Dr Geoff Brice- MBBS FRACGP
Dr Geoff Brice, our founding medical director opened our practice in July 2010. A GP with over 30 years of Australian Medical experience, he has worked predominantly in Family Medicine, but also as an Emergency Physician, at Maroondah, Knox and Cabrini Hospitals. He was responsible for bringing many of the Residents of Local Aged Facilities to our practice. To this day our doctors care for over 18 Residential Aged Care Facilities in the outer East. Doctor Brice has a wide range of interests in medicine, from General Medicine, to Anti-aging and Integrative Medicine, Arthritis, Obesity and healthy nutrition. Beyond medicine you can find him in his garden, or enjoying his music. He is an avid sports fan, who still believes in the Mighty Dee’s.
He recently celebrated his 45th Wedding Anniversary, with his wife Sue, with a round the world trip. He is father to 3 children and 6 grandchildren, who he adores.
DR LUCY HU, M.B.B.S. B.Nurse
Dr Lucy is a caring General Practitioner who loves all aspects of General Practice especially the diversity that it brings. She is a comprehensive doctor who strives to ensure all her patients receive a high quality medical care. Dr Lucy trained in Paediatric medicine and and brings with her over 12 years experience in Paediatric Medicine. Dr Lucy continues with her love of children by being one of our leading Paediatric General Practitioners.
Fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese, Dr Lucy is able to provide comprehensive medical care to patients of all denominations.
DR NATASHA MITIK-DINEVA MBBS FRACGP
Dr Natasha is an experienced GP who enjoys the variety of General Practice but has a special interest in Women’s Health.
Dr Natasha provides ‘shared Maternity Care’ through Eastern and Mercy Health.
She also performs IUD and Implanon insertions and removals.
DR RICHARD GREEN MBBS FRACGP
Dr Richard Green graduated MBBS from Monash University in Victoria, in 1994. He attained his specialist GP qualifications, his FRACGP in 2011. He is married with two young children, he enjoys developing his garden, and being with his family. Richard brings many years of experience in General practice to our medical centre, and is interested in all aspects of General practice. He’s an avid music fan, and relaxes with his music.
DR ANAND SINGH MBBS FRACGP Dip Derm
Dr Anand Singh, brings with him a wealth of Medical knowledge. Having completed Post Graduate Diploma’s in Health and Hospital Management, and in Maternal and Child Health, he a highly experienced GP equipped with the knowledge and skills to manage a wide variety of health conditions. His special interests include; Dermatology, Women’s health, and Geriatric Medicine.
DR VIJAY JAYARAMAN MBBS FRACGP MRCGP (UK) DFFP MD DCH MSc (Diabetes)
Dr Vijayanandam (Vijay) Jayaraman is an experienced GP with a special interest in the management of Chronic and Complex Diseases including; Heart Disease, Asthma and other Respiratory diseases.Dr Vijay has a special interest in the management of Diabetes.
Dr Vijay performs minor surgical procedures and administers joint injections.
Dr Vijay works with individuals and couples to provide family planning advice. He is accredited with inserting implanons and coils.
Outside of his practice works, Dr Vijay visits with residents at out many Nursing Home and Residential facilities to provide holistic care at all stages of life including Palliative Care.
Dr Vijay Practices with empathy and takes time to listen to and communicate with his patients.
Dr Vijay is an approved Methadone and Suboxone prescriber.
DR SUMITA SINGH MBBS FRACGP
Having served in the Army Medical Corps, as a medical officer, Dr Sumita Singh is equipped with the knowledge and
practical skills to manage an array of health concerns.
Dr Sumita has worked in various hospitals as a GP with special interest in woman’s health.
She brings with her, years of experience in obstetric care and contraception.
DR DAVID WARBURTON MBBS FRACGP FRACMA
Dr David Warburton, having worked in The Valley Private Hospital’s Emergency Department is skilled to manage not only minor medical ailments but also complex Medical conditions. Having specialist knowledge in Geriatric Medicine, Dr David Warburton extends his clinical expertise beyond the clinic to provide Medical support and care to residents residing in our many Nursing and Residential facilities.
Passionate about educating new doctors, Dr David Warburton is also involved in the clinical education of Medical students.
DR MAGDY TWODROS MBBS AMC FRACGP
After successfully completing a specialised Diploma in Paediatric Medicine, Dr Twodros worked as a Paediatric and Neonatology Registrar.He is passionate about Children’s health and ensuring children are able to live life to the fullest. Dr Twodros has the skills, passion and knowledge to facilitate high quality care for all children.
Beyond that, Dr Twodros is also passionate about aged care, attending to the regular care of our many Nursing Home patients.
Dr Wendy Schaffer Psychologist MAPS, MCEDP
Dr Wendy Schaffer, a member of the Australian Psychological Society, is a Consulting Psychologist, group analyst and Psychoanalytical psychotherapist, with over 30 years clinical experience.
Wendy works holistically and is able to discern the best method of psychological intervention for each individual, group or family. Employing evidence based theories including; Cognitive Behavioural Therapies, interpersonal Therapy and group Psychotherapies, Wendy is competent in facilitating management of a wide variety of Mental Health concerns including; Anxiety, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), substance abuse and grief.
If you or a loved one are experiencing distress, grief or trauma and would like to speak to someone, please call 9739 3837 to book an appointment for a Mental Health Care plan.
Mental Health Care Plans are available though your GP. A GP Mental Health Care Plan is a health action plan, tailored toward your individual needs. It will enable access to Medicare subsidised Psychology consultations. To book an appointment for a Mental Health Care Plan please call 9739 3837.
Val Yumul- Practice Nurse
Val provides competent, comprehensive and proficient nursing care to all our patients.
Val is a specialist Chronic Disease management nurse and is skilled with immunisations and wound care.
He facilitates emergency care and management of our patients whilst assisting with surgical procedures.
Sonia O’Reilly- Practice Nurse
Passionate about caring for the ageing population, Sonia visits with clients at our 18 Residential Nursing Home facilities to conduct comprehensive health assessments and ensure each clients individual needs are met.
When not working in our aged care facilities, Sonia is in the practice to facilitate patient care and management.
Seema Gupta – B. Pharm, M. Pharm, Consultant Pharmacy, Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacy (Board of Pharmacy Specialities), MPS
Seema is a board certified Geriatric Consultant Pharmacist. Seema provides a quality Medication review service, which extends to all Patients within our Residential and Nursing Home facilities and those in the community.
Seema will visit you in the comfort of your own home and works in conjunction with our General Practitioners, to reduce the incidence of Medication errors and drug related adverse events. Seema takes a holistic approach to her practice by providing community medication education to reduce the burden of medications for patients and improve medication knowledge.
For patients aged below 65 years, Seema consults in the practice every Friday.
Sue Wilson- Practice Manager