Dr Benignus Logan

ATH - Associate Lecturer

Prince Charles Hospital Northside Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


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.


  • Bachelor of Business, Qd.UT
  • Master of Medicine, Griffith University


  • Logan, B., Viecelli, A. K., Johnson, D. W., Aquino, E. M., Bailey, J., Comans, T. A., Gray, L. C., Hawley, C. M., Hickey, L. E., Janda, M., Jaure, A., Jose, M. D., Kalaw, E., Kiriwandeniya, C., Matsuyama, M., Mihala, G., Nguyen, K. H., Pascoe, E., Pole, J. D., Polkinghorne, K. R., Pond, D., Raj, R., Reidlinger, D. M., Scholes-Robertson, N., Varghese, J., Wong, G., Hubbard, R. E., Buckle, Graham, Carswell, Phil ... on behalf of The GOAL Trial Investigators (2023). Study protocol for The GOAL Trial: comprehensive geriatric assessment for frail older people with chronic kidney disease to increase attainment of patient-identified goals—a cluster randomised controlled trial. Trials, 24 (1) 365. doi: 10.1186/s13063-023-07363-4

  • Fletcher, James A., Logan, Benignus, Reid, Natasha, Gordon, Emily H., Ladwa, Rahul and Hubbard, Ruth E. (2023). How frail is frail in oncology studies? A scoping review. BMC Cancer, 23 (1) 498, 498. doi: 10.1186/s12885-023-10933-z

  • Kao, Jonathan, Reid, Natasha, Hubbard, Ruth E., Homes, Ryan, Hanjani, Leila Shafiee, Pearson, Ella, Logan, Benignus, King, Shannon, Fox, Sarah and Gordon, Emily H (2022). Frailty and solid-organ transplant candidates: a scoping review. BMC Geriatrics, 22 (1) 864, 864. doi: 10.1186/s12877-022-03485-7

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