Our Doctors

 

Our Doctors

 

 Our doctors have broad general practice experience, each complemented by having special interest areas. They consult in shared overlapping shifts during weekdays and participate in a rotating roster on Saturday mornings.

 

Dr Robert Hosking  MBBS, DRANZCOG, GradCertHealthInformatics, FRACGP, FAIDH.

Dr Rob Hosking

Dr Rob Hosking is a co-owner and a specialist General Practitioner who has been at The Elms since 1994. A graduate of Melbourne University, he is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and holds the Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Rob has special interests in men's health (including performing vasectomies), women's health, antenatal care, paediatrics and skin conditions. He is actively involved in training Registrars as a Medical Supervisor of the post-graduate General Practice Training Program, and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Deakin University School of Medicine. Rob has a keen interest in the use of computers and technology in general practice, having previously completed a Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics from Monash University, and he is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health. He is the current Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee - Practice Technology and Management (REC-PTM), which advises on matters relating to digital technology, information management and e-health standards.

 

Dr Woodrow Wu  MBBS, DRANZCOG, GradDipFamMed, GradDipRural, MFM (Clin), DCH, FRACGP, FACRRM, FARGP.

Dr Woody Wu

Dr Woody Wu is a co-owner and a specialist General Practitioner who has been at the practice since 1999. He is a graduate of Melbourne University, and is a Fellow of both the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. Woody holds the Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and has interests in women's and men's health, orthopaedics, and paediatrics. He is a Medical Supervisor involved with training Registrars in the post-graduate General Practice Training Program, an examiner for the Fellowship examination of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and a Senior Clinical Lecturer and examiner at the Deakin University School of Medicine. He has completed a Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Rural General Practice/Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice, and has a Masters degree in Family Medicine through Monash University. He has also been awarded the Diploma in Child Health through The Children's Hospital, Westmead and The University of Sydney.

 

Dr Amit Kumar  MD, DA, FRACGP.

Dr Amit Kumar

Dr Amit Kumar is a co-owner and a specialist General Practitioner who has been at The Elms since 2013. Along with his degree as a Doctor of Medicine, he has also completed a post-graduate diploma in anaesthesia and intensive care. Amit is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and has interests in men's health, emergency care, mental health, skin cancer excisions, travel medicine, paediatrics, and the management of chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. He also has a role as a part-time trainer for candidates completing the Australian Medical Council examination, and outside of work enjoys playing cricket, flying radio-controlled planes, music, transcendental meditation and learning about quantum physics. Amit can consult in English, Hindi, Bangla and Punjabi.

 

Dr Ummu Rauf  MBBS, DCH, DRANZCOG, FRACGP.

Dr Ummu Rauf

Dr Ummu Rauf is a co-owner and a specialist General Practitioner who has been at the practice since 2015. Along with her undergraduate medical degree, she is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Ummu has also completed the Diploma in Child Health through The Children's Hospital, Westmead and The University of Sydney, and the Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Her interests include paediatrics, women's health, obstetrics (shared care), mental health and aged care. Ummu performs skin cancer excisions, Mirena intra-uterine device insertion, and the insertion and removal of Implanon implants. Away from the clinic, Ummu is involved in community charity programs, and enjoys cooking, reading, walking, plus spending time with family and friends. She can consult in English, Sinhala and Tamil, with some Hindi and Urdu.

 

Dr Anmar Naoum  MBChB, DGO, FRACGP.

Dr Anmar Naoum

Dr Anmar Naoum is a specialist General Practitioner who started at The Elms in 2013. In addition to her undergraduate medical degree, Anmar has also completed a post-graduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and advanced training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and has previously practiced as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist overseas. Anmar's interests include women's health, dermatology and chronic disease management. She can consult in English and Arabic.

 

Dr Ayesha Munir  MBBS, FRACGP.

Dr Ayesha Munir

Dr Ayesha Munir is a specialist General Practitioner who commenced at The Elms in 2014. In addition to her undergraduate medical degree, she is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Ayesha has a particular interest in women's health, aged care and palliative care. She can consult in English and Urdu.

 

Dr Phu Ha  BBiomed, MD.

Dr Phu Ha

Dr Phu Ha completed his medical training through Melbourne University and started at The Elms in February 2022. He is a registrar in the General Practice Training Program studying towards the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Phu has previously completed rotations in general medicine, general surgery, emergency, psychiatry, paediatrics and obstetrics/gynaecology at Goulburn Valley Health in Shepparton. Phu's areas of interest include children's health, preventative medicine and men's health.

 

Dr Peter Nightingale  MBBS(Hons), BMedSci.

Dr Peter Nightingale

Dr Peter Nightingale commenced at The Elms in February 2022 as a registrar in the General Practice Training Program studying towards the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He completed his medical degree at Melbourne University, with Honours. Peter comes to The Elms after completing rotations in paediatrics, aged care, and palliative care at Northern Health, and prior to that worked at Eastern Health. He has interests in palliative care, paediatrics and men's health. Peter enjoys competitive running, yoga and getting out into nature.

 

General Practice Specialisation

General Practice has official recognition as a medical speciality in Australia. Doctors must complete formal post-graduate training to become a specialist General Practitioner. Achieving Fellowship in either the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, or the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine qualifies a doctor as a specialist in the area of Primary Care and Family Medicine.

 

 

 

Visiting Specialist Practitioners

The Elms has several visiting specialist practitioners who offer a range of advanced medical and surgical services.

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Visiting Specialists

 

 

 

 

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