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Dr Joanna Hickey from Wellness Medicine, specialised in integrative medicine, Clifton Hill Doctors

Dr Joanna Hickey

Integrative Doctor CLINICAL DIRECTOR, GENERAL & INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE MBBS, FRACGP, Dip. IM, MACNEM After 15 years as a partner in a medical practice in Clifton Hill, Dr Hickey realised general practice had to evolve further and faster if it was to serve patients effectively. “A competent and caring family GP is our first line of

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Dr Colleen Toner from Wellness Medicine, specialised in integrative medicine, Clifton Hill Doctors

Dr Colleen Toner

MBBS, FRACGP Originally from Scotland, Colleen graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England, where she completed her medical degree in 2005 and subsequently her General Practice training. In addition to her GP qualifications, she has developed particular interests in the following specialties: Obstetrics and Gynaecology – in particular,

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Dr Lydia Senycia from Wellness Medicine, specialised in integrative medicine, Clifton Hill Doctors

Dr Lydia Senycia

MBBS FRACGP BEd Born in Melbourne, Lydia has over 30 years experience as a GP and has treated a wide range of patients and medical conditions. Lydia’s speciality is in consultation and her ability to find a solution, a treatment or an action plan, that works for individual patients. Lydia believes in the importance of

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Dr Martin Huynh - General Practitioner

Dr Martin Huynh

MBBS, APLS, FRACGP Notice: Dr Huynh is on extended leave as of November 2022 Martin is a Clifton Hill ‘native’ who lived with his parents and five brothers (no sisters!) near the shot tower in Gold Street until he left to attend medical school at the University of Queensland. He did residency training at the

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Steffan Cavalera – Physiotherapist

Steffan Cavalera – Physiotherapist

BA (Hons) Physio. and B.S Exerc. Sci. Born in Melbourne Steffan grew up playing footy in Melbourne’s South-Eastern suburbs and found himself suffering from an array of injuries, from broken bones to torn muscles. Eventually Steffan ended up suffering from a long-term back injury that caused him to stop playing sport altogether. This acted as a

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Practice Nurse

Bianca Penak

Bianca Penak, Practice Nurse

Bachelor of Nursing, Public Health and Health Promotion. Certificate, Biomedical Institute of Yoga and Meditation (200-Hour Online Yoga Teacher Training) Bianca was born and raised in Melbourne and completed her Undergraduate Degree at Deakin University in Nursing and Public Health Promotion in 2014. After graduating she had the opportunity to spend time working in the

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Shuyuan Liang is a Practice Nurse at Wellness Medicine

Shuyuan Liang

Bachelor of Nursing (La Trobe), Diploma of Management Practice Nurse Shuyuan completed her first formal nursing qualification in her home province of Guangzhou, China in 2006 then worked for the next three years as a Respiratory and Surgical Registered Nurse at two traditional Chinese Medicine hospitals in Guangdong. That experience cultivated in her not only

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Allied Health Practitioners

Mattie Sempert - Registered Acupuncturist and expert Acu-Moxa Therapist (1)

Dr Mattie (Martha) Sempert, PhD

Registered Acupuncturist (AHPRA/CMRB Vic) BSc, MA, PhD Mattie Sempert graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture (Boston, USA) in 1991, and is a Registered Acupuncturist with the Chinese medicine Registration Board (Victoria) Her style of acupuncture combines classical Chinese with the more dynamic, hands-on Japanese approaches, where it is crucial to find the live

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Nicole Corveddu, Practice Manager at Wellness Medicine, Clifton Hill Doctors

Nicole Corveddu

Practice Manager Nicole is tasked with making sure that every moment of your experience with Wellness Medicine – before you enter a doctor’s room and after you leave it – is as pleasant and as efficient as possible. She has complete responsibility for managing ‘the desk’ and the team that staff it and for doing

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Chloe Arnott is a receptionist at Wellness Medicine

Chloe Arnott

Bachelor Fine Arts (Dance) Receptionist Chloe moved to Melbourne from the Mornington Peninsula whilst studying a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). Since graduating in 2017, Chloe has been actively choreographing and performing in works with local artists. She also teaches contemporary dance at a local dance

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Rosemary (‘Rose’) De Lazzari is the Senior Receptionist at Wellness Medicine

Rosemary (‘Rose’) De Lazzari

B.A. (Multicultural Studies) Senior Receptionist Immediately after completing her degree, Rose joined Colonial Mutual as a team leader in customer service. Rose’s roles included leading call centre teams and administration teams, as well as roles in training and development. She moved from the bank to Melbourne City Baths, Parks and Recreation division of MCC. Rose

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Sarah Shepherd is a receptionist at Wellness Medicine

Sarah Shepherd

Certificate III Pathology Collection Receptionist Sarah joined Wellness Medicine in January 2022 after a number of years working as a collector for a pathology collection company. Prior to that, Sarah had worked in floristry (she holds a certificate III in Floristry and Design) and retail pharmacy. Sarah says that she “loves working at Wellness Medicine

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