Our Team

Our Management Team

Dr._Robin Sios_Paradise_Private_Hospital

Dr. Robbin Sios, OBE

Chief Executive Officer

QUALIFICATION:

Dr. Robin Sios is a highly skilled and experienced clinician specialized in Obstetrics. He has worked in the Papua New Guinea health sector since 1980 and has held a number of executive roles in both the private and public health arena including the PNG Defence Force. Dr. Sios is the principal owner of Paradise Private Hospital after successfully acquiring the shares of his partners. Dr. Sios is currently the Principal Medical Officer (PMO) for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Papua New Guinea (CASA PNG).

Janet Sios, OL

Janet Sios, OL

Director Finance & Administration

 

QUALIFICATION:

Janet Sios is part owner of the Paradise Private Hospital with her husband Dr. Robin Sios, while also being the director of finance and administration for the Hospital. Graduating from Queensland University with Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Commerce, she has a strong background in entrepreneurship, heading a number of business ventures which includes owning the Frangipani Hire Car. Janet is currently the director of the Papua New Guinea Fashion and Design Week.

Dr. Polapoi Chalau Paradise Private Hospital

Dr. Polapoi Chalau

Surgeon, Director Medical Services

 

QUALIFICATION:

Master of Medicine Surgery (MMed Surgery), University of Papua New Guinea Medical School; Executive Masters in Business Administration, PNG University of Technology; Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) University of Papua New Guinea Medical School.

Sr. Aida Puek Velai

Sr. Aida Puek Velai

Director Nursing Services

 

QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Nursing, University of Papua New Guinea Medical School.

Our Medical Team

Dr. Mahlon C. Paiva

Senior Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

 

QUALIFICATION:

Senior Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
QUALIFICATION:

Master of Medicine (MMED) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

Dr. Mahlon Paiva is one of the most experienced Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Papua New Guinea, with over 17 years of practise at the Paradise Private Hospital. He is an Associate member of the Royal Australian college of Obstetrician and Gynaecology, a Member of PNG Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society, and a member of the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne Australia.

Dr. Bernie Amof

General Practitioner, Sports Medicine

 

QUALIFICATION:
Masters in Sports Medicine, University of Canberra,
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

 

Dr. Amof, boasts decades of experience in the sport medical field, as the Chief Medical Officer for team PNG at several Olympic and Commonwealth games, among other major international events.

Dr. Haydee O. Paiva

Anaesthetist

 

QUALIFICATION:
University of Papua New Guinea Medical School
Australia College of Surgery
Australia/New Zealand Anaesthetist Society

Dr. June Rea

Emergency Physician

 

QUALIFICATION:
Masters in Medicine (MMED) University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

Dr. Joseph Sand

Intensive Care Specialist

 

QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) University of Papua New Guinea Medical School
Diploma Medicine, Diploma Emergency Medicine, Royal Melbourne University Australia

Dr. Deborah Panao

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

 

QUALIFICATION:

Masters in Medicine (MMED) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

Post Graduate Diploma in Obstetrician Gynaecology 

 

Dr. Erica M. Opu

General Practitioner, Deputy Director Medical Services


QUALIFICATION:
University of Papua New Guinea Medical School (MBBS)

Dr. Paula Nuvanuva

General Practitioner

 

QUALIFICATION:
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

Dr. Delma Natera

General Practitioner

 

QUALIFICATION:
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

Dr. Lionel Ata

Dr. Lionel Ata

General Practitioner

 

QUALIFICATION:
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

Dr. Tekie Purewa

General Practitioner

 

QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

Sarah Totona

Dr. Serah Totona

Medical Laboratory Science

 

QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor of Arts in Science, Bachelor of Arts in Medical Laboratory, University of Papua New Guinea Medical School 

Our Nursing Team

Sr. Fabiana Menem

Sr. Fabiana Menem

Nurse Unit Manager, Labour Ward

 

QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor of Arts in Midwifery, Divine Word University, Madang




 

Sr. Susan Mwadeda

Sr. Susan Mwadeda

Nurse Unit Manager, Operating Theatre

 

QUALIFICATION:
Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Nursing, University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

 

 

Sr. Bagere Takitaki

Sr. Bagere Takitaki

Night Supervisor

 

QUALIFICATION:
Papuan Medical College of Allied Health Science, currently University of Papua New Guinea Medical School

 

 

 

Sr. Serah Kairi

Sr. Serah Kairi

Nurse Unit Manager, Out Patient

 

QUALIFICATION:
Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Nursing, Pacific Adventist University 

 

 

Sr. Evelyn Arua

Sr. Evelyn Arua

Nurse Unit Manager, General Ward

 

QUALIFICATION:

St. Mary’s School of Nursing, Vunapope, ENB

 

Sr. Rachael Topio

Sr. Racheal Topio

Nurse Unit Manager, ICU

 

QUALIFICATION:

Arawa School of Nursing, AROB

 

Sr. Larnitta Lawrence

Sr. Racheal Topio

Nurse Unit Manager, Corporate Client

 

QUALIFICATION:

Diploma in Nursing, PNG UNITECH School of Nursing

 

Elvina Yaru

Elvina Yaru

HIV and GVB Counselling

 

QUALIFICATION:
Master in Health Promotion and Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

 

Elvina has 14 years of experience working in GBV programs in the health sector. She has also worked with refugees in Manus and in Port Moresby, including the mining sector where she was involved with planning for the vulnerable population with the resettlement project.