Waverley GP is an accredited Family Medical Practice that was established in May of 2010. The doctors and staff at Waverley General Practice are committed to providing the highest standard of medical care in a friendly and courteous setting. All the doctors work co-operatively but are fully independent and choose their own hours of work, leave and conditions of service.
Dr. Ina Takkar (Practice Principal)
Dr Ina Takkar was born in India and graduated from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. She arrived in Australia in 1998. She has a special interest in women's health, antenatal care and paediatrics. She has been working as a GP in Victoria since 2002. She speaks fluent Hindi and Punjabi. She enjoys reading, music and has two school age children.
Dr. Judith Riseley
Dr Judith Riseley studied medicine at Monash University. She has felt privileged to provide quality medical care to families in Waverley for over 20 years. She is interested in all aspects of general practice and has additional training in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer. Her other passions are her family - both human and animal and literature.
Dr. Pramita Banerjee
Dr Pramita Banerjee was born in India and has lived in Australia since the age of three months. She graduated from Monash University in 1994 and has been working in General Practice in Glen Waverley since 2000. Pramita has completed a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and has done further training in Skin Cancer Management. She enjoys all the varied aspects of General Practice. In her spare time she loves to read and dabbles in photography. She is married with two sons.
Dr. Pippa Marsland
Dr Pippa Marsland graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1988.She has enjoyed working in General Practice in Glen Waverley since 1996. Pippa has completed a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a Family Planning Certificate. She is interested in all aspects of general practice/ family medicine, with special areas of interest in Women's Health and Antenatal care. When not working, she thoroughly enjoys spending time with her family, reading, art and theatre, and hiking in the wilderness.
Dr. Jan Parker
Dr Jan Parker graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1980 and completed a Diploma in Obstetrics in the UK in 1985. Her special areas of interest include Women's Health, Paediatrics and Antenatal Care. She has been practising in the Waverley area for over 20 years. Outside of medicine her interests include ballet, music, reading and gardening. She is married and has 3 children.
Dr. Wendy Barton
Dr Wendy Barton graduated from Monash University in 1981 and completed her Fellowship of General Practice in 1993. Wendy has worked in the Eastern Suburbs for over 25 years and enjoys all aspects of General Practice. She has completed a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and has special interests in Antenatal care and Women's Health. She has three grown children and enjoys her family life, being with friends and traveling and exploring new places.
Dr. Tamara Jones
I am specialist GP, and a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice. I competed my medical degree in 2005 at Monash University in Victoria, and received my FRACGP in 2009. I have a Diploma of Child Health, and a Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health. I am qualified to insert Implanons and IUDs, assist with MTOPs, and to perform Yellow Fever Vaccinations.
I love all aspects of general practice, and my special interests include:
• Contraception, including on-site IUD insertion, cervical screening, pregnancy planning, subfertility, early pregnancy management, 6 week checks for mum and baby, and immunisations.
• Paediatrics & child heath.
• Ear Wax removal by suction or syringing. (Please book via www.earwax.com.au).
• Allergy - management of hayfever and asthma.
• Iron Infusions - performed on-site together with our nursing staff.
• Ingrown Toenail - wedge resections.
• Joint Injections - steroid/cortisone injections for shoulder or hip bursitis, tennis elbow, knee arthritis, and TMJ dysfunction.
• Palliative Care - home visits are available for those unable to travel, and who are also under the care of local palliative care teams.
• Assist with MTOPs.
• Travel Vaccinations including Yellow fever vaccination.
I am married with two young children, and enjoy spending my free time with family and friends.
Dr. Sudha Palit (on maternity leave)
Dr Sudha Palit graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2009 and completed her Fellowship in General Practice in 2015. She loves all areas of general practice in particular children's health, aged care, mental health, weight management and skin cancer medicine. Sudha has also completed a a bachelor in Biomedical Science, advanced skin cancer medicine training and a Masters in Primary Health Care to complement her passion for evidence based preventative medicine.
Dr Raghav Nara
Dr. Raghav Nara graduated in 2003 from South India. He has worked in the UK before moving to Perth,in 2007. He worked in a variety of surgical roles in WA gaining advanced surgical skills. He did his GP training in Gippsland, Victoria and completed his Advanced Diploma in Obstetrics in Sale. Dr Raghav has worked extensively in pregnancy care including delivering babies and performing Caesarean sections. Raghav is accredited to provide shared antenatal care to all the major obstetric hospitals including Monash Medical and Boxhill Hospital. His interests are women's health, family planning, sexual health ,children's, teenage/young people's health and dermatology. He can perform minor procedures in the clinic including insertion of Mirena/Intra uterine device, Implanon, mole excisions and earwax removal by microsuction. Married with two beautiful daughters and a son, Raghav is a 'tigers' supporter and a keen follower of cricket!
Dr Nishan Herath
Dr Michael Kazlauskas
Dr. Michael Kazlauskas graduated from the University of Queensland in 2011. He worked in general surgery and emergency medicine before completing training in general practice. His areas of interest include weight loss, earwax microsuction, chronic disease management, skin cancer, men’s health and children’s health.
Dr Aman Randhawa
Dr Harpreet Singh
Dr Harpreet Singh grew up in Western Australia and graduated in 1996 from University of Western Australia. He has worked in the Waverley area for over 20 years. His special area of interests include rapid safe weight loss programs, asthma, diabetes and paediatrics. He has two school age children and likes to play tennis.
Please note - Dr. Singh only consults in English.
Dr Fiona Lai
Dr Fiona Lai graduated Medicine from the University of Melbourne with first class honours. Prior to specialising in General Practice, she worked in a number of major metropolitan hospitals including The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Western Health.
Fiona enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a special interest in women’s health, paediatrics, weight management, health check-ups and minor surgical procedures (including skin excisions, Implanon insertions and iron infusions). She has also completed further training in skin cancer medicine.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and baking.
Dr Monika Patel
Dr Monika Patel has been practising as a GP since 1995 and in Australia since 2005 and is interested in all aspects of General Practice. Dr Patel has a Certificate in Cosmetic Dermal Medicine from the Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science. She has a special interest in non-surgical rejuvenation of the face with Botox,Dermal fillers,Microhydrabrasion, Chemical Peels and Skin Needling.