Dr Rowan Molnar

An Overview of Dr Rowan Rustem Molnar’s Accomplishments

Dr Rowan Rustem Molnar is a well-recognized medical professional with extensive clinical experience in anaesthesia. His main areas of specialization include cardiac surgery, tumour surgery, orthopaedic surgery, and plastic and reconstructive surgery. Currently, he is serving as the Head of Discipline, Anaesthesia at the University of Tasmania, Staff Specialist Anaesthetist at Launceston General Hospital, and ECronicon Anaesthesia Editorial Panel Member at ECronicon. He is also a lecturer at Harvard Macy's program on "Leading Innovations in Healthcare and Education" in Boston, United States. In the past, he has worked with St. Vincent’s Simulation Centre as the Medical Education Director (Anaesthesia).

Dr Rowan Rustem Molnar is an accomplished, award-winning author with extensive representation in numerous prestigious medical journals around the world. In 1980, he won the “Australian Kidney Foundation Scholarship” for the study of histopathology of Mesangial IgA disease conducted at Royal Melbourne Hospital. In 1984 he attended the Annual Anaesthetic Registrars Scientific Meeting, “Pre- Bypass Myocardial Ischaemia in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Surgery” and won the prize for Best Paper Delivered. His list of achievements also includes “Young Investigator Award” for the “Comparison of Two Sedation Techniques for Vaginal Ultrasound Ovum Pickup” from the “Australian Society of Anaesthetists.”

Some of Dr Rowan Molnar’s publications are:

  • Pre - Bypass Myocardial Ischaemia in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Surgery
  • Evaluation of a Breathing Circuit Disconnect Device
  • Intraoperative Patient-Controlled Analgesia: An Alternative to Physician Administration During Outpatient Monitored Anaesthesia Care
  • Spinal, Epidural and Caudal Anaesthesia
  • Fast track cardiac surgery - Can the same quality be obtained at reduced costs?
  • Comparison of Clonidine and Epinephrine in Lidocaine for Cervical Plexus Block

His latest book titled ‘Creative Disruption in Medicine & Healthcare’ was published in March, 2016 and has fetched great response from readers all across the globe.

Dr Rowan Molnar has also served as a teacher of simulation for various organizations includingSt Vincent’s Education Centre where he conducted the ‘Effective Management of Anaesthesia Crises Course’.