Find out more about our consultant surgeons.
Miss Amanda Robertson
Director of Nephrology Surgery
Amanda completed her general surgical training through Royal Melbourne Hospital, including a Master Of Surgery degree. The topic of her thesis was Rapamycin in a rabbit renal allograft model.
She spent 3 years in post-Fellowship training in England, the first year at King's College Hospital, London in Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgery. The next 2 years were in Oxford with Professor Sir Peter Morris in the Oxford Transplant Centre, performing Renal transplantation and vascular access and in the John Radcliffe Hospital performing vascular surgery.
Amanda returned to Royal Melbourne Hospital in 1998 and has been involved with the Renal unit since then, taking over as Head of Nephrology Surgery in 2010.
Miss Nancy Suh
Dr Nancy Suh is a fully qualified General Surgeon specialising in Renal and Pancreas Transplantation.
She studied medicine at the University of Melbourne, graduating in 1999. She completed her surgical training through Royal Melbourne Hospital, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 2007.
She took further training at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, specializing in Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplantation surgery. In 2008, she focused on transplantation at the John Radcliff in Oxford, England, before returning to Melbourne.
She also works at the Monash Medical Centre, specializing in renal and pancreas transplantation.
Mr Tim Furlong
Tim graduated with Honours from Monash University in 2001 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2011, having completed his surgical training through the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He spent two-years in post-Fellowship training in Renal Transplantation and vascular access at the Royal Melbourne and Royal Adelaide Hospitals.
Tim provides surgical services for renal patients, including donor and recipient transplant surgery and haemo- and peritoneal dialysis access. He performs all general surgical operations for renal patients, including parathyroid surgery. His other commitments include cover for Emergency General Surgery and Trauma at Royal Melbourne Hospital as well as surgical services in the private sector.
Tim is interested in obesity in the transplant population and opportunities to improve access to renal transplantation in this group. This includes developments in the field of robotics in surgery and its application in renal transplantation.
Ms Emma Tully
Emma is an experienced renal transplant and general surgeon. She is the newest member of our consultant staff and brings experience gleaned from working in several renal transplant units in Australia.
Mr Robert Millar
Bob Millar is a general and renal transplant surgeon who has been operating at the RMH for many years. He provides a wealth of clinical experience in this field.
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