Dr Simon Rohde appointed St Andrew’s Emergency Centre Director


St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of emergency medicine specialist, Dr Simon Rohde, as Director of St Andrew’s Emergency Centre.
Dr Simon Rohde
A Fellow of the Australian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM), Dr Rohde has extensive experience in emergency medicine gained over more than 10 years, including the past three at St Andrew’s.

Training first in pharmacy, Dr Rohde went on to complete a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at Flinders University, Adelaide, before relocating to Queensland in 2009 and commencing specialist training with ACEM in 2011.

Simon has gained clinical experience across a range of public and private hospitals in Adelaide, Darwin, Brisbane, Canberra and Singapore, including Brisbane’s Mater Children’s, The Prince Charles and Princess Alexandra hospitals.

His skills and expertise have also taken him to Cambodia and Vanuatu as an aid volunteer to run community clinics and provide mentoring for local doctors, and to the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in 2019 as part of a trackside team of specially trained doctors.

Dr Rohde said he is driven by ensuring patients consistently receive high quality care and is excited to lead the great team at St Andrew’s Emergency Centre.

“I’m looking forward to taking the St Andrew’s Emergency Centre forward into the future, to developing our services and department, while maintaining our
close-knit team culture,” Dr Rohde said.

“I want to grow a team that’s committed to our mission and values, who are highly skilled to provide exceptional and compassionate patient care, and ultimately become well-known as Brisbane’s best Emergency Centre.”