Meet your Anaesthetists

For over 25 years Gabba Anaesthesia has provided high quality anaesthetic services to patients throughout South East Queensland. All our Anaesthetists are Fellows of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and are highly experienced in their field. Our anaesthetists cover all surgical specialities including Orthopaedic, Paediatric, Neurosurgical, Plastics, Ear Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Ophthalmic surgery. Some of our members hold VMO positions at Major public teaching hospitals across Brisbane in addition to their private practice.

Dr Mark Allen

Dr Mark RJ Allen

Qualifications
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Queensland 1980
Diploma of Anaesthesia, Royal College of Surgeons (United Kingdom) 1986
Fellowship, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists 1993
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland 2016

Areas of Specialisation
Paediatric Anaesthesia (ENT and Dental), Ophthalmic Anaesthesia, Neurosurgical Anaesthesia and Anaesthesia for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

Background
The majority of Dr Allen’s professional life has been spent in Brisbane following completion of his medical degree at the University of Queensland. He commenced his anaesthetic training in Epsom, England and completed training in Brisbane, Australia. Dr Allen’s provisional fellowship year was in Paediatric Intensive Care at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide. He briefly held the position of Director of Anaesthesia at the Nambour General Hospital but now solely a private practitioner in Brisbane. In recent years he has been more involved in medical student training with the University of Queensland.

Other Interests
Running (Gold Coast Marathon completed in 2013), Masters Rowing (my club’s focus each year is the Head of the Yarra), Travel and Photography.

Memberships
Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists
Member of the Society for Paediatric Anaesthesia in New Zealand and Australia

Dr Mark RJ Allen

Dr Maura Carroll

Dr Maura Carroll

Qualifications
MBBS - University of Queensland
FFARACS (1987) FANZCA (1992)

Areas of Specialisation
Anaesthesia for Plastic and Reconstruction anaesthetic, Breast and Endocrine surgery as well as urology and orthopaedics.

Background
Dr Maura Carroll graduated from University of Queensland and has spent the majority of her professional life in Brisbane. She was deputy director of Anaesthetic at Greenslopes Repatriation General Hospital before it was changed to Greenslopes Private Hospital. Dr Carroll was supervisor of Anaesthesia Training at Greenslopes Repatriation General Hospital from 1988 – 1995. Since 1996 Dr Maura Carroll has been a founding member of Gabba Anaesthesia.

Other Interests
Bushwalking, Dog Walking, Travel, Hiking Coast to Coast Walk in the UK and Camino, Spain.

Memberships
Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)
Member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists

Dr Maura Carroll

Dr Vernon Moo

Dr Vernon Moo

Qualifications
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Queensland, 1980
Fellowship, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, 1996

Areas of Specialisation
Anaesthesia for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Paediatric Anaesthesia (Dental), Anaesthesia for Gastroenterology, Neurosurgical Anaesthesia, and Anaesthesia for Breast and Endocrine Surgery.

Background
After graduation, Dr Moo completed his early years at the Mater, before a period of rural service in Mt Isa and Weipa . He subsequently spent 15 months in Antarctica as the 1987 Medical Officer at the Australian Casey Station.
On returning to Australia, he decided to pursue a career in anaesthesia and after training in a number of major teaching Hospitals across SE Queensland, and at Gloucester in the UK, he obtained his Fellowship in 1996.
Since then, he has continued to work in the public sector where he is currently a senior visiting specialist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, as well as starting in private practice as one of the early members at Gabba Anaesthesia.
In 1998 he was invited to participate in a voluntary mission to the Philippines to help repair cleft lips and palates in children and this has continued to be a regular part of his career. He has volunteered for almost 50 missions with Interplast Australia and New Zealand, Operation Smile and other charities in over 10 countries and was made a prestigious Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary in recognition of this work. In 2003, he was commissioned in the Royal Australian Navy as a Reserve anaesthetist and has deployed on peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance operations. His aim is to provide expert and compassionate care to all his patients.

