My journey in burns anaesthesia

Nigel Hamilton


Nigel will give a brief account of how he became a “burns anaesthetist” and why he continues to enjoy this role as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Fiona Stanley.



I was born and schooled in Perth, WA, and attained my medical degree from the University of Western Australia in 2000.  I began Anaesthetic training in 2005, and trained at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne in 2007 and 2008.  I obtained FANZCA in 2010 and began working as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Fremantle Hospital.  In November 2014 I began working as a Consultant Anaesthetist Perth’s new Tertiary Hospital, Fiona Stanley Hospital, and administered the first General Anaesthetic in FSH.  One year later a Burns Anaesthesia Group was formed at FSH of which I was an inaugural member.

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