1042 Western Highway Caroline Springs Victoria 3023
8358 0100 (new number)
Dr Jenny Maxwell is an enthusiastic and experienced general practitioner with a particular interest in women's health, paediatrics and chronic health issues. She is highly skilled in all aspects of sexual and reproductive healthcare and is able to counsel women on contraceptive options and family planning. She offers shared obstetric care with Sunshine, Werribee and the Royal Women's Hospital. Jenny can perform Implanon and Mirena contraceptive insertion and removal.
Dr Maxwell is the Medical Director at Modern Medical Caroline Springs. She has a keen interest in continuing professional development and is the facilitator of a group learning program for the benefit of the Modern Medical GPs.
She moved to Melbourne in 2014 from Scotland where she trained and worked as a GP in a busy practice in Glasgow. In her free time she likes swimming, cycling and running.
Prof Cert. of Skin Cancer Surgery
Graduate Cert. in skin cancer Medicine
Farrukh is a Rural Proceduralist and a fellow of Australian College of Rural and Remote medicine. He has completed his advanced surgical training at the Austin Hospital and Certificate in Emergency Medicine from Ballarat. His major area of expertise is surgery and includes removal of skin cancers and cosmetic cancer excisions involving the face, nose, ears, lip, and hands. He also has a special interest in procedures such as skin flap surgery, cysts and ingrown toenails, Impanon and Mirena insertions, foreign body removals and joint injections.
Farrukh lives with his wife and 2 kids and is fluent in English, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi. He enjoys playing cricket on weekends.
Dr Nick Rhodes is a UK trained GP who enjoys all aspects of general practice with particular interests in Sexual Health, Mens Health, Paediatrics, and Minor Injuries; he also inserts and removes Implanon and manages unwanted pregnancies.
With a focus on medical education Nick regularly teaches Melbourne University medical students and is on the board of examiners for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Nick trained in Manchester in the North of England and after completing training, worked as a cruise ship doctor before emigrating to Australia to live and work 2 years ago.
In his spare time Nick enjoys keeping fit and rows competitively, he also loves to cook and travel
Dr. Rokon has had over 10 years’ experience in General Practice and Hospital Medicine in Australia. He has been associated with Modern Medical since the last 4 years and he is proud to be working with an excellent team of doctors at Modern Medical. He has also worked as a GP registrar in rural Victoria for 3 years.
His areas of interest include Paediatrics, Dermatology, Chronic Disease Treatment, Implanon insertion, Mental Health, Orthopedics and Wound Treatment. His hobbies include cricket, badminton and movies.
Paul trained at the University of Edinburgh Medical School in Scotland before going onto clinical hospital and family medicine posts throughout southern Scotland.
His particular clinical interests include children’s health, men’s health, mental health and chronic disease management but he equally enjoys managing the full spectrum and variety of conditions presented in general practice.
Outside work Paul enjoys playing golf, loves movies and is keen to take advantage of the fantastic local sailing on offer around Port Philip Bay.
Dr Faiza Khan has been practising as a GP since 2009, including her GP training at Bacchus Marsh and a 6 month period at Ararat. Whilst working in the outer suburban areas, she had the rights to admit patients to the local hospital both in Ararat and Bacchus Marsh and enjoyed a variety of clinical scenarios including COPD exacerbations, wound infections, pneumonias and palliative patients for end of life care.
She has a knack for attracting all sorts of complex cases and her platter can vary from mental health problems to paediatrics across the day. She has done a post graduate diploma in paediatrics from CHW (through UNSW) and is currently finishing her Masters in Women’s Health, hopefully to be completed by next year! She loves to read, watch her boys play cricket and is a huge Roger Federer fan(forever!).
I have a motto that:
LIFE IS NOT TO EXIST, IT IS TO LIVE LEARN TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN LIFE AND YOU WILL FIND THAT AS YOU FLOAT ACROSS THE OCEANS, YOU LEARN TO BE TRULY GRATEFUL FOR EACH AND EVERY GIFT THAT LIFE GIVES YOU ALLOW YOUR HEARTS TO BE ENLIGHTENED, FOR THEN YOU HAVE A VISION, NOT JUST PLAIN SIGHT!
Dr Nuwan has been working as a GP for the last 10 years. He was born in the UK and completed his training there. He immigrated to Australia in 2010. He has a keen interest in paediatric medicine and chronic disease management. He has been serving the community of Caroline Springs for the last 2 years. During his free time he likes spending time with his family and he is a keen golfer. He passionate about providing continuity of care to his patients in a friendly and approachable way.
