Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Monash University

Steve is a psychiatrist and Head of the Consultation, Liaison and Emergency Psychiatry Unit at Alfred Health in Melbourne. Steve is passionate about medical education, and has taught medical students and psychiatry trainees for many years. He co-authored the medical student textbook "Psych-Lite: Psychiatry That's Easy to Read."

Steve also appears on Melbourne ABC Radio as part of "Writs & Cures" exploring the latest issues in medicine and law (Tuesdays at 8pm), and is part of 3RRR's Radiotherapy team where he appears as Dr DoLittle (Sundays at 10am).

Steve's research interests include medical education, trauma psychiatry, psychiatric complications of medical disorders and the neurobiology of anxiety disorders.


  • 2000–present
    Head, Consultation, Liaison & Emergency Psychiatry, Alfred Health
  • 2006–present
    Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Monash University


  • 2004 
    University of Melbourne, Doctor of Medicine
  • 1996 
    University of Melbourne, Master of Medicine
  • 1996 
    Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Fellowship
  • 1988 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


  • 2010
    Psych-Lite: Psychiatry That's Easy to Read, McGraw-Hill Education