Melbourne Hand Surgery

Practice Staff

Surgeon:

  • Jill Tomlinson

Administrative Staff

  • Fiona Maytom 
    Fiona has worked in medical administration and surgery coordination for the past eight years, and has worked in ophthalmology, sleep apnea, haematology and allied health care service environments. Previously working in personal assistant roles within training, insurance and recruitment. Fiona works full time and enjoys patient services, and the diversity and responsibility of her role. In her spare time she enjoys time spent with her family and friends, childrens' sport, walks in the park with her dog, gym classes, tennis, hiking, music, watching sport and the outdoors.
  • Carmen Chan
    Carmen has worked in Medical Administration for three years. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science and is currently studying a Master of Speech Pathology. Carmen has completed Level 2 First Aid and CPR management and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese, and conversational German. She has certificates in Business Administration and Retail and has completed AMEB Grade 8 Flute and AMEB Grade 4 music theory. Carmen volunteers with the State Emergency Services and enjoys playing hockey, basketball, squash, rowing, soccer and football.

Practice Nurses

  • Beth Coates
    Beth has held an avid interest in plastic surgery nursing since her first exposure as a junior nurse at St Vincent's Hospital in 2010. Her post graduate studies in reconstructive plastic surgery nursing were completed in 2012, and today Beth works part time at St Vincent's Hospital as an Associate Nurse Unit Manager on their ENT, plastics, and vascular surgery ward. Beth enjoys working at the Practice on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and has a special interest in treating ear deformities in infants using non-surgical molding techniques. When she is not working, Beth loves to travel, listen to podcasts, and work in her garden.
  • Priscilla Crocker
    Priscilla is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with specialist expertise in the areas of perioperative and day surgery nursing. She has a passion for high quality patient care in the perioperative environment.  Priscilla has a Diploma of Management and when not working she enjoys travel, photography, and spending time with family and friends. Priscilla works on Fridays in our practice and has worked with Dr Tomlinson since 2006. 
  • Vanessa James
    Vanessa has been a registered nurse for almost 20 years, and has practiced in a variety of areas including cardiology and diabetes education. Prior to commencing at Melbourne Hand Surgery Vanessa worked as part of a team providing orthopaedic clinical surgical support. Vanessa's  keen interest in cosmetic nursing has developed through the advances in technology - such technology that allows clients to have cosmetic prcedures with minimal down time, and fabulous results! When Vanessa is not at work, she enjoys time with her 3 daughters and loves to keep fit. 
  • Selina Milton 
    Selina is a registered nurse who has 15 years of nursing experience and has worked in a variety of clinical specialties. Selina has post graduate qualifications in peri operative nursing and has worked for the last 7 years in areas such as anaesthetics, recovery, operating theatre as scrub/scout nurse, and endoscopy. In 2015 while on maternity leave Selina wanted to fulfil her passion in cosmetic nursing so she completed a post graduate diploma in cosmetic nursing through Australian Academy Of Cosmetic Dermal Science which has given her the qualification to provide anti-wrinkle injections, dermal filler injections, microdermabrasion, skin needling, and chemical peels, along with IPL and laser qualifications. Selina enjoys providing non surgical cosmetic procedures and has a special interest in dermal filler injections and the science behind skin. Selina prides herself in working with clients one on one, creating a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan to help patients look and feel their best. She believes that patient education along with dedicated homecare is vital in the client achieving optimal results. When Selina is not working she enjoys to spend her time with her son, husband and family whether that be going for a bike ride, watching a movie, planning family holidays or heading out to a favourite Melbourne cafe for breakfast.
  • Gabrielle McCann
    Gabrielle is a registered nurse who works part time providing procedural nursing assistance in our practice and also in a Melbourne dermatology practice. When not assisting with procedures and post operative care, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 
  • Sarah Anning
  • Fiona Davidson

On site hand therapy services provided by Action Rehab

Now Recruiting!

Melbourne Hand Surgery is now seeking an additional hand surgeon. If you are a plastic or orthopaedic trained hand surgeon who is interested in joining a dynamic, progressive surgical practice that is committed to delivering excellence in hand surgical treatment please contact Dr Jill Tomlinson on (03) 9427 9596. Practice set up assistance including practice management services is available. 

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