Doctors

 


Dr Maryann Spottiswood

Maryann has worked at Westgate Health for 23 years. Her special interests include obstetrics and shared antenatal care. She holds a Diploma in Obstetrics and a Certificate in Family Planning. Maryann is a registered trainer with VMA and is actively involved in the training of our future doctors. 

Dr Maryann Spottiswood


Dr Stephen OShea

Stephen has worked for many years at our Newport clinic. He is a GP supervisor with the University of Melbourne training medical students and has a special interest in delivering care to our aged community. He regularly visits aged care facilities across Hobson’s Bay. 

Dr Stephen O’Shea


Dr Kay Whitfield

Kay enjoys working and providing her services to the community. She has been a Doctor at Westgate Health since 1987 and her interests are across a wide range of general practice including shared antenatal care, geriatrics and mental health.

Dr Kay Whitfield


Dr Simon Leslie

Simon has been at Westgate Health since 1995. He has worked in many developing countries including refugee health with Save The Children Fund. Simon has a special interest in immunisation and served on  the Australian Technical Advisory Group for Immunisation Group (ATAGI) for 5 years.

Dr Simon Leslie 


Dr Chris Watts

Chris is longest serving doctor with Westgate Health and has been with us since 1980. As well as working at both South Kingsville & Newport, Chris has also worked part time in community health, occupational health, Aboriginal and student health. He currently works 1 day per week at Headspace, the youth mental health service.

Dr Chris Watts


Dr Catherine Davey

Catherine has a special interest in Women’s Health and GP counselling. She has a certificate in Sexual Health and a Graduate Diploma in Counselling. Catherine has worked both in Australia and overseas and speaks Arabic. 

Dr Catherine Davey


Dr Richard Sloman

Dick has a special interest in Community and Aboriginal Health. He shares his work between Westgate Health and the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service. Dick spent 2 years at Amata and Pipalyatjara on the APY lands in Northern South Australia. 

Dr Richard Sloman


Dr Krish Dinesh

Krish completed his qualifications in general practice in Scotland and moved with his family to Australia in 2014, where he joined Westgate Health. He holds a Diploma in Practical Dermatology and Dermoscopy. Krish has a special interest in managing skin cancers. He is also a GP supervisor for the University of Melbourne.

Dr Krish Dinesh



Dr Choi Kwan

Choi enjoys the diversity of general practice, from looking after the very young to older members of the community.  In addition to his Fellowship in General Practice, he holds Diplomas in Obstetrics and Palliative Medicine. When he is not working he likes to swim and bushwalk.

Dr Choi Kwan 


Dr Shankar Srinivasan

Shankar graduated at the University of Melbourne in 1978. He has worked across many fields of general practice and in more recent years in his own clinic. He is the newest addition to the Westgate team of Doctors and has an interest in hypnotherapy and of course all the challenges of General Practice.

Dr Shankar Srinivasan


Dr Jason Juggapah

Jason trained as a GP in his home town of London, having completed his medical degree in 2009 in Yorkshire, UK. Prior to coming to Melbourne in 2015, he worked  in London in a variety of specialties including paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, aged care and psychiatry.   He has a keen interest in the holistic management of anxiety and depression, sexual health as well as working with members from the LGBT community.  He is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Melbourne teaching medical students at the practice. He also has a Master’s degree in Immunology from Imperial College London and several scientific publications.   Outside of work Jason loves overseas travel, fitness and exercise and is learning the piano and Spanish. 

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Dr Jason Juggapah


dorahu

Dora graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2011, and has worked in several public hospitals in Victoria before embarking on specialty training in General Practice. She has worked in Westgate Health Co-op since 2014. She enjoys all facets of general practice and can speak Mandarin. She also obtained a Diploma in Child Health through The University of Sydney. Outside of medicine, she enjoys cooking, exercising and drawing.

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Dr Dora Hu


DrDervilaHolmes

Dr Dervila Holmes is from the west of Ireland, and qualified as a medical doctor in 2000. She became a member of the Irish College of General Practitioners in 2006 and has been practicing in Australia since 2015. Her special interests include: Dermatology including minor surgery, womens health including Implanon and IUD insertion, musculoskeletal medicine including knee and shoulder cortisone injections, mental health including mental health care plans for psychology. Her interests outside medicine include running, cycling and skiing.

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Dr Dervila Holmes


samual-bell

Sam has a keen interest in women’s health, pregnancy and paediatrics. He has spent the last 5 years training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The Royal Women’s, Monash, Sunshine and Geelong Hospitals and holds an Advanced Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He offers Implanon and IUD insertion and has undertaken training in medical termination of pregnancy. He is completing a Diploma of Child Health with the University of Sydney. Sam is a registrar currently completing his General Practice training at Westgate.

 

Dr Samuel Bell


magdelena

Mags completed her undergraduate medical training in Slovakia before moving to the UK in 2005, where she achieved Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK) in 2012. After moving to Australia in 2014 she was awarded FRACGP and currently works as a GP in the Newport Clinic, where she supervises medical students from the University of Melbourne. She enjoys the daily challenges of general practice and has a special interest in women’s health, dermatology & aesthetic medicine and child health.

 

Dr Magdalena Matthews