OUR DOCTORS

Dr. John Hodgson 

MBBS, BMed Sci

Dr John Hodgson graduated from Monash University in 1978. Along with Dr Andrew Ramsay, Dr Hodgson founded Coolaroo Clinic in 1989. He has worked in Broadmeadows for over 30 years and is one of the founders of Coolaroo Clinic. Dr Hodgson has a special interest in helping patients cope with their overall health issues and the impact of their social circumstances on themselves and their families.

Dr. Andrew Ramsay 

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Andrew Ramsay graduated from Melbourne University in 1973. Along with Dr John Hodgson, Dr Ramsay founded Coolaroo Clinic in 1989. Dr Ramsay has a special interest in Family Medicine and Minor Surgical Procedures including Skin Cancers and Vasectomies.

Dr Dominic Yong 

MBBS, Master Occ Env Health, FAFOEM

Dr Dominic Yong graduated from The University of Melbourne and has qualified as a Specialist Occupational Physician. He has been providing Occupational Medical services at the Coolaroo Clinic for workers, employers and insurers over 20 years. Dr Yong is also the President Elect for the Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM), a Presiding Member for the Medical Panels, and is accredited as an Independent Medical Examiner by WorkSafe. His special interests include undertaking specialist medical examinations and worksite assessments.

Dr Leanne Myers 

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Leanne Myers graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1990. Dr Myers has been a key member of Coolaroo Clinic since 1995. Her special interests are Women’s Health, Implanon Insertion, Children’s Health and Mental Health. Dr Myers is also a Shared Care Doctor for antenatal care (Pregnancy care) for the Royal Womens Hospital, Mercy Womens Health, Sunshine Hospital & The Northern Hospital.

Dr Lilia Ilina 

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Lilia Ilina graduated from the University of Sydney in 1995. Dr Ilina worked in the public hospital system for 3 years before joining the Monash University Department of Medicine in 1999. Dr Ilina has been a key member of Coolaroo Clinic since 2001. She is currently an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Ilina has a special interest in General Medicine, Children’s Health, Adolescence, Women’s Health, Travel Medicine, Anxiety and Depression. Dr Ilina is fluent in Chinese Mandarin.

Dr Jennifer Liang  

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Jennifer Liang graduated from Sun Yat – Sen University. Dr Liang successfully completed her GP Fellowship when she came to Australia. Dr Liang has been a key member of Coolaroo Clinic since 2004. Dr Liang has special interests in Family Medicine, especially Geriatrics, Women’s Health & Children’s Health. Dr Liang is also a Shared Care Doctor for antenatal care (Pregnancy care) for the Royal Womens Hospital, Mercy Womens Health, Sunshine Hospital & The Northern Hospital. Dr Liang is fluent in Mandarin & Cantonese.

Dr Vivian Kedher 

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Vivian Kedher graduated in Iraq in 1988. Dr Kedher has been a key member of Coolaroo Clinic since 2005. Dr Kedher has special interests in Women’s Health & Children’s Health. Dr Kedher is also a Shared Care Doctor for antenatal care (Pregnancy care) for the Royal Womens Hospital, Mercy Womens Health, Sunshine Hospital & The Northern Hospital. Dr Kedher is fluent in Arabic.

Dr Muy Lim 

MBBS FRACGP

Dr Joe Slesenger 

MB.ChB, FAFOEM, MOHS, FRACGP

Dr Joe Slesenger qualified in Manchester UK. He worked for 15 years within the insurance field advising business on medical issues. Having moved to Australia in 2001, he qualified as a Specialist Occupational Physician. Dr Slesenger has been a key member of Coolaroo Clinic since 2005. Dr Slesenger specialises in Musculoskeletal Injuries. For more information on Dr Slesenger please click here to visit his website.

Dr Ahmed Al-Talib 

MB.ChB, FRACGP

Dr Ahmed Al-Talib completed his medical degree in Iraq in 1985. Dr Al-Talib successfully completed his GP Fellowship when he came to Australia. Dr Al-Talib has been a key member of Coolaroo Clinic since 2012. Dr Al-Talib has special interests in Children’s Health Paediatrics and Minor Surgical Procedures. Dr Al-Talib is fluent in Arabic.

Dr Nataliya Lishchenko 

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Nataliya Lishchenko obtained her primary medical degree in Dnipropetrovsk State Academy of Medicine in 2001 in the Ukraine. Dr Lishchenko has special interests in Women’s Health, Children’s Health, Sexual & Reproductive Health, Implanon/Mirena & Copper IUD’s, Contraception including Medical Abortions and Antiwrinkle Injectables. She is fluent in Russian & Ukranian. For more information on Dr Lishchenko please click here to visit her website.

Dr Minh Ha Nguyen 

MBBS

Dr Minh Ha Nguyen graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2010.Dr Nguyen has a special interest in Family Medicine, Minor Surgical Procedures including Skin Cancer Medicine. Dr Nguyen is fluent in Vietnamese.

Dr Mehraz Chowdhury 

MBBS, BMed Sci, FRACGP

Dr Mehraz Chowdhury graduated from Deakin University in 2011. He completed his hospital training at Austin & Northern Hospital. Dr Chowdhury has a special interest in Family Medicine, Children’s Health, Sport Medicine, Travel Medicine and Nursing Home Care. He is fluent in Bengail & Hindi.

Dr Andrew Schon

MBBS

Dr Schon completed his Graduate Diploma Occupational Medicine Monash in 1991-1992. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine, and has been a full time Occupational medicine practitioner since 1991. Dr Schon’s special interests are psychiatric and organisational aspects of occupational health

Dr Morgan Rayner

MD

Dr Morgan Rayner is a Registrar of General Practice who will be working at Coolaroo Clinic in 2022. Morgan graduated with distinction from the University of Melbourne in 2017 and has worked at the Royal Melbourne and Northern Hospitals in general medicine and emergency. He teaches at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and holds an honorary academic post. He has further training in paediatrics, dermatology and palliative care.

Dr Chunxia (Don) Zhang

MBBS

After graduating from Monash university in 2009, Dr Don received extensive hospital training in all fields of medicine especially in Emergency medicine and General surgery. He finished his training in general practise in 2021 with high distinction. Apart from family medicine, he has special interests in dermatology, particularly skin checks and lesion removals, weight management, children’s health, and all aspects of musculoskeletal complains.

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CONTACT

Phone: (03) 9309 7011
Fax: (03) 9302 3034
Email: info@coolarooclinic.com.au
After hours care services: 13 7425

Locate Us

512 Barry Road,
Coolaroo VIC 3048

OPENING HOURS

Monday-Friday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: 10am - 2pm