Dr Richard Hirschson is a South African trained consultant general physician and intensivist with specialist qualifications from England (MRCP) and Australia (FRACP). His main areas of focus are the holistic approach to patients with multiple conditions, peri-operative medicine, and in-hospital management of acutely unwell patients. Dr Hirschson has an interest in anti-ageing medicine, and is not only passionate about helping patients to live longer, but also to live better. He has admitting rights to  Prince of Wales Private Hospital, is a staff specialist in the Department of General Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital (with admitting rights), and is a Conjoint Lecturer at UNSW