Western Health

Training Positions



Current trainee/s

Marian Makary


Patient Services per Standard Week

3.5-4.5  clinics per week, regular ward rounds, consults at two hospital sites, day care procedures


Requirements for On Call / Afterhours (including weekends)

Registrar/Fellow on-call weekends/public holidays
Consultants on-call weekdays


Education Activities

Weekly unit and hospital  academic meetings and grand rounds.


Teaching Responsibilities

Medical students from Melbourne University, BPTs, and registrars


Research Interests of Unit

1.      Inflammatory arthritis,  biomarkers

2.      Knee joint effusions and pathophysiology

3.      Longitudinal outcomes of  OA


Head of Unit

A/Prof Keith Lim

Phone: 03 83456333

Email: kklim@unimelb.edu.au



  • Dr Maninder Mundae (Deputy Head),  inflammatory arthritis, lupus trials
  • Dr Kim Le Marshall - Ultrasound certified
  • Albert Leung - Cohorts, Comorbidiities in rheumatic disease
  • Dr Cecil Hor - GMCSF pathway  in inflammatory arthritis and OA
  • Dr Chamila Dabare - OA outcomes
  • Matthew Jiang (Senior Lecturer) - Inflammatory arthritis, joint effusions
  • Dr Ju An Tan (honorary) - Immunology



Western Health is a rapidly growing health service with the development of the new Footscray Hospital (scheduled completion 2025) and expanding hospital network that will include Melton, Bacchus Marsh and beyond. We have helped to establish the first public rheumatology clinic in Ballarat Hospital, with the creation of a new unaccredited/non-core registrar position.

Our rheumatology unit has been recognized internationally as an APLAR Centre of Excellence.



Applications  via the PMCV website (centralised selection)



Flexible Training