BMI’s Consultant Radiologists and Physicians provide the region with local, high quality expertise to support the regions clinicians. Our team are locally based, with most residing throughout Geelong and the Surf Coast.
BMI’s team of 18 consultants, bring a diverse range of sub- specialty imaging expertise to the group. Our consultants have extensive experience and advanced fellowship training undertaken in Australia and internationally.
Assoc. Professor Andrew Whan
Director – Barwon Medical Imaging | Consultant Radiologist
Radiology Sub-speciality: MRI, musculoskeletal (MSK) imaging, neuro imaging, gastrointestional imaging, CT colonography, breast imaging and prostate MRI.
Assoc. Professor Whan has been Director of Barwon Medical Imaging since 2008 and has recently returned from a six month sabbatical at University of Oxford in the UK focused on neuro, paediatric and prostate MRI imaging.
Dr Whan completed his training at Austin Hospital and was awarded the Gold Medal as the top candidate in the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists Fellowship Exam. In 2001, Andrew completed advanced fellowship training at Austin Hospital in MRI and breast imaging before travelling to Perth where he obtained further fellowship training in MRI with a particular focus on musculoskeletal imaging.
Andrew is currently an Examiner with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists and an Associate Professor and Tutor at Deakin Medical School, Deakin University.
Dr Dickson Ma
Director - Nuclear Medicine (Nuclear Medicine Physician | Consultant Rheumatologist)
Dr Ma is Director of the Nuclear Medicine Department at Barwon Health. Dickson has established a broad Nuclear Medicine service for the Geelong Region, including the introduction of the regions first PET service in 2009.
Dickson is also a Director of Advanced Training in Nuclear Medicine as recognised by the Colleges of Physicians & Radiologists.
Dickson, continues to practice as a Consultant Rheumatologist within the Geelong Region as well.
Assoc. Professor Donald Robertson
Director Interventional Radiology | Consultant Interventional Radiologist
MBBS, DDR, FRANZCR
Radiology Sub-speciality: Vascular Intervention and CT Coronary Angiography
With more than 35 years as a Consultant Radiologist both in the private and public sectors, Dr Robertson is Director of Interventional Radiology at University Hospital Geelong and a Clinical Associate Professor of the Deakin University Medical School.
Donald brings over 30 years’ experience in minimally invasive vascular intervention, and is credentialed in CT Coronary Angiography (Cardiac CT ).
For his service to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), as chairman of the Victorian Branch, a Federal Councillor and chairman of the committee that rewrote the memorandum and articles of association of the College, he was awarded Life Membership in 2009.
Dr David Lun
Radiology Sub-speciality: HRCT Chest and Cardiac Imaging, CT Colonography and CT Coronary Angiography
Dr. David Lun has immense experience in CT imaging and is an accredited Level A, CTCA Specialist.
David has broad exposure to a large variety of cardiac conditions, having obtained Level 2 accreditation in cardiac MR training, issued by SCMR.
David has been instrumental in commencing BMI’s cardiac MR imaging service in Geelong, in collaboration with Cardiologist, Dr. Cathy Jaworski. This is the first Victorian cardiac imaging service of this kind outside metropolitan Melbourne.
David has recently returned from a 6 month sabbatical in Cardiac MRI at The Heart Hospital in London. During this period, he also attended Cardiac MR imaging sessions at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, and Barts Heart Centre. David’s training was supervised by Professor James Moon, a cardiologist at the University College of London.
Dr Peter Morris
Director – MRI & Consultant Radiologist / Director of Training
Radiology Sub-speciality: MRI, Neuroimaging and MSK, Breast Imaging and CT Coronary Angiography
Dr Morris undertook his radiology specialist training at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. Peter joined BMI in 2000 after working within private radiology practises in Melbourne and Gippsland.
As Director of MRI, Peter has extensive experience in MRI with interests in neuroimaging and MSK imaging.
Dr Morris became an accredited CT Cardiac Imaging Specialist in 2011.
With a longstanding commitment to radiology training, Peter became a Director of Radiology Training for BMI in 2009 and actively participates in Radiology lectures for Deakin Medical School.
Dr Jeffrey Cameron
Consultant Radiologist, Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Specialist
MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR
Radiology Sub-speciality: Cancer imaging – CT, MRI, PET/CT and Nuclear Medicine, Breast Imaging and Intervention, Musculoskeletal Imaging
Dr Cameron is dual-accredited specialist in Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology, with wide experience in general and procedural radiology in both public and private sectors in Australia and UK.
