DR Lachlan Miles

DR Lachlan Miles


  • Cardiopulmonary bypass (Protamine and heparin pharmacokinetics)
  • Perioperative medicine (Non-anaemic iron deficiency)
  • Prehospital medicine (Drug induced hyperthermia)



  • Lachlan Miles is a Staff Specialist in Anaesthesia at Austin Health, an Honorary Consultant at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and an Honorary Fellow of the Centre for Integrated Critical Care at the University of Melbourne. Lachlan has completed fellowships at the Austin Hospital in cardiac, hepatobiliary and liver transplant anaesthesia, and in cardiothoracic anaesthesia and intensive care at Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. His subspecialty practice involves cardiothoracic and major hepatobiliary anaesthesia (including liver transplant) and perioperative medicine. Lachlan is a PhD candidate under the supervision of Professor David Story and Associate Professor Kate Burbury at the University of Melbourne. He is chief investigator for the IDOCS and NATO studies, and the ADEPT and PRODOSE trials. He has been appointed Scientific Convenor for the 2021 ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting.   


Member of

  • Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. General membership 2015 - 2020


Selected publications


Investigator on


Education and training

  • AdvPTEeXAM, National Board of Echocardiography 2014
  • PGCertCU, University of Melbourne 2012
  • MBBS (Hons), Monash University 2007

Awards and honors

  • ANZCA Melbourne Emerging Researcher Award, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, 2017
  • Fellow of the Australian and NZ College of Anaesthetists, 2015
  • Douglas Renton Medal for the Primary Fellowship Examination, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, 2011
  • Senior Medical Staff Prize for Clinical Research, Alfred Health, 2009
  • Robert Power Prize for Surgery, Monash University, 2007
  • Alfred Hospital Residents and Graduates Association Prize, Monash University, 2007
  • Harriet Power Prize for Medicine, Monash University, 2007