Surgery Presentations

Multidisciplinary Updates on Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery in Noosa, Australia (2007 to Present)

Founding faculty member for this event since the first conference in 2007, as a presenter and panellist alongside other invited expert speakers from interstate and overseas.

Most recent program – 8th Update in 2019 (9th update deferred due to COVID-19)

Host:  University of Queensland and the Princess Alexandra Hospital Discipline of Surgery, & PA Research Foundation
Conference program:

Other scientific meetings

Dr Wilkinson has given presentations at scientific meetings hosted by:

  • Australian Endocrine Surgeons (AES) Postgraduate Course in Endocrine Surgery;
  • Multidisciplinary Update on Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery hosted by the Princess Alexandra Hospital and The University of Queensland; and
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress (RACS ASC).
  • Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA).


Some of the topics investigated and presented by Dr Wilkinson:

  • Iodine deficiency in Australia
  • Pitfalls in utilization of intra-operative nerve monitoring in thyroidectomy
  • Preservation of parathyroids
  • Strategies in parathyroid exploration
  • Significance the Tubercle of Zuckerkandl in thyroid surgery
  • Thyroidectomy in developing countries
  • All about the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve
  • Selective preoperative laryngoscopy for thyroidectomy: Risk analysis
  • Thyroidectomy technique: Tips for young surgeons
  • Targeted parathyroidectomy without intraoperative PTH assay
  • Parathyroid auto-transplantation after hemithyroidectomy: A wasted effort?