Dr Sameer Kaul<br /><font size="3">MBBS FRACP</font>

Dr Sameer Kaul

Respiratory & Sleep Physician

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Dr Sameer Kaul completed his undergraduate medical degree in New Delhi, India before coming to Australia and completing his basic training as a general physician at both Frankston hospital and The Alfred hospital. He acquired broad experience in all aspects of Internal Medicine with placements in various metropolitan, suburban and rural hospitals, including Rosebud, Sandringham, Shepparton and Mildura Base Hospital.

Dr Kaul returned to work as the Senior Medical Registrar at The Alfred hospital. He then went on to complete his advanced training in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, at both the Alfred and Frankston hospitals. Dr Kaul has since returned to the Peninsula as a consultant Respiratory Physician.

Dr Kaul is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians having specialised in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine. He is also a current member of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Dr Kaul’s interests include all facets of Respiratory and Sleep medicine with a concentration in chronic lung disease, diagnostic assessments in lung cancer and sleep –related respiratory disorders including non-invasive ventilation. At PASO, he is an integral attendee of our multi-disciplinary meetings as he is in charge of our rapid lung cancer diagnosis and assessment program, which allows patients with suspected lung cancer to receive the appropriate tests in a timely fashion.

Dr Juan Mulder<br /><font size="3">MBChB FRACP</font>

Dr Juan Mulder

Respiratory & Sleep Physician

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Dr Juan Mulder is a Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Physician. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian Society of Physicians, a member of the Thoracic Society of Australia and a Registered Polysomnographist.

He has a particular interest in sleep disorders, especially complex disorders such as insomnia, parasomnia, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome and sleep apnoea. He is a firm believer in a multimodal approach to managing sleep disorders, given their frequently complex nature. Thus, he undertook additional training in Intensive Care, to enable him to manage complex modes of invasive and non-invasive ventilation, as well as treating critically ill patients.

He is an adept thoracic physician and does bronchoscopy, bronchoscopic interventions (lung valves), endobronchial ultrasound, lung function test reporting, thoracic ultrasound and intercostal catheter insertion. He also manages the workup of lung nodules and abnormal x rays or CT chest imaging.
He has a public appointment with Peninsula Health and works at both Frankston Public Hospital and Peninsula Private Hospital.

Dr Amir Zangiabadi<br /><font size="3">MD, FRACP</font>

Dr Amir Zangiabadi

Respiratory & Sleep Physician

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Dr Amir Zangiabadi is a Consultant Respiratory Physician and Interventional Pulmonologist. He currently holds public appointments in Respiratory Medicine at Frankston Hospital and consults across a number of private practices including Frankston and Holmesglen Private Hospitals.

He obtained fellowship of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2016, undertaking his training in Respiratory medicine at Flinders Medical Centre and The Royal Adelaide Hospital in South Australia, with a fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine at Monash Medical Centre.

He gained further experience in the field of lung cancer and pleural diseases by completing a Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK.

Amir has an interest in all respiratory disorders and is adept in the management of patients with a broad mix of respiratory conditions including chronic cough, Asthma, COPD, Bronchiectasis and Interstitial Lung Disease. His special interests are in pleural disease and interventional pulmonology with skills in minimally invasive methods of diagnosing and staging lung cancer, and management of pleural infection and malignancies. He performs diagnostic in-room chest ultrasound, chest drain insertion, bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Local Anaesthetic Video Thoracoscopy, and Indwelling Pleural Catheter insertions for management of refractory pleural effusions.

Amir is Iranian by birth and is fluent in both English and Farsi.

Mark Katugampola

Mark Katugampola

Respiratory Scientist


PASO Medical’s on site Lung Function test facility allows for a streamlined patient diagnosis in suspected Lung Cancer cases and other medical conditions.

Lung function tests are performed by our Respiratory Scientists, with patient results and reports presented by our Respiratory Physicians.

Investigations into Lung Capacity, signs of obstruction (including the effects of Ventolin) and Oxygen transfer via breath analysis, are useful in assessing patients who have Lung Cancer or Neuromuscular Weakness.

Lung Function tests also help to diagnose Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) resulting in improved management of these conditions by our Respiratory & Sleep Physicians.