Meet the
ace specialists

Our experienced specialists come from a diverse range of backgrounds, represent a variety of specialties and share a common objective to provide excellent specialist care.

Dr Michael Tjeuw

Dr Michael Tjeuw

Consultant Rheumatologist

Available at: Wahroonga & Tamworth

Dr Tjeuw is founder and owner of ace specialists. He studied medicine at the University of New South Wales and has trained across a number of major tertiary teaching hospitals in Sydney before commencing his training with the Royal Australian College of Physicians. He undertook specialty training in Rheumatology at Royal Newcastle Centre, The Prince of Wales and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals.

Upon gaining his fellowship to the RACP, Dr Tjeuw has been committed to providing the highest level of Rheumatological care in the private sector. Dr Tjeuw provides a clinical service to inpatients at Sydney Adventist Hospital, affectionately known as the The San. Dr Tjeuw is committed to providing specialist access in regional and rural NSW, and so visits Tamworth. Dr Tjeuw enjoys the diagnostic challenges and the systemic nature of rheumatology.

Dr Tjeuw is passionate about medical education. He completed a Graduate Certificate in Health Professionals Education through Monash University in 2013. He has a Clinical Lecturer appointment with the University of Sydney and hopes to continue to be involved with medical student and doctor in training medical education.

Special interests include:

  • Early management of inflammatory arthritis
  • Pulmonary hypertension

Dr Tjeuw sees himself as a clinician who provides the highest level of evidence based comprehensive care whilst being practical and down to earth.

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Dr Sunny Randhawa

Hip, Knee and Trauma Surgeon

Available at: Wahroonga

Dr Sunny Randhawa is an Australian trained orthopaedic surgeon providing surgery and treatment of the hip and knee.

Dr Sunny Randhawa grew up in Canberra, where he completed his Higher School Certificate. He was then awarded a seat to study medicine at the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, after which he returned to his native Canberra to commence his junior medical career.

On moving to Sydney, Dr Randhawa was selected to participate in the NSW orthopaedic training scheme where he undertook rotations in Newcastle, Gosford and the rural posts of Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour. In Sydney he worked at Concord, Royal Prince Alfred, Fairfield and Liverpool hospitals. He then completed his orthopaedic trauma training at NSW’s two busiest units, John Hunter Hospital and Liverpool Hospital.

After attaining specialist qualifications and obtaining his FRACS (Orth), Dr Randhawa pursued further fellowship training in complex hip and knee arthroplasty and orthopaedic trauma at St Vincent’s Hospitals in Sydney. He was then selected for the highly-sought-after hip arthroscopy and anterior hip replacement fellowship in Melbourne under A/Prof John O’Donnell, President of the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy. At this time he mastered the techniques used to manage sports hip conditions such as femoro-acetabular impingement, ligamentum teres and labral tears, gluteal tendinopathy and hip replacement in the younger adult.

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A/Prof Sumit Raniga

Shoulder and Elbow Specialist

Available at: Wahroonga

Associate Professor Sumit Raniga is a subspecialist orthopaedic shoulder and elbow surgeon with three years of dedicated clinical and research fellowships in world-renowned centres of excellence in shoulder and elbow surgery. He is an outstanding communicator who is trained to provide the highest standard of evidence-based treatment of shoulder and elbow problems with compassion and empathy. His world-class training allows him to offer his patients contemporary knowledge and technical expertise of the highest standard with a patient centred approach. He specialises in both open and arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder and elbow reconstruction and joint replacement surgery.

 

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Dr Alister Ramachandran

Pain Physician

Available at: Wahroonga

Dr. Alister Ramachandran is an Australian trained specialist in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine. He has been extensively trained in the fields of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in various healthcare systems; India, UK & Ireland, New Zealand and Australia.

Dr. Ramachandran was awarded dual specialist qualifications in the field of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in both Australia and Ireland. He has a special interest in the Interventional Pain Medicine and has completed the World Institute of Pain certification (FIPP); which is the highest level of accreditation in the field of interventional pain management.

He has over 19 years of experience in Anaesthesia and he has been helping patients with chronic pain for the last 10 years. During this period, he has learnt various approaches in treating patients and applies the best available, incorporating evidence based medicine in the field of pain medicine.

He is the Director of the multidisciplinary pain service at Westmead hospital and has hospital appointments in pain medicine and anaesthesia at Nepean Hospital. He is passionate about Pain Medicine and is actively involved with the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) as a supervisor for post graduate pain trainees and a Faculty of Pain Medicine examiner. He is also dedicated to research in this challenging field, has authored book chapters, presented widely in the field of pain medicine and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Sydney University.

 

Sydney Pulmonary Hypertension Specialists

Sydney Pulmonary Hypertension Specialists consists of seven consultant physicians. Two cardiologists, two respiratory and sleep physicians and three rheumatologists with a particular interest and subspeciality training in this rare condition.

We hold multidisciplinary clinics which alternate monthly at Macquarie University Hospital and ace specialists.

Cardiologists

A/Prof Martin Brown
Dr Katrina Adorini

Respiratory and
Sleep Physicians

Dr Amy McLean
Dr Ben Ng

Rheumatologists

A/Prof Fredrick Joshua
Dr Michael Tjeuw
A/Prof Vivek Thakkar

Appointments

For information on how to book an appointment, please visit our contact page.