Manse Medical is the premier Respiratory and Sleep Medical Practice in Western Victoria and South-East South Australia, providing specialist care to patients with respiratory and sleep disorders.
Lung function testing, attended Level-1 sleep studies, Level-2 home sleep tests and a network of community CPAP therapy support services form the high-quality services provided by Manse Medical.
Specialist medical consultations are complemented by the Telehealth Program which offers General Practitioners and patients an innovative and convenient starting point to better health.
Manse Medical is committed to helping all patients breathe well, sleep well and achieve a quality, healthy life.
Meet our team of physicians
Dr Andrew Bradbeer is the lead physician and medical director at Manse Medical, working as a specialist in respiratory and sleep medicine in Western Victoria and the South East of South Australia since 2004.
Dr Bradbeer sees patients at Manse Medical practices and supervises the Manse Medical network of lung function testing facilities, sleep centres and home sleep testing locations throughout the region. Dr Bradbeer also heads the respiratory inpatient unit at Western District Health Services.
Dr Bradbeer is an experienced specialist physician who is known for his drive to develop high-quality services in locations that are accessible to people who live remotely from major cities. Together with his colleagues at Manse Medical, he enjoys collaborating with regional hospitals, primary healthcare networks, general practices and other community providers of healthcare services towards this shared goal.
Dr Eduardo Gaio is a specialist physician in respiratory and sleep medicine. Dr Gaio works at Manse Medical clinics in Warrnambool and Hamilton, as well as private and public hospitals in those towns. Dr Gaio has also recently begun consulting in Geelong.
Dr Gaio completed his specialty training in intensive care medicine and respiratory medicine at the University of Brasilia, Brazil. His qualifications include a masters in sleep medicine from Pablo de Olavide University, Spain, and a PhD in medical sciences from the University of Brasilia.
Dr Gaio has completed post-doctoral studies in the world-renowned department of physiology at the University of California in San Diego. He has supervised post-graduate researchers at the University of Brasilia. Dr Gaio has made significant contributions to academic research and has numerous publications in medical journals. He held an associate professor position at the University of Brasilia prior to commencing work at Manse Medical in December 2016.
Dr Gaio is an accomplished clinician and researcher and we are privileged to have him on our clinical team at Manse Medical.
Dr Nader Fayazi is a General Medicine and Respiratory Medicine Specialist in Ballarat. Dr Fayazi consults at Manse Medical and at St John of God Hospital. He also visits Western District Health Service and Manse Medical in Hamilton.
Dr Fayazi studied Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in Tehran, Iran. He moved to Australia with his family in 2018 after working for 16 years as a specialist physician in Bandar Abbas. He has held several positions at the Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, including Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Manager of the Internal Medicine Department. Dr Fayazi joined Manse Medical in 2018.
Dr Fayazi is experienced in the management of complicated and critically ill patients. He is a passionate medical educator and is expert at pulmonary procedures, including bronchoscopy and pleural procedures.
Dr Mai Altous is a Respiratory Medicine Consultant in Ballarat and Hamilton. Previously, Dr Altous was a Respiratory Consultant at King Hussein Cancer Centre and a full time Lecturer & Research Assistant at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine.
Dr Altous completed four years basic & advanced training in Jordan University Hospital where she specialised in General Medicine. She then completed advanced training in a thoracic medicine fellowship and passed the Jordan Pulmonary Board exams and (HERMES) European Diploma of Adult Respiratory Medicine.
Dr Altous worked as a respiratory advanced trainee at Royal Adelaide Hospital, with broad experience in interventional respiratory and sleep medicine, before completing one year as an ICU registrar and junior respiratory physician at Monash Medical Centre.
Dr. Altous has special interests in lung cancer, interventional respirology and severe asthma patients. She has numerous publications and research in the respiratory infections field.