Dr Dilshard (Mohamed) Soodin, ENT, MB BS, MS(Otol &HN Surg), FRACS(Otol & HN Surg) ENT
Dr. Soodin, our visiting Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon, has a practice located in Campbelltown. His subspecialty interest is Rhinology, Endoscopic sinus surgery and also General ENT both in paediatric patients and adults.He currently consults once a month and will be visiting fortnightly in the medium term.
Dr Soodin has visiting rights at Campbelltown Private Hospital and Nowra Public Hospital
Dr Riton Das, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, Heamotologist
Dr Das is our visiting Haemotologist and has a wide-ranging practice and his interests include, but are not limited to; low grade non Hodgkin Lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplasia, iron deficiency, iron overload, CML, CLL, Polycythemia, thrombocytosis, ITP, cytopenias, DVT & PE, investigations of bleeding and bruising. He performs diagnostic bone marrow biopsy on site.
He is a VMO Haematologist at Southern highlands private hospital at Bowral.
He visits fortnightly and is availble weekly via teleconference.
Professor John Quin, BSc, PhD, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, Immunologist and Allergist
Professor Quin has over 30 years experience as an immunologist and allergist. He can assist and treat patients with: skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis, urticaria (hives) and psoriasis; allergies such as rhinitis, asthma and drug allergies; auto-immune diseases such as vasculitis and co-systemic lupus erythematosus and immunodeficiencies such as paediatric immunodeficiencies and immunoglobulin deficiency eg. CVID.
Professor Quin has rooms in Liverpool and is also an honoury VMO for the Department of Immunology Liverpool Health Services. He consults monthly in Goulburn.
Dr Marie Ooi, MBBS BSc (Med) FRACP Gastroenterologist,
Dr Ooi is a Consultant Gastroenterologist. Her interests include investigation and care of abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic diarrhoea, severe constipation, faecal incontinence, inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition, hepatology and hepatobiliary/pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
Dr Ooi is an accredited diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograpy (ERCP) with the Conjoint Committee. She has visiting rights at Campbelltown Private Hospital where she charges zero gap for colonoscopies and gastroscopies.
Dr Nadia Manzoor, MBBS, FRACP, Endocrinologist
Dr Manzoor is an endocrinologist with a special interest in gestational diabetes and pituitary disease, as well as general diabetes, thyroid and other common endocrinology conditions. She recently completed a fellowship in the Garvan Institute focusing on pituitary conditions.
Dr Manzoor will be seeing Dr McMahon's follow up patients while she is on maternity leave. She visits on Thursdays.
Dr Wisam Ihsheish, MBBS (Adel), FRACS (orth), FAOrthA, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr Ihsheish has a wide range of interests and training is orthopaedic surgery, these include joint replacement surgery (hip and knee replacement); Arthroscopic surgery of the knee; Orthopaedic trauma surgery (bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons) and General orthopaedic surgery.
Dr Ihsheish is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon/VMO at the Goulburn Base Hospital operating weekly and on call for emergencies. He has operating rights at Calvary John James and Canberra Private Hospital.
Dr Brooke Thompson, BMed(Sci), MBBS, FRACP, Paediatrician
She currently works part time at The Bowral and District Hospital seeing acute inpatients as well as general paediatric outpatients. She cares for infants and their families through her role as a VMO with Karitane at The Camden Hospital. She is directly involved with the teaching of the medical students of Wollongong University.
Her interests are varied. From the common paediatric conditions such as
constipation and asthma to behavioural and developmental conditions including Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is also able to sign off on NDIS reports. With two small children herself, a recent area of interest is assisting parents in managing the common sleep and feeding issues encountered in the early newborn period..
Dr Catherine Jonas, MBBS, MD, FRACP, Paediatrician
Dr Catherine Jonas is a Consultant Paediatrician and a Paediatric Sleep Physician. In addition to general childhood medical conditions, she has special interest in obstructive sleep apnoea, insomnia, and various non-respiratory sleep disorders.
Dr David O'Rourke, MBBS, FRACGP, FARGP, FRANZCOG, O&G
David is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who completed a masters degree in reproductive medicine in 2011 from the University of NSW and has incorporated fertility work into his practice.
As well as general obstetrics and gynaecology, his areas of expertise are infertility including IVF and keyhole (Laparoscopic) surgery for hysterectomy.
Dr Tien Tay, MBBS, MMed, FRACP, Rheumatologist
Dr. Tay is a rheumatologist who treats arthritis, shoulder and back pain as well as autoimmune conditions, such as scleroderma, lupus and vasculitis. He performs joint aspirations and injections.
Dr. Tay is a member of the International Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium Damage Index Working Group. Dr. Tay consults fortnightly.
