MEET THE TEAM

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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. Ali Taheri

MD, FRACCP, GP, Family Medicine, Minor Surgery

Dr Ali Taheri

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Dr. Peter Drake

General Practitioner

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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Dr. Joy Liao

General Practitioner

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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Dr. Varun Kommidi

General Practitioner

B.Biomedsci, M.D. FRACGP

Varun graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2014. He completed his internship, and further training in internal medicine at Monash Health before commencing General Practice training in 2018. He attained fellowship of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2020. He has experience in routine primary care and preventative health for all ages, as well as in helping patients who are having problems with Alcohol and Other Drugs.

 

He believes in proactive preventative care at all ages and sees patients for any of their routine health needs. He is also available for consultations regarding Drug and Alcohol treatment, Sexual Health, and Mental Health.

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Dr. 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. Joe Spicuglia

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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