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Dr Alan Yam

Alan is a specialist anaesthetist in the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Westmead Hospital. He is a clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney and one of the Departmental ANZCA Scholar Role Tutors. He was obstetric anaesthesia fellow at Westmead. Previously, Alan worked for one year as a pre-doctoral research fellow at National Cancer Institute in the US.

Interests include acute pain management in trauma patients, regional anaesthesia for chest trauma, and obstetric anaesthesia. Current projects include observational studies in acute pain management in patient with chest injuries, and impact of frailty on outcome in patients with rib fractures.

In my spare time, I like taking photographs, making sourdough and fly fishing (when I can go to Tasmania).

21 Mar 2021