Dr Mark Munro is a graduate of the University of Queensland Medical School.
Following graduation, he spent three years at the Royal Brisbane Hospital undertaking further training, during which time he also served as Acting Superintendent in regional Queensland hospitals.
With an interest in research he spent 12 months as a Senior Research Officer with the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Queensland.
This work at the Vision, touch and Hearing Research Centre led to a publication in Science 1993; 262: 1072-1074 “Unidirectional Coupling of Gap-Junctions Between Neuroglia”.
Dr Munro spent several years working in the area of Ophthalmology including consulting, administering regional anaesthesia and surgical assisting. During this time he passed the Part 1 Fellowship Examination for Royal Australian College of Surgeons and Royal Australian college of Ophthalmologists.
A more general interest in surgery led him to begin work as an assistant surgeon in the fields of General Surgery, Gynaecology and Orthopaedic Surgery.
He has now been assisting Dr. Paul Licina with his spinal surgery for over 10 years and has experience in more than 12,000 operative procedures.