Dr Peter Malcomson | Anaesthetist

Dr Peter Malcomson



Areas of Specialisation
Dr Malcomson provides anaesthetic services for the majority of adult operations, including orthopaedics, general surgery, plastics, urology and gynaecology. He has particular in interest in enhanced recovery after surgery and regional anaesthesia.

Professional Experience
Dr Malcomson gained his MB BcH BAO in Belfast in 2008 and undertook early training in various hospitals in Northern Ireland.

After a move to Australia in 2011, Peter completed his anaesthetic training in hospitals across Brisbane, culminating in a fellowship at Princess Alexandra in 2020 for ear, nose and throat surgery.

In his career to date, Peter has enjoyed a broad experience of international practice gained in Belfast, Manchester, Oslo and Toronto, plus experience across Australia.

He is currently working at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital and is the nominated ANZCA airway lead in his department. He also works in private practice at hospitals across greater Brisbane.

Peter has a strong interest in teaching and is an associate lecturer with the University of Queensland. He organises and teaches difficult airway workshops for registrars in training and consultant anaesthetists. His current research project looks at the management of acute airway obstruction at a tertiary referral hospital over ten years, which is likely for publication this year.

Other Interests
When not working Peter loves playing golf, travelling, and skiing.