Our Team

Our GPs

Dr Natalie Taft

Dr Natalie Taft

Special interests: counselling, travel and preventative medicine

Dr Natalie Taft graduated from Monash University Medicine in 1985. She completed a certificate in Family Planning in 1989 and worked in the Department of Community Medicine, Monash University, during which time she was involved with teaching medical students. Natalie joined Glen Iris Medical Group in 1992 and became a partner in 1995.

Dr Jane Healy

Dr Jane Healy

Special interests: women’s health and paediatrics

Dr Jane Healy graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2001 and obtained FRACGP in 2008. Jane worked in general practice in Tasmania prior to joined the practice in 2009. Jane became a partner of the practice in 2014.

Dr Lisa Prichard

Dr Lisa Prichard

Special interests: paediatrics, women’s health and travel medicine. Accredited for Implanon contraception device

Dr Lisa Prichard graduated from Monash University Medicine in 1986 and has completed her Certificate of Training in Family Medicine. Lisa joined the practice in 1993, and the partnership in 1998.

Dr Sharon Woolf

Dr Sharon Woolf

Special interests: women's health, menopause

Dr Sharon Woolf graduated from Monash University Medicine in 1977 and gained her fellowship of the RACGP in 1986. Sharon established Glen Iris Medical Group in 1981. She serves on the Cabrini Human Research Ethics Committee.

Dr Jenny Butterley

Dr Jenny Butterley

Special interests: women’s health, paediatrics, travel medicine and men’s health

Dr Jenny Butterley graduated from Monash University Medicine in 1985. After working in Hospitals and general practice in Melbourne, Jenny worked in the United Kingdom from 1988 to 1989. She gained her FRACGP in 1993, and has a Certificate of Family Planning. Jenny joined the practice in 1992.

Dr Meredith Day

Dr Meredith Day

Special interests: women’s health, paediatrics, and preventative health

Dr Meredith Day  graduated from Monash University in 1989.   Meredith joined GIMG in 2006. Meredith also has a keen interest in surgical assisting.

Dr Jadwiga Kapusta

Dr Jadwiga Kapusta

Special interests: women’s health, paediatrics, ENT, and general medicine. Accredited for Implanon contraceptive device

Dr Jadwiga Kapusta graduated from Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland in 1986, and gained her FRACGP 2003. Jadwiga joined the practice in 2010.

Dr Louis Cukierman

Dr Louis Cukierman

Special interests: preventative health, mental health, men’s health and all aspects of General Practice

Dr Louis Cukierman graduated from Monash University in 1977.  He has over 30 years of experience in General Practice. Louis joined the practice in 2012.

Dr Russell Bensky

Dr Russell Bensky

Special interests: skin cancer management, minor procedures, men’s health and all aspects of General Practice

Dr Russell Bensky graduated from University of Western Australia 2005 and obtained his Fellowship of RACGP in 2012. Russell worked in emergency medicine/critical care at Box Hill Hospital before branching out to community based general practice some years ago. Russell joined GIMG in 2013.

Dr Jenny Alexander

Dr Jenny Alexander

Special interests: chronic disease management, women’s health, paediatrics and skin checks. Accredited for implanon contraceptive device

Dr Jenny Alexander graduated from Monash University Medicine in 1985. Following her intern year, she worked in general practice and emergency medicine. Jenny then moved into medical and general journalism, as a writer and sub-editor. After returning to medicine in 2011, she achieved FRACGP in 2015 and has a Certificate of Family Planning. Jenny joined the practice in 2018.

Dr Min Teo

Dr Min Teo

Special interests: child/adolescent health, chronic disease management, sexual health, gay men's health and palliative care. Accredited for implanon insertion.

Dr Min Teo graduated from Auckland University in 2007 and obtained his FRACGP in 2014. He has many further qualifications including diplomas of child health and palliative care.

Dr Pearl Mak

Dr Pearl Mak

Special interests: women's health, children's health

Dr Pearl Mak graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2009. She rotated through a number of metropolitan and rural hospitals before settling into general practice and achieving her FRACGP. She has a particular interest in women’s and children’s health and holds a Diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology (DRANZCOG) and a Certificate of Children health through the University of Sydney. In her spare time, she likes to keep fit, attempt baking and spends precious time with her husband and two young twin boys. 

Our Nurses

Peta Bond

Peta Bond

Registered nurse and nurse immuniser

Peta has extensive nursing experience and further education and qualifications in wound care, immunisation, ear syringing, health assessments, and chronic disease management.  Peta works full time and oversees the nursing services offered at GIMG.

Robyn Holmes

Robyn Holmes

Registered nurse and nurse immuniser

Robyn has experience in adult and paediatric emergency nursing. Robyn works part time at the clinic and has an interest in Public & Sexual Health as well as health promotion. She can provide nursing services in wound care management, chronic diseases, health assessments, care plans, ear syringing and immunisations.

 

Fiona Shvemer

Fiona Shvemer

Registered nurse

Fiona works part time and has a special interest in Asthma, COPD and Spirometry and Diabetes lifestyle education. She is also skilled in chronic disease management and preventative health checks.

Join Our Team

Glen Iris Medical Group has experienced significant growth since commencing as a single Doctor practice 34 years ago.

Doctor owned and operated, GIMG proudly fosters a culture of continuing education and supportive peer review. With an extensive specialist network willing to provide small group learning on site, as well as major hospital outreach education,  we quickly respond to any new treatment options or knowledge gaps identified by the team.

We support the education of medical and nursing students annually.

Following our significant renovation in 2016, we are looking for new Doctors to join our team.

Please register your interest here

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Opening Hours

Mon: 8.30am – 6.30pm
Tue: 8.00am – 6.30pm
Wed & Thu: 8.30am – 7.00pm
Fri: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Sat: 8.30am –12.00pm
Sun: 8.30am – 12.00pm

After hours care is provided by DoctorDoctor
(03) 9509 7633
In an emergency, please call triple zero
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