Our Team

Dr Cohen-Hallaleh and his team specialise in general and breast surgery, with a focus on minimally invasive procedures.


Dr Ruben Cohen-Hallaleh


General & Breast Surgeon

Dr Cohen-Hallaleh is a Consultant General Surgeon specialising in breast cancer surgery. He offers the latest surgical techniques and non-invasive treatments.


Dr Leonie Tuffs

Surgical Assistant

For more than 30 years, Dr Tuffs worked as a general practitioner in the St George and Sutherland areas, with a special interest in women’s medicine and paediatrics. She has always loved surgery and delivering babies, and feels it is a privilege and pleasure to assist patients who are having (often life changing) surgery and to bring her knowledge, experience and compassion to the table. Dr Tuffs graduated from the University of Sydney with first class honours and has worked both in Australia and overseas.

Dr Leon Pinski



Dr Pinski is a Consultant Anaesthetist with a broad experience across all areas of anaesthesia. He is focused on providing optimal anaesthetic care to every patient, making surgery as safe and comfortable as possible.

Dr Clara Lee


Medical Oncologist

Dr Clara Lee completed her undergraduate medical degree (BMed) at The University of Newcastle in 2003. She subsequently undertook medical oncology basic and advanced physician training, including a Cancer Institute-funded Translational Cancer Research Fellowship in breast cancer to attain FRACP in medical oncology at the end of 2013.


Liliana (Lily) Bahun

Practice Manager

Lily has worked alongside Dr Cohen-Hallaleh’s team for the past 15 years and has been in her position as a Practice Manager for many years. She plays an integral role in the daily operations and management of our medical practice, utilising her strong problem solving and communication skills. Lily is known for providing exceptional ‘duty of care’ to patients throughout their medical journey with us, including their support network. Her experience, empathy and compassionate approach to those around her create a calming and comforting atmosphere for all.

Fiona Egan

Practice Manager and Practice Nurse

Fiona brings a unique combination of skills through her passion for healthcare and interest in medical administration. As a registered nurse with over 20 years’ experience, she worked in multiple areas of nursing, including surgical, medical and general practitioner practice nursing. Fiona also worked at a globally leading oncology hospital, The Royal Marsden Hospital in London, for 10 years. She enjoys supporting patients and ensuring they receive the best possible experience at our practice.