>   Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA), 2004

>   Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) London, 1999

>   Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Adelaide University, 1990



Richard is originally from Adelaide and completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Adelaide Medical School.  His anaesthesia training commenced at Leighton Hospital in Crewe in the UK.  He completed his training as part of the North Thames Central School of Anaesthesia and held training appointments at The Middlesex Hospital, The Royal Free Hospital, Great Ormond St, Stanmore and other North London DGH’s.  Richard was appointed as a consultant anaesthetist at the Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital (RNTNE) in 1999, which is a tertiary referral centre for head and neck surgery in central London.

In 2003, he returned to Adelaide with his young family, completed the Australian anaesthetic fellowship and was appointed as a staff specialist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.  In 2006, he commenced working in the private sector and recently has made the move to the exciting new group at Pulse.  Richard remains the SSU Supervisor for FANZCA training program in Head and Neck Anaesthesia and enjoys the balance of working in both the private and public sector.



>   Specialist Anaesthetist, Pulse Anaesthetics, 2016 – current

>   Specialist Anaesthetist, Wakefield Anaesthetic Group, 2006 – 2016

>   Staff Specialist, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 2003 – current

>   Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital, UK, 1999 – 2003



>   ENT, head & neck surgery and the difficult airway

>   Major abdominal surgery

>   TIVA, sedation & office-based procedures

>   Orthopaedics & joint replacement surgery

>   Pre-anaesthetic assessment & acute post-op pain management



>   Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

>   Australian Society of Anaesthetists

>   Australian Medical Association

>   Regional Anaesthesia ANZCA Special Interest Group

>   Airway Management ANZCA Special Interest Group

>   Royal College of Anaesthetists

>   Difficult Airway Society