Our friendly and expert team

Location

Level 2, 1 Southbank
Boulevard,
Southbank VIC 3006

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Fax: 8676 4901

Our Team

The GP is the primary care provider and is integral to the going care. The GP’s management of a patient does not change, it is rather enhanced. Geriatricians work hand in hand with the GP providing them the information they need to better understand the personal needs of each patient and provide specialist input on the specific complex areas of medicine for the elderly.

Dr Mya Tun

General Physician/ Geriatrician
MBBS, MRCP, FRACP

I provide patient-focused specialist care in various specialties including; – Neurology, Cardiology, respiratory, Renal, Rheumatology, Endocrine, GI, Liver and Aged Care.

Having had extensive experience in diagnosis and management of variety of health issues across all age groups, I am well equipped with providing a range of specialist care to my patients.

I have completed my medical degree from University of Mandalay in 2000, then underwent Basic Physician Training at Austin and Northern Health. Later proceeded to Advanced Physician Training in General Medicine and Geriatric Medicine at Eastern Health and Monash Health.

I am an outcome focused physician and my goal is to improve quality of life, optimise health, relieve symptoms and provide a direction forward for my patients.

My areas of interest;-

  • Healthy Aging
  • Various general medicine specialty with complex issues (Neuro, cardio, resp, renal, GI,Liver and Aged Care
  • Dementia assessment, prevention and treatment
  • Falls & balance assessment and risk factors modification
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
  • Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Management

Availability: Dr Mya will be working Monday – Saturday

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Dr Yasmin Sheikh

Consultant Physician – Geriatric Medicine
MBBS, FRACP

Dr. Sheikh undertook her physician’s specialty training at Royal Melbourne and Western Health. She has special interest in Cognition / Dementia and Continence. In addition to providing care for older people with complex problems in the community, Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and management of geriatric syndromes.

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Dr Chamalie Wimalagunasekera

Consultant Physician – Geriatric Medicine
MBBS, FRACP

Dr Chamalie practices as a competent and compassionate Physician empowered with necessary skills, knowledge and attitudes to ensure excellent patient centred care for elderly population both in hospital and community setting.

Dr Chamalie’s cclinical experience is in variety of subspecialties in geriatrics including inpatient , outpatient, community and residential care setting with solid exposure to, GEM, Psycogeriatrics, Inreach services, Neuro rehabilitation, Orthogeriatrics, Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS), Rehabilitation, Acute Geriatrics and Aged Liaison Service (RALS), CDAMS clinic, Falls and Balance Clinic, Metabolic Bone Clinic, Continence Service, Pain Clinic and Palliative Care Services.

Dr Inas Ahmed

Consultant Geriatrician and General Physician
MBBS, FRACP

I am a Consultant Geriatrician and General Physician with special interest in management of chronic diseases in older people, perioperative medicine, chronic pain management and palliative care.

I completed my training at multiple health networks including Monash Health, Eastern Health and Peninsula Health.

I have worked in various roles including Geriatric Management and Evaluation (GEM) Unit, Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), Chronic Pain Clinic, Inreach Service and aged mental health service. I am currently completing a graduate diploma in palliative care at Melbourne University and a Master of Perioperative Medicine in Monash University.

Dr Gurvinder Singh Chana

Consultant Geriatrician and General Physician
(MBBS, FRACP, MRCP-I)

I am a Consultant Geriatrician and General Physician who is passionate about a holistic approach to Geriatric care. Having had experience in both acute Geriatrics and GEM units during my Specialist training, working at Monash Health, Western Health, Bendigo Health, West Gippsland Health and Eastern Health as well as several placements in the UK. I have worked in General Medicine, Geriatrics, Rehabilitation, Oncology and Intensive care.

Shane Lucas

CEO & Business Manager

With over 30 years of experience in the information technology and Health industries, and having worked for iconic brands like HP and Fuji Xerox, I am deeply passionate about how technology, Health and business culture makes a difference to businesses, people, and the world we live in. I have been fortunate to have played a part in how the IT and Health industry impacts industries, economies, and cultures.

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Anna McKay

Office Manager

I am a highly motivated and committed Personal Assistant with over seven years’ professional experience working with and providing first class support to senior managers within fast paced and demanding environments. With meticulous attention to detail, I strive for high quality and continuous improvement whilst working with a positive approach and can-do attitude.

Josie Ilsley

Admin and Operations

With over 20 years of experience in Admin and Operations management, Josie is a wealth of knowledge and experience. Josie is also fluent in Italian and will be making sure all our back-end operations run smoothly.

 

You can count on us to look after your family

Melbourne Geriatrician Group is one Australia’s largest private Geriatrician Groups, with patients across more than 80 Aged Care facilities. We are formally partnered with and provide training and research partnership to, many major Aged Care Groups. We are committed to improving the quality of life and health of In home and Nursing Home Patients. We provide a no fee (bulk billed) aged care specialists services to residents of nursing homes and also retirement home in the Residential Aged Care Facility (Nursing Home) negating the need for residents to be transported to clinics or Hospitals.

 

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