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General Surgery
Offers video consultation
17 years of experience
Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Colorectal Surgery + 1 more

Dr Niruben Rajasagaram is a consultant bariatric, oesophagogastric, and general surgeon based at the Victorian Specialist Surgery and Weight Loss Centre, where he is the director. He is highly skilled and has expertise in laparoscopic surgery, weight loss surgery, and advanced endoscopy.

He consults mainly from Knox Private Hospital, with other consultation rooms in Frankston and Berwick.

Dr Rajasagaram takes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, and he works alongside handpicked bariatric doctors, dieticians, oncologists, and psychologists.

He undertook his medical studies at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He then trained in general surgery and has 14 years of experience in this field. In 2004, he gained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (MRCS) and became a consultant general surgeon. In 2011, he earned his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). Following this, he undertook 4 years of fellowship training in bariatric, upper gastrointestinal, and advanced biliary surgery at a number of Melbourne hospitals.

He has also trained with the Australian New Zealand Gastro-Oesophageal Surgery Association (ANZGOSA) in gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Dr Rajasagaram is involved in medical education and has previously lectured at a number of medical schools. He has also been a clinical examiner for FRACS. He is respected in his field and has been an invited speaker at the upper gastrointestinal section of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress. Additionally, he is a reviewer for the Obesity Surgery Journal.

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Orthopaedic Surgery
26 years of experience
Hip Surgery, Knee Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery + 1 more

Dr Raghavan Unni is a highly experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interests in Total/partial hip and knee replacement surgery with advanced specialisation in Revision Hip and Knee arthroplasty.

He also specialises in sports knee surgery such as ACL reconstruction and knee arthroscopic surgery.

With more than 26 years’ experience in orthopaedics, Raghavan is actively involved in education and teaching and is a tutor at Melbourne University. He has held the post of director of trainees at Western Health and also the Director of Research for all Victorian Orthopaedic trainees. He is currently an assessor for the Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality.

Raghavan completed Fellowship in Arthroplasty and Trauma at the Royal Adelaide Hospital before moving to Melbourne in 2000 to work in both rural and metropolitan areas.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.(AOA)

Raghavan encourages close collaboration in patient’s care between all health professionals to improve communication, maintain safety and optimise patient outcomes. He is happy to speak with physicians/ GPs to offer pre-referral advice, answer any specific clinical queries, or assist with any urgent consultation for their patients. Raghavan is multilingual and can speak number of Indian languages such as Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam. He is extremely compassionate with patients and their care and takes pride in supporting them through their surgical journey.

 

Raghavan regularly updates himself academically by participating in continuing orthopaedic education such as conferences and visitations both nationally and internationally, training in the US, UK, Germany, Italy and Switzerland to keep up to date with orthopaedic advancements.

 

Raghavan utilises advanced technology such as computer navigation, 3-D printed models and Patient Specific Instruments (PSI) and Robotic Assisted Surgery (RAS) for hip and knee replacements and revision surgeries. He has a special interest in complex hip and knee surgeries including revision surgeries.

 

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Gastroenterology
10 years of experience

Dr Anton Rajadurai, a gastroenterologist and interventional endoscopist, has expertise in all aspects of gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and endoscopy. He has a special interest in advanced endoscopy, including large polyp removal, Barrett's screening, haemorrhoid banding, ERCP (endoscopic retrograde pancreatography, and EUS (endoscopic ultrasound). Dr Rajadurai sees patients with liver disease, pancreatic disease, coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. He consults from Warragul Specialists Center on Tuesdays and also has appointments at Wonthaggi Hospital, Bellbird Private Hospital, St John of God Private Hospital, and Holmesglen Private Hospital. He is able to see urgent appointments within 2 weeks and is able to offer timely endoscopy for his patients.

Dr Rajadurai achieved his MBBS from Monash University in 2011 and completed his basic physician and gastroenterology training before undertaking two more years of advanced endoscopy training at the Austin Hospital and Monash Health.

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Plastic Surgery
16 years of experience
Breast Surgery, Hand Surgery, Skin Cancer + 1 more

Dr Sally holds an impressive portfolio of specialist plastic surgeon positions at multiple major Melbourne hospital networks, with a subspecialty interest in cancer reconstructive microsurgery.

