Our Staff

Medical Director

Dr Geoff Brice

Dr Geoff Brice – MBBS FRACGP

Dr Geoff, 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.


Doctors

Lr Lucy Hu

Dr Lucy (Hong Yu) Hu – MBBS

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.

  • Chronic disease management
  • HPV screening (pap smears)
  • Immunisations
  • Implanon insertion & removal
  • Nursing home visits
  • Paediatrics
  • Skin excision & biopsy
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Women’s health
  • WorkCover
  • Wound Care

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Dr Richard Green – MBBS FRACGP

Dr Richard 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.

  • Chronic disease management
  • General medicine
  • HPV screening (pap smear)
  • Immunisations
  • Men’s health
  • Mental health
  • Paediatrics
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Skin checks
  • Skin excision & biopsy
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Women’s health
  • Wound care

Dr Sanjeewa Atapattu

Dr Sanjeewa Atapattu – FRACGP

Dr Sanjee recently moved from Queensland after working there as a General Practitioner for several years. He is interested in all areas of general practice including children’s health, chronic disease management, women’s health and men’s health.

Dr Sanjee also visits nursing home residents in the area. He is a fellow with RACGP and is fluent in Singhalese.

  • Chronic disease management
  • HPV screening (pap smear)
  • Immunisations
  • Implanon insertion & removal
  • Men’s health
  • Mental health
  • Paediatrics
  • Skin excision & biopsy
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Women’s health
  • WorkCover
  • Wound care

Dr Sudheera Vipulaguna

Dr Sudheera Vipulaguna – FRACGP

Dr Sudee recently moved from Queensland after working there as a General Practitioner for several years. She is a fellow with RACGP and has also completed her Diploma of Child Health at Westmead Hospital.

Dr Sudee enjoys all aspects of general practice including children’s health, chronic disease management, women’s health and men’s health. She is fluent in Singhalese.

  • Chronic disease management
  • HPV screening (pap smear)
  • Immunisations
  • Men’s health
  • Mental health
  • Paediatrics
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Women’s health
  • WorkCover
  • Wound care

Dr Amit Singh

Dr Amit Singh – MBBS AMC DPH FRACGP

Dr Amit began his medical career in Delhi, India. After completed his Bachelors training (MBBS) in India, he worked at various prestigious hospitals in Delhi in the department of surgery. He decided to move to Australia in 2008 to gain more experience and completed his Australian Medical Graduate certificate in 2010. He has worked at various hospitals in Australia since 2008 , including Western Health, Eastern Health, Echuca Regional Hospital and Seymour Hospital.

Dr Amit has completed several diplomas in his career, including the Diploma in Public Health from Deakin University in Melbourne. Dr Amit got his fellowship in General Practice FRACGP in 2019. He is recently doing a Diploma in Skin through Skin Cancer Council Victoria.

Dr Amit enjoys mental health, men’s health, sports medicine, chronic disease management, preventive medicine and his special interest is in DM, HTN, CKD, heart failure, PVD, Parkinson’s disease, falls prevention, and surgical procedures (including skin biopsy, incision and drainage, suturing wound, Implanon insertion and removal, Mirena removal, ingrown toe nail removal and HPV screening).

When he is not practicing, he loves watching and playing cricket and walking with his dog. He has twins, 5 years old. He is a very friendly and down-to-earth person.

  • Chronic disease management
  • Falls prevention
  • HPV screening (pap smear)
  • Implanon insertion & removal
  • Ingrown toenail removal
  • Men’s health
  • Mental health
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Mirena removal
  • Preventative medicine
  • Skin excision & biopsy
  • Sports medicine
  • Wound care

Dr. Vijay Jayaraman MBBS

Dr Vijay Jayaraman – MBBS FRACGP MRCGP (UK) DFFP MD DCH MSc (Diabetes)

Dr Vijay is an experienced GP with a special interest in the management of chronic and complex diseases including heart disease, asthma and other respiratory diseases. He has special interests in the management of diabetes and treating various paediatric problems in primary care. Dr Vijay has experience practicing in tertiary paediatric hospitals in India and the United Kingdom.