Dr Sim Hom Tam, MBBS, FRANZCOG, O&G
Dr Sim Hom Tam is a specialist in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Infertility.
Dr Tam has special interest in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, high risk obstetrics and infertility procedures.
He has admitting rights and operates in both private and public hospitals in Canberra and regional NSW.
Dr Richard Savdie, MBBS, MS (Urol), FRACS, Urologist
Dr Richard Savdie has recently been appointed the visiting Urologist at Goulburn Base Hospital. He thus has operating rights at Goulburn Base as well as practices out of St Vincent’s in Sydney.
Dr Savdie carries out a vasectomy clinic every month at the health hub.
Dr Savdie performs Robotic, Laparoscopic and Complex Open Surgery for Bladder, Kidney, Prostate and Testis Cancer.
Dr Zain Qadri, MBBS, FRACP, Nephrologist
Dr Qadri is nephrologist and kidney specialist. He treats patients with kidney diseases, kidney failure, high blood pressure, Kidney stones and patients with kidney transplant.
Currently, he is a visiting medical officer at the Goulburn Base Hospital and will be consulting on Tuesdays.
Dr Jonathan Cherry, MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ, Cardiologist
Dr Jonathan Cherry is an interventional and general cardiologist. Initially from Adelaide, where he completed his medical degree, he moved to Sydney where he began his advanced training in cardiology at St Vincent's Hospital. His training there included a one year fellowship in heart failure and transplant. Upon receiving his fellowship he then undertook an interventional cardiology fellowship at Concord Hospital in Sydney in 2013. His main interests include coronary intervention, heart failure and echocardiography.
Dr Oliver Gibbs, BSc (Forensics), MBBS (Hons), MPhil (Medicine), FRACP, Cardiologist
Dr. Gibbs has particular interest in Interventional Cardiology and is actively involved in Research in the area of Acute Coronary Syndromes. Dr. Gibbs is currently an Interventional Cardiology Fellow at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney and a VMO at Sydney Southwest Private Hospital.
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Dr Alister Ramachandran FFPMANZCA , FFPMCAI, FANZCA, FCARCSI, DPMed(CARCSI), MSOMM, Pain Specialist
Dr. Alister Ramachandran is an internationally trained specialist in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine completing dual specialization in India, UK & Ireland, New Zealand and Australia.Dr. Ramachandran has a special interest in the Interventional Pain Medicine and has completed the World Institute of Pain certification (FIPP); which is the highest level of accreditation in this field.
He has over 16 years of experience in Anaesthesia and he has been helping patients with chronic pain for the last 7 years. Dr. Ramachandran currently heads the multidisciplinary pain service at Westmead hospital and has hospital appointments in pain medicine and anaesthesia at Nepean Hospital
Dr Irshad Ali, MBBS, FRACP, Respiratory and Sleep Physician
Dr. Ali is a respiratory and sleep physician who has been consulting for the last eight years in the region. He is based in Bowral and visits fortnightly. Dr Ali admits at Bowral Base Hospital and Southern Highlands Private Hospital.
Dr Htun Htun Naing, FRACP, Geriatrician
Dr. Naing is a geriatrician based out of the Health Hub. He offers nursing home and home visits to frail patients. His special interests include comprehensive geriatric assessments, polypharmacy, memory impariment and falls assessment.
Dr. Naing bulk-bills all his patients. He practices in public and private settings in Canberra Hospital.
St Jude Sleep Disorder Clinic
Under the direction of a specialist respiratory and sleep physician, the St. Jude Sleep Disorder Clinic pride themselves in their expert knowledge of sleep disorders. They deliver comprehensive sleep diagnostic and treatment services. Whether you require diagnostic tests or treatment for a disorder such as sleep apnoea, the team can help.
Goulburn Respiratory Lab
The lab offers formal laboratory based diagnostic services for respiratory related disease.
The test will include formal diagnosis of asthma, COPD, gas exchange, lung volumes and respiratory muscle strength testing for musculoskeletal and neurological diseases.
Testing is conducted by respiratory scientist Jane Fusi fortnightly on Tuesdays.
Dr Chelsea McMahon, BSc, MBBS, FRACP, Endocrinologist
Dr. Chelsea McMahon is our visiting endocronologist.
She is visiting once a month and her follow-up consults are via video conference at the hub.
Dr. McMahon's areas of interest include diabetes (type 1, type 2 and diabetes related), insulin-resistance (including metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovarian syndrome), obesity, calcium and bone disorders, and thyroid disorders.
Dr Janet Ninio, MBBS, FRACGP, Skin Cancer Doctor
Dr. Ninio has over 20 years experience in skin cancer medicine and surgery. She can assist with thorough skin checks and perform all procedures required.
Dr Yash Gawarikar, MBBS, FRACP, Neurologist