General Practitioners

Dr Miroslawa Pietrzak-Cieslak
M.B.,Ph.D., F.P.C.P.(Pol.), F.A.C.R.R.M., F.R.A.C.GP

Specialties
Cardiology and Mental Health

Languages
Fluent in Polish, Russian, English, with an understanding of German and Latin.

About
Dr Cieslak is an author of 52 Research papers.

She is a Primary Care Physician with 33 years of clinical & teaching experience.

She has a special interest in Mental Health and has successfully completed the Level 2 Mental Health training.

Dr Cieslak has been with Hillcrest Family Medicine for over thirteen years.

Dr Farhana Rahman
MBBS, DCH, AMC

Specialties
Paediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Women’s health, Sexual & Reproductive Health and Chronic disease management

Languages
English, Bengali and understands Hindi.

About

Dr Rahman joined Hillcrest Family Medicine in 2010.  She is a graduate of Dhaka University, Bangladesh (1997.)  Dr Rahman enjoys all aspects of general practice with a focus on preventive care.  She brings energy, enthusiasm and commitment to empowering her patients with excitement regarding their own health and well being.  She is a member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and Australian Medical Association (AMA.). Dr Rahman has recently completed Diploma in Child Health.

Dr Jaglul Pasha
MBBS

Specialties
Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry.

Languages
English, Bengali

About
Dr Pasha graduated in 1991 in Bangladesh at Dhaka University.  He worked as a GP until 2000 when he moved to New Zealand.  At Auckland University, Dr Pasha completed a one year bridging course, followed by a six month internship at Auckland Hospital.  He also has training in Paediatrics.

Dr Pasha moved to Australia in 2005 to practice medicine and joined Hillcrest Family Medicine in 2010.

Dr Pavlo Korol
M.B.B.S.

Specialties

Training in Radiology.

Languages
English, Russian and Ukranian

About
Dr Korol graduated from Odessa Medical University, Ukraine in 1984. He has been in Victoria since June 2008 when he commenced with Hillcrest Family Medicine.

Dr Daryl Ham
MBBS (Monash)

Specialties
Mental Health

Languages
English

About
Dr Ham is well known in the La Trobe Valley having practiced locally for over nineteen years. He has been with Hillcrest Family Medicine for thirteen years.

Dr Tunji Onibokun
M.B.B.S., D.R.A.N.Z.C.O.G, A.M.C.

Specialties
Women’s Health, Obstetrics, Sexual & Reproductive Health, Paediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Occupational Health, Chronic Disease Management.

Languages
Yoruba and English

About
He is a GP with all round experience. A graduate of the University of Ibadah in Nigeria, he trained in Obstetrics & Gynecology before moving to Australia in 2009, where he undertook further training both in Obstetrics & family medicine. His work as a GP extends to all aspects of general practice. He has a special interest in providing care for women, such as family planning, pregnancy care, menstrual problems, menopause, etc.

Dr Hiran Rajapakse
MBBS-Certificate in Sports Medicine

Specialties
Sports Medicine

Languages
English, Sinhalese and Greek

About
Dr Rajapakse joined Hillcrest Family Medicine in April 2013.
He graduated from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2004 and has been working in General Practice since 2006.
Dr Rajapakse has training and accreditation in Sports and Exercise Medicine both at National and International levels.

Dr Dak Yor Akol
MB BCh

Specialties
Men’s health, Chronic Disease Management and Child Health including Immunisations

Languages
English, Arabic and the Shilluk language of South Sudan

About
Dr Akol graduated from Ain Shams University in Cairo Egypt in 1995. He has been working in the Australian Medical system since September 2001 in various regional hospital systems. Dr Akol joined Hillcrest Family Medicine in July 2008.

Allied Health Professionals

Kirsten Mackintosh
Facilitator for prevention of Diabetes, Stroke, Heart Disease.
Jeremy Parker
Psychologist.
Elizabeth Tabary-Collins
Psychologist
Ray Mifsud
Audiometrist

Nurses

Angela
Claire
Kim
Shiralee
Lyndal
Sharlene

Administration

Doreen
Manager