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Physicians

Samantha Green MBBS FRACGP DRANZCOG

Samantha GreenSamantha Green is a general practitioner with an interest in the public health impact of obesity. She also enjoys assisting individual patients achieve long-term change that improves their health.

Samantha joined the Centre for Bariatric Surgery in 2009. She is a Fellow of the College of General Practitioners and has a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Samantha is one of the doctors at CBS North (Preston).


Paul MacCartney MBBS, FACSP

Paul MacCartneyDr Paul MacCartney MBBS FRACGP is a General Practitioner who has been working at the Centre since 2004 and assisting Mr Skinner in Lap Banding operations for seven years.

He also works as a GP in a Community Health Centre in Fitzroy and enjoys spending time with his young family.

Paul will be one of the doctors at the Centre for Bariatric Surgery - Northern Clinic.

Peter is one of the doctors at CBS North (Preston).


Linda Schachter MBBS, FRACP, PhD

Linda SchachterLinda is a respiratory and sleep medicine specialist. She joined the Centre for Bariatric Surgery in 1999, and also works in private practice and at Cabrini Malvern.

Linda has a long term research interest in the effects of obesity on lung function, asthma and sleep apnoea and the effects of weight loss on these conditions. She is a member of the Thoracic society of Australia and New Zealand, Australasian Sleep Association, and Obesity Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Linda is one of the doctors at CBS Glen Iris.


Dr Karina StolyarskyDr Karina Stolyarsky MBBS FRACGP

Karina joined The Centre for Bariatric Surgery in 2008. Her interests include preventative health and women's and children's health.

As well as CBS, Karina also works in general practice and is a surgical assistant in various places around Melbourne.

Karina is one of our doctors at CBS Glen Iris.


Dr John Wentworth MBBS PhD FRACP

Dr John Wentworth

John Wentworth is an Endocrinologist with an interest in the role of gastric band surgery in the management of diabetes, in inflammatory mechanisms that underlie insulin resistance in obesity and in the immunobiology of type 1 diabetes. He designs and runs clinical trials in diabetes at CORE, and also works as a clinician for Royal Melbourne Hospital and a senior researcher at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.As a centre director of TrialNet, he is also involved in studies to determine the causes of type 1 diabetes and clinical trials of immunotherapy to treat it.


Caroline LloydCaroline Lloyd MBBS FRACGP

Caroline Lloyd has worked with the CBS since 2007, having previously worked in the fields of General Practice, Sexual Health and Cosmetic Dermatology. Since joining CBS she has developed an interest in the emotional causes of overeating.

Outside of medicine, she has a strong interest in the Arts, property renovating and running around after her two smallish darlings.

Caroline is one of the doctors at CBS Glen Iris and CBS South (Frankston).


Audrey KotzanderAudrey Kotzander MBBS FRACGP DRANZCOG

Audrey is a General Practitioner with a special interest in obesity surgery, assisting with surgical procedures, follow up advice and adjustments.

Audrey is a Fellow of the College of General Practitioners and has a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Audrey is one of the doctors at CBS Glen Iris and CBS South (Frankston).


Anna KorinDr Anna Korin MBBS FACEM

Anna joined The Centre for Bariatric Surgery in 1999 and is now a senior resource and mentor for new staff. Anna is also an Emergency Physician and Supervisor for Intern Training at the Alfred, and has an interest and involvement in pre and post graduate medical education. She divides her time between The Centre for Bariatric Surgery, The Alfred Hospital Emergency Department and teaching at both Monash Health and The Alfred Simulation Centres. Anna plans to continue in all three of her chosen medical fields. Anna is one of the CBS doctors at CBS Glen Iris, CBS West (Sunshine), and CBS Central (42 The Avenue, Windsor)

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