We are a 100% Australian owned social purpose business that is also active in the field of telehealth specialist care, body composition management and biomarker research. All of TeleMed’s imaging departments have achieved full accreditation against the full suite of standards under Diagnostic Accreditation Imaging Scheme, regulated by the Department of Human Services. TeleMed is also accredited for training and all clinical staff are fully registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority.
We are also excited to have been awarded BCorp certification. B Corp certified businesses align their goals with interests of the local community to improve social equity and TeleMed is the first health organisation in Western Australia to meet the strict criteria to achieve this accreditation.
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Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Born and raised in Australind, Lisa was awarded scholarships from the WA Health Department and the Long Tan Bursary to study at the University of South Australia in medical radiation. After graduation, she completed her training at the Dept. of Nuclear Medicine at Royal Perth Hospital and worked in pathology before returning to the south-west to provide nuclear medicine at Imaging The South in 2003.
Lisa is a very experienced nuclear medicine technologist who also provides DEXA scanning at our Busselton rooms.
Jack graduated from University of Newcastle and was the inaugural recipient of TeleMed's scholarship intern program in 2015. Following sabbatical in the UK, working at various London NHS and private nuclear medicine departments, jack returned to Western Australia to join our team's expansion. He is proficient in all aspects of SPECT/CT and PET/CT imaging and stress testing practice.
Peter is a graduate of University of Sydney and was awarded his Masters in telemedicine in 2006. Following training at Sydney Adventist Hospital, Wahroonga, he coordinated rheumatology research at the Nuclear Medicine Dept, Queen Elizabeth Military Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corp, London during 1995/6, and undertook further training at Concord General Repatriation Hospital in Sydney, with particular interest in nuclear cardiology and lung ventilation studies. He helped establish Western Australia’s first non-metropolitan nuclear medicine service in 1997 and was also the Director of Information Technology at Imaging The South, which pioneered teleradiology in rural WA. As Director of Nuclear Medicine, Peter helped facilitate the establishment and operation of the commonwealth funded PET/CT centre at SJoG Bunbury in 2013. His PhD’s ongoing research is focussed on biomarkers and secondary prevention in cardiovascular disease in rural communities. In 2011, he was first among equals 40 under 40 winner, Telstra Business Awards finalist in 2014, co-founder and past president of RAINS (www.rains.asn.au) and made a fellow of the Australian College of Health Informatics in 2018. He founded TeleMed in 2005.
Dr. Laura Groombridge
General and Nuclear Medicine Physician, Teleradiology
Dr Laura Groombridge works at Hollywood Private Hospital and Peel Health Campus in Perth, Western Australia as a General Physician and Nuclear Medicine Physician. She also undertakes locum nuclear medicine work and remote reporting (teleradiology) with TeleMed.
Laura received her MBBS from The University of Western Australia in 1994. She attained FRACP specialising in Nuclear Medicine, commencing advanced training at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital in 2002. In 2003 she undertook a year of clinical and research work in Metabolic bone disease with Professor Richard Prince at SCGH. She subsequently undertook a Fellowship in PET (Positron Emission Tomography) at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne in 2004. She has a special interest in Nuclear Cardiology, Endocrinology and PET/CT.
Laura has been a clinical mentor and examiner at Notre Dame University Fremantle, and a senior lecturer at the University of Western Australia. She is committed to providing ongoing medical education to students and trainees and is a currently a clinical mentor for the RACP.
A/Prof Nat Lenzo
Acute/General Medicine Physician and Nuclear Medicine Specialist
BMedSc (Hon), Bsc/MBBS, MMed, EMBA, MHSMgt, FRACP
Nat graduated from UWA in 1990 and completed his physicians training in 2000. Nat completed a fellowship in nuclear medicine, including PET/CT imaging, at the University of Michigan and was head of department in Nuclear Medicine at Royal Perth Hospital and as coordinator of the PET Centre at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA’s first PET service. He helped to establish the first and only cyclotron in Perth, at SCGH in 2003. He is currently practicing in General and Nuclear Medicine at FSH, in General Medicine at SJoG Murdoch and in Molecular Imaging at Hollywood Private Hospital. He holds the position of Clinical Associate Professor in Medicine and is Clinical Team Leader (Imaging) for the McCusker Foundation in Alzheimer’s Disease Research and he has been involved in the concept, development and set up cyclotron facilities in Perth and Jakarta and PET facilities in Perth, Jakarta and Bunbury.