Dr Donald McColl
MBBS, BMedSci (University of Melbourne 1980)
Don completed his post-graduate training at the Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg and has been a leading GP in his area for many years. His special interests include sports medicine, aged care and paediatrics. Don has a keen interest in local sports especially cricket.
Dr Lyndall Whitecross
MBBS (University of Melbourne) , FRACGP, Masters of Family Medicine (Clinical)
Lyndall completed all her general practice training in Melbourne, gaining the FRACGP in 1994. In 1987 she lived in China for one year, and studied acupuncture. Lyndall enjoys playing golf, walking and going to the gym. She is an accredited General Practitioner supervisor for the training of General Practitioners. She is an accredited shared care provider with the Mercy Health for Women.
Dr Fadl Elsaafin
MBBS; BMedSci; PGDipSurgAnat; FRACGP
Fadl graduated from Cairo University in December 1977, worked Overseas for 12 years and had post-graduate certificates from UK and USA. After migrating to Australia in 1990, he worked at the Austin, Box Hill and Bendigo Hospitals. He has 4 years experience in general Hospitals. He gained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and has subsequently become an examiner for the college. His main interests are in emergency medicine, psychiatry, paediatrics and family medicine.
Dr Anna McLiesh
MBBS; BMedSci; PGDipSurgAnat; FRACGP
(Dr McLiesh unavailable until 2023)
Anna grew up in Heidelberg and graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2006, before working for several years with Eastern Health in general and specialty surgery. She completed her General Practice training at the start of 2015, becoming a fellow of the RACGP. Anna loves being able to work with the community in which she grew up, and has interest in all areas of general practice, with a special interest in cosmetic injectables.
Dr Shila Abdul Rahman-Goh
Shila has been a medical practitioner in Australia for over 18 years and has been practising in the Banyule area for more than 10 years.
She is a passionate advocate of women's health in particular pregnancy care and paediatric health. She also has a strong interest in Mental Health. She loves teaching and giving back to the medical community and is affiliated with Melbourne University in teaching our younger generation of student doctors and registrars.
In addition Shila is also an examiner for The College of General Practitioners. Shila is fluent in English, Malay and Indonesian. In her free time she loves spending time with her young family. She also loves Latin dancing and cooking.
Dr Debra Houghton
MBBS, DRCOG, Dip. Ven, FRACGP
Debra has been working at Rosanna Medical Group since 2001.
She studied medicine at University of Melbourne (Austin and Repatriation Hospital Clinical School) and graduated in 1979. She has worked as a doctor in Australia, UK, Jordan and the West Bank. She has had further formal training in Women's Health including obstetrics, sexual health medicine, anaesthetics and skin cancer medicine.
Currently she works at both Rosanna Medical Group and the Royal Women's Hospital's Choices (contraceptive) Clinic.
You may see her cycling around the local area or jogging in Rosanna Parklands. She also has an interest in learning foreign languages - German, Arabic and Portuguese are the languages she is currently trying to learn.
Dr Alan Ly
MBBS , B.Physio
Alan grew up in Heidelberg and completed all of his medical training in Victoria. He worked several years at Austin Health and Northern Health, working in all fields of medicine before commencing General Practice training in Melbourne. He completed his GP training at the end of 2016, gaining fellowship with the RACGP. AQlan is interested in all aspects of General Practice, an also consults at Viewbank Family Medical Group.
Dr Ajanta Ghosh
MBBS, FRACGP, Clinical certificates in travel medicine & family planning.
Dr Ajanta Ghosh is an experienced GP practicing at both Rosanna & ViewBank Medical Groups for a number of years. She finished her training at the local hospitals of Austin and Eastern Health in a variety of specialties including medical, surgical and acute care. She is a keen advocate for women's health, paediatrics and the ageing population with chronic health conditions. Her special interests are minor skin surgeries, travel medicine, pregnancy care and family planning. She is the business partner of both practices. She is a keen educator - supervising GP trainee doctors and Melbourne University medical students on a regular basis and is an official examiner for RACGP. She enjoys spending time with her young family. As she lives locally, you might see her out & about in the local parklands.
Dr Sam Pennell
MBBS/B.Med Sci (Uni. Melb),
DCH (Uni.Sydney), FRACGP
Sam grew up in Rosanna and trained with Austin & Northern Hospital, gaining experience in paediatrics, urology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, orthopaedics, general surgery, and care for patients with spinal cord injury. Sam's professional interests include family medicine, Men's health and surgical procedures. He also works part time as a surgical assistant for plastics and general surgeons.
Outside of medicine, Sam enjoys spending time with his wife and sons, playing basketball and watching AFL.
Sandy is one of the few Nurse Practitioners to be licensed and working in the Metropolitan Region and she has developed a professional relationship with the General Practitioners at Rosanna Medical Group. Sandy wants to be able to bring both the nursing and medical worlds together giving her the ability to provide a specialised and holistic approach within Aged Care/Primary Care and Acute/Supportive Care environments.
Our Nursing Team
All our friendly nurses have extensive experience in a wide range of areas. They are qualified to perform many duties including Immunisations/ Vaccinations, Health Assessments - Over 75 years, 45-49 years, 4 year old and ATSI, Diabetic and Asthma checks, wound dressings and assisting doctors with minor procedures.
On Site Services Available
Rosanna Foot Clinic - Podiatry
Ph: 9459 8661
Ph 9457 1463
Back in Motion
Ph: 9499 6336
Dr Mary Lazaridis
Ph 9457 1463
- Screening Hearing Tests
Ph 9457 1463
Rosanna Medical Group is a long established private billing general practice which has been in existence for over 50 years. The doctors aim to provide quality medical care for all stages of life. Their mission is to provide the highest standard of patient care whilst incorporating a holistic approach towards diagnosis and management of illness. They believe that good health care encompasses physical, mental and emotional well being.
They wish to encourage patients to live a happy and healthy lifestyle. The doctors are committed to promoting health, well being and disease prevention to all their patients. They do not discriminate in the provision of excellent care and aim to treat all their patients with dignity and care. Rosanna Medical Group is an accredited practice and the doctors are Vocationally Registered having satisfied the training requirements of the Royal Australian College of General Practice and have a commitment to ongoing medical education.