Our Specialists

At Castlereagh Imaging we pride ourselves on the quality and experience of our caring staff. Our team of imaging specialists covers a broad spectrum of sub-specialties and as such offer the complete range of diagnostic imaging and interventional services.

Castlereagh Imaging is committed to the provision of sub-specialist imaging services and has ensured that the radiology group includes specialists in neurological, musculoskeletal, genitor-urinary, abdominal, and breast imaging as well as interventional procedures.

Dr James Linklater OAM

Radiologist, CEO MBBS (Hons), BMedSc, FRANZCR

Dr James Linklater undertook his undergraduate degree at the University of New South Wales and his radiology training at Concord, Royal North Shore and Royal Prince Alfred hospitals.  He then did a Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship at the Hospital for Special ...

Dr James Linklater undertook his undergraduate degree at the University of New South Wales and his radiology training at Concord, Royal North Shore and Royal Prince Alfred hospitals.  He then did a Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York; part of the Cornell Hospital Group.

Dr Linklater has particular skills in all aspects of musculoskeletal imaging and intervention, and has ongoing research interests in imaging osteoarthritis and imaging of ACL reconstructions.  He has authored 73 publications and 5 book chapters. He was a member of the imaging team at the Sydney Olympics and at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. He is a Consultant Radiologist for the Asian Football Confederation, Football Federation of Australia National Mens and Women’s teams, and a number of professional sports teams in Sydney. He is a past president of the Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group and is an active member of the International Society of Skeletal Radiologists. In 2019 he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia  (OAM) for services to radiology. James became CEO of Castlereagh Imaging and Illawarra Radiology Group in February 2020

Dr Julian Adler

Radiologist MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR

Dr Adler’s primary interests are in radiology of the head and neck and musculoskeletal MRI.  In addition, Dr Adler maintains a strong interest and involvement in radiology informatics and teleradiology.  In February, 2020 Dr Julian Adler was appointed as CEO of Sonic’s Imaging ...

Dr Adler’s primary interests are in radiology of the head and neck and musculoskeletal MRI.  In addition, Dr Adler maintains a strong interest and involvement in radiology informatics and teleradiology.  In February, 2020 Dr Julian Adler was appointed as CEO of Sonic’s Imaging Division.

Dr Marina-Portia Anthony

Radiologist MBBS BSc (Med), MPH, FRANZCR

Dr Marina-Portia Anthony is an Australian trained radiologist, with overseas training and experience from Hong Kong and New York. She graduated from UNSW with MBBS BSc (Med), and from the University of Sydney with Masters of Public Health. She was ...

Dr Marina-Portia Anthony is an Australian trained radiologist, with overseas training and experience from Hong Kong and New York. She graduated from UNSW with MBBS BSc (Med), and from the University of Sydney with Masters of Public Health. She was awarded FRANZCR after radiology training at John Hunter and Prince of Wales Hospitals. She undertook a research fellowship at the University of Hong Kong, and was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor at HKU/ Queen Mary Hospital. Dr Anthony also undertook an abdominal MRI fellowship at Columbia University/ New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York.

Dr Anthony has published over 15 peer-reviewed journal articles, authored a text-book chapter, and presented her work at numerous international radiology meetings.

Her subspecialty areas include abdominal, pelvic and oncologic imaging. She is a dedicated and passionate teacher, researcher and clinical radiologist.

Dr Ali Atabaki

Nuclear Medicine Physician MD, FRACP, DDU

Dr Atabaki undertook Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) training at Liverpool, Concord and Westmead Hospitals before completing a Fellowship in Ultrasound & PET at Westmead Hospital and obtaining DDU (Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound). Since then he has held dual ...

Dr Atabaki undertook Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) training at Liverpool, Concord and Westmead Hospitals before completing a Fellowship in Ultrasound & PET at Westmead Hospital and obtaining DDU (Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound).

Since then he has held dual roles as a Staff Specialist at Westmead Hospital, and as a nuclear medicine Specialist at Castlereagh Imaging. He has particular interests in nuclear cardiology, PET/oncology and bone imaging.

Dr Simon Dimmick

Radiologist BPTHY, MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRANZCR

Dr Simon Dimmick graduated from the University of Sydney and trained in radiology at Royal North Shore Hospital. He undertook a general MRI Fellowship at Royal North Shore Hospital (predominantly musculoskeletal and neuroradiology) and was awarded a PhD from the ...

Dr Simon Dimmick graduated from the University of Sydney and trained in radiology at Royal North Shore Hospital. He undertook a general MRI Fellowship at Royal North Shore Hospital (predominantly musculoskeletal and neuroradiology) and was awarded a PhD from the University of Notre Dame in surfing injuries.

