Dr Ben Loh graduated in medicine at the University of Queensland in 1989. His interest in the specialty of anaesthesia developed early in his career. As an anaesthetic registrar, he worked in Redcliffe Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Hong Kong) and Maryborough Hospital before completing his training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital.
In 2001, he commenced in private practice, joining St. Andrew’s Anaesthetic Private Practice for a few years until the main bulk of his work took him to Northside Anaesthesia, where he remains until the present time.
His main clinical interests are anaesthesia for spine surgery and knee replacement surgery. He conducts anaesthetics for several spinal surgery lists each week including those of Dr Licina with whom he has worked consistently for over ten years.
Dr Loh has appointment as a consultant anaesthetist in all major hospitals in Brisbane. He is also a clinical tutor at the Wesley Medical School. He is a member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists and Australian Medical Association.
He enjoys travelling and dabbles in travel photography. In quieter times, he loves reading books, especially books with historical connotation.