Dr Harriet Beevor

Harriet went to Monash University and then trained in Anaesthetics and Hyperbaric Medicine at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. She then lived in Hong Kong for three years where she completed her Fellowship. Since returning, she has had public appointments at both The Alfred Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. She also works at several private hospitals across Melbourne including Cabrini, Epworth, The Avenue and Masada where she mainly specialises in Plastic, Gynaecological and General Surgery. Other interests include hospital administration. Harriet is the Supervisor of Training at Peter MacCallum and enjoys teaching and mentoring registrars and fellows from overseas. Outside work Harriet enjoys running, travelling and spending time with her young family on the Mornington Peninsula.

Dr Charith Weeraratne

Dr Weeraratne graduated from Monash University with honours in 2009. He obtained his specialist Anaesthetist qualifications with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2018, after completing his fellowship at The Austin Hospital. Dr Weeraratne teaches cardiac ultrasound to Anaesthetic trainees at Monash Medical Centre, where he is a VMO specialist.

Dr Tony Lim

I am a consultant anaesthetist based in Melbourne. I am committed to delivering excellence in anaesthetic services to all my patients. My areas of sub-specialty anaesthesia practice include ophthalmic anaesthesia, ENT surgery and obstetric anaesthesia. I am also skilled in Health Informatics, Clinical Research and Medical Education.

Dr Darragh O’Brien

Originally from Ireland, Darragh migrated to Australia in 2009. Darragh won a full academic scholarship to medical school at The Royal College of Surgeons, graduating will full honours in 2005. He commenced working in Dublin as a physician trainee and was conferred with full membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2009.

Darragh worked in intensive care and anaesthetics on arrival in Australia, completing his training through St Vincent’s hospital. He completed his anaesthetic fellowship at The Alfred and the Mercy Hospital for Women. His special interest is in Pre-hospital and Retrieval Medicine, completing an additional fellowship with Adult Retrieval Victoria as part of Ambulance Victoria.

Darragh’s research publications are in the area of pneumonitis and ventilation compliance, with this research being accepted for presentation at international conferences. He also holds a patent for a medical device invented in 2018.

Darragh has a keen interest in education. He is an accredited instructor for Anaesthetic Crisis Management courses (EMAC) and also is a lecturer in Critical Care at Notre Dame University.

Currently he works in public practice as a Retrieval Physician with Ambulance Victoria and an Anaesthetist at Mercy Health. His private practice is primarily at Epworth Richmond, Cabrini Malvern and Holmesglen Private Hospitals. Outside of work, his family of 3 small children under 6 years keep him very busy and when he has a chance, he enjoys attending the SuperRugby at AAMI and intermittently plays golf badly.

Dr Jim Yen

Dr Yen is an Australian trained Specialist Anaesthetist, with a special interest in spinal and cancer surgery. He works as a visiting specialist anaesthetist at Eastern Health and numerous private hospitals around Melbourne. Dr Yen obtained his basic medical degree at the University of Melbourne and trained in anaesthesia in Queensland. He holds postgraduate degrees in Health Professional Education and Clinical Ultrasound. Dr Yen prides himself in providing a friendly and efficient anaesthetic service for his surgeons and patients.

Balancing his work life, Dr Yen likes to spend his time outdoors, walking the dog, flying planes and learning foreign languages. Currently he speaks English, Mandarin, Taiwanese, Cantonese and aims to be fluent one day in the top 5 most spoken languages of the world.