Our Medical Imaging Specialist Team

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    CEO & Radiologist: Dr Brendan Adler

    Brendan completed three fellowships in Radiology, having graduated in Medicine with Honours from the University of Western Australia in 1985. Subsequently, Brendan completed advanced fellowships in Thoracic Radiology, focusing on interstitial lung disease, and Musculoskeletal Radiology and Intervention at Vancouver General Hospital in 1991-1993.

    On return to Perth, Brendan commenced appointments as a consultant radiologist at Royal Perth Hospital and as a specialist radiologist at SKG Radiology, acquiring experience in a broad range of investigations and procedures in addition to his specialist interests.

    In 2006, Brendan moved to Paris, France and completed a Cardiovascular Imaging fellowship in 2008 at the Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital with particular interest in Cardiac MRI and Coronary CTA. Brendan was awarded the 2006 RANZCR Rouse Fellowship for this purpose.

    Brendan joined Envision in May 2009 and took over the position of CEO in October 2011.

    Brendan has been active in College affairs, continues to have a research interest in interstitial lung disease and is an author of at least 25 peer-reviewed articles.

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    Imager: Dr Lawrence Dembo

    Medical Head of the Cardiac Transplant Service of Western Australia and a Director of Envision.

    Lorry completed his general Cardiology Training at Royal Perth Hospital and Fellowship in New York at under the umbrella of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

    As an early pioneer in Western Australia of Cardiac MRI and Coronary Artery Imaging with CT, Lorry brings together his background in clinical cardiology and imaging to provide a experienced, precision reporting and clinically relevant relationships with referring clinicians.

     

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    Radiologist: Clin Prof Bernard Koong

    BDSc(W.Aust), MSc(OMR)(Toronto), FICD, FADI, FPFA
    Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist

    Bernard is a highly experienced and internationally respected oral and maxillofacial radiologist. He is author of the Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (2017), published by one of the world’s most respected medical, scientific and scholarly publishers, Wiley-Blackwell.

    He holds a Clinical Professor appointment at The University of Western Australia (UWA) and has a long history of teaching radiology at various universities, including UWA, The University of Sydney, The University of Hong Kong and Griffith University. It included the provision of the radiology course for the Masters Degree programme in implantology developed by Prof Klaus Lang. He also contributes to training the Western Australian radiology registrars of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR).

    The only North American qualified oral and maxillofacial radiologist in Australia, Bernard completed his specialist training with the world renowned Professor Michael Pharoah at the University of Toronto, where he was the first oral and maxillofacial radiology (OMR) registrar to win the prestigious Harron Award and Scholarship. It included training at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto General Hospital and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto.

    As an invited speaker, Bernard has presented more than 100 lectures to the dental and medical professions across Australia and also in the USA, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Hong Kong (SAR, China) and New Zealand. He was Vice Chairman and member of the Scientific Committee of the 33rd ADA Congress.

    Bernard is also author of the radiology chapter of the 6th edition of Lindhe and Lang’s Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015). He is a contributing author for the Glossary of Preventive Dentistry and Periodontology (Quintessence Publishing), writing the radiological definitions. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Clinical Oral Implant Research journal.

    Bernard is specialist assessor for the Australian Dental Council (2016) and is a member of the equivalence assessment panel of the Dental Board of Australia at the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

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    Radiologist: Dr Eamon Koh

    FRANZCR

    Eamon graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1994 and has worked as an Orthopaedic Surgery registrar in Perth and at St Thomas’ Hospital in London, prior to commencing training in Radiology in 2001 in Western Australia.  He returned to the London in 2005, where he undertook a Fellowship in MRI and Musculoskeletal Imaging at Chelsea and Westminster, working with some of London’s leading sports imaging specialists. In 2006, he undertook further Fellowship training in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford.  He returned to Australia in 2007 and has worked since then as a consultant musculoskeletal radiologist and sports imaging specialist, joining Envision Medical Imaging in 2009.

    Eamon’s sub-specialist interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound, musculoskeletal intervention/procedures and sports imaging. He provides imaging services for elite state and national level athletes, including the Western Australian Institute of Sports.  He is also the match-day Radiologist for the Fremantle Dockers Football Club.  Eamon has a particular interest in the radiologically-guided management of tendinopathy and the use of Ultrasound Tissue Characterisation in the treatment and prevention of tendon injury.  He has extensive experience in the use of autologous blood and platelet rich plasma for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.

