The Surgeon And The Soldier – 14 June 2020 – 14/6/2020 – June 14 – Sunday – SBS

The Surgeon and the Soldier is the story of leading Australian surgeon, Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis, who has pioneered osseointegration surgery, a controversial procedure for amputees. Munjed sets out to change the life of a young British soldier, a double amputee who has fought a David and Goliath battle with the British military to get the procedure done by Munjed in Australia. Munjed has had his own battles within the medical fraternity and more dramatically with the Australian authorities. Whilst now a leading, pioneering surgeon, Munjed is a refugee who arrived in Australia by boat and experienced the horrors of detention. Munjed is determined to realise his ambition, to make a half man, half robot and by achieving his lifelong dream to give back to as many people as possible: their mobility.

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About the Show

This show is broadcast on SBS.

About the SBS

The SBS is an Australian free-to-air commercial network, and is one of the five main free-to-air television networks in Australia.

The five main Australian free-to-air commercial networks are:

  • Seven Network
  • Nine Network
  • Network Ten
  • SBS (Special Broadcasting Services)
  • ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The Seven Network has the following channels that are broadcast: Seven, 7HD, 7TWO, 7Mate, 7flix and the Racing Network.

The Nine Network has the following channels: Nine, 9HD, 9GEM and 9Go.

The Ten Network has the following channels: Ten, Ten HD, One, Eleven and the TV Shopping Network (TVSN).

The ABC has the following channels: ABC, ABC Comedy and ABC ME.

The SBS has the following channels: SBS, SBS HD, SBS Viceland, NITV and the Food Network.

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