Dr Alison Hunt, FRANZCR, ISCD
Alison worked in diverse subspecialties in New Zealand prior to training and completion of the RANZCR fellowship in 2000. After years in private practice in Auckland and Sydney, she worked at Princess Royal University Hospital, UK. She joined the I-MED Network NSW in 2004.
In mid 2005 she was a fellow in MRI and MSK intervention at the Canberra Hospital and AIS. Further MRI training at St Vincent’s and Royal Melbourne Hospitals was complemented with work at I-MED Virtual Reporting Centre in Melbourne in 2006. Alison moved to Queensland in mid 2006, working for I-MED and Royal Brisbane Hospital.
She returned from MRI training in the USA in late 2008 to I-MED NSW, committed to the Central Coast. Her interests include MRI, ultrasound, imaged guided intervention and good communication.
Dr Allan F McKenzie MBBS, FRANZCR
Allan trained at Royal Melbourne Hospital and has gained broad experience in both the public and private sectors. In 1990, Allan became Director of Radiology at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne before accepting the position of Clinic Director, Frankston Private Hospital, MIA Victoria.
Dr Andrew Robinson MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR
Andrew Robinson trained in radiology at Westmead Hospital, from there he moved into private practice with Ultrascan Radiology.
Andrew has been Clinic Director at multiple clinics, and has been the Chairman of the Ultrascan Radiology group since 2004.
Dr Avi Saks MBChB, DCH, FFrad, FRANZCR
Qualified as Radiologist in South Africa, in 1989. MRI fellowship at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, London, 1993-1995. Private and Public hospital appointments in Johannesburg, 1989-1993. Obtained Australian Radiology College degree FRANZCR, in 1998
Since then: Radiologist at Sydney Adventist Hospital, since 2000.
Part-time Staff Specialist at Liverpool Public Hospital, since 2000.
Part-time NRG at Lindfield practice, since November 2008
Dr Bob Nagra MBChB, FRANZCR
Dr Christopher KF Wong MBBS, FRANZCR
Christopher undertook a fellowship in Paediatric Radiology at the Children’s Hospital in Michigan, USA. Over the last 10 years he has worked at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead; the last 5 years as Director of Radiology.
Christopher has been instrumental in developing the department especially with paediatric interventional radiology and the paediatric training programme for radiology registrars and fellows. He has published numerous papers and has been a guest speaker at conferences.
He is an Associate Editor (Paediatrics) for the College journal and is past President of The Australian and NZ Society for Paediatric Radiology. He is well regarded by paediatricians and is happy to assist in any queries regarding paediatric imaging.
Dr Craig Dyer MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Craig Dyer is a Partner in the North Coast Radiology Group, a large Independent Radiology Practice in NSW. He has been Director of the Sydney Clinics at Ryde and Chatswood since 2005, and is well known to the referrers in the Eastwood area.
Craig is an MRI-qualified Interventional Radiologist with special interests in Women’s Imaging, Cardiac Imaging, Imaging of Oncology and Imaging of Trauma.
Dr Darrilyn Greenberg MBBCh, FFRad (D)SA, MMed, FRANZCR
Following her radiology training in Johannesburg, South Africa, Darrilyn Greenberg moved to New Zealand and worked at North Shore Hospitalin Auckland. It was there that Dr Greenberg joined the Breast Screening Program, working as the lead clinical radiologist during the set up phase over the first five years.
She became recognised as an expert in breast imaging and imaging guided biopsy and received referrals from all over New Zealand to her at the Breast Screening Unit in Auckland. She was also involved in a specialist Women’s Imaging Practice in Hamilton.
After 10 years in New Zealand she moved to Sydney and has worked in Bankstown for the past four years. Dr Greenberg is a current editor for Breast and Women’s Imaging for the College of Radiologists of Australiaand New Zealand.
Darrilyn’s radiological skills and interests include breast imaging and intervention, women’s imaging, body imaging, interventional procedures and musculoskeletal injections, cardiac and coronary artery imaging and ultrasound.
Dr Dianne Donohoe MBBS (Hons), FRACP, FRANZCR
Di Donohoe is both a qualified physician and radiologist. Following her initial training,she practised in the private sector throughout the Sydney metropolitan region and for the past six years in rural centres, particularly Orange.
Dr Donohoe’s radiological skills and interests include general radiology, CT and breast imaging.
