Our Specialists

A/Professor Rodney Petersen (MBBS MBA FRANZCOG Grad Dip (Uni teaching)) is a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology.

He has been the Director and Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in teaching hospitals in Victoria, Western Australia and South Australia. Most recently he was Director of Women’s and Newborn Services at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in South Australia. He has taught medical students, junior doctors and specialist trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for many years.

 

A/Professor Petersen is actively involved in Colposcopy training for specialist trainees within the RANZCOG and is a Course Director for the College of Surgeons in the Emergency Management of Surgical Trauma courses. He has completed three additional years of sub specialty training in gynaecological oncology and has been an examiner for the Australian Medical Council.

 

A/Professor Petersen has published 70 original research articles and conference abstracts covering many aspects of women’s health (view at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rodney_Petersen ).

 

A/Professor Petersen has held several prestigious roles within the medical profession including Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning, Medical Co-Lead of Transforming Health South Australia and a Board member of an Area Health Service.

 

A/Professor Petersen is also a Colonel in the Australian Army. He has performed active medical military overseas service. This service included deployment to Banda Aceh following the Boxing Day Tsumani and involvement in the Pacific Partnership with the US Military that provided free O&G healthcare services to disadvantaged women in the Pacific.

A/Professor Petersen accepts referrals in his areas of special clinical interest. These are: 

* Colposcopy and lower genital tract disease

* Menopause

* Pelvic pain and endometriosis

* Post menopausal bleeding

* Counselling women with a history of breast cancer about genetic gynaecology cancer risk

Consulting rooms are at Barton Specialist Centre- open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm excluding public holidays

9/3 Sydney Avenue Barton ACT 2600

Phone: 02-61528998

Fax: 02-61693198

email: reception@bartonspecialistcentre.com.au

website: www.bartonspecialistcentre.com.au 

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Associate Professor Dr Dipti Talaulikar,Clinical Haematologist,M.B., B.S., Ph. D., F.R.A.C.P., F.R.C.P.A.

Senior Lecturer, ANU

  • non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma and myeloproliferative neoplasms, bleeding disorders and thrombosis
  • Member of the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group
  • ACT representative, Medical and Scientific Advisory Group, Myeloma Foundation 
  • Scientific member of the ACT Human Research Ethics Committee 
  • Scientific assessor, National Association of Testing Authorities
  • Principal Investigator, Waldenstrom Macroglobulinaemia clinical trial Member of the Lymphoma and Related Diseases Registry

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Dr Angelo Tsirbas

M.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.
Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgeon

  • Director - Canberra Oculoplastics
  • Minimally invasive oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery.
  • Specialising in facial rejuvenation and corrective eyelid surgery such as Blepharoplasty and Ptosis
  • Special interest in Thyroid related eye disease, periocular tumour resection with the margin control

Dr Benjamin Burt

M.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O., F.R.C.S
Opthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon

  • Previously Director of Oculoplastics and Orbitofacial Surgery, Texas Tech Medical School
  • Specialising in aesthetic and functional eyelid surgery
  • Ptosis, lacrimal and drainage surgery
  • Periocular tumour and lesion excision
  • Available to see patients of all ages

Dr Craig McColl M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.P. Consultant Neurologist

Trained at Melbourne University

 - Senior Lecturer at ANU

 - Staff Specialist, The Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital

Consulting rooms at  Barton Specialist Centre 

9/3 Sydney Avenue Barton 2600 ACT

P: 02 6152 8998
F: 02 6169 3198
E: reception@bartonspecialistcentre.com.au


Opening Hours

Mon - 9am - 5pm
Tue - 9am - 5pm
Wed - 9am - 5pm
Thur - 9am - 5pm
Fri - 9am - 5pm
Sat - closed
Sun - closed
Closed all public holidays

 

reception@bartonspecialistcentre.com.au

Dr Girish Talaulikar

M.B., B.S., F.R.A.C.P., M. Clin. Epid.
Renal Physician

Dr Hin Fan Chan

M.B., B.S., F.R.A.C.S.
Urological Surgeon

  • Adult general urology
  • Pelvic Uro-oncology (bladder and prostate cancer)

Dr Leona Yip MBChB PhD FACD Dermatologist and Skin Surgeon

  • Fellow of The Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD).
  • Subspecialty trained in the management of hair and scalp disorders (Australia and England).
  • Adult and paediatric general dermatology.
  • Skin cancer surgical and non-surgical management.
  • Treatment of excessive sweating including Botox® injections for underarms.
  • Cosmetic dermatology (please enquire as this is limited at present).
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, The Australian National University.
  • Honorary Visiting Medical Officer, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.
  • Reviewer for The Australasian Journal of Dermatology and The British Journal of Dermatology.
  • Member, Dermatology Expert Group, Dermatology Therapeutic Guidelines version 4 2015.
www.drleonayip.com

Dr Rajeev Kumar

M.B., B.S., D.P.M., M.D., F.R.A.N.Z.C.P., Ph.D. (ANU)
Neuropsychiatry (interface between neurology and psychiatry)

  • Clinical academic psychiatrist at the Canberra hospital and ANU Medical School
  • Special Interests mood, anxiety, personality, and psychotic disorders with or without medical comorbidities, psychogenic movement disorders, psuedoseizures and similar functional neurological disorders. 
  • Awarded the best RANZCP junior researcher award (2005) and the international junior investigator award (2004).
  • 20 years of experience as a consultant psychiatrist
  • Published widely in the fields of aging and cognitive impairment, and clinical neuropsychiatry.

