Specialist Doctors

Skin / General Surgeon

Dr.Kenneth LeaheyDr. Kenneth Leahey
Dr Kenneth Leahey Graduated in 1968 and obtained his surgical fellowship in 1976. He also has a diploma in skin cancer surgery which he obtained in 2008. He has over 30 years general practice experience but he now confines his practice to skin cancer and hand surgery.

dr-doug-wilsonDr. Doug Wilson

Dr Wilson has worked in psychiatry since 1988(mostly in the Western Suburbs) and has run a part time private practice in the Western Suburbs since 2003. He also is the Unit Head for the Western Community Mental Health Team and a Senior Lecturer for the University of Adelaide.
He is an accredited member of the RANZCP Faculty of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and also Addiction Psychiatry.
In addition to his base qualifications in medicine and psychiatry he has post graduate qualifications in psychological medicine, neuropsychopharmacology and medical administration.
He deals with all areas of Adult Psychiatry and has a special interest in chronic depression, psychopharmacology and all phases of schizophrenia.
He does not see people who are less than 18 years old and does not see people purely for legal or other reports although will provide them for established patients.

Geriatric Physician
Dr.Pazhvoor ShibuDr Pazhvor Shibu

Dr P.K.Shibu Nair is a senior Consultant Geriatrician and Physician primarily based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He did his specialist training in UK at Cambridge University Hospital, and worked there as a consultant before moving to Adelaide. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the Royal College of Physicians London and Senior Clinical Lecturer, Adelaide University. He has considerable experience in acute care of the elderly, fall and fractures, movement disorders, dementia, delirium and complex psychosocial management issues. He runs the Older Person’s multidisciplinary Falls and Parkinson’s clinic at the QEH and is the clinical lead for the Falls and Ortho geriatric service across CALHN. He regularly supervises hospital clinical audits and registry for quality assurance work and has research interests in bone health, falls and fractures having published and presented his work at various international forums.

Colo-rectal and General Surgeon
Dr.Nick RiegerProf Nick Rieger

Dr Nick Rieger graduated in Medicine at the University of Adelaide in 1987. He obtained his General Surgical Fellowship in 1995. One year was spent in the UK (1993) at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. After his fellowship he completed a Master’s Degree in Surgery (Adelaide, 1998). His thesis was titled: Pelvic floor injury after childbirth.  Dr Rieger then spent 2 years interstate (Melbourne and Brisbane) specialising in colorectal surgery as part of the Australian and New Zealand Training Program in Colorectal Surgery (CSSANZ).  In addition he has obtained a Graduate Diploma in Mathematics (statistics) from Swinburne University, Melbourne in 1999. Dr Rieger returned to Adelaide in 1999 to take up specialist practice.

Dr Rieger has held the position of a Senior Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Adelaide, between 1999 and 2004 and Associate Professor in Surgery between 2004 and 2015. He has been a consultant surgeon at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and The Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia. Dr Rieger is currently a Visiting Surgeon at The Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia.
Dr Rieger is an experienced general, colorectal and laparoscopic surgeon. He is accredited in colonoscopy and endoscopy by the Cojoint Committee (Gastroenterological Society Australia). Nick has published widely and given numerous scientific talks nationally and internationally.
Dr Rieger is the Chairman of the Credentialing and Medical Committee at the Calvary Hospital North Adelaide.
Dr Rieger consults at St. Peters, Western Community Hospital, North Haven and the Northern Endoscopy Centre.
Dr Rieger operates at Calvary Hospital North Adelaide, Calvary Wakefield Hospital and the Western Community Hospital.

Endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures are available at Calvary Hospital North Adelaide, Calvary Wakefield Hospital, the Northern Endoscopy Centre and the Western Community Hospital

Dr.Anthony Ciccocioppo.Dr Anthony Ciccocioppo

Dr Anthony Ciccocioppo is a general surgeon with a strong focus on colorectal surgery, colonoscopy, endoscopy and advanced laparoscopy.

He completed advanced training and post-fellowship training in Adelaide in 2012 and has since amassed experience as a rural general surgeon, most recently at Port Lincoln.

