Dr Pierre Bradley
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Monash University
Areas of Interest
Perioperative management of the complex patient
Difficult Airway Management
Simulation & Human Factors
Dr Pierre Bradley MBChB FANZCA is the past Chair of Airway Management Special Interest Group (ANZCA/ASA/NZSA) and divides his time between public and private practice. He is a senior lecturer in the Department of Perioperative Medicine, Monash University and a British Journal of Anaesthesia article reviewer.
His interests include Simulation Training and Education, Airway Management, Neurosurgery including complex spines and cerebral aneurysms, Vascular Surgery including Interventional Radiology, Endocrine surgery including neuroendocrine tumors such as phaeochromocytoma, Orthopaedics and Trauma, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in both the elective and emergency setting.
He is the Course Director of Advanced Airway Management Refresher Course and a founding member of NATCAT (National Airway Training for Anaesthetic Trainees). He has taught and lectured at national and international meetings on tips and techniques for videolaryngoscopes, fiberoptic and surgical airways, including the Inaugral World Airway Managment Meeting in Dublin.
He is one of the lead developers of a free iPhone App Topicalisation and sedation for awake fibreoptic intubation involving many experts from around Australia.
Originally from the UK, he completed his undergraduate training at the University of Dundee before commencing General Physician training with interests in Acute Medicine, Cardiology and Endocrinology. In order to compliment his acute medicine skills, he undertook further training in Emergency Medicine, Adult Flight Retrieval Medicine, Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, only to discover that Anaesthesia was more interesting for him. This gives him a firm understanding of the complexities of perioperative medicine and how it relates to the patient.
He is actively involved in teaching, with specific interests in Difficult Airway (Educator with the ANZCA Airway Special Interest Group) and Simulation use in Medical Education and manages the Risk Assessment portfoilio at Epworth Healthcare for the Epworth Anaesthetic Advisory Committee.
He is an active participant in the "Continuing Professional Development Program" run by the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and is the past Secretary of The Alfred Anaesthetic VMO Continuing Professional Development Group.
He lives in Melbourne with his wife and 4 children.