M.B., B.Ch., F.C.S. (SA.), O.R.L., F.R.A.C.S.
Dr Boustred completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Witwatersrand completing a Bachelor of Surgery and a Bachelor of Medicine in December 1983. He went on to do his internship at Baragwanath Hospital (now known as the Chris Hani Hospital) and trained as an Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon becoming a Fellow of the South African College of Surgeons in October 1990. Dr Boustred worked in various hospitals in Johannesburg before emigrating and doing two further years of advanced training within the Australian system, one year of which was spent as a Fellow in Otology with Professor Gibson at Sydney University.
He completed the Australian Fellowship exam and was admitted to the Australian College of Surgeons in January 1997. Dr Boustred has been working in the North Shore area since 1997 at Hornsby Hospital and the Sydney Adventist Hospital. He also holds a position at Concord Hospital and at Macquarie University Hospital. He holds a senior lecture position at Sydney University and Macquarie University.
He is the current Chairman of the New South Wales Advanced Training Programme and is responsible for the administration of the Royal College of Surgeons Training Scheme in New South Wales. He has served as the Departmental Head of Hornsby Hospital and the Sydney Adventist Hospital and has been on the executive of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Dr Boustred remains closely involved in the teaching of both postgraduates and undergraduates in Australia and in South East Asia. He has a particular interest in paediatric otolaryngology and otology. He is married with three adult children.