Doctors

 

All the doctors in our practice are well established general practitioners with many years of family medical practice experience and have satisfied the training requirements of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners for vocational registration.

 

This means we have a commitment to general practice and to continuing medical education.

 

Dr Michael Plunkett does not consult on contraceptive or early pregnancy issues.

 

 

   

 

 

 

Dr Danny Lipson

MBBS (Melb) D (Obst) RCOG


Dr Lipson (son of Oscar) has been at the clinic since 1982, after completing 3 years training in family medicine. He has a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology and has a special interest in paediatrics and counselling.

Danny is married with 2 children and enjoys skiing, golf and following the football.
   

 

Dr Michael Plunkett

MBBS(Melb) FRACGP

Dr Michael Plunkett

MBBS(Melb) FRACGP

 

Dr Plunkett joined the clinic in 2007. He has spent most of his working life in country/outer west of Melbourne where he was working in anaesthetics/obstetrics and has an interest in paediatrics. He was the Werribee Football Club doctor and is a great fan of the Magpies. Michael has 6 children.

 

Dr Plunkett does not consult on contraceptive or early pregnancy issues.

   

 

Dr Kafayat Lee

BMBS MRCGP FRACGP

 

Dr Lee graduated from University of Nottingham UK and has a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology. She has a special interest in women's health, child health, chronic disease management and minor surgery. She follows soccer and enjoys travelling.

 

   

 

Dr Mark Michail

MBBS, FRACGP

 

Dr Mark Michail graduated from Melbourne University and has a Diploma in Aesthetics Medicine. He has a special interest in chronic disease management, children’s health, emergency medicine, sports medicine and minor surgery. Mark is married with two children.

   

Dr Zahid Haider  MBBS FRACGP MRCS PLAB

Dr Zahid Haider has special interests and skills in skin conditions and skin cancer surgery. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (MRCS). Dr Haider has also completed an Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Skin Cancer Surgery. He is also an Examiner for Royal College of General Practitioners.

Dr Haider has been working as a GP since 2011. Prior to this, he has worked at various Victorian Hospitals including Ballarat Base Hospital and The Alfred Hospital in Emergency, Trauma and Surgery.

 

Dr Haider has an interest in all areas of general practice including men's health, mental health, child and maternal health. He is competent in conducting skin checks, removal of skin lesions, removal of skin cancers, skin flaps and grafts, treatment of ingrown toenails and joint injections. He also performs Implanon and Mirena procedures.

   

Dr Vida Dabestani MRCGP MBChB RACGP

Dr Vida Dabestani emigrated from the UK in 2010 and been a General Practitioner for 17 years.

She obtained her MRCGP in 2007 and has been working as a GP ever since.

She has special interests in Mental Health, Women's Health, Children's Health and Chronic Disease Management.

She lives locally and enjoys walking her dog and cooking.

Dr Arun Kumar MBBS FRACGP

Dr Arun Kumar is an experienced GP who has worked in various Hospital and General Practice settings.

Dr Kumar has interests in all aspects of General Practice including preventative health care, Paediatrics, minor surgery, mental health & travel medicine.

Dr Monica De Sousa MBBS FRACGP DRANZCOG MPH

Dr Monica De Sousa graduated from Monash University in 2008 and became a fellow of the RACGP in 2014.

She has a diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a Masters of Public Health.

Dr De Sousa has an interest in chronic disease management, care for the elderly, women's health (including contraception and menopause management), mental health and preventative medicine. She performs Implanon insertion and removal.

Dr De Sousa works as a medical educator and enjoys teaching medical students and GP registrars.

She also enjoys yoga and running.