Medical Services

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

Our Medical Team:

Clinical Head of Unit: Dr. Krishna Mandaleson

Krishna is a Consultant General Physician & the Director of Aged Care and Rehabilitation at Central Gippsland Health.

Apart from acute general medical service , Krishna provides aged care and rehabilitation service for inpatients and the outpatient service. His special clinical interests include stroke, dementia, falls and movement disorders. He also provides outpatient consultations for thyroid disease and general medical problems.

Dr. Howard Connor 

Howard is a member of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand, the Australian & New Zealand Intensive Care Society, Internal Medicine Society of Australia & New Zealand , Australian Society Emergency Medicine, Australian Society of Infectious Diseases and the Australian Society for Antimicrobials. Dr Connor has been a member of the Intensive Care Advisory Committee, Intensive Care Capability Framework Committee and the Acute Inpatient Care Committee which provided advice to the Victorian State Government.

Dr. Nizam Uddin 

Nizam’s special interests include difficult to treat Asthma, Vocal cord dysfunction, lung cancer and complex sleep-related breathing disorders. He is also currently researching in
difficult to treat Asthma and Vocal cord dysfunction patients for their proper phenotyping. Dr Uddin is available for consultation regarding any aspect of respiratory, sleep and
general medicine. Referrals may be faxed to the consulting rooms on 5143 8945 or telephone 5143 8944 for appointments.

Dr. Minz Cheah

Minz is an Acute Care Medicine Specialist taking all general medicine patients and has a special interest in Cardiology and Perioperative Care. Referrals for Stress Testing Clinics can be emailed to Alternatively, phone 5143 8886 or fax 5143 8145. Referrals to Dr Cheah for Private Consulting can be faxed to the CGH Consulting Rooms on 5143 8945 or phone 5143 8944.





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