Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Masada Private Hospital
Dr Ang completed her MBBS at Monash University in 1996. She began obstetrics and gynaecology training in 2000 at Southern Health after completing residencies in Australia and England.
Dr Ang took the post of clinical research fellow at the John Radcliffe Hospital and the University of Oxford. She then returned to Australia in 2006, taking a position at the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne. Here, she performs advanced laparoscopic surgery, teaches future specialists, and continues her clinical research. She is also head of Gynaecology Unit 1 at the Royal Women’s.
Fertility - IVF, Gynaecology
The Avenue Hospital, Masada Private Hospital
Neurological interests include orthopaedics, stroke, neuro oncology, spasticity management and degenerative neurological disorders. Other clinical interests include management of complex econditioning patients and management of the deconditioned elderly.
He enjoys education of registrars and residents, career counselling and novel clinical approaches to best clinical practice.
His non clinical interests include clinical leadership, program development, redesign pathways and complex systems review.
His passion remains patient and family advocacy and best care models with enthusiastic, motivated team members.
Roland Barrowman is an Australian trained Oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Roland completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Otago in New Zealand, before relocating to Australia to complete his Medical degree at the University of Melbourne. He was selected in the Victorian Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery specialist training program in Melbourne, and has worked in hospitals across Victoria.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr Gideon Blecher is a Urologist with a focus on genital reconstruction, complex penile issues, erectile dysfunction, and fertility concerns. He is the current co-chairperson of the Young Sexual Medicine Academy (YOSEMA) and serves on committees of both the International and European Societies of Sexual Medicine.
Pain Medicine, General Medicine
Ashley is a consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist who is focused on achieving high quality patient centred care. He has an interest in the management of bowel cancer screening and chronic liver disease and in particular the relationship between metabolic syndrome and fatty liver disease.
Ear Nose and Throat, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck
Michael is a personable and proficient Gastroenterologist and hepatologist who has interest in all facets of Gastroenterology and general endoscopy.
Michael is passionate about helping people reach their best health
potential, and is happy to see patients urgently. Michael can be contacted directly by health practitioners to discuss patient needs.
Dr Alan Breidahl is a Plastic surgeon with interests in post-traumatic and cleft lip-associated Rhinoplasty and has over 20 years clinical experience in all areas, including skin cancer, hand surgery, facial trauma and reconstruction, rhinoplasty, otoplasty, blephoroplasty, face lift, breast augmentation and reduction, liposuction and abdominoplasty procedures.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr Patrick Briggs is an internationally trained, Plastic Surgeon with
over 20 years’ experience.
Dr Briggs began his general surgery training in London and undertook further training in Plastic Surgery in the USA and Ireland. In 1991 he passed the Intercollegiate Board Examination in Plastic Surgery as administrated by the four Royal Colleges of Surgeons. After graduating as a qualified Specialist Plastic Surgeon, Dr Briggs worked in the Middle East during the war where he gained invaluable experience and provided lifesaving treatment to those who had suffered severe burns and war injuries.
Following this, Dr Briggs practiced as a Plastic Surgeon in Harley
Street, London a location known for being the epicenter of superior medical experience and standard.
Masada Private Hospital, The Avenue Hospital
Pain Specialists Australia, Co-Founder and Medical Director and Dr Nick Christelis holds two specialist medical qualifications in pain medicine: from the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, and the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London (UK).
Nick has over 15 years of experience and practices full-time within the field of pain medicine. He is an pain medicine physician with interest in intervention combining the full multidisciplinary team approach with advanced pain interventional techniques like nerve and joint blocks, epidural injections, radiofrequency ablation, pulsed radiofrequency, spinal cord stimulation and other advanced neuromodulation techniques.
Pain Medicine, Anaesthetics
The Avenue Hospital, Donvale Rehabilitation Hospital, Masada Private Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre, Warringal Private Hospital
I completed my undergraduate degree in medicine at the University of the Free State, South Africa in 1997 before coming to Australia in 2003. I then commenced specialist training as a sports physician at the Brisbane Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre, and subsequently at Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne. I completed my fellowship as a Sports and Exercise Physician in 2008. I went on to develop an interest in chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions especially chronic spinal pain, chronic groin and shoulder pain.
Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine
Alaeldin is the director of rehabilitation at The Bayside Rehabilitation Centre at Masada Hospital, Ramsay Health. He manages a rehabilitation unit, providing care for all patients with a variety of rehabilitation needs - from orthopaedics to complex neurological diseases, and is a consultant at the Royal Melbourne in the multidisciplinary Spasticity Management Service. He has participated in many national and international spasticity workshops.
Dr Elmalik has an interest in the use of ultrasound and technology in the management of post-stroke spasticity. He has co-authored a number of publications in the use of technology in neurological rehabilitation and spasticity management. Dr Elmalik is an Honorary Senior Fellow in the Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne.