Simon practiced as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist prior to studying medicine.  He was responsible for a number of professional and school boy sporting teams.

His subspecialty interest is in musculoskeletal radiology.  He has significant experience in image guided procedures.  Simon has an avid interest in research and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. He is involved in sports medicine and radiology registrar training.

Dr John Fraser

Radiologist MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, FRANZCR

Dr Fraser graduated from Guys Hospital, London, in 1974. After completing training in internal medicine and gaining MRCP, he changed specialties to train in diagnostic radiology in Bristol UK, gaining FRCR in 1985. His major interests are in vascular imaging, including cardiac CT, and ...

Dr Fraser graduated from Guys Hospital, London, in 1974. After completing training in internal medicine and gaining MRCP, he changed specialties to train in diagnostic radiology in Bristol UK, gaining FRCR in 1985.

His major interests are in vascular imaging, including cardiac CT, and peripheral vascular CT & ultrasound, with additional subspecialty interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound and body CT.

Dr Lavier Gomes

Radiologist BDs, BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRACR

Dr Lavier Gomes graduated from the University of Sydney in 1987 and completed his radiology training at Westmead Hospital in 1995.  He undertook a Neuroradiology Fellowship in 1995-96.  His interests are in head and neck imaging, neuroradiology, particularly MR spectroscopy, ...

Dr Lavier Gomes graduated from the University of Sydney in 1987 and completed his radiology training at Westmead Hospital in 1995.  He undertook a Neuroradiology Fellowship in 1995-96.  His interests are in head and neck imaging, neuroradiology, particularly MR spectroscopy, functional MRI and advanced MRI techniques.

He is currently Deputy Director of MRI and Director of Research in Imaging at Westmead for the Centre for Biomedical Imaging in Research Development (CBIRD) and Lecturer in Radiology at the University of Sydney.

Dr Catherine Hayter

Radiologist BSc (Med) (Hons), MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR

Dr Catherine Hayter graduated from the University of NSW and trained in radiology at Royal North Shore Hospital. She undertook a Fellowship in Musculoskeletal MRI at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and a Fellowship in Breast Imaging at ...

Dr Catherine Hayter graduated from the University of NSW and trained in radiology at Royal North Shore Hospital. She undertook a Fellowship in Musculoskeletal MRI at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and a Fellowship in Breast Imaging at Royal North Shore Hospital.

Her major subspecialty interest is in musculoskeletal radiology. She has published over 15 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 2 book chapters to date. Her current research interest focuses on MRI of arthroplasty. She is actively involved in teaching of sports medicine trainees and radiology registrars.

Dr Kelvin Ho

Radiologist MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR

Dr Kelvin Ho graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales and undertook radiology training at Westmead Hospital. He obtained his FRANZCR in 2018 and completed a subspecialty fellowship in breast imaging at the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute ...

Dr Kelvin Ho graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales and undertook radiology training at Westmead Hospital. He obtained his FRANZCR in 2018 and completed a subspecialty fellowship in breast imaging at the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute and  Breastscreen NSW. He subsequently undertook further training in musculoskeletal imaging with Castlereagh Imaging.

His main interests are in breast, musculoskeletal and MR imaging.

Dr Ho also has a Visiting Medical Officer appointment with Breastscreen NSW.

Dr Michael Houang

Radiologist MBBS, FRCR

Dr Michael Houang is a graduate of UNSW (1971).  He completed training in radiology at University College Hospital (UCH), Institute of Nervous Disease, Institute of Orthopaedics, ENT Hospital in London. In 1982, Dr Houang started private practice in CT in Macquarie ...

Dr Michael Houang is a graduate of UNSW (1971).  He completed training in radiology at University College Hospital (UCH), Institute of Nervous Disease, Institute of Orthopaedics, ENT Hospital in London.

In 1982, Dr Houang started private practice in CT in Macquarie St Sydney.  Then in 1986, he and his partner started the first MRI scanning practice in Australia, at Sydney CT & MR in Edgecliff. He has a special interest in imaging anatomy and his specialties include Musculoskeletal Imaging and Neuroradiology.

Dr Philip Hung

Radiologist MBBS (Hons) Syd, FRANZCR, DDU

After graduating with First Class Honours from Sydney University, Philip trained in Paediatrics at the Children’s Hospital, and in Diagnostic Radiology at the Children’s Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital and the Prince of Wales and Prince ...

After graduating with First Class Honours from Sydney University, Philip trained in Paediatrics at the Children’s Hospital, and in Diagnostic Radiology at the Children’s Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital and the Prince of Wales and Prince Henry Hospitals, Sydney.

