Northern Ultrasound for Women

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Northern Ultrasound for Women, Suite 8 Level 2, 8 Martin St,
Heidelberg 3084
Tel 03 9457 1466
Fax 03 9457 1400

Our Doctors.


Bio Summary:

Dr. Shawn Choong completed his specialist training in Melbourne having commenced his career in obstetrics and gynaecology in Dublin Ireland, transferring to the Mercy Hospital for Women in 1992. 

He has been a consultant obstetrician gynaecologist sonologist at the medical imaging department of the Mercy Hospital for Women for well over a decade now and founded Northern Ultrasound for Women in 2004 as the first practice to provide tertiary level women's ultrasound imaging in the Northern suburbs of Melbourne. At the Mercy Hospital for Women, he also works with the Perinatal Medicine Department performing complex prenatal procedures such as fetal blood sampling and transfusion. 

Having completed his term as chair of the obsterical and gynaecologial ultrasound committee (COGU subspecialty oversight) at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Dr. Choong maintains his commitment to education by examining for the COGU subspecialty as well as for the Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM). In 2016, Dr Choong was the recipient of an ASUM award recognising his years of service to obsterical and gynaecologial ultrasound. 

Dr. Choong is also a consultant obstetrician gynaecologist sonologist at the Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, Sunshine Hospital - Western Health.

His extra curricular duties include involvement in the overseas development aid sector as a board member for CBM Australia. 

Shawn, his wife, son and dog share a passion for sailing.



Bio Summary:

Dr. Lisa Begg is a obstetrician gynaecologist with subspecialty qualification in maternal-fetal medicine and is a consultant at the Royal Women's Hospital. 

Lisa brings to the practice a wealth of knowledge and experience in the ultrasound diagnosis and counseling of high risk pregnancies such as multiple pregnancy, intrauterine growth restriction, fetal abnormality and maternal medical conditions. 

A mother of three gorgeous school aged children Lisa enjoys balancing her work and family life. 

Pro bono work includes her position as the chairperson of examinations within the maternal-fetal medicine subspecialty of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as well as contributing as a member of The Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity which provides advice to the minister for health on these issues.


Dr. Alison Fung, MBBS (hons), FRANZCOG, DDU, CMFM

Bio Summary:

As a consultant obstetrician and maternal-fetal medicine specialist at the Mercy Hospital for Women Alison has managed to balance this with her own private obstetrics practice as well as caring for her four beautiful children. 

Alison has a special interest in fetal ultrasound and diagnostic procedures. 

Her hobbies include Tae Kwon Do, tennis and golf.