Specialists

Services offered at Wellness on Wellington include the sessional availability of selected specialists.

If a referral to a specialist is required we are able to offer the convenience of at least an initial consultation at our premises thus eliminating the often tedious travel to a more distant centre.

Specialists currently consulting at Wellness on Wellington are:


  1. Dr Anuradha Sakthivel – Endocrinologist and General Physician (Obstetric Medicine)

    MBBS, MSc, FRACP

    Dr Anuradha Sakthivel has extensive experience in the assessment, management and care of endocrine disorders:
    – diabetes type I, type II and gestational
    – thyroid disease
    – adrenal and lipid disorders
    – variety of metabolic and hormonal disorders

    Dr Sakthivel is also fluent in Tamil. She has a special interest in reproductive endocrinology, diabetes and thyroid disease.

  2. Dr Jaclyn Wloszczowski – Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

    MBBS, FRANZCOG

    Dr Jaclyn Wloszczowski is an obstetrician and Gynaecologist who trained with some of of Australia’s most renowned specialists at Monash Health, The Townsville Hospital and The Royal Women’s Hospital after graduating from Monash University in 2006. She believes in providing holistic, woman-centred care and is committed to empowering women to be active participants in their wellbeing.

    She provides care to women throughout their entire reproductive lives and beyond including management of periods, PCOS, abnormal pap smears and colposcopy, vulval conditions, prolapse and has a particular interest in pelvic pain and minimally invasive (laproscopic/keyhole) surgery.

    Jaclyn has experience with low risk, high risk and multiple pregnancies. She is able to facilitate natural (vaginal) delivery, vaginal breech and twin delivery, instrumental birth, VBAC (vaginal birth after caecarean section).
    Where caesarean section is required or desired, she believes it should as closely resemble the normal physiological process of birth and supports delayed cord clamping and the earliest possible initiation and maintenance of skin to skin contact. She believes that birth should be a positive experience, regardless of how her patients choose to deliver their babies, and respects their birth plans and wishes.

    Jaclyn teaches Monash University medical students, has a public appointment at Monash Health, mentors junior O & G trainees and is the director of Embace Womens’ Health. Outside of work she is passionate about exercise, food, coffee and spending time with her young family.
    Visit embrace womens health website for more information.


  3. Dr David Rubinstein – Gastroenterologist

    MBBS

    The Digestive Health Centre David has centred his practice in Dandenong over the last 20 years with special interest in endoscopy and liver disease. He maintains public appointments at both Dandenong Hospital and the Alfred Hospital.

    Visit Digestive Health website for more information.

  4. Dr James Pang – Consultant Geriatrician, General Physician and Pain Medicine Specialist

    MBBS, FRACP, Dip.Pall Med(RACP)

    Dr James Pang is a Geriatrician, General Physician and Pain Medicine Specialist. He holds current public appointments as a Consultant Geriatrician at Southern Health, a Consultant General Physician and Palliative Care Physician at Casey Hospital, Berwick, and a Consultant Pain Medicine Specialist at the Pain Management Clinic, Angliss Hospital.

    He has a particular interest in the management of the complex elderly patient and dementia, as well as general medicine and management of chronic pain.


  5. Dr Lochanie Fonseka – Psychiatrist

    MBBS, RANZCP

    Dr Lochanie Fonseka is a locally trained psychiatrist, with over 7 years of practice in psychiatry, both in New Zealand and Australia.

    She has experience in early psychosis, trans-cultural issues and migrant mental health, personality disorders and old age psychiatry and has a particular interest in the pharmacological management of mood, anxiety and posttraumatic disorders.

    Dr Fonseka collaborates with patients and general practitioners in outpatient treatment plans.

    Dr Fonseka  is available for consultation on Saturdays  – a valid referral from your GP will be required.
    Please ring our reception staff on 9780 8900 for further information and referral requirements.

  6. Mr Daniel Robin – Orthopaedic Surgeon

    MBBS(Hons), MS, FRACS(orth),FA orth A

    Mr Daniel Robin is a Melbourne trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who treats all elective and traumatic conditions.

    Mr Robin has developed a lower limb subspecialty interest specifically in the treatment of sports related and degenerative conditions of the hip and knee as well as hip dysplasia and patellar stabilisation in the young and adult population.
    Visit Robin Orthopaedics website for more information.

