Radiologists & Physicians
The Canberra Imaging Group proudly presents the professional qualifications and achievements of our highly skilled radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians. Details of their qualifications and experiences are presented below. All doctors are members of the appropriate professional bodies, including:
- Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
- Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
- Australian and New Zealand Association of Physicians in Nuclear Medicine (ANZAPNM)
- Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
Radiologists and physicians hold medical indemnity insurance, registrations in the ACT and NSW and have access to the medical benefits schedule.
All medical staff associated with Canberra Imaging Group holds a range of appointments at a number of hospitals in the region. These include hospitals within the NSW Greater Southern Area Health Service, Calvary John James Hospital, Calvary Hospital, Canberra Hospital and the National Capital Private Hospital.
Dr Robert Allen | RadiologistMBBS(SYD), FFR, FRANZCR, EBIR
Dr Allen graduated in medicine from Sydney University in 1969. Training in Radiology at the Austin Hospital he gained further specialist training at Kings College Hospital in London. He returned to Australia in1977 taking a position at The (now) Canberra Hospital.. He has developed a career in interventional radiology techniques in the years since then both at The Canberra hospital and within Canberra Imaging Group.
A wide variety of procedures are performed including vascular interventions, uterine artery and prostate artery embolisations, thermal ablation of tumours, image guided biopsies and many others.
He is widely acknowledged as a leader in these procedural techniques gaining recognition from the Intervention Radiology Society of Australasia (2013) in receiving the Gold Medal and from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists in receiving a Life Membership of the College (2016).
Rob has recently passed the European Board of Interventional Radiology examination and has been awarded the Gold Medal by the Asia Pacific Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Dr Arash Azimi-Tabrizi | RadiologistMD FRANZCR
Dr Azimi-Tabrizi undertook his radiology training at The Canberra Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. He undertook a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology at McGill University, Montreal. He worked as a musculoskeletal/ general radiologist at Alfred Imaging in Sydney until 2019, when he moved to Canberra with his family. He currently works at The Canberra Hospital and does remote Musculoskeletal MRI reporting for Castlereagh Imaging in Sydney.
Dr Jenny Bramley | RadiologistBSc(Med), MBBS(Hons), FRANZCR, Grad.Dip.Bus. Admin.
Dr Bramley obtained her medical degree at the University of Sydney and completed her postgraduate qualifications with the College of Radiologists. Her training was at Canberra Hospital, Westmead Hospital (Sydney), Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
Dr Bramley previously worked as a specialist at The Canberra Hospital before joining Canberra Imaging Group in 2000. Her special interests include CT colonography, MRI imaging and musculoskeletal imaging and intervention.
Dr Meng Chung | RadiologistMBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Chung completed his MBBS at the University of NSW and trained at Wollongong Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Canberra Hospital.
He was a Neuroradiology Fellow at the University Hospital of Wales and Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellow at Cardiff Royal Infirmary (UK). On his return to Australia, Dr Chung was in private and hospital practice in Gosford, NSW, before joining Canberra Imaging Group. He has a special interest in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and interventional radiology.
Dr John Connors | RadiologistMBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Connors has been with Canberra Imaging since 1992 and has extensive experience in most aspects medical imaging and ultrasound and CT guided intervention.
He has particular expertise in breast imaging, including MRI, and has performed over a thousand breast vacuum assisted biopsies.
He is the head of ultrasound at Canberra Imaging and is a member of the Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine. He is the Designated Radiologist at Calvary Public hospital and regularly attends the TCH thyroid cancer MDT.
Dr Connors' special interests include CT, including biopsies and spinal injections, ultrasound, breast imaging and thyroid imaging.
Dr Brendan Cranney | RadiologistMBBS(Hons), FRANZCR
Dr Cranney graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales in 1984. After spending his initial hospital years at St George Hospital he carried out two years of training in anaesthetics and intensive care. Dr Cranney completed radiology training at the former Royal Canberra and Woden Valley Hospitals and at Royal Prince Alfred in Sydney, where he held a senior registrar position.
As a radiologist, he has been a Member of the College Council and is a member of the Australian Society for Ultrasound Medicine. He has held visiting medical officer positions at Breastscreen ACT in and Breastscreen NSW as a general radiologist and as chief radiologist. He is a past chair of the Division of Imaging at Calvary Hospital where he is a visiting medical officer.
Dr Cranney’s main professional interest is in breast imaging. The group offers a comprehensive range of breast biopsy techniques, including mammotome (a vacuum assisted breast biopsy device). Dr Cranney also has an interest in percutaneous biopsy procedures and general body imaging.
Dr John Faulder | RadiologistBSc(Med), MBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Faulder received his medical degree at the University of New South Wales. He gained 12 months experience in positron emission tomography (PET) at Royal Prince Alfred Sydney, before undertaking radiology training at the Royal Hobart Hospital, completed at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. Dr Faulder has completed a post-graduate fellowship in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, where he furthered his particular interest in neuroradiology, musculoskeletal MRI and body computed tomography (CT). He joined the Canberra Imaging Group in 2005.
