Our Specialists

Our Specialists 1

Dr. Bassem Dawood
Respiratory & Sleep Physician

Dr. Bassem Dawood underwent extensive training in respiratory and sleep medicine at Frankston Hospital, the Austin hospital and the Northern hospital to attain the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2017.

He is currently employed as a respiratory physician at the Austin and Northern hospitals. His major sub-specialty interests are in early detection & surveillance of Lung Cancer.

Our Specialists 2

Dr. Jibin Thomas
Respiratory & Sleep Physician

Dr.Jibin Thomas completed his Basic physician training at Eastern Health, where he established his interest in respiratory and sleep medicine.

He completed his specialist training in Respiratory and Sleep medicine at Western and Austin Health.

Dr. Thomas is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). He likes all facets of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine with special interests in asthma and sleep disordered breathing.


Dr. Sanjeevan Muruganandan
Respiratory & Sleep Physician

Dr Sanjeevan Muruganandan trained at the Western and Austin Hospitals and qualified as a respiratory and sleep physician (FRACP).

He then moved to Perth where he did a fellowship with Prof Martin Phillips/Dr Rajesh Thomas and Prof Gary Lee at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. He subsequently did a PhD on malignant pleural diseases with Prof. Gary Lee. His research was awarded a NHMRC scholarship.

Dr Irena

Dr. Irena Laska
Respiratory & Sleep Physician

Dr Irena Laska completed her basic physician training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She did her specialist training in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the Royal Hobart Hospital, Western Health and Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre.

Dr Raymond Wong

Dr. Raymond Wong
Respiratory & Sleep physician

Dr Wai Mun (Raymond) Wong is a respiratory and sleep medicine physician. He completed his medical degree at the University of Melbourne and underwent specialist training in respiratory and sleep medicine at Peninsula Health, Austin Health and the Victorian Respiratory Support Service (VRSS).


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