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    Radiologist: Dr Tonya Halliday

    Tonya completed her undergraduate training at University of Glasgow in 1989, working at the Royal Infirmary and Stobhill Hopsitals in Glasgow before commencing her Radiology training in 1996.

    Tonya arrived in Perth in 2002 undertaking a Fellowship in Cross Sectional Imaging at Royal Perth Hospital before returning to the UK for 3 years working as an MRI consultant radiologist.  In 2006 Tonya relocated to Perth, working in private practice and at Royal Perth Hospital and she completed her RANZCR Fellowship in 2007.  Tonya joined Envision in 2010.

    Throughout her training Tonya developed specific interests and expertise in hepatic, pancreatic and gynaecological imaging and the assessment of oncology patients.  She has continued to develop her clinical expertise at Royal Perth Hospital as a member of the abdominal imaging team.  Tonya is involved in the Colorectal Cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal, Oncology and Lymphoma meetings.

    Over the past year Tonya has undertaken training in CT colonoscopy expected to play an increasing role in detection and screening for colorectal malignancy.  She is involved in teaching medical students, interns and Radiology Registrars.

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    Nuclear Medicine Physician: Dr Tony Hayes

    Tony is a Nuclear Medicine Physician with over 25 years of experience in private Nuclear Medicine in Perth. He has a special interest in Nuclear Cardiology, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Imaging. He completed a fellowship in Nuclear Medicine at the Mayo Clinic Rochester Minnesota USA in 1989. He obtained his basic Medical Degree at the University of Cape Town and his Physician Qualifications in London (MRCP) and Australasia (FRACP).

    Tony is a longstanding member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNMMI) and regular attendee of their annual scientific meetings. He obtained accreditation in PET in 2004 (Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute Melbourne). He has published in a number of peer-reviewed Nuclear Medicine Journals. Tony joined Envision at the start of 2015.

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    Radiologist: Dr Tom Huang

    B.D.Sc (Hons), D.Clin.Dent (DMFR)
    Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist

    Tom graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Science. After working in both the private and public dental sectors, he undertook a three year specialist training program at the University of Queensland and graduated with a Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry specialising in Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology. It included training at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, private radiology practices and at the School of Dentistry.

    Since graduation, Tom has been working in a private specialised practice in Maxillofacial Radiology. He has held the position of visiting lecturer, clinical supervisor and external examiner at the University of Queensland, School of Dentistry. Tom has also presented topics in radiology and radiography to dentists and continues to have research interests in Cone Beam Volumetric Tomography. Tom joined Envision in 2012. He is a member of the International Association of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology.

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    Radiologist: Dr Michael Krieser

    Michael graduated from Melbourne’s Monash University in 1992. Following 3 years’ residency at the Alfred Hospital, Michael commenced Radiology training in 1996 based at St. Vincent’s Hospital. In 2000, Michael undertook a Fellowship in Breast Imaging. Following a move to Perth Michael undertook a Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging in 2003.

    Michael has presented at local and national meetings on a range of Musculoskeletal topics and has provided imaging services and image guided injections to Perth’s elite sporting teams and athletes for numerous years. He joins Eamon Koh and Brendan Adler in providing a comprehensive Musculoskeletal and Sports Imaging service at Envision.

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    Radiologist: Dr Kay-Vin Lam

    Kay-Vin has been a Thoracic Imaging and Interventional Radiologist at Royal Perth Hospital from 2008 and is the Principal Thoracic Radiologist and Director of RANZCR Training.

    He was Co-Chair of the RANZCR WA Monthly Scientific Meeting program from 2008-2012 and Convenor of the RANZCR WA Annual Scientific Meeting in 2013 “Aria: A Fresh Perspective in Thoracic and Cardiac Imaging”.

    Kay-Vin is the Thoracic Radiologist for the Royal Perth Hospital Thoracic Oncology Service and provided his expertise as a RANZCR Part II Examiner from 2010. He has completed over 190 Lung Tumor Ablations cases since 2009. He has spoken many times on Lung Tumor Ablation in Brisbane, Perth, Bunbury, and was international keynote speaker at the “International Summit on Interventional Ultrasound and Tumor Ablation Therapies” (Hangzhou, China, 2010). Kay-Vin won the Professor Turab Chakera Award for Radiology Teaching in 2016.

    Kay-Vin has accomplished national acclaim by undertaking over 1200 lung intervention cases. He commenced at Envision in January 2014 in the thoracic team.

