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Mr Saleh
Abbas

Specialty

General Surgery

Contact

P: +61 3 5271 7668
F: +61 3 4206 7080

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Mr Saleh Abbas is a general surgeon with subspecialty in surgery of the pancreas, liver, gall bladder and bile duct. Trained as a General Surgeon FRACS, with Doctor of Medicine University of Aukland, with subspecialty training in the liver and the pancreas, ANZHPBA Fellow. He is also a laparoscopic surgeon with a wide spectrum of expertise including laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic adrenal, spleen, pancreas and gall bladder surgery. His particular interest is cancers of the liver, metastatic bowel cancer, pancreatic tumours and cancers of the gall bladder and the bile duct. In addition to the above he also performs all types of General Surgery including upper and lower GI endoscopy.

Consulting Address

Geelong Gastrointestinal Surgery
Suite 6.6
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • MBCHB
  • FRACS
  • FRCS

Dr Moses
Abe

Specialty

Gynaecology

Contact

P: +61 3 5221 4000
F: +61 3 5221 4050

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Dr Abe has been a fully registered medical practitioner since 1995. He completed over ten years of formal specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine in the UK and Ireland.

He moved to Australia in 2010 following appointment to Deakin University as a senior clinical lecturer and Monash IVF as a fertility specialist.

Dr Abe has since been a practicing Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at University Hospital Geelong and practices gynecology at the state of the art Epworth Geelong Hospital.

He is the medical director of Geelong Gynaecology, the busiest fertility practice in the Barwon area and south west Victoria. This practice specialises in ovulation induction treatments, recurrent miscarriages and age related infertility. He also accepts referrals for complex laparoscopic surgery including use of robots.

Consulting Address

Geelong Gynaecology
Sessional Suites, Level 1
Epworth Geelong, 1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Geelong Gynaecology
18 Little Myers Street
Geelong VIC 3220
admin@geelonggynaecology.com P: +61 3 5221 4000 F: +61 3 5221 4050

Geelong Gynaecology
Warrnambool Clinic
28 Hider Street
Warrnambool VIC 3280
admin@geelonggynaecology.com P: +61 3 5221 4000 F: +61 3 5221 4050

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MRCPI
  • FRCOG
  • FRANZCOG

Dr Reem
Al Hanna

Specialty

Rehabilitation

Contact

P: +61 3 5271 7800
F: +61 3 5271 7797

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Dr Reem Al Hanna is a Consultant Physician in Rehabilitation Medicine. She graduated with honours from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2005. In 2010, she commenced her training Rehabilitation Medicine in NSW and obtained the Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2015.

Dr Al Hanna trained in several leading rehabilitation units/hospitals in Sydney including Spinal Injury Unit, Royal Rehab; Brian Injury Unit, Westmead Hospital and Nepean Hospital . She has relocated to Geelong to join our dynamic team at Epworth Geelong.

Her special interests include neurological rehabilitation and acquired brain injury.

Consulting Address

Epworth Geelong
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • LRCP & SI MB BCh BAO (Hons.) RCSI
  • FAFRM (RACP)

Dr Alan
Appelbe

Specialty

Cardiology

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Dr Appelbe is a cardiologist with special interest in echocardiography, particularly valvular heart disease. He graduated in 1983 and completed undergraduate training at the Royal Melbourne and Alfred hospitals before spending two years at Emory University in USA doing post graduate training and research in echocardiography. He has been part of the Geelong medical community for over 20 years and introduced stress echo and transoesophageal echo to Geelong.

Consulting Address

Heart Health Geelong
Suite 6.7
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • MBBS

Dr Irina
Astrakhantseva

Specialty

Rehabilitation

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Dr Irina Astrakhantseva is a Rehabilitation Medicine Physician who graduated from AFRM (RACP) in 2014. She commenced her career in Australia as a health medical officer at Barwon Health in Geelong in 2007. She trained in the major rehabilitation hospitals around Melbourne and has worked as a Rehabilitation specialist in a number of private and public hospitals around Victoria.

