"Dr. Geoffrey Edelsten is a medical entrepreneur who has been widely credited with revolutionising general medical practice in Australia. Through Dr. Edelsten’s efforts a variety of innovations have become common place corporate medical practices. These include extended-hours medical centres and bulk-billing. In earlier years, Dr. Edelsten led the development of changes to pathology delivery and medical deputising.
Outside the medical field, Dr. Geoffrey Edelsten has contributed to numerous charitable causes, the national Australian Football League (AFL) and the Australian music industry.
Dr. Edelsten has always endeavoured to live his life to the full. His story is a remarkable one."