Board

Chairman – Dr John Stubbe
John, is a Radiologist with a strong interest in Interventional Radiology and was a partner in Border Medical Imaging based in Albury/Wodonga.

As managing Partner of Border Medical Imaging, John orchestrated the merge with Riverina Group to form Regional Imaging in which John played a pivotal role as Chairman.

The Regional Group became one of the early members of the I-Med Network and John subsequently became National Medical Director of I-Med Network and was a board member of both I-Med and Lodestone plc (UK). John resigned from these positions in September 2006. John is a past president of the Australian Association of Provincial Radiologists and the Border Medical Association.

John is a founding Principal of Imaging Partners Online Ltd, which was formed in 2006 and is the leading Teleradiology provider in Australia. Until early 2011 John held the position of Executive Medical Director and has been the driving force in the expansion of Imaging Partners Online into the UK market bringing the UK joint venture between Imaging Partners Online and University College London Hospital ‘Radiology Reporting Online’ from concept to reality.

John also played a key role in the development of the successful MSK service Port Maquaire Xray and is the current Chairman of this business.

Clinical Director – A/Prof David Connell
David underwent radiology training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital From 1992-96. He then undertook advanced training in intervention (St Mary’s Hospital, London), MRI (Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London) and orthopaedic radiology (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York). The latter prestigious fellowship was under the stewardship of Dr Hollis Potter. He has since published more than 90 peer-reviewed articles and was the first author to describe and publish the use of stem cells for the treatment of tendon conditions in humans. He is regularly invited internationally to speak about his experience in the use of growth factors and stem cells in the field of sports medicine and orthopaedics.

In 2011, David Connell was appointed an Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University and he is recognised as a world expert in muscle imaging and tendon regeneration. He has numerous international publications and lecturing appointments in the fields of orthopaedic and sports imaging. Between 2004 – 2009 he was a consultant radiologist at the Royal National Orthopaedic. In July 2012, A/Prof Connell travelled to London to form part of the medical team at the 2012 Olympics. He is the Past President of the Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group and has an established track record in imaging and treating elite athletes both nationally and internationally.

Finance Director – Dr John Pike
Dr Pike trained at The Alfred Hospital and UCD California. He is a Musculoskeletal and ENT Radiologist with over 20 years’ experience. Dr Pike introduced MRI, CT and Nuclear Medicine to Victoria House where he was Clinical Director for 10 years. He is patient focused and his areas of special interest are MRI and Spinal Intervention. He has an interest in education and training junior Radiologists, and has been responsible for running a successful Musculoskeletal fellowship for many years.

Director – Dr Peter Brukner
Peter Brukner is a specialist sports and exercise physician and the founding partner at the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne. Peter is a world renowned sports medicine clinician and researcher. He has recently been Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science at Liverpool Football Club and is currently Team Doctor for the Australian cricket team.

Peter is Associate Professor in Sports Medicine at the Center for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne. He has served two terms as President of the Australian College of Sports Physicians during which time he was instrumental in the establishment of a specialist level training program in Australia for sports medicine physicians. Peter was the first Australian to be elected to the Board of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Peter has published widely internationally with a number of books, book chapters and over 90 original research articles. He is the co-author of Clinical Sports Medicine, a bestselling general sports medicine text in its fourth edition as well as Stress Fractures, Food for Sport, Encyclopaedia of Exercise and Sport Health and Clinical Sports Anatomy.