Dr James Corcoran – Anaesthetist

Anaesthetist James Corcoran grew up in South Australia, training at the University of Adelaide before first coming to Darwin 20 years ago when he commenced training in anaesthetics. After spending 10 years working abroad in third-world countries Dr Corcoran came back to Australia, to undertake further anaesthetic training and moved back to Darwin about three […]…

Darwin Day Surgery opens it’s new premises

The new Darwin Day Surgery located within the Casuarina Health Precinct opened it’s doors in October 2012, offering Territorians greater access to the optimal healthcare services they deserve. Darwin Day Surgery is the brainchild of registered nurses Maureen Schaffer and Joanne Kovac, who teamed up with Darwin’s only resident plastic surgeon, Dr Ravi Mahajani, in […]…

Meet the Telstra Business Award 2011 winners: Darwin Day Surgery

Opening a private day surgery was the only way Darwin could keep its one resident plastic surgeon. The bold move is bringing other benefits for the community, too. Business Owner Micro-Business Award Darwin nurses Joanne Kovac and Maureen Schaffer were working in their own  private community nursing service five years ago, when plastic surgeon Dr […]…

AMP Innovation Award

Medical staff shortages, limited operating hours and long waiting lists at local hospitals continue to drive innovation at Darwin Day Surgery. Owned and operated by two registered nurses, with a surgeon as business partner, the surgery opened in 2007 as an alternative to Darwin’s two main hospitals for procedures such as minor plastic and hand […]…