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GP Principal, Director & Owner

FRACGP, FARCGP,MBBS

Dr Andrada graduated from  De La Salle  University  , Philippines  before migrating to australia  and had further  studies   with  the    Australian  Medical Council  registering to pursue  and advance his medical   career.

 

He had his internship training at St George  Hospital   , Sydney  before relocation to Melbourne  to  continue his  residency  training  at  Frankston  Hospital   and  the Northern Hospital. He has had extensive exposure  to   rural and  urban   areas as  a  Registrar  with  the  the Royal  Flying Doctors  Service ,  based in  Broken Hill.    Dr Andrada was able to  secure  his   fellowships with both   FRACGP  under  the  RACGP  and   FARGP  under the guise of  ACCRM .  He has then    joined Mediclnic   in 2006 and  eventually  secured his position  as a  director  and owner   of the clinic  thereafter.

 

Dr Andrada has a keen and avid interest on photography, tennis, scuba diving, kayaking, pistol and rifles as a hobby.

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MBBS, GradDip Counselling

Dr Guy Churchman graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1981.

 

His internship and hospital training was completed in the Mildura Base Hospital. He has practiced as a GP for over 20 years, and spent 12 years with the Commonwealth Medical Office.

 

His professional special interests include Drug & Alcohol, Counselling and 12-Step recovery. Dr Churchman’s personal interests include textiles, specifically ecclesiastical and Indonesian.

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MBBS

Dr Peter Drake graduated from Monash University in 1973. Peter was a Resident Medical Officer at Canberra Hospital in 1974 and then joined Drs Parkes and Sherlock at Jasper Road in April 1975.

Outside interests include his children, grandchildren, golf and fishing.

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MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Joy Liao grew up in New Zealand and graduated from the University of New South Wales. She completed her hospital training as well as her Specialist GP training in Sydney. Her professional special interests include mental health and sexual health, where she has additional post graduate qualifications in those two areas. 

Dr Liao’s personal interests include travelling, reading and writing short stories. 

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MBBS, BSc, FRACGP

Dr Eisha grew up in Sydney, completing her hospital and GP training.

Dr Eisha has interest in Chronic disease management, paediatrics, women's health, and sexual health.

In her spare time, Eisha enjoys baking, reading, and snorkelling.

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AOD Nurse Practitioner

Buddika (Bas) is the Nurse Practitioner with experience working in the area of Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD), both in the private and public sectors, mainly in Victoria. He is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and specialises in working with people who inject drugs, offering treatment options including opiate pharmacotherapy. He has special interest in addiction, juveniles with AOD  and mental health issues.

Buddika enjoys travel and cycling. He likes AFL, Richmond Football Club.

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Nurse Practitioner

BSc (N), PGDCCN, MANP, Asthma Educator

Vara is the first and only Nurse Practitioner working in South-eastern suburbs of Melbourne in general practice. Vara is a  highly skilled, knowledgeable Nurse Practitioner with three decades of experience in general practice and hospital settings in various departments such as respiratory, general medicine, intensive care and coronary care now emergency care.

Vara is passionate about your health and providing quality health care tailored to your specific needs. She is well qualified and gained experience in acute and general practice to optimise delivery of care. Vara’s aim is to provide a relaxing patient experience by allowing you to feel welcome, minimising wait times where possible and always aiming for a suitable appointment length to allow the quality and high standards of care to deliver.

Vara believes the importance of visiting is to stay healthy, not only assisting with illness, but also disease prevention such as skin cancer, cervical cancer, breast cancer and preventing hospital admissions with deterioration of chronic conditions such as Asthma, COPD and heart failure.

Vara’s mission is to work together as a team to achieve your health ambitions, while providing a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Vara’s aim is to provide personable healthcare by being a listening ear and a helping hand for your specific needs and being a reliable and trustworthy practitioner.

Qualifications

  • Masters in advanced nursing practice – The University of Melbourne

  • Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Nursing (ICU and Coronary care) -Deakin University, Melbourne

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (General, midwifery and public health)

  • Professional certificate of Skin cancer Medicine

  • Professional certificate in Dermatology

  • Cert in Immunisation

  • Cert in sexual Health

  • Asthma Educator

  • TAE Cert IV

  • PAP smear Accredited.

 

Book with Vara for following

  • Sexual health, male, female, and skin conditions

  • Women’s health, including PAP smear

  • Respiratory conditions including Asthma.

  • HIV PrEP-Prescriptions

  • General medical conditions and general health check

  • Cardiac conditions and ECGs

  • Immunisations, travel vaccines (incl Yellow fever), monkeypox and childhood vaccines

  • Wound Management and care

  • Skin conditions and Mole check to prevent skin cancer.

  • Dermatological conditions including Eczema, acne etc

  • Heart health assessment

  • Chronic and lifestyle-related conditions (e.g. asthma, diabetes, eczema, acne, allergic rhinitis, healthy weight management, health coaching)

  • Family planning services: pre-conceptual counselling/contraception advice

  • Routine non-complex antenatal services

  • Pathology, Radiology referrals

  • Medical certificates

  • Prescriptions

  • Referrals to other health care professionals including specialists

Allied Health

Please book our Allied Health Online or call 03 95441555 to boo

Psychologist :

Cherie Lacis (Monday to Thursday)

Filomena (Wednesday)

Dietitian:

Ker Wei Ng (Tuesday)

Chiropractic:

Dr Timothy Paynter (Wednesday to Friday)

Podiatrist :

Joe Spicuglia (Thursday & Friday)

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