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Advisory Panels

MIGA has established Advisory Panels, comprised of selected clients that are representative of our large and diverse client base.

The Panels help guide our delivery of client-focussed outcomes in all areas of our business by, providing suggestions, feedback and advice to MIGA at meetings held throughout the course of the year.

The Panels are an essential resource for MIGA and enable us to engage with our clients to better understand their views and experiences.
The role of our Advisory Panels is to:
  • Provide guidance on strategies for promoting MIGA to assist growth and retention of business
  • Be a reference point for advice on insurance and membership matters as they relate to the profession
  • Keep MIGA informed of our clients views about our organisation and our products and services
  • Provide intelligence to MIGA on matters impacting the profession that may be relevant to medical indemnity and developments in the medical indemnity market
  • Keep MIGA informed on key developments at a College and specialty level, on both a national and state basis
  • Provide feedback on ideas, issues and other matters which arise in relation to our products and services to ensure we continue to respond to our clients' needs.

MIGA Advisory Panel Members

  • South Australia

    Chair: Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus
    Dr Tony Barbaro – Resident Medical Officer
    Dr Adelaide Boylan – General Practice – Non procedural
    Dr Verity Cooper – General Practice – Non procedural
    Dr Robert Fitridge – Vascular Surgery
    Dr Matthew Holman – Cosmetic Surgery
    Dr Stephen Holmes – Obstetrics
    Dr Kym Horsell – Urology
    Dr Matthew Hutchinson – Orthopaedic Surgery
    Dr Christine Lai – General Surgery
    Dr Andrew Lavender – Anaesthesia
    Mr Matthew McConnell – Salaried Medical Officer
    Dr James Moore – General Surgery
    Dr Richard Pope – Orthopaedic Surgery
    Dr Matthew Rackham – Salaried Medical Officer
    Dr Cathy Reid – Dermatology
    Dr Prash Sanders – Cardiology
    Dr Robert Singleton – Anaesthesia
    Dr Peter Wormald – ENT
  • New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory

    Chair: Dr Andrew Pesce
    Dr Ron Bezic – Cosmetic Surgeon
    Dr David Bollinger – Anaesthesia
    Dr Costa Boyages – General Practice – VMO Palliative Care
    Dr Sean Davis – General Surgery Registrar
    Dr Emma Fenech – Resident Medical Officer
    Dr Brian Harrisberg – Ophthalmology
    Dr Jill Harrisberg – General Practice – Non procedural
    Dr Lai Heng Foong – Emergency Medicine Specialist
    Dr Kate Kearney – Salaried Medical Officer in Training (Cardiology Registrar)
    Dr Menolly Lee – PGY2 
    Dr Steven Leibman – General Surgery
    Dr Andreas Loefler – Orthopaedic Surgery
    Dr Jasmin Tilling – Basic Physician Trainee
    Dr Michael van der Griend – Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    Dr Riya Wadhwa – Resident Medical Officer
  • Victoria

    Chair: Dr Stephen Parnis
    Mr Simon Banting – General Surgery
    Dr Emma Choong – Intern
    Dr Simon Crowley – General Surgery
    Dr Palmyra De Banks – General Practitioner
    Dr Tony Dicker – General Practice – Non procedural
    Dr Rachel Goh – Doctor-in-Training
    Dr Patrick Hughes – Anaesthesia
    Mr Bernard Lynch – Orthopaedic Surgery
    Dr Julie Miller – Endocrine Surgery
    Dr Nigel Munday – Surgical Assist
    Dr Wei Ming Ooi – Breast Surgery
    Dr Simon Permezel – Ophthalmology
    Dr Patrick Tansley – Cosmetic Surgeon
    Dr Chris Wriedt – Radiology
    Dr Renee Zeng – Resident Medical Officer
  • Queensland

    Chair: Professor Owen Ung
    Dr Andrew Apel – Ophthalmology
    Dr Nicholas Bryant – Radiology
    Dr Anna Burrows – Gynaecology
    Dr Andrew Clarke – Cardio-thoracic Surgery
    Dr Toby Cohen – Vascular Surgery
    Dr Ben Green – General Surgery
    Dr Geoffrey Holt – Cardiology
    Dr Chris Jackson – Anaesthesia
    Dr Cassandra Joyce – Intensive Care Junior Registrar
    Dr Lawrence Malisano – Orthopaedic Surgery
    Dr Patrick Tansley – Cosmetic Surgeon
    Dr Nicholas Tsang – Registrar – Diagnostic/Interventional Radiology
    Dr Katherine Williams – General Practice

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