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.