Name Rob Black OAM  

Title Professor & Director

Organization Paediatric Otolaryngology H&N Surgery, Children’s Health Queensland

Work phone +61 7 38322444



Date at GOS mid 1981 – mid 1982

Who were you at GOS with? John Evans & Bob Pracy and Gill Tym in the ward

What are you Current areas of clinical and research interest? Recurrent laryngeal papillomatosis; Neurocognition in pre-school children with mild sleep apnoea; and recently appointed as Director of Paediatric ENT for the Queensland Government in a State-wide role merging various paediatric services to come under the umbrella of Children’s Health Queensland Hospitals & Health Service.

Would you like to sit on an endoscopy/airway panel? No – doing this in Dublin.

Tell us what else is going on in your life outside medicine since leaving GOS

Working hard for the College of Surgeons as Senior Examiner & then Chairman of the Court of Examiners as member of Council.

Past President, Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery.

Enjoying life with Ann and seeing our 3 children become a Lawyer, an architect & legal graduate now Media Buyer in London, and a Surgeon-in-training respectively

Following my wife Ann to interesting places in her capacity as an Academic Lawyer specialising in Asian & Islamic Law