Dr Simon Corrigan
Dr Corrigan graduated with Honours from Monash University in 1977. He subsequently spent three years in medical and physician training at Prince Henry’s Hospital and Queen Victoria Medical Centre, followed by a year of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, then one-year full time emergency medicine registrar at Box Hill Hospital.
He is married (to Dr Lorraine Baker) and together they have three children, the youngest of whom has is also a doctor.
Dr Lorraine Baker
MBBS Dip RANZCOG, Grad Dip Wom Health
Dr Baker began medical training with the intention of becoming a GP and has never regretted that choice. Working in general practice gives her the opportunity to care for patients through every age and stage with all the physical and emotional challenges they face. She has an abiding interest in preventive health and tries to practise what she preaches.
Outside the practice she enjoys, cooking, gardening, studying French and walking for exercise.
Dr Belinda Hosking
MBBS Dip. RANZCOG FRACGP
Dr Hosking graduated from Monash University in 1981. She spent three years at Queen Victoria Hospital undertaking further study in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Sports Medicine. She did further work in adolescent health and medical education for joint universities. She is glad to be a generalist but enjoys Paediatric Medicine and preventive medicine as well as Sports Medicine.
She has two adult children and Minx, a pet cat. Belinda is also a fanatical golfer and skier.
Dr Barbara Uhlenbruch
MBBS (Hons) FRACGP Dip RACOG
Barbara graduated from Monash University in 1990. She has had subsequent hospital training in general medicine and paediatrics and holds a diploma of obstetrics and gynaecology. She has also been actively involved in GP education. Barbara was working in general practice in Prahran for 14 years before joining Belmore Road Medical Centre in May 2008. Her clinical interests include shared obstetric care, paediatrics, mindfulness strategies and dermatology.
Outside work she likes to spend time in a little studio making outdoor mosaic art pieces.
Dr Vivien Lim
BHB, MBChB, FRNZCGP, FRACGP
Vivien grew up in New Zealand and graduated from the University of Auckland in 1989. She has been in general practice for more than 25 years both in New Zealand and Australia and has been working at Belmore Road Medical Centre since 2010. Her clinical interests include women’s health, paediatrics, mental health and travel medicine. She is fluent in conversational Cantonese language.
Vivien has always had passion for general practice as it provides an opportunity to provide ongoing comprehensive care for families and individuals over a period of time and to care for their various psychosocial and medical needs.
She is married and enjoys the challenges of raising three sons in conjunction with her medical career. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, gardening and tennis.
Dr Sara Whitburn
BM BS FRACGP Dip. RANZCOG DCH DFSRH
Sara grew up in Melbourne and graduated from Flinders University, Adelaide in 2002. She completed her intern year in Queensland and then worked in the UK for 5 years. In the UK, she worked in a range of hospital specialities as well as completing UK GP training. She returned to Australia in 2009, gained her FRACGP and has been working in general practice and family planning.
Sara has interests in breastfeeding medicine, women’s health, contraception and sexual health as well as children and adolescent health. Sara is able to provide Implanons, IUDs and shared antenatal care. Sara is also developing her interests in chronic disease and men’s health.
Sara enjoys reading, swimming, bike riding and tennis. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter and son.
Dr Jennifer Neil
MBBS (Hons) FRACGP
Jennifer Neil graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2003 with honours. She worked as a doctor in the emergency training program for several years prior to deciding on a career in general practice. Her areas of interest include chronic disease management, women’s health, travel medicine and especially mental health. In particular she loves working with children especially adolescents. In addition to this she has a certificate in skin cancer medicine. She is passionate about working with victims of domestic violence and has a role as an educator, teaching GP practices about managing both victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. She is a senior lecturer at Monash University in the Department of General Practice where she teaches fourth year medical students as well as writing parts of their curriculum and exam questions.
Apart from medicine she has three children, a very cute spoodle and loves long distance running.
Dr Nibo Wu
Dr Wu graduated from the University of Melbourne before undertaking hospital training at Austin Health. Throughout her hospital years, she completed a wide range of rotations including those in internal medicine, surgery, intensive care, emergency medicine, rehabilitation and psychiatry. She is interested in all aspects of general practice and has accreditation to provide shared obstetric care, Implanon insertion and insertion of IUDs.
Dr Wu has a Professional Certificate of Dermoscopy, and a Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery. So can perform skin checks and minor skin cancer surgeries including skin flaps. She also delivers iron infusions, and is currently developing interests in weight management.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing badminton and trying out different musical instruments.
Dr James Papa
James is passionate about all aspects of general practice and his empathetic approach encompasses both the physical and mental health of his patients. He has had additional mental health skills training and can complete mental health treatment plans, insert Implanons, and perform minor skin procedures. Home visits can be scheduled with him during business hours if you are unable to attend the clinic. As well as his Fellowship of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, James holds a Graduate Certificate of Clinical Teaching from the University of Melbourne, and like Drs Neil and Hosking continues a role in medical education.
In his spare time James enjoys listening to podcasts, cryptic crosswords and is learning to play acoustic guitar.
Dr Angela Gavralas
Dr Gavralas has been a doctor since 1995. She has a special interest in women’s health, paediatrics, implanon insertions, iron infusions and general family health.
She has a special expertise in travel medicine, including the administering of Yellow Fever vaccine.
Dr Julie Toh
Dr Toh graduated from University of Melbourne in 1986. She did further hospital training in rehabilitation medicine, geriatrics and women’s health. She has been in general practice since 1990 and is interested in all aspects of general practice.
In her spare time she likes craft.