WA State Advisory Committee Member Profiles
Dr Sumich has been the Chairperson for the MDA National State Advisory Committee WA since 2018, having joined the committee in 2013. She has been a GP for 23 years, working predominantly in metropolitan Perth. She is passionate about doctors’ health and wellbeing and was appointed to the MDA National Underwriting Committee in 2019, bringing to the committee her knowledge of medical practice and the human factors involved in medico-legal claims.
Dr Anderson is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Fiona Stanley Hospital and a retrieval doctor at the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Western Australia. His professional interests include challenging airways, paediatric anaesthesia, systems improvement and retrieval medicine. Dr Anderson has a longstanding association with MDA National as an Ambassador since his medical student days.
Dr Wesseldine is a dual-trained General Physician, Geriatrician and Stroke Physician. Originally from New Zealand, he moved to Perth in 2002 to complete his dual training in General Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr Wesseldine works at both Joondalup Health Campus (Director of Clinical Innovation and Reform) and St John of God Subiaco Hospital (Consultant Physician, Geriatrician and Stroke Physician). He is also currently the WA State Stroke Director at the Department of Health.
Dr Zandi graduated from UWA in 1991 and completed his orthopaedic training in 2001. He spent a year in Melbourne undertaking upper limb and shoulder fellowship at Monash. He has been in orthopaedic practice as an upper limb surgeon since 2003. His areas of interest are shoulders and wrists. He currently works at both Joondalup Health Campus and Hollywood Private Hospital.