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Dr Tillman Rust

Dr Rust is a General Practitioner with 20 years extensive experience in neurosurgery. He assists across the entire spectrum of neurosurgery which includes vascular neurosurgery (aneurysms, AVMs), tumour neurosurgery and complex spinal neurosurgery and clinical consultations. He also is a director at Eastgardens Medical Centre General Practice and a contractor at Maroubra Medical Centre, where he performs minor surgery, with an emphasis on skin cancer surgery, at both practices. He is married with four children.

Emma Trovas

Emma has been with the practice since August 2012. She comes to us from a background in dental and orthodontics, she is passionate about providing high quality patient care. Emma is responsible for the day to day management of the practice, people relations and the implementation of policies and procedures. Always focused on providing excellent care in a professional environment. She loves spending time with her family and friends, the beach and Latin dancing.

Avia Davey

Avia joined us in April 2016. She has a background in nutrition, and has a wealth of knowledge and experience gained through working in the medical field. Avia is the first point of contact for our patients and is focused on providing compassionate care to patients while guiding them through their treatment journey with ease and skill. She enjoys spending time with her family and fine art.

Rachel Spittaler

Rachel joined the team in June 2016 on a part-time basis. Rachel is responsible for ensuring all practice correspondence is dealt with efficiently and accurately. She assists with patient flow responsibilities and every day running of the practice., When not working she studies law at university. In her spare time, she grabs a good book and heads to the beach.

Dr Ben Olesnicky

Dr Olesnicky is a specialist anaesthetist with a subspecialty interest in anaesthesia for neurosurgical cases, intraoperative neuromonitoring, trauma and orthopaedic anaesthesia. Dr Olesnicky is a founding member of the Northern Sydney Anaesthetic Research Institute and is active in perioperative research. He currently works at Royal North Shore, North Shore Private and The Mater Hospital.

Dr Adam Rehak

Dr Adam Rehak underwent his anaesthetic training at Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital Trust in London, before undergoing a provisional fellowship at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. He is currently a senior staff anaesthetist at Royal North Shore Hospital and the director (anaesthesia stream) of the Sydney Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre (SCSSC). He is an accredited anaesthetist at North Shore Private, the Mater and Macquarie University Hospitals. He has an appointment at Sydney University as a Senior Clinical Lecturer, where he is currently a Unit of Study supervisor for a post-graduate degree in clinical neurophysiology.