Dr Billy Drew

Specialist Anaesthetist



Dr Billy Drew completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Sydney University.  He discovered his passion for critical care medicine and anaesthesia, completing his training at Royal North Shore Hospital and John Hunter Hospital.  After completing his specialist training in 2006, he and his young family moved to Sweden where he was offered the opportunity to complete a Fellowship in Anaesthesia for trauma, vascular, ENT and orthopaedic surgery at Uppsala Akademiska Hospital.

He returned to Newcastle and enjoys a mix of public and private practice.  He has fulfilled the roles of Director of Training in Anaesthesia at Maitland Hospital, Director of Anaesthesia at Hunter Valley Private Hospital, Executive Director of Newcastle Anaesthesia & Perioperative Service and Clinical Director of ECT at Warners Bay Hospital.

His main areas of interest include:

  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Paediatric and Adult ENT Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Gynae Oncology Surgery

When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 young boys playing soccer or cycling through the vibrant inner city of Newcastle.


  • Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
  • Australian Society of Anaesthetists
  • Australian Medical Association