Dr Matt Purcell

QUALIFICATIONS
MBBS, FANZCA

SPECIAL INTERESTS IN ANAESTHESIA
Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Breast and Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Bariatric Surgery.

BACKGROUND
Dr Purcell completed his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Queensland in 1996. Following this, he worked in a variety of different medical positions, including an extended period in Roma, QLD until he commenced his anaesthetic training in 2001. He obtained his Fellowship of Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) in 2005. Dr Purcell spent the next 10 years working as a staff specialist and visiting medical officer (VMO) at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH).

Dr Purcell has since transitioned into full time private practice where he services a number of private hospitals throughout Southeast Queensland and has a diverse scope of practice. In addition, Dr Purcell is an examiner for the fellowship exam for the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthesia.

Dr Purcell served as the Chairman of Wickham Terrace Anaesthesia’s Executive Committee from 2017 – 2019.

OTHER INTERESTS
Outside of work, Dr Purcell enjoys an array of hobbies and a busy home life with his wife and two daughters.