Assoc Prof . Goh, MBBS FRANZCR EBIR FCIRSE, Interventional and Diagnostic Radiologist, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Adjunct Associate Professor, Monash University, Melbourne
Assoc Prof Goh completed his medical training and Radiology training in Adelaide. He has worked at the Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland where he was a Clinical Lecturer in Interventional Radiology (IR) for the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and at St George’s Hospital, London, UK where he was a Honorary Senior Lecturer for St George’s University of London. He is the Head of IR at the Alfred Hospital and an Adjunct Associate Professor, Central Clinical School, Monash University. In addition, he works at i-Med Victoria.
He is the president of the IRSA, a council member for the European Board of Interventional Radiology (EBIR) for the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE), executive committee member of the Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (APSCVIR) and a council member for the Faculty of Clinical Radiology for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). He is also involved with several IR working groups for RANZCR. Assoc Prof Goh has held several positions with national and international societies in Europe, USA, Australia and New Zealand.
Dr BRENDAN BUCKLEYSecretary
Dr. Brendan Buckley, BSc MB BCh BAO MRCS FRCR EBIR
Brendan has been a Consultant Interventional Radiologist at Auckland City Hospital since 2004, and recently appointed as Clinical Director. He qualified from University College Cork, Ireland in 1995, first training in surgery in London, obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1998. He saw the light, training in Radiology in Oxford, and becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2003. He undertook a Fellowship in Interventional Radiology in Oxford in 2003 before becoming the Interventional Radiology and Angiography Fellow at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver in 2004/05. Dr Buckley provides an IR led clinical service for renal tumour ablation, vascular malformation management, uterine artery and prostate artery embolisation. He also oversees the IR fellowship program at Auckland City Hospital.
Dr CHRISTOPHER ROGANTreasurer
Dr. Chris Rogan graduated Medicine from the University of NSW in 2002 with First Class Honours. He was a Neurosurgery registrar at RPA and Nepean hospitals and completed Basic Surgical Training prior to entering radiology. He then underwent advanced training in Radiology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, spending his senior registrar year focussed on interventional radiology (IR) and MRI. Subsequently, Chris was the Fellow in IR at Imperial College in London based at Hammersmith and St Mary’s Hospitals.
Chris is currently a VMO at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Radiology with his focus on Interventional Oncology, Embolisation and Endovascular surgery. He is also a VMO at Macquarie University Hospital and Sydney Adventist Hospitals. He is involved in research and education and is the treasurer of the IRSA. He was awarded the Thomas Baker Travelling fellowship by the Royal Australian College of Radiologists in 2016 and for this travelled internationally visiting IR units in London and the USA. That year, Chris was also awarded European Board of Interventional Radiology certification.
Chris is a Clinical Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University. He is currently investigating the use of Intra-Arterial Isolation Chemotherapy to treat liver cancer. His areas of interest include prostate embolisation, venous disease and interventional oncology.
Dr JOHN VRAZASImmediate Past President
Dr. John Vrazas graduated MBBS in 1987 from the University of Melbourne. After initially training in pediatrics, he completed his specialist training in radiology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists in1995. He went onto cardiovascular and interventional radiology (IR) fellowships in the USA at Alexandria Hospital, Virginia, George Washington University Medical Centre, Washington DC and Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Miami, returning to Australia in 1997. He was appointed consultant IR at Royal Melbourne and Western Hospitals from 1997-2000, and appointed Head of the Department of Radiology and Director of Cardiovascular and IR at Western Hospital in 1999.
In 2007 he established Melbourne Institute of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Dr Vrazas has played a leading role in the pioneering and development of many minimally invasive surgical image guided procedures, across a range of medical and surgical specialities in adults and children.
Dr PHILIP CHANJunior Member
Dr. Phil Chan received his FRANZCR in 2018 after his training at The Alfred hospital in Melbourne. He has completed further subspecialty fellowship training in Interventional Radiology at Monash Health, Melbourne and at Vancouver General and University of British Columbia Hospitals in Vancouver, Canada, where he has developed special interests in Interventional Oncology, Vascular Anomalies and intervention in fertility medicine.
He takes an active role in academic radiology, with publications in his portfolio as well as presentations at national and international conferences. He has received scholarships, college funding, travel grants and prizes for his research.
Outside work, he enjoys spending time with his family and, if time permits, the outdoors.
Dr RADHA POPURIPublic Officer
Dr. Radha K Popuri specialises in Endovascular surgery and Interventional Radiology (MBBS, FRANZCR, EBIR, FRCR (UK), MRCP (UK))
He works as a Consultant Interventional Radiologist at The Vein Institute Sydney, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital and Orange Base Hospital.
He has over 20 years experience and is an expert in vascular and lymphatic malformation management, venous interventions and DVT management.
Dr. Radha Popuri graduated with a MBBS, Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery from Osmania Medical College, before going on to complete Radiology and Endovascular/ Interventional training in the Manchester Radiology training program, UK. He has completed a further Vascular and IR fellowship at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University at St. Louis; St. Louis, MO, USA. He is a fellow of EBIR, FRANZCR, FRCR, MBBS, MRCP.
Shall control and manage the affairs of the IRSA;
May exercise all such functions as may be exercised by IRSA other than those functions that are required by those rules to be exercised by a general meeting of members of the association; and
Has the power to perform all such acts and do all such things as appear to the committee to be necessary or desirable for the proper management of the affairs of the association.
The terms of the IRSA President, Immediate Past President, Secretary & Treasurer are two years as stipulated in the constitution.
The President may serve no more than two consecutive terms, but after the election of another person as president, is eligible for re- election as president.
There is no maximum number of consecutive terms for which another member may hold office.
The terms of the Public Officer, Chief Accreditation Officer and Junior Executive Member are as per the terms of their Position Descriptions.