Dr Kav Haghighi General Practitioner

Dr Kav is the Medical Director at Carrum Downs Doctors. He is also the State Medical Director for Fullerton Health Medical Centres. Dr Kav is one of the original GPs at Carrum Downs Doctors which opened in 2016. He has strong interests in family medicine, emergency medicine and skin cancer treatment.

Dr Sandra Lopez General Practitioner

Dr Sandra is one of the original GPs at Carrum Downs Doctors since the opening of the clinic in 2016. She has strong interests in emergency medicine, cosmetic medicine and women’s health, including obstetric care. Dr Sandra is trained and qualified to insert IUD contraceptive devices. Dr Sandra speaks fluent Spanish.

Dr Danmin Zhu General Practitioner

Dr Danmin has been a trusted GP in the Frankston area for a number of years and joined us in 2017. Dr Danmin speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese. Her area of interest are family medicine, women’s health, sexual health, and children’s health.

Dr Sanjay Suryavanshi General Practitioner

Dr Sanjay joined Carrum Downs Doctors in 2018. He has extensive experience in all aspects of General Practice and is particularly interested in cardiovascular health, diabetes and geriatrics. Dr Sanjay is also a UK trained paediatrician.

Dr Meenakshi Tomar General Practitioner

Dr Meenakshi joined Carrum Downs Doctors in 2018. She works week days as well as weekends. Dr Meenakshi has additional qualifications in obstetrics and cosmetic treatments. Her special interests include skin cancer medicine, obstetrics, and cosmetic medicine.

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Peter Lesinskis Physiotherapist

Peter has been a fully qualified Physiotherapist for over 30 years and has always had a passion for fitness, health and sport. He has experience is diagnosing and treating a wide range of injuries using manual treatment techniques, electrotherapy, exercise equipment and programs. Some of his services include:

  • Injury management
  • Managing return to work process for injured workers
  • Workplace injury rehabilitation and management
  • Dry needling
  • Ergonomic assessments for the work place

Anne Zhu Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and Nutritionist

Anne Zhu is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) who completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Flinders University. She is passionate about assisting clients of all age and cultural groups to meet their health goals and adapt lifelong changes. Anne is also able to consult in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Anne has a keen interest in diabetes, weight management, heart disease and gastrointestinal issues. Her interest in nutrition and wellbeing stemmed from high school, where she found herself caught up in unhealthy and dangerous dieting, damaging her relationship with food and her body. Since then, Anne was determined to study nutrition and become a dietitian, to help herself and others improve their health and wellbeing, whilst maintaining a healthy and sustainable relationship with food.

After work, Anne enjoys discovering and trying new foods with her family and friends. Anne enjoys food from different countries, but her top three favourites are Chinese, Korean and Thai.

Nithya Gopalakrishnan Diabetes Educator

Nithya is a credentialed Diabetes Educator. Nithya is available to provide individualised diabetes education and support to assist you in managing you daily diabetes requirements.

Nader Attia Podiatrist

Nader is a Podiatrist with a passion for the management of sports injuries in athletes and active people, as well as treating patients with diabetes.

Nader has established himself as a Podiatry Mentor, assisting and training graduate Podiatrists in their first year of podiatric practice.

He has attained a Post Graduate Certificates in Dry Needle Therapy and Orthotic Prescription.

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