Our Medical Ambassadors
Our Medical Ambassadors
Dr Rinku Rayoo is Cardiologist with special interest in Cardiac Imaging and Heart Failure. He is a member of Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ), American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and European Society of Echocardiography (ESE). He has a Level 2 SCMR accreditation for cardiac MRI and a Level B ANZCTCA accreditation for cardiac CT.Dr Rayoo manages has a special interest in managing a wide variety of cardiac conditions including coronary artery disease and cardiac risk assessment, heart failure, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, valvular heart disease, arrhythmias and syncope.
Dr Khillan is a pioneering leader for healthcare in the multicultural community of Australia. He is the founded president of ‘Healthcare Awareness Society of Australia’ (HASA), a non-profit organisation within the multicultural community. This society advocates the removal of long held taboos, misinformation, myths and stigmas. It also increases accessibility and awareness of healthcare issues, particularly in women and children’s health. It empowers patients in a culturally sensitive way by giving them the confidence to consult their doctor earlier, thus minimising risk of avoidable long-term health conditions. recently he is awarded with Victoria Australian of the Year 2023.He is a senior pediatrician with 30 years of experience and working with Joan Kirner Womena nd Children Hospital, Western Health. He also director of Western Specialist Centre.Dr Khillan’s multi-lingual skills in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and Arabic extend into ABC, SBS, community radio, national and local printing media, online seminars and live presentations, webinars which deliver many facets of the medical field. This service is invaluable for the social, cultural and linguistic sensitivities of our multicultural society. Being a staunch advocate of philanthropic work and mental health in general, particularly in the youth . Dr Khillan has delivered lectures on the platform of the Mental Health Foundation, Australia
Mr Girish Nair is the founder of the practice, Neuroaxis - a comprehensive neurosurgical practice serving at multiple locations across Victoria. Mr Nair is a pioneer who is well recognised in Australia and overseas for his innovative research interests in Parkinson's disease. He also introduced new surgical techniques in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's Disease. He is one of the few neurosurgeons offering keyhole surgery for diseases of the brain and spine, and is highly respected among his colleagues for his clinical and academic achievements.Mr Girish Nair is the Director of Functional Neurosurgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Head of the Neurosurgical service at Western Health. In addition to his clinical work, he participates in imparting his knowledge and skills to budding neurosurgeons and in community education events.
As a Diamond provider, Dr Kataria is one of the highest treating Invisalign orthodontists in Australia and has been awarded with a lifetime recognition for his work with Invisalign. With an interest in early intervention and a non-extraction philosophy, Dr Kataria has helped many patients attain a beautiful smile in a less invasive and more comfortable way. His commitment to providing a high level of “patient-centric orthodontics,” coupled with a gentle chairside manner, makes him popular with his patients.Dr Gopal Kataria has worked in the dental industry for over 20 years as a specialist consultant in private practices, a senior lecturer in dental school and a clinical instructor at the University of Adelaide.
Dr Ved Berani is a second generation principal dentist at the award winning multi speciality dental offices Healthy Smiles Dental Group and Sleep Dream Smile. He shows great pride in his work, for helping his patients achieve long term cosmetic and aesthetic results , all this while utilising SLEEP DENTISTRY and SEDATION . A proponent of painless and anxiety free dentistry, Dr Ved has dedicated his practice to the phobic and anxious patients by offering a suite of sedation options from Twilight sedation(IV), General anaesthetic, laughing gas and oral sedation.Recently his dedication to continuing education has driven him to achieve the Fellowship (FIADFE) at the greater New York dental meeting of the International academy of dento-facial aesthetics and also the Membership (MFGDP) of the faculty of general dental practitioners in the UK .Dr Ved made his first mark in the history of the University of Bombay in the year 1999 when he topped with a distinction! He shares his knowledge and experience, with all patients and clinical coordinators to increase the overall experience of practising in a private practice more enjoyable for everyone.In addition he has completed advanced Masters Implant certification from the GIDE institute in collaboration with Loma Linda University (Los Angeles) in 2018.
Dr.Preeti Khillan is the director of Western Specialist Centre and director of MyOBG and is a senior Obstetrician & Gynecologist and laparoscopic surgeon and certified colposcopist who works at Joan Kirner Women's and Children's (Sunshine hospital) She is qualified as MBBS, MS, MRCOG (UK), FRANZCOG (Australia), FACS (USA)
Dr Preeti Khillan is an Examiner of The Royal Australian & NewZealand College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is RANZCOG training supervisor and mentor to many young obstetrcians and gynecoogists.
Dr Khillan is a board member of multiple non-profit organisations; OMGA ( Overseas Medical Graduate Association. HASA ( Healthcare Awareness Society of Australia ) and MACE ( Multicultural Association of Community Empowerment).
Dr Preeti Khillan has revolutionized the provision of multi-disciplinary healthcare by drastically improving the accessibility of vital services to the rapidly growing Melbourne community by creating Australia’s first combined Women’s and Children’s Specialist Centre, which has now branches in multiple locations.
Dinesh Agarwal is a senior urologist with more than 20 years of experience in the field of urology. He obtained his urology qualification (FRACS) in 1999. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Member of the Urological Society of Australasia and New ZealandDinesh is a Consultant at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Western Health and Mercy Health (Werribee), and he also operates privately at Epworth Hospital and Western Private Hospital. He has special interest in Holmium Laser surgery of prostate, robotic prostate surgery, urethral stricture disease and urinary stone disease and is actively involved in research and innovations. He has invented various new surgical techniques in Urology and has published many papers in various international journals.Dinesh is passionate about providing the highest level of personalised care to his patients, and he always ensures patients are treated with compassion and empathy.
Dr Uday Bhatt is a highly experienced ophthalmologist with special interest in treating conditions of anterior segment of the eye. He has worked & trained in over 3 countries and had a medical career that spans over 25 years. Being a corneal specialist, Dr Bhatt treats the full range of corneal conditions, including keratoconus, pterygium, recurrent corneal erosions and performs latest techniques of corneal transplantation and grafting. This includes corneal transplants through latest technological advances in this field, laser refractive surgery (LASIK and PRK), and also laser assisted cataract surgery with premium multifocal and extended depth lens implants. In addition to writing two book chapters for an internationally acclaimed ophthalmic reference textbook (Duane’s Ophthalmology), Dr Bhatt has 56 scientific publications, is the lead author for a Cochrane systematic review, and regularly peer reviews for many high impact ophthalmology journals. Dr Bhatt regularly presents his work or as an invited speaker at various national and international scientific and industry meetings.
Dr Timothy Lee completed his undergraduate degree from University of Melbourne (1999). He then completed his specialist training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, including fellowship training in regional anaesthesia (2007). An expert in his field, he acted as a consultant anaesthetist at St Vincent’s Hospital previously with a focus on teaching and research in ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia. Currently he works in private practice at the Associated Anaesthetists Group.Timothy continues to maintain his professional standards and education by acting as a fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of the Anaesthetists and as a member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists.