Hurstville Practitioners

Dr Michael Jamieson
Director of Practice
Dr Michael Jamieson

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Qualifications

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Specialty Areas

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Memberships
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Fellow of the Australia Orthopaedic Association

  • Chairman of the Osseointegration Group of Australia

Hip and Knee Surgeon
A/Prof Munjed Al Muderis

Munjed is committed to excellence in orthopaedic practice. He is an orthopaedic surgeon, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at Notre Dame University in Sydney and a Clinical Lecturer at Macquarie University. His passion for serving people in need has led him to an ambassadorial role with the Red Cross, as well as speaking for Amnesty International and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. Much of his time is devoted to humanitarian causes, advocating for human rights and equality. Munjed also spends a significant amount of time on national and international charity work and operating in developing nations. He is a pioneer and recognised world leader in osseointegration prosthetic limb surgery for amputees and complex limb reconstruction surgery. Munjed is frequently visited by international surgeons seeking experience in osseointegration and complex limb reconstructive surgery, regularly visiting the United Kingdom, North America and developing nations to establish outreach centres based on the Australian model.

Qualifications
  • MBBS

  • FRACS (Ortho.)

  • FAOrthA

Specialty Areas
  • Knee surgery

  • Hip surgery

  • Osseointegration

Memberships
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Fellow of the Australia Orthopaedic Association

  • Chairman of the Osseointegration Group of Australia

Jodie - Dietician
Accredited Practicing Dietitian
Jodie

Jodie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, recognised by the Dietitians Association of Australia. Jodie is passionate about educating and promoting health through nutrition. She enjoys working with her patients and their families as they navigate food choices, preferences and healthy eating guidelines. Jodie will work with her clients to ensure every person can feel confident and supported in reaching their health goals.

She has a special interest in bariatric surgery and is an associate member of the Australian & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society. Jodie has also completed the Medical Nutrition Therapy in Bariatric Surgery course, run by the DAA Centre for Advanced Learning.

Specialty Areas

Bariatrics

Memberships

Australian & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society

Senior Physiotherapist
Tara

Tara is our Senior Physiotherapist at Hurstville Private Hospital and Hurstville Community. Tara has previously worked in Private Practice and the Public Hospital system, so has experience in a variety of caseloads. She has completed an Intensive Women’s Health course as she has a passion for helping women in all stages of life. Tara also has a special interest in the assessment and management of Vertigo and Vestibular Disorders, Musculoskeletal chronic pain conditions.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Physiotherapy 2015

Special Interests
  • Women’s health
  • Vertigo and vestibular conditions
  • Chronic pain
Memberships

APA (womens, mens and pelvic health)

Hip and Knee Surgeon
Dr Razvan Stoita

Dr Razvan Stoita is an experienced specialist orthopaedic hip knee surgeon with expertise in hip and knee replacement surgery, knee ligament reconstruction and trauma of the lower limb. This includes complex pelvic and acetabular reconstruction, some of the most difficult of all orthopaedic surgery.

After completing his Orthopaedic Training in Sydney, Dr. Razvan Stoita travelled to London, United Kingdom where he did further subspecialty training in complex surgery of the hip and the knee with leading UK orthopaedic hip and knee surgeons, Mr. S. Bridle and Mr. P. Mitchell at the St George’s Hospital and The Elective Orthopaedic Centre at Epsom, Surrey. This is the largest joint replacement unit in the UK. This was complemented by a clinical fellowship in pelvic and acetabular reconstruction with world leading surgeons at the St George’s Hospital, which is the largest pelvic and acetabular trauma unit in London. Dr Razvan Stoita also visited the world-renowned Helios Endo-Klinik in Hamburg, Germany for further training in primary and revision joint arthroplasty and periprosthetic infection treatment.

Qualifications
  • MD

  • FRACS (Ortho.)

  • FAOrthA

Specialty Areas
  • Knee surgery (replacement & reconstruction)

  • Hip surgery (replacement & reconstruction)

Memberships
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Fellow of the Australia Orthopaedic Association

Dr-Hamish-Rae
Shoulder, Elbow and Knee Surgeon
Dr Hamish Rae

Dr Hamish Rae has over 10 years of experience in orthopaedic surgery and has worked in public and private hospitals throughout Sydney, Australia and the United Kingdom. Dr Rae has now established the Orthoelite practice with Dr Razvan Stoita to provide specialist orthopaedic services to the community of Sydney through three convenient locations , Hurstville Private Hospital, Kareena Private Hospital in Caringbah, and Sydney Private Hospital in Ashfield. Dr Rae also performs trauma and emergency surgery at St George and Sutherland Public Hospitals.

Qualifications
  • BSci

  • MBBS

  • FRACS (Ortho.)

