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Our Services

Sydney Medical Specialists sets a new benchmark of quality in the medical field and ensures the highest level of patient service and care. We aim to provide comprehensive medical services for our patients, by offering appointments with a diverse range of medical professionals. Sydney Medical Specialists is located at the British Medical Association House on Macquarie Street, in the heart of Sydney CBD. For information regarding the specialists who consult from our rooms, to arrange a booking, or to discuss any queries you may have about Sydney Medical Specialists please do not hesitate to contact our rooms.

Our Doctors

David Yeo

Dr David Yeo

Specialist Upper GI Surgeon

Dr David Yeo is an Upper Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon who works at Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) and St George Hospitals in Sydney. He also has appointments... more >

Associate Professor Sanjay Warrier

Breast Oncology & Oncoplastic Surgeon

Sanjay is a dedicated and compassionate Breast Oncology and Oncoplastic Surgeon at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Royal Prince Alfred and Mater Hospitals.  He is also a Visiting Medical Officer... more >

A/Prof Andrew Davidson

Neurosurgeon

Dr Davidson is a neurosurgeon at Macquarie University Hospital.  His clinical interests include the multidisciplinary management of brain tumours, pituitary and skull base surgery (including minimally invasive and endoscopic... more >

Dr Darren Pavey

Endoscopist

Dr Darren Pavey is an Interventional Endoscopist with extensive clinical experience in the endoscopic diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal cancers. His clinical practice is enhanced by his interest... more >

Dr Peter Girardi - Surgeon

Dr Peter A Girardi

General, Breast & Thyroid Surgeon

Dr Peter-Anthony Girardi is a Specialist Breast & General Surgeon. As well as being an exceptional General Surgeon, he has special interest in Breast, Thyroid & Cosmetic breast and abdominal surgery. Dr... more >

Dr Razvan Stoita

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Stoita is an orthopaedic surgeon at St Luke’s Hospital and Hurstville Private Hospital. Dr Stoita has an exclusive subspecialty practice in hip and knee surgery. He has... more >

Dr Weiwen Chen

Endocrinologist

Dr Weiwen Chen is a specialist Endocrinologist, with a visiting appointment at St Vincent’s Hospital’s Bone and Calcium outpatient clinic in Darlinghurst and has recently joined Sydney Medical... more >

Professor Marcus Stoodley

Neurosurgeon

Professor Stoodley is head of neurosurgery at Macquarie University Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Professor Stoodley’s clinical subspecialty qualification is in neurovascular surgery. In addition to... more >

David Yeo

WORKING DAYS
Thursday

Dr David Yeo

Specialist Upper GI Surgeon

Dr David Yeo is an Upper Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon who works at Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) and St George Hospitals in Sydney. He also has appointments at St George Private Hospital, the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Cancer Centre, Mater Hospital and Strathfield Private Hospital. Prior to commencing work in 2014, he completed four years of post-fellowship training at RPA Hospital in Sydney, Austin Hospital in Melbourne and St James’s University Hospital in Leeds, United Kingdom.

After completing a Bachelor of Medical Science degree at the University of Sydney, he went on to study Medicine graduating in 2002 with Honours. He undertook surgical training at both RPA and St George Hospitals obtaining his General Surgical Fellowship in 2009. David then spent the next two years of his post-fellowship training completing the Australian and New Zealand Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Fellowship program based at RPA Hospital in Sydney and the Austin Hospital in Melbourne. In his fourth and final post-fellowship year he travelled to the United Kingdom to work at St James’s University Hospital where he learnt expertise in aggressive oncological liver resection and liver transplantation.

Academically, David completed a Master of Surgery in 2008 focusing on the impact of PET/CT imaging on the treatment of colorectal cancer liver metastases. He is the Clinical Research lead in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery within the Institute of Academic Surgery at RPA Hospital.

David has broad clinical interests. Oncologically, he specialises in both primary and secondary liver tumours, stomach, pancreatic and biliary/gallbladder tumours. He performs an extensive range of non-cancer related operations for conditions such as gallstone disease, hernias and obesity. In addition, he is involved with medical device development aiming to improve the safety and effectiveness of current technologies. He was awarded a grant from the NSW government following completion of the ATP Innovation Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program.

WORKING DAYS
Wednesday

Associate Professor Sanjay Warrier

Breast Oncology & Oncoplastic Surgeon

Sanjay is a dedicated and compassionate Breast Oncology and Oncoplastic Surgeon at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Royal Prince Alfred and Mater Hospitals.  He is also a Visiting Medical Officer at BreastScreen NSW.

He completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of NSW in 2002. Following this, he undertook general surgical training in the Prince of Wales Hospital network with broad exposure to oncology surgery. Sanjay's post fellowship training has been extensive with 3½ years of training in breast surgery. As part of this, Sanjay spent 1½ years at the Prince of Wales Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women with the Breast Surgical Oncology unit, and then 2 years at the Oncoplastic Breast Unit at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH) consolidating surgical techniques in an oncological and reconstructive setting.

In 2013, Sanjay’s work on Hedgehog signaling, in collaboration with Garvan Institute, won the Patron’s Prize at RPAH for best scientific oral presentation.

He is an Associate Professor of Sydney University with the Royal Prince Alfred Institute of Academic Surgery. He is lead researcher on the unit with goals of creating a culture of academia within the breast department.

Sanjay is interested in advances in breast cancer and surgery and in the past year has presented at various national and international conferences, and has published many papers and co-authored articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Sanjay is passionate about patient care, teaching and research and is the current Chairman of Post-Fellowship Training for BreastSurgANZ, a role that involves training of future breast surgeons in Australia and New Zealand, and the current Site Director of Surgical Training at RPAH.

WORKING DAYS
Monday

A/Prof Andrew Davidson

Neurosurgeon

Dr Davidson is a neurosurgeon at Macquarie University Hospital.  His clinical interests include the multidisciplinary management of brain tumours, pituitary and skull base surgery (including minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery), and cerebrovascular surgery.  He has been the Macquarie University Tumour Program Lead since its inception in 2012 and is Chair of the Neuro-oncology and Pituitary Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT).

Dr Davidson consults at four locations within Sydney – at Macquarie University, Penrith, the Hills District (Bella Vista), and the CBD (Macquarie Street). He manages the entire range of neurosurgical conditions, including tumours of the brain & spine, vascular disorders of the brain & spine (aneurysms, AVMs, and cavernomas), trauma, hydrocephalus, and degenerative spine conditions.

Dr Davidson is a Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University.  His academic interests include the functional assessment of brain tumour patients, and the development and delivery of a program of Evidence-Based Practice across the spectrum of medical training. Dr Davidson has a strong interest in medical and surgical education, and is an executive committee member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ (RACS) Academy of Surgical Educators. He regularly teaches on the RACS Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators course, as well as the Surgical Teachers Course.

Dr Davidson has published over 25 articles and book chapters, and his work has been widely cited in the scientific literature. He has presented at local, national, and international meetings, including the World Congress of Neurological Surgery and the European Skull Base Society. He teaches on anatomy and surgical approach workshops, particularly in the area of extended endoscopic skull base surgery.

WORKING DAYS
Thursday

Dr Darren Pavey

Endoscopist

Dr Darren Pavey is an Interventional Endoscopist with extensive clinical experience in the endoscopic diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal cancers. His clinical practice is enhanced by his interest in clinical outcomes research for endoscopic management of GI malignancies.

Dr Pavey completed an Advanced Fellowship in ERCP, EUS and Interventional Endoscopy at Duke University in North Carolina; he was a Faculty member at Duke until he returned to Sydney to establish his practice in 2008.

Dr Pavey is Co-Chair, Gastroenterology Network, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI), and Head of Endoscopy at Bankstown Hospital. He established and runs the Barrett’s Program in the South West Sydney Local Health District and has co-written the guidelines for the Cancer Council of NSW for the treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus. Dr Pavey is the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) representative on the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (CCRTGE), which reflects his ongoing interests in training and maintaining quality in endoscopy. He is also closely involved in the research of outcomes for patients with esophageal, gastric, pancreatic and bowel cancers and collaborates with the Australian Gastrointestinal Trials Group (AGITG) and other researcher institutions, including the Garvan Research Institute and the Ingham Institute.

He is Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales and Clinical Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University.

Dr Pavey consults at various locations in Sydney. Full details can be found on his practice profile www.sydneygi.com.au.

Dr Peter Girardi - Surgeon

WORKING DAYS
Monday

Dr Peter A Girardi

General, Breast & Thyroid Surgeon

Dr Peter-Anthony Girardi is a Specialist Breast & General Surgeon. As well as being an exceptional General Surgeon, he has special interest in Breast, Thyroid & Cosmetic breast and abdominal surgery. Dr Girardi has been practicing exclusively in private practice for over 7 years. Dr Girardi is well regarded by his patients as an excellent communicator and caring practitioner. Graduated from the University of Adelaide in the year 2000, he completed surgical training at St Vincent's Hospital & Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney with a predominate focus on diseases of the breast and thyroid, before gaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Dr Girardi also completed 2 years post fellowship training in body contour, breast and facial cosmetic surgery with the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery to complement his skin cancer and breast surgery interest. With excellent general surgical skills and well over 5000 procedures, his knowledge and technical abilities have proved to be highly reliable. He offers patients the most up-to-date surgical techniques and advances for the management of abdominal, breast and thyroid disease.

