Meet the team

Tenanted medical practitioners

Dr Dougal Adams

Dr Dougal Adams

MBBS; FRACGP

Dougal graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1988 and has worked as a GP since 1991 initially in Scotland and then in Perth. His interests include general medicine, men’s health, travel medicine and paediatrics.

 

Dr Melanie Cheng

MBBS (Hons) and FRACGP

Melanie graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2003. Before transitioning to general practice, she volunteered with an Australian NGO in Cambodia. During her training, she has worked in the areas of Aboriginal Health, Sexual Health and Chronic Disease Management. Melanie enjoys all areas of general practice and has special interests in women’s health and mental health.

 

Dr Sophie Constantanides

MBBS

Sophie is a general practitioner who works in the area of mental health, particularly focused psychological care.

Dr Jacqueline EL-Masry

Dr Jacqueline El-Masry

MBBS (Melb), FRACGP

Jacqui graduated from Melbourne University in 1992.  Having over 2O years’ experience she enjoys all aspects of general practice and has special interests in women’s health.  She is affiliated with the Royal Women’s, Northern, Western and Mercy hospitals for shared care.

Dr Karl Gassert

Dr Karl Gassert

MBBS (Melb), FRACGP

Karl graduated from the University of Melbourne and enjoys all aspects of General Practice. He also offers laser acupuncture.

 

Dr Jim (Dimitri) Giannakopoulos

MBBS (Melb), DRANZCOG, Cert in Travel Health, FRACGP

Jim takes an interest in all areas of general practice. He has extra qualifications in women's health and travel medicine. He is affiliated with Royal Women’s Hospital for shared antenatal care.

He strongly believes in educating patients about their health and that the role of humour in health care is under-rated. (We suggest you laugh politely at his jokes.)

 

Dr Denver Jansen

MBBS, FRACGP

Denver graduated from Monash University in 1991. He spent 25 years in general practice while also working at Federation University in Ballarat servicing the student health facility and travel medicine clinic. He has extensive experience in all aspects of general practice including mental health, sexual health, minor procedures and musculoskeletal medicine.

Denver believes the best outcomes in general practice are achieved through collaboration between patient and doctor, with clear communication and explanation being essential.

Dr Alan Li

Dr Guang Min (Alan) Li

MBChB, FRACGP

Alan graduated from University of Otago and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.  After graduation he worked as a GP in rural NSW gaining experience in Paediatrics, fracture management, wedge resections, mental health, chronic disease and Aboriginal health.  He followed with 5 years  working in the 24 hour medical clinic in Cairns, providing services including travel/dive medicine, family planning, men’s health and performing various skin procedures including cancer removal.  Alan also gained experience in sports medicine working with the Australian national and other International Judo teams.

Dr Fanny Lie

Dr Fanny Lie

MBBS (Melb), BMedSc, PGradDIpAna, FRACGP

Dr Fanny Lie completed medicine at The University of Melbourne in 2006. She has gained extensive clinical and teaching experience with postings to major metropolitan Melbourne hospitals including trauma registrar at the Alfred and Emergency at the Royal Children’s Hospital.  She spent two years teaching undergraduate medical students at Monash University and a posting at the University of Washington in Seattle.  She has undertaken volunteer medical work in India. Whilst initially drawn to a career in Surgery, she found greater fulfilment in General Practice. She obtained her General Practice fellowship, RACGP, in 2018. Dr Fanny Lie enjoys all aspects of General Practice, particularly working with young people.

 

Dr Shauna McGlone

Shauna provides all aspects of General Practice care. She is affiliated with the Royal Women’s Hospital and provides shared antenatal care.

Dr Colette Reeves

Dr Colette Reeves

MBBS (Melb) MRACGP

Colette is a general practitioner with over 25 years experience. Her special interests are in the areas of Women’s Health, Mental Health and Travel Medicine.

 

Dr Sangeeta Tewari

Bsc. MBBS, FRACGP, FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health

Dr Sangeeta Tewari has 25 years of general practice experience, including overseas settings as well as rural and regional Australia. After graduating from MBBS, she completed a Diploma in Geriatric Medicine in India. In Australia, she has worked in Ballarat for the past 10 years and more recently with the University of Melbourne Health Service.

She believes in holistic care and enjoys all aspects of general practice. Her main areas of interest are women’s health, mental health and chronic disease management. She is trained in skin cancer detection and management. She performs procedures such as Implanon and intra-uterine device insertion. She can communicate fluently in English, Hindi and Punjabi. In her free time, she enjoys singing, dancing, and cooking Indian cuisine.

 

Dr Rolf Tsui

Rolf graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2004 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and completed his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2011. He has interests in all aspects of General Practice Medicine with particular attention to Skin Cancer Medicine and Clinical Teaching. He is an examiner with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, The University of Melbourne and the Australian Medical Council. Rolf is also a Selector for the Doctor of Medicine program. Rolf describes his specialties in General Medicine as a ‘Jack of all trades’. He performs medical terminations of pregnancy (MTOP) and is an HIVS100 prescriber.

Psychiatrists

 

Dr Peter Chen

MBBS, FRANZCP

Dr Peter Chen graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1997. During his profession he has worked in the areas of public and private mental health services. Dr Chen has a keen interest in young adult mental health.

 

Dr Alec Dempster

MBBS, BMSC, MPM, FRANZCP

Nursing staff

  • Ida Law

Mental Health Nurse

  • Michael Belleville
    BHthSc Nursing, POGDip Adv Clin Nsg Psychiatric Nursing, PGCert Family Sensitive Practice

Nurse Unit Manager

  • Elayne Whelan
    RN; RM: Nurse Immuniser

Management

Anne McGlashanAnne McGlashan

Certified Practice Manager