Our Doctors

Dr. Peter Janovic

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Peter Janovic graduated from Monash University in 1979 with MBBS. He gained Fellowship of RACGP in 1984.
Dr Janovic has been a practicing GP in Mooroolbark for over 30 years.

He is widely experienced in all facets of general practice with specific interests in chronic disease management and mental health issues.

Dr Janovic is also a Senior Clinician at Caulfield General Hospital attached to the Pain Management Centre, and is also qualified to provides medical acupuncture.

Dr Janovic is a keen cyclist and golfer.

Available for Consultation:
Monday:      8:30am – 6:00pm
Thursday:   8:30am – 6:30pm
Friday:        8:30am – 1:00pm

Dr. Andrew Lim

MBBS, FRACGP

Originating from Malaysia, Dr Andrew Lim completed his medical degree (MBBS) in Monash University, Clayton in 2005.

He then worked in various public hospitals including Frankston, Warragul, Box Hill, Angliss and Maroondah Hospital as a House Medical Officer before venturing into General Practice.

Training as a GP in a rural setting, allowed him a taste of country life as he spent 3 years in Gippsland: Wonthaggi and Lakes Entrance, before attaining fellowship of RACGP in 2010. In addition to his rural experience, Dr Lim also worked as a locum GP in far remote NSW towns for a short period, as far as Lightning Ridge. He is a keen footballer and ardent Arsenal Football Club fan.

Dr Lim has an interest in musculoskeletal medicine and administers injections for a variety of conditions for the shoulder, knee, hip bursitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome amongst many others.

Dr Lim now offers Intravenous Iron Infusions on a Tuesday afternoon.
For more information on Iron Infusions, please see our Services page or call to speak to one of our lovely reception staff on: (03) 8803 5700

Available for Consultation:
Monday:        9:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday:       9:00am – 12:30pm
Wednesday:  9:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday:      9:00am – 1:00pm

Dr. Helwa (Eva) Abdul Hafidz

MBChB, FRACGP

Languages spoken: English, Bahasa Malaysia & Bahasa Indonesia

Dr Eva Hafidz is a fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). She initially obtained her medical degree (MBChB) from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2000. After graduating, she worked at various hospitals. During that time she also underwent vocational training with the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine which gave good experience in managing chronic conditions.

Dr Eva Hafidz then joined general practice and obtained her FRACGP qualification. She has special interest in women’s & children’s health, preventative medicine and chronic care management. She also enjoys teaching medicine to the next generation of doctors and is a medical educator and supervisor for medical students from the prestigious University of Melbourne.

Outside of work, Dr Eva Hafidz enjoys spending quality time with her husband and children, cooking, playing piano and gardening.

Available for Consultation:
Wednesday:  9:00am – 2:30pm
Thursday:      9:00am – 2:30pm
Friday:           9:00am – 4:00pm

Dr. Robert Orgonas

MBBS, FRACGP

Available for Consultation:
Monday:  2:00pm – 7:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Friday:     10:00am – 7:00pm

Dr. Andrew Protassow

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr. Andrew Protassow is a local doctor with 40 years of experience. His interests are in dermatology, minor surgical procedures and geriatrics.

Available for Consultation:
Monday:        9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday:     9:00am -12:00pm

Dr. Priya Reghunath

MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG

Dr. Priya Reghunath completed her medical training in India and undertook hospital years in India initially. After migrating to Australia in 2002, she worked in hospitals including Royal Women’s Hospital, Southern Health (Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong, Casey, Taralgon Hospitals) and went on to obtain Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Her area of special interest is in Women’s health and she holds a Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from RANZCOG. Dr Reghunath is also accredited to undertake shared antenatal care at the Eastern Health (Box Hill & Anglis), Royal Women’s Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

When not at work, Dr Reghunath may be seen on the sidelines cheering her children playing netball, or cooking in her kitchen.

Available for Consultation:
Monday:        9:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday:       8:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Thursday:     8:30am   – 5:30pm
Friday:          9:00am  – 7:00pm

Allied Health


New View Psychology

Psychologist

Shipra Ojha

Hearsmart - Audiology

Alexis Wicks

In Touch Physiotherapy - Physiotherapists

Travis Hillard

In Touch Physiotherapy - Physiotherapists

Jolene McGregor

Mooroolbark Podiatry - Podiatrists

Janene Land

Mooroolbark Podiatry - Podiatrists

Susan Denny

Mooroolbark Podiatry - Podiatrists

Matisse Chambers

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Accredited Nutritionist (AN), MDietPrac, BHlthSci

Matisse understands the benefits of a healthy diet and the scientific research behind using food as medicine to improve health and wellbeing and to prevent and manage disease. She is incredibly passionate about sharing this knowledge as practical, easy to understand nutrition advice and inspiring others to eat food in ways that supports health and happiness. She believes that all foods can be part of a healthy diet and that we don’t just eat for nutrition, but also for pleasure. Her approach is holistic and client-centred, taking into consideration all aspects of your lifestyle, the importance of mindset and self-awareness, and tailoring advice to your goals in achievable bite-size pieces – pun intended!

As an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia, her practice is based on scientific evidence and best practice guidelines.

Matisse can assist with:

Healthy eating (healthy meal planning, cooking, snacking, eating out and shopping, including understanding food labels)
Diabetes (type 1, type 2, gestational)
Insulin resistance
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Gastrointestinal concerns and conditions (diarrhoea, constipation, bloating, pain, wind, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, coeliac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, food intolerances).
Nutrient deficiencies such as iron, B12, vitamin D
The non-diet approach for people concerned about their weight
Intuitive eating and reconnecting with your hunger and fullness
Weight management
Dietary patterns such as vegetarianism and veganism
Inflammatory conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis
High blood pressure
High cholesterol
Heart disease
Cancer
Malnutrition and gaining weight
Reflux
Osteoporosis
Pregnancy
Picky eaters
Matisse is available at the clinic on Wednesdays and no referral is needed to make appointments. Clients with private health insurance extras can claim for rebates on nutrition consultations. Visits are subsidised for clients with GP management plans.

Wendy Davidson

Diabetic Educator

Stephen Loi

Geriatrician

Joseph Thomas

Urologist

Susan Marryatt

Psychotherapist