Heidelberg West Medical
(03) 9458 1371
(03) 9458 1379
Open 6 Days
Weekdays: 09:00AM to 06:00PM
Saturday: 09:00AM to 01:00PM
COVID-19 and flu vaccines are available. Please call our clinic for more information.
You can book your appointment online via Hotdoc or via our website or by calling one of our friendly staff.
Heidelberg West Medical
Dr. Joseph PhilipFRACGP, BSc, MAFP, Dip. Palliative Medicine
Dr. Zahra MokhayerMBBS
Dr. Mohammad IslamMBBS, FRACGP
Dr. Sathiya SivanesanMBBS, FRACGP
Dr. Jeremy GaleMBBS, FRACGP, Cert. EM
Dr. Meliza RofloMD, FRACGP
Dr. Iman FallahMBBS
Allied Health Services
We are proud to offer a diverse range of allied health services, allowing our Practices to accommodate your healthcare needs. Whether you have a persistent injury, want to check in on your health, or are simply looking for advice to maximize your well being, our expert team are close by to assist. Allied healthcare professionals provide services independently to our practices. If you have questions about any particular allied health service including booking an appointment or available rebates, please contact the individual representatives or allied health providers directly.
Chronic diseases such as diabetes can be difficult and tiring to manage alone. Heidelberg West Medical endeavours to provide patients with the support and resources to reach their best health possible, and we are proud to offer diabetes education as part of our allied health services. Our credentialled diabetes educator, Diane Gargya, is available for consultations at our Heidelberg West clinic.
If you are living with type 1 or 2 diabetes, diabetes education may be beneficial for you. Through Diane’s patient-centred practice, you will gain the skills and knowledge to self-manage your condition. Both individual and group sessions are available. In addition to practicing as a diabetes educator, Diane has been a practicing pharmacist for over a decade. She is also a lecturer at RMIT School of Health and Biomedical Sciences. If you would like further information about diabetes education, please contact our clinic staff, or book an appointment with your GP.
Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)
Nutrition Health and Wellbeing | nutritionhealthandwellbeing.com.au
Dietetic services at Heidelberg West Medical are provided by Nutrition Health and Wellbeing.
Rebecca is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who is passionate about simplifying nutrition to empower and support her clients to live their fullest and healthiest life. Rebecca translates evidenced-based nutrition into practical strategies to help you make sustainable dietary changes. Rebecca values your needs and provides personalised nutrition advice that promotes your individual health goals.
Her areas of speciality include weight management, heart health, diabetes management, nutrient and mineral deficiencies and gut health including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diverticular disease, coeliac disease and food intolerances. Rebecca is a Monash FODMAP Trained Dietitian and is experienced in supporting clients with IBS through the Low FODMAP Diet to achieve symptom relief.
If you wish to book a Dietitian appointment speak with your GP or contact Nutrition Health and Wellbeing on 1800 313 800.
Melbourne Foot and Ankle Group | melbournefootgroup.com.au
Podiatry services at Heidelberg West are provided by Melbourne Foot & Ankle Group. Always tailored to your needs and goals, their treatment plans are designed to work alongside advice from your GP and other allied health professionals.
Melbourne Foot & Ankle Group specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of many conditions of the foot and ankle. These include ingrown toenail removal surgery, bunions, cracked heels, athlete’s foot, diabetic foot screening, sports podiatry, joint alignment, knee pain, gait analysis, and foot health screening for both adults and children.
If you wish to discuss your podiatry needs with the team, please make an appointment with your doctor or contact Melbourne Foot & Ankle Group on (03) 8389 1345
Using everyday activities as treatment, occupational therapy helps patients living with injury or disability to develop, recover, or improve. Our occupational therapist, Avril Lunken, specialises in the treatment of lymphoedema. Caused by an accumulation of lymphatic fluid, lymphoedema presents as the swelling of limbs: most commonly the arms and legs. Avril is a professional member of the Australasian Lymphology Association and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Additionally, she holds a Diploma in Occupational Therapy from the UK. Avril works with all age groups, from children to adults. With sensitivity and consideration for your needs, she can provide education, support, and advice on the use of appropriate compression garments. If you are suffering from lymphoedema, please book an appointment for your GP to request referral to this specialised service.
Hearing Australia | hearing.com.au