Dr Michael Levitt, M.B., B.S.(Syd.,) FFARACS, FANZCA

Dr Michael Levitt, M.B., B.S.(Syd.,) FFARACS, FANZCA has practised as a Specialist Anaesthetist since gaining his fellowship in 1982, following training at Westmead and Prince Henry Hospitals in Sydney. He was a Visiting Anaesthetist at Westmead Hospital from 1995 to December 2006 and currently has appointments at Norwest Private Hospital and Westmead Private Hospital as well as privileges at Mater Private, North Shore Private and Hospital for Specialist Surgery Bella Vista.

Dr Levitt was Chairman of the Department of Anaesthetics at The Hills Private Hospital from 1992 to 1996. He is Past Chairman of the NSW Branch of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA) and remains on the NSW Committee of Management of ASA. Dr Levitt was also on the Review Panel of the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) for some years. He was also Convener of the 2011 National Scientific Congress of the ASA held in Sydney. Dr Levitt was Managing Director of Medico Legal Specialists Pty Limited (MLS), based in the Sydney CBD from 2012 - 2014.

Dr Levitt's special interests include Obstetric Anaesthesia, The Management of Difficult Airways, Fibre-optic Intubation, Practice Management, Negotiation and Mediation, and Medico-Legal issues. He also has an active medico-legal practice as an expert in anaesthesia and related disciplines. Dr Levitt is a member of The Australian Society of Anaesthetists, the Australian Medical Association, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the European Society of Anaesthesiologists and The Medico-Legal Society of NSW. He is an Associate Member of the Australasian College of Legal Medicine. Dr Levitt served as Deputy Medical Director of Invivo Medical Indemnity Insurance in 2009. Dr Levitt founded Anaesthesia Associates in 1997 and served as Chairman from 1997 until February 2017.

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