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The Multidisciplinary Team

Dr Mansoor Mirkazemi
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr Mansoor Mirkazemi is a qualified Australian Plastic Surgeon who specialises in cosmetic surgery and breast reconstruction.
A Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS), A member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), A member of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), A member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Mansoor graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1995

Dr Jonathan Hiller
Clinical and Research Anaesthetist

MBBS (Hons), GCEpi, FANZCA, PhD

Dr Jonathan Hiller is a clinical and research anaesthetist working at both Peter Mac and the Epworth Hospital. Completing anaesthesia training in 2010, he has undertaken advanced fellowships in cancer centres in the United Kingdom and Australia. His specialty area of interest and expertise reflects the trial research he conducted during his PhD: optimising perioperative and anaesthesia care for patients receiving breast and abdominal cancer surgery.

Dr Hiller works with both Dr Chantel Thonrton and Dr Anannya Chakrabarti.

Dr Nola Schenk
Anaesthetist

I graduated from Monash University in 1984 with an MBBS (Hons). I completed my anaesthetic training at The Alfred Hospital in 1991.
My special areas of interest are women’s breast and reconstructive surgery, anaesthesia for general orthopaedic and spinal surgery, vascular surgery, urology and bariatric surgery.
After completing my Fellowship of Anaesthesia in 1991, I have continued in full time anaesthetic practice, providing both in hours and after hours anaesthesia. As a hyperbaric doctor, I have also been involved in caring for patients at the Hyperbaric Unit at the Alfred Hospital, and was Deputy Director of the Victorian Doctor’s Health Care Advisory Service for several years.

Dr Andrew See
Radiation Oncologist

Dr See is a Melbourne trained radiation oncologist who has developed sub-discipline expertise with the management of breast cancer.
He has a particular interest with advanced radiotherapy techniques looking at enhancing clinical outcomes in women undergoing treatment for various breast cancer and DCIS scenarios such as cardiac dose minimisation strategies reported in The Age newspaper July 8th 2014.

Dr Bronwyn King
Radiation Oncologist

Dr Bronwyn King is a Radiation Oncologist with sub-specialist interest and international training in the treatment of patients with breast cancer. She delivers expert professional care with compassion and kindness. She is pleased to offer radiation therapy using state of the art equipment including the Deep Inspiratory Breath Hold technique, which offers maximum heart protection.

Dr Steven David
Radiation Oncologist

Dr Steven David is a radiation oncologist who graduated from the University of Western Australia before completing his specialist training at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. Subsequently, he took up a position as a sub-specialist in breast and lung cancer at the Peter MacCallum Moorabbin campus (Monash Cancer Centre). Steven has been the lead investigator in a number of local clinical trials and has been involved in recruitment to a number of international trials.

Dr Ross Jennens
Medical Oncologist

Dr Jennens is a medical oncologist with a particular interest in the treatment of breast cancer.  He also treats other cancer types such as lung cancer, brain tumours and gastrointestinal cancers.  He graduated in medicine from the University of Melbourne in 1995 and completed advanced training as a specialist medical oncologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Royal Melbourne Hospital.  He consults at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and works in private practice at Epworth Richmond.  

Dr Yen Tran
Medical Oncologist

Dr Yen Tran is a medical oncologist who completed her medical training with the University of Melbourne at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2001.
Her specialty training in medical oncology was at the Austin and Royal Melbourne Hospitals. In 2009, she completed a medical research fellowship at the Austin hospital participating in multiple pivotal international phase 1 to phase 3 clinical trials in many areas of oncology.

Dr Michelle White
Medical Oncologist

Michelle White is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.  She completed her training through the Victorian Medical Oncology Training Group in Melbourne before completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine.   Dr White is a member of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, the Private Cancer Physicians of Australia and The ANZ Breast Cancer Group.   She also works at Monash Medical Centre specialising in breast cancer and cancer genetics.

Dr Ayesha Saqib
Medical Oncologist

Dr Ayesha Saqib is a Medical Oncologist with keen interest in management of Breast Carcinoma. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). She completed her Medical Oncology training through the Victorian Medical Oncology Training Group. Dr Saqib is passionate about providing her patients with an exceptional standard of care. She believes in latest evidence based approach for her patients. She has approachable personality, selfless attitude and exceptional collaborative skills.

Dr Anthony Felber
Consultant radiologist

Dr Anthony Felber is a consultant radiologist at Epworth Medical Imaging – he comes with a wealth of experience in breast imaging, general and interventional radiology. Dr Felber has a 30 year association with Epworth Hospital, previously having consultant positions at Hammersmith Hospital, London and The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne.

Dr David Clouston
Specialist Breast Cancer Pathologist

Dr David Clouston is an Anatomical Pathologist at Tissupath, which is a boutique pathology practice in Melbourne which specialises in breast pathology.
David obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with First Class Honours from the University of Queensland and was awarded the University Medal. After training in Anatomical Pathology in Brisbane and Sydney, he was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists, Australia in 1993.

Victoria Breidahl
Breast Cancer Nurse

Victoria is a registered nurse with over 30 years of nursing experience. She completed her general nurse training at Alfred Hospital, Prahran and then studied midwifery at Mercy Hospital for Women, East Melbourne where she worked for 20 years. She has worked and studied predominantly in women’s health including operating theatre, gynaecology-oncology, midwifery, sexual health, reproductive medicine and more recently general practice.

Sarah Morrison
Breast Care Nurse

Sarah has been a nurse for over 10 years and has special interest in cancer nursing. As well as being awarded Graduate of the Year for Epworth Healthcare in 2010, she has completed post graduate studies in oncology/palliative care and breast care nursing. Sarah consults with Dr Thornton at Specialist Breast Cancer Surgery, as well as working in the Day Oncology wards at Epworth Eastern and Epworth Richmond.

Dr Anh Nguyen
General Practitioner for the Breast Cancer Survivorship Program

MBBS (Hons), FRACGP

Dr Anh Nguyen graduated with Honours from Monash University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. She became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in 2002.

 

Dr Anannya Chakrabarti
Specialist Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon

Surgeon. Scientist. Artist. Mother. In consulting, Anannya blends her depth of experience in all of these fields to provide the most comprehensive, contemporary, aesthetic and empathetic strategies to help guide her patients through their journey- tailored to ensure the most suitable outcome.

 

Dr Chantel Thornton
Breast Cancer Surgeon

Dr Chantel Thornton is passionate about delivering the highest standard of care to patients with breast conditions, including multi-disciplinary care for breast cancer.

Dr Alex Ades
Gynaecologist

Dr Alex Ades is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (RANZCOG), the Health Insurance Commission (HIC) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Dr Ades is an extensively trained and experienced surgeon who has been involved in public and private practice as well as academic tertiary education for almost 20 years.