Anaesthesia and Pain Management Services at Flinders Medical Centre


The Anaesthesia Department provides anaesthesia services for most of the divisions at Flinders Medical Centre (FMC). The expertise required of the staff is broader ranging than in any other hospital in South Australia. It includes all surgical specialties, obstetrics, neonatal surgery, liver transplant, cardiac surgery, paediatric surgery and major trauma.

Anaesthesia provides substantial emergency cover out of hours, for emergency surgery and the Labour and Delivery Suite, plus covering emergencies and unexpected demands within hours.

The Pre-Admission Unit is available for people coming in for planned or elective surgery.

Anaesthesia provides staff for three pre-admission clinics – general, obstetric and cardiac.


Referral form for GPs (PDF 35KB)

Contact details

Telephone: (08) 8204 4266 
Fax: (08) 8204 4197


Pain Management Unit at Flinders Medical Centre

Provisional Fellowships in Anaesthesia

The Flinders Medical Centre Anaesthetic Department offers ANZCA-approved Provisional Fellowship Positions in the following specialities:

  1. Cardiothoracic anaesthesia
  2. Obstetric anaesthesia (including high risk obstetrics)
  3. Hepatobiliary anaesthesia / Liver Transplantation
  4. Vascular anaesthesia
  5. Regional anaesthesia
  6. Simulation / Medical Education
  7. Neuroanaesthesia
  8. Research in Anaesthesia

These Provisional Fellowship positions are offered as 6 month rotations, and are available for 6 or 12 month contracts. Positions commence in February or August, as per the training year dates as defined at SAMET

Positions are advertised via direct appointment or via the SA Health Careers site.

For enquiries, please contact:
Dr Anthony Guterres
Deputy Director in Charge of Education and Training
Ph: (08) 8204 4266

For further information please see Anaesthesia Provisional Fellowship roles (PDF 240KB).