Our Team

Meet the people who make Newbay Medical Clinic so great!

Medical Care You Can Trust

So, what sets Newbay Medical apart from nearby practices? Ultimately, we believe that our values and core beliefs have helped us to create a clinic unlike any other in our area – one that puts you first, prioritises accessibility, and provides an unmatched level of care.

Newbay Medical Clinic Team

So, what sets Newbay Medical apart from nearby practices? Ultimately, we believe that our values and core beliefs have helped us to create a clinic unlike any other in our area – one that puts you first, prioritises accessibility, and provides an unmatched level of care.

Dr. Nick Yang

GP

Nick began General Practice in 2015 having graduated from Melbourne University in 2011.

He has been a doctor in the Bayside area since his registrar days and is now a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and enjoys all aspects of family medicine.

Nick is busy with 2 energetic kids and has been growing a nice plot of snow peas, for which he will take any advice on.

He looks forward to his coffee every morning a bit too much.

Dr.Nick Yang

Nick began General Practice in 2015 having graduated from Melbourne University in 2011.

He has been a doctor in the Bayside area since his registrar days and is now a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and enjoys all aspects of family medicine.

Nick is busy with 2 energetic kids and has been growing a nice plot of snow peas, for which he will take any advice on.

He looks forward to his coffee every morning a bit too much.

Dr. Olivia Dorman

GP

Olivia graduated in Medicine from Queen’s University in Belfast in 2004.  She completed her General Practice training in Northern Ireland, being awarded MRCGP (UK) in 2008.  Olivia obtained fellowship of the RACGP in 2011 after moving to Melbourne. She has worked locally in Melbourne since 2011, enjoying a variety of roles within medicine including being an examiner for the RACGP, being a GP Registrar trainer and providing shared antenatal care to pregnant patients.

She enjoys all aspects of General Practice but her passion lies in women’s and children’s health.  She is thorough, empathetic and aims to provide exceptional care to all of her patients.

Olivia believes in offering patients autonomy and governance when it comes to their health.  She enjoys involving patients in decision-making and coming up with a joint plan when it comes to managing issues.

She has a keen interest in pre-natal screening and antenatal screening, and will provide care for mothers and fathers on their pregnancy journey, and into the post-natal phase. She is an accredited Antenatal Shared Care provider, affiliated with the RWH (Parkville and Sandringham), Mercy Hospital for Women, Western Health and Northern Health.

Olivia loves her busy life with her husband, young children and Labrador Maggie. She loves coffee, Pilates and AFL, in particular cheering on the Collingwood football team!

Olivia Dorman GP

Olivia graduated in Medicine from Queen’s University in Belfast in 2004.  She completed her General Practice training in Northern Ireland, being awarded MRCGP (UK) in 2008.  Olivia obtained fellowship of the RACGP in 2011 after moving to Melbourne. She has worked locally in Melbourne since 2011, enjoying a variety of roles within medicine including being an examiner for the RACGP, being a GP Registrar trainer and providing shared antenatal care to pregnant patients.

She enjoys all aspects of General Practice but her passion lies in women’s and children’s health.  She is thorough, empathetic and aims to provide exceptional care to all of her patients.

Olivia believes in offering patients autonomy and governance when it comes to their health.  She enjoys involving patients in decision-making and coming up with a joint plan when it comes to managing issues.

She has a keen interest in pre-natal screening and antenatal screening, and will provide care for mothers and fathers on their pregnancy journey, and into the post-natal phase. She is an accredited Antenatal Shared Care provider, affiliated with the RWH (Parkville and Sandringham), Mercy Hospital for Women, Western Health and Northern Health. 

Olivia loves her busy life with her husband, young children and dachshund Henry. She loves coffee, Pilates and AFL, in particular cheering on the Collingwood football team!

Dr. Jonathan Gillies

GP

Jon graduated from Monash University in 2012 and worked his junior doctor years at Monash Health, before completing GP fellowship in 2018. Jon also completed a Diploma in Child Health, Diploma in Women’s Health, and Master in Public Health during this time. Jon continues to work in Aboriginal health, and is involved in policy and public health as a medical officer at VACCHO (Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Heath Organisation). 

He also enjoys teaching and is a supervisor for GPs in their training years, and a tutor at the  Melbourne University Medical School. Previously Jon has also worked as the Richmond VFL doctor for 4 years, and has worked in addiction medicine, and in remote Aboriginal communities.

Jon believes in tailored health care for every individual and principles of autonomy and shared decision making.  

Outside of medical pursuits Jon is a keen road cyclist, recreational runner and sport enthusiast in general. He enjoys travelling to far off countries with his wife and exploring the Australian outback. He is the owner of a much loved and poorly behaved dog.

