Dr Mahsa AdabiMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Alex BakerMB ChB, BSc, FANZCA, GDipMgmt, EDRA
Alex is a Kiwi who completed his anaesthetic training in NSW, Victoria and the UK. He has a special interest in anaesthesia for ENT procedures, regional anaesthesia and teaching. Outside of work his interests include: mountain biking, surfing and kitesurfing.
Dr Kate BarrettMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Michelle ChongMBBS, FANZCA
Dr John CormackMBBS FANZCA DipRACOG DA
John is a senior sessional anaesthetist with leadership roles in ENT and Neurosurgical anaesthesia. He has published papers about neuroanaesthesia, pharmacology and regional anaesthesia and more recently the effect of xenon anaesthesia on cortical electrical activity. He is a senior clinical fellow at the University of Melbourne and a clinical research fellow at Swinburne University. He is training to become a second part examiner for the College of Anaesthetists.
Dr Nancy FammartinoMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Robert GotmakerMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Gaylene HeardMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Phillipa HoreMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Simon JonesMBBS, FANZCA
Simon is a visiting medical officer and specialty unit supervisor of neuroanaesthesia at St Vincent’s Hospital.
After completing his training at St Vincent’s Hospital, he completed a general fellowship at the Bristol Royal Infirmary in 2000, then a neuroanaesthesia fellowship at St George’s Hospital, London in 2001. Simon was awarded the Magill medal during his earlier studies in the UK and returned to St Vincent’s in 2002.
As well as a public appointment at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear hospital, he has a busy private practice. Areas of interest include neuroanaesthesia, obstetrics, regional anaesthesia colorectal and eye surgery. He is actively involved in teaching and research with publications in the fields of plastic and neurosurgery.
Dr Alexandra KentMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Keng LowMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Steven McGuiganMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Andrew MiddletonMBBS, FANZCA
Dr James MitchellMBBS, FANZCA
James’ anaesthesia training was at the Geelong Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital, the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, the Mercy Hospital for Women and the Royal Children’s Hospital. From 2001 to 2004 he was an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, gaining extensive experience in neuroanaesthesia and publishing research in mechanisms of opioid tolerance and peripheral inflammation.
As well as general cases, he anaesthetises for neurosurgery, other specialty surgery and paediatric ophthalmic, ENT and dental surgery. James has prepared study materials in anaesthesia which are in use both here and in the UK and is involved in the assessment of the performance of foreign-trained anaesthetists seeking to practice in Australia.
He lives with his partner Jay in Fitzroy where their interests include bodybuilding and rowing with Melbourne Argonauts.
Dr Vanida NaRanongMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Ashutosh NathMBBS, FANZCA
Dr David OliveMBBS, FANZCA
After completing his registrar years at St. Vincent’s, David did a cardiac anaesthesia fellowship in Bristol, UK. He has worked at St. Vincent’s at a consultant level since 2001. David has a varied practice that includes anaesthesia for orthopaedic and plastic (hand) surgery, both of which involve extensive use of regional anaesthetic techniques. He also provides anaesthesia for obstetrics, ENT (including a significant paediatric caseload), upper GI (including bariatrics), ophthalmology and paediatric dental procedures. David is a passionate teacher of medical students, registrars, nurses and midwives. Aside from regular tutorials and lectures, David has taught regional techniques, including ultrasound-guided blocks and sub-Tenon’s blocks, at national conferences and local workshops. David is the Chairman of the Epworth HealthCare Obstetric Anaesthesia Committee and the Chairman of the Obstetric Anaesthesia Special Interest Group at St. Vincent’s Private. He is also the anaesthesia representative on the Medical Advisory Committee at Masada Private Hospital.
Dr Michael RattrayMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Jeffrey ReddyBHB, MBChB, FANZCA
Jeff is a visiting anaesthetist with a special interest in regional and cardiothoracic anaesthesia. He trained and completed his anaesthetic training in New Zealand. He finished a fellowship at St Vincents focusing on cardiac/regional and airway management then worked as a consultant in Auckland with a focus on obstetrics before returning to St Vincents. He has a strong interest in perioperative clinical ultrasound.
Dr Christopher ScarffMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Elliot SchulbergMBBS, FANZCA, MMed(Periop)
Elliot is a VMO anaesthetist who trained through Monash Health before completing a regional anaesthesia fellowship at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada.
He maintains public appointments at St Vincent's Hospital and Monash Health as well as private practice. He has a special interest in ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia.
Dr Michael SollyMBBS, FANZCA
Michael is a visiting anaesthetist at St Vincents.
Michael trained at the Royal Melbourne Hospital before completing a fellowship year at St Vincent's Hospital and then staying on for a year as a staff anaesthetist.
Leaving St Vincents he spent five years at the Mercy Hospital for Women as a half time staff anaesthetist before returning to St Vincent's as a visiting anaesthetist in 2002.
Since then Michael has combined private practice with work at St Vincent's.
Clinically he works in a range of areas including neuroaneasthesia, colorectal surgery, vascular surgery and orthopaedics and gynaecology.
Dr Jaclyn SooMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Robyn TranMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Yoshiaki UdaMBBS FANZCA DipClinUS
Yoshi is a VMO anaesthetist with a special interest in cardiothoracic and regional anaesthesia. He spent two years of training at St. Vincent’s Hospital with a strong emphasis in regional anaesthesia. Subsequently, Yoshi completed fellowship in cardiac anaesthesia and anaesthesia for organ transplantation at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada before returning to St. Vincent’s in 2017.
His interests include teaching and research in ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography.
Dr Crispin WanMBBS, FANZCA
Crispin is a VMO who works at St. Vincent's, Eye & Ear Hospital and Epworth. He trained in Monash and completed his fellowship years at St. Vincent's and Oxford concentrating in neuroanaesthesia and airway management.
He's also the HMO Supervisor for Anaesthesia, SSU Supervisor for Ophthalmology, EMAC instructor, executive committee member for the Daycare Surgery SIG and an Honorary Clinical Fellow at the University of Melbourne.
His clinical interests include airway management, ENT, neuroanaesthesia, TCI, regional anaesthesia and ophthalmology. He's produced various local manuals for fibreoptic intubation, ENT and CICO and is actively involved in airway management teaching.
Dr Daniel WongMBBS, FANZCA
Dr Maggie WongMBBS, MMed, MHlthEth, FANZCA
Maggie is a sessional anaesthetist. She was a St Vincent’s Hospital anaesthetic trainee, and completed her training with a fellowship at The Royal Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital. Her professional interests include obstetrics anaesthetic, perioperative medicine, medical education and health ethics. She is a Fellowship Examiner and DPA Assessor for ANZCA, a member of the Victorian Consultative Council of Anaesthetic Morbidity and Mortality, and a faculty member of the Monash University Master of Medicine course to 2017.
Dr Andrew WyssMBBS, FANZCA
He trained at St Vincents and finished his anaesthetic training with a neuroanaesthesia fellowship in London, Ontario, Canada.
Dr Wyss was on staff at St Vincents for several years and now is a visiting consultant at St Vincent's and The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear hospital, along with private practice.
He maintains special interest in neuroaneasthesia, cranio-facial, ENT, and ophthalmic anaesthesia.
Dr Peik Fei YauMBBS, FANZCA