Executive Director Academic and Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer

The Executive Director Academic and Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer is responsible for medical services, medical workforce strategy, Clinical Institutes, clinical governance, research and professoriate, clinical education and clinical outcomes and analytics across the organisation.

The Executive Director Academic and Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer is:

A/Prof Dr Luis Prado
MBBS FRACMA FRACGP FCHSM FISQua FAAQHC FACHE FACMQ GradDipSpMed

Phone: 03 9426 8818
Email: [email protected]

Directors of Medical Services

There is a Director of medical services appointed to each Epworth hospital or site. Each Director of medical services assists in the management of clinician issues, clinical governance, credentialing, teaching, research activities and strategic planning and development.

Medical Director  Site  Phone  Email
Dr Debra O'Brien Epworth Richmond 03 9426 6395 [email protected]
Dr Vivek Nigam Epworth Freemasons 03 9483 3593 [email protected]
Mr Alan Crosthwaite Epworth Eastern 03 8807 7100 [email protected]
Professor John Olver Epworth Rehabilitation 03 9426 8769 [email protected]
Dr Graham Wong Epworth Clinic mental health 03 9805 4309 [email protected]
Dr Luis Prado Epworth Hawthorn 03 9426 8818 [email protected]
Dr Matt Ryan Epworth Geelong 03 5271 7134 [email protected]

Clinical Institutes

Clinical Institutes bring together practitioners across Epworth related to a specific disease or organ system for education, process improvement, research, audit and training of medical students.

Group Manager, Clinical Institutes & Medical Audit

Steven McConchie
Phone: 03 9426 8907
Email: [email protected]

Appointment to practice

Specialist appointments

For queries regarding your specialist appointment application, please email: [email protected]

Surgical assistant appointments

For queries regarding surgical assistance, please email: [email protected]

Junior medical appointments

For queries, please contact the Junior Medical Workforce Team on 03 9426 6956 or email: [email protected]

On-call rosters

Emergency on-call rosters coordinator

Phone: 03 9426 8809
Fax: 03 9914 8760
Email: [email protected]

Useful contacts

Epworth IT Service Desk 

Business hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm
Phone: 03 9426 6000
Email: [email protected]

After hours: Monday to Friday 6:00pm to 08:00am, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

Research Development and Governance Unit

Email: [email protected]

Knowledge Services

Epworth Knowledge Services (library)

Epworth Richmond: 03 9426 6134 
Epworth Geelong: 03 5271 7888
Email: [email protected] 
Web: knowledgeservices.epworth.org.au