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 22 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
Barwon Medical Imaging | Consultant Radiologist
Clinical Lead – MSK Imaging
Radiology Sub-speciality: MRI, musculoskeletal (MSK) imaging, neuro imaging, gastrointestional imaging, CT colonography, breast imaging and prostate MRI.
Assoc. Professor Whan was Director of Barwon Medical Imaging from 2008 – June 2018. Dr Whan also completed a six month sabbatical at University of Oxford in the UK focusing on neuro, paediatric and prostate MRI imaging, sharing the knowledge gained with our local team of consultant radiologists.
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.
Dr Kevin Shaw
Director – Department Radiology, Barwon Health | Director - Barwon Medical Imaging | Consultant Radiologist
Radiology Sub-speciality: MRI Imaging, MSK imaging / injections
Associate Professor Kevin Shaw is the Director of Department (Radiology) at Barwon Health and Director of Barwon Medical Imaging (BMI). He obtained his medical degree from Monash University in 2006 and completed his radiology training at Royal Melbourne Hospital. In 2013 Kevin undertook a one-year MRI fellowship at Barwon Health with Barwon Medical Imaging. In 2014 Kevin travelled to US and completed a visiting fellowship at Stanford University Medical Centre with Stanford Medical School focusing on thoracic imaging. He returned to the US later that year and completed another visiting fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital with Harvard Medical School focusing on neuro-radiology and musculoskeletal imaging including imaging guided injection.
Upon his return to Australia, Kevin was appointed senior staff specialist at University Hospital Geelong, Alfred Hospital and Western Hospital. Kevin was appointed Director of CT at Barwon Health in 2015 and Director of Department in 2018. Kevin has previously completed executive coaching program with the top-ranked, global provider of leadership development – Centre for Creative Leadership (CLL).
Associate Professor Kevin Shaw lectures at Deakin Medical School, and is a current supervisor of PhD and Master’s students at Deakin University. He holds an honorary position with University of Melbourne where he participates in the Victorian radiology registrar teaching program at Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is an examiner for the Royal Australian and NZ College of Radiologists (RANZCR) and sits on the College Part I Exam Anatomy Review Panel. Kevin has been an MRI Clinical Reviewer for the College since 2014, and previously sat on the College X-ray Reference Group. Kevin currently sits on the Barwon Health Mortality Committee, Medical Advisory Committee and Technology/ Clinical Practice Committee.
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
Clinical Lead – Cardiac Imaging
Radiology Sub-speciality: HRCT Chest and Cardiac Imaging, CT Colonography, CT Coronary Angiography and MRI Cardiac
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
Clinical Lead – Neuro-radiology
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
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
Clinical Lead – Emergency Medicine
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 Sarah Rosalie
Consultant Radiologist | Director of Registrar Training
Clinical Lead – Head and Neck Imaging
Radiology Sub-Specialities: MRI, Head and Neck Imaging and Breast Imaging
Sarah is a general diagnostic radiologist with a passion for head and neck imaging. She has been participating in the Geelong Head and Neck MDM for the past nine years and enjoyed a six-month observer-ship in head and neck imaging at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford in 2018.
Dr Rosalie offers vast experience in MRI of most organ systems and completed a dedicated MRI fellowship at the end of her radiology training in 2011 with BMI after completing her basic training at the Austin Hospital.
Sarah performs a range image guided procedures including therapeutic injections and biopsies.
In 2020 Sarah commenced the shared role of Director of Training, formalising a decade long commitment to registrar training.
Dr Giles Craig
Consultant Radiologist & PET/CT Specialist | Director Cancer Imaging
MBBS, FRANZCR, FAANMS
Radiology Sub-speciality: PET/CT, Cancer Imaging, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.
Giles was born and was raised in Geelong. Upon finishing school, he went to Monash University for his medical degree, then returned to Geelong Hospital as an intern. He undertook specialist Radiology training with BMI, then completed a two-year Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT specialty at The Austin Hospital in Melbourne.
In 2016, Giles undertook a fellowship at the world-renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Hospital in New York and utilises this expertise in his role as Director of Cancer Imaging. He is actively involved in oncology clinical research, working as part of the Andrew Love Cancer Centre Trials team and regularly attends many of the multi-disciplinary meetings at Barwon Health.
He recently stepped down as Director of Registrar training after 6 years in that role. Dr Craig is now looking forward to embracing new PET tracers, made possible by the recently installed state-of-the-art 68-Gallium laboratory at University Hospital Geelong – these include imaging of prostate cancer with PSMA and neuro-endocrine tumours with DOTATATE. His other interests include novel therapeutics such as Lutetium-PSMA and the oncology applications of Spectral/Dual-energy CT.
