Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist
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
BM,BS, FRCA, Masters in Clinical Science
Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis
General areas of expertise:
Adults with Learning disabilities
Particular areas of expertise:
Children with challenging behaviour
Leads Children’s Surgical Service
Service Lead for Acute Paediatric Medicine
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Link
South West General Surgery Network
Terrence Lewis Building
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust