General Practitioners

Dr Fred Edwards
MB ChB

Special Interests
Dermatology and Industrial Medicine

Languages
Has an understanding of Spanish, Italian, French, German and Dutch.

About
Dr Edwards is the founder of Hazelwood Health Centre formed in July 1993. He is firmly committed to educating the next generation of doctors and mentors students through the John Flynn Placement Program (ACRRM).

Dr Nisha Puthan Purayil
MBBS

Special Interests
Primary Health Care, Women’s Health, Preventive Medicine

Languages
English, Hindi and Malayalam.

About
Dr Puthan Purayil graduated from Calicut University Kerala, India and arrived in Australia in March 2004. She worked at the Central Gippsland Aboriginal Health Service Morwell, before commencing with Hazelwood Health Centre in August 2010.

Dr Victor Tee
MB BCh BAO

Special Interests
Antenatal Care, Surgical Procedures, Men’s Health, Chronic Disease Management and Preventive Medicine.

Languages
English, Chinese, Malay/Indonesia, Cantonese and Hakka

About
Dr Tee graduated from Ireland Royal College of Surgeons in 2009 and worked in hospitals there until 2011. After working at LRH Traralgon between 2011 and 2014, Dr Tee commenced with Hazelwood Health Centre in March 2015.

Dr Vipin Vyas
MBBS, MPH, Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine

Special Interests
Cardiology, Antenatal Care, Gynaecology, Minor Surgical Procedures, Men’s Health, Chronic Disease Management and Preventive Medicine.

Languages
English & Hindi

About
Dr Vyas graduated from Rajasthan University India in 2005. Arriving in Australia in 2007, he obtained his Masters in Public Health from University of Wollongong NSW in 2008. Working previously in hospitals in India, Queensland and Tasmania, Dr Vyas commenced with Hazelwood Health Centre in September 2015.

Dr Hossein Kasiri
MD ClinDipPallMed DCH

Special Interests
Paediatric Care, Palliative Care, Chronic Disease Management and Preventive Medicine.

Languages
English & Farsi

About
Dr Kasiri graduated from Azad University, Tehran, in 2005 and worked in hospitals in Iran till 2010. Moving to Australia, he worked at the Bendigo Hospital specialising in Palliative Care and Paediatrics. He obtained his Clinical Diploma in Palliative Medicine in 2015. Dr Kasiri commenced with Hazelwood Health Centre in November 2015.

Dr Israt Chowdhury
MBBS

Special Interests
Antenatal care, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Mental Health, Women’s Health, Chronic Disease Management and Preventive Medicine.

Languages
English & Bengali

About
Dr Chowdhury graduated from M.A.G Osmani Medical Collage (SOMC), Bangladesh, in 2006. She worked in hospitals and general practice in Bangladesh until 2010. Moving to Australia, she worked at the Lyell McEwin & Modbury Hospitals in Adelaide between 2012 and 2014. She moved into general practice in NSW in 2015. Dr Chowdhury commenced with Hazelwood Health Centre in October 2015.

Dr Zhicong (Jason) Xu
M.B.B.S. MDR (Uni Sydney), DCH

Special interests
Surgical Procedures, Men’s Health, Skin Cancer, Child health, Chronic Disease Management and Preventive Medicine,

Languages
Cantonese, Mandarin & English

About
Dr Xu Graduated from Guangzhou University of TCM in china 2003 and obtained his Master of Diagnostic Radiography at the University of Sydney in 2009. He has worked in hospitals in China, LRH Traralgon Vic, Eastern Health Vic, and Canberra ACT. Dr Jason Xu commenced with Hazelwood Health Centre in August 2017.

Allied Health Professionals

Gippsland Physiotherapy Group
Gippsland Physiotherapy Group are available Monday afternoons and and Thursday mornings by appointment. Bookings are made directly through Hazelwood Health Centre.
HearCare Gippsland
HearCare Gippsland is an Accredited Hearing Clinic through the Office of Hearing Services. They provide Hearing Assessments, FREE hearing aid trials of the latest hearing aid technology, assistive listening devices, musician ear plugs and noise attenuation plugs. HearCare Gippsland specialise in discreet custom made hearing device technology. They are not affiliated with any hearing aid manufacture, hence can offer independent advice and hearing solutions from various hearing aid manufacturers.
HearCare Sleep Clinic
For people, who snore, wake up feeling tired and restless or have a restless night’s sleep, referred to as Sleep Apnoea. HearCare Sleep Clinic undertakes home based sleep studies, CPAP trials and evaluations, advice and service of CPAP therapy equipment.

Please call 5625 5155 for Hearing and Sleep enquiries.

HearCare Gippsland attends Hazelwood Health Centre 2 days per month.

Podiatry Clinics Pty. Ltd
Podiatry Clinics Pty. Ltd. are available alternate Wednesdays 9.00am – 4.30pm. Appointments can be made on 9947 1947.

Administration

Julie
Manager