Our Breast Imaging Radiologists

At The Women's Imaging Centre we have an experienced team of dedicated radiologists who have further sub-specialty training and expertise in Breast Imaging.

All our mammograms are double read in line with RANZCR best practice guidelines.  In the case of a significant abnormality we will endeavour to contact the referrer and arrange a biopsy as soon as possible.  Final reports will be issued after the second read and biopsy reports will be issued by the pathology company. Our Diagnostic Breast Imaging Service includes: Mammography, 3D Breast Tomosynthesis, Ultrasound, MRI Breast

Dr Gerry Bensoussan

MBBS | FRANZCR

Gerry Bensoussan graduated from the School of Medicine at the University of New South Wales in 1985 and trained in radiology at the Royal Brisbane Hospital (1992–1995) and the John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle (1996).

Gerry worked as a Staff Radiologist at Mackay Medical Imaging before joining South Coast Radiology in 2000. He is a current Visiting Medical Officer with Queensland BreastScreen. His subspecialty interest areas include trauma and breast imaging, and interventional radiology.

In 1991 Gerry was awarded the Glaxo Prize for Excellence in Clinical Teaching.

In his spare time Gerry enjoys reading and spending time with his extended family.

Dr Julie Broadfoot

MBBS | FRANZCR | DDU

Julie Broadfoot graduated from the School of Medicine at Sydney University in 1983 and completed her radiology training in 1990. Julie was awarded a Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound by the Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine in 1988.

Julie moved to the Gold Coast and joined South Coast Radiology in 1994.

Julie has a particular interest in breast and women's Imaging. In Julie worked at Edinburgh as a breast-imaging consultant. She is currently a visiting medical officer at Queensland Breast Screen.   

Julie lives at the far north coast of NSW, along with her family, and enjoys involvement in the dynamic Tweed Coast communities.

Dr Nick Hall

MBBS | FRANZCR

Nick Hall graduated from the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland in 1986 and then trained in radiology at the Greenslopes Repatriation Hospital (1992–1994) and the Princess Alexandra Hospital (1995), both in Brisbane.

He continued his training as the Senior Radiology Registrar at the Queens Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital (1996–1997), where he gained valuable training in breast imaging and MRI.

Nick joined South Coast Radiology in 1997 and became a partner 2000. He has held Visiting Medical Officer positions at the Gold Coast and Tweed District Hospitals and is a current Visiting Medical Officer with Queensland BreastScreen.

His subspecialty interest areas include breast imaging and MRI.

Dr Eamonn McAteer

MRCP | DMRD (ED) | FRCR | FRANZCR

Eamonn McAteer graduated from the School of Medicine at Queens University, Belfast, in 1981 and trained in radiology at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast (1982–1986). He completed his radiology training at the Royal Infirmary and the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

Eamonn obtained a fellowship in CT and MRI from Cambridge University in 1991. He was a staff radiologist and Director of Breast Screening at Craigavon Area Hospital, Ireland (1992–2005) and a senior lecturer at Queens University, Belfast (1999–2002).

Eamonn moved to the Gold Coast to join South Coast Radiology in 2006.

His subspecialty interest areas include breast imaging, gastrointestinal and genitourinary radiology and associated interventional procedures. He is a strong contributor and supporter of web-based radiology education.

Eamonn enjoys cycling, snow skiing and other family sporting activities.

Dr Philippa Shine

B. Sc | MB, ChB | FRANZCR

Philippa Shine graduated from the School of Medicine at the University of Otago, Dunedin, in 1987 and completed her training in radiology at Auckland Hospital in 1996. She worked as a consultant paediatric radiologist at Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland (1996–2005), while also working as a general radiologist at Mercy Radiology, Auckland.

Philippa and her family moved to Australia in early 2005, to work with Queensland X-ray Services, before joining South Coast Radiology in early 2006. Her subspecialty interest areas include paediatric and women’s imaging.

In her spare time, Philippa spends busy weekends with her family enjoying a typical Southeast Queensland lifestyle. Her sporting interests include tennis and boating.