Faculty

Clinical Professor Parm Naidoo  -   MBBS (Hons, Melb), FRANZCR

Graduated in Medicine with honours at University of Melbourne, trained in Radiology at Monash Medical Centre followed by a fellowship in MRI

He has been Director of Radiology at Dandenong Hospital (2nd largest hospital in Monash Health) for 17 years

 

During this time he oversaw the development of that unit into to what is now a highly efficient, subspecialized, collaborative teaching hospital department.

He was appointed Clinical Professor and Director of Radiology at the Royal Hobart Hospital in 2018

Parm has many subspecialty interests and has worked closely with numerous clinical groups including General and Colorectal surgery, Vascular surgery, Plastic /sarcoma surgery, Orthopaedics , Rheumatology and Respiratory Medicine -convening clinical meetings in the majority of these areas.

Amongst his subspecialty interests is Interventional Radiology.

He is a passionate educator, leading the undergraduate and postgraduate Radiology education programs at Monash Health and University for over a decade. He is a senior examiner for the RANZCR part 2 exams (Abdominal and Neuroradiology), and is the creator and convenor of the Radiodiagnosis Review Course

Parm has published extensively and been invited to speak at numerous meetings nationally and internationally.

Dr Manish Jain- MBBS,FRANZCR
Radiologist, Director of MIA –Monash Radiology
Chairman, I-TeleRAD after hours radiology reporting service
Deputy Chair of the RANZCR Mammography QA program

RANZCR examiner
Interests: all aspects of breast imaging and intervention, emergency radiology
 

Dr Rachel Evans – MbCHB, Dip Obs,FRANZCR

Radiologist Monash Health

Fellowships in MRI – St Vincents Hospital Melbourne, and Paediatric Radiology – Royal Childrens Hospital Melbourne

Interests: Paediatric Radiology and MRI

Dr Marcus Pianta - MBBS, FRANZCR

Radiologist, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, trained at Alfred Hospital, Melbourne

Fellowship trained Interventional and MSK radiology

Interests – Imaging of arthritis and bone tumours

Dr Chris McKee - MbCHb, FRANZCR

Dr McKee trained in Medicine and Radiology in Auckland, New Zealand, completing this in 2000.

This was followed by an MRI Fellowship at Monash in Melbourne and a Consultant position at the Alfred Hospital working in Body and Neuro. He returned to New Zealand in 2003 and works at North Shore Hospital where Chris is the Director of MRI and in Private as a Partner in ARG. 

Dr McKee is a sub specialist Body Radiologist particularly upper GI and Gastro imaging  and a previous ARGANZ committee member.

He has been an invited speaker to a number of Radiology meetings and is a JMIRO associate editor as well as reviewer.  I 

Currently he supervises the MRI Fellow positions and is involved in the Auckland intensive Part II course, registrar and  pre exam teaching and has been a RANZCR Part II examiner for 8 years.

Dr Mark Phillips, Radiologist, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane.

 

Dr. Simon Ussher MBChB FRANZCR Dr Simon Ussher is a  Consultant Radiologist with Keystone Radiology, with sub specialty interests including Neuro and MSK imaging, as well as Radiology education. 

He has completed fellowships in Interventional Radiology, MRI and Breast imaging.

He is the Director of Training for Keystone Radiology, and a Senior lecturer with Deakin University.

Dr Robin Harle - MBBS, FRANZCR

Radiologist Royal Hobart Hospital

Clinical Senior Lecturer University of Tasmania Fellowship in MRI and US Royal Hobart Hospital Reviewer for JMIRO

Interests: Thoracic Imaging, Education, Ultrasound

Professor Tim Buckenham – MBChB, ,FRANZCR,FRCR FCIRSE,FBSIR, EBIR

Professor of Vascular Imaging and Intervention

Specialist vascular and Interventional Radiologist.

Head of Vascular Imaging and Intervention , Monash Health

Previously Prof of radiology at Edinburgh University Scotland and Otago University New Zealand

Chief anatomy examiner, RANZCR part 1 since 2002

Examiner in cardiothoracic viva part 2 RANZCR exams

EBIR Examiner 2008 to present

Dr Mineesh Datta – MBBS,FRANZCR

Radiologist, Imaging Associates Group and Imaging Independently, Director of Radiology, Box Hill Hospital

MRI fellowship, Monash Health

Interest –Neuro-imaging, MRI

Dr Surekha Kumbla – FRANZCR

Radiologist: Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Health

Fellowship Paediatric Radiology – RCH

Interests: Paediatric neuroradiology, and chest radiology

Dr Daniel Saddik - MBBS, FRANZCR

Radiologist – Monash Health and Imaging associates

Trained - Royal Perth hospital, Fellowship – MSK Imaging – Royal Nuffield, UK, MRI – Monash Health

Interests: MSK imaging, Neuroradiology

Along with Daniels public and private radiology work, Daniel runs very successful specialty radiology programs several times a year.

Dr Mark Goodwin  - MBBS,FRANZCR

Radiologist, Austin Hospital , Melbourne

Trained in Oxford, UK. Fellowship, hepatobiliary imaging and intervention at Austin Hospital Melbourne .

Interests diagnosis and treatment of hepatobiliary and pancreatic malignancies.

Executive member of ARGANZ

Dr Umesh Shetty MBBS,

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane,

Consultant Radiologist, Queensland Xray.

Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland.

Dr. Umesh Shetty had his initial radiology training in India and has worked in various hospitals overseas. He  joined the Royal Children’s hospital, Brisbane

as a Fellow in Paediatric Radiology in 2007. He received the Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR) in 2009.

He is a Consultant Radiologist in Queensland Xray since 2010.

He is the Branch Education Officer for the Queensland branch of the RANZCR.

He is an experienced Examiner in Paediatric Radiology at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College Part 2 exams and is also the member of the International medical Graduate Assessment committee and the Accreditation committee of the College.

He has a special interest in Neonatal cranio-spinal imaging and Paediatric Abdominal Imaging including Urogenital abnormalities.

He has various publications in International Journals and lectures to his credit.

Dr Mark McCusker - MB BCh, MRCPI, FFR(RCSI), FRANZCR

Radiologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Honorary Lecturer, University of Melbourne

General radiology training: Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Fellowships in neuroradiology: Beaumont Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital

Fellowship in thoracic radiology:  Monash Health

Interests:  Neuroradiology and thoracic imaging

Dr Owen Pointon -  FRACP FAANMS

Radiologist, Royal Hobart Hospital.

Owen is a full time staff specialist in Nuclear Medicine at the Royal Hobart Hospital and a
member of the Tasmania Radiation Advisory Committee.

He is actively involved in all areas of Nuclear Imaging and Therapy as well as being accredited in PET and Cardiac CT. His sub specialty interests include cardiac, neuroendocrine and infection imaging and is actively involved in lymphoma research.

He has been dedicated to Nuclear Medicine practicing for over 25 years in a variety of settings including community practices as well as private and tertiary teaching hospitals. This experience brings an extensive understanding of the strengths and weaknesses Nuclear Imaging and thus its appropriate clinical application.

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