Jonathan Gillies Newbay Medical

Jon graduated from Monash University in 2012 and worked his junior doctor years at Monash Health, before completing GP fellowship in 2018. Jon also completed a Diploma in Child Health, Diploma in Women’s Health, and Master in Public Health during this time. Jon continues to work in Aboriginal health, and is involved in policy and public health as a medical officer at VACCHO (Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Heath Organisation). 

He also enjoys teaching and is a supervisor for GPs in their training years, and a tutor at the  Melbourne University Medical School. Previously Jon has also worked as the Richmond VFL doctor for 4 years, and has worked in addiction medicine, and in remote Aboriginal communities.

Jon believes in tailored health care for every individual and principles of autonomy and shared decision making.  

Outside of medical pursuits Jon is a keen road cyclist, recreational runner and sport enthusiast in general. He enjoys travelling to far off countries with his wife and exploring the Australian outback. He is the owner of a much loved and poorly behaved dog.

Dr. Vidhya Subramaniam

GP

(on maternity leave from February 2024)

Vidhya graduated from Monash University in 2011 and obtained her Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) fellowship in 2021. She has worked in various metropolitan and rural hospitals and clinics (in both Victoria and NSW), including several rotations in Paediatrics. She has completed a Diploma in Child Health during this time.

Vidhya enjoys all aspects of family medicine, with special interests in Paediatrics, Women’s Health (including Implanon insertion and removal) and Preventive Health.

Her personal interests include travelling, staying active, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.

Vidhya Subramaniam

Vidhya graduated from Monash University in 2011 and obtained her Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) fellowship in 2021. She has worked in various metropolitan and rural hospitals and clinics (in both Victoria and NSW), including several rotations in Paediatrics. She has completed a Diploma in Child Health during this time.

Vidhya enjoys all aspects of family medicine, with special interests in Paediatrics, Women’s Health (including Implanon insertion and removal) and Preventive Health.

Her personal interests include travelling, staying active, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.

Dr. Julie Tindall

GP

(on maternity leave until April 2024)

Julie graduated from The University of Glasgow in 2010. After completing her initial hospital years she commenced Physician training in Glasgow and successfully passed her MRCP written exams.

After deciding to make the move to Australia in 2014 with her husband, she worked in Emergency Medicine before embarking on her General Practice Career in 2017.

Julie is interested in all aspects of general practice but has a particular interest in women’s health, paediatrics and chronic disease management and strongly believes in the importance of preventative healthcare.

She places a high value on clear communication and shared decision making with her patients to ensure that they have a good understanding of their health and treatment options.

Julie is also a keen medical educator and works part-time with the RACGP as a Senior Medical Educator, training the future generation of General Practitioners. She maintains her acute medicine skills by working across several of the new Priority Care Centres in Melbourne. 

Outside of medicine, Julie’s values an active lifestyle and enjoys going to the gym several times a week. She also enjoys getting into the countryside, going on hikes and trying out the new restaurants that Melbourne has to offer on weekends. Overall, Julie is a compassionate and skilled GP who is committed to providing the highest quality of care to her patients.

dr julie tindall

Julie graduated from The University of Glasgow in 2010. After completing her initial hospital years she commenced Physician training in Glasgow and successfully passed her MRCP written exams.

 

After deciding to make the move to Australia in 2014 with her husband, she worked in Emergency Medicine before embarking on her General Practice Career in 2017.

 

Julie is interested in all aspects of general practice but has a particular interest in women’s health, paediatrics and chronic disease management and strongly believes in the importance of preventative healthcare.

 

She places a high value on clear communication and shared decision making with her patients to ensure that they have a good understanding of their health and treatment options.

 

Julie is also a keen medical educator and works part-time with the RACGP as a Senior Medical Educator, training the future generation of General Practitioners. She maintains her acute medicine skills by working across several of the new Priority Care Centres in Melbourne. 

 

Outside of medicine, Julie’s values an active lifestyle and enjoys going to the gym several times a week. She also enjoys getting into the countryside, going on hikes and trying out the new restaurants that Melbourne has to offer on weekends. Overall, Julie is a compassionate and skilled GP who is committed to providing the highest quality of care to her patients.

Dr. Cathy Soufan

GP

Dr Cathy Soufan is a general practitioner with a diverse background ranging from emergency medicine to plastic & reconstructive and general surgery. She has a passion for research extending from her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science, now focused on clinical medicine in areas ranging from brain imaging to skin and breast cancer. She has completed a Master of Surgery and a Diploma of Surgical Anatomy from Melbourne University. She has a special interest in cosmetic medicine, skin cancer and other minor surgical procedures.

Cathy has been a clinician for over ten years and has worked at a multitude of hospitals across Victoria, both metropolitan and rural, acquiring an extensive skill set in the hopes of providing high quality care for her patients.

