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Visiting Medical Staff


2016 : Dr Derek Pope is presented with a 30 Year Service Award by the EGHS Director of Medical Services, Dr Eric Kennelly
2016 : Dr Derek Pope is presented with a 30 Year Service Award by the EGHS Director of Medical Services, Dr Eric Kennelly
2015 : Dr Pieter Pretorius is presented with a 10 Year Service Award by the EGHS Director of Medical Services, Dr Eric Kennelly
2015 : Dr Pieter Pretorius is presented with a 10 Year Service Award by the EGHS Director of Medical Services, Dr Eric Kennelly
2014 : Dr Graeme Bertuch is awarded a Health Lifetime Achievement Award for his services to East Grampians Health Service and the Ararat and district community.   Dr Bertuch is also a Life Governor of East Grampians Health Service
2014 : Dr Graeme Bertuch is awarded a Health Lifetime Achievement Award for his services to East Grampians Health Service and the Ararat and district community. Dr Bertuch is also a Life Governor of East Grampians Health Service
2014 : Dr Michael Connellan receives his 20 Year Service Award from past Board President, Louise Staley
2014 : Dr Michael Connellan receives his 20 Year Service Award from past Board President, Louise Staley
2013 : Dr Eric Van Opstal is presented with his 20 Year Service Award in 2013 by Board member, Don Cole
2013 : Dr Eric Van Opstal is presented with his 20 Year Service Award in 2013 by Board member, Don Cole
2012 : Dr C.S. Wong is presented with an Advanced Diploma of Obstetrics by past Board President, Graeme Foster
2012 : Dr C.S. Wong is presented with an Advanced Diploma of Obstetrics by past Board President, Graeme Foster

Director of Medical Services
Dr Eric Kennelly BSc MB BS DipRACOG, AFRACMA

Visiting Medical Staff
Dr David Breed (Registrar) MBBS
Dr Michael Connellan MBBS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP, FACRRM
Dr Allison Choong MBBS
Dr Mark Deary MBBS, (Zimbabwe)
Dr Prasad Fonseka MBBS (Sri Lanka)
Dr Adam Ghazal MBBS (Syria)
Dr Allan Huynh (Registrar) MBBS
Dr Edgardo Lou MD (Phillippines)
Dr Luhong Min (Registrar) MBBS
Dr Derek Pope MBBS, DRANZCOG, FACRRM
Dr Pieter Pretorius MBChB (Pretoria) M.Med (Family Medicine) FRACGP
Dr Emily Price MBBS
Dr Novreen Rasool MBBS
Dr Carolyn Sebastian (Registrar) MBBS
Dr Eric Van Opstal MBBS, DGM, D.Pall Med FRACGP, DRANZCOG, FACRRM
Dr Chee Sheng Wong MBBS, DRANZCOG (Advanced), FRACGP

General Surgeons
Dr Ruth Bollard  MBChB, FRCS, FRACS
Dr Michael Condous MBBS, FRACS
Dr David Deutscher MBBS, BSC, FRACS
Dr Thomas Fisher MBBS (Melb) FRACS
Mr Abrar Maqbool MBBS, FRACS
Mr Ahmed Naqeeb MBBS, FRACS
Dr Kontoku Shimokawa MBBS, FRACS

Anaesthetist
Dr Neil Provis-Vincent MBBS, BMedSci.(Hons), FACRRM

Cardiologist
Dr Christopher Hengel MBBS, FRACP
Dr Rodney Reddy MB ChB, FRACP

Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon
Mr Niall McConchie MBBS, FRACS

Gynaecologist
Dr Michael Bardsley MBBS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP, FRANZCOG
Dr Michael Carter MBBS, FRANZCOG
Dr Katrina Guerin MBBS, DRANZCOG
Dr Carolyn Wilde MBBS, FRANZCOG

Nephrology
Dr John Richmond MBBS, FRACP

Oncologist & Haematologist
Dr Craig Carden MBBS, FRACP

Ophthalmic Surgeon
Dr David Francis MBBS, FRANZCO
Dr David McKnight MBBS, FRANZCO
Dr Trent Roydhouse MBBS, FRANZCO
Dr Michael Toohey MBBS, FRANZCO

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mr John Patrikios MBBS, MS, FRACS
Mr Scott Mason MBBS, FRACS

Palliative Care
Dr Penny Cotton MBBS, FACHPM
Dr Greg Mewett MBBS, DRCOG, FRACGP, FACHPM

Radiologists
Dr Damien Cleeve MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr John Eng MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Robert Jarvis  MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Sarah Skinner  MBBS FRANZCR
Dr Jill Wilkie  MBBS RCR
Dr Julius Tamangani MBChB (Hons), MSc, FRCR

Urologists
Dr Lydia Johns Putra MBBS, FRACS

Visiting Dental Staff
Dr Charles Reid BDSc (Liverpool)
Dr Yea Lee Shu  BDS
Dr Wacim Gami BDS (India)
Dr Sue Lim BDS
Ms Kaylene Jackson (Dental Therapist)