AProf-Ganju

A/Prof Vinod Ganju MBBS, FRACP
Medical Oncologist and Clinical Haematologist

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A/Prof Vinod Ganju graduated in Medicine at the University of Western Australia. He pursued his interest in Medical Oncology with post-graduate training in Perth and subsequently completed a Fellowship in Haematology and Oncology at the Mayo Clinic in the USA. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as well as being an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, The Haematology Society of Australia & New Zealand, European Society of Medical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research.

A/Prof Ganju treats a broad range of cancers and has been consulting on the Peninsula for over 20 years. As the Managing Director of Peninsula and Southeast Oncology (PASO) and previous Medical Director of the Peninsula Oncology Centre, A/Prof Ganju has passionately coordinated and contributed to the growth in oncology-related services on the Mornington Peninsula; particularly with his role as co-developer of the purpose-built day hospital, Frankston Private.

A/Prof Ganju is keenly involved in both national and international research groups where clinicians can collaborate on various clinical trials and research programs. At PASO, A/Prof Ganju is the principal investigator for PASO’s many clinical trials, with research interests being predominantly Lung and Breast Cancer.

A/Prof Ganju also consults at both Rosebud and East Bentleigh consulting rooms on a fortnightly basis.

Dr-Sewak

Dr Sanjeev Sewak MBBS, FRACP
Medical Oncologist

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Dr Sanjeev Sewak graduated from Melbourne University with an MBBS. He then trained in Internal Medicine and later Medical Oncology and received his Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

He is an active member of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, Victorian Clinical Oncology Group, Australian and New Zealand Urological Prostate Group, Australian and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr Sewak spent two years in New York, USA dedicating his time to post-graduate research and training in Oncology at New York University Medical Centre in Manhattan.

On returning to Australia he worked in, Sydney, Wollongong and Geelong before joining PASO in 2009 as a consultant Medical Oncologist. Dr Sewak also works at Peninsula Health and has a broad range of experience in all tumour types. His research interests include Genitourinary Malignancy and Lung and Breast cancers. He has also been a Lead Investigator in a number of studies involving Prostate, Renal and Bladder cancers at both PASO and Peninsula Health.

Dr-Markman

Dr Ben Markman MBBS (Hons), FRACP
Medical Oncologist

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Dr Ben Markman is a Medical Oncologist with primary interests in cancers of the lung, gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts, as well as melanoma. He is also strongly committed to research where he endeavours to bring new cancer treatment options to patients.

Dr Markman graduated from medicine at Monash University and became a medical oncologist via the Victorian Medical Oncology Training Program. He also completed a fellowship in early stage clinical trials and translational research in Barcelona, Spain where he gained expertise in drug development processes critical to novel cancer therapies.

In 2010, Dr Markman joined the PASO team as a consultant Medical Oncologist. He has established himself as an expert in his tumour streams of interest. His time is dedicated to the health of both public and private patients as well as maintaining his involvement in research. He is also employed in the medical oncology unit at the Monash Cancer Centre, Monash Health, where he is head of the Phase I Clinical Trials Program.

Dr-Wu

Dr Min-Ne Wu MBBS, FRACP
Medical Oncologist

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Dr Min-Ne Wu graduated in Medicine at Monash University in Melbourne. She then developed her passion for Pharmacological and Oncological medicine by furthering her studies in the two fields. She underwent post-graduate training in Clinical Pharmacology at Austin Health, and then in Medical Oncology at Royal Hobart Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. Dr Wu then completed a Fellowship in Oncology at Monash Medical Centre, from which she then established herself as a Medical Oncologist.

She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, a member of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr Wu has been a member of the PASO team since 2006 as a consultant Medical Oncologist and is keenly interested in the management of cancers of the Breast, Lung, Prostate and Gastrointestinal Tract, and participates in clinical research of these areas. She has also been the lead investigator at PASO for a number of clinical trials in Melanoma.

Dr-Alamgeer

Dr Muhammad Alamgeer MBBS, MRCP, FRACP
Medical Oncologist

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Dr Muhammad Alamgeer is a Medical Oncologist with interests in solid tumours and clinical trials. He completed his basic physician training in the UK before moving to Australia where he completed his Medical Oncology training at Western Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. Dr Alamgeer is currently employed by the Peter MacCallum and Monash Cancer Centres where he is a lead investigator in several clinical trials.

Dr Alamgeer has completed his Doctor of Medical Science Degree at Monash University where his particular interest is in biomarker discovery and cancer stem cells. He is continuing a number of research projects at Monash Health and the Hudson Institute studying basic biology of thoracic malignancies, especially malignant Mesothelioma.

Dr Alamgeer is a member of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, American Society of Clinical Oncology and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.

Dr Alamgeer joined PASO in 2013 as a consultant Medical Oncologist specialising in Thoracic, Head and Neck cancers and Melanoma. He is also the Lead Investigator in trials related to Mesothelioma and Lung Cancers.

Dr Alamgeer also consults at The Bays Hospital consulting rooms in Mornington on a fortnightly basis.

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Dr Jo Lundy MBBS, FRACP
Medical Oncologist

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Dr Lundy graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery in 2007. She then came to Melbourne and completed her basic physician training at Monash Health, before training as a Medical Oncologist via the Victorian Medical Oncology Training Program.

Dr Lundy subsequently gained fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and is an active member of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr Lundy works as the Clinical Research Fellow in the Monash Health Translation Precinct, predominantly in early phase clinical trials and joined PASO in 2016 as a consultant Medical Oncologist.

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Dr Ramin Gohar MD, FRACP
Medical Oncologist

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Dr Ramin Gohar graduated from medical school with an M.D. degree in 2006. He undertook most of his basic physician training at Eastern Health and completed his training in medical oncology through the Victorian Medical Oncology Training Group in three major teaching hospitals including St Vincent’s Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Monash Medical centre.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, an active member of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr Gohar has a keen interest in research. During his medical oncology training he has been involved in many phase 1, 2, and 3 clinical trials. He works as the Clinical Research Fellow in the Monash Health Translation Precinct, primarily in early phase clinical trials.

Dr Gohar joined PASO in 2017 as a consultant Medical Oncologist with special interests in gastrointestinal, breast and genitourinary cancers.