• Dr Sumit Raniga

    Speciality: Orthopaedic Surgery

    Address 1: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Address 2: 75 Talavera Road, Macquarie Park, NSW 2113

    Phone: 02 9812 3583

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    BSc MSc (1st Hons) MBChB FRACS FAOrthA
    Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow Specialist
    Senior Lecturer

    Dr Sumit Raniga is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a subspecialist orthopaedic shoulder and elbow surgeon with three years of dedicated post-fellowship training in world renowned centres of excellence. Dr Raniga provides the highest standard of contemporary care for complex shoulder and elbow problems. He specialises in shoulder and elbow reconstruction, arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) and arthroplasty (joint replacement surgery).

    With a background in molecular medicine, including gene therapy, as well as orthopaedic surgical sciences, including biomechanics Dr Raniga has a proven track record in cutting edge research with numerous publications in international peer reviewed journals. He is involved in developing and implementing a world class centre of excellence in shoulder and elbow research, that not only produces science that influences surgical practice, but also trains the academic surgeons of tomorrow.

    Dr Raniga’s second year of subspecialisation was at the Macquarie University Hospital with preeminent shoulder surgeon Associate Professor Desmond Bokor. Dr Bokor has earned a worldwide reputation in the management of shoulder instability in rugby players. Dr Raniga had the opportunity to gain greater insight and surgical expertise in the management of unstable shoulders, as well as further experience in arthroscopic and joint replacement surgery. He also carried out cutting edge biomechanical research which is in the process of publication in international peer reviewed journals.

    His time at Macquarie University Hospital allowed him to gain better understanding of the prevalence of particular shoulder and elbow problems in our community. He recognised the need to bring back advanced reconstruction techniques for high demand patients with unreparable rotator cuff tears that are too young to undergo shoulder replacement surgery, as well as further expertise in the diagnosis, management and surgical treatment elbow problems.

  • Dr Ben Namdarian

    Speciality: Urology

    Address 1: MQ Health Urology, Suite 304, Level 3, 2 Technology Place

    Address 2: Macquarie University, NSW 2109

    Phone: 02 9812 3838

    Fax: 9812 3836

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    Ben has recently returned from London having worked as a Consultant Surgeon in the NHS at Guy’s Hospital after completing the prestigious fellowships in Robotics at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and Adolescent/Transition Reconstructive Urology at University College London Hospital.

    Ben has a keen interest in technology; particularly robotic cancer surgery and reconstruction, advanced prostate cancer diagnostics, personalised care with enhanced utilisation of technology such as Urolift or Greenlight/Holmium laser prostate surgery and Adolescent Transition Urology for congenital disorders.

    Ben has a public appointment at St Vincent’s Hospital, an honorary position with the Sydney Children’s Hospital Networks and is a senior lecturer at Macquarie University Medical Faculty.

  • Dr Mark Wong

    Speciality: Medical Oncology

    Address 1: MQ Health Clinical Care Centre, Macquarie University Clinic, Suite 304, Level 3, 2 Technology Place

    Address 2: Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia

    Phone: 02 9887 8899

    Fax: 02 9887 8800

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    Dr Mark Wong  is specialising in the management of patients with nervous system and gastro-intestinal tumours. He speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin.

  • Associate Professor Tillman Boesel

    Speciality: Pain Management

    Address 1: Inner West Pain Centre

    Address 2: Suite 211, RPA Medical Centre, 100 Carillon Avenue, Newtown NSW 2042

    Phone: 02 9517 1764

    Fax: 02 9517 1832

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    Following undergraduate medical training at the University of Adelaide, Associate Professor Tillman Boesel moved to NSW in 1996, where he worked as a junior doctor at Liverpool Hospital. He subsequently qualified as a specialist anaesthetist through Royal Prince Alfred Hospital’s training scheme. Following his appointment as a staff specialist at the Nepean Hospital in 2004, he undertook further advanced training in pain medicine with a special focus on interventional treatments with Professor Raj Sundaraj.

    Associate Professor Boesel has held an academic appointment at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences since 2007. In addition to his academic position, he currently practices at Macquarie University Hospital, with private consulting in Penrith, North Ryde and Newtown. His special interests include neuropathic pain, interventional pain therapies and medical education.

  • Dr Andrew Paterson

    Speciality: Pain Medicine

    Subspeciality: Anaesthesia

    Address 1: Inner West Pain Centre

    Address 2: Suite 211, 100 Carillon Avenue, Newtown NSW 2042

    Phone: 02 95171764

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    Dr Andrew Paterson


    Dr Paterson is a Graduate of Sydney University 2000. He completed his Anaesthetic training at St Vincents Hospital between 2005 and 2009 and  Concord Hospital in 2010. He was a Pain Management fellow at Concord Hospital in 2011-2012. Dr Paterson is a Visiting Medical Officer and has Appointments at Macquarie University Hospital, Lifehouse Hospital (Royal Prince Alfred), Affiliated with Inner West Pain Centre (Newtown) and Western Sydney Pain Centre (Penrith).

  • Dr Rosa Hou

    Speciality: Pain Management

    Subspeciality: Pain Medicine Specialist & Anaesthetist

    Address 1: Innerwest Pain Centre

    Address 2: Suite 209, RPA Medical Centre, 100 Carillon Avenue, Newtown, NSW 2042

    Phone: 02 95171764

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    Dr Rosa Hou is a Pain Medicine Specialist and Anaesthetist. She graduated from Medicine at the University of New South Wales, and trained in Anaesthetics at the St George Hospital network. She then underwent advanced training in Pain Medicine. Rosa manages both acute and chronic pain, with special interests in perioperative pain management, prevention and treatment of chronic post surgical pain.

    Her other interests include neuropathic, chronic musculoskeletal and interventional pain medicine. Rosa has a holistic approach to pain management, and places great importance in psychological and physical rehabilitation along with medical treatment and interventions.