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
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 performs minor surgical procedures including iron infusions (ferinject) 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
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 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
MB BS, FRACGP
Dr. Irena Vigderovich graduated from Melbourne University in 1998. She has a certificate in obstetrics and has completed extra training in paediatrics, ear, nose and throat disorders (at RVEEH) and all forms of contraception. Irena participates in Shared obstetric care at The Royal Women’s, Sandringham and Monash Hospitals. She has also had extra training in insertion of Mirena IUD, Copper IUD and Implanon. Irena is interested in all aspects of family medicine, especially children’s health, women’s health, shared maternity care and preventative medicine. She does minor skin procedures, tongue ties and iron infusions. She speaks fluent Russian, is married and has 2 children. Irena works every week day, including Thursday evening and frequent Saturday mornings.
Dr. Jane Isaac
MB BS(hons), DRANZCOG, FRACGP
Dr. Jane Isaac holds a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a certificate in skin cancer medicine. She is interested in all aspects of general medicine, especially paediatrics, adolescent health, women's health, sexual health (including implanon insertion/removal), preventive medicine. Dr. Isaac participates in shared obstetric care with Sandringham hospital, the Royal Womens Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. Dr. Isaac performs skin checks and minor surgical procedures including skin lesion removal and iron infusions. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Dr. Tammy Herring
MB BS(hons), 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
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
MB BS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP
Dr. Angela Ferruccio is interested in all areas of family medicine. She graduated from Melbourne University in 1987, thereafter pursuing further training in emergency medicine, paediatrics, and a Diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology. Her areas of special interest are in paediatrics, all aspects of women’s health, dermatological conditions, chronic disease prevention, adolescent and sexual health. She also performs skin checks and performs minor surgical procedures including skin lesion removal and iron infusions. Outside of her clinic work she tutors medical students at Melbourne University. Hours: Wednesday & Friday.
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. Manu Rao
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
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. Kate Naylor
MB BS, FRACGP, IBCLC
Dr. Kate Naylor is a fully qualified GP, trained in Melbourne and Brisbane. Kate participates in Shared obstetric care at The Royal Women’s, Sandringham and Monash Medical Centre. She is also is an internationally accredited and qualified lactation consultant with extensive experience in supporting breastfeeding mothers. Together with our nurse lactation consultant Sancha, she provides a specialized lactation management service at the clinic. Dr. Kate also has a particular interest in skin cancer detection and removal after working for many years in Queensland.
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 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. Rosie Colahan
Dr. Rosie Colahan is retiring from General Practice on 27th September 2018. She will no longer be seeing patients. Please contact the clinic for advise on seeing another doctor at our practice.
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.