Dr Amy Chan-Dominy is a locum consultant in paediatric and adult critical care at the Royal Brompton Hospital, joining the Trust in February 2015.

Dr Chan-Dominy graduated from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with postgraduate training in internal medicine and anaesthesia in both the UK and New Zealand. She then went on to train in intensive care medicine under the Australasia College of Intensive Care Medicine.

In 2006 to 2008, she completed research and clinical fellowship at the London King's College Liver Institute and Liver Intensive Therapy Unit. 

Since 2008, her clinical time has been equally shared between adult and paediatric intensive care medicine at centres for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), heart-lung transplantation and congenital heart surgery. This has included the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Evelina Children’s Hospital, Melbourne Royal Children’s Hospital, and Royal Brompton Hospital.

Areas of expertise

Dr Chan-Dominy’s interests include medical education and quality improvement. She is the current medical lead of the Royal Brompton Hospital adult critical care tracheostomy team and moderator of the Airway in Critical Care course for trainees in paediatric and adult intensive care medicine. 

Conference presentations 

Dr Chan-Dominy has given presentations on:

  • paediatric intensive care
  • liver critical care
  • cardiothoracic intensive care.

She has presented at conferences and published with the King’s College Institute of Liver Studies and the Melbourne Royal Children’s Hospital.

She is the medical lead for the paediatric complex care group and family-focussed steering group, and recent member of the adult critical care follow-up service.

Research Publications

Vasodilation after coronary artery bypass surgery is a common complication. Inflammatory mediators influence the expression of alpha1-adrenergic receptors.

Indications for tracheostomy in children have evolved from simple airway support for acute infectious upper airway obstruction relief to anticipated long-term ventilatory support in complex syndrom