Doctors at Whitehorse Medical

Julie Wang Dr Julie Wang graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1998 and has been working in general practice since 2001. She speaks fluent Mandarin. Julie has special interests in women and children's health, skin cancers, minor procedures, travel medicine and refugee health. She is an accredited antenatal shared care provider. Julie also works with Monash University in the School of Primary Health Care and with the Burnet Institute in hepatitis research. In her spare time, Julie likes to travel and spend time with her family.
Vicky Shue Dr Vickie Shue graduated from Monash University Australia in 1994. Vickie has been working in general practice since1998. She has worked in Bairnsdale as a country GP in private practice and at the regional hospital. Vickie has a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (1997) and a Certificate in Primary care Skin Cancer Medicine (2011). She speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese. Vickie's special interests are women’s health, children’s health and travel medicine. In her spare time, Vickie does volunteer work with a weekend Taiwanese language school. She also enjoys travelling, time with her family, social ballroom and Latin dancing and learning Japanese.
Peter Sanad

Dr Kolin Lu - MBBS, BMedSci, FRACGP, CertSCM (HC), CertDerm(HC) (Languages: English, Mandarin Chinese 普通話, Taiwanese 臺語)
Dr Kolin Lu is a Specialist General Practitioner (FRACGP) who graduated from The University of Melbourne. He enjoys helping patients at all stages of life, and has special interests in Skin Cancer Medicine, Minor Surgery and Travel Medicine. He trained as a junior doctor at Eastern Health and has developed a large local network of other specialist doctors to provide ongoing care. Kolin believes continuity of care and developing a trusting partnership between patient and doctor, is the most important path to health and well-being. He is an Accredited Supervisor for Eastern Victoria General Practice Training (EVGPT) and teaches the next generation of Specialist GPs. Outside of work, Kolin leads an active lifestyle playing Badminton, Skiing & Snowboarding during winter and Hiking. He loves travelling and learning about different cultures, cuisines and languages. Able to consult in 普通話 and 台語.

Dr Stephen Wales

Dr Stephen Wales Steve is a highly experienced specialist general practitioner who joins Whitehorse Medical Centre after owning and operating his own successful private family practice in Vermont for the last twenty years. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1986 after completing his M.B.B.S and additional honours year (B.Med.Sc.) and was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practioners in1990. He took up academic practice as a Senior Lecturer at University of Melbourne for the following six years in addition to being FRACGP Examiner prior to moving into private practice. His abilities encompass the full range of family practice skills from minor surgery to counselling with a strong focus on preventive medicine and he is deeply committed to being a traditional family doctor offering holistic, comprehensive care to patients and their families.

Dr Peter Sanad

Dr Peter Sanad graduated from Monash University in 2011. After four years of speciality medical, surgical and emergency training in Victorian hospitals, he went on to receive RACGP fellowship in 2018. Peter is experienced in general and paediatric medicine, and confidently performs skin excisions, minor surgical procedures and iron infusions on his patients. Peter is a committed Christian who spends most of his time outside of work with his church group and young family

Dr Wai May Loh

Dr Wai May Loh graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2008. She gained extensive experience across various medical specialties whilst working at Alfred Health and Western Health hospitals, and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2015. May speaks fluent Cantonese and Malay, and conversational Mandarin. She has special interests in women and children’s health, preventative health, diabetes and thyroid problems – and also does minor procedures, including skin cancer excisions and Implanon insertions. Her young family keeps her busy these days but when she finds spare time, she enjoys reading, travelling and hiking.

Dr Rosie Gentle is a GP registrar with special interests in women’s health and paediatric medicine. She is accredited to do shared care through Eastern Health and Monash Health.
Rosie undertook her certificate in Women’s Health whilst completing her obstetric term at Eastern Health. She is experienced in Implanon insertion and removal as well as the removal of intrauterine devices. Rosie has also successfully completed her Sydney Child Health Program course (formally diploma of child health) to help her further subspecialise and look after her younger patients.
Rosie loves talking all things contraception, pre pregnancy and pregnancy but also loves general medicine and enjoys all aspect of general practice.
In her spare time Rosie loves spending time with her young family and pets.

Jennifer Katzen

Jennifer Katzen Senior Practice Nurse –Jennifer graduated from Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa, in 1980.  Whilst living in South Africa, Jennifer worked in primary health care clinics, including in the areas of TB, family planning and childhood vaccines. She also worked in geriatric nursing for 13 years, at the rehabilitation centre in Manvantara Hospital and at the Royal District Nursing Service for seven years. Jennifer is a qualified paediatric nurse and a qualified midwife . Her special interests are general nursing care, immunisations, travel vaccinations, women’s and men’s health and wound care. Jennifer speaks fluent Afrikaan.  In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys reading biographies, bushwalking and travelling.      
Dr Lakshmi Vengadasalam Lamnu Munsuang – Practice Nurse, Diabetes Educator - Lamnu graduated from the Australian Catholic University in 2012 as a registered nurse after having obtained Division 2 Nursing qualifications in 2009. She has worked in primary health services since 2010. Lamnu’s areas of interests include health prevention and promotion, refugee health, women's health, immunisations, travel health and wound care. She is a NATTI accredited translator and interpreter in Burmese and Tedim Chin. In her spare time, Lamnu enjoys playing the piano, brisk walking, cooking and contributing to the community.
Jennie Jones Jennie Jones - Practice Nurse, Asthma Educator- Jennie commenced working as a personal care attendant at a Nursing home in 1999. She subsequently obtained a Division 2 Nursing qualification with high distinctions, a certificate IV in Rehabilitation Nursing and a certificate in Medical Reception. Jennie joined Whitehorse Medical Centre in 2008 and took on the additional role as one of the practice nurses in 2013.

