Dr Angstmann has a clinical interest in both laparoscopic and hysteroscopic fertility-related procedures. This also includes excisional procedures for endometriosis.
Fertility - IVF
Victorian Day Procedure Centre
Dr Glareh Arfaei is a Pain Medicine Physician and Rehabilitation Physician
Glareh graduated from the Iran University of Medical Sciences in 2003 before undertaking training in Australia. She became a Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine in 2016 before completing further subspeciality training in pain medicine, becoming a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.
Pain Medicine, Rehabilitation
Warringal Private Hospital, Donvale Rehabilitation Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre
Adele Burgess is a General Surgeon with an interest in colorectal surgery with consulting rooms in Heidelberg located near Warringal Private Hospital and the Victorian Day Procedure Centre .
General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery
Warringal Private Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre
Dr Matthew Choy is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Austin Hospital and works in private practice in north east Melbourne. Matthew consults in all aspects of gastroenterology and has a clinical interest in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and interventional luminal endoscopy (gastroscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy and small bowel balloon enteroscopy). He performs procedures at Warringal Hospital and Victorian Day Procedures Centre in Heidelberg.
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
Dr Annie (Suk Yi) Chu is a Specialist in both Pain Medicine and Anaesthetics.
With more than 16 years of experience practicing in the field pain of pain management, Dr Chu is considered a leader in this field of medicine, where she now practices full-time at Pain Specialists Australia.
She graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and trained in Clinical Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in Hong Kong before becoming a Fellow of both the Faculty of Pain Medicine and Faculty of Anaesthesiologists in Hong Kong in 2015 and 2005 respectively. She also became a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2006.
The Avenue Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre
Dr Alex Craven is a General Surgeon with clinical interests in obesity and upper gastrointestinal surgery.
General Surgery, Bariatric - Obesity Surgery, Upper Gastro Intestinal Surgery
Warringal Private Hospital, Northern Private Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre
Gastroenterology, Hepatic and Biliary Surgery
Victorian Day Procedure Centre, Warringal Private Hospital
Rashi has worked in two of Australia’s leading fertility units, including the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne and draws on this experience to provide her patients with up to date and evidence based care. She is passionate about offering appropriate advice, investigation and treatment to her patients. Where less invasive fertility treatments are indicated such as lifestyle changes and ovulation induction, she is a strong advocate of them. If it is deemed that IVF is required an individualised approach is used. With the support of her nursing, embryology and reception staff at Genea, Rashi is able to help her patients achieve the best success rates possible.
Fertility - IVF, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr Lewinsohn is a Pain Medicine Physician completing his undergraduate and post-graduate training at the world-renowned Barts and Royal London Medical and Anaesthesia Schools.
He practiced as a pain medicine physician and anaesthetist at Barts and Royal London Medical and Anaesthesia Schools in London. During this time, he was appointed as the clinical lead in pain services at Whipps Cross Hospital.
Dr Lewinsohn has now emigrated to Australia and joined the team at Pain Specialists Australia to work full time as a chronic pain medicine physician.
The Avenue Hospital, Victorian Day Procedure Centre, Warringal Private Hospital
Dr Kate McIlwaine brings a fresh and compassionate approach to managing patients with fertility issues in a supportive environment. She integrates evidence-based medicine with patient-centred medical and lifestyle management to achieve the best possible fertility outcomes for her patients. Kate has extensive training and experience in treating women with endometriosis and appreciates the particular challenges that this disease can pose to fertility. She strives to provide personalised, care and takes the time to explain the various treatment options to her patients so they feel empowered throughout their fertility journey.
Fertility - IVF, Gynaecology
Dr Ilonka Meyer is a Pain Medicine Physician and Anaesthestist, with a strong interest in peri-operative pain and medication optimisation, interventional pain treatments, cancer pain and palliative care.
Mr Ba Nguyen is a highly trained General Surgeon with an interest in colorectal surgery consulting in Heidelberg, with rooms conveniently located close to Warringal Private Hospital and the Austin Hospital. "Ba provides a professional service with an emphasis on patient care and compassion’.
Dr Njo has been practicing in Pain Medicine for over 12 years and as an Anaesthetist for 20 years.
Anthony graduated in 2001 in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong. After completing his Fellowship in Anaesthesiology of Australian & New Zealand College and Hong Kong College, he started noticing his passion for helping patients suffering from pain.
He started practice in Pain Medicine in 2009 and obtained dual Pain Medicine Fellowships of Australian and Hong Kong Colleges. In addition, he holds a master degree in Public Health.
Stiofan graduated from University College Dublin in Ireland before undertaking vocational training. During this time he developed a strong interest in pain management. He trained both in Ireland and in Australia and completed specialist training both in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine. Having gained comprehensive training and experience in all areas of pain management, Stiofan became a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2015.
Mr. David Proud is a General Surgeon with an interest in colorectal surgery who has trained in Australia and internationally. He consults in Heidelberg with rooms adjacent to both the Austin Hospital and Warringal Private Hospital.
Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist
After completing her preclinical degree at Cambridge University, United Kingdom, Clara returned to the Asia Pacific region and completed her specialist training in anaesthesiology. She then obtained fellowships in Pain Medicine in both Australia and Hong Kong. She is the supervisor of pain training (SOT) at Pain Specialists Australia.
With more than a decade's experience in managing patients with pain, Clara is also an avid teacher and examiner for the Board of Pain Medicine in Hong Kong.
Having relocated to Melbourne, Clara is also an Anaesthetist in Box Hill Hospital, where she is experienced in managing patients with acute post-operative pain.