout his life he has been involved in many charitable institutions in Australia and overseas. Lebanon, East Timor and India are just a few of the countries for which he organised medical help in the way of much needed drugs. He was involved with A.M.A.L in the 1980â€™s. He is regular donor to Sister May Asmar who works with orphans in India.
He regularly donates to Boystown, Centacare, Friends of St Maryâ€™s Cathedral, RSL War Veteransâ€™, Boys Brigade, The Salvation Army and many other organizations too numerous to mention.
He was a founding member of an organization called Foundation Genesis which is a research foundation involved in the promotion of pro-life causes.
In July 1999 he was made a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. This is an honour, which was bestowed on him by the Catholic Church. The Knights of the Holy Sepulchre are devoted to the conservation and propagation of the Faith in the Holy Land, the sustenance of and aid for the charitable and cultural and social works and institutions of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land, particularly those of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, with which the Order maintains traditional ties, and the protection and upholding of the rights of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land.