She is an active member of the breast, head and neck, complex skin cancer and melanoma services in her public hospital networks. Dr Sally’s commitment to public healthcare, as well as her own private practice, maintains her knowledge and surgical skills at the leading edge of current best practice, to the benefit of her private clients. She is also a burns specialist of the Victorian Adult Burns Service (The Alfred Hospital), where Dr Sally pursues her interest in complex scar reconstruction.

As evidenced by Dr Sally’s dedication and experience with complex surgery in her public hospital capacities, her practice provides high standard aesthetics and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures, with a special interest in breast, skin cancer and body contouring surgery, in addition to acute trauma reconstruction and scar revision.

Dr Sally is additionally able to consult in fluent Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Orthopaedic Surgery
15 years of experience
Spinal Surgery

Mr Keat Ooi is a consultant orthopaedic and spine surgeon at Austin Health, as well as a private practitioner. He is available to provide consultations with patients and also operates at Epworth, Warringal, and Knox Private Hospitals.

He specialises in spine surgery with a special interest in robotic spinal surgery. He believes in providing high-quality, personalised care to his patients. He uses the latest techniques and technologies available in his field including robotic and navigation technology. He also believes in involving patients in every aspect of their treatment so that they are in full control of their medical care.

Mr Ooi earned his medical degree in 2005 from the University of Melbourne. He continued his orthopaedic surgery training at the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) in Victoria and Tasmania before receiving his fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2017. He has a keen interest in spine diseases and went on to undertake the AOA Clinical and Research Fellowship in Spinal Surgery at Austin Health and the Combined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Spinal Fellowship at Macquarie University Hospital in New South Wales.

In addition to his clinical work, Mr Ooi also teaches orthopaedic trainees and medical students at the University of Melbourne.

He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.


Mr Ooi consults with patients across Melbourne. See below his locations.


  • Epworth Richmond, Level 7, Suite 7.5. 32 Erin Street, Richmond. 3121.
  • Knox Private Hospital, 262 Mountain Highway, Wantirna, 3152
  • Heidelberg, Level 5/10 Martin Street, 3084
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Gastroenterology
12 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Hepatology + 1 more

Chamara Basnayake is a Melbourne trained academic Gastroenterologist at Central Melbourne Gastroenterology with a public hospital appointment at St Vincent's Hospital and is a senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne.

Chamara graduated from medicine at Monash University, completed his physician training at Monash Health where he won the John Burgess prize for best medical registrar and was the Chief Medical Resident. He completed his Gastroenterology training at Monash Medical Centre and St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and subsequently completed a PhD in the treatment of functional gut disorders at the University of Melbourne. Chamara then completed a fellowship in oesophageal motility disorders at KU Leuven in Belgium. 

Chamara combines a busy clinical practice, research program and teaching commitment. He runs the oesophageal physiology laboratory and functional gut disorders clinic at St Vincent's Hospital.

Chamara has awards in teaching, award for best research for the treatment of IBS at European Gastroenterology week and won the prestigious Ray Clouse Award in 2021 for the world’s best research publication in functional gut disorders by the The Rome Foundation.

Chamara is passionate about treating all gastrointestinal conditions, prides himself on providing high quality endoscopy, clear communication with patients and GP's, offers quick access to open access endoscopy at St Vincent's Private Hospital and is happy to discuss urgent referrals.

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Cardiology
Offers video consultation
22 years of experience
Heart Failure

Dr Gautam Vaddadi is a Consultant Cardiologist and Director of Cardiac Services at Cabrini Health. He has public appointments at the Alfred hospital and Northern Hospital, and he is the head of heart failure services at Northern Health where he is actively engaged in projects to improve the service. Dr Vaddadi specialises in general adult cardiology and has expertise in a range of non-invasive cardiology. His particular interests are in the treatment and management of general cardiology issues such as syncope, hypotension, and heart failure. He performs procedures such as echocardiography in stress echocardiography. He sees private patients at the Melbourne Cardiology Group.