Memberships
Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists
Member of the American Society of Anaesthesiologists
Member of the Australian Medical Association
Member of the Australian Military Medicine Association

Dr Vernon Moo

Dr Iestyn Thomas

Dr Iestyn Thomas

Qualifications
MBBS, FANZCA

Areas of Specialisation
Orthopaedic surgery, Plastic surgery, Urology, Breast & thyroid surgery, Endoscopy and Eye surgery

Background
Dr. Thomas is a medical specialist with over 30 years experience in anaesthesia, pain control, resuscitation, and the management of medical emergencies. He graduated as a doctor in 1986 at St. Bartholomews Hospital in London, and as a consultant anaesthetist in 1998 at the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. His aim is to provide a safe and comfortable anaesthetic.

Other Interests
Spending time with my wonderful wife and children, walking my dogs and live music.

Memberships
Member of ASA (Australian Society of Anaesthetists)
Fellow of ANZCA (Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists)

Dr Iestyn Thomas

Dr Garth Thomas

Dr Garth Thomas

Qualifications
MBBS BA(Hons) PhD FANZCA

Areas of Specialisation
Orthopaedic, Breast, Endocrine and Colorectal

Background
After completing his Fellowship in Anaesthesia in 1991, Dr Thomas has practiced as a Consultant Anaesthetist in Queensland, New South Wales and in the NHS in England. He returned to private practice in Brisbane in 2000. His private practice in Brisbane includes anaesthesia for orthopaedic, breast, endocrine and colorectal surgery, as well as most other aspects of general anesthetic care.

Other Interests
Bioethics, Medical Ethics, Medical Regulation.

Memberships
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Australian Society of Anaesthetists Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law

Dr Garth Thomas

Dr Helen O'Toole

Dr Helen O'Toole

Qualifications
MBBS University of London 1993, FANZCA 2004

Areas of Specialisation
Since moving into private practice in 2004 her areas of interest and specialty have been providing Anaesthesia for Upper limb, Vitreo- retinal, Knee, Gastrointestinal and Plastic Surgeries including Transgender Surgery

Background
Dr O’Toole qualified in medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1993 in London, UK. After a couple of years as a junior doctor in the UK she travelled to Australia with a friend and subsequently worked in Townsville, Mt Isa and Redcliffe. Having met her husband to be in Mt Isa she remained in Australia and obtained her fellowship in Anaesthesia in 2004, having 2 babies along her training journey.

Membership/Appointments
Associations
ANZCA
ASA
Member of ongoing continuing professional development through ANZCA

Dr Helen O'Toole

Dr Tim Wong

Dr Timujin (Tim) Wong

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science (1982)
Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (1985)
FANZCA (1996)

Areas of Specialisation
Dr Wong has a broad range of anaesthetic services with special interests in Anesthesiology for major Urological, Plastic &; Reconstructive, General, ENT, Ophthalmic and Orthopedic surgeries. Tim also has vast experience with Pediatric and Regional Anaesthesia. In the past he was also involved in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and Retrieval Services in Queensland and Tasmania.

Background
Dr Timujin (Tim) Wong has been a Specialist Anaesthetist since 1996. He grew up in Hobart. Dr Wong did a post specialist fellowship in Peadiatric Anaesthesia at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Canada. In 1997 Dr Wong returned to Brisbane to commence private practice with the Gabba Anaesthesia and Senior Visitor Medical Officer (VMO) appointments at the Princess Alexandra and the Queensland Children’s (Previously Mater Children’s and Royal Children’s) Hospitals. Tim also has clinical privileges at most private health facilities in Brisbane and in 2018 he was appointed as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland and is also involved in clinical teaching with Griffith and Bond Universities. Dr Wong also holds senior positions with the Australian Society of Anaesthetists.

Other Interests
Outside of Anaesthesia, Dr Wong’s main interests are scuba diving, underwater photography, travel, skiing and the Tasmanian abalone industry.

