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Dr Hannah Burns

Visiting Medical Officer, Lady Cilento Childrens Hospital

TOPIC : Button Batteries in the upper airway

Dr Hannah Burns completed a BSc at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand before moving to Brisbane to study medicine. She graduated from the University of Queensland, and completed her internship and residency at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. She undertook advanced specialty training in otolaryngology and gained her fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2008. The following year she spent 18 months at Evelina Children’s Hospital in London sub-specialising in paediatric ENT, with a special interest in airway disorders.

Following her return to Brisbane she held appointments at both the Mater and Royal Children’s Hospitals. She is now a visiting medical officer at the newly opened Lady Cilento Childrens Hospital in Brisbane. Dr Burns is an associated lecturer with the University of Queensland.