Dr Douglas Lingard MBChB, FRANZCR
Doug Lingard was a founding partner of the Pittwater Group and was Clinic Director at Brisbane Waters Radiology and Nuclear Medicine until 2006. As a dual qualified radiologist and nuclear physician, his career has involved both private and academic radiology, including a period as a NIH Fellow and Associate Professor of Radiology at George Washington University, Washington DC.
Doug now returns to the Northern Radiology Group following a period at Victoria University Hospital in Cork, Ireland. His radiological specialties and interests include nuclear medicine, image guided biopsies using ultrasound and CT scanning, oncology imaging and intervention and musculoskeletal imaging and intervention.
Dr Fred Lomas MBBS, FRACP, DDU
After training as a General Physician, Fred trained in Nuclear Medicine, first at RPA and then at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore. He returned to Australia in 1972 to establish the Nuclear Medicine Department at The Canberra Hospital.
Although the discipline was at that time embryonic, he also established the first Canberra diagnostic ultrasound service there in 1976 and from humble beginnings this was developed into a comprehensive, state of the art centre. These were exciting years when practice outstripped the ability of the books to keep up and many interventional and other techniques were pioneered.
He became a foundation diplomat of the Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound and for many years was an examiner for the Diploma. In 1988 he received the uncommon distinction of an Honorary Fellowship of the Australasian College of Radiologists for services to Ultrasound.
Patient contact has always been an important stimulus for Fred, and he has now been seeing Thyroid patients in consultation at hospital and private clinics since 1969. Having all the investigative tools at his finger-tips, most patients are fully evaluated in a single visit.
Away from work, he tends his orchids in Sydney and writes an orchid column. Working half time has enabled him to extend his professional life and enjoy it more. And he intends to keep working for some time yet!
Dr Graham Dunn MB ChB (Hons), MRCP, DCH, FRCR, FRANZCR
Dr Greg Markson MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Greg Markson trained in radiology at Concord and Westmead Hospitals in Sydney.
In 1996 Greg was awarded the HR Sear prize for the most outstanding candidate in the examination for the Fellowship of the RANZCR. In 1998, he was the MRI fellow at Westmead Hospital and had subsequent appointments at Westmead as a staff specialist and VMO.
Greg has been in private practice since 1999 with Ultrascan Radiology and has extensive experience in MRI including neuro, body and MSK applications. He also has an interest in interventional procedures including spinal intervention.
Dr Iain Stewart FRCP, FRCR
Dr Iain Stewart is NCDI’s Clinical Director and has been with the Practice since 1995.
Iain trained in radiology and nuclear medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. During that time had had a 3 month attachment at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Prior to that he trained in general medicine and prior to starting radiology was at Riyadh and Al Kharj Military Hospital, Saudi Arabia for 3 years.
Iain’s professional interests are nuclear medicine, MRI, CT, ultrasound and multi-modality imaging integration. He also enjoys Rugby Union, bushwalking, travel and wine.
Dr Ian Grant MBBS, FRANZCR
Ian trained at Royal Perth Hospital and St Vincent’s in Sydney. Following a short period in General Practice on the northern beaches, he entered private radiological practice in Macquarie Street and the inner suburbs of Sydney. He first worked with Pittwater Radiology in 1992 on the Central Coast and in North West Sydney, and more recently in Northern Sydney and the Peninsula.
Ian holds a Visiting Radiologist appointment at St Vincent’s Private Hospital. Past appointments include Visiting Radiologist at the Royal Australian Navy (Garden Island). Dr Grant is a general radiologist with special interest in thoracic, abdominal and breast imaging.
Dr Ian Sewell MB ChB, MRACR, FRACR
Ian Sewell has practiced radiology in the private sector since the early 1970s. After training in New Zealand, he initially practiced in the Eastwood district and later managed a private practice at Blacktown.
Most recently, Ian has been Clinic Director at an I-MED practice in Armidale.
Dr Jessica Yang BSc(Med), MBBS (UNSW), FRANZCR
Dr Jessica Yang graduated from medicine from the University of New South Wales. She trained in Radiology at Westmead Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital. She also completed a fellowhip in magnetic resonance imaging at Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne.
Jessica is currently a specialist at Concord Hospital, Breast Cancer Institue and Breast Screen at Westmead Hospital. She is also an associated lecturer at the School of Medicine at UWS.
Jessica’s areas of expertise include MRI, musculoskeletal and abdominal imaging and women’s imaging.