Philip has practiced Radiology in a wide variety of settings, including as a public hospital Staff Specialist, as a Visiting Medical Officer at various public and private hospitals in Metropolitan Sydney and Regional NSW and in Private Radiology Practice for many years.

Philip is a General Radiologist but also has sub-specialty interests in Paediatric Radiology, Neuroradiology, Gynaecological and Obstetric Imaging and in Breast Imaging.

Philip also sits on the Council of the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, the peak body for the practice of Ultrasound in Australia and New Zealand and is an active member of Radiology across Borders, a not-for-profit organisation which aims to provide Radiology teaching to developing nations in Asia and the Pacific.

Philip joined Castlereagh Imaging in 2017 and is the Managing Radiologist of its Cremorne practice.

Dr Sarah McGlone

Radiologist MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR

Dr Sarah McGlone graduated from Monash University Melbourne and commenced her radiology training at Royal Melbourne Hospital and completed her training at Prince of Wales and Sydney Children’s Hospitals. Sarah completed a Cross Sectional Imaging fellowship in CT and MRI at ...

Dr Sarah McGlone graduated from Monash University Melbourne and commenced her radiology training at Royal Melbourne Hospital and completed her training at Prince of Wales and Sydney Children’s Hospitals.

Sarah completed a Cross Sectional Imaging fellowship in CT and MRI at the University of Toronto, Canada.  Her clinical expertise canvasses all radiological modalities including competency in interventional techniques.  Her major interest lies in MRI imaging.

Dr Kevin Ng

Radiologist MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR

Dr Kevin Ng is a consultant neuroradiologist who graduated from the University of Sydney and undertook his radiology training at Prince of Wales and Sydney Children’s Hospitals.  He subsequently underwent an MRI fellowship at Westmead Hospital and Castlereagh Imaging in 2006, followed by ...

Dr Kevin Ng is a consultant neuroradiologist who graduated from the University of Sydney and undertook his radiology training at Prince of Wales and Sydney Children’s Hospitals.  He subsequently underwent an MRI fellowship at Westmead Hospital and Castlereagh Imaging in 2006, followed by further subspecialized neuroradiology fellowship training at the University of Toronto in 2007-2008.

He has an active academic focus and is experienced in all aspects of neuroradiology, head and neck, ENT, dental/oral surgery, and ophthalmology / neuro-ophthalmology imaging.

Dr Jennie Noakes

Radiologist BMed, FRANZCR

Dr Jennie Noakes graduated in medicine from the University of Newcastle in 1984.  She trained in radiology at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, completing her training in 1991. She became a partner in Sports Imaging in 1994 and has worked at ...

Dr Jennie Noakes graduated in medicine from the University of Newcastle in 1984.  She trained in radiology at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, completing her training in 1991. She became a partner in Sports Imaging in 1994 and has worked at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre since that time.

Dr Noakes has a keen interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound and MRI, was Deputy Director of Medical Imaging at the Sydney Olympics, and has an ongoing involvement in teaching.

Dr Michael Reeves

Radiologist MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, FRANZCR

Dr Michael Reeves is a graduate of Guy’s Hospital, London.  He was a Registrar in General Medicine prior to becoming a Radiologist. His radiology training was carried out at Guy’s Hospital. Dr Reeves is a General Radiologist with interests in thoracic ...

Dr Michael Reeves is a graduate of Guy’s Hospital, London.  He was a Registrar in General Medicine prior to becoming a Radiologist. His radiology training was carried out at Guy’s Hospital.

Dr Reeves is a General Radiologist with interests in thoracic medicine, oncology, ultrasound and MRI.  He is Managing Radiologist at Windsor rooms and his specialties include Cross Sectional Imaging and Mammography.

Dr Alasdair Robertson

Radiologist MBBS, FRANZCR

Dr Alasdair Robertson is a graduate of University of NSW and trained at Concord Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.  He subsequently trained in radiology at the Canberra Hospital and developed special interests in abdominal/liver imaging, interventional, musculoskeletal and neuroradiology. He ...

Dr Alasdair Robertson is a graduate of University of NSW and trained at Concord Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.  He subsequently trained in radiology at the Canberra Hospital and developed special interests in abdominal/liver imaging, interventional, musculoskeletal and neuroradiology.

He has a MRI Fellowship from The Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne Victoria.  His special interests are neuroradiology, musculo-skeletal MRI, abdominal/ liver MRI, and MRI of the peripheral nerves.