 

Allied Services

Anita Missiha is a registered Counselling Psychologist and member of Australian Psychological Society (APS). Anita has a Masters in Counselling Psychology and Bachelor of Education (Secondary). Anita provides individual counselling to adults and young people, using an integrative person-centred approach. Anita is also a registered practitioner with ACFED (Australian Centre for Eating Disorders).

Anita has special interests in eating & dieting concerns, anxiety and depression, Adult ADHD, along with managing the stressful demands of life as working parents. Using a respectful collaborative approach, Anita assists her clients to develop strategies to cope more effectively with a wide range of personal difficulties to function at their full potential.

Lana Knapp is a registered psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and provides individual counselling to adults and teenagers. Lana works from a person-centred, narrative perspective and combines Emotion Focused Therapy with elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Lana is passionate about helping clients to grow and develop skills to respond to a variety of issues, to feel empowered through the journey of therapy and experience greater wellbeing.
**48 hours notice is required for cancellation of appointments otherwise there will be a cancellation fee of $80**

Dr Michael Farnworth - Dentist Dr Michael Farnworth graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1973 and has been in family oriented general practice in Mitcham for 40 years. His primary goal is to offer quality, affordable dentistry for the whole family in a caring and comfortable environment. Dr Farnworth is a member of the Australian Dental Association. He is a passionate supporter of the Geelong Football Club and an amateur chef! ttps://www.whitehorsesmilecare.com.au/about-us to find out more.

Dr Phil Fulia - Dentist Dr Phil Fulia completed his Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours in 2010 from the University of Melbourne. He began his career working as a family dentist in the beautiful country Victoria, Shepparton. Dr Phil enjoys all facets of dentistry and has special interest in cosmetic dentistry and orthodontic treatments. ttps://www.whitehorsesmilecare.com.au/about-us to find out more.

Dr Stacey Alimwidjaja - Dentist Dr Stacey graduated from the University of Melbourne and started her career in dentistry with a family orientated private practice in Benalla before joining Whitehorse Smile Care. Dr Stacey prides herself in delivering high quality of treatments and ensuring her patients are comfortable and happy with the results. ttps://www.whitehorsesmilecare.com.au/about-us to find out more.

Heather Hass, Massage Therapist Heather joined Whitehorse Medical Centre in 2007 as a registered massage therapist. Heather was originally from South Africa where she graduated in computer science. Heather then qualified as a massage therapist in London in the areas of aromatherapy, Indian head massage and hot stones. She is also a recognized instructor in infant massage and the Massage-in-Schools Program. Heather has special interests in muscular issues and in neck, back and hip pain. Consultations are eligible for rebate from most private health insurance funds.

Tim McCoy - Physiotherapy

Tim graduated from the University of Melbourne with honours in 2001. His post-graduate study includes a Masters Degree in Sports Physiotherapy and a Diploma in OH&S, Tai Chi and Acupuncture. Tim provides an out-of-hours service and has no gap charges for DVA, Medicare, TAC and WorkCover. He is a listed preferred provider for various private health companies and pensioner rates are available. Tim has special interests in sports injuries, orthopaedic rehabilitation, spinal pain, headaches, TMJ pain, joint pain/rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, chronic pain, pelvic floor, gym and hydrotherapy programme.

Angela Yang - Podiatrist

Angela Yang graduated from Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor Degree in Healthy Science (Podiatry) in 2002. She is a registered Podiatrist in Australia and a member of the Podiatry Association. She has worked as a podiatrist in Gippsland, Auckland NZ, and in suburbs of Melbourne, consulted in private clinics, hospitals and hospices. She has experiences in general podiatry, sports podiatry, diabetic feet, paediatrics feet as well as corrective nail surgery. She has special interests in children’s feet, sports injury and orthotic therapy to manage foot conditions. She can speak fluent English and Mandarin. Angela has represented at state level for Queensland Table Tennis when she was younger, ranked number 5 in Australia in under 17s. She also has interests in soccer, where she represented Melbourne University Women’s Team in the past. Now in her spare time Angela enjoys spending time with her children and family, travelling and bicycle riding.

Tom Rogers – Accredited Practising Dietitian

Tom graduated from the Queensland University of Technology in 2006. He has practiced privately in Sweden and in Far North Queensland where he focused on the treatment and management of chronic disease in a rural/remote setting and with a particular interest in Indigenous health. Tom commenced at Whitehorse Medical Centre in 2012. He consults to various corporate health programs within Melbourne and internationally. Tom’s areas of interests are diabetes, heart disease, weight management, gastrointestinal conditions, food allergies/intolerances, and eating behavior. Consultations with Tom may be eligible for Medicare, DVA and most private health fund rebates.