Our Anaesthetists


Dr. Ben Hallett

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Monash University 2001
Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) 2011
Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and Digital Health University of Melbourne 2020

Ben Hallett completed his specialist anaesthetic training at Austin Health and The Royal Children’s Hospital in 2010 and then spent a year as a consultant at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children in Perth.

Ben joined the Albert Street Anaesthetic Group in 2011, has been a staff anaesthetist at The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne since 2012 and a research associate at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

Ben has a special interest in anaesthesia for children with cerebral palsy, complex airway surgery and in the use of high flow oxygen. He is also a passionate enthusiast of propofol and remifentanil total intravenous anaesthesia for children and regularly presents at national and international conferences on the technique.

Ben undertook a sabbatical year in 2020 and completed a graduate certificate in Health Informatics and Digital Health at the University of Melbourne and is an active participant in the digital transformation of health community.

Ben volunteers his time once a year with Operation Rainbow Australia, a charity that provides anaesthetic and surgical care to the underprivileged children of the Philippines with cleft lip and palate deformities.