Our Doctors


Speciality: Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist
Phone: (07) 3833 6794
Fax: 07 3833 6740
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au
Languages: English & Malaysian

Dr Terrence Tan is a skilled Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with extensive experience in diagnosing, treating, and managing digestive health issues. Dr Tan first completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of New South Wales, followed by specialised training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Perth. He has also been awarded a Doctorate (PhD) from the University of Queensland, where he continues to teach medical students in addition to mentoring and educating younger physicians.

Known for his compassionate and patient-centred approach to care, Dr Tan specialises in a broad range of gastrointestinal issues including:

• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), chronic constipation, diarrhoea, bloating and gas
• Diverticulitis
• Coeliac Disease and food intolerances
• Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis
• Pelvic floor disorders and faecal incontinence
• GORD (Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease and heartburn)
• Colon cancer prevention, detection and surveillance
• Hepatology
• Functional gut disorders
• Alcohol-related and autoimmune liver diseases
• Metabolic liver diseases
• Fatty liver disease and haemochromatosis
• Autoimmune hepatitis
• other gastrointestinal issues.

Dr Tan is one of our lead Open Access Gastroenterologists, offering priority expert care to pre-qualified patients to investigate their digestive issues promptly. He is available for consultations and procedures at Samford Road Day Hospital and Westside Private Hospital.

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Speciality: General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery
Appointments: 0482 989 063
Fax: 07 4807 6161
Email: drmingho@protonmail.com
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin & English

Dr Ming Ho completed general surgical training in Newcastle and obtained his fellowship of the College of Surgeons in Australia (FRACS). He was in the UK to further his training in coloproctology in 2017 and obtained his membership of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) and a fellowship of the College of Surgeons (FRCSEd). Dr Ho is accredited by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) and the Joint Advisory Group on gastrointestinal endoscopy of the UK (JAG) to perform colonoscopy and gastroscopy. He also provides THD® Anopress, a newer technology to manage anorectal problems, such as rectocele, faecal incontinence, chronic constipation, anismus, obstructed defecation, rectal prolapse and obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS). This service is currently bulk-billed via Medicare.

Dr Ho’s Areas of Practice include:

▪ Colon and Rectum
▪ Cancer surveillance program
▪ Colonoscopy and Gastroscopy
▪ Gallbladder
▪ Haemorrhoids
▪ Hernia repair
▪ Breast
▪ Skin Cancer.

Dr Ming Ho is currently appointed as a staff surgeon at the Princess Charles Hospital and works privately at Samford Road Day Hospital and Greenslopes Private Hospital. Dr Ho also speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Speciality: Gastroenterologist
Appointments: (07) 3883 6701
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

We are pleased to announce Dr Peerbaccus is now consulting and performing procedures at Samford Rd Day Hospital.

Dr Peerbaccus is a dual trained Gastroenterologist and Internal Medicine Specialist. He graduated from the University of Cape Town-South Africa in 2005. Dr Peerbaccus relocated to New Zealand in 2007 where he completed his advanced training in Auckland and was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2018.

He has received extensive training in General Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Liver Diseases, Motility Disorders and Functional Disorders. Dr Peerbaccus relocated to North Brisbane in 2020 and consults privately at North Lakes Day Hospital where he provides a wide range of services in General Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He performs Colonoscopy & Gastroscopic procedures at North Lakes Day Hospital.

Dr Peerbaccus has a special interest in:
• Microscopic Colitis
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease
• Coeliac Disease
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
• Liver Disorders
• Haemorrhoid Banding
• Bowel Cancer Screening
• Therapeutic Endoscopy
• Gastric Balloon for weight loss

Dr Peerbaccus takes pride in being known as a passionate, caring person and aims to provide the highest standard of care to each and every patient. He is fluent in French, Creole and English. Please contact him via the details above for consultation or urgent advice.

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Speciality: Oral & Maxillofacial
Appointments: 07 3308 9312
Email: contact@queenstreetspecialists.com.au

Originally from Toowoomba, Dr Keenan moved to the Gold Coast to complete his Bachelor of Biomedical Science at Griffith University. He then commenced medical school at Bond University which included time spent working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA.

