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In-Clinic Consultations

You can still see your regular doctor at your Eastbrooke clinic. We have implemented special infection control and social distancing procedures to keep you and others safe. All appointments must be booked by calling the clinic.

NSW Health recommends that anyone visiting a medical centre as a patient, as a carer or assisting a friend or relative, should wear a face covering.

IMPORTANT: If you have flu-like symptoms, we ask that you call the clinic so that we can prepare for your arrival.

CALL (03) 8354 1111

Telehealth

To book a Telehealth consultation with your doctor you must call the clinic directly.

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New patients are always welcome at our Essendon North location, but we are unable to book you in online. Please call our friendly reception team on (03) 8354 1111 to make your first appointment.

162-178 Keilor Road
Essendon North, VIC 3041
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(03) 8354 1111
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(03) 8354 1199
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General enquiries only, no medical information or bookings accepted

Centre Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00am – 6:00pm
Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
Closed
Public Holidays
Closed

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Eastbrooke Medical Centres has been approved to participate in the COVID-19 Vaccine rollout. Like all other medical centres, we are under strict instructions from the government to prioritise the elderly, vulnerable and other high-risk patients.

Check your eligibility here.

Eligible patients can book their vaccination by calling the clinic directly.

NOTE: Advice from clinical experts says that you cannot have the Flu and COVID-19 Vaccinations within 2 weeks of each other. Your Eastbrooke clinic will coordinate this treatment with you when it is your turn for the COVID-19 vaccination.

Anyone concerned about the vaccination and its effect on underlying health conditions should consult with their GP.

Flu Vaccinations

2021 flu vaccination stocks have arrived.

CURRENT VACCINATION STOCK UPDATE (06/07/21)

Private Vaccinations
Suitable for adults and children. An out of pocket cost applies.
Adults & Children: In Stock
Children under 5: In Stock

Public (Govt Funded) Vaccinations
Suitable for patients over 65 or with chronic health conditions. Free for eligible patients.
Anyone with a Chronic Health Condition (and under 65 Years): In Stock
Seniors Over 65 Years: In Stock

Keep an eye out for this and other important health updates via email. Updates are also posted on our clinic Facebook page.

Pathology Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm

Accredited Practice

Eastbrooke Family Clinic Essendon

ALL PATIENTS & VISITORS ATTENDING THE EASTBROOKE FAMILY CLINIC ESSENDON MUST WEAR A FACE MASK.

We continue to monitor emerging COVID-19 developments for the Greater Melbourne Area and have implemented strict infection control measures to keep the community safe.

Anyone who has been to a COVID-19 case location, are a close contact of a COVID-19 case, are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 case or have even the slightest symptoms of COVID-19 are asked to please not visit our facilities at this time.

We are able to offer telehealth so that you can still speak with your regular doctor.

Please check the VIC COVID-19 case location webpage before visiting: www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/exposure-sites

If you are going to a medical centre as a patient, as a carer or assisting a friend or relative, you should wear a mask or face covering.

Stay up-to-date the latest VIC Health guidelines here: www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au

Thank you to everyone for their understanding during this time.

Delivering You Quality Healthcare as we Take Steps Towards a New Normal 

As restrictions ease, we are able to deliver you more and more services in-clinic. We urge any patients who have avoided their regular GP visit or postponed scheduled testing to make your health a priority and attend to your important healthcare needs. With the adoption of new social distancing measures and additional infection control procedures, health experts at Eastbrooke continue to provide quality healthcare for patients.

Important information you need to know:

  1. Changes to Online Booking – Commencing October 2020, all appointments booked online at Eastbrooke will be in-clinic consultations.
  2. It is safe to visit your clinic for a face-to-face consultation. We ask that you wear a face-covering – We have implemented additional infection control and social distancing measures to keep you, other patients, our staff, and doctors safe.
  3. Telehealth services are still available – Telehealth is still available to you as a convenient alternative; all bookings are to be made by calling the clinic. Out of pocket private fees may apply at the discretion of the doctor.
  4. You should not ignore your regular health needs – Avoiding regular healthcare appointments, testing and check-ups can be dangerous and have long-term health implications. Make sure you attend your appointments.
  5. Your Doctor is not too busy to see you – Eastbrooke has resources and updated processes to help support your GP to deliver care to you. Your health continues to be our number 1 priority!