Dr Astrakhantseva has experience in wide range of the rehabilitation areas including musculoskeletal and neuro rehabilitation, rehabilitation after spinal cord and brain injury; amputee, re-conditioning and oncology rehabilitation. Dr Astrakhantseva dedicated to providing high quality rehabilitation care with open communication, compassion and sensitivity to cultural and individual patients needs.

Consulting Address

Epworth Geelong
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • MBBS (Russia)
  • AMC (Australia)
  • FAFRM (RACP)

Prof Eugene
Athan

Specialty

Infectious Diseases

Contact

P: +61 3 4215 1396

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Professor Athan is Professor of Medicine, Conjoint, School of Medicine Deakin University and Director, Department of Infectious Disease, Barwon Health.

He is also Chair Health Care Infections group ASID and co-founder of the Geelong Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases (GCEID). He is the health advisor to the Cotton On Foundation and MSF.

Consulting Address

Dept of Infectious Diseases, Barwon Health
Bellarine Street
Geelong VIC 3220

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MD
  • FRACP
  • MPH

Dr Jodie
Benson

Specialty

Obstetrics

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Jodie studied Medicine at The University of Melbourne and commenced her specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash Medical Centre. Jodie completed her advanced training in Ireland, working at the Cork University Maternity Hospital where 10,000 babies are born each year. Jodie was elevated to Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2011. On her return to Australia, Jodie commenced work in Warrnambool in the same community where she grew up. Jodie moved to Geelong in 2012. Having initially worked full time at the University Hospital Geelong, Jodie is currently a VMO and is actively involved in the teaching of junior doctors and medical students. Jodie also sits on the Stillbirth subcommittee of the Consultative Council of Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity at the Victorian Department of Health. Jodie lives in Geelong with her two daughters.

Consulting Address

Geelong Maternity Group
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • O&G Specialist Training
  • Advanced training

Dr Pia
Bernardi

Specialty

Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery

Contact

P: +61 3 5271 7278
F: +61 3 5271 7232

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Dr Pia Bernardi is a colorectal surgeon with comprehensive experience in colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders and anorectal pathology. Her special interests include laparoscopic surgery, transanal minimally invasive techniques, assessment (including endoanal ultrasound and manometry) and management of pelvic floor dysfunction including sacral nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence, and colonoscopy.

Consulting Address

Aurora Surgical
Suite 2.2
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • MBBS
  • Postgrad. Dip. Surg. Anat
  • FRACS
  • Post-Fellowship Advanced Colorectal Training

Dr Adam
Broad

Specialty

Medical Oncology

Contact

P: +61 3 5271 7654
F: +61 3 5271 7652

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Consulting Address

Geelong Cancer Physicians
Suite 6.5
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • MBBS FRACP

Mr Andrew
Byrne

Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact

P: +61 3 5271 7955
F: +61 3 4344 0626

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Consulting Address

The Bone Doctor
Suite 6.4, Level 6
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • M.B., B.S.s
  • F.R.A.C.S
  • F.A.Orth.AS

Dr David
Campbell

Specialty

Medical Oncology

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Consulting Address

Geelong Cancer Physicians
Suite 6.5
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • MBBS FRACP

Mr Tim
Connolly

Specialty

Ear Nose and Throat - Otolaryngology

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

About

Tim is an ear, nose, throat, head and neck surgeon who lives on the Surf Coast with his young family. He studied in Victoria and has completed advanced post fellowship training in America.

He is highly experienced in head and neck cancer, thyroid and salivary conditions, robotic surgery, nasal and sinus surgery. He also enjoys general and paediatric ENT. He is committed to multidisciplinary care via his public hospital appointments at Geelong and Royal Melbourne Hospitals.

He looks forward to providing a timely, caring and compassionate ENT service to his patients and referring GPs.

Consulting Address

Epworth Geelong
Suite 6.3
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • Head & Neck Oncology, Microvascular Fellowship