After successfully completing his Orthopaedic training and becoming a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Dr Cutbush undertook postgraduate orthopaedic fellowship training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in hand and upper limb surgery. This fellowship entailed extensive clinical duties and a research component. He gained comprehensive experience in microsurgery for replantation surgery, hand trauma, and major upper limb orthopaedic trauma. A large focus of the fellowship included tertiary referral shoulder surgery and Dr Cutbush gained a wide experience in Upperlimb Surgery under the tutelage of Drs Duke, Ross, Couzens, Robinson and Carney. He had a wide exposure to shoulder surgery during this fellowship including arthroscopic reconstruction and joint replacement surgery.
Dr Cutbush is actively involved in research having published academic papers in international scientific journals. His continued commitment to education and research into new techniques and procedures assists his ongoing training and instruction of developing orthopaedic surgeons. He is regularly invited to speak at national and international surgical conferences.