Staff Profiles

Practice doctors

Staff Profiles

Practice doctors

Dr. Sabah Al-Mulla

Dr. Claudia Bosch MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Claudia Bosch completed her medical training at Melbourne University from 1981 to 1986.
Dr Bosch commenced practicing at Whittlesea Medical Clinic in 1997.
Dr Bosch's social interests include horses, books and anything furry.
Dr Bosch enjoys all facets of general medicine

Dr. Claudia Bosch

Dr. Anne Porter MBBS
Dr Anne Porter graduated from Melbourne University and has also completed BSs(Hons) in Chemistry, PhD in microwave spectroscopy and radioastronomy at Monash University.
Dr Porter has a keen interest in all things equestrian and is an FEI show jumping judge.
Dr Porter’s medical interests include:
• Wound management
• Women's health
• General Health
• Skin Problems

Dr. Sue Bergin

Dr. William Miller

Dr. Sue Bergin MBBS
Dr Sue Bergin graduated in 1983.  She trained at Melbourne University and the Royal Women’s Hospital.  She also completed a diploma of obstetrics and gynaecology and FRACGP.
Dr Bergin is married with two adult children and has practiced a Childs Road Medical Clinic for 30 years.  She is a partner in the practice.
Dr Bergin’s social interests include reading, walking and gym.
Dr Bergin enjoys treating a wide range of medical complaints.
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Dr. David Festa

Mrs. Anne Greer

Practice Manager

Practice Nurses

Paula
Sharon

Courtney

Hayley

Dr Brian Murphy MBBS, Dip RACOG

Dr Brian Murphy graduated from University of Melbourne in 1980.  He has been a partner at Whittlesea Medical Clinic since 1991 and has worked in the local community for many years. 

Dr Murphy was a member of the Board of Management of Plenty Valley Community Health Centre and has been a past Director of Northern Vision of General Practice and coordinated public and men's health.  He has given many public lectures to the Whittlesea community on various medical issues.

Dr Murphy provides all of the medical care for Whittlesea Lodge Nursing Home and Sunlight Aged Care Facility.

Dr Murphy’s medical interests include:
• Men's health
• Respiratory medicine
• Geriatrics



 

Dr Hans Surya MBBS
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Dr Hans Surya is a Partner of Whittlesea Medical Clinic and has been with us since 2012.

 

Dr. Surya is available for consultations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

His interests include:

 

  • Paedatrics 

  • General medicine

  • Aged Care

  • Minor procedures.



Dr. Sabah Al-Mulla

Dr Claudia Bosch MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Claudia Bosch completed her medical training at Melbourne University from 1981 to 1986.


Dr Bosch commenced practicing at Whittlesea Medical Clinic in 1997.


Dr Bosch's social interests include horses, books and anything furry.


Dr Bosch enjoys all facets of general medicine

Dr Anne Porter MBBS

Dr. Claudia Bosch

Dr Anne Porter graduated from Melbourne University and has also completed BSs(Hons) in Chemistry, PhD in microwave spectroscopy and radioastronomy at Monash University.


Dr Porter has a keen interest in all things equestrian and is an FEI show jumping judge.


Dr Porter’s medical interests include:
• Wound management
• Women's health
• General Health
• Skin Problems

Dr Muneer Saka MBChB, AMC, FRACGP

 

​Dr Muneer Saka completed his medical training in 1991 at the University of Salahaddin/Iraq.

Dr Saka commenced practicing at Whittlesea Medical Clinic in February 2010 and has been a practice partner since 2012.


Dr Saka moved to Australia with his wife and two children in 2000.
Dr Saka's medical interests include:

  • Minor procedures

  • Paediatric medicine

Dr David Festa MBBS, FRACGP, Dip RACOG


​Dr David Festa was born and raised in the northern suburbs.  He completed his degree at Melbourne University in 1990.


Dr Festa worked throughout Melbourne and spent six months working in Warrnambool before settling with Whittlesea and Childs Road Medical Clinics.

Dr Festa is a practice partner.


Dr Festa completed a diploma of Obstetrics through PANCH in 1994.


Dr Festa is multilingual in Italian, Parlo and English.


Dr Festa’s medical interests include:
• Family medicine

Dr. Sue Bergin

Dr Nicola Begley MBChB - GP Registrar

Dr. William Miller

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Dr Begley commenced at Whittlesea in February 2021.

Dr Begley is originally from Scotland, graduating from the University of Aberdeen in 2011.

Dr Begley has been in Australia for 6years and has worked mainly in Emergency Medicine at various Melbourne hospitals.

Dr Begley has special interest in paediatrics and procedures.

Outside of work, Nicola likes spending time with family and friends, cooking especially new recipes and travelling.

Dr Amalini De Silva MBBS - GP Registrar
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Dr De Silva completed her medical training at the University of Adelaide and recently commenced practicing at Whittlesea Medical Clinic 2021.

Dr De Silva believes in recruiting patients with an enthusiasm for maintaining and taking ownership of their own health.

Amalini enjoys travel, experiencing different cultures and cuisines, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Dr Shradha Nikathil MBBS - GP Registrar

Dr. David Festa

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Dr Nikathil is a 2017 Monash Medical graduate who's primary areas of interest are women's health, minor procedures and postoperative work. 

Dr Nikathil is looking forward to the challenges of general practice, in particular chronic care and the long-term relationship this fosters. 

She is passionate about advocating for patient autonomy and is excited about the prospect of being a family doctor who is a part of the community. 

On a personal note, Shradha is of Indian Australian heritage, and speaks malayalam as a second language. She loves her cricket and bowls right arm fast medium. 

 

 

 

Practice Manager

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​Ms. Deanne Van der Drift BBus(Acc) MCom(PA) FIPA  FIFA MAAPM

Deanne joined the team in August 2018, relocating from Cohuna Victoria.  Deanne is a qualified accountant with extensive HR, administration and management experience.

 

In addition to her role at Whittlesea Medical Clinic, Deanne  assists in delivering public health care to the Victorian community as a Board Member at Cohuna District Hospital.

 

If you have any suggestions, queries or concerns, please email Deanne at management@whitmedgroup.com.au



 

Office Manager

​Mrs Jenny Schulz





Practice Nurses

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Margaret-Mary
Dawn
Jenny S

Jenny T

Sandra

Reception Staff