Doctors

Our team of very experienced and highly qualified Doctors offers you the highest standard of general medical care at our lovely Brighton clinic. Each of our 15 Doctors have their own areas of special expertise and interest. Between them they cover all of your health care needs.
Dr Maria Sullivan

Dr Maria Sullivan

MB BS, FRACGP

Dr Maria Sullivan is interested in all aspects of family medicine and has extensive experience in women’s health, paediatrics and sexual health. She also assists with examining GP trainees, performs minor surgical procedures and has extensive emergency department experience. She is a mother of 2 young children. Hours: Monday (till late), Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Dr Sari Irlicht

Dr Sari Irlicht

MB BS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP

Dr Sari Irlicht has a special interest in travel medicine and has a wide range of experience with general practice, including time working in rural Australia and New York City. Dr Sari Irlicht has other interests including the management of general medical issues, depression, paediatrics, women’s health and skin complaints. Hours: Every weekday.

Dr Michael Soon

Dr Michael Soon

MB BS

Dr Michael Soon has worked as a doctor in both solo and group general practice since 1987. He has special interests in men’s health and in the management and prevention of chronic diseases, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease. Dr Soon performs minor surgical procedures, such as removal of skin lesions. He has two grown up sons. Hours: Every weekday except Thursday.

Dr Irena Vigderovich

Dr Irena Vigderovich

MB BS, FRACGP

Dr Irena Vigderovich is interested in all aspects of family medicine especially children’s health, Women's health and preventive medicine. She does shared obstetric care at the Royal Women's and Sandringham Hospitals. She has extra training in ear nose and throat disorders, as well as contraception. She also does minor skin procedures, iron infusions (ferinject), tongue ties and insertions of Implanon and Mirena IUD. Dr Irena Vigderovich is married with 2 children and speaks fluent Russian. Hours: Every weekday, including Thursday afternoon/evening.

Dr Rosie Colahan

Dr Rosie Colahan

MB BS

Dr Rosie Colahan completed her medical degree at the University of Melbourne. She is a very caring and thorough doctor interested in preventive medicine, women’s health and counselling. She is married with one daughter and in her spare time is a keen yachtswoman. Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Currently not taking new patients.

Dr Tammy Herring

Dr Tammy Herring

MB BS (Honours), DRANZCOG, FRACGP

Dr Tammy Herring is interested in all aspects of family medicine. After graduating from Monash University in 1994, she did further training in paediatrics, followed by a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology. She specialises in women's health and has a particular interest in all aspects of contraception as well as the menopause. She is skilled at procedures such as the insertion of Mirena IUDs and Implanon as well as Ferinject infusions. She does shared obstetric care with the Royal Women’s and Sandringham hospitals. She is married with two children. Hours: Monday afternoon/evening, Wednesday & Friday.

Dr Cathy Sloan

Dr Cathy Sloan

MB BS, DRANZCOG

Dr Cathy Sloan has a particular interest in women’s health including menopause. She assists with eye surgery and has extensive experience overseas in gynaecology, obstetrics and family planning. Other interests include musculoskeletal medicine including migraine, headaches, neck and back problems as well as mental health. Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Currently not taking new patients.

Dr Angela Ferruccio

Dr Angela Ferruccio

MB BS DRANZCOG FRACGP

Dr Angela Ferruccio has been working as a Doctor in the Bayside area for the last 22 years. She is interested in all areas of family medicine . Her special interests include women's health, paediatrics, dermatology, preventive medicine, adolescent and sexual health. Hours: Wednesday & Friday.

Dr Marita Campbell

Dr Marita Campbell

MB BS, DRANZCOG, FACRRM

Dr Marita Campbell is a GP Obstetrician. She has particular interests in obstetrics, gynaecology and paediatrics and is a Fellow of ACRRM. She has particular expertise in dermatological and gynaecological procedures including the insertion of IUDs and Implanon. Dr Campbell is married with 4 children. Hours: Monday morning, Tuesday and Thursday. Also see the antenatal page.

Dr Jane Isaac

Dr Jane Isaac

MB BS(hons) DRANZCOG FRACGP

Dr Jane Isaac holds a Diploma in Obstetrics and gynaecology and is undertaking a postgraduate certificate in skin cancer medicine. She is interested in all aspects of general medicine, especially paediatrics, adolescent health, women's health, sexual health, preventive medicine and shared obstetric care. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Dr Manu Rao

Dr Manu Rao

MB BS

Dr Manu Rao graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1992. She is interested in all areas of family medicine including Women's health, Paediatrics, Men's health and Preventative medicine. Dr Rao practices holistically and has completed a Graduate Diploma in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine and a Diploma in Botanic Medicine. She is married with two young children. If you are interested in booking an integrated consultation with Dr Rao, please request a 45 minute appointment. Please advise our receptionists at the time of booking and they will be able to discuss fees. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and most of Saturday.

Dr Andrew Woodard

Dr Andrew Woodard

MB BS(Hons), B.Med.Sci

Dr Andrew Woodard graduated from University of Melbourne with honours in 1983 and has had overseas experience working in hospitals in Burma and Malaysia. Andy has worked in General Practice since 1989. He is currently undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Allergy. His other medical interests include men's health, cardiovascular medicine, paediatrics, and allergy. Hours: Monday to Friday.

Dr Sophie Morris

Dr Sophie Morris

MB BS, FRACGP

Dr Sophie Morris is interested in all aspects of family medicine. Her special interests include women’s health and paediatrics. Other interests include preventive medicine, health promotion and education. Hours: Monday 8am to 2.30pm and Wed 8am to 4pm. Her hours will be increasing as she is able.

Dr Margaret Rind

Dr Margaret Rind

MB ChB

Dr Margaret Rind graduated from the University of Otago in New Zealand. She is interested in all aspects of general medicine, particularly the ‘whys’ of life and illness. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays.

Dr Kate Naylor

Dr Kate Naylor

MB BS, FRACGP, IBCLC

Dr Kate Naylor is an internationally accredited Lactation Consultant. She has a special interest in breastfeeding and has done extensive work in this field. Kate is listed on the Lactation Consultants Australia and New Zealand website. She has been qualified as an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) for 5 yrs. The initial training of 2 years part-time study included 1600 patient contact hours, and 90+ hours of Lactation specific tertiary level education. Kate has just completed the re-certification process, which is done after 5 yrs and involves 75+ hours of lactation specific education. She has an special interest in skin cancer detection, lesion removal and minor procedures, as well as all aspects of general practice. She will be instrumental in developing, documented, full skin checks at BFWC. Hours:Wednesday mornings and most Saturday.

Dr Kathryn De Garis

Dr Kathryn De Garis

MB BS (Honours), DRANZCOG

Dr Kathy De Garis is the owner of the Practice which she started in 1988 and is married to Alan Richardson, the clinic Psychologist. She is now purely in a management and supervisory role ensuring the continuing development of best practice and care at this great clinic.