Doctor Profile

I am a New Zealand born medical graduate of the University of Otago, Dunedin. I obtained my anaesthetic specialist training in Perth and commenced private practice and appointment to Fremantle Hospital Department of Anaesthesia in 1994. I am currently in full time private practice based at Western Anaesthesiology, including anaesthesia for obstetrics and gynaecology, opthalmology, oral surgery, orthopaedics, gastrointestinal procedures, urology and plastic surgery.

I am married to Wendy with 3 adult children. My interests include mountain biking, road cycling, and bush walking.

Qualification

1979 B Sc Hons- Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
1984 MB ChB – Otago University, Dunedin, NZ
1994 FANZCA – Melbourne

Special Interests

Regional Anaesthesia
Acute Pain Management
Anaesthesia for developing nations, accompanying overseas surgical teams to Indonesia, and Middle East.

Professional Education

Ongoing continuous professional development via ANZ College of Anaesthetists, and Australian Society of Anaesthetists.

Memberships

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Australian Society of Anaesthetists
Australian Medical Association

Professional Experience

I have been in full time specialist practice since 1994. I maintain an anaesthetic practice across a range of surgical specialities, including pain relief for women in labour. I enjoy working in a broad cross section of Perth’s major private hospitals, and have contributed to Medical Advisory Committees in the past at Attadale Hospital and McCourt Street Day Surgery. I am committed to providing empathetic, skilled, and affordable anaesthesia to all patients.

  • Tel: (08) 9382 8686
  • reception@westanaes.com.au