Medical Practice at Epworth

Specialists at Epworth HealthCare are supported by the Medical Workforce team, led by the Executive Director Academic & Medical and the Group Manager, Medical Workforce.

The Medical Workforce team works to provide a high level of administrative services and support to all Epworth medical staff. The team ensures that cooperative relationships are developed and maintained between specialists and key stakeholders in line with Epworth values, and strategic and operational objectives.


The views of accredited specialists are heard through the Medical Advisory Committees in each Epworth division.

Peter J Dohrmann Medal

Applications are now open for the annual Peter J Dohrmann Award.

The Peter J Dohrmann Award has been established to support the professional development of Epworth medical practitioners. A study and travel grant up to the value of $10,000 will be awarded to the successful applicant for the purposes of enhancing knowledge and/or expertise, to be taken during the following 12 months.

The Award recognises the significant contribution of Associate Professor Peter J Dohrmann made to Epworth HealthCare and to patients during his ten years of services as Epworth HealthCare’s Executive Director Medical Services and twenty five years as a neurosurgeon.

To Apply

All applications will be considered in strict confidence.

Medical Appointment to Practice 

Epworth HealthCare has over 2,500 doctors participating in a wide variety of specialties across its campuses. All doctors who work at Epworth HealthCare require formal appointment to practice in accordance with the provision of the Epworth Foundation By-Laws.

​​Further information on applying to undertake clinical practice


Commitment to Education and Training


Epworth HealthCare is a teaching hospital, and is building the resources and facilities to educate current and future clinicians.


Through the teaching hospital framework, academic leadership is provided by the Academic Chairs and the Directors of Clinical Institutes, who facilitate undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, enhanced research activities, peer reviews and clinical audits.


This in turn provides results in improved patient treatment, innovation and outcomes. Epworth HealthCare expects its credentialed specialists to participate in teaching activities.


For further information on the medical leadership framework and programs, select from the list below:



(03) 9426 6956


Surgical Assistants

(03) 9516 2230


Junior Medical Staff

(03) 9426 6226


Manager Medical Workforce

Denise Alister

(03) 9426 6189