January 22, 2022 8:08 am | Morwell, Victoria 3840

Mr Radha Nair

Consultant Surgeon

Mr Nair studied Medicine in India and then attained surgical fellowship from both India and UK. He
then worked as a consultant surgeon in India and then in Dubai, UAE.
After moving to New Zealand where he worked for 8 years he moved to Northern Territory and
worked as a senior consultant in Alice Springs for 7 years attaining fellowship from Australasian
College of Surgeons. Radha is now the Head of Unit of surgery at CGHS, Sale from 2019.

Mr Nair has a broad spectrum of surgical expertise in thyroid, breast, laparoscopic surgeries, skin
lesions including flaps and grafts, paediatric and adult circumcision, correction of undescended
testis, varicose vein surgery, hernia surgery, gall bladder removal, hand surgeries like ganglion
removal, carpel tunnel release, dupuytrens contracture release, haemorrhoidectomy-open and
stapled, fissure and fistula surgeries.

Radha is a teacher and guide for gastroscopy and colonoscopy and performs all interventions
including, polyp removal, banding of haemorrhoids, arrest of GI bleeds, endovariceal banding, PEG
tube insertion etc.

Radha is a GESA member and supervisor for trainees.
He is a member of Academy of Surgical Educator of RACS, Member of Surgical Oncology of
RACS, mentor for surgical trainees of RACS. He is also credentialed for Gippsland Breast Unit and
an active participant of GRICS ( multidisciplinary team for cancers)
He has many other memberships and credentials.

For all appointments

Ph: (03) 5143 8944

Fax: (03) 5143 8945

All appointments are in the Sale Consulting Suites

Email: consultingrooms@cghs.com.au

Mr David Scott

After graduating from Monash Medical School, Mr David Scott completed advanced surgical training with the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in Melbourne, and spent one year in England for colorectal and breast surgical training. Upon completion of his formal training Mr. Scott became a Consultant General Surgeon, and now provides a full range of general surgical and bariatric surgical services in Central, West and South Gippsland.

Mr. Scott has an interest in advanced laparoscopic surgical practice, which was enhanced in the first few years of his consultancy working at Lap Surgery Australia, performing laparoscopic gastric banding and other obesity operations, endoscopic hernia repair and colorectal surgery.

Mr David Scott runs Gippsland Bariatric Services and is currently providing a general surgical service at Maryvale Private Hospital.

Mr Scott is a Gippsland based General Surgeon with an interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery, he runs the main Gippsland Bariatric Services office from his consulting rooms at 150 Princes Highway, Traralgon, where all appointments to see Mr. Scott are made. Mr. Scott is the only surgeon performing Sleeve Gastrectomy in Gippsland. Referrals are accepted not only locally but state-wide and from interstate.

To discuss costs related to Sleeve Gastrectomy you can ask to speak to Mr Scott’s Secretary. Mr Scott treats privately insured patients and self funded patients for these bariatric procedures.

Services offered at Maryvale

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopy Reflux Surgery
  • Gastroscopy/Colonoscopy
  • Gall Bladder Surgery
  • Skin Lesions/Local Flap Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery/Carpal Tunnel

A/Prof Chris Mills

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Gastroenterologist, Interventional Endoscopist and General Physician

Chris is a Gastroenterologist, Interventional Endoscopist and Specialist General Physician, holding Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). Originally from Victoria, and with a strong desire to serve rural communities, Chris provides world-class medical expertise to Gippslanders, close to home.

After completing medicine in South Australia, Chris returned home to complete specialist training with Monash Health, Latrobe Regional Hospital, Warragul Hospital, Bendigo Hospital and The Austin, before completing sub-specialty endoscopic training at The Northern and the world-renown Victorian Liver Transplant and Australasian Intestinal Transplant Services based at The Austin. Chris has been extensively trained by world-leaders in interventional endoscopic techniques.

Chris offers general gastroenterology and endoscopy services, including gastroscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy (Pill Cam), however has a special interest and sub-specialty training in endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS).

Chris maintains an active general medical and extensive gastroenterology practice and will see all referrals, including patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Functional Gut Disorders, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Liver Disorders and a vast array of general medical problems, including patients referred that require inpatient management at Warragul Hospital, Neerim South Hospital and Maryvale Private Hospital.

Chris strongly believes in offering patients a comprehensive and multidisciplinary specialist service. He strongly advocates for complete patient care that can be best achieved through collaboration with surgeons, physicians and allied health professionals working together in a cohesive single group.

Chris maintains an active teaching appointment as Associate Professor of Medicine with The University of Melbourne and Monash University, having published more than 25 articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals. During his spare time, Chris enjoys tending to his 80-acre beef cattle farm in Neerim South, with his partner, young son and baby daughter.

Dr Amir Safe

Dr Amir Safe FRCP, FRACP, MD (Bristol)

Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist

Dr Safe is a broadly skilled specialist gastroenterologist and physician.

Dr Safe trained initially in the United Kingdom and also holds a doctorate in Medicine.

Dr Safe provides specialist gastroenterology services including diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

He has special interests in colorectal cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease including Crohn’s colitis and also capsule endoscopy.

Dr Julian Rong

Julian lives and breathes the local area. He is passionate about improving the disparity of specialist care between metro and rural communities. He is a keen learner and educator. He enjoys gardening and the outdoors. And he does a bit of gastroenterology and hepatology.

Julian is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of Physicians

Member Gastroenterological Society of Australia and Recertified Endoscopist

Adjunct Lecturer Monash University