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    Radiologist: Dr Ronny Low

    Ronny underwent medical training at the University of New South Wales. After completing his internship and surgical resident training, he moved to Perth to be the Radiology Research Fellow at Royal Perth Hospital before joining the WA Radiology Training program in 2007. He completed his radiology training in 2012, focusing on abdominal and pelvic MRI before undergoing further post-fellowship training in Interventional Radiology at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney.

    Ronny worked in private practice in Sydney before returning to Perth in early 2015 and joining the team at Envision. He has special interests in prostate MRI, including MR guided prostate biopsies, abdominal and pelvic imaging and musculoskeletal imaging. Ronny is involved in the urology multidisciplinary meetings at St John of God Subiaco, Hollywood and Fiona Stanley Hospitals and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease meeting at St John of God Subiaco.

    He is an active member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, being chairperson for both their CT Reference Group and Iodinated Contrast Working Party. He is also a consultant radiologist at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

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    Radiologist: Dr Michael Mason

    Michael graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1999. After gaining skills in a wide range of specialties ranging from General Practice to Cardiology to Anaesthetics, Michael completed a Radiology Research Fellowship position at Royal Perth Hospital in 2004 and began his formal Radiology Training in 2005.

    Michael has a special interest in Paediatric and Musculoskeletal Imaging. He has completed a Paediatric Imaging Fellowship at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and has gained subspecialty skills in all aspects of Paediatric Imaging. He has also completed a Musculoskeletal imaging fellowship working under fellow Envision Medical Imaging Specialists, Dr Brendan Adler, Dr Eamon Koh and Dr Michael Krieser, amongst others. Combining his two areas of interest, Michael has a particular interest in all aspects of Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging. He joins the sports imaging team at Envision which provides first class musculoskeletal imaging services to both adults and children.

    Prior to starting at Envision Medical Imaging, Michael worked as a Musculoskeletal Radiologist at Royal Perth Hospital. He continues as a Consultant Radiologist at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children. He has an active role in teaching Radiology Registrars and multiple ongoing research projects. He serves on the editorial panel for the Diagnostic Imaging Pathways project (www.imagingpathways.health.wa.gov.au) which is an educational tool used by referring clinicians to guide appropriate imaging investigations.

     

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    Radiologist: Dr Patrick Ng

    MBBS, FRACP, FRANZCR
    Nuclear Physician and Radiologist

    Patrick graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1994.  He is dually qualified in the disciplines of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.  He completed specialist physician traning in the field of Nuclear Medicine in 2003 which included a fellowship position in Nuclear Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA.  He underwent radiology training through the WA Radiology training programme prior to completing an additional two fellowships in abdominal and musculoskeletal imaging at the University of British Columbia / St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada.

    In 2010, he gained fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.

    Patrick joined Envision in 2012 where he maintains his interest in Nuclear Medicine, Musculoskeletal MRI and Ultrasound.

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    Radiologist: Dr Carly Simpkins

    Carly completed her medical degree in the UK and graduated in 2003 from the University of Wales College of Medicine. She then completed Basic Surgical Training and became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (UK) in 2006.

    Carly commenced radiology training on the South West Peninsula scheme in 2007 and became a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (UK) in 2011. She first worked in Perth as a Radiology Registrar in 2009 for one year and then made the permanent move to Perth in January 2012.

    Carly became a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists in January 2014. She joined Envision in February 2014 and has specialist interests in Paediatric and Cardiac Radiology.

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    Radiologist: Dr Jeanette Soon

    MBBS Hons FRANZCR

    Jeanette has subspecialised as a Cardiothoracic Radiologist after graduating from the University of Western Australia with Honours and subsequently becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists in 2015.

    Jeanette completed an Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship at the Centre for Heart Valve Innovation at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada where she developed particular interest in TAVI, coronary artery disease and adult congenital heart disease imaging under the guidance of world leaders in cardiac imaging. She subsequently undertook a second fellowship in Thoracic Imaging at University Health Network, Toronto, Canada, gaining expertise in interstitial lung disease, lung transplant, lung oncology and percutaneous lung biopsy before returning to Perth in 2017.

    Jeanette is certified at the highest level in Cardiac CT and MRI by the North American societies of SCMR and SCCT, and is recognised as a Level B CTCA Specialist by the Australian Conjoint Committee of CTCA. She is an author of over 20 peer-reviewed cardiothoracic publications.  Jeanette joined Envision in March 2017 where she maintains interest in all aspects of Cardiac and Thoracic Imaging.