Dr Karen Falk M.B., B.S. (Hons I); FRANZCR
Dr Karen Falk recently joined NCDI after relocating from Sydney. Karen trained in Radiology at the UNSW teaching hospitals in Sydney and at Stanford University Hospital USA, completing a MRI Fellowship at Stanford.
Prior to training in Radiology, her undergraduate training was in Sydney. She has worked extensively in private practice with public hospital appointments, in both NSW and QLD.
Outside work, she enjoys art and painting, travel, wine, nature and keeping fit.
Dr Kevin Tay BSc (Med),MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Kevin Tay trained in radiology at Concord Hospital and completed an MRI fellowship at Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Kevin is a dual radiology college medalist, awarded the CE Eddy prize and the HR Sear prize as the most successful candidate for the RANZCR part 1 and part 2 specialist examinations respectively. He has previously worked as a staff specialist at Royal North Shore Hospital and currently works as a Visiting Medical Officer at Westmead Breast Cancer Institute.
Kevin has published as first author in the prestigious Radiology and Neuroradiology journals and is involved in ongoing imaging research at the University of Sydney where he is an honorary associate.
Dr Malcolm Thomson MBChB, BSc, FRANZCR
Dr Malcolm Thomson completed his undergraduate training in New Zealand, before undergoing radiology training in Canberra.
Initially working at The Canberra hospital as a staff Radiologist, he joined National Capital Diagnostic Imaging in 2001. Malcolm’s practice includes the usual array of radiology, with special interests in MSK and spinal imaging and intervention, along with other non-endoluminal interventions. His non-work interests include his children, bushwalking, running, brewing, single-malt scotches, and travel.
Dr Mark Waterland MBBS (Hons Class 1), FRANZCR
Mark Waterland trained in radiology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, where he also undertook a neurological and interventional fellowship year, before moving into private practice with Ultrascan Radiology.
Mark has been Clinic Director at multiple clinics and is a member of the Ultrascan Radiology Board.
Dr Mike McKewan MBChB, BMed Sci, FRANZCR
Dr Mike McKewan trained in radiology in Christchurch, New Zealand, after 4 years working in Emergency medicine in New Zealand and then Coff’s Harbour (NS W). He has completed fellowships in Body imaging (Christchurch Public Hospital, 2009) and MRI /MSK imaging (Albury, 2010).
While working in Southland he gained experience in sports medicine assisting with multiple national and provincial sport teams and events.
Away from work, Mike has a keen interest in mountain biking, rugby union, and outdoor sports.
Dr Nicholas Kenning MBChB, DCH, FRANZCR
STARTING IN JANUARY 2010!
Dr Nicholas Kenning is from New Zealand and completed his undergraduate training in Dunedin. He has worked in Dunedin, Auckland and Port Macquarie. While working in paediatrics he completed a post graduate diploma in child health. Nick then specialised in radiology in Wellington. Nick is currently completing a fellowship in MRI at the Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne.
Since finishing his training he has also worked as a locum in Wellington and Queensland and completed a level 2 cardiac CT course. Nick is interested in all aspects of radiology, especially neurological, body and breast imaging. He also has a keen interest in new technologies and teaching.
Dr Paul Sullivan MBBS, FRACP, DDU
On top of co-managing NCDI’s Civic rooms, Dr Paul Sullivan is a senior specialist at the Medical Imaging Department of the Canberra Hospital.
Paul’s interests are cardiovascular nuclear medicine, vascular ultrasound and musculoskeletal ultrasound. Paul is also widely experienced in all aspects of nuclear medicine and ultrasound including associated interventional procedures and paediatric examinations.
Outside of work, Paul enjoys golf, fishing and is an avid wine connoisseur.
Dr Peter Macintosh MBBS, FRANZCR, DDU, FLEX
Peter Macintosh was one of the original partners of the Pittwater Radiology Group and has a strong association with and commitment to the Peninsula region. His career has seen him practice in the public and private sectors, as well as academia as the Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Rochester.
He was Chairman of the Pittwater Radiology Group through its period of growth and later led the establishment of the MIA Group which eventually merged with I-MED.
Dr Peter Wilson MBBS, FRACP, FRANZCR, DRACR, DDU
Peter Wilson trained in Internal Medicine and Radiology at Royal North Shore Hospital. He spent 3 years teaching body imaging at the University of Rochester, NY, before returning to private practice on the Sydney northern beaches. He was a principle partner in the Pittwater Radiology Partnership, and was instrumental in forming that partnership. He developed the current Dee Why practice at 812 Pittwater Rd. Peter then became a Director of the two public companies that took over ownership of the Pittwater practices in July 2000, while remaining active in Radiology with a special interest in MSK imaging and intervention.
