Dr Patrick Chung graduated from Sydney University in 1994 with First Class Honours. He trained in anaesthetics at various hospitals including Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Westmead Children’s Hospital and Concord Hospital. He was awarded his Fellowship to the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2003.
He is currently accredited to perform both adult and paediatric anaesthesia at many public and private hospitals including St George Private Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital, Strathfield Private Hospital, Concord Hospital and Auburn Hospital.
He is keen to maintain and update his anaesthetic skills and knowledge by regularly attending various anaesthetic conferences including Neonatal Resuscitation Course 2004, Airway Management Technique Workshop 2007, Australian Society of Anaesthetists Annual Meeting 2011, Australasian Symposium on Ultrasound and Regional Anaesthesia March 2012 and the Simulation and Mastery of Advanced Airway Resources and Techniques (SMAART) course 2018.
He has a keen interest in the education of future anaesthetists and is an Anaesthetic Module Supervisor at Concord Hospital. He presented at the ACI 3rd Orthogeriatric Symposium in November 2011 on Best Anaesthetic Practice for Frail Orthopaedic Patients and was an examiner for the UNDA Anaesthetic Practice vivas for medical students 2019.
Dr Patrick Chung has been the co-author on numerous journal publications, the latest being “Comparative randomized study of propofol target-controlled infusion versus sevoflurane anesthesia for third molar extraction J Dent Anesth Pain Med. 2018 Jun;18(3):169-175” which was presented at the 24th International Conference of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Brazil 2019.
His current anaesthetic practice includes anaesthesia for both adults and children in the fields of plastic and reconstructive surgery, orthopaedic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, ophthalmologic surgery, obstetrics and gynaecological surgery and urological surgery.