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Visiting Specialists

Dr. Georg Leitl
Dr. Bala Saravanasubramanian

Prof. Uwais Mohamed

Prof. Peter Barlis 

Dr. Patrick Cooney
Dr. Emily Butler ​


Dr. Zina Hijazi

Dr. Neelika Dayananda
Mr. Simon Holland

Dr. Todd Manning



Dr. Andrew Gibson

Mr. Dujon Fuzzard 

Dr. Georg Leitl

Dr. Georg Leitl is a consulting heart specialist at Mercy Private Hospital in East Melbourne. Dr. Leitl is a widely recognized Australian cardiologist, who provides services for patients Victoria wide. We are fortunate enough to have Dr. Leitl visit the Swan Hill Medical Group once every two months.

A current referral is necessary for appointments with Dr. Leitl. Bookings can be made by phoning his rooms in East Melbourne, on the following numbers.

Phone: (03) 9417 3076
Fax: (03) 9419 4447

New Patient: $220 (rebatable).
Review Patient: $110 (rebatable).

Dr. Bala Saravanasubramanian

Dr. Bala is a cardiologist (heart specialist) currently consulting with Bendigo Health and St. John of God. Dr. Bala recognized  Swan Hill's need for a visiting cardiologist and visits our rooms every two months. 

A current referral is necessary for appointments with Dr. Bala. Bookings can be made through St. John of God, Bendigo through the following numbers.

Phone: (03) 5444 4648
Fax: (03) 5444 5658

New Patient (Private) $219.10 - Rebate $128.30
Review Patient (Private) $ 121.20 - Rebate $64.20
New Patient (On Pension) $177.90 - Rebate $128.30
Review Patient (On Pension) $95 - Rebate $64.20

Dr. Neelika Dayananda
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Neelika Dayananda is an orthopaedic surgeon based in Central Victoria. Dr. Dayananda specialises in general orthopaedics, joint replacement surgery, knee arthroscopy and foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Dayananda unfortunately does not perform spinal surgery or surgery for primary bone tumours. TAC & WorkCover patients are accepted. 

A current referral is necessary for appointments with Dr. Dayananda, and can be obtained from your regular GP. Bookings can be made by phoning his rooms in Bendigo on the following numbers.

Phone: (03) 5447 7671.
Fax: (03) 5447 4730.

New Patient (Private) Item: 104 $160 .
New Patient (Healthcare Card): Item 104D $150.
Review Patient (Private): Item 105 $80.
Review Patient (Healthcare Card): Item 105D $70.
Injections: $45.

Mr Simon Holland
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Mr Simon Holland is an experienced Melbourne Orthopaedic Surgeon with private consulting suites located in East Melbourne, Northcote, Sunbury and Ringwood East. 

Mr Holland's specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery pertaining to Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Knee and Sports Injury Management. His particular interests include;

• Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
• Shoulder Replacement Surgery
• Arthroscopic Elbow Surgery
• Elbow Replacement Surgery
• Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
• Upper limb trauma surgery 

Phone: (03) 9486 9554
Fax:  (03) 9486 9597

Dr Todd Manning

Todd is an promising young urological surgeon based in Bendigo.

Janelle moved to Bendigo in June 2010 and currently works at Bendigo Health and St. John of God, Bendigo as well as operating monthly at St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne where she provides teaching in sacral neuromodulation.

• FPMRS (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)
• Incontinence and prolapse
• Uro-oncology including laparoscopic surgery
• Stones 
• BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)

Please send referrals to:
Phone: (03) 5441 3130
Fax: (03) 5441 8642


Dr Patrick Cooney

Dr. Patrick Cooney is a consultant physician based in Bendigo who visits our practice twice monthly. Dr. Cooney has established a wide patient following across regional Victoria due to his quality and delivery of care. Dr. Cooney has a special interest in renal medicine and nephrology. 

A current referral is necessary for appointments with Dr. Cooney, and can be obtained from your regular GP. Bookings can be made by phoning his rooms, and speaking to Chris, in Bendigo, on the following numbers.

Phone: (03) 5441 1768
Fax: (03) 5441 3448. 

Dr Emily Butler 


Dr Emily Butler is a newly qualified Nephrologist completing her fellowship in 2020.  Working in the areas of chronic kidney disease, dialysis and transplantation. 

Dr Dujon Fuzzard


Dr Dujon Fuzzard is a Ophthamologist based in Bendigo Victoria. ​

- General Ophthamologist 

- Cataract Surgeon

- Medical Retina Sub-Specilaist

Dr Zina Hijazi
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