Our Specialists

Get to know the professional team behind
Chesed Medical and surgical:

Australian Diabetes Society | Endocrine Society of Australia
American Endocrine Society

Dr Algenes Aranha

Consultation Types:

We would like to introduce Dr Algenes Aranha as our onsite Endocrinologist.

He has lived and worked on the Gold Coast since 2015. He completed his FRACP in 2013, in both Diabetes and Endocrinology as well as in General Medicine.

Dr Aranha has worked for the past ten years in Queensland, also in the United Kingdom prior to that.

Credentialed Diabetes Educator

Laura Zimmerman

Consultation Types:

Laura is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Credentialed Diabetes Educator and is currently training to become a Specialist Nurse Practitioner.

Having established a highly successful private Diabetes Educator practice across QLD and NSW (and nationally via Telehealth), Laura is passionate about providing the best service to people with diabetes, irrespective of where they live.

She is an expert in the education of patients across the full spectrum of diabetes, including insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM).

Laura is an industry leader in diabetes management through Telehealth.

General Physician

Dr Nooralddin Al-Saffi

Dr Nooralddin Al-Saffi

Consultation Types:

We would like to introduce Dr Nooralddin Al-Saffi FRACP, MRCP(UK), SC endocrine and diabetes (UK) as General Physician with highly focused interest in endocrine and diabetes. He has 22 years of experience in the medical field. Many years of experience in managing complex diabetes patients.

Dr Noor has worked for the past five years in Queensland Health. He manages wide range of adult internal medicine cases.

  • Diabetes and general endocrine patients 
  • General Medicine patients
  • Telehealth consultation