Dr Ivana Matic-Stancin is a General Practitioner with 15 years of experience in General Practice. She moved to New Zealand soon after she graduated in Medicine (MD) from Belgrade, Yugoslavia. After completing her medical registration in New Zealand she started working in general practice where her passion for holistic patient centered practice began. She moved once again with her family to Australia ten years ago and has been working with Modern Medical since 2008. Her main interest is in mind and body integrated medicine which is medicine that is concentrated on utilizing the patient’s own mind to prevent or treat disease. She is fluent in English, Serbian and Croatian languages.Dr Ivana Matic-Stancin is a General Practitioner with 15 years of experience in General Practice. She moved to New Zealand soon after she graduated in Medicine (MD) from Belgrade, Yugoslavia. After completing her medical registration in New Zealand she started working in general practice where her passion for holistic patient centered practice began. She moved once again with her family to Australia ten years ago and has been working with Modern Medical since 2008. Her main interest is in mind and body integrated medicine which is medicine that is concentrated on utilizing the patient’s own mind to prevent or treat disease. She is fluent in English, Serbian and Croatian languages.
Jackie has been working as a GP for over 15 years.
Her special interests are Women's health, paediatric and general dermatology .
Other than English she can speak Chinese ( Cantonese ) and Vietnamese.
Outside medicine she loves to cook and bake.
Jo is from England, has been a GP for 20 years and has been practicing at Modern Medical, Caroline Springs since 2008. She aims to provide a holistic approach with a focus on well-being and preventative health care as well as disease management. Her medical interests include chronic disease management, women’s health and sexual dysfunction. She enjoys the great things Melbourne has to offer and is highly competitive in the practice footy tipping competition.
Dr. David Frost has been service the community in Taylors Lakes and Caroline Springs for the last 15 years, out of which he has been a part of the team at Modern Medical for the last 6. His interests include Family Medicine, Minor Procedures and Children's' Health. His hobbies encompass a wide range of sports. These days, he enjoys a round of golf at the weekends or a game of indoor cricket.
Caroline studied MBChB at the University of Dundee, Scotland, graduating in 2008. Following completion of her GP training she worked in Glasgow as an academic GP; combining clinical work with research and teaching. Her research is focused on international medical graduates and potential difficulties in training. She continues to study for her masters in Medical Education which she completes in her free time.
Caroline works full time at Modern Medical, offering appointments Monday to Friday and some Saturdays. Her interests lie in children’s health, women’s health, chronic disease management, minor procedures and travel medicine. As a generalist she is happy to manage patients outside her areas of interest.
In her free time she enjoys sightseeing, playing tennis and skiing. Having recently immigrated to Australia she is keen to explore this great country.
Dr Peter Nicolaai is a GP with 18 years’ experience in general practise in South Africa ,New Zealand and Australia. He has been practising in the Western suburbs of Melbourne for past 7 years and prior to that in New Zealand for 8 years. Other than general practise work in NZ he was also a team doctor for a provincial rugby union team Manawatu Turbos for 3 years. His special interest includes Travel Medicine and he has been involved with Travel Clinics Australia for the past 5 years and enjoys it. He likes family medicine, has a soft spot for kids and loves Children’s medicine. He does minor surgical procedures like mole removal, ingrown toenail removal and implanon insertion and removal. He also has an interest in preventative health and chronic disease management.
Dr Chris Watts is available for appointments on most Saturdays. Chris has over 30 years experience supporting and serving the community in Melbourne's West. Chris is interested in occupational, Aboriginal, student and community health.
Dr Euan Mabon is a dedicated and enthusiastic GP with particular interests in rheumatology, gastroenterology, mental health problems and chronic disease management. He emigrated to Australia in 2018 from Glasgow, Scotland. Dr Mabon trained as a GP in a busy urban practice in the city centre of Glasgow. He was made a partner in this practice upon completion of his GP training and spent over ten years working as a doctor in the UK. He trained at Glasgow University and also completed the diploma of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2010.
Dr Euan also has an interest in the training of GPs and was a full time trainer for GP registrars in Glasgow.
Outside of work he enjoys travelling, reading, trying out all the restaurants Melbourne has to offer and has a passion for running.
Dr Regi Jegadeesh moved to Australia in 2009. Before becoming a GP, Dr Regi worked in Emergency Departments, gaining valuable experience. Most recently, He has worked as a GP in rural NSW for more than 5 years before taking up the opportunity to join our team at Modern Medical.
Whilst enjoying treating people with a wide variety of conditions, it is preventative health where he is keen to make a difference. Through Chronic Disease Management, Dr Regi hopes to mitigate health risks early-on before they become serious issues later in life.
In his spare time, Dr Regi enjoys playing badminton and spending time with family.
Dr Michael Xu is a dual trained, highly skilled cosmetic surgeon with extensive experience in cosmetic surgery and aesthetic medicine. He has obtained both the Certificate of Plastic Surgery training & specialist surgeon in China and Surgical Fellowship of Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (FACCS) in Australia. He has performed thousands of cosmetic & skin surgery procedures over the past 25 years. His main interest is cosmetic surgery, Asian aesthetic surgery, minimally invasive cosmetic procedures and skin cancer surgery.
Dr Xu has been a specialist surgeon in China since 1989. He has broad expertise in Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery, especially in the areas of Breast Implant Surgery, Eyelid Surgery, Nose Enhancement, Scar Revisions & Flap Surgeries.