In 2009, he completed his medical degree and moved to Brisbane where he spent his resident years at the Princess Alexandra Hospital gaining valuable experience in a variety of surgical specialities. 2012 saw Dr Keenan return to the Gold Coast to continue his surgical training where he worked in the General Surgery as well as the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery departments.

Having been exposed to all surgical disciplines, Dr Keenan found his passion lay in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr Keenan subsequently completed seven years of training in this field. This included completing his dental degree at the University of Queensland with First Class Honours and being awarded the George Christensen Memorial Prize for Highest Overall Mark in Oral Surgery. During this time he also completed his Masters in Trauma Science through the Queen Mary University of London where he published his thesis on the utilisation of 3D printing for the management of orbital fractures. 

Following this, Dr Keenan was accepted onto the prestigious Queensland Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program. The Advanced Surgical Training Program saw him work at many hospitals in Queensland including the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Queensland Children’s Hospital, Mater Public Hospital and Townsville Hospital. In 2021, Dr Keenan was awarded his Specialty Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery FRACDS(OMS). Dr Keenan is an internationally published author in the fields of facial trauma, oral pathology and the use of new technologies in facial surgery. He currently practices both privately and publicly and holds appointments at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Ipswich Hospital where he works to train the new generation of surgeons.

Dr Keenan has a gentle and caring nature with the ability to put his patients at ease.

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BDS (Syd), BMed (Newc), FRACDS (OMS)

Speciality: Oral and Maxillofacial
Phone: (07) 3308 9312
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

Dr Burgess is a specialist Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon with a special interest in Temporomandibular Joint surgery and Orthognathic surgery. He currently has appointments at The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and the Queensland Children’s Hospital as well as a private practice in Brisbane.

Originally from Maitland, NSW, Michael finished school at St Joseph’s College in Sydney before completing Dentistry at Sydney University. After working with his father in Newcastle as a dentist for 2 years Michael went back to medical school at Newcastle University.

After completing his formal medical training in Newcastle Michael started Oral and Maxillofacial surgical training, working in Sydney, Perth and Brisbane.

After training, Michael completed a specialist fellowship in Melbourne with Dr George Dimitroulis, a world leader in his field of Temporomandibular Joint surgery. As part of this training Michael also trained with Orthognathic surgeons Dr Patricia Bordbar, Dr Joseph Gunn and Dr Ricky Kumar gaining significant experience in Orthognathic Surgery, particularly asymmetric facial deformities using Virtual Surgical Planning.

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Speciality: Oral & Maxillofacial
Phone: (07) 3063 7666
Email: info@maxfac.com.au

Associate Professor Lynham completed his surgical training in Maxillofacial surgery here in Queensland. A Fellowship visit to Switzerland enabled him to gain further experience in this fascinating surgical field.

Associate Professor Lynhams’ practice includes dento-alveolar surgery, dental implants, wisdom teeth and oro-facial pathology. Associate Professor Lynham holds academic posts as an Associate Professor at the University of Queensland School of Medicine.

He has published widely and speaks locally at many surgical conferences.

Dr Lynham practices at Queensland Maxillofacial Group: 8 Vine St Greenslopes QLD 4120

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Speciality: Gastroenterology
Phone: (07) 3833 6701
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

Dr Zad completed his medical training at the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran 2002. He continued his basic Physician training in New South Wales and completed his Gastroenterology advanced traineeship in Queensland and New South Wales.

He was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2018 and is accredited with the Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA) for gastroscopy and colonoscopy. He is currently appointed as a consultant Gastroenterologist at Caboolture Hospital and STAR Herston.

Dr Zad consults on a broad range of gastroenterological conditions including Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Motility disorder, Liver Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Coeliac Disease and Bowel Cancer Screening.

Special Interests:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Motility Disorder
  • Liver Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Bowel Cancer Screening

Ali is passionate about research and his research has been published in various scientific journals. He is also active in teaching medical students and junior trainees. Individualised care and furthering tertiary level care is Dr Zad’s priority in practicing medicine. He is fluent in Persian and English.

