Researcher biography

Benignus is a geriatrician who is passionate about working collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams to deliver exceptional patient-centred care. He currently holds staff specialist appointments at Mater Hospital Brisbane and The Prince Charles Hospital.

He has a strong interest in research and has embarked on a PhD examining frailty and goals of care in patients living with chronic kidney disease. He holds an appointment working as a clinical academic in Professor Hubbard's team at the University of Queensland's Centre for Health Services Research with a particular remit to support interdisciplinary education and training about frailty.

Prior to his medical training Benignus worked for KPMG, a professional services firm.