Dr Seamas Jones
Clinical Lead – Paediatric Imaging
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.
Most recently, Seamas completed a six month paediatric sabbatical program in the United Kingdom from January 2019 to June 2019.
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 Steve Landers
Director – Ultrasound |Consultant Interventional Radiologist
Clinical Lead – Research
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.
Dr Mihir Patel
Consultant Radiologist | Nuclear Medicine / PET-CT Specialist | Co-Director of Registrar Training
MBChB, FRANZCR,, FAANMS
Radiology Sub-Speciality: Oncology/molecular imaging and chest imaging
Dr Mihir Patel is a dual trained radiologist and nuclear medicine specialist. Mihir is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists as well as Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists. In 2020, Mihir was appointed as Co-Director of Registrar Training for Barwon Medical Imaging.
After completion of his medical degree at University of Otago (New Zealand), Dr Patel completed his Medical Internship/residency at Monash Health. He also successfully completed Radiology training at Monash Health and subsequently he undertook training in Nuclear Medicine and PET at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and at Monash Health.
Following completion of this training, Dr Patel joined Barwon Medical Imaging in 2017. Dr Patel has special interest in oncology/molecular imaging as well as chest imaging. He also enjoys teaching radiology trainees.
Dr Xavier Yu
Radiology Sub-speciality: Breast Imaging, CT Body Imaging, Emergency Radiology and MSK Interventional Radiology
Dr Yu commenced his RANZCR training in 2011 at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne. After completion in 2015, he undertook a fellowship with St Vincent’s BreastScreen prior to joining Barwon Medical Imaging in 2016.
Xavier has been appointed to a regular role with BMI since July 2018, as well as continuing in a variety of practices including with St Vincent’s Hospital and Monash and North West BreastScreen.
Xavier is also a previous orthopaedic trainee prior to taking on radiology training, and his interests include Breast Imaging, Emergency Radiology, MSK Interventional Radiology as well as in health advocacy, teaching and mentor-ship for radiology trainees.
Dr Shane Lee
Consultant Radiologist | Nuclear Medicine / PET-CT Specialist
MBBS (hons), MMed (radiology), FRANZCR, FAANMS, PGdip (surgical anatomy)
Radiology Sub-speciality: Oncology and molecular imaging.
Dr Shane Lee is a dual trained radiologist and nuclear medicine specialist.
Dr Lee completed medical school at Monash University in 2006 with internship and residency at The Alfred, Barwon Health and The Royal Melbourne Hospital . His specialist radiology training was completed at Barwon Health in 2015 at which time Shane went on to complete a further two years of nuclear medicine training through Barwon Health and Austin Health.
Dr Lee joined Barwon Medical Imaging as a consultant radiologist/nuclear medicine specialist in 2018.
Shane has special interest in oncology imaging and molecular imaging and is actively involved with undergraduate and resident education. He is currently co-supervisor of nuclear medicine and PET training.
Dr Raj Sohawon
MBBS, FRANZCR,PBDip (surgical anatomy)
Radiology Sub-speciality: MRI and Breast Imaging
Dr Sohawon completed his Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at Monash University in 2007. His medical internship and residency were undertaken at various Melbourne hospitals, including Eastern Health, Monash Health & the Austin Hospital.
Following a diploma in Surgical Anatomy at the University of Melbourne, he commenced postgraduate training in Radiology at Barwon Health in 2013. Dr Sohawon was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologist (FRANZCR) in 2018. He then commenced an MRI Fellowship at Barwon Medical Imaging, gaining further experience in brain, spine, musculoskeletal and abdominal imaging. He joined BMI as a Consultant Radiologist in 2019.
Dr Sohawon is regularly involved in multi-disciplinary meetings at Barwon Health, including ENT, Colorectal and Breast MDMs. Dr Sohawon also completed a Breast Imaging sub-speciality fellowship from 2019-20 at the Geelong Breast Clinic and continues to also work as a consultant with other imaging providers in the Geelong region.
Raj enjoys teaching Radiology trainees at Barwon Health and has a special interest in neuro-radiology & abdominal imaging.
Dr Imogen O’Meara
Clinical Lead – Breast Imaging
Radiology Sub-speciality: MRI and Breast Imaging
Dr O’Meara is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). She was awarded a BA/BSc (Hons) from the University of Melbourne before obtaining her MBBS through the University of Queensland. Imogen then worked at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Greenslopes Hospital as a junior doctor. After completing her specialist radiology training in Geelong, Imogen undertook further fellowship training in MRI and Breast Imaging.
Dr O’Meara has interests in MRI, breast imaging including breast MRI, MSK imaging and prostate MRI.