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INDEPENDENT  GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Jim Glaspole

Dr Jim Glaspole

General Medicine | Preventative Medicine Geriatric Medicine | Paediatrics | Palliative Care

Skin Cancer | Minor surgical procedures

Jim studied medicine at the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Jim is particularly interested in keeping individuals with chronic illnesses as happy and healthy as possible.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Shelly McIllree

Dr Shelly McIllree

General Medicine | Women’s Health

Preventive Medicine

Shelly graduated Monash University and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Shelly is also accredited for shared obstetric care at the Mercy and Eastern Health.

Language/s: English, some proficiency in Sign Language (Auslan)

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Fiona Chao

Dr Fiona Chao

General Medicine | Women’s Health

Paediatrics | Implanon Insertion | Skin procedures | Iron infusion | MTOP

Fiona graduated with honours from Monash University and worked in various specialties at Monash Health prior to joining general practice. She is passionate about chronic disease management, women’s health and mental health. She enjoys spending time with her family and walking her Golden Retriever outside of work.

 

Language/s: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Tina Zhong

Dr Tina Zhong

General Medicine | Paediatrics | Skin Cancer

Chronic Disease Management | Women’s Health | Iron Infusion | Children’s Health

Dr Tina (Qiying) Zhong graduated at the Sun Yat-sen University in China in 1998. She earned her Australian Medical Council (AMC) Certification in 2007 and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Tania Poon

Dr Tania Poon

General Medicine | Acupuncture

Dr Tania Poon joined Vermont Medical Clinic in 2019. Tania is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Lufi Mulyadi

Dr Lufi Mulyadi

General Medicine | Women's Health | Chronic Disease | Medical Education | Paediatrics

Lufi is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and in addition to working as a General Practitioner, she is a lecturer at Monash University and accredits continuing professional development activities in her role as an Education Activity Representative for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Language/s: English

Dr Chris Madden, General Practitioner at Vermont Medical Clinic.

Dr Chris Madden

General Medicine

Originally from the UK, Chris is a GP with specialist training who loves the variety of General Practice and the long-term relationships it fosters with people and their families. Chris is passionate about training the next generation of Doctors, working with the RACGP in Postgraduate GP specialist education. Chris is Vermont Medical Clinic's GP Registrar Supervisor as well as a supervisor to student Doctors from the University of Melbourne. When he's not at Vermont Medical Clinic, you'll find Chris enjoying many outdoor pursuits such as hiking, cycling, swimming and regularly jogging with his Labrador Molly. He is a long suffering supporter of Leicester City Football Club and also has a soft spot for the Richmond Tigers in the AFL.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Merran Gowans

Dr Merran Gowans

General Medicine | Women’s Health | Shared Care | Paediatrics | Weight Loss

Merran studied medicine at the University of Melbourne and has been a General Practitioner at Vermont Medical Clinic for over twenty years.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Lidija Suntesic

Dr Lidija Suntesic

General Medicine | Skin Cancer

Lidija studied medicine at the University of Melbourne and has been a general practitioner at Vermont Medical Clinic for over twenty years. She also has professional training in the detection and management of skin cancer.

Language/s: English

Dr Veronika Kirchner is a General Practitioner at Vermont Medical Clinic.

Dr Veronika Kirchner

General Medicine

Veronika graduated in medicine from the University of Melbourne and has been a general practitioner for many years. Her special interests include preventive medicine and working with patients to optimise their health.

 

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Lydia Tkacz

Dr Lydia Tkacz

General Medicine | Travel Health

Dr Lydia Tkacz joined Vermont Medical Clinic in 2019. Lydia is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Daniel Epstein

Dr Daniel Epstein

General Medicine | Vaccinations | Iron Infusions

Dan is a graduate of Monash University and The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, where he was awarded the 2018 Training Registrar GP of the year for Australia. Dan completed his PhD at the Monash University Faculty of Public Health in 2022. His research interests include decision making, behaviour change and game design.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Chiharu Yamano

Dr Chiharu Yamano

General Medicine

Growing up in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Chiharu studied her Biomedical degree at Melbourne University before completing her medical degree at Monash University. Chiharu worked initially at Monash Health before moving into General Practice.

Chiharu has an interest in chronic disease management and women’s health. In her spare time, she loves going on hikes and seeing the great outdoors.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic General Practitioner, Dr Jerome Klein

Dr Jerome Klein

General Medicine

Jerome is a graduate from Bavaria in Germany. While studying neurosurgery he met his Australian future wife, and changed his career path to General Practice. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Language/s: English, German

DERMATOLOGIST

INDEPENDENT SKIN CANCER DOCTORS

INDEPENDENT ALLIED HEALTH PRACTITIONERS

Vermont Medical Clinic Physiotherapist, Varsha Bhikha

Varsha Bhikha

General Physiotherapy | Women's Health

Pelvic Floor | Continence | Rehabilitation

Varsha is a qualified Physiotherapist, with additional training in Continence and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic Psychologist, Dr Phoebe Kho

Dr Phoebe Kho

Mental Health | Geriatric Psychology

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder | Grief and Bereavement

Phoebe Kho is a board registered psychologist and studied her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and PhD in Psychology at the University of Melbourne.

Language/s: English, Mandarin, Malay, Cantonese, Teow Chew, Hokkien

Vermont Medical Clinic Physiotherapist, Suki Fok

Suki Fok

Physiotherapy | Chiropractic

With a Master of Chiropractic degree (RMIT University) and Master of Physiotherapy (Latrobe University), Suki uses her combination of chiropractic and physiotherapy expertise to treat each patient in a holistic manner.

Language/s: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Vermont Medical Clinic Podiatrist, Dr David Jayapaul

Dr David Jayapaul

General Podiatry | Paediatric Podiatry | Sports Podiatry| Orthotics

A graduate of LaTrobe University David is a highly skilled podiatrist with many years’ experience.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic Speech Therapist, Natalia Ehrlich

Natalia Ehrlich

Speech and language difficulties | Reading and spelling difficulties | Auditory information processing | Stuttering and fluency | Autism Spectrum disorders | Play and social interaction skills

Natalia enjoys working with children of all ages. Natalia’s services include individual and group based interventions.

Language/s: English

Vermont Medical Clinic Dietician, Janice Siu

Janice Siu

Healthy Eating | Diabetes | Heart Diseases

Gastrointestinal Disorders | Malnutrition

Weight Management

Janice is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and completed a Master of Dietetics at Monash University. She is passionate about nourishing children and adults and supporting them in achieving health goals via nutrition.

 

Language/s: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

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