Doctors and Staff

Dr Luan Tran

Doctor

Dr Luan Tran is a graduate of Monash University. He has been working in general practice since 2000 after having worked in various public hospitals in the area of internal medicine for a number of years. Luan is also fluent in Vietnamese. He is an active member of the Richmond Football Club and the father of 3 young boys.

Dr Rohit Katal

Doctor

Rohit works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Peninsula Family General Practice and also works at Village Baxter Aged Care. He enjoys all areas of general practice, having a particular interest in men’s health and performs minor surgery including skin excisions.

Dr Gihan Jayaweera

Doctor

Gihan loves all areas of General Practice. In particular, Gihan loves to work with kids, empower the ageing population and teach effective strategies to help people with their mental health. He is also extremely passionate about preventative health for both physical and mental health conditions with the ultimate aim of empowering the patient to take control of their own health.

He is also working on a “Health Ninja Licence”; an innovative and exciting program designed to teach primary school kids the skills they need to eliminate their risk of developing preventable diseases in the future.

Dr Piotr Kalan

Doctor

MBBS FRACGP
Dr Piotr’s areas of expertise include men’s health, aged care/geriatrics, complex medical and psychological medicine and travel medicine. He is able to speak fluent Polish, and consults on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s. Dr Kalan also visits the Baxter village on Thursday mornings in the Clarkes Centre.

Dr Tim Wittick

Doctor

MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, MPHTM, CWH, GradCertClinEd

Tim works part time at Peninsula Family General Practice and also works as a GP at Monterey Secondary College and Headspace Frankston. He enjoys all areas of general practice, having a particular interest in child and adolescent health and musculoskeletal medicine.

Areas of special interest: child health, adolescent health and musculoskeletal medicine.

Dr Samanthi Somawansa

Doctor

Dr Samanthi Somawansa works Wednesday and Friday’s at PFGP. She enjoys all aspects of general practice having special interest in eye, ear and skin conditions.

Dr Jenny Zhan

Doctor

We welcome Dr Jenny Zhan to PFGP. Bio coming soon…

Dr Nita Sharma

Doctor

Dr Nita Sharma works in the clinic Monday to Friday and some Saturdays. She has special interest in aged care, women’s health and chronic conditions. She works Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the Village Baxter, Clarke and Grant Centres.

Dr Aaron Rhodes

Doctor

Aaron loves all areas of General Practice. He has previously worked in paediatric emergency medicine, and in the areas of adult chronic disease relating to heart health, kidney health and diabetes. He looks forward to working with the Frankston community, and in motivating his patients to maintain good health

He works at PFGP Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Dr Marcus Wong

Doctor

Marcus loves all areas of General Practice and is consulting at PFGP on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Completing his hospital training with Peninsula Health, Marcus has significant experience in the areas
of emergency and rehabilitation medicine and is currently developing skills in the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions.

Dr Sairah Andrabi

Doctor

Dr Sairah is one of our lovely female General Practitioners. She has a special interest in women’s health, paediatrics and chronic disease management.

Dr Cristina Simu

Doctor

BSc, MAppSc (Melbourne), MBBS (ANU), FRACGP

Kristina

Practice Manager

Kristina offers administrative support to a vibrant team of doctors and nurses. She has an extensive customer service background and is dedicated to ensuring compassionate care and respect is offered to all of the patients at PFGP.

Louise

Nurse

Rebecca

Nurse

Courtney

Nurse

Cat

Nurse

Bella

Reception

Kerrie

Reception

Andrea McMahon

Finance Manager

Fulvia Dee

Psychologist, Allied Health Team

BA GradDipAppPsych, AssocMAPS – Psychologist
Fulvia is a psychologist who works with children, adults and families. Her expertise includes anxiety, depression, trauma, postnatal depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, grief and loss, parenting, relationships, self-esteem, EMDR, CBT, RET and art therapy. She also speaks fluent Spanish. Contact on: 03 9781 3300 or 0423 832 126

Adam Steinhardt

Podiatrist, Allied Health Team

Adam is an experienced sports podiatrist who specialises in foot and ankle musculoskeletal diagnosis. He has a special interest in plantar fasciitis heel pain. Adam can also conduct diabetes foot assessment and provide general footcare, footwear advice and nail surgery.

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