Cessnock Specialist Centre
Cessnock Specialist Centre
Urology Service
General Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
General Surgery
Cardiology service
Allied Health & Specialist Service
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Specialists & Allied Health Service

Dr Gias Ahmed

Dr Gias Ahmed is a Specialist Urology Surgeon, working in the area for over 10 years. He is a VMO at several Private and Public Hospitals in the Maitland/Newcastle areas. His qualifications are MBBS – Bachelor of medicine and surgery, FCUrol (SA) – College of Medicine of South Africa, FRACS (Urol) – Royal Australian College of Surgeons. He specialises in adult minimally invasive stone surgery and prostatic surgery as well as both oncological and non-oncological urology. He is based in East Maitland and his interests also include lower urinary tract problems and incontinence.</p

Dr Clifton Washaya

General Surgeon

Dr Clifton Washaya is an Australian trained and consultant General Surgeon with broad and extensive experience in General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr Washaya has undergone training overseas and locally with certification by the custodian of Specialist Surgical training in Australasia, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).

Dr Rehena Ahmed

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Rehena Ahmed holds specialist qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FRANZCOG) in 2014. Soon after that, she felt the need of solidifying her passion towards advanced laparoscopic surgery by gaining a Masters in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MMIS).

Rehena is a strong believer in achieving most of the gynaecological surgeries through a Minimally Invasive approach as part of the Enhanced Recovery Program and has been able to provide such care to most of her patients.

She provides care for women of all different age groups in various clinical areas such as endometriosis, menstrual problems, infertility, cervical screening abnormalities, prolapse, incontinence and menopausal issues through a range of medical and surgical therapies. Her primary focus remains in achievement of excellence and optimisation of patient satisfaction by pursuing a holistic approach to women’s health needs.

Dr Rehena Ahmed consults and operates in the Maitland Private Hospital. She is also a Staff Specialist in the Maitland Public Hospital where she has a public operating list. 



Allied Health Services​


Caroline Cooper & Ashley from Mitchell physiotherapy provide Physiotherapy services on Fridays at Cessnock Specialist Centre.


Cameron Bell provides podiatry services on Mondays and Tuesdays at Cessnock specialist centre.
His services would be bulk-billed for those with EPC referral.


Jessica Flello provides dietary and nutrition advice on Thursdays and alternate Wednesdays at Cessnock Specialist centre Her services would be bulk-billed for those with EPC referral.

Exercise Physiology

Insight Exercise Physiology sevice provides her services on Fridays at Cessnock Specialist Centre. Their services would be bulk-billed for those with EPC referral.

Specialist Services

obstetrics & gynecology
General Surgery

Cessnock Specialist Centre

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