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Dr Ravi Pillai

Specialty: Intensive Care Medicine
Practices at: MHB MPHB

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Intensive Care Unit
Level 5 Salmon Building
Mater Hospital Brisbane
Mater Hill
South Brisbane QLD 4101
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Dr Pillai is a Consultant Intensivist at Mater Health and QEII Jubilee Hospital. He is a Senior Lecturer at University of Queensland. Prior to joining Mater Health, Dr Pillai served as the Director of ICU at Hervey Bay Hospital from 2014 to 2018.

Dr Pillai completed his medical training at the prestigious Madras Medical College. He subsequently attained the Fellowship in Emergency Medicine (FEM) administered by Apollo Hospital and Royal College of General Practitioners of United Kingdom. He completed his Intensive Care Medicine Training in Australia and is a Fellow of the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) of Australia and New Zealand. Dr Pillai also has a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound from the University of Melbourne and is in the process of completing a Master of Medicine Degree in Perioperative Medicine with Monash University.

In addition to his clinical commitments, Dr Pillai is the designated Quality Assurance Officer at Mater Intensive Care and he conducts regular clinical incident reviews for the unit.  He leads the ICU blood management program and is one of two designated officers for DonateLife Australia at the Mater. Dr Pillai represents the ICU in Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) and Sepsis Working Parties and he supports Dr Peter Scott, Deputy Director of ICU, in workforce and roster management.


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