Dr Timujin (Tim) Wong

Dr Edwin Tong

Dr Edwin Tong

Name
Dr Wai Nung (Edwin) TONG

Qualifications
MBBS (Hong Kong University 1984)
FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, FHKCA, FHKAM

Areas of Specialisation
General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Endoscopies, and Pain management

Background
Dr Tong graduated in Medicine in Hong Kong in 1984. He was trained in Anaesthesia in Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, and also joined the Australian training program in Anaesthesia. After 6 years of training in Anaesthetics, he completed the Fellowship of Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthesia in 1991. After working as consultant anaestheist for 6 years in Queen Mary Hospital, he moved to Brisbane in 1997 to work as specialist anaesthetist at Ipswich General Hospital. Dr Tong started his private practice in Brisbane in 2001, which included anaesthesia for General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Endoscopies.

Other Interests
Cycling

Memberships
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Australian Society of Anaesthetists
Society of Anaesthetists of Hong Kong

Dr Edwin Tong

Dr Pearl Cheung

Dr Pearl Cheung

Qualifications
B Sc, MB BCh, FANZCA

Areas of Specialisation
Neuro and Spine Surgery, Eye Surgery, Breast and Endocrine Surgery

Background
Dr Pearl Cheung completed her Anaesthetic Training at various hospitals around Greater Brisbane. She obtained her consultant anaesthetist experience at Royal Perth Hospital, Mater Adult and Mater Mothers Hospitals and was a Visiting Anaesthetist at Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Dr Pearl Cheung has been a Specialist Anaesthetist with Gabba Anaesthesia since 2005.

Other interests
Cats, Television and Gardening

Dr Pearl Cheung

Dr Deral Tanil

Dr Deral Tanil

Qualifications
Bachelor of Medicine MBBS Hons Monash University 1994
FANZCA 2003

Areas of Interest
Orthopaedic anaesthesia with special interest in regional anaesthesia. Upper GI surgery including bariatric surgery. Paediatric anaesthesia in particular ophthalmology and dental anaesthesia.

Background
Dr Tanil grew up in Melbourne where she studied medicine then undertook and completed her training in anaesthesia. She trained at various hospitals in Melbourne but was predominantly at The Alfred Hospital. After this she went to Darwin as a consultant where she worked for 3 years. She moved to Brisbane with her family late 2005. She has worked in various hospitals around Brisbane since March 2006 when she joined Gabba Anaesthesia. 

Other Interests
Keeping fit.  Arts and culture in particular theatre plays. Spending time with family. Cooking and learning about wine. Travel in particular skiing holidays with family.

Dr Deral Tanil

Dr John Chippendale

Dr John Chippendale

Qualifications
MBBS, FANZCA

Areas of Specialisation
General Adult and Paediatric Anaesthesia

Background
Dr. Chippendale was educated in Brisbane and graduated from the University of Queensland in 1999 with his medical degree. He has worked as a VMO Specialist Anaesthetist in Brisbane since 2008. He works with a variety of Specialist Surgeons, including Neurosurgeons, Urologists, Gynaecologists, ENT surgeons, Colorectal Surgeons, Eye Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, and Breast/endocrine Surgeons.

Other Interests
He enjoys sailing.

Memberships
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Australian Society of Anaesthetists.

Dr John Chippendale

Dr Attila Nagy

Dr Attila Nagy

Qualifications
MBBS (Hons) FANZCA

Areas of Specialisation
Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, urology, plastics, upper and lower limb orthopaedics, breast-endocrine and IVF/reproductive medicine.

Background
Dr Nagy was born in Melbourne and completed his medical degree at Monash University in 1994.  His training in anaesthesia was based at The Alfred hospital in Melbourne during which he also undertook at year of training at The Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Scotland. To complete his anaesthesia qualification, he undertook a fellowship year at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, participating in that hospital’s highly regarded Sydney Clinical Skills Simulation Centre as a teacher and facilitator.
Attila was fortunate to work as part of  a great team for six years at The Royal Darwin Hospital, NT, for much of that time as a Supervisor of Training for new anaesthesia trainees at that hospital and also as the head of the Acute Pain Unit.
These days Attila works full time looking after surgeons from a wide range of surgical specialties, including bariatric (weight loss) surgery, ,urology, plastics, upper and lower limb orthopaedics, breast-endocrine and IVF/reproductive medicine.