Dr Ali Zad


Speciality: Oral & Maxillofacial
Phone: 07 3832 3232
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

Dr Mansour arrived in Australia with his family in 1999 with ENT specialist qualifications and then decided to specialise in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery because of the great passion he had for surgery on facial trauma.

Dr Mansour commenced his dental degree as a mandatory requirement for training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2000 at Sydney University. He graduated with an Honours Degree in 2004 and was awarded the prize for competency in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine. He commenced his maxillofacial specialist training in 2005 in Victoria for one year then joined the Queensland training program for another three years. He completed his Specialist training in January 2009 and was admitted to the Fellowship of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr Mansour has been working in private practice and worked at the University of Queensland since the completion of his training. He practices all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery including impacted teeth, facial trauma, facial deformity, and oral pathology with a special interest in full mouth rehabilitation with dental implants. He currently holds an adjunct associate professor position in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Dental School, University of Queensland, teaching the future dentists and maxillofacial registrars in training to be specialists.

Dr Mansour lectures extensively at the dental school and other educational venues in the fields of general medicine, general surgery, oral surgery, bone grafting and head and neck anatomy. He supervised a number of courses including orthognathic surgery and head and neck dissection courses. Dr Mansour also teaches extensively hands-on courses in dental implants for general dentists.

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Speciality: Oral & Maxillofacial
Phone: 07 3832 3232
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

Dr Terence Alexander qualified with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1987 and received the PROSSA prize for clinical fixed prosthodontics and the Lester Brown award in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery. After serving 2 years in the military as a Lieutenant, he was selected and completed a Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in South Africa in 1995. In 1997 he graduated with a Master’s degree in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of the Witwatersrand. He was awarded the Medal of the South African Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons for the most outstanding candidate in the final fellowship examination. His training and experience in South Africa has offered him extensive exposure to the treatment of severe maxillofacial injuries, gunshot injuries to the facial region, advanced oral pathology, reconstructive surgery, oral surgery, dental implantology and orthognathic surgery.

Dr Alexander entered private practice in 1995, with a special interest in orthognathic surgery. He also joined the staff in the division of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery in 1995 as a part time consultant in Orthognathic surgery, becoming head of the Orthognathic Surgery unit at the Johannesburg Hospital in 2000 until his immigration to Australia, with his wife and three sons, in 2008. During this period, he kept his academic ties as an examiner for the College of Medicine of South Africa, was part of the postgraduate selection committee and lectured to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

His training has been strongly influenced by his peers and attendance at local and international meetings, particularly in the field of orthognathic surgery. He enjoys interacting and sharing his passion for life changing orthognathic surgery with undergraduate and postgraduate colleagues alike. He has presented lectures to students at the University of Queensland and at Griffith University, on orthognathic surgery, preprosthetic surgery, salivary gland conditions, oral surgery and dental implantology.

After obtaining registration as an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon in Australia, Terence has worked in private practice in Brisbane since 2010. He also has an appointment as a senior lecturer and course coordinator in the Discipline of Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, at the University of Queensland, where he continues to encourage and tutor young students starting their professional careers.

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Speciality: General & Colorectal
Phone: (07) 3833 6794
Email: bookings@montserrat.com.au

Dr Goonetilleke graduated from medical school in 2000 before completing general and colorectal surgical training in the United Kingdom. He subsequently completed his FRCS (Gen Surg) in 2013. Dr Goonetilleke relocated to Australia in 2015 where he obtained FRACS.

Dr Goonetilleke has diverse research interests; including varied aspects of cancer of the GI tract. In 2009 he was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine for his research from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Dr Goonetilleke has been widely published. He has presented at national and international conferences and has been the recipient of a research grant.

Dr Goonetilleke is a member of GESA and offers a broad range of surgery for patients; with a commitment to personalised high quality surgical care. He is also a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain.

Special interests:

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Haemorrhoid treatment
  • Bowel, colorectal, gall bladder and hernia surgery
  • Skin cancer and melanoma treatment
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