A/Professor Charlie Corke

Senior Specialist



Charlie is a Senior Intensive Care Specilaist at University Hospital Geelong, and the President of the College of Intensive Care Medicine

He undertook medical training at St Bartholomew’s hospital in London. After training as a physician he converted to anaesthesia and finally settled on becoming an intensive care specialist. After working in Hong Kong he came to Australia, initially working as Director of Intensive Care at the Repatriation Hospital in Melbourne. In 1991 he became Director of Intensive Care in Geelong. He has had extensive invovlement with the College of Intensive Care Medicine, serving as an Examiner, and an Executive Member since 2003. In 2008 he stepped down as Director of ICU at UHG to concentrate on his diverse medical interests.


Charlies careers include;


  • Former President of the College of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Regional clinical lead for the Respecting Patient Choices program
  • Originator of the ‘MyValues’ approach to advance care planning
  • Former Director ICU, Bawon Health



Charlie has published a number of papers and books on medicine and was featured on the ABC in the film ‘In the End’, and 'Insight'.

Respecting Patient Choices