Our Team

 

Practice Principals

Dr Yoke Ling FOO (MB BS London)

Yoke trained at King's College Hospital Medical School, London before migrating to Melbourne in October, 1988.

He then started work at Wantirna Medical Clinic in November, 1988.

Loves General Practice and working at WMC - hence has been here for 32 years!

Special interests: Diabetes & Heart disease.

Languages: Understands Cantonese, Malay/Indonesian and some Mandarin

Hobbies: Food, travel, Mahjong, Chelsea Football Club and at present - K-Drama thanks to Lockdown!

*Consulting: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat

Dr Cai Xi XU (FRACGP)

Has been working at Wantirna Medical for over 15 years.

Special Interest: Runs a skin cancer and ‘lumps and bumps’ procedure clinic on Wednesday afternoons.

*Consulting: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, alternate Sun. Procedure clinic: Wed

Dr Timothy MA (MB BS, B.Pharm (Hons), FRACGP)

Dr. Ma graduated from the University of Queensland in 2014 and spent time working in emergency and intensive care at Monash Health before joining our team in 2019.

His special interests include: Chronic health conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, Men's health, Preventative health, Minor surgical procedures including skin cancer removal and Implanon insertion.

Outside of general practice, you can find him on the local golf courses.

*Consulting: Mon – Fri

Associate Doctors

Dr Patricia Amaya

Dr Amaya is a well respected general practitioner amongst her colleagues and patients in the Knox area.

She is interested in preventive care, mental health, women’s health, men’s health, travel and family medicine. She also has experience in trauma and emergency medicine. Due to her exposure in emergency and urgent care she is happy to see patients’ with sports injuries. She also has a Diploma in Palliative care from Melbourne University, and had been managing patients with chronic conditions for many years.

Dr Amaya is fluent in Russian and Spanish languages.

*Consulting: Tues & alternate Sun

Dr Surangi (Su) GUNARATNE (MB BS, BMedSc, DCH, FRACGP)

Su is a VR GP who commenced at Wantirna Medical Clinic in 2013.

Languages: Sinhalese

Special Interests: Prevention, Children's Health, Women's Health, Refugee Health, Travel Medicine

Hobbies: Reading, long walks, Piano, Spending time with her 2 children.

*Consulting: Thurs, alternate Sat

Dr Caitlin HARRISON (MB BS (Hons), FRACGP, DRANZCOG, DCH)

Special interests: in Children’s and Women’s Health, Public Health and Teaching. 

*Consulting: Mon - Fri

Dr Karen LEE (MB BS, FRACGP)

Has been working at Wantirna Medical for over 25 years.

*Consulting: Mon, Tues, Thurs

Dr Heather NELSON (MB BS, FRACGP)

Has worked as a GP at Wantirna Medical Clinic for over 25 years. She graduated from Monash University and has worked at Box Hill Hospital and the Royal Children's Hospital.

Special Interests: Shared Maternity Care with Box Hill Hospital, The Angliss and Monash Medical Centre.

In her spare time she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

*Consulting: Mon - Thurs

Introducing: Dr Alex Shuen (MB BS, FRACGP)

Alex joined the team at Wantirna Medical Clinic in 2021 after studying medicine at Monash University and graduating in 2012. He has worked at Monash Health from 2013 to 2018 as a Medical Registrar, and subsequently worked in Gippsland and Warragul as a GP Registrar and obtained his Fellowship to the College of General Practitioners in 2021.

Alex’s’ special interests include Diabetes, Paediatrics, Chronic disease management and Women's health.

When Alex isn't at work he's with his very energetic 2 year old daughter and even more energetic Corgi - going for walks and exploring the neighbourhood.

*Consulting: Mon, alternate Wed, Fri

Dr Sao (Khemar) WADI (MB BS, FRACGP)

In-between having children and spending some time living overseas Khemar has worked at Wantirna Medical for approximately 10 years. She is passionate about Preventative Health, and has a special interest in caring for children and the elderly.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, and loves to travel (when allowed!) and is a bit of a ‘foodie’.

*Consulting: Wed & Fri

Dr Nishcey Nayar (BBMed, MD, Registrar Aug - Feb 2022)

Nish is a Registrar undertaking specialist GP training with the support of our senior doctors for 6 months. A graduate of Melbourne University, he completed his hospital training at Western Health and has returned to Wantirna to serve the community in which he grew up.

He enjoys the breadth of General Practice but particularly loves working with children, currently completing the Sydney Child Health Program. Outside the clinic, he is an avid gardener, nature enthusiast and photographer. 

*Consulting: Tues - Fri

 

 *Doctors consulting hours may be subject to change

 

Nurses

  • Leanne
  • Jenni
  • Kimberley
  • Jemma
  • Nicole

Reception and Admin Staff

  • Heather
  • Mandy
  • Sandra
  • Mary
  • Samantha
  • Sharon
  • Lynda
  • Rachael
  • Sue
  • Thilini
  • Seema
  • Jess

Practice Manager

Nicole