Best Anaesthesiologists in Adelaide

Below is a list of the top and leading Anaesthesiologists in Adelaide. To help you find the best anaesthesiologist located near you in Adelaide, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Adelaide’s Best Anaesthesiologists:

The top rated Anaesthesiologists in Adelaide are:

  • Dr Stephen Kinnear OAM – Stace Anaesthetist
  • Dr Michael Abbott – AAS Adelaide Anaesthetic
  • Dr Adam Badenoch – Wakefield Anaesthetic Group

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Stace Anaesthesists

Dr Stephen Kinnear OAM - Stace Anaesthetist
Dr Stephen Kinnear OAM – Stace Anaesthetist

Dr Stephen Kinnear joined Stace Anaesthetists in 1997 and has been working in the practice continuously since that time.

Steve has a wide range of clinical anaesthetic experience and a strong interest in teaching anaesthesia, particularly to anaesthetists in developing countries, and also to Australian anaesthetists who are preparing to work overseas. Steve regularly works in neighbouring developing countries.

A large part of Steve’s work in Adelaide centres around anaesthesia for urology, ear nose and throat surgery, eye surgery, general surgery and colo-rectal surgery including sedation for endoscopy and colonoscopy.


Local Anaesthesia, Sedation, Nerve Block, Epidural Anaesthesia, Spinal Anaesthesia, General Anaesthesia


Address: 273 Wakefield Street, ADELAIDE, SA 5000
Phone: (08) 8236 5000


“Dr Andrew Fah is simply the best. Had a few procedures over the years and encountered some anaesthetic issues. Discussed this with Dr Fah whose great manner removed any doubts. Knee replacement operation anaesthetic was administered perfectly with no side effects. Stace = Professionalism” – Chris Hunt

AAS Adelaide Anaesthetic

Dr Michael Abbott - AAS Adelaide Anaesthetic
Dr Michael Abbott – AAS Adelaide Anaesthetic

Dr Michael Abbott is an integral part of the Adelaide Anaesthetic Services team in South Australia. Adelaide Anaesthetic Services (AAS) was established in 1973 and is now Australia’s largest anaesthetic practice in South Australia with over 45 specialist anaesthetists.

Michael Abbott is part of the AAS team who provides services to around 60,000 people in South Australia’s private hospitals every year. AAS provides a comprehensive 24/7 emergency service with never fewer than two specialist anaesthetists on call at any hour of the day or night.

AAS associates are actively involved in professional organisations such as the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA), in the training of anaesthetists in South Australia and sit on the hospital advisory committees of many South Australian private hospitals.


Airway Management, Post Anaesthesia Care, Anaesthesia, Obstetric Anaesthesia


Address: MGA Whittles Building, 176 Fullarton Road, Dulwich 5065
Phone: (08) 8139 0600


“Excellent care during my open heart surgery from the whole team, but I’m posting here as I really appreciate the warmth and openness from Dr Lin. She put me at ease when I was very nervous.” – Loth Cake

“Excellent service and support from Dr Dhillon and the team.” – Marie Chittleborough

Wakefield Anaesthetic Group

Dr Adam Badenoch - Wakefield Anaesthetic Group
Dr Adam Badenoch – Wakefield Anaesthetic Group

Dr Adam Badenoch  is a passionate South Australian, Hawthorn supporter, and father who works at Flinders Medical Centre and Wakefield Anaesthetic Group.

After completing his medical school, internship and residency at Flinders Medical Centre, Adam completed his anaesthetic training in the South Australian rotational scheme between 2010 and 2014. He has completed fellowships in difficult airway management at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 2014, followed by medical education/simulation at Flinders Medical Centre in 2015, and hepatobilliary and transplant anaesthesia at Toronto General Hospital, Canada in 2016 before returning to work in Adelaide in May 2017.

He has a diverse range of interests including ENT, Maxillofacial and Craniofacial anaesthesia, Hepatobilliary and liver transplant anaesthesia, Neuro and Paediatric anaesthesia.


Difficult airway management, Anaesthesia for ENT and Maxillofacial surgery, Anaesthesia for Hepatobilliary and transplant surgery, Neuro anaesthesia, Paediatric anaesthesia, Perioperative blood management, coagulation and transfusion medicine, Biostatistics


Address: 243 Wakefield Street | ADELAIDE SA 5000
Phone: (08) 8232 5755


“We give Dr Van Renen 5 stars because of his quality professional care & service. He was very respectful and did everything possible to alleviate pre-op anxiety with the utmost respect and attentiveness. Thank you so much, what a saint.” – Melanie Ward

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