Is it time to retire 'Mr' from surgeons' titles?

Adelaide surgeons Dr Michael Ee and Dr Amy Jeeves are part of a push to drop the convention, arguing it's old-fashioned and discriminatory

It’s lasted more than 400 years, but the end could be in sight for the convention of calling male surgeons ‘Mister’ with moves by an Adelaide hospital to scrap the title. 

Dr Michael Ee and Dr Amy Jeeves

SA’s Women's and Children's Hospital is believed to be the first in the country to drop the term Mr or Ms for its surgeons. 

The hospital announced earlier this year