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Our Doctors

We are a fully accredited general medical practice committed to providing the best in general practice care.
We have both female and male doctors, offering personalised care with two waiting room areas, three consulting rooms, and a treatment room available for nursing, wound care and small operative procedures.

 

Dr Graeme Mulvey

Specialties: general medicine, paediatrics, men’s health, obstetric care, mental health, counselling.

Availability: Monday and Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday mornings

Dr Mulvey is a Melbourne University graduate and has been at Craigrossie for 21 years. Before that, he worked for 9 years in remote and rural Aboriginal health and 8 years of migrant and community health in an inner city Melbourne community health centre. He is interested in all aspects of general and preventive medicine - for the past 4 years he has travelled regularly to Cummeragunga community where he works 2 days a fortnight at the Aboriginal Medical Service.

Dr Lynette Peters

Specialties: women’s health, shared care obstetrics, adolescent, paediatric medicine and mental health

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday until early afternoon and alternate Wednesdays.

Dr Peters is interested in all aspects of family medicine – especially women's health including shared obstetric care, mental health, paediatric and adolescent health care.

Dr Jenny Shao

Specialties: speaks Mandarin - family care, aged care, women’s health, paediatrics and acupuncture

Availability: Monday, Wednesday afternoon and and Friday mornings

Dr Shao has had medical training in Australia and overseas. She has an MB BS, FRACGP, Dip. Immunology, Master of Medicine and graduated in 1982. Dr Shao also inserts and removes implanon (implant).

Dr Paul Nisselle

Specialties: all aspects of general practice including counselling but not Pap Smears.

Availability: Monday to Thursday and Saturday mornings

 

We are delighted to announce that Dr Paul Nisselle AM, MBBS, FRACGP has joined the team at the Craigrossie Clinic. Paul was a GP in Elwood for many years before leaving practice to teach, lecture and write on patient safety, risk management and doctor-patient communication. He is perhaps best known for his long spell broadcasting as Dr Paul on ABC 774 and regionals from 1982 to 2009. He reluctantly gave up that role when he left to work in London as Senior Consultant, Educational Services, for the Medical Protection Society, the world’s largest medical indemnity company. Back in Australia, he returned to his first love, general practice.
He has a wide range of clinical interests, centred primarily on internal medicine (in particular hypertension, heart and vascular disease, and their prevention)and counselling. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2003.

Dr Cathy Chang

Specialties: paediatrics, mental health counselling, adolescent medicine and all aspects of general practice.

Availability: Tuesday mornings and every 2nd Wednesday morning

Dr Chang graduated from the University of Melbourne and is interested in all areas of family health. Dr Chang also inserts and removes implanon (implant).



Dr Dilanka Hettiarachchi

Specialties: general family medicine, paediatrics, women's health and Aged Care

Availability: Monday afternoon, Thursdays and Fridays

 

Dr. Hettiarachchi graduated from The University of Auckland, New Zealand in 2004. In 2012 she was admitted to the fellowship of the Royal Australian college of General Practitioners. She is experienced in all areas of general family medicine, with a special interest in paediatrics, women's health and chronic disease management. Dr. Hettiarachchi also inserts and removes Implanon contraceptive implants. She is passionate about health promotion and preventative medicine and has a Master of Public Health from the University of Melbourne.

Mrs Hara Syros
Clinical Psychologist

Specialties: speaks Greek - all aspects of general psychology within the community.

Availability: Friday and Saturday mornings.

 

General medical practitioners can refer patients to a psychologist under the GP Mental Health Care Plan for ongoing management. A patient is eligible for up to ten Medicare rebates per calendar year.  

Support Staff

Practice Manager: Susan Light

Registered Nurses (Division 1): Yanling (Linda) Zhao (Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays) speaks Mandarin, Lisa Berg (Thursdays) and Wen Xu (Thursdays and Fridays)

Reception: Joanna Stamatakis, Amy Howe (Maternity leave), Tiffany Charlton and Oonagh McGowan

 

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