Dr Graham Tronc
Obstetrician, Gynacologist. IVF Specialist, abnormal smears.
Visiting Fortnightly on a Tuesday.
Dr Graham Tronc of Graham Tronc Medical has a busy practice specialising in all aspects of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Infertility.
Graham qualified as a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in 1990. He has many sub-interests including endometriosis, infertility and fibroids.
In 2001 he helped found the Brisbane Fibroid Clinic and continues to work with the Endometriosis Care Centre of Australia (ECCA) in Brisbane.
Graham is also a Clinical Consultant with City Fertility Centre and a recent Medical Director of Stem life Cord Blood Bank. His consulting suites are located in the Wesley Medical Centre and he continues to deliver babies at the Wesley Hospital in Auchenflower.
Graham is currently researching:
1) The genetics of Endometriosis (Wesley Research Institute)
2) The occurrence of adenomyosis in women 15-30 years (Wesley x-ray)
3) AMH – what are the normal values in young women aged 15-25
Dr Gerard Connors
Cardiologist and Vascular Physician
Visiting Monthly on a Friday.
Dr Gerard Connors is an Interventional Cardiologist and Vascular Physician. He completed two subspecialty fellowships in the United States – Interventional Vascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and Interventional Cardiology at Stony Brook University Hospital, New York. Prior to this, he graduated from the University of Queensland with honours and completed specialty training in Cardiology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
His special interests include coronary artery disease, vascular medicine, peripheral arterial disease and hypertension. He provides consulting and interventional services at Greenslopes Private Hospital, is a visiting Medical Officer at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, and regularly visits Springfield and Emerald.
Dr Phil Lockie
Endoscopy, colonoscopy and Lap Banding Specialist for weight management.
Visiting Friday Monthly.
Associate Professor Ian Bennett
Breast, Endocrine and Melanoma Surgery
Visiting Monthly on a Thursday
Associate Professor Ian Bennett is a surgeon of more than 25 years experience, and has particular surgical specialty interests in the areas of breast and endocrine surgery and melanoma surgery.
He also has a special interest in familial breast cancer and is happy to advise and counsel patients who are at high risk of breast cancer as a result of their family history with regard to their various management alternatives. A/Prof Bennett is happy to recommend and supervise ongoing breast surveillance and screening programs for women at high risk of breast cancer.
Associate Professor Ian Bennett is an elected Councillor to the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and is on a number of governance and advisory committees. He is also on several quality assurance committees for Breast Screen Queensland.
Associate Professor Ian Bennett is an inaugural member of the Breast SurgANZ Society and is a member of the Australian & NZ Endocrine Surgeons Society (AES). He is actively involved in medical student and registrar teaching and clinical research within the University of Queensland.
Associate Professor Ian Bennet operates privately at the Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower and also has a public and intermediate sessions at Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Dr Ben Dodd
Visiting Monthly on a Tuesday
Dr Ben Dodd is a General Surgeon with sub-specialty interest in laparoscopic Upper Gastrointestinal (oesophagogastric) and Bariatric surgery.
After growing up in Brisbane and completing a Bachelor of Science degree, Ben graduated in Medicine from the University of Queensland in 2001. He subsequently completed his specialty training in the UK and Ireland, obtaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in 2013.
Ben then returned to Brisbane to undertake 2 and half years of further fellowship training in complex laparoscopic Upper GI cancer and Bariatric surgery at the Princess Alexandra and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospitals. He also completed the Australasian Fellowship exam and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) during this time.
During these years of post-Fellowship training with world experts in their fields, Dr Dodd has obtained expertise in the management of :
- upper GI (oesophagus and stomach) cancer
- reflux disease and hiatus hernia
- bariatric (weight loss) surgery, including complex revisional
- evidence based dietary weight loss advice
- biliary (gallstone) disease
- hernia surgery