Dr. Peter Roessler
Also at Avenue Plastic Surgery is Dr. Peter Roessler, who has been practicing anesthesia for the past 34 years. Dr. Roessler is a specialist anesthetist and a Fellow of the Australian & New Zealand College of Anesthetists since 1980, having earlier graduated from Monash University in Science in 1970 and in Medicine in 1973.
Dr. Roessler specialises in the minimisation of post-operative pain, the minimisation of post-operative nausea and vomiting, and the rapid recovery of patients from anesthesia; as such he is a highly valued member of our team.
Dr. Roessler has been actively involved in teaching anesthesia trainees as well as colleagues and allied health professionals. He was on the State Committee where he acted as the State Education Officer, and was an examiner as well as Chairman of the Primary Examinations for the College of Anesthetists. He has also been invited internationally to act as an external examiner and has presented his research and clinical findings at national and international meetings. Dr. Roessler is one of the Central Assessors of overseas trained specialists for the College of anaesthetists, and currently holds the position of Director of Professional Affairs (Professional Documents). He sits on a number of committees including Safety and Quality Committee, International Medical Graduate Specialists Committee, Continuing Professional Development Committee, and is the College representative on a number of committees of other colleges. Despite this he manages to run a busy clinical practice.