We expanded our clinic to facilitate Clock Medical Centre relocating and merging with us. This is to ensure that we continue to deliver quality care. With more doctors, nurses and treatment rooms, you will have access to a wider range of services.
MBBS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP
Dr Lisa Zeng completed her medical degree at Monash University in 2008. She has worked in emergency medicine, general medicine & surgery, paediatrics, and palliative care prior to embarking on specialist training in General Practice.
She obtained the Fellowship of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2015 and worked over 6 years as a GP Obstetrician delivering babies in West Gippsland. She has a special interest in women’s health and holds a Diploma of Obstetrics with The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Dr Lisa is trained in the use of contraceptive devices (Implanon, IUD) and can provide shared antenatal care. She performs minor procedures such as skin biopsies, excisions, and cryotherapy.
Dr Lisa has been a clinical supervisor for Eastern Victoria GP Training. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Away from work Dr Lisa enjoys seeing the ballet, gardening, and entertaining her toddler.
MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, FRACGP
Originally from the UK, Dr Daniel Grossman completed his medical degree at The University of Glasgow in 2002. He gained experience in a number of hospital fields before completing specialist General Practice training with membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2007. Dr Grossman relocated to Australia in 2009, and worked in Western Australia for 3 years before settling in Melbourne.
During the course of his career, Dr Grossman has obtained a Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (UK) and Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He has trained in the use of contraceptive devices and provides shared antenatal care. His other interests include travel medicine, injury management and minor procedures. He enjoys getting to know and care for all of his patients, from young children through to those with lots of life experience!
Outside of work, Dr Grossman has a keen interest in sports and fitness, and enjoys all the great culture Melbourne has to offer.
MBBS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP
Dr Genevieve Ryan has been a medical practitioner since 1990. She started working as a GP in 1994 in locations all over Melbourne as well as a few country rotations. Genevieve has completed her post graduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology. She has interest in women’s health as well as chronic disease management.
In her free time, Genevieve tries to stay fit and active. Genevieve looks forward to lots of travel in the future.
MBBS, B.MedSci, FRACGP
Dr Sarah Sun completed her medical degree at The University of Melbourne in 2013 before embarking on specialty training in General Practice. She has undertaken additional training Skin Cancer Medicine and has become a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Sarah has gained experienced while working in a variety of hospitals and general practices across Victoria.
Dr Sarah's interests are:
Performing minor procedures including skin biopsies, excisions, cryotherapy, Implanon insertion and removal.
General family medicine
Chronic disease management
Preventative care - encouraging timely preventative care for adult patients such as Pap smears, mammograms and bowel cancer screening
With a patient-centred approach to medicine, Dr Sarah focuses on building long-term therapeutic relationships. She also speaks Chinese Mandarin.
Outside of work, Dr Sarah likes to stay active: swimming regularly, playing tennis and spending time outdoors.
Leila started her medical career in Australia in 2008 within Melbourne Health. She spent most of her training in Cardiology, plastic surgery and worked as a Neurosurgery, Emergency and Trauma registrar at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She has always had a special interest in preventative medicine and primary health care, which lead Leila to choose General Practice as a career. In 2013 she started working as a GP in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. During that time she realized that she particularly enjoyed women's, children and elderly health. Minor surgical procedures and Chronic Disease Management are others areas of interest.
She believes in and advocates to all her patients to Sleep Well, Eat Well and Keep Active!
Dr Mark Spring is a general practitioner with over 30 years experience working in the eastern suburbs. After many years in solo practice in Hawthorn, Mark joined Modern Medical in 2014. His interests includes young families, women’s health and men’s health. In the past, he has completed a post graduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology, and assisted with ophthalmic surgery.
Away from work, Mark lives with his wife and 2 adult daughters. He enjoys gardening, spending times away from the city in the Strathbogie Ranges and watching the Melbourne Football Club win (when it occasionally happens!!).
Dr Cheryl Wang has practised in medicine for 18 years and has worked as a GP since 2005. She had 3 years of working experience in China before migrating to Australia in 2000. After another 3 years of hospital rotations in Shepparton and Melbourne, she took up GP training in Gippsland. She worked in Gippsland for 6 years then moved back to Melbourne and joined Modern Medical Balwyn in Dec 2011. She now resides with her husband and 2 daughters in the eastern suburbs close to Balwyn.
Dr Cheryl's main interests include all chronic illnesses, women’s health and paediatrics. She also performs minor procedures within the clinic. When she is away from work, she enjoys reading, travelling and having a relaxed time with her children and extended family.
Dr Angela Chien has been a medical practitioner since 1999 and is passionate about the important role of the family physician. After graduating from Melbourne University, she gained a broad range of experiences through working in various hospitals and general practices across Melbourne and country Victoria, before obtaining Fellowship with the Australian College of General Practitioners in 2005. She has been an examiner for the College and a reviewer for the Australian Family Physician journal since 2006. She has enjoyed practicing in Balwyn since 2005 and believes in a patient-centred approach. Dr Angela empowers patients to take responsibility for their own health by helping them understand their conditions and make their own decisions with information from the latest evidence-based guidelines.