  • MRI Fellowship – Neuroradiology/Musculoskeletal, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, 2004 – 2005.
  • Winner of “Olav-Brennhovd Scholarship” 1996 to work for one year in radiology in Germany. Attained MRI Fellowship in neuroradiology and cancer radiology from University of Heidelberg, Germany, and German Cancer Research Centre(DKFZ).

Dr Babak Sanadgol

Radiologist MD, FRANZCR

Dr Sanadgol Completed his radiology training at Westmead Hospital in Sydney and became a Fellow of the Australia and NZ college of Radiology in 2015. He then undertook a postgraduate fellowship in Neuro, Musculoskeletal and Body MRI at Westmead Hospital ...

Dr Sanadgol Completed his radiology training at Westmead Hospital in Sydney and became a Fellow of the Australia and NZ college of Radiology in 2015. He then undertook a postgraduate fellowship in Neuro, Musculoskeletal and Body MRI at Westmead Hospital in 2016; followed by a second post graduate fellowship in Interventional Radiology at Royal North shore Hospital , Sydney in 2017. He also attended a MSK MRI observer-ship at University of California San Diego (UCSD), USA. Dr Sanadgol joined Castlereagh imaging in late 2017.

Areas of Interest: Neuroimaging/Head& neck MRI (including advanced neuro imaging: MR spectroscopy, MR perfusion and CSF flow study) , Body imaging MRI( including hepatobiliary , adrenal, pancreas, kidney , small bowel , gynecology and rectal cancer staging MRI ) Musckuloskeletal imaging and comprehensive Interventional Radiology .”

Dr Ken Simmons

Radiologist MBBS, FRANZCR, DDU

Dr Ken Simmons graduated with honours from Sydney University in 1974.  He was a Resident for two years at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and a Registrar at Flinders Medical Centre where he trained in radiology and obtained his FRACR in ...

Dr Ken Simmons graduated with honours from Sydney University in 1974.  He was a Resident for two years at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and a Registrar at Flinders Medical Centre where he trained in radiology and obtained his FRACR in 1979.

Dr Simmons has interests in CT body imaging, interventional radiology, musculoskeletal imaging and ultrasound, ultrasound-guided intervention, mammography, and general radiology.

Dr Robert Ward

Radiologist FRANZCR MBBS BSc (Hon 1)

Dr Robert Ward has a research background in imaging and medical physics. He was trained at Westmead and St Vincent’s hospital and has developed a speciality interest in musculoskeletal imaging and interventional procedures. Dr Ward is proud to combine his ...

Dr Robert Ward has a research background in imaging and medical physics. He was trained at Westmead and St Vincent’s hospital and has developed a speciality interest in musculoskeletal imaging and interventional procedures. Dr Ward is proud to combine his work as a diagnostic radiologist with the inaugural position as MRI fellow with the sports imaging group.

Dr Neda Varzeshi

Radiologist MD, FRANZCR

Dr Neda Varzeshi completed radiology training at the Royal Brisbane and Women Hospital in Brisbane and spent some time at the Gold Coast University Hospital doing more dedicated training in Breast and women Imaging and also Body Imaging. Dr Varzeshi is ...

Dr Neda Varzeshi completed radiology training at the Royal Brisbane and Women Hospital in Brisbane and spent some time at the Gold Coast University Hospital doing more dedicated training in Breast and women Imaging and also Body Imaging.

Dr Varzeshi is one of the few qualified NIOSH B readers in Australia.

Her areas of interest include: Breast and women’s imaging,  chest and body imaging and interventional radiology.

Dr Vincent Lai

Radiologist MBChB, FRCR, FHKCR, FHKAM(Radiology), FRANZCR

Dr Lai graduated and completed radiology training in Hong Kong, receiving subspecialized training in neuroradiology, musculoskeletal radiology, paediatric radiology and interventional radiology. He undertook oversea training at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital in London (general radiology) and at Toronto Western ...

Dr Lai graduated and completed radiology training in Hong Kong, receiving subspecialized training in neuroradiology, musculoskeletal radiology, paediatric radiology and interventional radiology. He undertook oversea training at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital in London (general radiology) and at Toronto Western Hospital, Canada (diagnostic & interventional neuroradiology and head & neck radiology), and has completed the renowned “Pierre Lasjaunias neurovascular educational team course” in Thailand as part of his neuroradiology training. He has also completed mini fellowship training in breast imaging & Cardiac MR in USA, and PET-CT imaging in Austria. He was awarded the Rohan Williams medal for his FRCR.

He is currently the adjuvant senior lecturer in the School of Medicine, Sydney at the University of Notre Dame Australia and was previously the clinical assistant professor in the University of Hong Kong. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles/book chapters and is currently the editorial broad member of several international peer-reviewed journals.