66 doctors recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

An endocrinologist, gastroenterologist and an oncologist have each been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia

The contributions to the nation of some 66 specialist doctors have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

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Among those receiving the second most prestigious honour  — Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) — is medical oncologist Professor Georgina Long, co-medical director of the Melanoma Institute Australia in Sydney.

And two paediatric specialists, gastroenterologist Professor Graeme Barnes and endocrinologist Dr George Werther, have also been appointed to the Order