Dr Arun Ilancheran holds Specialist Fellowships from the College of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, a Diploma in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and a Bachelor of Medicine-Bachelor of Surgery with Honours.
He currently works at multiple metropolitan hospitals which include Alfred Health, St. Vincent’s Public Melbourne and Eastern Health. His work entails delivering high-quality care to our sickest and most vulnerable public hospital patients who need emergency or intensive care. His expertise enables him to look after patients who are injured in major trauma, burns, transplant recipients, infectious diseases as well as those requiring very specialised quaternary care. He is an adjunct lecturer at Monash and Notre Dame Universities and is dedicated to improving the education of medical students at public hospitals. He also teaches on a wide variety of specialist courses that train other doctors in specific skills such as life-saving procedures, advanced life support and ultrasound.
He is the inaugural recipient of the Laidlaw Foundation Research Scholarship and has published on medical student teaching, blood transfusions in trauma and the use of video-laryngoscopy outside the intensive care unit.