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Vale Dr Rick Champion

Forever our friend and colleague



Rick completed his medical education and anaesthesia training in South Australia, having undertaken fellowships in upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery and in regional anaesthesia. He enjoys a wide and varied practice across the breadth of clinical anaesthesia sub-specialties, and is committed to the provision of high quality anaesthesia for his patients. 

Professional Interests

  • Anaesthesia for Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Anaesthesia for Orthopaedic, Spinal and Trauma Surgery
  • Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia
  • Anaesthesia for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Training & Experience

  • Medical training - Flinders University of South Australia, 2004-2008
  • Internship and residency - Royal Adelaide Hospital, 2009-2010
  • Specialist training in anaesthesia completed through the South Australian and Northern Territory rotational training program, 2011-2015
  • Fellowships in upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery (FMC) and regional anaesthesia (RAH), 2015


  • Associate Anaesthetist with Stace Anaesthetists, with visiting rights to all private hospitals in Adelaide
  • Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) Instructor, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons