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OUR TEAM

OUR DOCTORS

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JASON CHUA

General Practitioner

Jason graduated with honours from Monash University in 2002. He subsequently worked in hospitals and clinics around Melbourne and regional Victoria and attained his fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2007. He enjoys general family medicine and has a particular interest in childhood allergies, travel medicine and dermatology including skin cancer. He is an examiner for the RACGP and has previously been involved in running clinics in travel medicine.  When not at work Jason enjoys travelling, tennis and photography, but now spends most of his time trying to keep his four young kids out of mischief.

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PAUL SHORTIS

General Practitioner

Paul grew up in East Kew and attended St Annes Primary School. He graduated with honours from Monash University in 2002 and spent 5 years working in Box Hill hospital and Geelong Hospital. During this time he completed rural rotations in Warrnambool, Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance. Subsequently Paul commenced the general practice training program and completed his fellowship of FRACGP in 2009.  He also assists two orthopaedic surgeons and works as an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.  Paul has a special interest in chronic disease management, aged care, paediatrics, travel medicine and sports medicine in addition to all elements of general practice. When not at work Paul enjoys spending time with his family and chasing after his young son.  Paul also enjoys cycling, athletics, hiking and skiing. 

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PAUL FLOOD

General Practitioner

Paul, a 1975 Monash Graduate, completed nine years of postgraduate training in Australia and England followed by 14 years as a rural GP on Phillip Island. This encompassed research and teaching with Monash Centre for Rural Health and the College of GPs focussing on face-to-face and distance education. Life on Phillip Island also led to marriage and children (born at the local Bush Nursing Hospital). In pursuit of further teaching, travel and adventure, Paul and family sojourned in the United Arab Emirates from 1999 – 2005 where he held an academic and clinical appointment in Family Medicine at the National University in the oasis city of Al Ain. Following this wonderful academic and family adventure, the family returned to Australia in 2004 and Paul joined Kew General Practice. Ongoing learning and the richness of the breadth and depth of General Practice are key elements for Paul. When not at work, he enjoys bike riding, theatre, opera and travel.

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JESSICA CHONG

General Practitioner

Jessica graduated from Monash University in 1997. In 2000, she completed the Diploma of The Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She completed rural general practice training in Korumburra in South Gippsland. Before working at Kew General Practice, she worked in Melbourne’s South East. Jessica is interested in general medicine, paediatrics, chronic disease management and women’s health. She is able to provide maternity shared care with Mercy Hospital for Women and The Royal Women’s Hospital. She enjoys travelling, baking and catching up with family and friends.

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HELEN VU

General Practitioner

Helen graduated from Melbourne University in 1995 and has been practising as a GP since 2000.
She worked for a short period in Wangaratta and joined Kew General Practice in 2010. Helen has an interest in women’s health and children’s health.

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ELISSA STAFFORD

General Practitioner

Elissa graduated from the University of Melbourne with honours in Medicine in 2004 and also holds a Bachelor of Medical Science for research. She worked at Austin health, the Mercy Hospital for Women and in General Practice in rural and city areas of Victoria and in other areas of Australia. She is a competent and kind GP, interested in women’s health, chronic disease, paediatrics and dermatology, along with all areas of medicine. She has 3 young children and enjoys reading and fitness.

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MADELEINE PRICE

General Practitioner

Madeleine graduated from Monash University in 1989. She worked in Hawthorn for 22 years and has had the great privilege of caring for three generations of some families and even four generations of one family! Madeleine has also worked as a GP in Hong Kong and in Indigenous communities in Central Australia. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice with special interests in children, adolescents, sports medicine and complex medical problems in the elderly. Madeleine has three adult children and enjoys swimming, gardening and helping out in the community.

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ADRIAN ELLIOT-SMITH

General Practitioner

Adrian studied medicine at Oxford and London Universities in the UK graduating in 1984. After postgraduate training and work in general practice in the industrial North of England he emigrated with his wife and five children to Mount Gambier in rural SA. He worked there for twenty years before moving to Melbourne in 2018. While in Mount Gambier he was heavily involved in postgraduate teaching of doctors entering general practice. He has broad interest in general family medicine, evidence based medicine, medical education and the use of information technology in medicine.
His outside work interests include films, trail running and competing in triathlons.

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JONATHAN SNIDER

Renal Physician

Jonathan is a consultant physician specialising in nephrology. He manages all aspects of adult nephrological medicine including fluid and electrolyte disorders, acute and chronic kidney disease, as well as dialysis and transplantation. He also has extensive experience in general medicine and a large component of his practice involves management of a wide variety of general medical problems. These include those requiring acute inpatient care, perioperative care and chronic general medical issues.

OUR NURSES

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CATHY AAS

Practice Nurse

Cathy joined our team in 2015.  She is a registered nurse with previous experience working in public hospitals, both in Melbourne and in Scotland, where she lived for several years. She is a trained nurse immuniser.
Cathy is married and has three daughters.  She enjoys spending time with her family, cycling and running.

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SANDY EDWARDS

Practice Nurse

Sandy joined our team in late 2015 after a break from the workforce whilst caring for young children. She is a Registered Nurse of 30 years’ experience in a variety of fields but loves working in General Practice best.

Her special interests are preventative health and she particularly likes working collaboratively with the patient and whole GP team. She has twins who keep her very busy and enjoys tennis, music, good food and good company.

OUR ADMINISTRATION STAFF

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VANESSA

Practice Manager

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AMANDA

Practice Administrator

OUR RECEPTION TEAM

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ELISHA

Receptionist

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MARY

Receptionist

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CHRISTINE

Receptionist

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RHIANNON

Receptionist

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MICHELENE

Receptionist

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MELANIE

Receptionist

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LEANNE

Receptionist