  7. Mr Douglas Li – Orthopaedic Surgeon

    MBBS(Hons), FRACS

    Mr Douglas Li completed Orthopaedic specialist training in 2001, and furthered his subspecialty interest in Edinburgh and Dublin, training in shoulder, knee and trauma surgery. He commenced private practice in 2005. He is based at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, East Melbourne. Mr Li holds a public appointment at the Alfred Hospital and teaches trainee orthopaedic surgeons and Monash University medical undergraduates.

    Visit Orthopaedics Sports Arthroplastywebsite Orthopaedics Sports Arthroplasty website for more information.

  8. Dr Thilini Basnayake – Respiratory and Sleep Physician

    MBBS(Hons), FRACP

    Dr Thilini Basnayake graduated from Monash University and has worked in major hospitals throughout Melbourne and in the Healthy Sleep Clinic at Monash University which specialises in insomnia and circadian rhythm disorders.

    She has also worked for several years at Royal Darwin Hospital, focusing on respiratory chronic disease, respiratory infections, general sleep disorders and Indigenous health.

    Dr Basnayake currently holds public hospital appointments at two metropolitan hospital networks as a Respiratory and Sleep physician.

    Her main interests with Respiratory and Sleep Medicine include:
    – COPD
    – Pleural Disease
    – Bronchiectasis
    – Pneumonia
    – Lung Cancer
    – Sleep apnoea
    – Insomnia
    – Smoking cessation

    Dr Basnayake is an active member of her local community and her main hobbies include travelling, reading and cake decorating

  9. Dr Michael Wu – Vascular Surgeon

    FRACS (Vascular), BM BS BPharm

    Dr Michael Wu is a Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, with a subspecialty interest in dialysis access surgery and renal transplantation.

    Michael completed his medical training at Flinders University in 2002. He then worked in major teaching hospitals at Sydney, Melbourne, Geelong and Cambridge, UK to undergo extensive training in traditional and minimally invasive techniques in the management of arterial and venous disease.  As part of his training, Michael also undertook research in diabetic arterial disease that was partly funded by scholarships from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

    Michael received his Fellowship in Vascular Surgery from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2014.

    Conditions treated by Michael include:

    • Varicose veins and venous thromboses
    • Peripheral vascular disease
    • Ulcers and diabetic feet
    • Carotid disease
    • Aneurysms
    • Dialysis access surgery and renal transplantation

    Michael is dedicated to providing the time and care for his patients to fully understand their condition and the required treatment. Minimally invasive techniques are utilised when appropriate to optimise recovery times and long term outcomes. Michael understands the importance of keeping referring doctors informed of their patient’s care and will provide timely communication of any treatment plans.

    Michael has public appointments at Footscray Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton and Dandenong Hospital. He operates and consults at the Valley Private Hospital and Epworth Eastern Hospital, with other consulting locations at Wellness on Wellington (Rowville) and Mount Waverley.

    Michael is fluent in English and Cantonese.

    Visit Dr Michael Wu website for more information.

  10. Mr Joseph Thomas – Urologist

    FRACGP, FRACS

    Mr Thomas specialises in all aspects of kidney stone treatment, laparoscopic urological surgery, urological cancers and general urology.

    Visit Metropolitan Urology website for more information

  11. Mr Hanumant Chouhan – Colorectal Surgeon

    MBBS, FRACS, M. Phil

    Mr Hanu Chouhan specialises in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and has expertise and experience in treating a wide range of colorectal surgical conditions.

    Mr Chouhan completed all general surgical training in South Australia, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) in 2013. He subsequently dedicated four additional years to sub-specialty training and research in Colorectal Surgery (at Royal Adelaide hospital, Monash Health, Gold Coast University Hospital, Cleveland Clinic in the U.S.A. and then successfully completed robotic surgery fellowship at the Korea University, Anam Hospital.

     

  12. Dr Rajesh Singh – Consultant Geriatrician & Continence Physician

      MBBS (Hons), MD (Gen. Med.), FRACP

    Dr Rajesh Singh is a Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He has completed his basic and advanced physician training in Geriatrics Medicine at various hospitals around Melbourne including Monash Health, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Alfred Health.

    Dr Singh has a vast experience in Geriatrics Medicine. He is skilled in dealing with elderly people with Dementia, Capacity assessment, Movement Disorder, Falls, Pain and Incontinence. He has also been trained as a Continence Fellow.

    His treatment philosophy is focussed on holistic approach towards the client with the aim of maximising their quality of life.

    Apart from English Dr Singh also speaks Hindi, Urdu &Punjabi.