Dr Ian Cooper

B.Med.Sci.(Tas), M.B.,B.S.(Tas)
Dr Ian Cooper Dr Cooper is a director and founding member of South East Brisbane Anaesthesia Service. Dr Cooper graduated as a doctor from the University of Tasmania in 1990 before completing specialist anaesthesia training in Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland and the United Kingdom. As an undergraduate he won a number of awards in pharmacology and therapeutics. He then spent several years working as a Staff Specialist in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care for Queensland Health before commencing full-time private practice in 2003. He has previously been vice-chairman of the Queensland Committee for the Australian Society of Anaesthetists, a Supervisor of Anaesthesia Training for the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, and a Clinical Associate Lecturer with the University of Queensland. Dr Cooper’s anaesthesia practice encompasses most surgical specialties and age ranges. His special interests are obstetric anaesthesia and anaesthesia for weight-reduction surgery. He has completed a course in Anaesthesia for Third World and Remote environments and worked briefly in Nepal. In what passes for spare time Dr Cooper is a keen sailor, bushwalker, badminton player and occasional golfer.

Dr Jeff James

Dr Jeff James is a director and founding member of South East Brisbane Anaesthesia Service. Dr James graduated from University of Queensland in 1989. He then practised medicine in numerous hospitals throughout Queensland, before beginning training in the speciality of Anaesthesia. He completed his training in 2000 and was admitted as a fellow to the College of Anaesthetists. He worked for several years as a staff specialist in Queensland Health. He began full time private practice in 2003, where with Dr Ian Cooper founded South East Brisbane Anaesthesia Service. He has been on the Medical Advisory Committee at Sunnybank Private Hospital for many years. He is also the chair of the Perioperative Committee at the same hospital. His main areas of practice are Opthalmic surgery, Faciomaxillary surgery, and Bariatric surgery. He regularly does volunteer work in Cambodia and Myanmar. He is a mad golfer, musician, and poker player.

Dr Jane Morris

Dr Jane Morris graduated from the University of London, and began her anaesthetic career in the UK before moving to Australia over 20 years ago. She completed her specialist training in Queensland by working at the Royal Brisbane, Princess Alexandra, Mater and Gold Coast hospitals. As a Staff Specialist with Queensland Health she was Supervisor of Training for the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists before moving into private practice 8 years ago. Her main areas of practice now are obstetrics, gynaecology and general surgery.

Dr Dimitri Fedorov

FANZCA Fellow Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthesia
Dr Dimitri Fedorov is a director and founding member of South East Brisbane Anaesthesia Service and has been a specialist anaesthetist since 1996. Prior to joining SEBAS, he worked as a staff specialist in Queensland Health. Dr Fedorov specializes in a number of different areas, including anaesthesia for obstetric and gynaecology, bariatric, orthopaedic and general surgery, with a particular interest in acute pain management during labour.

Dr Murali Rajaratnam

Dr Murali Rajaratnam is a Director of South East Brisbane Anaesthesia Services (SEBAS). He graduated from Monash Medical School as a doctor and later trained as a specialist anaesthetist in Queensland by working in most of the Hospitals in South East Queensland. He worked as a staff specialist anaesthetist at Princess Alexandra hospital and Redland Hospital. He works as Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) Anaesthetics with Queensland Health. He joined the SEBAS and working as a private Specialist Anaesthetist since 2010. His anaesthetic practice includes most of the surgical specialities, mainly General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Fascio-maxillary, Ophthalmic surgery (Eye). He was an Associate lecturer (Anaesthetics) with University of Queensland and Supervisor of Training (Redland Hospital) for the Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetist.

Dr Khai Van

Dr Khai Van was born in Vietnam and arrived in Brisbane as a refugee at the age of 2. Having completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree, he then went on to study medicine, obtaining his medical degree from the University of Queensland in 2002. Dr Van completed his specialist anaesthetic training in Queensland, working at various hospitals including the Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital, The Prince Charles Hospital, Ipswich Hospital, Logan Hospital and The Townsville Hospital. He was awarded fellowship to the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2010. Dr Van joined SEBAS in October 2014. He has an interest in training the next generation of anaesthetists and divides his time between public and private work. He is also an Examiner for ANZCA. His other areas of interest include anaesthesia for Orthopaedic, Obstetric, Opthalmology, ENT and General Surgery. Dr Van enjoys doing outreach programs, travelling to Third World countries on a volunteer basis, including Tonga and Samoa. In his spare time, Khai enjoys family time with his wife and children. He keeps fit by heading to the gym, running, swimming and bushwalking.

Dr Paul Sherwin

Loves travel.

Dr Sachin Verma

Dr Sachin Verma is a Director of SEBAS (South East Brisbane Anaesthesia Service).Dr Verma completed his Anaesthetic training in Queensland. After completing his Anaesthetic training, he was awarded with a Fellowship of Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2016. Following his basic degree in Medicine, he completed Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health (Melbourne,Australia ) and Masters in Public Health (Melbourne,Australia). He started his Anaesthetic training in 2011 with training appointments at Royal Brisbane and Women’s hospital, Royal Children’s hospital, The Prince Charles hospital, Ipswich hospital and Bundaberg hospital. During his training, he gained wide experience in all aspects of Anaesthetic practice and developed interest in providing Anaesthesia for Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery ,Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Surgery ,Bariatric and Upper GI Surgery, Orthopaedic / General Surgery / Urology / ENT/ Endoscopy / Obstetrics & Gynaecology as well as Peri-operative Medicine. Dr Verma has also worked as a Director of Anaesthesia ,Ipswich hospital (2017-2018).Prior to commencing his role as Director of Anaesthesia ,he was the clinical lead in quality assurance in Anaesthesia at Ipswich hospital. He was the chair of Ipswich Anaesthesia mortality and morbidity committee and was a member of QPPAMRC (QLD Peri-operative and Periprocedural Anaesthesia Mortality Review Committee). He currently holds a public appointment as a part-time specialist Anaesthetist at Ipswich hospital. He also holds an appointment as a senior lecturer in Anaesthesia and Critical care at the University of Queensland.His passions include cycling, badminton, yoga and travelling.

Dr Mark Krumrey

Dr Mark Krumrey is one of the directors of South East Brisbane Anaesthesia Services (SEBAS) and maintain a part time commitment to Queensland Health as a Senior Staff Specialist Anaesthetist at a local public hospital where I also function as senior lecturer in Anaesthesia and Critical Care for the University of Queensland. My anaesthetic practice covers most surgical specialities and procedures. My anaesthetic career started as a military doctor in the South African National Defence Force over 20 years ago after graduating from the University of Cape Town Medical School. At that stage of my career I was involved in Diving/hyperbaric and submarine medicine, aviation and retrieval medicine, various forms of rescue and prehospital care. Working in this environment brought me into contact with the speciality of anaesthesia. I received my specialist qualification from the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists after moving to New Zealand where I completed my postgraduate training. Subsequently I have worked as a specialist in New Zealand, South Africa and Australia. Outside of work I love indulging in family life and my interests are diverse.