Dr Vaddadi earned his primary medical qualification at the University of Melbourne and his Bachelor’s degree in Medical Science from the Baker Heart Research Institute. He then undertook basic training at Austin Health and went on to complete his specialist cardiology training at The Alfred Hospital, where he gained knowledge and expertise in heart failure and transplantation.

He went on to undertake postgraduate research on the mechanisms of low blood pressure and fainting and has since published much of his research in renowned, peer-reviewed clinical cardiology journals. He was also won the Ralph Reader Prize from the Cardiac Society of New Zealand and Australia for his work.

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Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery, Paediatric (Pediatric) Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery

Dr Charles Giddings is a consultant otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon based in Victoria, Australia. He has over 22 years of medical experience and over 11 years of experience in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery.

Dr Giddings offers treatment and surgical procedures to both adults and children with general ear, nose and throat conditions. He is also expertly trained in skull base surgery and transoral laser. He has specialist interest in benign and malignant thyroid, parathyroid, head and neck tumours

Dr Giddings currently practices as a consultant ear, nose and throat surgeon at The ENT Clinic - 101 Bay Street, Brighton, VIC.

He is also a member of the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
  • ENT-UK
  • Laryngology Society of Australasia
  • European Laryngological Society

Dr Giddings received his MBBS from University College London in 1999. He then completed extensive training in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, specifically in the areas of laryngology and airway surgery. Following his training, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 2010. He later underwent subspeciality training in head and neck cancer and thyroid, skull base and airway surgery. 

After practicing as a specialist ear, nose and throat surgeon in the UK, he relocated to Australia and became a Fellow of the Australasian College of Surgeons in 2016. 

Dr Giddings also regularly publishes research in renowned journals and books in his respective field and is part of ongoing research trails at Monash Health.

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Dermatology
13 years of experience
General Dermatology

Dr. Ryan De Cruz is a Consultant Dermatologist with over a decade of experience in the diagnosis and management of skin conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea. Dr. Cruz centers his practice around identifying the root cause of issues his patients present and offers a holistic, individualised treatment in response. He sees private patients at the Southern Dermatology Clinic.

Dr. Cruz earned his primary medical qualification at the University of Melbourne, after which he completed his residency at St Vincent's Hospital. Upon completion, Dr. Cruz was awarded the opportunity to continue his advanced training in dermatology at St. Georges Hospital, London. After continuing to gain knowledge and expertise in various hospitals in the UK and Melbourne, Dr. Cruz later gained a place on the Victoria Fellowship program, during which he researched and gained insight into the impact of immunosuppression on the skin, at King’s, Guy’s, and St. Thomas Hospital, London. He has since been appointed Consultant at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, where he now leads the multidisciplinary Bone Marrow Transplant - Dermatology Clinic.

Dr. Cruz is also an active member of the medical education community and regularly partakes in the training of junior doctors and medical students. Dr. Cruz is also the Founder of Southern Dermatology, which provides an excellent standard of care to their patients by prioritising compassion, communication, and sincerity for the best clinical outcomes.

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Neurology
26 years of experience

A/Prof Katrina Reardon is a highly experienced neurologist at Neurology Network Melbourne. She specialises in neuromuscular disorders and sees patients with conditions such as myositis, muscular dystrophy, peripheral nerve disease, and motor neuron disease. Her assessments and diagnostic practices include the use of nerve conduction studies as well as electromyography (EMG).

A/Prof Reardon has worked at St Vincent's Hospital for more than 20 years and has been a valuable part of neuromuscular clinics, nerve conduction/EMG clinics, and the needle muscle biopsy service. She has also been part of Calvary Healthcare for ten years managing the care of patients with chronic neuromuscular conditions. In 2002, A/Prof Reardon initiated a laboratory diagnostic service for muscular dystrophies which involves the genetic analysis of the condition.

A/Prof Reardon achieved her medical degree from the University of Tasmania in 1991 where she was awarded 6 prizes for different aspects of her work. She then went on to complete her specialist neurology training at Monash Medical Centre and neuromuscular disorder training at St Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne. In 2001, she won the Dora Lush Scholarship and gained her PhD from the University of Melbourne.

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