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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.

Language: English 

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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. 

Language: English 

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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.

Language: English 

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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.

Language: English 

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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.

Language: English 

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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.

Language: English 

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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.

Language: English 

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JOHN WONG

General Practitioner

John graduated from Monash University with Honours in Medicine. He then completed training in adult internal medicine at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, working in a range of specialist fields including cardiology, endocrinology, and general medicine. He has also worked at The Royal Women’s Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and at various Eastern Health hospitals. John has a particular interest in diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, men’s health, and weight loss counselling, but enjoys all aspects of General Practice and helping people with their health concerns. He also enjoys treating children, having completed a Diploma in Child Health from The University of Sydney. John is passionate about working in partnership with patients to achieve their best physical and mental health, as he believes that living well now can determine your health later in life. Outside of the clinic, he enjoys playing basketball, bridge, and spending time with family.

Language: English

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.

Language: English 

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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.

Language: English 

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DEB WRIGHT

Practice Nurse

Deb has been working at the Alfred Hospital as a Registered Nurse for the past six years and over the past year has been involved in the roll out of COVID-19 vaccines across Victoria and New South Wales.

 

Deb has a degree in Nutrition and with that a passion for preventative health. She ultimately became a nurse as it is what enabled her to feel most connected to helping people. As a certified nurse immuniser, she has been able to take her passion to the community, working with individuals to stay healthy and out of hospital.

 

She has two young boys and enjoys keeping active with them.

Language: English 

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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ATTY

Receptionist

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MELANIE

Receptionist

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LEANNE

Receptionist