Other Interests
In his spare time, he enjoys keeping fit, time with friends and family, and has interests in environmental sustainability, renewable energy and conservation.

Dr Attila Nagy

Dr Jack Huang

Dr Jack Huang

Qualifications
MBBS, FANZCA, PGDipEcho

Background
Dr Huang is an Australian trained specialist anaesthetist with a subspeciality fellowship who has over 20 years of experience. In this time, he has worked in both public (Princess Alexandra Hospital, The Prince Charles Cardiac Transplant unit) as well as private (Greenslopes Private Hospital, Mater Private, St Andrews, St Vincent’s Northside, Brisbane Private, The Wesley) hospitals. His wealth of experience encompasses the full spectrum of anaesthesiology including but not limited to open heart bypass and transplant surgery, neurosurgery, all types of bariatric surgery, ear nose and throat cancer surgery, complex plastic surgery as well as paediatrics and high-volume day surgical procedures. The patients he has cared for over the last 20 years ranged from babies to the very sick elderly who required life saving procedures. He has been a long-term member of the Gabba Anaesthesia group delivering the highest level of health care to his patients.

Dr Jack Huang

Dr Chris Breen

Dr Chris Breen

Qualifications
BMedSci 2000, MBBS (Hons) 2002, FANZCA 2011

Areas of Specialisation
Dr Chris Breen’s areas of specialisation include anaesthesia for procedures on the spine and spinal cord (including major procedures such as fusion or scoliosis correction), major and minor surgical procedures including hepatobiliary and Liver transplant, colorectal surgery, vascular surgery, orthopaedic and sports medicine, and trauma.

Background
Originally from Tasmania, after completing his medical degree at the University of Tasmania in 2002, Dr Chris Breen moved to Brisbane in 2003 where he began his medical career working at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Dr Breen’s training in Anaesthesia began in 2006 after working in the fields of General Surgery and Intensive Care prior to this. He completed his Fellowship in Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Anaesthesia in 2011. Dr Breen currently work publicly at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and at all major Brisbane Private Hospitals. His aim is to ensure his patients feel safe and supported throughout their perioperative journey – before, during and after your procedure.

Other Interests
Offshore yacht racing, mountain biking, AFL (well, sport of pretty much any variety), and spending time away from work with family and friends.

Memberships/Appointments
Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (2006-current) Member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (2008-current) Senior Visiting Medical Officer, Princess Alexandra Hospital Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland

Dr Chris Breen

Dr Cindy Ding

Dr Cindy Ding

Qualifications
MBBS, FANZCA

Areas of Specialisation
Interventional gastroenterology, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, urology and bronchoscopic procedures.

Background
Dr Ding graduated from the University of Melbourne Medical School in 2001. She trained in anaesthesia in Brisbane and Gold coast before becoming a staff specialist at the Princess Alexandra hospital in 2009. Being heavily involved in anaesthesia for critically ill patients and/or patient undergoing major tertiary level surgery. Dr Ding commenced her private practice with Gabba Anaesthesia in 2014.
Dr Ding currently has a particular interest in day surgical procedures, focusing on optimisation of postoperative recovery.

Dr Cindy Ding

Dr Ben Howes

Dr Benjamin Howes

Qualifications
MBBS 2003, FANZCA 2013

Areas of Specialisation
Anaesthesia for Colorectal, Hepato-biliary, Vascular and Plastic Surgery. Regional anaesthesia.

Background
Dr Howes graduated from the University of Queensland with a MBBS in 2003 after completing an undergraduate degree in pharmacy. Following completion of internship at Ipswich Hospital Dr Howes gained extensive general medical experience working in Bundaberg and Goondiwindi before returning to Brisbane to commence anaesthesia specialty training. Dr Howes completed training and was awarded Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) in January of 2013.

