Dr Gene Palmer is a Consultant Anaesthestist with particular interests in regional, bariatric and trauma anaesthesia.
Dr Palmer completed his medical training at the Flinders University of South Australia in 2001, and his Anaesthesia training was commenced in London and completed in Perth when he was awarded his FANZCA in 2010.
He currently provides Anaesthesia to a range of surgical subspecialties at Royal Perth Hospital, St John of God Hospital Subiaco and Murdoch, Mount Hospital, Hollywood Hospital and South Perth Hospital.
If you take medications that thin the blood such as Warfarin or Clopidigrel (Plavix, Iscover), could you please call the rooms on 6267 6200. Your surgeon will advise you about continuing Aspirin. Do not take any medications for diabetes on the day of surgery. All other medications may be taken with a small sip of water the morning of surgery.
Morning surgery: Fast from midnight for all foods and liquids.
Afternoon surgery: You may have an early breakfast before 7am, nothing further apart from sips of water until 11am.
Dr Palmer will always speak with you prior to surgery to check your medical history and explain your anaesthetic. Depending on the complexity of your surgery he may see you in the rooms, consult via telephone, or see you on the day of surgery.
To ensure you are fully aware of the costs involved with your anaesthesia please fill in the patient questionnaire form or contact us on (08) 6267 6200 to obtain an estimate of fees. Please note that although every effort is made to provide accurate estimates, based on the above variables the final account post surgery may differ to the estimate provided.
If you have any concerns about the quoted estimated fee you should discuss them with your anaesthetist prior to your anaesthesia.