Jeffrey returned to Geelong and Barwon Medical Imaging from the UK in 2009 with considerable experience in Cancer Imaging and an enthusiastic commitment to the establishment of a successful Regional PET/CT service at University Hospital Geelong.
A partner of the former Geelong Radiological clinic (GRC), and a founding Radiologist with Imaging Partners Online now the International Tele-Radiology provider EverLight Radiology, Jeffrey is also an accredited MRI and FDG-PET Supervising Radiologist.
Currently a registered Specialist in Australia ,New Zealand, and the United Kingdom he maintains CME participation with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists , Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine , Royal College of Radiologists , British Nuclear Medicine Society , International Cancer Imaging Society and Independent Doctors Federation of the UK as well as regular QA and Audit.
Dr Andrew Owen
Consultant Interventional Radiologist
Bsc, MRCP, FRCR, FRANZCR
Radiology Sub-speciality: Vascular Intervention, Interventional Oncology and endovasular treatments for peripheral arterial disease.
Dr Owen holds substantive appointments as a Consultant Interventional Radiologist at both Barwon Medical Imaging and Austin Health. Andrew has a keen interest in all aspects of Interventional Radiology, and in particular, interventional oncology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists and is accredited as an Endovascular Specialist by the Royal Australian College of Surgeons.
Andrew was awarded his primary medical degree by Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London, achieving a 1st Class degree in Physiology as part of his undergraduate studies. His initial postgraduate training was in Medicine and he obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians before embarking on a career in Radiology.
Dr Owen trained in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology in Oxford, UK obtaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists and subsequently undertook consecutive Interventional Radiology Fellowships, first at Glasgow University Hospitals, Scotland and then at Austin Health, Melbourne.
He has published in peer-reviewed journals, has presented his work at International conferences and is a reviewer for the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Dr Nicholas Calver
Radiology Sub-Speciality: General Diagnostic Radiology
Dr Calver became a fellow of The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Radiologists in 2009 and commenced at Barwon Medical Imaging at that time.
Nick completed Bachelor Degrees in Medicine / Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Melbourne in 2000. Following an internship & residency at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, he trained in Radiology at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, including a fellowship in Neuroradiology & Musculoskeletal Imaging.
Dr Shalini Amukotuwa
MB MS (1st class honors), B.Med.Sc, M.Med, FRANZCR
Radiology Sub-speciality: MRI and Neuroradiology
Dr Amukotuwa is an accredited Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) radiologist with subspecialty expertise in neuroradiology. She completed her radiology specialist training at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. Following completion of an MRI fellowship, she practiced as an MRI radiologist at University Hospital Geelong and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.
Shalini recently spent 18 months at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics in Stanford, California, further developing her skills in diagnostic neuroradiology.
During this time, Dr Amukotuwa gained considerable exposure to the imaging of a large variety of diseases of the brain and spine. She also gained expertise in cutting-edge MR techniques for investigating neurological disease, such as Arterial Spin Label Perfusion, which is utilised in clinical practice to help solve difficult clinical problems.
Specific areas of interest and expertise include the imaging of cerebrovascular disease, such as acute stroke and brain vascular malformations, CNS tumors, and advanced MRI techniques, in particular perfusion imaging of the brain.
Shalini is also actively involved in cerebrovascular disease research, and the teaching of medical students and radiology specialist trainees.
Dr Sarah Rosalie
Radiology Sub-speciality: Head and Neck radiology, MRI and Breast Imaging
Dr Rosalie graduated from Melbourne University with bachelor degrees in Medicine, Surgery and Arts. Sarah completed her radiology training at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne prior to an MRI fellowship at Geelong Hospital. She joined Barwon Medical Imaging as a consultant radiologist in 2012.
Sarah has a strong interest and significant experience in head and neck imaging, attending the head and neck cancer Multi-Disciplinary Meeting (MDM) regularly.
Dr Giles Craig
Director - Cancer Imaging / Consultant Radiologist & PET/CT Specialist / Director of Training
MBBS, FRANZCR, FAANMS
Radiology Sub-speciality: PET/CT, Oncology Imaging, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology Education.
Dr Craig is a dual-trained in both Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT. Giles was born and bred in Geelong, attaining his medical degree at Monash University and undertook his Radiology specialty training with BMI. Following this he then completed his two-year Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT specialty at The Austin Hospital.
In 2016, Giles will undertake a fellowship at the world-renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Hospital in New York with a view to bringing the learnt skills back to the Geelong region. Dr Craig is also the co-coordinator of research and clinical trial imaging, working in close collaboration with the Andrew Love Cancer Trials team.
