Meet the team

Meet our friendly and experienced team of doctors and allied health professionals.

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GENERAL PRACTITIONERS
ALLIED HEALTH
SPECIALISTS

GENERAL PRACTITIONERS (GPs)

Dr Farzin Torabi
Dr Farzin Torabi
Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Experience – Completed his medical schooling in Iran – 2002. Over 10 overseas experience in General Practice and Emergency Medicine. Over 6 Years experience as a General Practitioner in Australia.

Special interests – Chronic Disease Management (COPD, Asthma, Diabetes, and CHF), Skin Care, Biopsy and Skin Lesions Excision, Children’s Health and Aged Care.

Languages – English/ Persian/ Azerbaijani/ Turkish
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Dr Zhongyu (Grace) Yuan
Dr Zhongyu (Grace) Yuan
Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Experience – Over 10 years Australian hospital and General Practice experience.

Special interests – Gynaecology, Paediatric, Geriatric and Chronic Disease Management.

Languages – English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
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Dr Lucas De Siqueira
Dr Lucas De Siqueira
Experience – Qualified in 2010 from Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil. Practiced as a GP in Brazil for 2 years and then moved to Australia in 2012. He worked as a Psychiatry Medical Officer at the North Western Area of Mental Health Services for 7 months and since 2013 has decided to continue working as a GP.

Special interests – General Medicine, skin cancer checks, mole mapping, surgical and non surgical skin lesions, cancer removals and cosmetic treatments including anti wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, PRP, microneedling, non surgical face lift (coming soon) and cosmetic assessments.

Languages – English and Spanish.

Dr Vinay Timothy
Dr Vinay Timothy
Experience – Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
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Extensive Experience working across General Practice in India, North Queensland, Central Queensland and now Victoria.

Special interests
General Medicine
Skin checks
Skin lesion removals
Mental health

Languages – English and
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Specialists

Dr Homi Zargar
Dr Homi Zargar
MD, FRACS
Australasian trained Urological Surgeon, Fellowship trained in Uro-oncology.

Experience – Dr Homi is a consultant urologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Western Health and a senior clinical lecturer at the department of surgery at the University of Melbourne.

Special interests – Extensive academic interests and minimally-invasive urology and Uro-oncology with particular emphasis on kidney, bladder and prostate cancer. He also treats general urological conditions including kidney stones, benign prostate enlargement, investigation of elevated PSA, blood in the urine and vasectomy.

Languages – English.
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Dr Mehrnoosh Kiumarsi
Dr Mehrnoosh Kiumarsi
MD, FRACP
Consultant Physician, Geriatrician, Clinical Diploma in Palliative Care Medicine.

Experience – Completed her training at multiple health networks including Eastern Health, Monash Health, Alfred and Peninsula Health

Special interests – Geriatrician (Aged care Specialist), Chronic Pain Issues, Falls, Polypharmacy, Oncology, Chronic or Terminal Medical Illness.

Languages – English.
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Allied health professionals

Mr Brett Pallini
Mr Brett PalliniConsultant Psychologist
B. App Science (Psych) | Grad Dip (Health Psychology) | Cert Practicing Psychology | Accredited CISM Debriefer | MAPS DGPP

Experience – Brett is a registered Psychologist with over 20 years experience. Brett has a wide range of experience in the mental health industry and worked in a variety of clinical settings and organisations.

Special interests – mood and anxiety disorders, grief and bereavement, trauma, stress management, self-esteem, self-development, relationship discord and workplace health and wellbeing.

Languages – English.
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Ms Kai Hui Tan
Ms Kai Hui TanNutritionist
B. Health Science (Nutrition and Diabetes) | Grad Cert Diabetes Education

Experience – Kai is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and diabetes educator with experience running group and individual consultations. She has experience in chronic disease management (diabetes, cholesterol management, osteoporosis), gastrointestinal disorders, pre and post bariatric management, non-surgical weight management, vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

Special interests – Diabetes management, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), pre and post bariatric management.

Languages – English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien & Malay.

Peter Mulkearns
Peter Mulkearns
MOVEMENT SOLUTIONS PODIATRY
Podiatrist – Graduate of La Trobe University | Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Experience – Peter has extensive experience in sports conditioning and rehabilitation having worked full time at numerous AFL clubs – North Melbourne, Carlton and St Kilda as well as consulting for the AFL umpiring department.

Special interests – Nail surgery (ingrown toe nails), callous reduction, removal of corns, plantar wart treatment, ulcer treatment as well as gait analysis, orthotics, sport injury treatment, footwear advice and diabetic care.

Languages – English.
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Ms Nathaly Vargas
Ms Nathaly VargasConsultant Psychologist
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) | Post-Grad (Clinical Psychology)

Experience – Nathaly is a fully registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. Nathaly completed her psychological training in Colombia in 2012 and has worked with adults, adolescents and children in both inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, forensic settings and non-for profit community organisations. Nathaly is experienced in working with clients from different cultural backgrounds and has extensive training in mood disorders, and chronic disease (cancer, obesity).

Special interests – Grief, loss and bereavement, adjustment to life transitions and changes, settlement and immigration challenges, mood and anxiety disorders, stress and burnout, emotional regulation difficulties, relationship issues, low self-esteem and confidence, parenting and family difficulties.

Languages – English and Spanish.

Maryam Aminitehrani
Maryam AminitehraniPhysiotherapist
Masters of Physiotherapy Practice (La Trobe University)
Masters of Physiotherapy (Iran University of Medical Sciences)

Experience – Maryam has over 17 years experience as a physiotherapist and has worked in clinical and research settings in Australia and overseas including hospital, community, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient clinics, private practice and residential aged care.

Special interests – Maryam has a strong focus on injury and pain prevention and has experience in advanced dry needling, soft tissue release, muscle energy technique, massage, myofascial release, taping and joint mobilisation to asses and treat her patients.

She has special interests in acute sporting and spinal injuries as well as chronic presentations, shoulder dysfunctions, neck and back pain, and persistent pain presentations.

Languages – English and Farsi.
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