Dr Wayne Shipton


Current Position: 
Anaesthetist at the Gold Coast University Hospital

Local Breaks: Gold Coast - Burleigh, Snapper, Currumbin

Favourite Surf Destination: Honey smacks Sumatra Indo. Best surf of my life. 4ft and offshore with 2 mates out!

Surf Travel Experience: 
Bali about 6 times, Sumbawa, South Sumatra

Non-Surf Travel Experience: 6 months in Canada snowboarding; worked in the UK for several stints, travelled around Europe in a dodgy van for a couple of months; Thailand, Nepal, Sulawesi, NZ.

Education and Work Experience: Med School at the Uni of Qld; Anaesthetic training and resident years in Brisbane and the Gold Coast; Volunteer work including work in primary health care and anaesthesia in Sulawesi Indonesia, Vanuatu, Nepal and remote Australian communities.

Any other information you would like to add about yourself:
Family; Surfing; Work. Interest in anaesthesia practice in developing countries