Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Team

Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Medical Team

Dr Valerie Malka

Dr Valerie Malka

Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon
Dr Aditya Benjamin

Dr Aditya Benjamin

A/Director
Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon
Dr Scott D’Amours, Trauma & General Surgeon

Dr Scott D’Amours

Trauma & General Surgeon

Dr Paul Lambrakis

Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon
Dr Alex Georges

Dr Alex Georges

VMO Specialist General Surgeon
Dr John Crozier

Dr John Crozier

VMO Specialist Vascular and Trauma Surgeon

Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Nursing Team

Melissa Murphy

Melissa Murphy

Trauma Coordinator Clinical Nurse Consultant
Lee-Ann Thomas

Lee-Ann Thomas

Trauma Clinical Nurse Consultant
Sally Forrest

Sally Forrest

Trauma Case Manager
After Hours Clinical Nurse Specialist
Nevenka Francis

Nevenka Francis

District Clinical Nurse Consultant
Jessica Rix

Jessica Rix

Trauma Case Manager
After Hours Clinical Nurse Specialist

Trauma & Acute Care Health Manager Team

Leanne McKechnie

Leanne McKechnie

Education & Training Manager

Trauma & Acute Care Administrative Team

Monique Micallef

Monique Micallef

Clinical Support Officer
Kirra Shaylie Weber

Kirra Shaylie Weber

Clinical Support Officer
ABOUT

History

Dr Valerie Malka is the Director of the Trauma and Acute Care Surgical Unit at Liverpool Hospital. She was the previous Director of Trauma Services at Westmead Hospital for over a decade. She is an EMST Director and DSTC Instructor with a great passion for trauma and acute care surgery. With special interests in education and quality assurance she has worked extensively in patient safety and the maintenance of ethics in healthcare. Valerie has worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Rescue Committee and holds a Diploma in International Humanitarian Assistance from Geneva University and a Master’s Degree in International Public Health with a major in Humanitarian Law. She also holds a Master’s degree in Journalism and works freelance writing medical, health and wellbeing articles.