Our Doctors2019-10-07T10:18:37+11:00

Our Doctors

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Meet our GP’s

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).

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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.

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Dr Luxman Anantheeswaran

MBBS DRANZCOG DCH (Syd)

Special Interests
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mens health, Minor surgical procedures and Chronic Disease management.

Languages
Tamil and Sinhalese

About
Dr Luxman Graduated in 2008 and worked in Bendigo, the Northern Hospital, Eastern Health and after hours deputising service.

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Dr Renuka Balasubramaniam

FRACGP, MBBS 

Special Interests
Women’s Health, Chronic Disease Management, General Psychiatry and Aboriginal Health.

Language
English

About
Dr Balasubramaniam graduated from University of Sydney in 2010. Since graduation she has worked in a few hospitals in NSW as well as QLD as a registrar in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Coronary Care and Psychiatry. She undertook training with Eastern Victorian General Paractice Training and attained special skills in dealing with Aboriginal Health and will be commencing at Hazelwood Health Centre at end of February 2019.

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Dr Theja Tennakoon

FRACGP, MBBS 

Special Interests
Dermatology, Women & Children’s Health, General Medicine.

Language
Sinhalese, English

About
Graduated from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 1992. Arrived in Australia – 2013. Worked as a GP at Tannum Family Practice, Tannum Sands, Queensland for 4 ½ years.

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Dr Amit Prakash

MBBS

Special Interests
Diabetes, Chronic Disease Management, Complex Medical Conditions, Geriatric Medicine, Disability and Preventative Health. He also intends to gain further experience and Qualifications in Skin Cancer Medicine.

Language
English, Hindi.

About
Dr Amit Prakash Graduated from Ranchi University in India and has worked in India, Maldives and New Zealand before arriving in Australia in 2012.
Initially intending to specialize in General Medicine, he worked in Queensland and Hobart in a variety of medical specialties, but ultimately found his calling in General Practice.
Prior to joining General Practice, he was working as an Emergency Medicine Registrar in Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon which familiarized him to the medical and social needs in our community in Gippsland.
He been working with us since September 2019 and is keen to continue to serve our community with over a decade of experience and knowledge behind him.

Dr Prakash is married with one child and his passions include travelling, reading and music.

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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

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