Her special interests are preventative health, chronic disease management, and women’s health. Dr Angela is also fluent in Mandarin. Outside of work, she enjoys four-wheel driving with her husband, classical music, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr Louise Nguyen found her way to General Practice after gaining valuable experience in multiple medical disciplines during hospital physician training (South Eastern Suburbs). She decided to work part-time in General Practice as this offered her greater personal fulfilment, flexibility and continuity of community care. Louise feels privileged to be able to anchor herself in her local community and enjoys providing holistic care to various generations of patients.
She is passionate about health promotion and preventive medicine, and also enjoys providing travel medicine. Louise works part-time while juggling her own family time with her three children.
Dr Matthew was the practice principle at Clock Medical Centre in Balwyn. He graduated Melbourne University in 1972 and completed residency at Austin Hospital Heidelberg, Victoria. Dr. Soccio began general practice in Doncaster in 1974. After establishing himself with a strong and loyal patient following he relocated to Box Hill in 1977, then twelve years later to Glen Iris. In 1992 he moved to Camberwell, before establishing his practice at Clock Corner Medical Centre. He remains dedicated to advanced education and remains at the forefront of the new developments in modern medicine and sciences.
He has particular interests in men's health, travel medicine and geriatric medicine.
Roslyn is an experienced GP who has worked in the Camberwell and Balwyn area for many years. Roslyn joined us when Clock Medical Centre relocated and merged with Modern Medical Balwyn.
She has an interest in Preventative Medicine especially in Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes, but also in Women’s Health and Osteoporosis management and prevention.
Tina graduated with her medical degree in China in 1998. She then started her internship in Canberra where she spent the next 7 years in Emergency medicine in NSW, prior to embarking her career in general practice where she achieved fellowship of RACGP in 2018.
Through the years, Dr Zhong has expanded her knowledge in many areas. She has finished a children's health diploma via Weatmead Children hospital in 2011 and with her main interest is in skin, she has also completed a diploma in Dermoscopy in 2018 and is currently doing a Master of Skin Cancer along with an Advanced Dermatology course.
Dr Tina is interested in:
Skin – general skin problems and procedures , skin cancer,
Cosmetic medicine – PRP, antiwrinkle injections
Chronic disease management
HPV screening (pap smear), implannon , women's health
Nutrition infusion: vitamin and Iron
Her interests outside of work are sports: swimming , gym and archery . She is a music lover, enjoys playing the flute and Baroque music as well as spending time with her dog and in the garden.
Dr Sanjeewa Hewavitharana
MBBS, MSc, FRACGP
Sanjeewa graduated from the University of Notre Dame Australia in 2012.
Prior to entering general practice, he trained extensively in emergency medicine as a registrar in the Emergency Medicine fellowship program. Then he moved to General Practice and achieved the Fellowship of RACGP in 2018.
Proficient in all aspects of general practice, he has also trained in Implanon insertion/removal procedures and skin biopsies. Further, he holds a professional certificate in skin cancer medicine.
Sanjeewa has professional interests in:
Skin biopsies and excisions
Chronic disease management
Other than English, Sanjeewa is fluent in Sinhalese. Outside of work, Sanjeewa enjoys spending time with his son, travelling and gardening.
Dr Simon Shirzad
B.Pharm, M.B.B.S (Hons), FRACGP
Dr Simon Shirzad is a specialist General Practitioner and Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General practice (FRACGP). He graduated in 2014 from Monash University and undertook the majority of his post graduate training at Monash Health before completing his GP training throughout sites in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Simon is interested in all aspects of general practice and has broad experience in internal medicine and paediatrics through various rotations at Monash Health. Additionally, he has a special interest in skin and skin cancer medicine. He has worked with the dermatology department at Monash Health as well as working as a Clinical Fellow at the Victorian Melanoma Service at Alfred Hospital and is currently completing further qualifications in skin cancer medicine. Simon enjoys a patient focused approach to medicine and looks forward to helping his patients achieve their health goals.
Outside of work Simon lives locally and is a busy father to 3 children. As a family they enjoy going on hikes, camping, bike riding and enjoying the great outdoors.
Dr. Ali Taheri
Dr. Ali Taheri acquired his initial medical qualification in 1992 from Shiraz University and Certificate of Board of Paediatrics in 2000, both in Iran . Thereafter he worked in Iran as a Paediatrician/General Practitioner for 11 years until he moved to Australia in Jan 2012.
He has been working in different medical fields in Australia since then; to mention, as a Paediatric Registrar in Monash Health, as a Hospital Medical officer and Emergency doctor in Mildura Hospital and as a General Practitioner in Melbourne and regional Victoria.