Dr Peta Lorraway

MBBS (QLD), FANZCA, PGDipEcho (Melb)

Cardiac and Thoracic Anaesthesia, Neuro-anaesthesia, Transoesophageal Echocardiography, Anaesthesia for Orthopaedic, Plastic and Trauma Surgery.

Dr Lorraway was born and raised in Rockhampton before moving to Brisbane to complete her undergraduate medical training at the University of Queensland in 1993. She then completed her specialist anaesthetic training in the Queensland Anaesthetic Training Scheme after working as a Junior Doctor both locally and in the United Kingdom. Her fellowship year was spent in Toronto, Canada undertaking advanced training in Neuro-trauma Anaesthesia.

On returning to Brisbane she commenced work as a Senior Medical Officer at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and completed further training in Cardiac and Thoracic Anaesthesia.

Dr Lorraway remains a Visiting Medical Officer at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and enjoys her ongoing involvement with teaching of Anaesthetic registrars and medical students. She is a senior lecturer for the School of Medicine, University of Queensland.

Dr Lorraway has had a long-standing involvement with the ASA, with a particular interest in the welfare of Anaesthetists. Her private practice encompasses a wide range of anaesthesia for most surgical specialties including cardiothoracic, neurosurgical, orthopaedic and plastic surgery.

Outside of medicine Dr Lorraway enjoys spending time with her large extended family, cooking and travelling. She enjoys music and loves to support the performing arts.