As Director of Training, Giles is heavily involved in radiology trainee teaching, is a lecturer at both Deakin and Monash Medical Schools and oversees junior doctor radiology education at University Hospital Geelong.
Dr Seamas Jones
Radiology Sub-speciality: Musculoskeletal, MRI and Paediatric Radiology
Dr Jones joined Barwon Medical Imaging as a Consultant Radiologist in 2013, and is actively involved in paediatric clinical meetings held monthly with Geelong’s leading Paediatricians.
Seamas trained in medicine at Monash University, graduating in 2003, before entering advanced training in Radiology at The Geelong Hospital. On graduation, Seamas completed Fellowships in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at The Geelong Hospital and Paediatric Radiology at The Royal Children’s Hospital. Seamas also has an interest in prostate MRI.
Dr Charuta Dagia
MBBS, MD, FRANZCR
Radiology Sub-specialty: Paediatric Imaging, MRI, Breast Imaging.
Dr Dagia completed her MBBS, radiology training and MRI Fellowship at Mumbai University, India. In 2006, she joined The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), Melbourne as a Paediatric Radiology Fellow, training for a year in general Paediatric Imaging and another year in Paediatric MRI. She has since continued at RCH as a part-time Staff Specialist, and hosts monthly clinical meetings with our regions Paediatric Specialists since joining Barwon Medical Imaging (BMI) in 2012.
Charuta undertook further training as a Body Imaging fellow at St Vincent’s Hospital and during 2010 -2011, gained further oncology experience as a Staff Radiologist at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, with a focus on Body MRI. She represents BMI at the fortnight Upper GI Hepatobillary Multidisciplinary Meetings for the Barwon South Western Regional Integrated Cancer Service.
In 2014, Charuta undertook a Breast Imaging fellowship at St Vincent’s Breast Screen, Melbourne, and regularly contributes to this growing service at University Hospital Geelong.
Dr Kevin Shaw
Director – CT Services | Consultant Radiologist
Radiology Sub-speciality: CT Imaging, MSK imaging / injections and MRI
Dr Shaw joined Barwon Medical Imaging in 2013 and with expansion of CT services to BMI McKellar, Kevin became Director of CT for Barwon Medical Imaging in 2015.
Kevin is currently an MRI Clinical Image Reviewer with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, and sits on the college’s X-ray Reference Group. Kevin is also a tutor in Radiology at the Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne.
Kevin completed his radiology training at Royal Melbourne Hospital where he gained extensive experience in spinal and joint injections. He joined BMI in 2013, completing a 12 month fellowship in MRI. In 2014 Kevin traveled to Boston where he completed a visiting fellowship with the Department of Medicine at Harvard University, working alongside the musculoskeletal radiologists at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr Steve Landers
Director – Ultrasound |Consultant Interventional Radiologist
Radiology Sub-specialty: Vascular Intervention, Image Guided Injections and Research.
Dr Landers is heavily involved with research in the field of interventional radiology. In 2016 Dr Landers and his team are commencing the world’s first randomised control trial for assessing the improvement of knee pain and function in Osteoarthritis following embolisation.
Steve is also a reviewer for the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Steve has been the main driving force behind the establishment of a dedicated musculoskeletal injection clinic for our local community.
Steve obtained his radiology training through BMI before embarking on a one-year interventional fellowship at the prestigious McMaster University in Canada.
Steve returned to BMI after his training overseas and played a crucial role in the expansion of the interventional radiology service at Barwon Health. In 2014, Steve travelled to New York University Langone Medical Centre, where he completed a visiting fellowship.
Dr Ganesh Ramaseshan
Consultant Radiologist & Nuclear Medicine Specialist
MBBS, FRANZCR, FAANMS
Speciality Radiology: Neuroradiology, Nuclear Medicine, PET – oncology body imaging.
Dr. Ramaseshan works at both Barwon Medical Imaging and MIA radiology, joining BMI in 2014.
Ganesh has undertaken advanced training in neuroradiology, and subsequently completed advanced training in nuclear medicine and PET imaging at St. Vincent’s Hospital, The Alfred Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
Ganesh obtained his medical degree at the University of Western Australia. Prior to commencing his career in radiology, he gained experience in surgery and emergency medicine. He undertook his radiology training at Royal Perth Hospital.
As part of his professional duties, he is involved in presenting tutorials to registrars preparing for the FRANZCR fellowship examinations.