ABOUT Vahid

Dr Vahid Mohabbati initially trained as an Emergency Physician. Dr Mohabbati attained a fellowship and then developed an interest in managing chronic and complex disease conditions and furthered his training in Pain Medicine. He commenced his Postgraduate Fellowship in Pain Medicine at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and completed his Pain fellowship in Sydney at Westmead and Nepean hospitals. This was followed by dual training in Palliative Medicine to attain further knowledge and increased understanding of cancer pain and best supportive care of patients with terminal disease.  He completed his training in Sydney at Royal Prince Alfred and Concord hospitals, Sydney West Cancer Network and Hammond Care (Neringah, Greenwich and Royal North Shore hospitals). Dr Mohabbati was awarded a Fellowship in Pain Medicine in 2014 and a fellowship in Palliative Medicine in 2015.

Dr Mohabbati is an AMO Pain and Palliative Medicine consultant at Sydney Adventist Hospital.  Previously Dr Mohabbati worked as a consultant Staff Specialist at Royal Prince Alfred, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and Liverpool hospitals.

Specialising in both pain and palliative medicine, Dr Mohabbati is a Pain Interventionist and uses a wide variety of modalities to alleviate pain and minimise discomfort for his patients. Traditionally cancer pain has been treated with pharmacotherapy only. Dr Mohabbati utilises modern techniques and interventional modalities to enhance complex pain management in his Cancer Pain Clinic at NHOG. He uses various pain interventions including nerve blocks, regional anaesthesia, radiofrequency lesioning and spinal implants (intrathecal pumps, spinal cord stimulators, DRG and peripheral nerve stimulators).

Dr Mohabbati is a Sydney University and University of NSW Clinical Lecturer and has a commitment to ongoing teaching, education and research. He is a college examiner. He has presented at international and national conferences and seminars and has received an outstanding speaker award. He has published in reputable journals.

Other areas of interest in non-cancer pain include acute pain, chronic-non-cancer-pain, neuropathic pain, CRPS, chronic headaches and migraines and musculoskeletal pain.

Specialist Expertise:

  • Treatment and management of cancer-related pain
  • Various pain interventional modalities
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Non-cancer pain treatment and management

Medical Oncologists are specialist physicians trained in diagnosing and treating cancer using chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormonal, biological and targeted therapies.

DR ARTHUR CLEMENTS

DR ARTHUR CLEMENTS

BSc (Med) MBBS FRACP

DR CSILLA HASOVITS

DR CSILLA HASOVITS

BSc (Med) MBBS (Hons 1) FRACP

A/PROF GAVIN MARX

A/PROF GAVIN MARX

BSc (Med) MBBS (Hons) FRACP

DR JOSIE RUTOVITZ

DR JOSIE RUTOVITZ

MBChB FRACP

Clinical Haematologists are specialist physicians trained in diagnosing, treating and preventing malignant and non-malignant diseases of the blood and bone marrow.

DR JANE FREEMAN

DR JANE FREEMAN

MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, MPhil, MAppSc, BA

DR IAN BILMON

DR IAN BILMON

BSc BMBS (Hons) MPhil FRACP FRCPA

A Cancer Pain Specialist provides evidence-based, safe and effective pain management, using various advanced interventional modalities to manage persistent pain related to current or past cancer.

DR VAHID MOHABBATI

DR VAHID MOHABBATI

FAChPM FFPMANZCA FRACGP MD

Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life for patients and their families facing the problem of a life-threatening illness through the prevention and relief of suffering by the treatment of pain and other problems - physical, psychosocial and spiritual.

DR GILLIAN ROTHWELL

DR GILLIAN ROTHWELL

MBBS FRACGP FAChPM, Grad Dip Pall Med

A genetic oncologist is a medical oncologist who specialises in inherited cancer. Genetic oncologists provide genetic testing, risk assessment and risk management advice for individuals, including those who have not had a cancer, and their families.

DR HILDA HIGH

DR HILDA HIGH

BSc MBBS (Hons) MCH FRACP

Our Clinical and Consulting Psychologists have expertise in supporting patients and their families affected by a diagnosis of cancer. Psychological interventions can help improve the quality of life and well-being of those dealing with cancer. The provision of emotional support alongside medical interventions is now considered "best practice care".

KERRY WAGLAND

KERRY WAGLAND

BSoc Sc (Psych) (Hons), PGDip Prof Psych MAPS

DR KATHARINE HODGKINSON

DR KATHARINE HODGKINSON

BSc (Hons) M Psych PhD MAPS

Accredited practicing dietitians are uniquely qualified to provide individualised nutrition advice for medical conditions. The dietitian applies the science of nutrition to promote health and the overall well-being of patients during and after their treatment.

STEPHANIE ROWE

STEPHANIE ROWE

ACCREDITED PRACTICING DIETITAN

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Northern Haematology & Oncology Group
Level 2 Clark Tower
San Integrated Cancer Centre
185 Fox Valley Road
WAHROONGA NSW 2076

T. +61 2 9056 1100
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