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Meet the Doctors

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Dr Austin Chow

General Practitioner

Originally from Brisbane, Dr Chow is experienced in all aspects of general practice but has a specific interest in travel health, surgical procedures, diabetes and sports medicine. Dr Chow has also served as the TAC Cup Northen Knights Football club medical officer.

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Dr Helen Hsu

General Practitioner

Dr Hsu graduated from Medicine from Melbourne University in 2001 and has since been honing her skills in general practice. She has a particular interest in Women’s health and Children’s health.
Dr Helen Hsu is also fluent in Mandarin and available for consultations on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Dr Johnson Hsu

General Practitioner

Dr Johnson Hsu has vast knowledge across a broad range of general medical conditions, and is particularly interested in performing minor surgical procedures. Being a proud father himself, he understands the needs of your child from both a medical and parents perspective.
Dr Johnson Hsu also speaks Mandarin and Hokkien fluently and is available for consultations Monday to Friday

Dr Shivanthi Sivapalan

General Practitioner

Dr Sivapalan completed her medicine degree from Monash University in 2014 and specialising in General Practice. Dr Sivapalan has an interest in Women’s Health and Dermatology.

Dr Shivanthi Sivapalan is fluent in Tamil and available for consultations Monday to Friday

Dr Arpit Jaipal

General Practitioner

Dr Pallavi Prathivadi

General Practitioner

Dr Pallavi completed her medicine degree from Monash University in 2012 and has since gone on to gain experience from leading Australian hospitals.

Dr Pallavi has a strong interest in women’s health including contraception and pregnancy, preventative health and weight loss counselling, culturally and linguistically diverse patient care, mental health and chronic disease.

Lisa Qu

Dr Lisa Qu

General Practitioner

Dr Lisa Qu completed her medicine degree from Melbourne University and has worked at St Vincent’s Hospital and Monash Medical Centre.

Meet the Physiotherapists

Luke Poon


Luke‘s interest in being a physiotherapist all began with his love of playing and watching sport. Getting his patients moving well, injury-free, and regaining fitness is what he’s all about, with a special interest in managing lower back and lower limb issues. He currently works with the National Doctors’ Football Team (Soccer) and is also the Senior coach at his local soccer club.

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Adrian Ng


Adrian has a keen interest in Sports Physiotherapy through his experience playing multiple sports, including soccer, cricket and tennis.

Adrian has also worked with athletes at both local and professional level, through roles at Mazenod Old Collegians and Melbourne City Football Club.

Nicholas Bach


Nick graduated from University Otago, New Zealand in 2005 with Bachelor of Physiotherapy and has worked in both public hospital and private clinic settings since. In 2015 Nick also graduated with a post-graduate diploma in Sports Medicine, also from the University of Otago.With nearly 20 years of clinical experience and various involvements with different sports teams, Nick has developed a strong interest in treating back, knee and ankle injuries.
A keen basketball player and a runner, Nick also enjoys working with athletes to achieve a successful return to sport after injury. Nick is also fluent in Korean.

Danny Hwang


Danny graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice from La Trobe University. He has experience in addressing a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including but not limited to low back pain, knee injuries, and upper/lower body soft tissue issues. Danny’s passion lies in the intersection of strength and conditioning, employing exercise-focused treatments to facilitate effective rehabilitation. Whether you’re aiming to return to sports, resume work, recover post-operation, or address issues related to falls and balance, Danny is committed to supporting you on your path to improved movement and recovery.

Meet the Dietitians

Bianca Woger


Bianca is an accredited practising dietitian with special interests in women’s health, gastrointestinal health, cardiovascular health and chronic pelvic pain management. Bianca loves to help people understand their body better by providing them with nutrition counselling and believes in a holistic and sustainable approach when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle.

With her warm personality, Bianca has a vision to empower others and improve their lives by making them feel comfortable and confident in managing their nutrition-related conditions by providing support during this process of change. Bianca’s favourite food is olives, and in her spare time she loves reading a good book, the beach, baking sweet treats and spending time with her loved ones.

Meet the Psychologists

Mira Kozlina

Clinical Psychologist

Mira is an experienced Clinical Psychologist who specialises in Mental Health and is knowledgeable across a broad range of mental health conditions. Mira has previously worked with adults of all ages, adolescents, families and children in a variety of settings.

Jordan Eldridge


Jordan is a registered Psychologist, and is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society. He has experience working with adults and children in community low cost counselling and primary school settings. Jordan has an interest in the treatment of anxiety disorders and also volunteers with the Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria (ARCVic)

Krysta Kors


Krysta is a registered Psychologist, with additional qualifications in Counselling. She has worked in a number of schools, tertiary institutions and community organisations in Australia and Canada. Krysta has more than 15 years experience in the field of mental health and works with adolescents and adults.

Elwin Hu


Elwin has experience working with people of all ages, from various cultural backgrounds, and exhibiting a range of presentations. Elwin values the importance of working collaboratively with clients and the client-therapist alliance.

Peter Donaldson

Clinical Psychologist

Peter is a Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with a diverse range of clients and presentations. He prefers to work collaboratively with clients towards developing and achieving goals important to them, and employs a number of evidence-based approaches to do so. He is also actively involved in neuroscientific research which informs his approach to counselling.

Simone Chaochalakorn


Simone has experience working with people of all ages in various settings. She is interested in all areas of psychology. Simone believes in a collaborative approach to psychology.

Jason Lim-How


Jason is a provisional psychologist currently completing his Masters in Clinical Psychology. He has experience working with people from different age groups and is knowledgeable across a range of clinical presentations. Jason prefers to work collaboratively with clients utilising a client-centred approach to help client’s achieve their treatment goals.

Shirin Zaferanian

Shirin Zaferanian


Shirin is passionate about psychology and how it can help people to flourish in all aspects of their life. Throughout her training, she supported clients to deal with a different range of problems such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and interpersonal difficulties.

Shirin applies an integrative approach to therapy and employs different psychological methods, such as CBT, ACT, MI, and Schema Therapy, based on the client’s needs and their preferences for therapy. Shirin also has experience in conducting different cognitive and personality assessments.

Shirin is fluent in Farsi and Arabic and happy to aid clients who prefer their therapy to be conducted in Farsi or Arabic.

Swati Gossain


Swati has an interest in working with a range of clients and presentations. Swati believes in working collaboratively with her clients to reach their goals and help find ways to better manage her clients mental health that works for them.

Melanie Chan

Provisional Psychologist

Melanie is a Provisional Psychologist who completed her Master in Professional Psychology. She has experience carrying out behavioural therapy with children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Melanie is also interested in working with adults from a range of background and presentations. She believes in building a good relationship with her clients and creating an engaging therapeutic environment.

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