We have both male and female GPs available for consultations. Our General Practice services include:
We are a member of the Travel Medicine Alliance and are also an accredited yellow fever vaccine centre. We will provide travel vaccines and travel health advice to prepare you for a healthy international experience. This means that when you book a specific ‘travel appointment’ you will be able to discuss the details of your trip with a doctor who will advise you on the best way to protect yourself while away.
Generally speaking you should see your travel doctor six to eight weeks prior to your departure date. But even at short notice it can be useful to see us, as some vaccines and malaria medications can be given even the day before departure.
Visit our practice to be assessed for diving medicals, divers require a certificate of fitness before entering the water. This medical involves a full consultation with the doctor. Please contact the clinic for further enquiries.
In addition to general medical consultations, the following allied health practitioners offer their services at the clinic:
Daniel Purdam is an enthusiastic podiatrist who enjoys having the opportunity to help others. He completed a Bachelor of Podiatry at La Trobe University and has since practised at multiple podiatry clinics, as well as assisting in the clinical development of podiatry students at LaTrobe University. He now runs multiple podiatry clinics, with a keen interest in sports medicine and physical therapy.
Daniel is available at Surrey Hills Medical Centre fortnightly Tuesdays 1pm – 7pm and alternative Fridays 9am – 6pm.
Joel Feren is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist with a background in the biomedical sciences. Joel has previously worked in corporate health and consulted in sports nutrition and he continues to practice in aged care in addition to his work in private practice. He has a special interest in digestive health, diabetes and heart disease, nutrition in the senior years, and nutrition during pregnancy as well as men’s health.
Joel will tailor-make a diet program to suit your specific needs. He takes a holistic approach to health and nutrition and will aim to implement a healthy eating plan based on the inclusion of a variety of foods from the five different food groups.
Joel is a professional member of the Dietitians Association of Australia, Coeliac Australia, Diabetes Australia and the Sports Dietitians Association. For more information about Joel and his approach to diet and lifestyle go to: www.heartynutrition.com.au.
The psychology clinic at Surrey Hills Medical Centre is managed by Victorian Counselling & Psychological Services (VCPS).
Dr Richard Wise, Dr Melinda Millar, Dr Delwyn Carpenter & Dr Nylanda Ma are Clinical Psychologists who consult from the Surrey Hills Clinic and they bring considerable knowledge and experience around the provision of psychology support for all age groups: children and adolescents, families and adults.
Their therapeutic styles are very much a partnership with their clients, and they use techniques and strategies from evidenced therapies that fit the client’s needs and presenting issues.
You can learn more about Dr Melinda Millar by clicking here.
You can learn more about Dr Delwyn Carpenter by clicking here.
You can learn more about Dr Kerrie Salsbury by clicking here.
You can learn more about Dr Nylanda Ma by clicking here.
VCPS psychologists are experienced working with a variety of school and education issues such as behavioural problems, self-harm, grief and loss, adjustment to parental separation and divorce, eating difficulties, sleep disorders, and anger management problems.
Neuropsychological assessment and developmental disorders, for example, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Intellectual Disability, and learning disorders such as Dyslexia, can be addressed.
Support is also provided for adults and older clients dealing with a wide range of issues including anxiety and phobias, depression, low self-esteem, and coping with change or social and employment difficulties.
To make an appointment with a psychologists please phone (03) 9419 7172,
or visit the Make an appointment link on the VCPS web site by clicking here.
St Vincent’s Pathology is located on site. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm and Saturdays 9.00am -12.30pm
For further information regarding St Vincent’s Pathology services and fees please view their website http://path.svhm.org.au
Mr Joseph Thomas is an Australian trained Urologist based in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
Joseph completed his Australian training in Victoria in 2002. He then travelled to the UK where he worked extensively in Oxford and Leeds before becoming the Head of Endourology at Southampton General Teaching Hospital, UK.
In 2010 he returned to Melbourne and has established his Urological practice in the eastern suburbs.
Joseph is happy to treat all urological conditions and has a sub specialist interest in Endourology – robotic surgery and kidney stones.
Joseph operates at The Epworth Eastern and Knox hospitals.
For an appointment, please call 03 9890 7222.