Executive Management

Epworth Medical Imaging provides a dedicated doctor direct service. Referrers can phone 1800 DR-XRAY or email [email protected] for service and report enquiries or to contact one of our radiologists or physicians.

A/PROF PRAMIT PHAL

Director of Radiology MBBS, FRANZCR

Associate Professor Phal is the clinical director of imaging who leads a dedicated team of radiologists. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1996, and completed specialisation in radiology at the Austin Hospital in 2003, including an MRI fellowship his ...

Associate Professor Phal is the clinical director of imaging who leads a dedicated team of radiologists.

He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1996, and completed specialisation in radiology at the Austin Hospital in 2003, including an MRI fellowship his fifth year. He then completed two further years of fellowship training in the areas of musculoskeletal and neuroradiology at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA. Prior to joining Epworth Medical Imaging, A/Prof Phal was a consultant radiologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for nine years where he held the position of director of MRI for eight years. Furthermore, A/Prof Phal was previously the Deputy Director of Radiology at the University of Melbourne where in addition to conducting research he coordinated radiology teaching in the MD and Masters of Medicine (Radiology) courses.

In addition to comprehensive general diagnostic and procedural radiology skills, A/Prof Phal’s specific area of expertise is in neuroradiology, in particular magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the brain, spine and ear, nose and throat. He brings to Epworth Medical Imaging considerable experience in advanced MR techniques in neuroimaging such as functional MRI, diffusion tensor tractography and MR spectroscopy. A/Prof Phal also has a strong focus and track record in education and research, having received many teaching awards, published in excess of 35 peer reviewed articles and being an examiner for the Royal Australian and NZ College of Radiologists. A keen advocate of education and research, A/Prof Phal holds a lecturing appointment at the University of Melbourne, where he invests in and mentors the next generation of radiologists.

Over his career A/Prof Phal has been awarded several research grants from the NHMRC and RANZCR. He will continue his research studies and work towards a research higher degree.

As clinical director, A/Prof Phal is responsible for providing clinical leadership to the Epworth Medical Imaging team. He will be the point of contact for clinicians and champion the highest standards of quality of healthcare, service and safety.

Clinton Athaide

Director of Operations

Georgina Cook

Business Development Manager

Georgina Cook is a member of the senior executive team and leads a team of Customer Liaison Officers. Georgina is responsible for new referrer acquisitions and helping ensure that the patient experience is heightened; through streamlining access for all referrers ...

Georgina Cook is a member of the senior executive team and leads a team of Customer Liaison Officers. Georgina is responsible for new referrer acquisitions and helping ensure that the patient experience is heightened; through streamlining access for all referrers to the images and reports produced by our talented team of clinical staff. Please feel free to contact Georgina directly on 0407 966 234 for any information pertaining to these strategies.

Rebecca Bacskos

Practice Manager

Leon Ellis

Chief Radiographer, Epworth Medical Imaging, Freemasons

Chris Perry

Chief Radiographer, Epworth Medical Imaging, Richmond

Nicole Saunders

Nurse Unit Manager, Epworth Medical Imaging, Freemasons and Richmond