Medical Services

Our physicians are supported by an extensive multidisciplinary team of Registered and Enrolled Nurses, Specialist Nurses, General Practitioners and Allied Health professionals including dietitians, physiotherapists, speech pathologists and occupational therapists to provide individualised, goal-focused care.

Our Medical Team:

Dr Vittal Jadhav

Clinical Head of Unit

Vittal has completed his Post Graduate Medical training in United Kingdom and has worked nearly 20 years in National Health Service United Kingdom. Prior to joining CGH, Vittal was Head of Service for Acute Medicine at the University Hospitals of Leicester, United Kingdom. He has obtained postgraduate qualifications of Membership of Royal College Physicians of United Kingdom and Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians United Kingdom. He has been a trained professional Mentor, Supervisor and Appraiser. His areas of interest are General and Acute Internal medicine. He has a special interest in Quality Improvement, Safe and Effective Delivery of Medical Patient Care Services. He has special interests in Acute and General Medicine. He will be consulting from CGH Consulting Suites on Mondays and Wednesdays. He would be happy to receive referrals from General Practitioners, Specialist community Nurses, Better@Home team and Values Based Health Care Practitioners.

Currently Vittal provides acute support to medical and critical care inpatients in addition to General Medicine outpatient clinics. All referrals can be sent to


Dr. Nizam Uddin 

Dr A.K.M Nizam Uddin is a Consultant Respiratory & Sleep Medicine specialist and General physician at Central Gippsland Hospital. Dr Nizam completed his basic Physician training at Box Hill Hospital and Monash Medical Centre he completed his advanced training in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine from St. Vincent’s Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. He also received his fellowship in Internal Medicine and trained at Monash Health. he then completed a Clinical Research Fellowship year at Monash Lung & Sleep Centre. His special interests include difficult to treat Asthma, COPD, vocal cord dysfunction, lung cancer and complex sleep related breathing disorders. He is currently researching difficult to treat asthma and vocal cord dysfunction patients for their proper phenotyping. Dr Nizam is also currently running a research project along with Monash Dental team for approaching a reasonable treatment plan for mild to moderate sleep disorder patients.

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Dr. Minz Cheah

Minz completed his MBBS at Melbourne University in 2006 and continued his junior medical training at Eastern Health. He joined the Royal Australasian College of Physician in 2010 obtaining fellowship in 2016. He then completed his advanced training and maintained his affiliation with Monash Health as a consultant physician. Minz enjoys spending time with his patients going through their conditions and management plans, promoting evidence-based medicine and patient disease awareness and health literacy.

Currently Minz supports CGH as an Acute Care Medicine Specialist taking all general medicine patients and has a special interest in Cardiology and Perioperative Care.

Currently Minz provide acute support to medical and critical care inpatients in addition to Cardiology Consulting services and Stress Testing outpatient clinics.

Should you have any queries regarding access to services please contact:

Cardiology Consulting Services


Phone: 03 5143 8944

Fax: 03 5143 8945

Stress Testing


Phone: 03 5143 8145

*Please note referrals are required for all appointments.


Dr Fuad Hameed

Dr. Fuad Hameed is an experienced geriatrician and general medicine physician with extensive experience in multiple posts for over 15 years. He has worked for the NHS (UK) in that capacity for over a decade offering his services to various trusts. He received his advanced specialty training in the North-East deanery in Scotland, acquiring his CCT (consultant accreditation in the UK) in 2007. He was then awarded the Fellowship of the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2011. He got his FRACP in 2014 and has then worked in Australia and New Zealand as a consultant geriatrician to have a wider scope of practice with geriatric disorders. His particular interests include falls in the elderly (instability), movement disorders (like Parkinson’s disease etc.), frailty, chronic disease management, advanced care planning in addition to community geriatrics and intermediate care. He has also been involved in strategic planning at various levels to formulate and implement services for older people.

He is keen on making CGHS a center of excellence for health of older people in the time to come.

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Dr K Somila Silva

Dr. Somila Silva completed his undergraduate (1996) and postgraduate (2004) as a Physician at University of Colombo. He has been working in different health care systems in Australia since 2004, including Alfred-Peninsula, Austin-Bendigo, Geelong- Western and Ballarat Health consortiums. He completed his FRACP exams and dual training in Internal medicine and Geriatric medicine and attained Fellowship from Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2013. He has been working as a consultant Geriatrician and General Physician at University Hospital Geelong since 2014.

His specialties/interests are cognitive assessments (Dementia), falls and balance assessments, comprehensive geriatric assessments and ortho geriatric assessments. I also have extensive experience in general medicine.

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Dr Divyanshu Dua

Dr Dua is a medical oncologist trained across Australia and UK. He attained his primary degree in India from Manipal Academy of Higher Education followed by initial senior house officer positions in the UK and eventually commencing FRACP in Adelaide South Australia. He completed his training with fellowship in early phase clinical trials and drug development. He was recruited from UK back to Australia and commenced as a staff specialist at the Mildura Base Hospital in Victoria as the first ever resident medical oncologist in 2014. He joined Canberra Hospital in June 2016 and finished in June 2023. He was the member of the TCH private practice fund for 2 years and chair for 1 year. He views the geriatric oncology service as his legacy which has provided exceptional oncology and geriatric multidisclipnary care under one clinic. The geriatric model developed at the Canberra hospital is unique in its sustainability and its applicability. This model was well acknowledged across the world. He has done multiple international poster presentations on this work. During his employment he did numerous oral and poster presentations including CHARM presentations at the Canberra Hospital. This has not been a solo effort but he sees this as a team effort with support from medical oncology, allied heath and geriatrics. He received multiple research grants via the TCH private practice fund during his employment.

Dr Dua’s special interests include thoracic malignancies including lung cancer, mesothelioma and thymoma. Genitourinary malignancies especially prostrate cancer, bladder, renal and testicular cancers. Breast cancer and metastatic melanoma. Dr Dua is happy for referrals to the following effect for diagnostic work up for cancer, medical oncology cancer surveillance (breast, melanoma, brain, lung and genitourinary), cancer related symptom management.

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