Dr Catherine Hayter | RadiologistMBBS FRANZCE
Dr Hayter completed her internship and residency at Canberra Hospital, before moving to Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, for her Radiology training. She undertook a fellowship in Musculoskeletal MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. She subsequently worked for 7 years as a musculoskeletal/ general radiologist at Castlereagh Imaging in Sydney. In 2019, Catherine and her family moved to Canberra and she commenced work at The Canberra Hospital. She is the current Director of Training at The Canberra Hospital and continues to do remote Musculoskeletal MRI reporting for Castlereagh Imaging in Sydney.
Dr Raymond Kuan | RadiologistMBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Kuan is a Sydney University graduate and was a radiology registrar at Royal North Shore Hospital and Nepean Hospital. He was appointed Fellow in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the University of Toronto Health Network (Canada) and joined Canberra Imaging Group on his return to Australia. Dr Kuan is a member of the Australian Chinese Medical Association and is fluent in Malay/Indonesian and Cantonese.
Dr David Morewood | RadiologistMBChB(Hons), MRCP, DMRD, FRCR, FFRRCSI
Dr Morewood graduated from Liverpool University Medical School (UK), and was registrar/senior registrar in radiology at a number of Liverpool hospitals, with a one-year period as consultant radiologist in Oman. Since coming to Australia, Dr Morewood has worked with the Canberra Imaging Group. He has a special interest in general radiology, interventional radiology, fine needle biopsy, joint injections, abscess drainage and nephrostomy.
Dr Rowan Stephenson | RadiologistBSc, MBBS, MClinTRes, FRANZCR
Dr Stephenson completed his undergraduate studies at McGill University in Montreal, QC, Canada with a year spent abroad at the University of Melbourne. He subsequently returned to Australia for his medical and master’s degrees at the University of Sydney and commenced practice as a junior doctor at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Darlinghurst. He moved to Canberra with his family in 2017 to finish his training in Diagnostic Radiology and is currently undergoing Fellowship training in Interventional Radiology at The Canberra Hospital. He has a strong interest in intervention and emerging medical technologies.
Dr Rohit Tamhane | RadiologistMBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Rohit Tamhane attained his medical degree at the University of Sydney before completing his specialist training at The Canberra Hospital. Rohit went on to complete an Interventional Radiology Fellowship in Canberra. He subsequently completed a second fellowship in Body Intervention at The University of Calgary, Canada and was a visiting fellow in body MRI at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He has a particular interest in Interventional oncology, oncological imaging and abdominal and pelvis MRI.
Dr Malcolm Thomson | RadiologistM.B., Ch.B., FRANZCR
Dr Thomson arrived in Canberra in 1992, having been an ED chief and then surgical trainee, to do a further 2 years of surgical training before seeing the light (rays) and turning to Radiology. He was the first radiologist to perform all radiology training in Canberra and continue as a consultant in Canberra.
Dr Thomson has been a consultant radiologist in Canberra since 1998, and has developed recognised interests in musculoskeletal and spinal radiology, as well as expertise in musculoskeletal and spinal interventional radiology. Dr Thomson does not accept that people need to put up with spinal pain or brachalgia / sciatica.
As well as general radiology, he also participates extensively in oncological radiology, particularly with regard to therapeutic trials and their assessments.
Dr Thomson is dedicated to Canberra and enjoys contributing back into our community and loves to interact with referring doctors and see how he can help them and their patients.
Dr Yiisong Wong | RadiologistMBBS, FRANZCR
Dr Wong is a dually trained Nuclear Medicine Radiologist who graduated from the University of Sydney and did his radiology training at The Canberra Hospital.
Dr Wong continued on at the Canberra Hospital as an Interventional Fellow before moving to Melbourne to complete his Nuclear Medicine Fellowship at St Vincent’s and The Alfred Hospitals, honing his interest in cardiac and oncologic nuclear medicine, including PET/CT. On returning to Canberra, he joined Canberra Imaging Group. During this period, he has also completed a Visiting Fellowship with Proscan in Cincinnati, USA, furthering his musculoskeletal imaging skills.
Dr Irosha De Silva | RadiologistMBBS FRANZCR
MBBS graduate of University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka (1999). Obtained MD (Radiology) in 2007. After coming to Australia, completed the FRANZCR in 2011 following training at St. Vincent’s hospital in Sydney.
Dr De Silva worked as a radiologist in Albury, Wangaratta for two years before joining Canberra Imaging Group.
Dr Noah Ihsheish | RadiologistMBBS FRANZCR FAANMS
Dr Ihsheish is a dual-trained Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Specialist.
Dr Ihsheish grew up in Canberra and travelled to South Australia to complete his medical degree at the University of Adelaide. He completed his radiology training at The Canberra Hospital, thereafter completing his nuclear medicine and PET CT training with rotations at St Vincent’s Hospital in Darlinghurst and Westmead Hospital. He has an interest in PET CT and cardiac imaging.
Noah worked with the Canberra Imaging Group in 2017 for a year, and has returned in February of 2020.