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Clinical Staff

Dr Deepak Dhokia

FRACGP MRCGP(UK) DRCOG DFFP MBBS(Lon) BSc

DRCOG (UK)– Diploma Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Shared Antenatal Care Provider

Skin Cancer University of Queensland Training 
CBT Provider 

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.

 

Dr Nuwan Athauda

FRACGP MRCGP(UK) DRCOG DPD MBBS (UK) BSc

DRCOG (UK)– Diploma Obstetrics and Gynaecology

DPD = Diploma in Practical Dermatology

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. Dr 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 Dr 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. He believes that continuity of care is the key to better health and wellbeing. During his free time he enjoys spending time with his young family and is a keen golfer.

 

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.

 

She completed her residency at Peninsula Health,  gaining broad experience in Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Obstetrics  and Gynaecology, Aged Care and Psychiatry, before embarking on her  chosen career in General Practice.

 

Michelle completed her RACGP qualifications in 2002  and is a former examiner for the College of General Practitioners. She  has been a part of Ashburton Family Practice since it’s first year and  is a well established family doctor, with nearly twenty years practicing in Ashburton and surrounding suburbs.

 

Michelle aims to provide quality, holistic medical  care across a patient’s lifespan including paediatrics, aged care,  mental health, women’s and men’s health. She welcomes all existing  patients and looks forward to establishing new patient relationships.

 

She is married with two teenagers and a rescue Ragdoll cat.

Dr Erroleen Fung

MBBS (Hons) FRACGP

Dr Erroleen Fung was born and educated in Melbourne, graduating from Monash University in 1997 with honours. Her internship and residency were completed at Box Hill Hospital and the Angliss Hospital where she gained experience in emergency medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, orthopaedics, Urology and Psychiatry, before embarking on her chosen career in general practice. Dr Erroleen completed her RACGP qualifications in 2002.

With more than 15 years experience as a GP she has previously been well established in Melbourne CBD. She welcomes her existing patients and looks forward to developing new patient relationships.

Dr Erroleen is interested in all aspects of General Practice, aiming to provide a quality, holistic approach across a patient’s life span including women’s health, family planning, paediatrics, mental health and preventive health. During her free time, she enjoys long distance running and swimming.

 

Dr Shaminder Kaur

FRACGP, DRCOG, DGM
DRCOG(UK)  – Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (UK)

Shared Antenatal Care provider

Dr Kaur is a British trained GP and studied at the University of Manchester qualifying as a doctor in 2008. She has experience in all areas of General practice including children’s health, women’s health, chronic disease management, mental health and worked extensively in elderly care medicine leading to her obtaining a diploma in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Geriatric Medicine.

Dr Kaur aims to achieve an excellent standard of patient care, she always involves patients in their management plans.

Dr Kaur enjoys building strong and lasting relationships with her patients and their families. At home she enjoys cooking, keeping fit and travelling.

Dr Chathuri Siriwardene

FRACGP MBBS

Dr Chathuri completed her medical degree at Monash University graduating with honours in 2014. She has been working in General Practice since 2017. She has also completed the Sydney Child Health program through the University of Sydney gaining further knowledge in paediatric medicine.

She enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has special interests in children’s health, women’s health and can also perform Implanon insertions and removals.  She is passionate about preventive health and health education ensuring that patients are well informed  about their health care needs.

In her spare time she enjoys baking, running and travelling.

Dr Adrian Brodsky

FRACGP MD

Dr Brodsky is the newest addition to our team.  He is a graduate of the University of Melbourne. He completed medical school in 2014 and since has worked in Eastern Health (Physician Specialities, neurology, cardiology and aged care, general internal medicine) after which he commenced his GP training in Gippsland.  He gained his Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of  General Practitioners in 2020.  

He is passionate about delivering holistic care to patients, with a keen interest in emergency medicine, cardiovascular health, primary prevention, men’s health and musculoskeletal problems.  He firmly believes in continuity of care, and preventative health care to ensure the best outcomes for patients in the long term.

Outside of medicine he enjoys hiking and mountaineering. 
 

Georgia Bailey

Clinical Psychologist

Georgia a Clinical Psychologist who has completed a Master of Clinical Psychology. She provides a safe, warm and nurturing environment for her clients, and believes in a holistic approach to wellbeing. Her treatment approach is focused on finding the right fit for each individual by drawing on evidence based treatments including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She aims to create an environment where her clients can explore their difficulties and concerns, while being supported to move forward. 


Georgia works with adolescents and adults across a range of areas, including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, grief and loss, disordered eating, work and school related stress, and adjustment difficulties. She is particularly passionate about working with people who experience anxiety. 

Georgia is available for appointments from Tuesday to Saturday. 

 

Nurse & Admin

Lucy

Practice Nurse

Lucy 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. She speaks fluent Mandarin.

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!

Find Us

Practice Address

249 High Street, Ashburton, VIC 3147

After Hours

Please call: 13 SICK (137425)

Emergencies

In case of emergency, call 000

Opening Hours

Practice Hours

Monday: 8am to 7pm

Tuesday - Friday: 8am to 6pm

Saturday: 9am to 1pm

Sunday: 9am - 3pm

Pathology Collection

Mon - Fri : 9am- 1pm

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