GP Principal, Director & Owner
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Referrals to other health care professionals including specialists
Please book our Allied Health Online or call 03 95441555 to book
Cherie Lacis (Monday to Thursday)
Ker Wei Ng (Tuesday)
Dr Timothy Paynter (Wednesday to Friday)
Joe Spicuglia (Thursday & Friday)