General Medicine

Dr. Joseph Blau:

Dr Blau graduated from MelbourneUniversity in 1972. He did his clinical years at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Children‘s Hospital, PANCH and Royal Women’s Hospital.  He started his General Practice in St. Kilda in February 1977, and has practised here ever since.

Dr. Jack Goldberg:

Dr Goldberg has had 30 years full time experience in all aspects of General Practice.

Dr. Judy Carman:

Dr Carman graduated in 1981 from MelbourneUniversity.  She has a special interest in women’s, children’s and mental health. She also enjoys seeing people of all backgrounds having worked with overseas students at MonashUniversity since 1997.

Dr Carrie Kausman

Dr Kausman has joined our Practice in 2013. Her wonderful personality and clinical experience helps her with her special interests in women’s, children’s and mental health.

Dr. Harry Perelberg:

Dr Perelberg graduated in 1972 from MelbourneUniversity.  He has been in private practice since 1974 and the Army Reserve Medical Corp. from 1987-1995.  He is a member of the Australian Society of Hypnosis and R.A.C.G.P. Harry also occasionally works for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.


Dr. Mike Birrell

Dr Birrell joined our practice in January 2011. Dr Birrell worked for almost 30 years in Point Lonsdale, and another 3 years in Port Macquarie. He was a keen surfer and football player but due to injuries put off a career in football to pursue his love of general practice. Dr Birrell is particularly interested in aged care. He was awarded an Order of Aust medal. He also dallies in art and loves to sketch his elderly patients.

Dr. Khurram Akhter.


Dr. Khurram Akhter has joined the practice in December 2015. He is an experienced General practitioner with special interest in chronic disease management.

Other Services AvailableGeneral practice and check-ups including counselling, treatment room for emergencies, women’s health – pap smears & pregnancy test, on-site pathology (Monday – Friday from 9am till 1pm), liquid nitrogen “freezing” therapy for sun spots and warts, nutrition advise & weight management, sports medicine, child vaccinations, travel medicine.

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