Meet Our Team

Dr Mahnaz Syed
Specialist Periodontist

Mahnaz commenced her specialist training at the Royal London Dental Hospital in 1998 and gained her specialist M.Clin.Dent with distinction in 2001, during her training she also received the Frank Ashley scholarship for advanced study in Periodontics. During her specialist training she completed her fellowship and membership qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons England.

Mahnaz has been in Perth Western Australia since 2007 where she practices as a specialist periodontist in Subiaco and is part time clinical implant tutor at the University of Western Australia. She is on the specialist list in Periodontics in the UK and Australia. Mahnaz is an ITI Member and a member of the American Academy for Implant Dentisty, as well as the American Academy of Periodontology.

Brad Pears
Practice Manager

Brad is the Director of Elite Perio and has been with Elite Perio since it was formed back in 2009.  Brad has a background in Medical Science and obtained Bachelor of Science in Laboratory Medicine from Curtin University in 2000. Brad first met Dr Mahnaz Syed whilst working in the London as a Medical Scientist at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, London in 2006.  Brad and Mahnaz moved back to Perth in 2007 and then opened Elite Perio in 2009.  Brad and Mahnaz got married in Cottesloe 2011, Mahnaz and Brad had a daughter together in 2013.  Since entering the business of dentistry Brad has completed a Diploma of Professional Practice Management from the University of New England in NSW.   Brad manages and directs all aspect of the Elite Perio business and is committed to continually improving customer service.  Away from work Brad loves to get out fishing and is kept busy with his daughter, enjoys traveling with Mahnaz back to Europe whenever possible. Brad also loves the AFL is a passionate Fremantle Dockers supporter.

Dr Eman Elhassan
Specialist Periodontist

 Dr Eman Elhassan specialises in the treatment of gum disease, soft tissue reconstructive plastic surgery and surgical placement of dental implants. Dr Elhassan strives to provide the highest quality care and comfort for her patients while attending to their individual periodontal and dental implants needs.

She completed her dental training in 2005, and practised dentistry for 5 years before attending the University of Western Australia for an additional 3 years to complete her speciality training in Periodontics (MClinDent Perio). She was also awarded the Membership of the Royal Australasian college of Dentistry in Periodontics (MRACDS Perio). 

Dr Elhassan continues to teach part time at the University of Western Australia and is an active member of numerous dental organisations including

  • Australian Dental Association

  • Australian Society of Periodontology

  • The Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists 

  • The International Team of Implantology


Dr. Elhassan has published and presented research at several conferences.  Her Research thesis was “Clinical and microbiological evaluation of one-stage full mouth disinfection in conjunction with systemically administered azithromycin in treatment of moderate to severe chronic periodontitis: a double blinded, randomised clinical trial“.

In her free time, she enjoys reading, yoga and spending quality time with her family & two girls.

Periodontal Hygienist

Juney is new member of our team and is fitting in nicely.  Juney started her dental career in 2002, having qualified as dentist in India.  Juney has a great interest in prevention of dental diseases.  Juney graduated from the dental school in Adelaide in 2014 and has been practising as a dental hygienist ever since.  Juney has broad experience working in both the public and private sector, Juney focus’s on patient comfort and periodontal disease maintenance. Juney relocated from Melbourne to Perth and is enjoying life in Perth, with her daughter and husband.

Periodontal Hygienist

Izabella has been with Elite Perio for around 5 years and has grown with Dr Syed and Elite Perio.  Izabella has been personally trained by Dr Syed and has developed a real passion for maintaining patients who have periodontal disease.  Izabella is currently studying Oral Health Therapy  at Curtin University to further her skills and career. Away from work Izabella she enjoys exploring and experiencing in the great outdoors with her two children.

Front Desk Coordinator

Debbie has been working in the dental industry for around 3 years. Debbie is our welcoming committee and you will probably either speak to Debbie on the phone or meet Debbie first when you come to us. Debbie is a cat lover and loves spending time with her cats. She also loves travelling, going out to restaurants and watching movies.

Senior Periodontal Assistant

Bozena has 12 years experience in dentistry and has been with Elite Perio for around 5 years.  Bozena and Dr Mahnaz Syed have developed a fantastic chemistry working together over the years and Dr Syed knows she can count on Bozena, to be right there during all the surgical procedures Dr Syed performs.  Bozena loves cooking and baking and often treats the rest staff by bring some of cooking into the practice.

Periodontal Assistant

Alyshia is relatively new to Elite Perio and is quickly becoming a valuable member of the team. Alyshia enjoys spending time with her family and friends and also enjoys going to the gym, going camping and traveling with her partner.

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Subi Strand, Subiaco, Perth WA 6008

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