Meet Our Specialists
Professor Paul Bird
BMed (Hons),FRACP, PhD, Grad Dip MRI
Paul Bird has over twenty years’ experience in treating rheumatic disease, with particular expertise in Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis. Professor Bird received his medical degree with Honours from the University of Newcastle, and he completed his physician and rheumatology training in Sydney.
A/Professor Fredrick Joshua
MBBS, FRACP, PhD, Grad Cert U/S, CCPU
A/Prof Fred Joshua is a dedicated physician for the treatment of rheumatic diseases. He has an expertise in rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis having completed a PhD in the use of ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis and presenting research internationally in these areas.
Dr Arvin Damodaran
Dr Arvin Damodaran is a consultant rheumatologist and medical educator based in Randwick, Sydney. He is in private practice at Rheumatology Specialist Care at the Randwick rooms, and has an appointment to the Prince of Wales Hospital (POWH), Randwick, where he provides specialist on-call, inpatient and outpatient services.
Dr Ilana Ginges
Dr Ginges is a Rheumatologist with expertise in all types of arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, gout and lupus. Caring for women with arthritis throughout the childbearing years and beyond is a particular area of interest. Her paediatric training gives her good insights into treating young adults with arthritis as they transition from childhood.
Dr Alexandra Capon
Dr Alexandra Capon prides herself on being a compassionate communicator. She believes in the importance of managing the person as a whole, not just the condition. Dedicated to helping people with a wide range of rheumatic conditions, she has a particular interest in inflammatory arthritis (Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Gout).
Dr Tien Tay
MBBS (Hons) MMed FRACP
Tien Tay is committed to providing the highest level of clinical care for rheumatic disease. He is skilled in all aspects of rheumatic disease and has a special interest in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and systemic vasculitis, including Giant cell arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica.
Dr Cathie Lane
Dr Cathie Lane provides nephrology services within Integrated Specialist Medical Care as well as holding a position of staff specialist at St. George Public Hospital.
Dr Lane completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney (BPharm) before pursuing her medical studies at the University of Newcastle. After completing her specialisation as a nephrologist, she pursued a PhD at the University of New South Wales in medical education and has since held positions with the University of New South Wales as an educator.