For more information on COVID-19, including testing, visit www.health.gov.au or call the National Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 020 080

If you require URGENT medical attention, call 000 or go to your nearest Emergency Department.


About us

The Eastbrooke Family Clinic Essendon is a well-established medical centre that provides a range of comprehensive health and medical services to the local community and surrounding areas within the Moonee Valley region.

Our clinic has onsite parking and provides a number of both male and female doctors. The centre features ten GP consulting rooms with an onsite a treatment room, pharmacy and a dedicated pathology to provide an easy and convenient streamlined service to patients.

Our health and medical facility is culturally diversified and alongside its team of English speaking doctors, offers a total of 10 languages including Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Singhalese, Arabic, Spanish, Kamada, Telugu and Ukrainian

Providing comprehensive Medical Services to the Essendon Community

A comprehensive range of health services are available at our Essendon Medical Centre, including General Medicine, Women Health including Mirena IUD insertion/removals, Children’s Health, Men’s Health, Aged Care, Chronic Disease Management, Travel Medicine, Iron Infusions and Skin Cancer Checks including excisions. In addition, the clinic provides a range of medical procedures to patients including diathermy, cryotherapy, suture of lacerations and minor surgery.

Our Essendon Doctors also participate in Shared Antenatal Care and work together with the local public hospitals. Shared antenatal care is an option for pregnant women with no adverse maternal or foetal pregnancy risk factor.

To make an appointment please call the clinic directly on (03) 8354 1111 to speak to one of our friendly reception team members.

Like us on Facebook to keep in touch with medical centre updates, health news, educational topics and much more!

After Hours Emergency

If you require after-hours medical attention please call our nominated after-hours number on 03 8354 1111. If you require URGENT medical attention please call 000 or present to the Emergency Department.

In-Clinic Consultations

You can still see your regular doctor at your Eastbrooke clinic. We have implemented special infection control and social distancing procedures to keep you and others safe. All appointments must be booked by calling the clinic.

NSW Health recommends that anyone visiting a medical centre as a patient, as a carer or assisting a friend or relative, should wear a face covering.

IMPORTANT: If you have flu-like symptoms, we ask that you call the clinic so that we can prepare for your arrival.

BOOK ONLINE

Telehealth

To book a Telehealth consultation with your doctor you must call the clinic directly.

CALL (03) 8354 1111

New patients are always welcome at our Essendon North location, but we are unable to book you in online. Please call our friendly reception team on (03) 8354 1111 to make your first appointment.

Meet the Doctors

Dr Bruce McClure

Dr Bruce McClure has worked in the Essendon/Moonee Ponds area for over 30 years.  He has a broad range of General Practice experience including Travel Medicine.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, FRACGP Languages English Special Interests
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Dr Bruce McClure

Dr Cathy Hutton

Cathy has worked as a General Practitioner for over 30 years. Her work includes general family medicine, women’s health, antenatal care, chronic disease management, health prevention and care of older people.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS(Melb) Languages English Special Interests Women's health, Chronic Disease Management
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Dr Cathy Hutton

Dr Imran Marzook

Dr Imran Marzook studied medicine at The University of NSW and completed residency at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. He initially trained in oncology before moving to general practice for better work-life balance. He has a Master’s degree in Public Health and has worked in rural and remote locations as a GP. He is a Fellow of The Royal Australian College of GPs and is available for home visits if clinically required.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials BSc(med) MBBS (UNSW), MPH, FRACGP Languages English, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Singhalese, Arabic, Spanish Special Interests Aged Care, Oncology (cancer), Palliative Care, Diabetes & Weight Loss, Men's Health, Refugee & Migrant Health, Travel Medicine, Minor Surgery (skin cancer, joint injections etc.)
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Dr Imran Marzook

Dr Jennifer Ireland

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS Languages English Special Interests General Medicine, Women’s Health, Aged Care, Mental Health and Skin Cancer
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Dr Jennifer Ireland

Dr Mamatha Gandham

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, FRACGP Languages English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada Special Interests General Family Medicine, Children's Health, Women's Health, Chronic Disease Management, Preventive Medicine, Travel medicine and Dermatology
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Dr Mamatha Gandham

