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Dr. Ernesto Andrada

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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Dr. Guy Churchman

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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Cherie Lacis

Clinical Psychologist

Cherie Lacis has been practicing as a psychologist since 2001. She joined Mediclinic in 2008, and after further study was endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist in 2013. Cherie’s special interests include anxiety, depression, substance use and Adult ADHD.

In Cherie’s spare time, she enjoys travelling, films, art and spending time with family and friends.

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Dr. Peter Drake

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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Vara Perikala

Nurse Practitioner

BSc (N), PGDCCN, MANP, Asthma Educator

Vara Perikala is an experienced and highly qualified Nurse Practitioner.

Her areas of expertise are in Respiratory/Acute Medicine as a Clinical Nurse Consultant, and Critical Care ICU as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Book with Vara for:

1. Sexual Health Clinic

2. Cervical Screening

3. Medical Certificates

4. Pathology Requests

5. Asthma and Respiratory Related Conditions

6. Immunisations - Childhood, and Adult

7. Wound Management and Skin Checks

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Joe Spicuglia

The Foot Folk - Podiatrist

Joe completed his Masters of Podiatric practice in 2017 at La Trobe University Bundoora, following his aspirations to work in podiatry. Joe has a strong passion for biomechanics and human movement, devoting extensive time to expand knowledge. Joe's enjoys the private practice lifestyle, however has previous high risk foot clinic experience. Joe has proudly worked both locally and internationally.

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Mat Munro

Practice Director and Principal Physiotherapist

Back in Motion Clayton Partnership

Mediclinic and Back in Motion Physiotherapy has just joined forces, and Mat Munro will be onsite with us Thursday onwards.

After studying Sport & Exercise Science in Launceston and Physiotherapy in Sydney, Mat returned home in 2012 to the best state in our country and joined the Back In Motion. He has a passion for helping his clients achieve their goals, return to full function and prevent future injuries. Mat's love for physiotherapy grew over the years due to his past involvement in swimming and football (where he endured many injuries!). In his spare time he can be found playing footy, swimming or trying to avoid chocolate which he has a disturbing addiction to!

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Dr. Joy Liao - On Maternity Leave

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.