Dr Ciccocioppo can manage and advise on all aspects of Colorectal surgery including:

  • Colorectal Cancer screening, surveillance and treatment
  • Anorectal Disorders such as haemorrhoids, anal fissure and fistula
  • Faecal Incontinence, including sacral nerve stimulation
  • Surgical management of Inflammatory bowel disease

Along with Colorectal surgery, Dr Ciccocioppo maintains a broad scope of practice and can advise about and manage general surgical conditions including general abdominal and colorectal pathology, vasectomy and scrotal surgery, skin and soft tissue surgery, hand conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger, varicose veins and ingrown toenails.

Dr Ciccocioppo has a special interest in advanced laparoscopy, particularly laparoscopic hernia repair and colorectal surgery .

Special interests:

  • Laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Colorectal pathology

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr Nick PourgiezisDr Nick Pourgiezis

Dr Nick Pourgiezis graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2000 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor Surgery (MBBS) in addition to being awarded a higher degree in Orthopaedics and Trauma (BMedSci). He completed Orthopaedic Specialist Training obtaining fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2008.
Subsequently Nick expanded and refined surgical techniques during 18 months of post fellowship training working with experts in Sydney, Belgium and the United Kingdom in addition to visitations to centers of excellence in other parts of Europe and the United States. He is past President of the South Australian and National Orthopaedic Registrars Associations and remains a very active member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association.
Nick has established his Private Practice at Western Hospital and is a founding member of Western SportsOrtho. Additional consulting is available at Calvary Central Districts Hospital, Elizabeth Vale as well as Maitland and Yorketown in the Yorke Penninsula. After hours and Saturday consulting times are also available
He is committed to teaching of junior surgeons, Orthopaedic research and public practice maintaining a Senior Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist position at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Areas of special interest are Knee, Hip and Shoulder Sports Injuries, Reconstruction and Joint Replacement utilising the latest surgical techniques and instrumentation.
While still performing conventional total knee replacements Nick is also one of a selected number of Orthopaedic Surgeons offering knee replacements using Patient Specific Instrumentation improving surgical efficiency and improving patient satisfaction.
His goal is to return patients to their chosen level of activity in the shortest possible time frame.

Specialties: Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Injuries, Joint Replacements

Gastroenterology Physician

Dr Kenneth Lim

Dr Kenneth Lim is an experienced gastroenterologist with a special interest in advanced procedural gastroenterology. His focus extends beyond the scope of his speciality to provide patients with care that is individually tailored and holistic in approach. With an academic background in marine biology and aquaculture, he went on to pursue a career in medicine not just for a profession, but as an opportunity to follow his passion for patients, for learning, and for providing an experienced and high standard of care.
Dr Lim underwent training in gastroenterology and hepatology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and Repatriation Hospital. He earned his fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2010 and gained full accreditation in advanced endoscopic procedures following two dedicated years of interventional endoscopy fellowship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. He continued to advance these skills working in Adelaide and Brisbane. Now with his level of experience , he seeks to supervise and train others interested in the subspecialty of interventional endoscopy at a national level, is involved in clinical and academic research to help grow the field of gastroenterology and present in gastroenterology conferences internationally.

Dr Leong Lee

With a particular interest in chronic liver disease and general gastrointestinal disorders, Dr Leong Lee is a valuable addition to the Norwood Gastroenterology team. His professional yet approachable character is centred around his patients and reflects the values that our practice hold. With full accreditation in his procedural skills, along with expert knowledge in hepatology, Dr Lee contributes additional expertise to our wide range of services. Having graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2007, Dr Lee went on to train in gastroenterology throughout multiple campuses in Adelaide. Moving to the UK in 2017, he completed his senior clinical fellowship at the renowned John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, before returning and being awarded Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. His international experience has excelled his specialist knowledge in hepatology and inflammatory bowel disease.

ENT Surgeon

Dr Edward Cleland

Dr Cleland is an Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon specialising insurgery of the nose, sinuses and face. He has a PhD in sinussurgery and treats conditions in this region associated withfunctional compromise such as chronic rhinosinusitis, structuraldeformities and other causes of nasal bstruction. Dr Cleland’spractice also includes the care of paediatric patients and those with general ENT conditions.
In addition to consulting from his North Haven and Hutt Street practice, Dr Cleland services regional SA with clinics in Mt Gambier. His private practice is also complimented by clinics at Modbury Hospital where he holds a clinical appointment.
Dr Cleland has trained locally, nationally and internationally and is committed to evidence based practice to ensure all patients receive the highest standard of care.
Dr Cleland Specialising in
Nasal airway surgery
Sinus surgery
Correction of post-traumatic and developmental
nasal deformities
Paediatric ENT conditions