Andrew Still
Dr Andrew Still

Director of Surgery

Dr Andrew Still is a VMO in General & Colorectal surgery at Wollongong and Shellharbour Hospitals, and also operates regularly at Wollongong Private Hospital, Wollongong day surgery and Shellharbour Private Hospital. Dr Still is a senior lecturer at The University of Wollongong. His interests include bowel cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, hernia repair, endoscopy/colonoscopy and laparoscopic surgery.

Soni Putnis
Dr Soni Putnis

Director of General Surgery

Dr Soni Putnis is a VMO in Colorectal & General Surgery. She practices in both the public and the private hospitals in the Illawarra, with her practice based at Wollongong Surgical Associates. Dr Putnis specialises in the diagnosis, treatment and management of benign and malignant conditions of the lower GI tract. She has a particular…

Bruce Ashford
Dr Bruce Ashford

Director of Head & Neck Surgery

Dr Bruce Ashford is a Head & Neck and Endocrine surgeon. His main areas of interest are cancer surgery of the head & neck, including thyroid benign disease. He established the microvascular reconstructive service for head and neck cancer in the Illawarra. In addition to practising in both the public and private systems, he is currently…

Dr. James Wykes

Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon

Dr James Wykes is a Head and Neck Surgeon. He trained as a General Surgeon in Sydney before undertaking fellowships in Head and Neck Surgery including Microvascular Reconstruction at Liverpool Hospital and the Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute at Royal Prince Alfred and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Hospitals. He then underwent a further 12-month fellowship with the Maxillofacial unit at St George’s Hospital in London, England, specializing in head and neck cancer surgery.

Tanya Selak
Dr Tanya Selak

Consultant Anaesthetist

Dr Tanya Selak is a Specialist Anaesthetist. She provides anaesthesia services for patients at Wollongong Private Hospital, Wollongong and Shellharbour Public Hospitals and Wollongong Day Surgery. She trained in Auckland and London. Dr Selak combines her busy clinical practice with her leadership role as Codirector of Anaesthesia at Wollongong and Shellharbour Hospitals. She enjoys the challenge…

Dr Robert McCurdie

Practice Director

Dr Robert McCurdie is a stalwart Illawarra medical practicioner.  He has been offering the highest level of professional surgical care for over 30 years in the Wollongong and south Sydney region.  Dr McCurdie specialises in small bowel and hernia repair, as well as having a wealth of experience in all general surgical procedures.

Adrian Sjarif
Dr Adrian Sjarif

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Dr Adrian Sjarif has commenced practice at Wollongong Surgical Associates.  Dr Sjarif trained in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Sydney, followed by a 12-month fellowship in reconstructive surgery in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York and aesthetic surgery at the Marienhospital in Germany. He has a special interest in reconstructive & aesthetic breast surgery,…