Dr Roman Makohon

Dr Roman Makohon has been working as a General Practitioner for over thirty years in Moonee Valley. His work includes general family medicine; preventative medicine; chronic disease management and counselling.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, FRACGP Languages English and Ukrainian Special Interests Preventative Medicine, Chronic Disease Management, Muscular Skeletal Medicine, Counselling
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Dr Roman Makohon

Dr Jeff Salter

Dr Salter graduated in December 1974 from the University of Melbourne. He gained a wealth of experience as a General Practitioner in Keilor from 1982 to 2018, followed by a one year sabbatical. Dr Salter is looking forward to joining our Essendon team.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS Languages English Special Interests
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Dr Jeff Salter

Dr Anna Pienkos

Dr Pienkos has been working as a General Practitioner for many years in Moonee Ponds.

Her work includes all aspects of general family medicine; preventative care and chronic disease management.

Dr Anna Pienkos is available on Mondays and Wednesdays.

 

 

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS Languages English and Polish Special Interests
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Dr Anna Pienkos

Dr Julian Pienkos

Dr Pienkos has been working as a General Practitioner for over 35 years in Moonee Ponds.

His work includes all aspects of general family medicine; preventative care and chronic disease management.

Dr Julian Pienkos is available from Monday to Thursday.

Speciality General Practitioner Credentials MBBS, FRACGP Languages English and Polish Special Interests
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Dr Julian Pienkos

Dr Shaima Al-Msari

Dr Al-Msari is accepting new patients and is available for consultation every Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Speciality Credentials MBChB, FRACGP Languages English & Arabic Special Interests Women & Children's Health
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Dr Shaima Al-Msari

Meet the Allied Health Providers

Jessica Johnston Podiatrist

Jessica Johnston - Podiatrist

Visit www.mooneevalleypodiatrist.com.au for more information

Speciality Podiatrist Credentials B. Pod Grad Cert. Diab MA Pod A Languages English Special Interests
  • Diabetes
  • Wound care
  • General podiatry
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Jessica Johnston - Podiatrist

Rachel Di Vincenzo - Podiatrist

For more information visit

www.mooneevalleypodiatrist.com.au

Speciality Podiatrist Credentials B. HSc M. PodPrac Languages English, Italian Special Interests
  • Paediatrics
  • Ingrown toenail management
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Rachel Di Vincenzo - Podiatrist

Laura Clarnette - Dietitian

Laura is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian that has graduated with a Master of Dietetics from Deakin University and a Bachelor of Applied Science from Victoria University.

Her areas of practice include weight management, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, gastrointestinal conditions, malnutrition, osteoporosis, allergies and intolerances.

She has an interest in helping people to achieve their health goals through realistic, practical and individualised advice that always starts with a food first approach.

Speciality Dietitian Credentials BAppSc, Mdiet Languages English Special Interests Helping people achieve their health goals
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Laura Clarnette - Dietitian

Julie Paschke - Psychologist

Julie provides a safe, supportive and non-judgemental space for her clients to explore their challenges. She strives to help her clients increase their self-awareness, understanding and acceptance, so as to promote their well-being for the long term.

 

Julie works with adults to address various difficulties such as:

  • depression & low mood
  • anxiety & panic attacks
  • phobias
  • obsessions & compulsions
  • self-esteem issues
  • trauma
  • disordered eating & body image issues
  • psychological/emotional abuse
  • relationship & interpersonal issues
  • parenting & family difficulties
  • chronic pain
  • drug & alcohol issues
  • intense & difficult emotions
  • existential concerns
Speciality Psychology Credentials Master of Clinical Psychology Languages English Special Interests
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Julie Paschke - Psychologist

Chris Letizi - Dietitian

Chris is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian who has graduated with a Master of Dietetics and Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences from Deakin University.

He is passionate about providing an individualised patient experience and strives to help you enhance your health and achieve your nutrition goals.

He understands how confusing food and nutrition has become over the last decade. Because of this, he aims to simplify nutrition for you and leave you feeling empowered and ready to manage your health through a food first approach.

His areas of practice include cardiovascular disease, hypertension, weight management, diabetes, allergies and intolerances, malnutrition, PCOS, IBS and other gastrointestinal conditions.

Speciality Dietitian Credentials Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences, Master of Dietetics Languages English Special Interests Providing individuailsed, evidence-based nutrition advice to help clients achieve their health goals.
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Chris Letizi - Dietitian
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