Our Visiting Specialists
Dr Gerard Connors
Cardiologist and Vascular Physician
Friday – Monthly
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
Friday – Monthly
Endoscopy, colonoscopy and surgery for weight management.
Dr Ian Bennett
Breast/Endocrine & Melanoma Surgery
Thursday – Monthly
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 Jonathan Chambers
Urologist/ Subspecialty Fellowship Robotic Oncology
Monday – Monthly
Dr Jonathan Chambers is a urologist with sub specialty fellowship training as a robotic urological surgeon. He is highly skilled in minimally invasive robotic surgery, specialising in robotic prostate cancer surgery and the management of other urological cancers.
Along with sub-speciality skills in robotic surgery, Dr Chambers is also highly proficient in the medical and surgical management of kidney stone disease, management of urinary symptoms, men’s health issues and general urology. Dr Chambers is committed to providing an individualised and patient centred approach to the care of his patients.
Dr Jonathan Chambers is an accredited urological surgeon with AHPRA specialist recognition. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ). He is also a member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA).
Dr Chambers is a University of Queensland Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery graduate and obtained his surgical fellowship through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) completing his surgical fellowship in Queensland. Dr Chambers has completed sub-specialty fellowship training in the field of minimally invasive robot surgery at the RBWH, Brisbane. Dr Chambers has obtained a Master of Public Health through the University of Queensland which affords him a unique perspective on patient experiences with a strong emphasis on the importance of key outcome areas such as quality of life. He currently holds the position of Lecturer at the University of Queensland.