Stace Anaesthetists
Dr Stephen Kinnear

Qualifications

MBBS (Adelaide 1979)
Diploma of Obstetrics
RACOG (Adelaide 1980)
FFARACS (Australia 1988)
FANZCA (Australia 1990)

Memberships

  • Member of Anaesthetic Advisory Committees of several of Adelaide’s Private Hospitals
  • Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
  • Member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists
  • Member of the Australian Medical Association
  • Member, and past-chairman of the Overseas Development and Education Committee of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists

Steve joined Stace Anaesthetists in 1997 and has been working in the practice continuously since that time.

Professional Interests

Steve has a wide range of clinical anaesthetic experience and a strong interest in teaching anaesthesia, particularly to anaesthetists in developing countries, and also to Australian anaesthetists who are preparing to work overseas. Steve regularly works in neighbouring developing countries.

A large part of Steve’s work in Adelaide centres around anaesthesia for urology, ear nose and throat surgery, eye surgery, general surgery and colo-rectal surgery including sedation for endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Training & Experience

  • Registrar in South Australian Anaesthesia training program 1981-82 and 1987-90
  • Registrar in Anaesthesia, United Kingdom, 1986
  • Senior Registrar in Anaesthesia, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 1991

Appointments

  • Volunteer doctor, Australian Volunteers International, working in the Cook Islands South Pacific 1983/84 and again in 1989/90
  • Consultant Staff Anaesthetist, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 1992/94
  • Inaugural Anaesthetic Training Program Coordinator, Pacific Anaesthetic Training Program, Colonial War Memorial Hospital, Suva Fiji, 1995/96
  • Senior Consultant Specialist Anaesthetist, Royal Adelaide Hospital,  1997

Other Apppointments

  • Visiting Consultant to the Anaesthetic Department, Flinders Medical Centre from 1997

Awards

2018 - Medal of the Order of Australia. Conferred by the Government of Australia "in recognition for service to medicine, particularly to anaesthesiology"

2018 - Medical Educator Award.  Conferred by the Australian Medical Association for "outstanding contribution to medical education"

2008 - Gilbert Brown Award.  Conferred by the Australian Society of Anaesthetists for "devotion and commitment to advancing anaesthesia and education overseas"

2002 - Presidents Award.  Conferred by the Australian Society of Anaesthetists to a member who has made a significant contribution to the affairs of the ASA

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