Our Doctors

Dr Farzaneh Rastegar

Dr Farzaneh Rastegar

General Practitioner

I graduated in 2004 from one of Iran’s universities, having completed a Medical degree. After a period of time working in both rural and metropolitan areas in Iran I immigrated to Australia in 2009 where I began work at Peninsula Health. I took over the practice in Pearcedale in 2013. My areas of interest are chronic diseases, geriatrics, women’s health and minor surgical procedures. When I am not looking after Ryan and Ariana, I enjoy painting and playing tennis.

Women’s Health, IUD insertion, Palliative Care & Geriatric Care

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Dr Pejman Hajbabaie

Dr Pejman Hajbabaie

General Practitioner

I graduated with Medical Doctorate degree from Iran in 2003 then I worked as general practitioner for 6 years until I arrived in Australia in 2009 where I began work at Peninsula Health. In 2012 I start working in general practice.

My main areas of interest are skin cancer and dermatology, minor surgery and internal medicine.

I enjoy cross-fit, watching movies and playing video games.

Of course I also enjoy spending time with my wife, Farza and my 2 beautiful children.

Skin Cancer, Dermatology, Minor Surgery & Internal Medicine

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Dr Mehdi Ebrahimi

Dr Mehdi Ebrahimi

General Practitioner

I graduated from Shiraz Medical School, Iran in 2008, After working in general practice for over three years I immigrated to Australia in 2010 where I worked in emergency medicine at Hawkesbury Hospital Emergency Department. I moved to Melbourne in 2012 and took the opportunity of working with the team at Pearcedale Medical Centre. My areas of interest are sports injuries and paediatrics. When I am not working I enjoy playing basketball, running and playing FIFA on PS4.

Sports Injury & Paediatric Care

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Dr Nadiya Solodunenko

Dr Nadiya Solodunenko

General Practitioner

I  completed internship at the Monash Health, Melbourne, and worked at various departments in the Dandenong and Casey Hospitals.
I was trained as a General Practitioner while working in a rural GP clinic and the local hospital at Benalla, the countryside town in Victoria.

Most recently, I  worked as a GP in Langwarrin for more than 3 years.

I have a special interest in women’s health, paediatrics, chronic disease management and preventative medicine. I enjoys the variety of general practice and the continuous learning that  I acquire practicing as a GP.

In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, gardening and spending time with my family.

Women’s Health, Paediatric care, Chronic Disease Management & Preventative Medicine

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Admin

Carol Bell

Carol Bell

Practice Manager

I have been working as a Practice Manger for many years and love the interaction with patients.  I started managing Allied Health Clinics in Berwick before I changed to General Practice 3 years ago and have enjoyed the transition into primary care. When not at work I enjoy camping, golfing and spending time with my family.

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Leanne Gurney

Leanne Gurney

Admin

I have worked in reception for the past 10 years. A few years ago I decided to make the change to medical reception. I enjoy the fast paced/diverse nature of working in general practice and building rapport with the patients. In my spare time I like to travel and go camping with my family.

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Julie Sorraghan

Julie Sorraghan

Admin

I have been working in Medical Reception/Administration for the past 20 years. I enjoy working as part of a dedicated team and take pride in meeting the needs of patients who attend the clinic. I live locally and love spending time with my friends and family, going to horse shows, and sprintcar racing.

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Vicki Morrison

Vicki Morrison

Admin

I have worked in Pharmacy and Medical administration for over 15 years. I enjoy spending time with my family, walking my dogs, good food and wine and reading for relaxation.

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Catherine Jordan

Catherine Jordan

Admin

I have worked in Medical Reception for the past 8 years. In my spare time I enjoy travelling & spending time with my family & friends.

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Alana White

Alana White

Admin

I previously worked in reception at a skin cancer clinic and decided to make the change to medical reception. I am currently studying a double degree of criminology and psychological science. In my spare time, I love to travel and binge watch TV shows on Netflix.

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Our Nurses

Kathy Trevasks

Kathy Trevasks

Nurse

I’ve been nursing for over 20 years on the Mornington Peninsula, mostly in critical care and dialysis. A few years ago I made and loved a change to general practice. I enjoy learning every day what I can do to support patients and their families better, striving to provide the best service and care. When I’m not at work, I enjoy reading, exercising and spending time with my family and friends.

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Sue James

Sue James

Nurse

I have worked locally for most of my career in general medicine / surgical nursing. I started practice nursing 10 years ago developing a special interest in immunisation & chronic disease management. When not working, I enjoy travelling and spending time with my family.

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Marianna Concha

Marianna Concha

Nurse

I've been nursing for over 8 years mostly in acute and stroke care . I have recently made a change to general practice.  I aim to help pt better understand their chronic condition and how to manage it and to promote better coordinated care for the community.  When I'm not at work, I enjoy reading, singing and spending time with my family and friends.

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