Medical Specialists

COVID-19

Your health should never be compromised and that is why Williamstown Specialist Centre is an essential service and we remain open. Most of our specialists are consulting via telehealth with some still seeing patients in person in the rooms. Be assured that we are taking the extra precautions it takes to remain safe during this pandemic.

Covid-19

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Mr Brett Jackson

williamstown specialist medical centre

MBBS., FRACS., B.Sc., F.AOrthA

Brett is an Australian and internationally trained General Orthopaedic Surgeon.

His sub-speciality interests include hip, knee and shoulder surgery.

He has completed International Fellowships in London, Cambridge and Oxford in the UK.

Brett is a founding member of the Melbourne Orthopaedic Surgeons group based in East Melbourne since 2009.  He is committed to providing the highest quality of care to his patients at all times.

He is approachable and available for advice.

DVA, public, privately insured, workcover and TAC patients are all welcome at the practice.

Private Consulting:

170 Gipps Street East Melbourne
7 Macedon Street Sunbury
87 Ferguson Street Williamstown
260 Moreland Road Brunswick

Private appointments

St Vincent’s Private Hospital, East Melbourne
John Fawkner Private Hospital, Bruswick

Public appointment

Western Health

Special Interest areas:

Hip:
Primary and complex joint replacement
Arthroscopy (FAI management, labral & ligamentum teres tears)
Soft tissue injury

Knee:

Primary and complex joint replacement
Computer navigation and robotic assisted (MAKO) knee replacement surgery
All sports related injuries
Arthroscopy
Multi-ligament reconstructions (ACL / PCL/ MCL & Collateral)

Shoulder

Arthroscopy
Rotator Cuff Repair
Biceps and SLAP tears
Instability management
Sports injuries

Trauma

All aspects of orthopaedic trauma (excluding the spine)

Current Research

Total Knee Replacement Gait Analysis
Obesity Management in Orthopaedics

Dr Phillip Wong

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MBBS PhD FRACP

Dr Phillip Wong is an endocrinologist and a  graduate of the University of Melbourne. He completed his specialist training in endocrinology at The Royal North Shore Hospital (Sydney), St Vincent’s Hospital (Sydney) and Monash Health (Melbourne).

Phillip has a PhD (Monash University) in the area of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease with a strong clinical, research and academic focus in this area. He is affiliated wth Monash Health where he works as an endocrinologist; and the Hudson Institute of Medical Research as a research officer. Dr Wong was awarded the Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award in 2014 from the Endocrine Society of Australia in recognition of his research in bone disease. He regularly attends national and international conferences in endocrinology and has multiple publications in international journals.

Dr Wong is also highly experienced in treating diabetes, thyroid, pituitary, adrenal and female and male specific hormone problems.

Phillip believes in a holistic approach to medical care and engages with his patients and their general practitioners to achieve the best medical outcomes.

Furthermore, Phillip will always accommodate urgent patients who can be seen in a timely manner if requested by their referring doctor.

Phillip also practices in Moonee Ponds and Werribee at:

Queens Park Specialists
800 Mt Alexander Road  Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

Wyndham Private Consulting Suites
Level 1/242 Hoppers Lane Werribee VIC 3030

To book for Moonee Ponds or Werribee please call main rooms on 9370 9329

website https://www.endocrinologymelbourne.com.au/

Hospital Appointments

Endocrinologist, Monash Health (Monash Medical Centre and Dandenong Hospital)
Endocrinologist, John Fawkner Private Hospital

Endocrinologist, Western Private Hospital

Affiliations

Member of Endocrine Society of Australia
website https://www.endocrinesociety.org.au/

Member of Australian New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society
website https://www.anzbms.org.au/

