Medical Imaging Specialist Team
CEO & Founder: 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.
During 2008-2009, Brendan worked at Fremantle Hospital and SKG Radiology, before joining Envision in May, 2009. Brendan took over the position of CEO at Envision 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.
Founder: Dr Lawrence Dembo
A Cardiologist with subspecialty training focused on non-invasive cardiac imaging, Lorry completed his general Cardiology training at Royal Perth Hospital. With an emphasis on heart failure and non-invasive diagnostic imaging throughout his training he completed his fellowship in New York under the umbrella of the Cardiovascular Research foundation. Lorry’s USA training was primarily in cardiac MRI, predominantly based in a private outpatient centre with affiliations to major Manhattan hospitals.
Lorry is a Cardiologist with a fellowship in Cardiac Imaging, and is accredited by the conjoint committee of the CSANZ/RANZCR at the highest level. He has a Level 3 MRI equivalency by the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance accreditation guidelines.
Lorry has given invited lectures locally, nationally, and internationally, and is a passionate believer in the future of 'high-tech' cardiovascular imaging. He maintains his clinical Cardiology skill set as Head of the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Service of Western Australia, based at Royal Perth Hospital.
Founder: Dr 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.
The only North American trained Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist in Australia, Bernard completed his specialty training at the world renowned OMR programme in Toronto. It included training at Mt Sinai Hospital and is considered by many to be the premier specialist OMR programme internationally, recognised for excellence in interpretive radiology. He also consults internationally via teleradiology, providing advice to other Radiologists and Specialists on complex and difficult cases.
Bernard is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia, supervising and lecturing undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong, where he provides radiology programmes for Faculty of Dentistry, including the renowned Prof Klaus Lang’s Masters Degree programme in implantology. He is a distinguished speaker and has presented more than 70 lectures as an invited presenter in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland and USA. Bernard is a member of the Editorial Board of one of the most highly respected and prestigious international journals of dentistry (COIR). He was vice chairman for the 2009 ADA Congress and he is a Member of the Australia and New Zealand College of Radiologists.
Bernard is author of the radiology chapter for the forthcoming 6th edition of Lindhe and Lang’s Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (In print), one of the largest selling textbooks in the field of dentistry internationally. Bernard is a contributing author for the forthcoming Glossary of Prevention and Periodontology (Quintessence Publishing), an internationally respected reference for definitions. He is also member of the Editorial Board of the prestigious Clinical Oral Implant Research journal. He was Vice Chairman of the 33rd ADA Congress in Perth and a member of the Scientific Committee.
Bernard is a member of the RANZCR. His interest is in interpretive radiology and the application of the latest low dose diagnostic imaging technology in the examination of the dental and orofacial structures.
Founder: Dr Conor Murray
Conor graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1992. After completion of a Diploma
of Child Health in 1995, Conor completed training in radiology in WA. Thereafter, Conor completed
advanced fellowships in paediatric radiology, focusing on paediatric cardiac MRI, and adult thoracic
imaging and intervention at the University Health Network in Toronto in 2001-2002. Conor was awarded
the RANZCR Baker fellowship in 2002 for his training in adult cardiac MRI.
Conor commenced appointments as a consultant radiologist at Princess Margaret and Royal Perth Hospitals
in 2003, now specialising exclusively in thoracic and cardiac imaging at these sites. Conor previously
worked as an associate and partner at Perth Radiological Clinic from 2002-2008, acquiring a broad
range of skills with particular experience in musculoskeletal ultrasound and image guided biopsy
Conor’s current research interests are early detection of structural lung disease in cystic fibrosis,
CT and MRI for planning of electrophysiological cardiac intervention, and the utilisation of low
dose CT for the prevention of cancer. Conor has given numerous invited lectures at state and national
meetings and is an author of more than 10 publications in peer reviewed journals. Conor has served
as the honorary Chair of the W.A Branch of the FRANZCR from 2005-2008 and has an active interest
in College matters, particularly training and education.
Radiologist: Dr Eamon Koh
Eamon graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1994. Following enrolling in Basic Surgical Training in 1997, Eamon worked as an Orthopaedic Surgery registrar in Perth and at St Thomas' Hospital in London, where he also spent a year as an Orthopaedic Research Fellow. He returned to Perth to commence Radiology training in 2001.
Returning to the London in 2005, Eamon undertook a Fellowship in MRI and Musculoskeletal Imaging at Chelsea and Westminster, working with one of the UK's leading sports imaging radiologists. In 2006, he undertook a further Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. Eamon returned to Australia in 2007 and has worked since then as an MRI and musculoskeletal radiologist, joining Envision Medical Imaging in 2009.
Eamon's sub-specialist interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound, musculoskeletal intervention and sports imaging. He provides imaging services for elite state and national level athletes, including the Australian men’s and women’s hockey teams, as well as the Fremantle Dockers. In addition to giving invited lectures on ultrasound and MRI in Musculoskeletal Imaging, Eamon is author of internationally peer-reviewed publications on overuse injury in elite athletes, as well as ultrasound in the diagnosis of muscle injury. He also has an interest in the use of Autologous Blood Injection in the treatment of tendinopathy and other overuse disorders.
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.
Radiologist: Dr Jeanne Louw
MBChB, FC Rad Diag, MMed Rad Diag, FRANZCR
Jeanne was born in South Africa and graduated from the medical school of the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1998.
She completed her training as radiologist at the same institution by 2005 and obtained both these qualifications with distinction.
Jeanne did a Fellowship in Chest and Cardiac Imaging at Royal Perth Hospital during 2006. She decided to make Perth her residence and obtained the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiology qualification in 2007. She has been working as consultant radiologist at Royal Perth Hospital since 2007 and joined Envision in 2008.
Jeanne has a special interest in cardiac imaging (CT and MRI) and cross sectional imaging of the chest. She has obtained sufficient experience and training to be level 3 accredited for CT Coronary Angiography. She also has an interest in chest intervention.
She also serves on the editorial panel for the Diagnostic Imaging Pathways website of Royal Perth (www.imagingpathways.health.wa.gov.au). This website has achieved international recognition as an authority on current imaging pathways and is used widely by clinicians to guide their investigation of patients.
Jeanne is the co-author of a published textbook on radiological anatomy. She is co-author of several articles in chest imaging and has ongoing research and academic interests.
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.
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.
Administration and Support Staff
Key people have joined the team for the major roles, including the General Manager, Senior
Radiographers, MIT Assistants, Clinical Nursing staff, Sonographers and Administration support.