Dr Shaun O’Brien

Specialist Anaesthetist – Member Of The Southern Anaesthetics Group, Perth, Western Australia

Dr Shaun O’Brien completed his undergraduate medical degree at Flinders University in Adelaide and his internship year at Royal Darwin Hospital. Dr O’Brien completed the majority of his anaesthesia training in various locations around Tasmania. After coming to Perth to complete a fellowship in Malignant Hyperthermia Anaesthesia, Dr O’Brien has remained in WA with his public consultant appointment at Royal Perth Hospital and as a Specialist Anaesthetist in various Perth-based private hospitals.


Professional Interests

Dr O’Brien has a particular interest in anaesthetising for ENT / Maxillofacial, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Neurosurgery (spine & brain) and Major Trauma / Orthopaedic surgical specialities.

He also has a keen interest in medical education as an instructor for a variety of medical courses.

Professional Training and Experience

  • Anaesthetic & Emergency Registrar – South West Regional Hospital, Burnie TAS (2009)
  • Senior Anaesthetic Registrar – Royal Hobart Hospital, TASMANIA (2010-2012)
  • Provisional Fellowship in Malignant Hyperthermia – Royal Perth Hospital WA (2013)
  • Consultant Anaesthetist – Royal Perth Hospital WA (2014 – present)

Current Appointments

  • Consultant Anaesthetist at Royal Perth Hospital
  • Dr O’Brien is accredited at the majority of Perth’s private hospitals


  • Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
  • Australian Society of Anaesthetists

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