Peter Lee

Qualifications: MB BCh BAO BMedSc FCARCSI MD, Fellowship in Ambulatory and Regional Anesthesia

Title: Consultant Anaesthesiologist and Clinical Senior Lecturer

Roles:

  • Principal Investigator, ASSERT for Health, University College Cork
  • Clinical Director, Malignant Hyperthermia Unit, University College Cork and Cork University Hospital.
  • Member Scientific Subcommittee in Geriatric Anaesthesiology, European Society of Anaesthesiology
  • Committee Member CUH Hospital Thrombosis Group
  • Co-lead of Cork University Hospital Preoperative Admission and Assessment Clinic
  • Committee Member Ophthalmology Service Transfer Implementation Group

Hospitals: Cork University Hospital and South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital

Subspecialty Interests:

  • Ambulatory Anaesthesia
  • Regional Anaesthesia
  • Malignant Hyperthermia
  • Preoperative Assessment

Teaching Interests:        

University College Cork undergraduate and postgraduate teaching

  • 4th year medical students, Senior Anaesthesia Clerkship
  • Supervisor for 5th year medical students research projects
  • Clinical Supervisor for EE3091: Biomedical Design
  • Faculty on Anaesthesia Simulation Courses ASSET Centre UCC

External Courses and Teaching

  • European Society of Anaesthesiology (workshops, lectures)
  • Faculty Cork Peripheral Nerve Blockade Course
  • Faculty Cork Academy of Regional Anaesthesia
  • Director Cork Regional Anaesthesia in Children Course

Research Interests:        

Medical Device Innovation and Development

  • Winner Cleveland Clinic / Enterprise Ireland Clinical Innovation Award 2012
  • ProDural project (novel epidural device)
  • RespiraSense device (novel respiratory rate monitor) with PMD Solutions

Persistent Post-Surgical Pain

Ultrasound guided neuraxial anaesthesia

Geriatric Anaesthesia

Projects:  

  • Irish National Co-ordinator for the European multi-centre POSE trial (Peri-interventional Outcome Study in the Elderly)
  • Facing Africa charity: Providing anaesthesia annually as part of a team of volunteer surgeons from the UK, Germany, France and Holland to Ethiopia each year to perform complex facial reconstructive surgery on the victims of the disease noma. http://www.facingafrica.org/

Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine

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