Dr Gavin Pattullo

Dr Gavin Pattullo  MBBS (Hons) FANZCA FFPMANZCA

Gavin is an authorised NSW VAD practitioner and a practicing Consultant Anaesthetist and Pain Medicine Physician on the Lower North Shore of Sydney.  

Early in his consultant career he completed a Pain Medicine Fellowship under a world-renowned leading expert in Pain Medicine, this was followed by an additional two-year Fellowship in Anaesthesia with the University of Toronto (Canada), and then 15 years in the role of Director of the Acute Pain Service at Royal North Shore Hospital (Sydney).  He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and regularly provides educational presentations.  Gavin introduced a number of Australian firsts in anaesthesia and pain medicine practice while championing many others to optimise patient care which subsequently became widely adopted across NSW and Australia.

Gavin brings his own experience of the need for VAD for a loved one.  For him it is a great privilege to support those who due to circumstances outside of their control will knowingly, thoughtfully, and lovingly make decisions about how to live their life.

Gavin joined the DWD Board in December 2022.