Affiliation: Anaesthesia University of New South Wales, DOUBLE BAY, Australia;
Connection with WFSA (if any): Australian Society of Anaesthetists American Society of Anesthesiologists
Award / titles received: Conjoint Lecturer at the Prince Of Wales Clinical School, University Of New South Wales Clinical Lecturer in Anaesthesia at the Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University 2007: Dr Sultana was elevated to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow having achieved distinction as a Physician.
Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Dr Sultana has a long-term interest in anesthesia and perioperative management of bariatric surgical patients and was the founding anesthetist at the Sydney Institute of Obesity Surgery. Dr. Sultana has presented Scientific Papers in anesthesia for obesity at international congresses in Berlin, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Sydney. He tutors at the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists' pre-examination course in Sydney His current research interests include novel airway techniques during anesthesia for the morbidly obese; target controlled intravenous anesthesia and other specialized anesthetic techniques for Bariatric Surgery.During 2012 Dr. Sultana presented at the Bariatric Master class during the ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth.In 2013 Dr.Sultana attended the 2nd ISPCOP symposium in San Francisco and was appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP).During October 2014 he presented a paper on Opioid Free Anesthesia for Bariatric Patients at the Australian Society of Anaesthetists National Scientific Meeting and in October 2015, Dr Sultana presented:“Use Of The Laryngeal Mask In The Morbidly Obese Patient”at: ISPCOP 2015: Frontiers In Anesthesia And Obesity - a satellite meeting of the American Society Of Anesthesiologists Annual Congress in San Diego USA
Biography: Dr Adrian Sultana MD FRCP(Glasg) FANZCA Graduated from the University of Malta in 1984, trained in General Medicine in the UK, and graduated FANZCA in 1993. His current research interests include novel airway techniques during anesthesia for the morbidly obese; target controlled intravenous anesthesia and opioid free anesthetic techniques for Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Sultana presents regularly at national and international meetings on techniques for Bariatric Anaesthesia and the perioperative care of the obese patient. In 2015, Dr Sultana presented: “Use Of The Laryngeal Mask In The Morbidly Obese Patient” at ISPCOP 2015 a satellite meeting of the American Society Of Anesthesiologists Annual Congress in San Diego. This year Dr Sultana is also an invited speaker about obesity anesthesia at the Australian and New Zealand College of Anesthetists Annual Scientific Meeting in Auckland the American ASA annual meeting in Chicago and at the 75th National Scientific Congress of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists in Melbourne.
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