Dr Philip Herald BSc MBBS, FRANZCR
Philip trained in Radiology at St George Hospital and underwent further training in Nuclear Medicine and PET at Royal North Shore and St Vincent’s Hospitals in Sydney.
In 2008, he joined Imaging Partners Online which specialise in emergency radiology.
Dr Philip Hung MBBS (Hons) Syd, FRANZCR, DDU
After graduating with first class honours from Sydney University Philip trained in Diagnostic Radiology at the Children’s
Hospital, Sydney, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital and the Prince of Wales and Prince Henry
Hospitals, Sydney. As a Staff Specialist at the Prince of Wales and Prince Henry Hospitals Philip sub-specialised in paediatric
radiology. Philip has been in private practice since 1989 where he continues to practice adult and paediatric radiology.
Dr Rob Greenough MBBS, FRACP, DDU
Rob has been a part of the NCDI team in Canberra since 2007, having moved from the Central West, where he worked in Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound for over 14 years.
Rob was trained at RPAH in Sydney, and completed a fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Centre in the US specialising in oncological PET. More recently, Rob has furthered his non invasive cardiac imaging skills, training in Cardiac MRI and Cardiac CT to complement his experience in Nuclear Medicine and echocardiography. Rob now heads the CMR and Cardiac CT services at the Deakin rooms, as well as continuing to work in cardiac and general Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound.
Dr Stuart Allan MB ChB, FRCS, FRANZCR, DDU, BLegS
Stuart Allan has practiced in Diagnostic Radiology on the mid north coast of NSW, based initially at Port Macquarie and later working at Taree and Forster. He was Managing Partner of Mid North Coast Medical Imaging, later Director of Radiology for Mid North Coast Medical Imaging and more recently Managing Radiologist for Mid North Coast Imaging Taree and Forster.
Dr Terry Lo MBBS, FRANZCR
Previously partner in NSW X-Ray, a radiology group in west and north western Sydney.
Recently, Managing Radiologist Symbion Imaging Blacktown 2003-2008.
Breast Imaging Radiologist, Westmead Private Hospital 2005-2008.
Dr Toos Sachinwalla MBBS (hons) FRANZCR
Following a fellowship in Body Imaging and MRI. Dr Sachinwalla commenced his career in Radiology as a Staff Specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, primarily in the role of MRI with exposure in Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal imaging and also co-managing Interventional Radiology.
Dr Sachinwalla moved into private practice in South West Sydney in 1996, maintaining VMO rights at Liverpool Hospital for several years.
He established and went on to manage 2 MRI units in his practice specialising in Musculokeletal and Neuroimaging for the last twelve years. Dr Sachinwalla worked as a Staff Specialist for four years at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital primarily in MRI and Interventional Radiology. At the time he was actively involved in the college Radiology training program and was an associate lecturer with the faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney. He spent 4 months at the Miami Vascular Institute on sabbatical evaluating Endovascular Stents.
For the last sixteen years he has worked in a private practice in Liverpool with the Raysan group. He established the MRI services there, eventually managing a 1.5 and a 3 tesla unit and primarily offering services to Musculoskeletal and Neurological specialists. He has been the managing Radiologist of the practice for the past seven years.
Dr Sachinwalla has maintained an interest in MRI based research, publishing widely in Musculoskeletal, Neuroradiology, applied Physiology and Biochemistry. MR Spectroscopy has become a special area of interest with collaborative trial established with the Human Nutrition Unit, University of Sydney, the Department of Gastroenterolgy at Westmead Hospital, the Departments of Neurology and Oncology at Liverpool Hospital.
Dr Ursula Ridley MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR
Ursula Ridley graduated from the University of NSW and did her radiology speciality training at Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney and spent her final year doing MRI fellowship.
Ursula has been working with the I-MED Network for the last 7 years. She is also actively involved with the Breast Screen Program as the designated radiologist for Breast Screen Central and South Eastern Area Health Service for more than 7 years.
Dr Willie Tsung MBBS, FRANZCR
Willie Tsung was a Staff Specialist for two years at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. He was Consultant in charge of Trauma Radiology and regularly provided education for students, specialist trainees and general practitioners.
He trained at Royal Prince Alfred hospital, with its comprehensive experience in interventional radiology and MRI. He is also a general radiologist and has worked in local private practice.