Dr Howes joined Gabba Anaesthesia in 2018 and has a diverse practice in both public and private medicine. Dr Howes is a Senior Staff Specialist at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane where he undertakes a broad range of adult sub specialty anaesthesia including colorectal surgery, hepato-biliary surgery, transplant anaesthesia and trauma. In private practice Dr Howes has a special interest in plastic surgery and regional anaesthesia.

Dr Howes is a Supervisor of Training for anaesthetic registrars at Princess Alexandra Hospital, a lecturer for the Queensland Primary Examination Preparation Course and is in the process of becoming a Examiner for the ANZCA Fellowship Exam.

Other interests
Father of girls (3), Good wine, Kettlebells, Travel

Memberships
ANZCA, Australian Society of Anaesthetists, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesia.

Dr Benjamin Howes

Dr George Kennedy

Dr George Kennedy

Qualifications
BSc (Biomedical Science) 2000, MBBS 2004, FANZCA 2013

Areas of Specialisation
Dr George Kennedy has Visiting Medical Officer Appointments at all major Brisbane Hospitals and has a range of interests in anaesthesia for surgical subspecialties including neurosurgery, urology and spinal and orthopaedic surgery.

Background
Dr Kennedy completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Queensland and undertook his internship at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in 2005. He trained in anaesthesia at the Mater, Gold Coast and Princess Alexandra Hospitals. He completed a fellowship in neuroanaesthesia and trauma at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, where he continues to work as a senior staff specialist and is a supervisor of training for neuroanaesthesia. 
Dr Kennedy is a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland in Medicine.

Dr George Kennedy

Dr Ross Foreman

Dr Ross Foreman

Qualifications
MBBS (1st Hons) BSc University of NSW

Areas of Specialisation
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Oral Surgery, Office Based Anaesthesia, Retrieval and Rescue Medicine Ophthalmic Surgery

Background
After graduating in 1991, Dr Ross Foreman did his specialty training at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney which included time in the UK and also with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. After becoming a consultant in 2001, Dr Foreman continued to work in the retrieval and rescue field as well as mixed public and private practice. He moved to Brisbane in 2007 and now work as a private anaesthetist with a significant element of office based anaesthesia.

Other Interests
I enjoy keeping both mind and body active and my interests include cattle farming and regenerative agriculture, poker and NFL football.

Memberships
I am a long time member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists.

Dr Ross Foreman

Dr Robert Whiting

Dr Robert Whiting

Qualifications
MB, BCH, BAO, BA, (1981) Trinity College, Dublin
FFARACS (1988) FANZCA (1992)
MHA, UNSW 1997

Areas of Specialisation
Anaesthesia for General and Orthopaedic Surgery, Faciomaxillary Surgery, Urology and Obstetrics

Background
Dr Whiting has been working full time as a Consultant Anaesthetist since 1988. He Spent 2 year in Edmonton, Canada as a Senior Lecturer involved in research and clinical anaesthesia before returning to the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital in 1991 as a full time Consultant in Anaesthesia. Over the next 10 years, Dr Whiting was the Supervisor of Registrar Training at the RBWH and was the Acting Director of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care in 1998. He was also heavily engaged in the design and commissioning of the new RBWH Hospital. In 2000, Dr Whiting began his full time private anaesthetic practice as well as maintaining his public anaesthetic commitments at the RBWH.

Dr Robert Whiting

Dr Kate Sewell

Dr Kate Sewell

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Major (BSc) – UQ 2006  Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - UQ 2010  Graduate Certificate in Public Health (GradCertPubHealth) - UQ 2017  Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland – 2016 to present 

Areas of Specialisation
Anaesthesia for vascular, upper GI, bariatric (obesity), lower limb orthopaedic and ophthalmologic (eye) surgery.  Dr Sewell has a particular interest in major trauma and major vascular surgery.  

Background
Dr Sewell is a born and bred Queenslander who completed all of her education and medical training in Brisbane.  She spent the majority of her anaesthetic speciality training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, undertaking a Fellowship in Vascular Anaesthesia in 2018.  This Fellowship involved care of the critically ill patient for minor and major vascular surgery.  She now is a Staff Specialist Anaesthetist at The Prince Charles Hospital and a private Anaesthetist at most major private hospitals in Brisbane. Dr Sewell is also heavily involved in the ongoing education of Anaesthetic Trainees within the public hospital system. 

