Our Team

Dr Siavash Eshaghi

MB ChB FRANZCR, Managing Radiologist

Dr Siavash Es’haghi is the Managing Radiologist of Lungscreen Australia. He established the company in 2016 and has been instrumental in the company’s successful growth strategy. He has over 10 years’ experience in developing and managing diagnostic imaging businesses.

His active role in business development strategy and management has driven the rapid expansion of the group. Dr Es’haghi currently sits on the board of the Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association (ADIA) and in 2017 was named as the incoming ADIA President.

Dr Siavash Es’haghi is a highly qualified radiologist and has completed an Executive Master’s in Business Administration (EMBA) through the University of the Sunshine Coast. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Otago (NZ) and was accepted as a fellow of the RANZCR in 1993. Dr Es’haghi’s experience as a radiologist is enhanced through his completion of a Fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), with special emphasis on musculoskeletal and breast imaging.

Dr Es’haghi is currently the supervising radiologist for Sunshine Coast Radiology and is accredited at Breast Screen Queensland.Radiologist

Helen Stevens

BCom, ExecMBA General Manager

Helen Stevens is Lungscreen's General Manager, and has extensive experience in senior leadership, financial management, and commercial operations within the healthcare industry. She handles corporate finance, strategy and commercial business growth, acquisitions and development.

Helen’s extensive experience in financial operations extends across a range of areas including corporate financial management, analytics, strategic marketing, greenfield & brownfield development, radiology & hospital operations, and health fund contract management.

She has studied a Bachelor of Business Commerce (Accounting) and an Executive MBA at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Helen is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is on the Board of Directors for the Sunshine Coast Oncology Seminars (SCOS).

Helen joined the Imaging Queensland group in 2010 and has played an active key role in developing the entire group of subsidiary companies, with the goal of achieving ‘Excellence in Diagnostic Imaging’ and quality patient care along with a sustainable long term financial growth.

Dr Nigel Sommerfeld

Certified B reader radiologist

Dr. Nigel Sommerfeld, MBBS (Qld) FRANZCR. Dr Sommerfeld is a specialist radiologist with specific expertise around lung disease and silicosis diagnosis. He is a previous winner of the Uhr-Clarke award and a fellow of RANZCR since 2004. He has represented the RANZCR in the Senate Select Committee review on the re-emergence of Black Lung, and has contributed to the design and implementation of the revised respiratory component of Black Lung screening through his work with the Coal Mine Dust Lung Disease Collaborative. The unifying theme across all his Lungscreen work is a commitment to early detection of disease.