Scalpel's Edge

A surgeon's notes


Wherever you go, go with all your heart

February 9, 2015

Don’t be dismayed by goodbyes.  A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.  And meeting again, after moments or […]

Countdown to world domination

January 23, 2015

The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.  Albert Einstein One week until I finish […]

Intern Arc

January 21, 2015

In general surgery, I am privileged each year to witness the development of interns into competent, confident medical practitioners.  Interns are […]

Lingering in Surgical Training

January 15, 2015

NB.  This article was originally published in Austin Health Surgical Trainees eZine “LAMINAS” November 2014.  Its now time to share […]


January 13, 2015

It is now only one month until we leave for Nepal, and we are still waiting. This process has felt […]

Waking up

January 13, 2015

Well, it is always embarrassing to write the first post back on a long-silent blog.  However, its worth it. As […]

Hello world!

October 14, 2014

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

Where have I been all your life…

October 10, 2013

Life has been a tad busy for the past year or so. Fellowship exams, in the context of growing family […]

Welcome to your new job

February 7, 2013

I leave too early, hoping that google maps has given me an accurate time estimate. Arrive 630.  Drive straight past […]


February 1, 2013

This year I will sit an exam.  This exam is the exit exam for surgical training and is the most […]

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