M-F: 8am to 6pm | Sat: 9am to 1pm | Public Hol: 9am - 4pm

LONGER HOURS | OPENING EVERY DAY in 2018

228-232 Caroline Springs Blvd

Caroline Springs, VIC 3023

03 9363 0954

Our Team

Caroline Springs Doctors

Dr Victor Sammut

MD, Practice Principal

Dr-Victor-Sammut

Dr Victor Sammut has looked after the health needs of the local community for more than 25 years and has built a strong reputation for providing patients with thorough health care. Dr Sammut is devoted to the pursuit of better health and well being for all patients and amongst his special interests includes: asthma, diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, chronic disease management, depression, musculoskeletal treatment and preventative medicine. Dr Sammut speaks English, Maltese and Italian and enjoys walking, singing and spending time with his family and friends.

Dr Azin Malekzadeh

MD

Dr Azin Malekzadeh

Dr Azin is an International Medical Graduate working towards her fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practice under the supervision of Active Medical Principal GP Dr Victor Sammut. Dr Azin has a special interest in women’s health, children’s health, immunisations, mental health, chronic disease management and travel medicine. Being a mother herself, Dr Azin has a keen interest in supporting parents and children and giving families the best chance at being healthy. Dr Azin enjoys walking, listening to music, travelling, spending time with family and friends and offers bilingual consultations to patients in both English and Persian.

Dr Jae Mie Teh

MBBS, DCH, FRACGP

Dr Jae Mie Teh

Dr Jae Mie is a female doctor at Active Medical Centre who has worked in the medical field for over 6 years. Dr Jae Mie believes in building strong relationships with her patients to provide them with long term continuity and a model of care that focuses on preventative health. With a special interest in Dermatology and an emphasis on Dermoscopy, Skin Checks, Mole Removal and Skin Cancer Medicine – Dr Jae Mie provides complete skin health checks and minor skin excisions. Dr Jae Mie has a natural ability and passion for Paediatric Care and has completed a Diploma in Child Health to further enhance her skills in caring for the health and wellbeing of children. In addition to this, Dr Jae Mie has experience in family planning, reproductive and sexual health, Pap smears and implanon insertion and removal. Dr Jae Mie speaks English and Malay and enjoys playing the piano, painting and bush walking.

Dr Dan Uthman

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Dan Uthman

Having worked in General Practice for over 15 years, Dr Dan has developed broad clinical experience in many aspects of healthcare. Special interests include preventative health, chronic disease, smoking cessation, men’s, women’s and family health, sports medicine, mental health, skin health and minor surgery. Dr Dan can provide patients with various procedures, including joint and peri-articular injections, cryotherapy, ear irrigation as well as implanon insertion and removal. Dr Dan is active and passionate about providing care for the health and wellbeing of all patients, so they may live happy and healthy lives. Amongst hobbies such as salsa dancing, reading and photography, Dr Dan is a seasoned traveller and can offer consultations in English, Kurdish, Swedish, French and Arabic. Dr Dan is available every day and working with the team to offer extended hours in 2018.

Dr Sirisha Moparthi

MBBS, DGO, MRCGP (UK), DRCOG (UK), FRACGP

Dr Azin Malekzadeh

Dr Sirisha has worked in the field of General Practice in the UK for over 8 years. Dr Sirisha offers holistic patient centred care to achieve positive outcomes for her patients. With a special interest in Women’s Health, Dr Sirisha has been awarded a Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, along with a Diploma from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health in London. Dr Sirisha has experience in Family Planning, Pregnancy Management, Women and Children’s Health, Mental Health, Chronic Disease and Diabetes Management. Dr Sirisha speaks English, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu and is a busy mum who enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.

Dr Ummu Rishada Rauf

MBBS, DCH, DRANZCOG, FRACGP

Dr Ummu Rishada Rauf

Dr Rishada is a female doctor at Active Medical Centre Caroline Springs who has over 8 years experience in general practice. With a Diploma in Child Health as well as Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Dr Rishada has a keen interest in paediatric care and women’s health. Being a mother herself, Dr Rishada has a great understanding on how best to support parents and children to achieve positive outcomes for the entire family. Other special interests include mental health and post natal depression, obstetrics, gynaecology, emergency medicine, minor surgical procedures and immunisations, chronic disease, skin care, travel medicine, and aged care. Dr Rishada can also provide patients with implanon and Mirena insertion and removal. With a zest for knowledge and a preventative approach to healthcare, Dr Rishada is here to support the health needs of the local community. Dr Rishada speaks English, Hindi, Tamil and Urdu.

