As one of two Deputy Chief Health Officers at Telstra Health, Dr Tim Ross carries responsibility for clinical governance and operations, ensuring clinical safety is paramount in the work we do for our digital health products and services across their full lifecycle in all Telstra Health businesses.
Tim joined Telstra Health in June 2019 having worked at Bupa Australia and New Zealand as Medical Services Director for Bupa Villages and Aged Care, Australia and New Zealand, and as a National Medical Director across all Bupa businesses.
Tim graduated from Monash University and holds the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). His clinical career involved 20 years of general practice in urban, rural and regional locations, and in the U.K. He has worked for the RACGP training program and in the Department of General Practice at the University of Melbourne. In practice, his work has included being a GP supervisor and teaching medical students. He was the tournament doctor at the Kooyong Classic tennis tournament for 11 events.
Representative work has included Primary Health Networks, AMA Victoria, AMA Federal, and RACGP Victoria Faculty, involving board work and specialist committees.