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Professor and Doctor; Geoffrey Walter Edelsten is a medical entrepreneur who has provided the community with high quality innovative healthcare for decades.
Edelsten has been recognised as one of the most influential GPs in Australia in his time.
Edelsten was the first private franchisee of a major Australian football team when in 1985 he purchased the licence to operate the Sydney Swans Football Club, thus saving it from extinction and thus increasing the then VFL’s income.

Edelsten’s Service in the Medical Field

Dr Geoffrey Edelsten has been widely credited with :

  • Starting the first locum service – providing relieving doctors when principals were unavailable
  • Revolutionising general practice in Australia,
  • Commencing corporate medical practice,
  • Introducing extended-hours medical centres,
  • Championing bulk-billing in Australia when its introduction was controversial and divisive; and.
  • Leading significant changes in pathology delivery and medical deputising.

Edelsten’s Charity

Edelsten expects charity from no one.

  • On the other hand he currently expends a considerable investment of time and money to his favourite charitable pursuits.
  • As a result of his past history with Fred, and their doctor/patient relationship, Edelsten holds the Fred Hollows Foundation in the highest esteem and is proud to recommend it to all Australians.  http://www.fredhollows.org/
  • He has donated substantial sums to Music Rostrum to foster young music talent, the Australian Sports Foundation, The Autistic Children’s Society, his school, Mt. Scopus Memorial College, and many junior sports groups.  He has donated more than $3,000,000 to charities.

Awards

The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the worlds finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries selected Dr. Edelsten as as top Medical Entrepreneur of the Year for 2017 for his outstanding leadership and dedication to the industry.
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Entrepreneur of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP):

  1. Award Winnerhttps://www.iaotp.com/2017awardwinners
  2. Award Details: https://pressreleasejet.com/news/professor-dr-geoffrey-edelsten-selected-as-top-medical-entrepreneur-of-the-year-by-the-international-association-of-top-professionals-iaotp.html

Lifetime Achievement Award of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP):

  1. Award Winnerhttps://www.iaotp.com/2018aw
  2. Award Details: http://www.geoffedelsten.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Geoffrey-Edelsten-Top-Professional-of-the-Year-Life-Time-Achievement-Award.pdf

 

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