Dr Irene Tan

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Irene Tan

Dr Irene Tan is a GP with over 18 years experience as well as a diploma in community service, a certificate in counselling and accreditation as a shared maternity care provider. Dr Tan’s special interests include: women’s health,  pregnancy management and antenatal shared care, children’s health, mental health and chronic disease management. Dr Tan speaks English, Mandarin and the dialect of Hokkien and includes aerobics, volleyball, swimming, travelling, playing piano and volunteering amongst her hobbies.

Dr Kim Tran

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Kim Tran

Dr Kim Tran is a male GP at Active Medical Centre, Caroline Springs who has been involved in the healthcare of the Western Suburbs for the past 10 years. Dr Kim is here to listen and adopts a holistic approach to patient care. He offers a patient centred model of care in a respectful way to families in the local community. Dr Kim is a current examiner for the Royal College of General Practitioners. Special interests include general family health and chronic disease management of conditions such as asthma, emphysema, heart disease, diabetes and thyroid disease. Dr Kim speaks English and Vietnamese and is learning Mandarin. He loves to spend time with family and friends. He has an interest in IT and is a keen sports fan.

Allied Health Professionals

Dr Emilio Karikis

Podiatrist

Podiatrist - Emilio Karikis

Dr. Emilio Karikis graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters in Podiatric Practice. He has a strong interest in all aspects of podiatry, particularly in the prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries of the lower limb. With experiences ranging from local football teams, to hospitals abroad, Emilio is a firm believer in identifying the cause of your problem to prevent rather than treat the symptoms in the first place. During his studies Emilio worked at a specialist athletic footwear store where he developed a diverse knowledge of footwear; this understanding helps to compliment his treatment plans. Emilio is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association and frequently attends professional development events and has recently obtained his accreditation for neuromuscular dry needling of the lower limb. His hobbies include keeping active in the gym, watching the mighty Bombers, camping in the mountains, and enjoying outdoor sports. Emilio is a welcomed addition to the Active Medical team and possesses the values most important to practice; taking a whole body approach to health.

Andy Hales

Exercise Physiologist

Exercise Physiologist - Andy Hales

Andy Hales is an accredited exercise physiologist registered with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Andy specialises in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. He has worked with patients that include neurological conditions, cardiovascular, metabolic, and musculoskeletal injuries including elite sports people (previously with Western Bulldogs Football Club AFL) & return to work treatment. Andy designs and implements specialised programs for older adults with joint replacement, osteoarthritis & bone degeneration, individuals with hypertension and obesity and assists in achieving return to activities of daily living and improved quality of life with self-management strategies. Andy’s special interests include back and hip rehabilitation, metabolic disorders; including pre-diabetes/type 2 diabetes, return to work exercise rehabilitation, exercise for the elderly, weight management, group exercise, sports injury prevention; strength & conditioning. For your convenience, Andy offers bilingual consultations to his patients in English and Maltese.

Nalani Jethani

Dietician

Nalani Jethani

Nalani is a qualified Accredited Practising Dietitian; Accredited Nutritionist and member of the Dietitians Association of Australia. As well as having an accredited ‘Masters of Dietetics’ qualifications through the University of Queensland, Nalani’s credentials also include a Bachelor of Science from La Trobe University and a Graduate Diploma in Nutrition from Deakin University.

Nalani is experienced in a range of clinical conditions and has a particular interest in chronic disease management via the patient centered team care approach. Nalani has a special interest in chronic disease management, cardiovascular disease, dyslipidaemia, diabetes, CKD and weight management through diet and lifestyle modification.

Psychologist Dr Cassandra Dean

Clinical Psychologist

Active Medical Caroline Springs Psychologist Dr Cassandra Dean

Dr Cassandra Dean is a registered Clinical Psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society and The College of Clinical Psychologists. Cassandra has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, specialising in adolescents.

Cassandra has extensive experience in providing mental health services to young people, adults and their families. She has a particular interest in integrated treatment for depression and anxiety. 

Cassandra adopts a client-centred approach using evidence-based practice. Cassandra uses a range of psychological therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Cassandra helps clients to identify the changes that they wish to make, and works with her clients to understand and make sense of their presenting concerns.