Michael G Irwin, MB ChB, MD, FRCA, FANZCA, FHKAM, is Professor and Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Hong Kong, Chief of Service in Anaesthesia at Queen Mary Hospital and at HKU Shenzhen Hospital, China.
He is Past President of the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiology, where he is also a member of the education and examination committees and is chief censor. Professor Irwin has published more than 150 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals and is a regular invited journal reviewer. He is an editor of a number of journals including Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, Perioperative Medicine, CPD Anaesthesia (UK), Pain Research and Treatment, Hong Kong Medical Journal, Acta Anaesthesia Taiwanica, Case Reports in Medicine, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine and is on the International Advisory Panel for Anaesthesia. He is Chairman of the organising committee for the World Congress of Anaesthesia 2016.
Research interests include anaesthetic pharmacology, acute pain management and organ preconditioning.
AREAS OF INTEREST:
• Anaesthetic pharmacology
• Acute pain management
• Cardiac preconditioning
• Vascular anaesthesia
In the role of Faculty Member, Michael Irwin contributes recommendations and reviews to the Cardiovascular Medicine in Anesthesia: Basic Science Section in the Anesthesiology & Pain Management Faculty, writing brief accessible comments to summarize the value of the articles and adding rating score.
The Faculty comprises Heads of Faculty, Heads of Section, Faculty Members and Associate Faculty Members, as well as an International Advisory Board.
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