Our Anaesthetists


Dr Geoff Steele


MBBS University of Melbourne 1991
DipRACOG Royal Australasian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 1994
MRCA Royal College of Anaesthetist, United Kingdom 1995
FANZCA Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists 2000
GCertClinUS University of Melbourne 2017

Joined Albert Street Anaesthetic Group 2006, member of the executive committee since 2015.

Dr Steele graduated with a medical degree from the University of Melbourne in 1991 and gave his first anaesthetic in 1992 under supervision at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Dr Steele began full time anaesthetic work in 1995 in Norwich England and then entered the anaesthetic training program based at the Austin Hospital in 1996. During his anaesthetic training he rotated through the Austin and Repatriation Hospitals, Bendigo Base Hospital, PANCH, Monash Medical Centre, The Mercy Hospital for Women, and The Royal Children’s Hospital.

In 2001, Dr Steele became a specialist anaesthetist and Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) after completing a provisional fellowship year in Kingston, Canada.

Dr Steele joined the Albert Street Anaesthetic Group in 2006 and continues to work in public at the Royal Women’s Hospital, where he was the Director of the High Dependency Unit for 5 years. Dr Steele also worked at the Austin Hospital from 2001 to 2019. He works at numerous private hospitals.

Dr Steele has enjoyed working as a volunteer anaesthetist in Tonga in 2003 and Bangladesh in 2007 as a member of Australian Interplast teams and more recently in Vanuatu as part of an Australian Urology outreach team having made 5 trips from 2009.

Dr Steele was an examiner for the final exam of the Australian and New Zealand College of anaesthetists from 2011-17. He currently sits on the Obstetric Anaesthesia committee of Epworth Hospital.

Dr Steele maintains a special interest in obstetric anaesthesia, but also regularly provides anaesthesia for facio-maxilliary surgery, including paediatric dental surgery, orthopaedics, urology, plastic surgery, gynaecological surgery and general surgery.

Dr Steele participates in the ANZCA Maintenance of Professional Standards Programme and AVANT Risk Management Programme.