DOCTORS

Dr. Michael Levick

Principal General Practitioner  

He speaks English and Italian and works full time to carry on the tradition that his father created. He is married with 2 daughters.

Main interests: General Medicine and diabetes management.

Dr. Terence Ahern OAM

Principal General Practitioner

Dr. Ahern  is available on Thursdays and Fridays. He is a father of four children and is married to Dr. Maria Del Core. Main interests: Aged Care and General Medicine, Adolescent Health, Male Health. 

Dr. Jeffrey Erlich

General Practitioner

Dr. Erlich speaks English, Italian and French . Jeffrey is available 4 days per week. He is married with 2 children and has worked in Brunswick since 1995. Main interests: General Medicine.

Dr. Peter Carey

General Practitioner

Dr. Peter Carey is available 3 days per week, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays. He is experienced and interested in children’s health, aged care, smoking cessation, and all areas of general practice. He has been learning Italian for several years, and is married with 3 children. 

Dr. Elizabeth Bond

General Practitioner

Main interests include: Family medicine, Musculoskeletal, Women’s health, Shared antenatal care, Implanon insertion and removal, Mental Health, and Children.

Dr. Colin Stewart

General Practitioner

Available Monday to Wednesday morning until June 29th 2021

Dr Colin Stewart will be retiring from practicing in Melbourne.

He will greatly miss all his lovely patients and will assist you with your choice of one of our other wonderful doctors.

Dr. Ian Bonwick

General Practitioner

Ian has practiced in the Coburg/Brunswick area for the last 20 years. His special interest includes: Occupational Medicine and consults to a number of Companies and organizations in the northern and western suburbs.

Dr. Tina Zuccarello

General Practitioner

Tina's main interests include: Women’s health, Children and Adolescent health, chronic disease management and minor surgical procedures. Dr. Zuccarello is available Tuesday and Thursdays. 

Dr. Andy Innes

General Practitioner

Andy joined our team in April 2012 . Born in North Wales, trained in Scotland & worked his early years in the UK, Andy moved to Beechworth in 2002 as a GP. His Special Interests include: General Medicine, E.N.T, basic skin surgery and Implanon insertion and removal. He is available  Wednesday to Friday.

Dr. Ella Ellwood-Shoesmith

General Practitioner

Ella graduated from the University of Melbourne and spent her residency years at the Austin and Northern Hospitals, and at the Royal Children's Hospital, before undertaking specialty training in General Practice. She is now a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Ella enjoys seeing patients at all stages of life, but has a particular interest in Women's and Children's Health. She can insert intra-uterine devices (Mirena or copper IUD) and Implanon. She is an accredited Shared Care Provider for pregnancy care. When she's not working, Ella is busy being a mum to her two children.

Dr. Ian Bush 

General Practitioner

Whilst having a good background in musculoskeletal medicine, having been a physiotherapist in the past, Ian is interested in a wide range of medical areas,such as general medicine for men and women, children’s and seniors, and finally preventative health. Any of his spare time is now devoted to spending time with his family, and especially his young son. 

Dr. Lyra Rinaudo  

General Practitioner

Dr. Lyra started her career as a Naturopath, after completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Health.  Following her dedication and passion to evidence based practice and ethical care, she completed her Medical Degree at the University of Melbourne.  She values a holistic healthcare model, a personal approach and preventative care. Lyra provides iron infusions, Implanon insertions, and medical terminations of pregnancy. Dr. Lyra is an avid gardener and indoor plant enthusiast. She is available 4 days per week .

 

Dr. Dylan Saunders 

General Practitioner 

Dylan completed a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at Deakin Medical School in 2013 and worked at Austin and Northern Hospitals in General Medicine before moving into general practice.

He is interested in all aspects of General Practice, but has a special interest in General Medicine, Child/Adolescent health, Geriatric Medicine and Mental health. He enjoys the variety of General Practice and is  passionate about providing evidence based medicine to all his patients. He is the proud father of young twins and enjoys spending time at home with his family."

Dr. Gemma McHugh 

General Practitioner 

Gemma's special interests include: Women’s health ,  children and adolescent health and General Medicine. She is also available for implanon insertion and removals, Mirena removals, and iron infusions. Gemma is available on Wednesdays and Fridays.

 

Dr. Emily De Luca 

General Practitioner 

Emily graduated from Medicine at Deakin University in 2016 after completing an undergraduate degree in Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne. Prior to general practice Emily trained in a variety of speciality units across Melbourne and regional Victoria.  Emily is interested in working with people of all ages and backgrounds but has a special interest in women’s health, aged care and preventative medicine. She has recently completed a Certificate of Women’s Health. Emily is a keen runner and is learning to speak Italian. Emily is available 4 days per week.

Dr. Louise Hirst

Consultant Geriatrician 

Available for Consultations by appointment

Louise graduated from the University of Melbourne and undertook her specialist training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Monash Health, including experience in psychogeriatric care. She completed a Diploma in Palliative Medicine at Eastern Health in 2019. Her special interests include cognitive assessment, management of BPSD, pain management and providing a holistic approach to healthy ageing. Louise is available for both face-to-face and telehealth appointments, and is able to do residential care visits.