Member of Endocrine Society (USA)
website https://www.endocrine.org/about-us

Awards

2011                            Australian Postgraduate Award
2011                            Osteoporosis Australia/Royal Australian College of Physician                                          Research Entry Award
2012                            Finalist, Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award
2013                            Travel Award US Endocrine Society Annual Meeting
2014                            Winner, Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award
2015                            Monash University Publication Award
2015                            Amgen/Osteoporosis Australia Clinical Grant Award
2016                            Henry Burger Award, Monash Health, Victoria
2017                            Robert Maple Brown Research Establishment Award, Royal                                            Australian College of Physicians
2017                            2017 Early Investigators Award, US Endocrine Society

Read more: https://www.qps-mp.com.au/endocrinologist/

Mr Dinesh Agarwal

williamstown specialist medical centre

MBBS MS DNB (UROL) FRACS

Dinesh Agarwal came to Melbourne in 1994 after completing his Urology Fellowship in India. He worked as a Fellow at Royal Melbourne Hospital, St. Vincent Hospital and Monash Medical Centre to broaden his experience. He was awarded the FRACS in the Speciality of Urology in 1999.

He is a senior Urologist with extensive experience in Urology. He has invented various Urological surgical procedures and has published many papers. He has a special interest in prostate cancer, renal cancer, BPH, stone disease and urethral stricture disease.

In April of 2004, he underwent training in Robotic surgery at the University of California, Irvine, before starting Robotic Radical Prostatectomy at the Epworth hospital, Richmond .Dr Agarwal has an extensive experience in various laparoscopic procedures. He has been performing various laparoscopic procedures for more than 20 years. He has been involved in developing various new techniques in laparoscopic surgery and has published many papers in international journals.

He performs various surgical procedures including Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy, Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Green Light Laser prostate surgery and Urethroplasty.

 

Mr Bernard Allard

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MBBS FRACS

Medical Director WPH

Specialist Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

Endovascular balloon/stent, Open Arterial bypass/repair,

Cosmetic Veins, Vascular Access fistula/ports.

St Vincent’s Private, John Fawkner, Western Private and Western Health

Mr Allard is the Head of Vascular Surgery at Western Health. He was a founding member and clinical lead in the establishment of the Diabetic Foot Service at Western Health and continues as a clinical lead.

Mr. Allard is chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee and Medical Director of the Western Private Hospital.  The Western Private Hospital has undergone expansion to include an Intensive Care Unit, Coronary Care Unit with an Angiography Suite and a PET Scanner.  These developments have greatly expanded the resources available to patients needing major vascular surgery and angiography in the central and Western regions of Melbourne.

Mr. Allard has an honorary appointment to the University of Melbourne teaching the vascular surgeons of tomorrow and medical students at clinical levels at Western Health.  In the past has been on the executive of Post Fellowship Education and Training for the Australian College of Surgeons.

He is experienced in a broad range of vascular conditions and vascular management including non-operative treatments.  The demographic demands expertise in reno-vascular access, diabetic vascular complications as well as atherosclerotic disease management with peripheral angiography interventions and aneurysm repairs.  He is meticulous in his approach to cosmetic vein treatments for best results.

 

Mr William Pianta

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Mr.William Pianta is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in management of shoulder, hip and knee problems. These include hip and knee arthritis, ACL tears, rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocations and painful or worn-out hip and knee replacements.

He completed his Orthopaedic training in Victoria before embarking on sub-specialist training in USA, Italy, France and Canada.

William operates at the following private hospitals:

Western Private Hospital, Footscray.

Epworth Freemasons Hospital, East Melbourne.

St Vincent’s Private Hospital, East Melbourne.

He has a public appointment at Western Health- he attends the outpatient clinic on Friday mornings and operates each Wednesday morning, usually at Williamstown Hospital.

Dr Adrian Chazan

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Dr Chazan is a Respiratory & Sleep Physician, and General Physician. Born in Melbourne, he undertook his basic medical training at the University of Melbourne. With a passion for sleep and breathing, he trained at world-renowned centres of excellence in Melbourne and Sydney, including Westmead Hospital, the Alfred Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. Adrian has been involved in research activities in the fields of sleep apnoea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and exercise physiology.

