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MEET THE TEAM

Get to know the Mediscreen Clinic
team in Hawthorn.

All of our doctors are qualified to discuss travel medicine with you. We keep most travel vaccinations on site at the clinic so you can see the doctor and have your vaccinations in one day. All vaccinations are available at a competitive rate.

Our Team

Dr. Shirley Chu

M.B.B.S, PhD, F.R.A.C.G.P

Dr Shirley Chu is the Principal Doctor for Mediscreen Clinic and has worked here for more than 20 years.She is very dedicated to her patients and has a special interest in primary care across all ages. She is particularly interested in Women's Health. From teenagers, through motherhood, to post-menopausal care. She takes great pride and pleasure in developing long term relationships with her patients. Dr Chu also enjoys giving back to the medical community by teaching students from Melbourne University and supervising many GP registrars.

Dr. Cathy Wang

M.B.B.S.(Melb). Dip Child Health

Dr Cathy graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2010. She has experienced many areas of health in her rotations including General Surgery, Emergency, OBGYN, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry and General Medicine.She has particular interest in pursuing Paediatrics in which she has completed a diploma of child health, as well as Women’s Health, Mental Health and Dermatology. Cathy is trained in Implanon insertion and Botox injections. She is trained in laser acupuncture to treat many conditions. She enjoys teaching 1st year medical students at Monash University and can speak Mandarin.

Dr. Avi Kamale

M.B.B.S., D.O.M.S., DPD (UK), F.R.A.C.G.P.

Dr Avi has many areas of interest including General Family Health, Travel Health and Childhood Immunisations, Skin Mole checks/Dermatology and Allergies. He happily performs small surgical procedures in the clinic such as skin lesion/mole removals.Avi also takes great pleasure in teaching medicine and will often have students from Monash University observing his practice. He studied in India, England and Australia graduating in 1991. He can also speak Hindi.

Dr. Dunitha Jayasinghe

M.B.B.S. (Monash), F.R.A.C.G.P

Dr Dunitha Jayasinghe graduated from Monash University and is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Jayasinghe has been a GP for over fourteen years with hospital experience in areas of general medicine, surgery, obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatrics, psychiatry, geriatrics and emergency medicine.She has had varied general practice experience including country Victoria and the inner eastern suburbs. She has an interest in all areas of general practice, particularly women’s and men’s health, paediatrics, routine childhood immunisation and basic travel advice.

Dr. Bernard Freedman

M.B.B.S.

Now semi-retired, Dr Bernard graduated from Melbourne Uni in 1962. He is the founding doctor of Mediscreen Clinic. He can perform acupuncture.

Dr. Jeanette Lee

M.B.B.S. F.R.A.C.G.P

Dr Jeanette has an interest in women’s health, STI’s and whole family health. She has experience working with paediatrics, women's health and childhood immunisations.She graduated from Melbourne University in 2003. She has basic abilities speaking mandarin.

Dr. Tony Arkell

M.B.B.S. (Melb), Dip RACOG

Dr Tony graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1978 and has been working as a family practitioner in the Glen Iris / Malvern area for 30 years. He graduated with postgraduate studies in Family Medicine and Obstetrics.He now maintains an interest in all areas of Men’s and Women’s health and preventative health.

Dr. Julian Lim

M.B.B.S. (Monash), F.R.A.C.G.P

Dr Julian Lim graduated from Monash University in 2015 and then completed 3 years of his residency at Monash Health. Dr Lim completed his RACGP training in 2020 and returned to work at Mediscreen Clinic in 2021. His interests include Sport Medicine, orthopaedics, rheumatology, paediatrics, geriatrics and travel medicine.

Dr David Clark

M.B.B.S, BMedSci

Support team
Argyro Pantelios - Practice Manager / Practice Nurse / Immuniser
Jean - Practice Nurse / Nurse Immuniser / Care Plan Nurse (speaks Mandarin)
Joyce - Practice Nurse / Care Plan Nurse
Bethany - Practice Nurse / Care Plan Nurse

Reception team
Nicole (Book Keeper) - Maternity Leave
Joanne, Dianne, Alex and Beth