Mr. Dan Gordon is a Otolaryngologist and fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. He graduated from Medicine in New South Wales and after completing his Masters's in Surgery moved to Melbourne for specialist training. During his specialist otolaryngology training, Dan worked at St Vincent’s Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, The Alfred, and the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Mr. Gordon has furthered his experience with a 12-month clinical paediatric fellowship abroad at Oregon Health Science University, Portland, Oregon. He has published and presented at conferences at a national and international level.
Dr Kowal's practise is an Ophthalmologist with interests in strabismus and paediatric ophthalmology.
If the Health Insurance Commision statistics are accurate (and they show all procedures that are billed through Medicare), then over the period from July 1st 2019 - June 30th 2020, Dr Kowal personally performed 12% of all private strabismus surgeries in Australia and over 40% of all private strabismus surgeries in Victoria.
Ophthalmology - Paediatric, Ophthalmology
A/Prof Cheng Hean Lo is a plastic surgeon. He is the current Head of Department of Plastic Surgery at Western Health, and is a senior medical staff at the Victorian Adult Burns Service (The Alfred). His areas of particular interest include burn surgery and gender affirming surgery.
At Masada Hospital, he offers:
• MtF & FtM chest reconstructive surgery (including TOP surgery)
• MtF genital reconstructive surgery (including orchidectomy, labiaplasty, vaginoplasty)
Dr Michelle Loh graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2009 after completing her post-graduate medical degree. She has since worked in numerous major hospitals in Victoria. In 2016, she achieved specialist recognition as a rehabilitation physician with the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine(AFRM). As an experienced rehabilitation physician in the private sector, she works with her patients to support them and leads her rehabilitation team, to achieve the best functional outcomes.
Mr. Daniel Moon is the Director of Robotic Surgery at Epworth Healthcare and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at The University of Melbourne. He is a urologist with particular interests in laparoscopic and robotic surgery, the management of prostate cancer, and the aftermath of its treatment. He has performed over 1000 major laparoscopic +/- robotic procedures, published the first Australian series of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in 2008, performed the first Australian robotic cysto-prostatectomy in 2009, published the largest Australian pyeloplasty series in 2011, and established a robotic partial nephrectomy program at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, publishing the first Australian series of this procedure in 2014.
Debbie Nathan graduated from Monash University with honours in 1997 and went on to complete her Gastroenterology training at Monash Medical Centre and then an Inflammatory Bowel Disease fellowship at Box Hill Hospital. She was admitted to The Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2005 and has publications in several gastroenterology journals.
Dr Nathaniel Preston attended the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in the United States, graduating summa cum laude with his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine.
Dr Preston completed his residency in Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery at Grant Medical Center; a level one trauma center in Columbus, Ohio, USA. They elected him Chief Resident in his final year and he also served as both the Secretary and Legislative Action Point of Contact for the Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association Central Academy.
Plastic Surgeon with an interest in Reconstruction and hand.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Hand Surgery
Mr Broughton Snell is a Plastic Surgeon
based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His training in Plastic Surgery took
place in Australia and the USA.
Dr Krystal Song is a Rehabilitation Physician at The Bayside Rehabilitation Centre at Masada Private Hospital. Her main areas of clinical interests involve management of people with neurological (stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinsons disease), multi-trauma, orthopaedic and cancer conditions.
The Avenue Hospital, Masada Private Hospital, Ramsay Surgical Centre Glenferrie
Dr Ross Triolo graduated from the University of Melbourne medical school in 2006. He undertook surgical training in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery in Victoria and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2017. He has completed a one year fellowship in Head & Neck Cancer Surgery in the USA.
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck, Ear Nose and Throat
At The Bayside Rehabilitation Centre Dr Tuminello will be providing rehabilitation services for patients' recovering from surgery, acute injury or disease states that require rehabilitation.
Dr. Nicole Winter is a General Surgeon with an interest in Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatrics. She also works as a consultant at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.
Nicole has a interest in a patient-centered approach to the treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer, hiatus hernia repair, anti-reflux surgery, and bariatric surgery. Nicole is also passionate about the education and training of junior doctors and improving the surgical training experience.
Bariatric - Obesity Surgery, General Surgery
Mr. Richard Zinn is a Plastic Surgeon who has trained and has experience in all areas of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. He is passionate about offering the highest level of care and expertise for his patients, optimizing results while minimizing downtime.
Richard undertook and completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Cape Town in 2003. Postgraduate training included 3 years of general surgery and 4 years of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, qualifying as a Plastic Surgeon in 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Richard then completed a Master's degree in Lipodystrophy, or abnormal fat distribution found among various populations. He completed the prestigious Royal Melbourne International Microsurgery Fellowship in 2015, and the Royal Per