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

Born in Malaysia, Dr Andrew Lim came to Melbourne in 1999 and 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 iron deficiency, weight loss, musculoskeletal medicine, skin cancer checks, simple skin prcoedures, mental health and all other aspects of general practice. He also does ingrown toenail operations and corticosteriod injections.

Dr Lim now offers Intravenous Iron Infusions, mainly on a Tuesday afternoon. The procedure takes only 30 to 60 minutes generally.
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 – 5:00pm
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. 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

Dr Martin Newbury

MBBS

Dr Newbury has over 17 years of experience, initially training in Emergency Medicine and more recently General Practice, having obtained post-graduate diplomas in both. He focusses on a holistic approach to patient care, and has interests in musculo-skeletal medicine (including joint injections), mental health, minor surgical procedures and skin conditions.

When not at work Dr Newbury is a sports tragic, especially for tennis and cycling, and can often be found chasing after his young daughter around parks and shopping malls.

Available for consultation:
Monday:          8:30am – 6:30pm
Tuesday:         8:30am – 6:30pm
Wednesday:    8:30am – 6:30pm
Thursday:        9:00am – 7:00pm

Dr Elaine Coulter

BMBS

Elaine obtained her medical degree at Flinders University of South Australia and worked as a GP in Mount Gambier before moving to Melbourne.
She had been a principal partner at Family Health Clinic since 1998, before joining the team at Mooroolbark Medical Centre in May 2018.
She enjoys living and working in the local community. She enjoys caring for the whole family and assisting patients looking after their health and wellness.

Available for Consultation:
Tuesday:         9:00am – 5:30pm
Wednesday:   11:30am – 7:00pm
Thursday:        9:00am – 5:30pm
Friday:             9:00am – 5:30pm

Dr Manjula Thiru

MB,ChB, FRACGP

Manjula gained her medical degree at the University of Birmingham in 2000 and then membership of the Royal College of GPs in the United Kingdom. Manjula had been part of the Family Health Clinic team since 2008, before joining the team at Mooroolbark Medical Centre in May, 2018.
Manjula enjoys all aspects of General Practice.

Available for Consultation:
Tuesday:         9:30am – 3:30pm
Friday:             9:30am – 3:30pm

Dr Maziar Baghaei

MD, FRACGP

Dr Maz was born in 1981 in Tehran, Iran and graduated from medicine in 2005.
Dr Maz started as an Emergency Doctor at Box Hill Hospital in 2010 before moving to Sale in 2012.
In Sale, Dr Maz worked at Sale Hospital in Emergency and as Senior Medical Officer for 3 years.
In 2014, Dr Maz took up General Practice in Alexandra and worked as a Visiting Medical Officer at the Alexandra District Hospital.
Dr Maz is widely experienced in all aspects of General Practice and has special interests in Emergency Medicine, Minor Procedures, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics and Skin Cancer and Care.
At home, Dr Maz is a married father of twins, a boy and a girl.
He enjoys cycling, hiking and travelling around the globe.
Dr Maz also speaks both Persian and English.
Available for Consultation:
Monday:          9:00am – 5:30pm
Tuesday:         9:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday:    9:00am – 5:30pm
Thursday:        9:00am – 5:30pm
Friday:             9:00am – 5:30pm

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