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

Dr Farzin:

  • Is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Completed his medical schooling in Iran – 2002.

Dr Farzin has:

  • Over 11 overseas experience in General Practice and Emergency Medicine
  • Over 7 Years experience as a General Practitioner in Australia.

Dr Farzin’s special interests include:

  • General Medicine
  • Chronic Disease Management (COPD, Asthma, Diabetes, and CHF)
  • Skin Care –  Biopsy and Skin Lesions Excision
  • Children’s Health and;
  • Aged Care.

Dr Farzin fluently speaks:

  • English
  • Persian
  • Azerbaijani and;
  • Turkish
Dr Zhongyu (Grace) Yuan
Dr Zhongyu (Grace) Yuan
Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Grace:

  • Is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Grace has over 11 years of Australian hospital and General Practice experience.

Dr Grace’s special interests include:

  • General Medicine
  • Gynaecology
  • Paediatric
  • Geriatric and;
  • Chronic Disease Management.

Dr Grace fluently speaks:

  • English
  • Mandarin and;
  • Cantonese.

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Dr Mohammad Jabbarpour
Dr Mohammad Jabbarpour
Fellow of Royal Australian college of General Practitioners

Dr Mohammad:

  • Is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Mohammad has:

  • Been working in Australia, exclusively as a General Practitioner, for over 8 years.

Dr Mohammad special interests include:

  • General Medicine
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Pain Management
  • Minor and skin cancer surgeries
  • Women Health
  • Children’s Health
  • Mental Health and;
  • Drug Dependence Treatment.

Dr Mohammad fluently speaks:

  • English
  • Azerbaijani and;
  • Persian.
Dr Lucas De Siqueira
Dr Lucas De Siqueira
Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Lucas:

  • Is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Qualified July 2010 from The Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil.

Dr Lucas:

  • Practiced as a GP in Brazil for 2 years and then moved to Australia in 2012.
  • Has worked as a Psychiatry Medical Officer at the North Western Area of Mental Health Services for 7 months
  • Since 2013 he has continued working as a GP.

Dr Lucas’s special interests include:

  • General Medicine
  • Skin Cancer Checks – Surgical and non surgical skin lesions and cancer removals
  • Cosmetic treatments including:
    • Anti wrinkle injections
    • Dermal fillers
    • PRP
    • Microneedling,
    • Non surgical face lift (coming soon) and;
    • Cosmetic assessments.

Dr Lucas fluently speaks:

  • English
  • Portuguese and;
  • Spanish.
Dr Farid Yazdanpanah
Dr Farid Yazdanpanah
Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Dr Farid:

  • Is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Graduated in 2001 at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.

Dr Farid has:

  • Over 12 years overseas experience in General Practice and emergency Medicine.
  • Over 7 years of experience as a General Practitioner in Australia.

Dr Farid special interests include:

  • General Medicine
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Mental Health
  • Skin Care
  • Children’s Health
  • Aged Care Health
  • Procedures

Dr Farid fluently speaks:

  • English and;
  • Persian.
Dr Sahar Nahavandian
Dr Sahar Nahavandian
Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Dr Sahar:

  • Is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Completed her studies over 10 years ago in Iran at Tabriz University.

Dr Sahar:

  • Has been working in General Practice in Australia since 2013.

Dr Sahar’s special interests include:

  • General Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Adolescent Health
  • Mental Health and;
  • Procedures

Dr Farid fluently speaks:

  • English
  • Azari and;
  • Persian.

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Allied health professionals

Mr Brett Pallini
Mr Brett Pallini
Consultant Psychologist

Brett has completed the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Psych) – 1994.
  • Graduate Diploma (Health Psychology) – Latrobe University – 1997.
  • Cert Practicing Psychology – 1998.
  • Accredited CISM Debriefer – 2000.
  • MAPS DGPP.

Brett has:

  • Over 20 years experience as a registered Psychologist
  • A wide range of experience in the mental health industry and worked in a variety of clinical settings and organisations.

Brett’s special interests include:

  • Mood and anxiety disorders
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Trauma
  • Stress management
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-development
  • Relationship discord
  • Workplace health and wellbeing.

English.

Ms Kai Hui Tan
Ms Kai Hui Tan
Nutritionist

Kai has completed the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Diabetes)
  • Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education.

Kai is:

  • An Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and diabetes educator with experience running group and individual consultations.
  • Experienced in chronic disease management (diabetes, cholesterol management, osteoporosis), gastrointestinal disorders, pre and post bariatric management, non-surgical weight management, vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

Kai has special interests in:

  • Diabetes management
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Pre & post bariatric management.

Kai is fluent in:

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Hokkien and;
  • Malay.

If you have any questions, or would like to book an appointment:

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Peter Mulkearns
Peter Mulkearns
Podiatrist

Peter has completed the following qualifications:

  • Podiatrist – Graduate of La Trobe University
  • Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Peter has:

  • Extensive experience in sports conditioning and rehabilitation having worked full time at numerous AFL clubs including:
    • North Melbourne
    • Carlton
    • St Kilda and
    • AFL umpiring department.

Peter’s special interests include:

  • Nail surgery (ingrown toe nails)
  • Callous reduction
  • Removal of corns
  • Plantar wart treatment
  • Ulcer treatment
  • Gait analysis
  • Orthotics
  • Sport injury treatment
  • Footwear advice and;
  • Diabetic care.

English.

Maryam Aminitehrani
Maryam Aminitehrani
Physiotherapist

Maryam has completed the following qualifications:

  • Masters of Physiotherapy Practice (La Trobe University)
  • Masters of Physiotherapy (Iran University of Medical Sciences)

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.

Maryam has special interests in:

  • Injury and pain prevention
  • Advanced dry needling
  • Soft tissue release
  • Muscle energy technique
  • Massage
  • Myofascial release
  • Taping and joint mobilisation
  • Acute sporting and spinal injuries
  • Chronic presentations
  • Shoulder dysfunctions
  • Neck and back pain
  • Persistent pain presentations.

Maryam is fluent in:

  • English and;
  • Farsi.
Ms Nathaly Vargas
Ms Nathaly Vargas
Consultant Psychologist

Nathaly has completed the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
  • Post-Graduate (Clinical Psychology)

Nathaly is:

  • A fully registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • 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
  • Experienced in working with clients from different cultural backgrounds and has extensive training in mood disorders, and chronic disease (cancer, obesity).

Nathaly has special interests in:

  • 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.

Nathaly is fluent in:

  • English and;
  • Spanish

If you have any questions, or would like to book an appointment:

PLEASE CALL (03) 9976 4200