Dr Saba Javed MBBS, FRANZCP Addiction Psychiatrist

·         Alcohol and drug addiction

·         Chronic pain

·         Mood Disorders

·         Anxiety Disorders including PTSD

·         Psychopharmacology

·         Can offer item 291 (opinion and report to GP)

·         Can offer shared care with GPs and psychologists

Process for referrals:

·         Currently accepting referrals - Appointments available from June 2016

·         Email or fax referral to Barton Specialist Centre:

Level 2 - 9/3 Sydney Avenue
Barton, ACT 2600

P: 02 6152 8998
F: 02 6169 3198
E: reception@bartonspecialistcentre.com.au

·         Kindly note - No medicolegal reports, third party, Commcare, Bulk Billing, or adult ADHD assessment offered.

 

 

Dr Zil Yassine (BA MBBS Uni. NSW, MA Harvard, Certified Vein Specialist ABVLM)

The Vein Institute Profile

The Vein Institute was founded to care for patients with varicose veins disease. Using the latest and most innovative treatments from the USA and Europe means that The Vein Institute is able to offer surgery free treatments for patients with varicose veins. As part of commitment to treating varicose vein disease multiple clinics around Australia have been established.

Dr Zil Yassine

Dr Zil Yassine (BA MBBS Uni. NSW, MA Harvard, Certified Vein Specialist ABVLM) specialises in the non surgical treatment of venous disorders. He is the first Australian trained doctor to be Certified as a Vein Specialist by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine Certified Specialists must complete requisite training and experience qualifications, meet continuing education requisites, and pass a stringent certification examination.

He has been a doctor for over 10 years and has performed thousands of venous interventions. Dr Yassine also holds the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Surgery (UNSW), Masters of Arts (Harvard University), Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound in Phlebology (ACP).

Professional Memberships

  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Phlebology
  • European Venous Forum
  • American College of Phlebology

For more information on The Vein Institute visit www.theveininstitute.com.au or call 1300 535 017

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Dr. Robert Boland-Freitas MBBS FRACP Neurologist and Neurophysiologist

Dr. Boland-Freitas is a Neurologist and Clinical Neurophysiologist. He completed training in Neurology at Blacktown, Westmead, Calvary Bruce and The Canberra Hospitals. He subsequently completed subspecialty training in Clinical Neurophysiology at Royal North Shore Hospital.

He has an appointment as a Staff Specialist Neurologist and is the Director of the Neurophysiology Department at Blacktown Hospital, Sydney, NSW. He has a particular interest in neuromuscular disorders, including the muscular dystrophies. Dr Boland-Freitas is an experienced provider of Botulinum toxin therapies for neurological disorders, including migraine, dystonia and hyperhidrosis.

Dr. Boland-Freitas is pleased to offer the following diagnostic investigations:

-       Nerve conduction studies/Electromyography (EMG): same day reporting

-       EEG (Electroencephalography)

All referrals for consultations regarding neurological concerns in general, as well as known conditions such as (but not limited to) the following are welcomed:

-       Headaches/migraines;

-       Movement disorders (including Parkinsons disease, dystonia)

-       Epilepsy;

-       Neuromuscular disorders;

-       Neuroimmunological disorders (such as multiple sclerosis);

-       Cerebrovascular disease

Please address all referrals or enquiries to:

Dr Robert Boland-Freitas

Level 2 - 9/3 Sydney Avenue
Barton, ACT 2600

Ph:   (02) 6152 8998
Fax: (02) 6169 3198
E: reception@bartonspecialistcentre.com.au

(Please note - No medico-legal reports, third party, Comcare offered currently)

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Mr Simon Scott-Findlay B.Sc., Post-Grad D.E., R.N., Credentialled Diabetes Educator

Services provided 

Diabetes Education/Support Services

For appointement booking please call Simon on 0407491476
 

Ms Suzanne Paterson Dip.App.Sc.(Pod), M.A.Pod.A

* Senior Podiatrist at Suzanne Paterson Podiatry, over 20 years experience

* www.sppodiatry.com.au for more information - call 6297 6350 to make an appointment

* all aspects of Podiatry: General treatment; Exercise therapy; Biomechanical assessment; Sporting injuries;  Footwear assessment and advise;  Nail surgery;  Diabetic footcare; Children’s footcare.

* Ambassador for thankyou

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Professor Julie Quinlivan (MBBS PHD FRANZCOG) Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Professor Julie Quinlivan (MBBS PHD FRANZCOG) is a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology. She has been a senior clinician in teaching hospitals in South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia and has taught medical students, junior doctors and specialist trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for many years.

Professor Quinlivan is actively involved in the research and assessment subcommittee of the RANZCOG and is on the Editorial Board of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is Editor in Chief of the international Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Professor Quinlivan has published more than 250 books, textbook chapters, original research articles and conference abstracts covering many aspects of women’s health (view at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Julie_Quinlivan).

Professor Quinlivan has held several prestigious roles within the medical profession including ProVice Chancellor and Executive Dean of Medicine, Chair of Western Australian Clinical Senate, Board member of Area Health Services and Director of the Professional Services Review. She has represented the medical profession on many government Boards, Tribunals and Expert Reference Groups.

Professor Quinlivan accepts referrals in her areas of special clinical interest. These are: 

* Menstrual difficulties

* Menopause

* Adolescent gynaecology

* Vulval disease and colposcopy

* Genital tract infections 

Consulting rooms are at Barton Specialist Centre- open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm excluding public holidays

9/3 Sydney Avenue Barton ACT 2600

Phone: 02-61528998

Fax: 02-61693198

email: reception@bartonspecialistcentre.com.au

website: www.bartonspecialistcentre.com.au  

www.bartonspecialistcentre.com.au