Dr Christopher Bain
Dr Bain is a specialist anaesthetist with expertise in all areas of anaesthesia related to complex adult cardiothoracic surgery, thoracic transplantation, and mechanical circulatory assistance. He is credentialed by examination in perioperative transoesophageal echocardiography.
Dr Bain was trained in cardiothoracic anaesthesia at the Alfred Hospital and Geelong Hospital. He was employed as a cardiothoracic anaesthetist at The Royal Infirmary (Edinburgh, Scotland), before returning to Melbourne to appointments at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University.
Dr Bain is passionate about the quality and safety of anaesthesia. He is a longstanding council member of the Victorian Consultative Council on Anaesthetic Mortality and Morbidity within the Department of Health and Human Services. He is also a medical researcher in field of perioperative genomics, which aims to improve the quality of perioperative care by utilising genomic technology to more precisely predict how the body responds to anaesthesia and surgery.