Amber – Practice Manager

Amber has worked for over ten years in varying roles in the medical sector including pharmacy, inpatient hospital services and specialist practice management.  She has a special interest in orthopaedics and enjoys supporting patients through their treatment journey with Dr Nicola Ward.  Amber spends her spare time volunteering for the State Emergency services, enjoys gardening and spending time with her pet ducks, chickens, and cats.

Amber has bachelor’s degree in health science, a diploma in practice management, and a certificate 3 in community pharmacy.

Phoebe – Practice Nurse

Phoebe has worked as an operating theatre scrub nurse with Dr Ward for four years at Mater Private Hospital.

She will meet you in Dr Ward’s rooms after surgery; initially when she calls you to check that all is well in your post-operative journey, and then to check on your wound healing and take out your stitches if that is required.

Phoebe has a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Paramedic Science with Distinction.

Your Anaesthetist

The anaesthetist looking after you will depend on which list you book onto for surgery.  This excellent team of talented doctors will be one of the following

Dr Stephen Fung

Dr Steven Cook

Dr Attila Nagy

Dr Anand Parameswaran

Dr Peta Lorraway





Your Physician

Dr Chris Corney will see you each day when you are in hospital.  He will take care of your post operative medical needs.

Dr Chris Corney






Your Rehabilitation Specialist

If you choose to spend time in the Mater Private Hospital Rehabilitation Unit post operatively, Dr Phong Nguyen will be the consultant looking after you and leading your rehabilitation journey home.

Dr Phong Nguyen