Staff

Meet Our Team of Doctors

Dr Melad
Dr. Melad Benyamine
MBBCh, FRACGP

I obtained my medical degree from the University of Cairo, Egypt in 1991.  I completed specialist training in cardiology via a 5-year experience in the National Heart institute in Cairo, Egypt.

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In 1998, I obtained my United State medical degree & licensure and joined the kidney disease and renal transplant unit, at SUNY Downstate Medical Centre, New York City.
I moved to Australia in August 2001 to join Sir Charles Garidner, Hollywood and Joondalup health campus, practicing various medical specialties.
I have transitioned into full-time general practice since 2004, practicing with special interest in cardiology, internal medicine, men’s health, chronic disease management, mental health, skin cancer screening, work injuries, and diabetes.

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Dr. Sai-Ling Ho
BSc, MBChB, DFSRH, MRCGP (UK), FRACGP, Part 1 FAMAC

Dr Ho is AHPRA-accredited as a Medical Practitioner (GP), with an endorsement in acupuncture.  Since graduating in Medicine from the Universities of St Andrews and Manchester (UK) in 2004,

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Dr Ho has worked throughout Great Britain and Australia.  She has broad experience as a hospital doctor and family physician. Interests include women’s health, paediatrics, dermatology, minor procedures and medical acupuncture.

Enquire at reception for further details regarding acupuncture appointments.

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Dr Marie O Brien
Dr. Marie O Brien
MB(Hons) BCH BAO, Diploma Child Health, Diploma Obstetrics & Womens Health, MICGP, FRACGP.

13 years experience. Irish trained (NUIG).Interests in all areas of general medicine and family health including chronic disease/minor procedures/mirena/implanon.

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Dr. Bronwyn Holding
MBBCh, MRCGP, DFSRH, FRACGP

Bronwen graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1996 and worked for 2 years as a medical officer in ED in Natal.

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  After emigrating to the UK she went on to work as a junior doctor in various London hospitals in the fields of Adult Psychiatry, Obstetrics, Paediatrics and Neonatal medicine before entering General Practice training. She completed her training as a Specialist in General Practice in 2005 and practiced as a GP in the South of England until 2011 – on emigrating to Australia, where she has been at Mindarie Keys Medical centre ever since. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice, but does have a special interest in Chronic disease management, Women’s Health, Skin cancer management, Weight/obesity as well as Children’s health. She has a diploma in Sexual/Reproductive health and fits the Implanon contraceptive device. She is currently completing a Management of Obesity course through University of Melbourne.

When not at work, you will find her either in her pottery studio creating ceramic flowers or on the cricket field playing both indoor and outdoor cricket.

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Dr. Amba Roychoudhury
MBBS,GCGP, FRACGP

Dr Amba obtained her qualification (MBBS) from India and then went on to complete Fellowship from Royal Australian college of GP. Dr Amba has over 16 years of experience in all aspects of general practice.

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Dr Amba worked as a GP at Donnybrook ( near Bunbury ) for the past 13 years and at rural South Australia prior to that. Dr Amba’s main interest are in family medicine, women’s health ( incl IUD & implanon) , mental health issues and doing minor skin procedures. Dr Amba is also fluent in Hindi & Bengali.

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Dr Cecilia Malmberg
MD, FACRRM

Dr Cecilia Malmberg is a specialist in family medicine and a fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine with an extensive experience in general practice. She graduated from the University of Geneva, Switzerland in 1998

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and completed a specialist training in family medicine in Switzerland and Sweden. She was the Medical Director of a large medical centre for many years in Sweden before moving to Australia in 2013.
She enjoys all aspects of general medicine.
She has a special interest in paediatrics, women’s health (including antenatal care), cardiology, travel medicine and performs skin cancer checks as well as some minor skin procedures.

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Dr. Philip Calderbank
MRCS, MRCGP, FRACGP

Dr Calderbank graduated from the University of Manchester in 2004. He was initially commissioned into the Royal Army Medical Corps were he served for 11 years and trained in general surgery, entering higher surgical training with membership of

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the Royal College of Surgeons  (England). On leaving the Forces he retrained as a General Practitioner completing time in paediatrics and psychology before moving with his family to Perth.

His interests are gastroenterology, child health, men’s health, mental health, minor surgery and dermatology.

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Dr Colin Tay
Dr. Colin Tey
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Colin Tey trained in the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He has been practicing as a Family Physician since 2000. 

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Dr Tey has a wide range of medical interests covering all medical aspects of care for the all ages for both men’s health and woman’s health and also special interests in some minor surgical procedures.

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Dr. Alya Therwat
MBChB, FRACGP, ABAARM, Dip.Derm.

Diploma in General Dermatology – Bond University
Fellowship of American Board of Anti-Ageing

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Professional Certificate of Dermoscopy
Professional Certificate of Aesthetic Medicine 

Dr Alya Therwat is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, has been working as a specialist family physician.
She has broad experience for more than 23 years in Women’s health, Contraception including IUD and implanon insertion and removal, Chronic Disease Care and Management, Mental Health Conditions, Paediatrics, Dermatology, Skin Cancer Screening, Hormonal Medicine, Aesthetic Medicine, Work Compensation, Musclo-skeletal conditions and many other aspects of family medicine.
She has worked as a hospital doctor in many departments including surgical, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatric and specialised medical branches before pursuing her career as a GP.

