About Us

Clinical Staff

 

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Dr Deepak Dhokia – FRACGP MRCGP(UK) DRCOG DFFP MBBS(Lon) BSc

Dr Deepak was born in London and trained at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in Central London, graduating in 2005.

Since then he has worked across a broad range of specialities in London, priming him for a career in General Practice (Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, General Medicine and Psychiatry).

He has placed a great emphasis on postgraduate education during his career ­ completing his formal Royal College exams, as well as post­graduate diplomas prior to moving to Australia.

He is a firm believer in a holistic approach to patient care.

He is an accredited provider of Shared Antenatal care ­with a recognised diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and has a keen interest in Mental Health and Wellbeing.

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Dr Nuwan Athauda – FRACGP MRCGP(UK) DRCOG DPD MBBS (UK) BSc

Dr Nuwan was born and educated in London and completed his medical training at University College London (UCL).

After graduating in 2002, he has gained extensive knowledge and experience in emergency medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, general medicine and public health.

Nuwan completed his general practice training in 2006 attaining his MRCGP post graduate qualification as well as diplomas in obstetrics and gynaecology and dermatology.

After working as a GP in the UK Nuwan emigrated to Australia in 2010 where he gained the fellowship to The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Nuwan has a keen interest in paediatrics and family medicine.

Having young children of his own has provided him with a greater insight to paediatric care. Nuwan believes that continuity of care is the key to better health and wellbeing.

During his free time Nuwan enjoys spending time with his young family and is a keen golfer.

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Dr Michelle Lee – MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, CSCT (Women’s Health)

Dr Michelle Lee was born and educated in Melbourne, graduating from Monash University in 1997 with honours. Her internship and residency were completed at Peninsula Health where she gained experience in Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aged Care and Psychiatry, before embarking on her chosen career in general practice.

She completed her RACGP qualifications in 2003 and is a former examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

With more than 12 years experience as a GP, Dr Lee is well established in Melbourne’s South Eastern suburbs. She welcomes her existing patients and looks forward to developing new patient relationships.

Dr Lee is interested in all aspects of General Practice, aiming to provide a quality, holistic approach across a patient’s lifespan including maternal and women’s health, paediatrics, mental health and aged care.

Dr Lee is married with two primary school aged children.

Nurse

Karen Araneta – Practice Nurse

Karen Araneta – She has been a nurse since 2005, and has worked across a wide range of specialties, and has extensive family practice nursing experience.  She provides immunisations as well as general nursing for all chronic conditions, and believes strongly in quality of care.

 

Admin Staff

Mimma Schiavello – Senior Receptionist

Mimma is our senior receptionist and has been a medical receptionist for many years and is dedicated to providing a family friendly approach to our patients. She can speak fluent Italian, and is very passionate about coffee!