  • FAOrthA

Specialty Areas
  • Shoulder surgery (replacement and reconstruction)

  • Knee surgery (replacement and reconstruction)

Memberships
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Fellow of the Australia Orthopaedic Association

Spine Surgeon
Dr Anil Nair

Dr Nair has a particular interest in Complex Spinal Surgery, minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Intervertebral Disc Replacement Surgery. He is a member of The Australian Medical Association, The Australian Orthopaedic Association, and The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, AO Spine Society and The North American Spine Society and is formally involved in the selection and education of trainee surgeons.

Qualifications
  • BMed

  • FRACS

Specialty Areas
  • Lumbar spine surgery

  • Thoracic spine surgery

  • Cervical spine surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

Memberships
  • Member of the Australian Medical Association

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Associate Member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association

  • AO Spine Society

  • North American Spine Society

  • American Acedemy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Dr Mohamad Mourad

Mohamad has special interests in sports-related orthopaedics – particularly knee surgery, as well as hand surgery, foot surgery and fractures. He strongly promotes evidence-based decision making and collaborating with patients throughout the surgical process. Mohamad graduated in medicine from Sydney University. He is an examiner with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and is often called as an expert witness in workers compensation cases.

He has a Lebanese background but grew up in Venezuela before migrating with his parents to Australia. Mohamad is fluent in Spanish and Arabic.

Qualifications
  • MBBS

  • FRACS (Ortho.)

  • FAOrthA

  • GradDip.Clin.Ep

Specialty Areas
  • Foot & Ankle surgery

  • Hand & Wrist surgery

Memberships
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Fellow of the Australia Orthopaedic Association

Neurosurgeon
Dr Martin Scholsem

Dr Scholsem graduated from the University of Liege, Belgium with First Class Honours in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2001. He completed his neurosurgery training in 2007 and a fellowship at Royal Melbourne Hospital and St George Hospital in 2009. Areas of Sub-specialty/Special Interests:

Qualifications
  • University of Liege

  • MBBS (Honours Class 1)

  • Neurosurgery Diploma

  • FRACS

Specialty Areas
  • Neurosurgery and Spine Education

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Disc arthroplasty

  • Brain tumour cranial

  • Spine

  • Trauma

Pain Physician
Dr Tim Ho

Tim is a specialist in pain and rehabilitation medicine and has a particular interest in complex musculoskeletal and neuropathic pain. In particular, he is focused on return-to-work services for WorkCover patients, impairment calculation, as well as dual diagnosis of chronic pain and opioid dependence. Tim promotes a patient-centred, goal-oriented approach to pain management. He also has an interest in interventional pain procedures. Tim graduated in medicine from the University of NSW. He also works in addiction medicine and at a vocational capacity centre. Tim grew up in Taiwan before migrating with his parents to Australia. He is fluent in Chinese and Taiwanese.

Qualifications
  • MBBS (Hons)

  • MSc

  • FAFRM (RACP)

  • FFPMANZCA

Specialty Areas
  • Rehabilitation

  • Pain management

  • Interventional pain

Memberships
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

  • Fellow, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr Leonard Kuo

Dr Leonard Kuo is an Australian trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who has been in private practice since 1995. After graduating from the University of Sydney in 1985, he went on to complete his Orthopaedic training on the Sydney AOA Training Programme in 1994. Two further years were spent in a post graduate fellowship gaining additional experience in joint replacement, shoulder surgery and paediatric orthopaedics. Since then he has carried out many thousands of joint replacements and arthroscopic procedures in both the public and private sector.

Dr Kuo is the Orthopaedic Department Head and supervisor of junior doctors at the Canterbury Hospital. He is an Emeritus Orthopaedic Consultant at Sydney Children’s Hospital, a teaching hospital of the University of NSW.  

Dr Kuo specialises in surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder.  His particular subspecialty interests include joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder.

Qualifications
  • MBBS (Syd Univ)

  • FRACS (Orth)

  • FAOrthA

Specialty Areas

 

  • Shoulder Surgery

  • Hip Surgery

  • Knee Surgery

 

Memberships
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

  • Fellow, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

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Knee, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Dr Jacob Kaplan

Dr Jacob Kaplan is a specialist orthopaedic surgeon. He is focused on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the Knee, Foot & Ankle. He completed his orthopaedic training in NSW and then underwent subspeciality Knee, Foot and Ankle surgery training in Toronto, Canada. He performs all types of knee, foot & ankle surgery including minimally invasive forefoot surgery, ankle replacement, knee replacement, sporting injuries, treatment of degenerative and arthritic conditions, deformity correction and fracture treatment. Dr Kaplan is an active member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and the Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. In addition he is active in the Canadian and American foot and ankle societies. Dr Jacob Kaplan is involved in international research in regard to the developing area of ankle replacement and is an active member of the orthopaedic outreach, providing orthopaedic care in the South Pacific.

Qualifications
  • BSC(Hons)
  • MB BS
  • FRACS (Orth)
Memberships
  • Australian orthopaedic foot & ankle society
  • Orthopaedic outreach