As of 17 March, 2020
If you have flu-like symptoms
If you have severe difficulty breathing, call triple zero (000) immediately and tell the call handler and the paramedics on arrival about your recent travel history.
If you have recently travelled to anywhere overseas and have developed a fever or respiratory symptoms, DO NOT ENTER THE CLINIC – CALL US!
When you visit your doctor or the hospital emergency department, it is very important that you call before visiting to describe your symptoms and travel history.
You can also call the healthdirect helpline on 1800 022 222 to speak with a registered nurse.
If you do not have symptoms
For general information on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), call the Australian Government’s Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.
For the latest updates on COVID-19 in Australia, visit the Department of Health website.
We are located at 169 – 171 Acland Street, St Kilda, VIC, 3182.
Bulk billing to Medicare available.
For an appointment,
call (03) 95340635
Our opening hours as of March 2018 are:
9:00 am – 10:30 pm
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm – 7:30 pm
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Dr. Judy Carman:
Dr. Carman graduated in 1981 from Melbourne University. With a special interest in women’s, children’s & mental health, she also enjoys seeing people of all backgrounds having worked with overseas students at Monash University since 1997.
Dr. Jack Goldberg:
Dr. Goldberg has had 35 years full time experience in all aspects of General Practice.
Dr Elham Mansourian:
Dr Eli joined our practice in 2017. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a special interest in management of complex and chronic conditions such as Diabetes, Asthma, COPD and overweight.
Dr Azadeh Khatibi:
Dr Khatibi joined our practice in 2017. She is experienced in all aspects of General Practice and has a special interest in management of complex and chronic conditions.
Dr. Khurram Akhter:
Dr Akhter joined our practice in December 2015. He is an experienced General Practitioner who has a special interest in chronic disease management, musculoskeletal problems & the role of wearable technology in preventative healthcare & disease monitoring.
Dr Akhter teaches medical students of University of Melbourne. He attained high status of Fellow of Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr. Anna Finnegan:
Dr Finnegan joined our practice in June 2016. Dr Finnegan teaches medical students of University of Melbourne. She attained high status of Fellow of Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr Nick Mulrenan
Dr Nick Mulrenan graduated from Imperial College London and also has a BSc in Endocrinology. He has a diploma in sexual health and family planning and is a Fellow of the Australian College of General Practitioners. Special interests include bowel and gut health including nutrition and weight management, musculoskeletal conditions, mental health and chronic disease management.
Dr Harry Perelberg:
Dr Perelberg graduated in 1972 from Melbourne University. He has been in private practice since 1974 & the Army Reserve Medical Corp. from 1987 – 1995.
Dr Sima (Tayebeh) Kazerouni:
Dr Kazerouni has achieved high status of a Fellow of Australian College of general Practitioners. Dr Sima has special interest in women’s health, chronic and complex conditions.
Prof. Harry Weisinger:
Professor Harrison Weisinger (usually referred to as “Dr. Harry”) brings with him a depth of experience within clinical practice, medical research, and academia. He holds university appointments at 4 local and international medical schools. He has written over 50 publications, including articles appearing in Nature Medicine and Science. He undertook clinical training in Australia at the University of Melbourne and St. Vincents Hospital. Dr Harry is also qualified optometrist.
Dr. Harry enjoys seeing the full-scope of people presenting to general practice but also has special interests in wellness and longevity, weight loss and improving mental, physical and athletic performance through dietary manipulation and other activities.
Dr. Harry is married to Stephanie and they have 4 young children (which keeps them pretty busy!). His personal interests include meditation, yoga, travel and cycling.
Dr Robert Gunawan:
Dr Gunawan has joined our practice in January 2019. We have known Dr Gunawan since his time as a medical student. Now, he is a fully qualified doctor with an understanding nature and an interest in chronic and mental health problems.
Dr Edward Naughten:
Dr. Edward Naughten (MB BCh FRACGP MICGP PgDipDerm DRCOG) graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland, in 2009. He worked in Emergency medicine for a year before embarking on his professional general practice training from 2011 to 2015. He rotated through several hospital specialties including medicine for the elderly, diabetes/endocrinology, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry and paediatrics, focusing on childhood asthma, eczema and allergy.
Dr Naughten has a keen interest in children’s health, mental health, chronic disease management, medicine for the elderly and dermatology. He holds a postgraduate diploma in Dermatology from Cardiff University as well as a diploma in palliative care and a diploma in women’s health from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He is available to be seen at short notice. (Optional if we go down the Botox route: Edward also completed training in aesthetic medicine in London and administers Botox for wrinkle reduction and hyperhidrosis.)