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.
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The Multidisciplinary Team
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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
Assoc Professor Richard O’Sullivan an MRI Radiologist specialising in all forms of MRI imaging including Breast MRI (including Breast MRI biopsy ), Muliparametric Prostate MRI, Neuroradiology, Spine imaging and Orthopaedic imaging.
He graduated from a Melbourne University and undertook Radiology training in Melbourne prior to Senior Registrar positions at the Hammersmith Hospital in London, Neuroradiology fellowship in Vancouver, Canada and MRI fellowship in Los Angeles, USA over a four year period.
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 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 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.
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.
Trained as a radiologist in Melbourne and completed training in areas of special interest of Musculoskeletal Imaging , Breast Imaging and Interventional Radiology including Breast biopsy techniques at The Alfred Hospital and Monash Medical Centre.
Professional appointments have included Radiologist at Breast Screen Victoria,St Vincent's Hospital working alongside many of Melbourne's most experienced breast radiologists and surgeons.