Other Interests
Dr Sewell’s enjoys painting, with a specific interest in watercolour art.  She also enjoys yoga, travel, wine and music of all genres.   

Memberships
Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (2019) Australian Society of Anaesthetists (2018)

Dr Kate Sewell

Dr Lisa Webb

Dr Lisa Webb

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science (Majoring in Biomedical Science) 2004, UQ MBBS (Medicine Bachelor/ Bachelor of Surgery) 2009, UQ FANZCA 2017

Areas of Specialisation
Dr Lisa Webb is a general adult anaesthetist with a special interest in Regional Anaesthesia (use of ultrasound guided nerve block techniques to provide optimal acute pain management/ used as an alternative to general anaesthesia). She regularly provides anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgery, colorectal, urologic, breast/ endocrine surgery in her public role and maintains an interest in anaesthesia for vascular surgery, ophthalmic (eye) surgery and ENT.

Background
Originally from Brisbane, Lisa underwent Anaesthesia training at The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Mater Adults/ Mothers, Queensland Children’s, The Prince Charles, Lismore Base and Logan Hospitals. She completed her provisional fellowship at the PAH in Upper GI Anaesthesia during 2016- gaining valuable skills in managing a busy tertiary operating theatre complex and caring for the critically ill non-cardiac surgical patient. During 2017 she undertook additional training via a second fellowship in Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at a major tertiary hospital in Toronto, Canada (Sunnybrook/ Holland Orthopaedic Centre), where she provided anaesthesia care for high volumes of elective joint replacement, major trauma and neurosurgical patients. Since then she has worked as a Staff Specialist Anaesthetist at John Hunter Hospital (Newcastle), VMO Anaesthetist at Lismore Base Hospital and has since returned to Brisbane where she works as a Staff Specialist at QEII Hospital and at all Major Private Hospitals. Dr Webb is a conscientious and self-sufficient anaesthetist who aims to work collaboratively with her patients, surgeons and nurses to provide safe high-level anaesthesia care in a relaxed environment.

Other Interests
Dr Webb lives to eat. She loves culinary travel and will travel far for a good bowl of laksa. She also thoroughly enjoys long board surfing, sleep, South East Asian and Italian cooking, running, wine, yoga, and watercolour painting.

Memberships
Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (2017 to current) Member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (2017 to current)- including the Regional Anaesthesia Special Interest Group Sustainability Officer- QEII Anaesthesia Department 2021

Dr Lisa Webb

Dr Tyrone Paikin

Dr Tyrone Paikin

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Major (BSc) – UQ 2008 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - UQ 2012

Areas of Specialisation
Dr Paikin’s areas of specialisation include anaesthesia for vascular, lower limb orthopaedic, obstetric, gynaecological, ear nose and throat, and ophthalmologic surgery.

Background
Dr Paikin is a specialist anaesthetist in Brisbane. Born and raised in South Africa, he moved to Australia in 1999 and completed his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science and postgraduate degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Queensland. Dr Paikin undertook his early training in Ipswich and further specialty training in anaesthesia and ICU with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in Toowoomba and Brisbane. He completed his fellowship in Vascular Anaesthesia at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. He is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and a member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists. Dr Paikin is currently a private Anaesthetist at most major private hospitals and maintains a Staff Specialist position at Logan Hospital in Brisbane. He is an Associate Lecturer with the University of Queensland and coordinates the Logan Hospital anaesthetic teaching program. Dr Paikin is a member of the Logan Hospital anaesthetic critical incident reporting committee and paediatric anaesthesia special interest group. Dr Paikin is supported by his wife Philippa and his two children and are proud to call Brisbane their home.

Other Interests
Running, golf, hockey, and spending time away from work with his young family.

Memberships
Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (2021-current) Member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (2015-current) Staff Specialist Anaesthetist, Logan Hospital Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland

Dr Tyrone Paikin