Our Anaesthetists


Dr Leo Kelvin Cantwell


MBBS University Of Melbourne 1991
FANZCA Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists 2002

Joined Albert Street Anaesthetic Group 2003

Leo studied Medicine at The University of Melbourne and graduated in 1991.

He went on to complete his internship and residency years at the Western and Austin Hospitals gaining a broad range of medical and surgical experience.

Since 1996 Leo has worked exclusively in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. During his registrar years Leo worked at The Albury Base Hospital, Western Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital, Royal Children’s Hospital, and Mercy Hospital for Women. Leo’s provisional fellowship year was split between the Western and Royal Melbourne Hospitals working in both Intensive Care and Anaesthesia. He then went on to take a Visiting Specialist position at Western Hospital.

In 2003 Leo joined the Albert Street Anaesthetic Group and now works predominately in private practice. Areas of interest include anaesthesia for the following surgical disciplines – Plastic & Reconstructive, Orofaciomaxillary, Colorectal and Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Urology, Orthopaedics, Paediatric Dental and ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat).

Leo is a fellow of the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and participates in its CPD program. He is also a member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists.