MBBS BSc FRACS (Vasc) FRACS (Gen)
Vascular, Endovascular, Renal Access & Spinal Access Surgeon
David was born and raised in Melbourne and has completed the majority of his Vascular, Endovascular and General surgical training in Melbourne. After graduating from Medicine in 2005 from The University of New South Wales, he undertook General and Vascular surgical training in various hospitals throughout Melbourne and also spent one year at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand. He obtained a fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in General Surgery in 2013, and subsequently a second fellowship in Vascular Surgery in 2017.
David is a visiting medical specialist and has both private and public appointments at various locations in Melbourne. He welcomes all patients with Vascular disease and can accommodate non-insured patients at The Royal Melbourne and The Northern Hospitals. He is a member of the renowned Royal Melbourne Hospital Diabetic Foot Unit which specialises in the salvage of complex and chronic diabetic foot wounds. David and Iman have developed the first Vascular Surgery service at Bendigo Hospital in 2018.
David is a specialist in both open and minimally invasive endovascular techniques in both arterial and venous diseases. His particular interests are in complex venous disease, minimally invasive vascular surgery, and diabetic foot ulcer disease.
David maintains the best up to date practice, and regularly attends and has presented at both local and international Vascular scientific meetings. He has been author to several scientific articles and peer reviewed journal articles. He firmly believes in education and remains an active participant in training junior doctors being an examiner at the inaugural Western Australia Vascular Exam course in 2018, and also being co-convenor of the Vascular Surgery trainee meeting in Melbourne 2018. He helped develop the Victorian Vascular Education Network in 2017 and remains an active participant on the organising committee.
David lives in Camberwell, and enjoys consulting locally and providing Vascular Surgical consultations to the local Boroondara community at Hawthorn East Specialist Centre.
In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, and walking his dog "Mocha". He loves eating out and driving his Mini Cooper, however also likes to keep fit through running and cycling.
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of New South Wales
BSc (Med) Bachelor of Science (Med), University of New South Wales
FRACS (Vascular Surgery)
FRACS (General Surgery)
Epworth Hospital Richmond
Warringal Private Hospital
Melbourne Private Hospital
The Royal Melbourne Hospital (Public)
The Northern Hospital (Public)
Bendigo Hospital (Public)