We are a practice for the whole community
Our team includes experienced general practitioners, specialised practice nurses and other health professionals dedicated to meet your health care needs.
Dr Anne Chirnside
Dr Anne Chirnside has worked in Lara for 25 years. She enjoys the traditions of family general practice and looking after families she has known all their lives. She has a special interest in adolescent health and all mental health issues. Outside of work she continues her family’s farming activities, breeding Angus cattle and Australian stock horses, and plays polocrosse to keep herself sane!
- Adolescent Health
- Mental Health
Dr Sagaiyini Jesudason
Dr Sagaiyini Jesudason is a specialist General Practitioner who has been in general practice for over 20 years. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and also holds a postgraduate diploma in occupational medicine. She enjoys the full variety of general practice with a special interest in women and children’s health and preventative medicine.
- Women & Children’s Health
- Preventative Medicine
Dr Meshack Kgakololo
Dr Meshack Kgakololo is a specialist General Practitioner and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2007. He started working in General practice in 2014 after a few years working in hospitals. He enjoys all general practice presentations and performs minor surgical procedures. Special interests include men’s health, child health, sexual health, aged care and chronic disease management.
Dr Maria Lombardo
Dr Maria Lombardo is a specialist General Practitioner who has worked in Lara since 1993. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She has extensive experience in general practice training and medical education. Her special areas of interest include infant and child health, women’s health and traditional family primary care.
- Infant & Child Health
- Women’s Health
Dr Cameron Loy
Cameron Loy is a specialist General Practitioner who is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). Cameron has undertaken further training in general practice in child health, women’s health, rural general practice and research. He has an active interest in teaching and training in general practice as a supervisor, examiner and in other assessment roles in the profession. He enjoys being often the first point of contact for health problems and getting to know people and their health needs over their lives.
- Child Health
Dr Ric Milner
Dr Ric Milner is a specialist General Practitioner who has been in general practice for over 30 years. He is a member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and also holds a postgraduate diploma in sexual health. He has special interest in addiction medicine, blood borne viruses and advanced care planning. He is a section 100 HIV prescriber. He also lectures at Deakin University and supervises general practice registrars gaining experience at our clinic. He is a board member of the Western Victoria Primary Health Network.
- Addition Medicine
- Blood borne Viruses
- Advance Care Planning
Dr John Scaife
Dr John Scaife is a specialist General Practitioner and is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. He worked in rural Victoria, South Australia and New Zealand before coming to Lara. He enjoys the variety of general practice and performs minor surgical procedures as well as attending several Aged Care Facilities including Costa Aged Care in Lara.
Monday - Thursday: 8.30am to 7pm
Friday: 8.30 to 5 pm
- New patients are always welcome
- No referral necessary