Adrian utilises the latest findings in sleep research as well as the emerging technologies in diagnosis and treatment. He takes a patient-centred approach to medical care with the aim of empowering his patients to achieve better sleep and optimal long-term health outcomes.

williamstown specialist centre

Phone: (03) 9191 4043
Email:  info@tcspm.com

Dr Robert Thomas

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My name is Rob Thomas and I am a qualified Ear, Nose & Throat, Head & Neck (ENT) Surgeon.

I completed my undergraduate training at Melbourne University and my Residency at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne.

Subsequently, I joined the ENT Head & Neck Training Programme as a Registrar at the Alfred Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital.

I qualified as a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and subsequently took up positions to do further training in London (at the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital) and in Toronto, Canada (the Hospital for Sick Children).

I returned to Melbourne to commence practice with an appointment at the Alfred Hospital.  I continue to be an Emeritus Consultant Surgeon at the Alfred Hospital.

I have Medical Rooms at Williamstown and at Cabrini Medical Centre in Malvern.

My interests include both paediatric and adult ENT problems.

Surgery performed includes adeno-tonsillectomy and grommets.  Sino-nasal surgery, including septoplasty, rhinoplasty and endoscopic sinus surgery.

I am delighted to treat older patients with hearing and balance problems and wax removal.

FEE STRUCTURE:

At the time of initial consultation I am happy to give consideration to Pensioner and Health Care Card Holders.

For other patients my fees are determined by Government Recommended and AMA Fee Schedules.

My Staff at Cabrini, Pat and Carmel, on 9500 0007, are happy to discuss these matters in detail with referring doctors or patients.

For appointments please ring 9397 2111 (Williamstown Rooms) or 9500 0007 (Cabrini Rooms)

 

Dr Rob Thomas

My name is Rob Thomas and I am a qualified Ear, Nose & Throat, Head & Neck (ENT) Surgeon.

I completed my undergraduate training at Melbourne University and my Residency at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne.

Subsequently, I joined the ENT Head & Neck Training Programme as a Registrar at the Alfred Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital.

I qualified as a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and subsequently took up positions to do further training in London (at the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital) and in Toronto, Canada (the Hospital for Sick Children).

I returned to Melbourne to commence practice with an appointment at the Alfred Hospital.  I continue to be an Emeritus Consultant Surgeon at the Alfred Hospital.

I have Medical Rooms at Williamstown and at Cabrini Medical Centre in Malvern.

My interests include both paediatric and adult ENT problems.

Surgery performed includes adeno-tonsillectomy and grommets.  Sino-nasal surgery, including septoplasty, rhinoplasty and endoscopic sinus surgery.

I am delighted to treat older patients with hearing and balance problems and wax removal.

 

FEE STRUCTURE:

At the time of initial consultation I am happy to Bulk Bill Pensioner and Health Care Card Holders.

For other patients my fees are determined by Government Recommended and AMA Fee Schedules.

My Staff at Cabrini, Pat and Carmel, on 9500 0007, are happy to discuss these matters in detail with referring doctors or patients.

For appointments please ring 9397 2111 (Williamstown Rooms) or 9500 0007 (Cabrini Rooms)

Dr Adrian Chazan

 

Dr Chazan is a Respiratory & Sleep Physician, and General Physician. Born in Melbourne, he undertook his basic medical training at the University of Melbourne. With a passion for sleep and breathing, he trained at world-renowned centres of excellence in Melbourne and Sydney, including Westmead Hospital, the Alfred Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. Adrian has been involved in research activities in the fields of sleep apnoea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and exercise physiology.

Adrian utilises the latest findings in sleep research as well as the emerging technologies in diagnosis and treatment. He takes a patient-centred approach to medical care with the aim of empowering his patients to achieve better sleep and optimal long-term health outcomes.

williamstown specialist centre Phone: (03) 9191 4043
Email:  info@tcspm.com