Dr Sally McDonald is now accredited to perform non-scalpel vasectomy at Lakeside Square Medical Centre.
Non-scalpel vasectomy is a technique that involves less discomfort and dramatically fewer complications than conventional vasectomies. This minimally invasive method means you can resume your normal, active life far quicker.
Dr Sally qualified in vasectomy training from Healthcert International in partnership with Monash University. She completed her practical training with Dr Raj Selvarajan. Dr Raj is a leader in the training of non-scalpel vasectomy in Australia, as well as being the course director for advanced clinical procedures and leads non-scalpel vasectomy training conducted by Healthcert International.
Dr Sally has also trained with Dr Doug Stein, a world-renowned urologist from Florida who is a leader in the development of the non-scalpel technique. He is deeply involved with Non-Scalpel Vasectomy International, a charitable organisations which arranges medical missions to The Philippines, Haiti and Kenya.
Dr Sally participated in the 2018 mission to the Philippines, where an international team of doctors performed more than 350 free vasectomies over 10 days. Dr Sally intends to repeat this mission in 2019.
Dr Sally is a graduate of Monash University and has been a general practitioner for over 30 years, commencing in Upper Beaconsfield in the early 1980s.
Call (03) 9796 2111 to enquire or book an appointment for an initial consult with Dr Sally
Graduated from Monash University in 1978 and completed her internship at Box Hill Hospital and overseas. She has extensive experience in all aspects of General Practice over 30 years. She has interests including women’s health, paediatrics, and preventative health checks for men and women of all ages.
Completed her medical degree at Sydney University in 1998. She became a Fellow of the RACGP in 2003. She has also completed further training in women’s health, sexual and reproductive health. She is an accredited shared antenatal care provider for the Southern health area (Casey, Dandenong and Monash Hospitals).
Her interests include paediatrics, dermatology (skin checks) and women’s health (trained in IUD insertion). She has worked with the Berwick Lodge team for 4 years and is most excited to be joining as an associate at the new Lakeside Square Medical Centre.
Graduated in 2001 and after a year internship overseas he has been working in Victoria, since 2002 as a medical practitioner in various roles. He also had experience and training in busy centres overseas and rural Victoria.
He had further training in general practice in Victoria and received his fellowship of the Royal College of General Practice in 2009.
He is qualified and experience in all aspects of general practice, some of his interest include Paediatrics, mens health occupational health and skin conditions.
He is approachable empathetic and holistic in his practice.
He also takes part and enjoys in training junior medical doctors and medical students.
Dr Tania Siddiqui completed her Medical degree from Bangladesh and trained at different hospitals under Monash Health. She completed her GP training at rural Victoria and was awarded fellowship from the Royal College of General Practice in 2014. She also completed Diploma in Paediatrics under Sydney University.
Dr. Siddiqui believes in whole person care, wellness promotion and diseases prevention. She has special interest in Paediatrics, Aged care, Mental Health and Women’s Health.
It’s her passion to help people, she loves working with them who are most in needs and loves watching them recovered from their critical period.
BMed (Hons) and BA,BAppSc(Hons) PhD
Dr Stork completed her medical degree at Newcastle University. In 2002 she was awarded her PhD (University of Melbourne) for her research into carotid artery surgery to prevent stroke (with an AHMRF scholarship and funding from the NHMRC). Dr Stork has publications in peer reviewed journals and has presented her work at neurology and stroke conferences.
Dr Stork is passionate and skilled in all areas of general practice. She has a special interest in chronic disease management, sleep medicine, paediatrics and men’s & women's health (including sexual health, menopause and contraception such as Implanon and Mirena (IUDs)), and in cosmetic injectables. Dr Stork is regarded by patients as friendly, respectful, open and sympathetic.
Working Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays.
Completed his MBBS degree in 1988 from Bangladesh.
After completion of his internship he worked in various hospitals in Bangladesh for 3 years. He then moved to South Africa in 1993 where he worked in the field of general practice for 7 ½ years.
He completed his 4 year family medical training at the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and was awarded M.MED Family Medical degree in 2000.
In 2001 he moved to Australia and continued working as a family physician in rural Victoria until he had fulfilled to RACGP training criteria and completed and awarded RACGP degree in 2002 from Royal Australian College of GP.
He has extensive knowledge in various fields of General Practice. His special interests are in Paediatrics, Dermatology (skin cancers and other skin conditions), men’s health, Geriatrics, Diabetes, Cardiovascular and minor surgical procedures.
Doctor Didi Zhao graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2011. He completed his internship and residency at Western Health before entering GP training in 2014, and obtaining his RACGP Fellowship in 2016. Didi is happy to deal with whatever issue you throw at him, but he has a particular interest in paediatrics and mental health. He is in the clinic on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and some Saturdays.
Outside of medicine, Didi has an interest in health & fitness, as well as general self-improvement. He was an aspiring guitarist, but has put this on hold for now due to breaking too many guitar strings.
MBBS (Hons) FRACGP
Dr Jessie loves all aspects of general practice and has special interests in children's health, preventative health, minor procedures, women's health and family planning (including Implanon insertion).
She understands the importance of taking the time to listen to people's concerns. For this reason, she encourages people with more complex problems or mental health complaints to book double-length appointments.
Dr Jessie believes keeping up to date with current treatments is a priority and has completed research in the field of neurology. She graduated from Monash University in 2013 and worked at Monash Health before completing her fellowship in general practice.
She is in the clinic on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and some Saturdays.
BMBS BBiomedSci FRACGP
Dr Sab completed his medical degree in 2012 at Deakin University in Geelong after studying Biomedical Science at Melbourne University. He did his internship and hospital training in Ballarat and became a Fellow of the RACGP in 2017.
Working in regional Victoria has given him a broad range of clinical experience including skin checks, minor surgical procedures including skin lesion excisions, iron infusions as well as Implanon and Mirena (IUD) removal and insertions.
Dr Sab's special interests include obesity management, palliative care and men's health.
He currently works Wednesdays, Thursday afternoons and Fridays.