Dr Vijay performs minor surgical procedures and administers PRP injections to knee, shoulder and smaller joints.

Dr Vijay works with individuals and couples to provide family planning advice. He is accredited with insertion and removal of Implanon contraception devices and performs cervical smear.

Outside of his practice works, Dr Vijay visits with residents at our 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, and is experienced in dealing with drug and alcohol addiction in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

  • Alcohol & substance abuse
  • Chronic disease management
  • HPV screening (pap smear)
  • Immunisations
  • Implanon insertion & removal
  • Joint injections
  • Minor surgeries
  • Nursing home visits
  • Skin checks
  • Skin excision & biopsy
  • Travel vaccinations
  • WorkCover
  • Wound Care

Dr Tina Zhong

Dr Tina (Qiying) Zhong – MBBS FRACGP

Dr Tina graduated from Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Science in 1998. She has previously practised in Canberra Hospital and Nepean Hospital and gained her fellowship in 2018 at RACGP. She has also completed a Diploma of Children’s Health at Westmead Hospital and a Diploma of Dermoscopy.

Dr Tina is interested in skin, muscular-skeleton, paediatrics and general medicine.

  • Chronic disease management
  • HPV screening (pap smear)
  • Immunisations
  • Men’s health
  • Mental health
  • Paediatrics
  • Skin checks
  • Skin excision & biopsy
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Women’s health
  • WorkCover
  • Wound care

Colman

Dr Colman Fung – MBBS FRACGP

Before joining our practice, Dr Colman was the Clinical Assistant Professor of the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care of the University of Hong Kong. He had over 40 publications in the field of Family Medicine and Primary Care in international peer-reviewed journals. His special interests are on mental health, chronic disease management, and men’s health.

He also had Diploma in Child Health (Irel) and Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology (Wales). Obtaining the Master of Counselling of the Monash University in 2018 facilitated Dr Colman to get more “connected” with his patients. With the ability to communicate well in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Dr Colman enjoys being a General Practitioner in Australia, as he can provide holistic care (physically, psychologically, and socially) to his patients.

  • Chronic disease management
  • Immunisations
  • Mental health
  • Paediatrics
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Wound care
  • WorkCover

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Dr David Warburton – MBBS FRACP

Dr David Warburton, after having worked for many years in both public and private hospitals, has a special interest in complex medical conditions, and medication effects and interactions.

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.

      • Geriatric medicine
      • Nursing home visits
      • Medication effects & interactions

Dr. Wendy Schaffer Psychologist

Dr Wendy Schaffer – Psychologist MAPS FCEDP

Dr Wendy, 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.

Mental Health Care Plans are available through 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.

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.

  • Alcohol & substance abuse
  • Anxiety & depression
  • Grief
  • Individual & group therapy
  • Post traumatic stress disorder

 Practice Nurses

Val Yumul- Practice Nurse

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.

  • Assistance with minor surgical procedures
  • Chronic disease management
  • Emergency care & management
  • Immunisations & vaccinations
  • Preparation of GP Management Plan & Team Care Arrangement
  • Wound care

Sonia O'Reilly- Practice Nurse

Sonia O’Reilly – CMA Nurse

Passionate about caring for the ageing population, Sonia visits with clients at our 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.

  • Assistance with minor surgical procedures
  • Chronic disease management
  • Comprehensive medical assessment of nursing home residents
  • Emergency care & management
  • Immunisations & vaccinations
  • Preparation of GP Management Plan & Team Care Arrangement
  • Wound care

Charlie-Dirito

Charlie Dirito – Diabetic Educator & Practice Nurse

  • Assistance with minor surgical procedures
  • Chronic disease management
  • Diabetes management & education
  • Iron infusions
  • Preparation of GP Management Plan & Team Care Arrangement
  • Vitamin C Infusion
  • Vitamin D Injection
  • Wound Care

 Practice Manager – Sue Wilson

Receptionists – Teaghan, Kaitlin, Gayle & Tay