Dr S Courtman

Dr S Courtman Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist

General information:
Dr Courtman trained as a consultant in anaesthesia in the South West and started as a consultant here in 2004. He has specialised in paediatric anaesthesia and completed his specialist training at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Dr Courtman has a particular interest in looking after children with challenging behaviour and disabilities and also in children’s pain management. He currently leads the Children’s Surgical Service and is also the lead for Acute Paediatric Medicine.

Dr Courtman is on the national council for the Association of Paediatric Anaesthesia which helps set national standards for the care of children attending hospital for surgery.

He also works for the charity Orbis operating on children with impaired vision around the world www.orbis.org


Qualifications:
BM,BS,  FRCA, Masters in Clinical Science
Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis

General areas of expertise:
General anaesthesia
Adults with Learning disabilities 

Particular areas of expertise:
Paediatric Anaesthesia
Paediatric Pain
Children with challenging behaviour

Responsibilities:
Leads Children’s Surgical Service
Service Lead for Acute Paediatric Medicine
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Link
South West General Surgery Network

Contact details:
Anaesthetic Department
Level 9
Terrence Lewis Building
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Derriford Road
Crownhill
Plymouth
PL6 8DH

01752 439203/439205

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