WORKING DAYS
Monday

Dr Razvan Stoita

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Stoita is an orthopaedic surgeon at St Luke’s Hospital and Hurstville Private Hospital. Dr Stoita has an exclusive subspecialty practice in hip and knee surgery. He has significant experience and expertise in primary and revision hip and knee replacement, complex joint replacement surgery, gluteal tendon reconstruction, knee sports injuries such as ACL reconstruction, meniscal surgery, patellofemoral reconstruction and realignment.

Dr Stoita completed the Australian Orthopaedic Association training program in Sydney and then travelled to London, United Kingdom and Hamburg, Germany where he undertook extensive subspecialty training in complex hip and knee surgery at two of the largest and most renowned hip and knee units in the world.

Dr Stoita consults at Hurstville Private Hospital in Hurstville and in Macquarie Street, Sydney CBD. He performs surgical procedures at St Luke’s Hospital, Potts Point and Hurstville Private Hospital in Hurstville.

Dr Stoita’s current interests include improvement in patient outcomes after knee replacement surgery through the use of robotic knee replacement, patient specific hip replacement surgery using digital templating, computer navigation and tailored surgical approach. Dr Stoita has been trained in performing both the Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) and the Posterior Approach in hip replacement surgery.

Dr Stoita is being involved in disseminating the most current management modalities and technologies in hip and knee surgery through multiple interviews and articles in local and national media.

WORKING DAYS
Wednesday, Thursday

Dr Weiwen Chen

Endocrinologist

Dr Weiwen Chen is a specialist Endocrinologist, with a visiting appointment at St Vincent’s Hospital’s Bone and Calcium outpatient clinic in Darlinghurst and has recently joined Sydney Medical Specialists.

Dr Chen completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Western Australia and subsequently undertook the majority of her postgraduate training at St Vincent’s Hospital. Dr Chen also completed her Masters in Medicine at the University of Sydney. Dr Chen is currently completing a PhD in osteoporosis, her area of special interest, at the Garvan Institute in Darlinghurst, Sydney. Dr Chen has been recently invited to join the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee of Osteoporosis, Australia.

Dr Chen has broad training and knowledge on a range of conditions, and is happy to see patients in any field of Endocrinology, including; thyroid disorders, obesity/weight management and diabetes (Type 1, 2 and gestational).

 

WORKING DAYS
Monday

Professor Marcus Stoodley

Neurosurgeon

Professor Stoodley is head of neurosurgery at Macquarie University Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Professor Stoodley’s clinical subspecialty qualification is in neurovascular surgery. In addition to managing aneurysms and vascular malformations, he has become an Australian leader in cerebral bypass surgery, especially in the treatment of moyamoya disease and other occlusive disorders. In addition to his neurovascular expertise, Professor Stoodley is recognised internationally for clinical management of Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, and spinal cord tumours.

He graduated with honours from the University of Queensland Medical School. After completing neurosurgery training in Australia, he undertook further subspecialty training in vascular neurosurgery at Stanford University and the University of Chicago in the United States. Prior to joining Macquarie University, he worked at the Prince of Wales Hospital and the University of New South Wales.

In addition to his clinical interests, Professor Stoodley heads the neurosurgery research team at Macquarie University. This is one of the largest neurosurgery research groups in Australasia, with world-leading research efforts in syringomyelia and CSF physiology, and in the development of new treatments for brain AVMs. This work has attracted over $3 million in research funding, including support from Australia’s major medical research funding body the NHMRC and The Column of Hope, a US-based organisation dedicated to advancing the understanding and treatment of syringomyelia. He has produced more than 100 publications and has supervised over 15 research students. He has delivered over 70 invited lectures at national and international scientific meetings. In 2012, Professor Stoodley was awarded the John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the premier surgical research award of the RACS.

VISITOR INFORMATION

The practice is located in the British Medical Association House, Suite 101, Level 1, 135 Macquarie Street, Sydney.
The practice is open Monday to Friday from 8am.
To make an appointment please contact us

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