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Dr Stephen McChord
MRCP, MRCGP, FRACGP

Dr McChord graduated in 2004 from the University of Glasgow Medical School with a distinction in clinical skills. He initially trained in General (hospital) Medicine achieving MRCP (UK) in 2007.

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His focus then switched to General Practice and he attained MRCGP (UK) in 2009. He thoroughly enjoyed working as a Principal GP in Scotland for 5 years before making the big move to Australia.

Dr McChord special interest include: Chronic disease management, Mental health, Sports injuries, Joint injections, Aesthetic medicine

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Dr. Laith Al-Ani
MBChB, FIBMS, FEBPS, FRACGP

Diploma of Skin Cancer Surgery – Skin Cancer College of Australasia
Diploma of Dermatoscopy – Skin Cancer College of Australasia
Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine – University of Queensland

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A Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Former overseas experience in specialised surgery.

Special interest in skin cancers and skin lesions management, mole scans and skin checks, dermoscopy and minor surgical procedures.

Also interested in family medicine, chronic diseases management, men’s health, work compensation, mental health issues, paediatrics health and musculoskeletal conditions.

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Dr. Khowla Basil Therwat
MBChB, FICMS

Dr Khowla was born in UK and graduated from medical college in 1999.  She has more than 20 years experience in medicine in total.

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Dr khowla has a wide range of medical interests including women’s health, mental health , chronic disease management , paediatrics and preventive medicine.

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Dr. Mike Oehlers
Mb.Bs uwa

A family doctor with 50 years of experience . He is a graduate of UWA and is skilled in the removal of skin lesions both benign and malignant. He specializes in facial tumours and administers anti wrinkle treatments and fillers. He has an interest in all acute medical illnesses, worker’s compensation and motor vehicle accident claims.

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Flavia Bises
B.Psych (Hons), M.Psych (Clin.). MACPA

Flavia Bises is a Clinical Psychologist who has a Masters in Clinical Psychology and is a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association and the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (WA Branch).

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Flavia works with individuals from the ages of 14 to older adults, assisting them with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, chronic pain, weight management, stress management and dealing with cancer. She employs employ evidence-based strategies including:
* Cognitive behaviour therapy
* Interpersonal psychotherapy
* Solution focused brief therapy
* Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
* Mindfulness based therapies
* EMDR

She has worked in adult community mental health, substance  use rehabilitation settings, and has been a provider of services to clients of Open Arms, the Insurance Commission of WA and of the Cancer Council of WA.

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Dr John Iyamu
MBBS, MRCGP, FRACGP, Advanced Certificate Skin Cancer surgery with Qld University

I studied medicine at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College, London finishing in 1999. I completed my UK GP training in 2004.

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 I was a GP in Southampton, England for 12 years before moving to Australia in October 2016. I am trained in Dermoscopy and skin cancer surgery with a number of other special interests. I enjoy the mix that general practice offers and the opportunity for continuity of care of my patients. In my spare time, I enjoy swimming, cycling, spending time with family and amateur astronomy. Since moving to Perth I have taken up fishing as well.

Special Interests: • Skin Cancer surgery • Skin Checks • Chronic Disease Management • Elderly care • Mental health • Implanon insertion and removal • Sexual health • Men’s health • Women’s health • Joint injections • Cardiovascular disease

Other areas: Injury net; Worker’s compensation

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Dr Alex James
MBChB BSc FRACGP

Dr James completed his medical training in Bristol, United Kingdom in 2013 before moving to Australia in 2015.
Dr James has worked in a number of different hospital departments including neurology, cardiology, gastroenterology and paediatrics before moving into General Practice.

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Special Interests:

  • Family Medicine
  • Child health
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Minor procedures
  • Skin Cancer Medicine

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Dr Hannah Williamson
BMBS, BMedSci, MRCGP, FRACGP, DROCG

Dr Hannah Williamson gained her medical degree at the University of Nottingham in the UK and graduated with Honours.

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She also intercalated achieving an additional degree in Medical Sciences and won prizes for her dissertation on Cardiomyopathy which she presented internationally.

She interned at Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex hospitals in London and has trained in a variety of specialities including Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General Surgery, Paediatrics, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine. She completed her GP training with the Oxford Deanery and has an extra diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ in women’s health.
Dr Williamson fits contraceptive implants (implanon) and IUD’s. She has also completed skin cancer training in Australia and performs skin checks and skin cancer surgery.
Special areas of interest include:
• Women’s health- contraception, menstrual problems, antenatal care and the menopause
• Chronic disease management
• Cardiology
• Skin cancer
• Preventative medicine including weight loss support and smoking cessation
She has relocated to Perth permanently and works every weekday except Wednesdays.

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Dr Joel Tan
(MBBS; FRACGP)

Australian trained GP with numerous years’ experience in General practice. Special interests include all aspect of General Medicine, including Chronic Disease management, Men’s health, Women’s health, Child Health, Minor procedures.