Born and raised in the South Eastern suburbs she is thrilled to further her career here in Brighton. She loves spending time with friends and family, is an avid traveller and loves learning about other cultures.

Dr Cathy Soufan is a general practitioner with a diverse background ranging from emergency medicine to plastic & reconstructive and general surgery. She has a passion for research extending from her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science, now focused on clinical medicine in areas ranging from brain imaging to skin and breast cancer. She has completed a Master of Surgery and a Diploma of Surgical Anatomy from Melbourne University. She has a special interest in cosmetic medicine, skin cancer and other minor surgical procedures.

Cathy has been a clinician for over ten years and has worked at a multitude of hospitals across Victoria, both metropolitan and rural, acquiring an extensive skill set in the hopes of providing high quality care for her patients.

Born and raised in the South Eastern suburbs she is thrilled to further her career here in Brighton. She loves spending time with friends and family, is an avid traveller and loves learning about other cultures.

Maxine Mollaei

Practice Operations Manager

Maxine brings over 14 years of experience to the medical industry, combining a background in psychology and biomedical science. Her passion for understanding the intricacies of both the human mind and body has been the driving force behind her career, leading her to contribute significantly to the well-being of others.

Beyond her professional endeavours, Maxine is married and has a teenage son and shares her home with two lovable dogs. Her genuine joy stems from the happiness of those around her, and she finds fulfillment in creating positive environments.

Maxine has a penchant for the simple joys in life, finding happiness in good food, strong coffee, and tropical getaways. Coffee seems to be a recurring theme, highlighting her appreciation for the energising beverage.

Fun Fact: , Maxine is a true “Jack of all trades.” She embraces her creative side through various pursuits, showcasing her versatility. Whether she’s planning and decorating events, crafting intricate balloon displays, Maxine embodies the spirit of a creative enthusiast. Her ability to wear many hats is a testament to her diverse skill set and passion for exploring different facets of creativity.

Maxine Newbay Medical Clinic

Maxine brings over 14 years of experience to the medical industry, combining a background in psychology and biomedical science. Her passion for understanding the intricacies of both the human mind and body has been the driving force behind her career, leading her to contribute significantly to the well-being of others.

Beyond her professional endeavours, Maxine is married and has a teenage son and shares her home with two lovable dogs. Her genuine joy stems from the happiness of those around her, and she finds fulfillment in creating positive environments.

Maxine has a penchant for the simple joys in life, finding happiness in good food, strong coffee, and tropical getaways. Coffee seems to be a recurring theme, highlighting her appreciation for the energising beverage.

Fun Fact: , Maxine is a true “Jack of all trades.” She embraces her creative side through various pursuits, showcasing her versatility. Whether she’s planning and decorating events, crafting intricate balloon displays, Maxine embodies the spirit of a creative enthusiast. Her ability to wear many hats is a testament to her diverse skill set and passion for exploring different facets of creativity.

Lauren

Receptionist

Lauren has only recently entered the world of General Practice and she loves providing patients with great customer service with her kind and nurturing nature.

She has a 12-year-old son and has two dogs named Rango & Frankie and a budgie called Bobby.

Lauren enjoys shopping, midnight snacks and Netflix.

Fun Fact: Lauren is a professional hair stylist and has been a part of the Bayside community for many years!

Lauren Newbay Medical Clinic

Lauren has only recently entered the world of General Practice and she loves providing patients with great customer service with her kind and nurturing nature.

She has a 12-year-old son and has two dogs named Rango & Frankie and a budgie called Bobby.

Lauren enjoys shopping, midnight snacks and Netflix.

Fun Fact: Lauren is a professional hair stylist and has been a part of the Bayside community for many years!

Jade Belden

Receptionist

Jade has been in the Medical field for over 5 years. She loves providing patients a warm and comfortable experience.

She loves her dog Shadow, yoga, going on adventures, eating pizza and seeing family and friends.

Fun Fact: Jade is the proud mum of our blue tongue lizard, Blue Blue!

Jade Newbay Medical Clinic

Jade has been in the Medical field for over 5 years. She loves providing patients a warm and comfortable experience.

She loves her dog Shadow, yoga, going on adventures, eating pizza and seeing family and friends.

Fun Fact: Jade is the proud mum of our blue tongue lizard, Blue Blue!

Diana Rapoport

Senior Casual Medical Receptionist

Diana, is a true local gem, having spent her entire life in the south-eastern suburbs, specifically in the vibrant community of Brighton. Her deep roots in the area make her not just an expert in our community’s heartbeat but also a warm and familiar face to many.

With an impressive eight years of experience in the medical industry, Diana brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our practice. Her commitment to providing excellent service and a welcoming atmosphere has made her an invaluable part of our team.

Outside of her professional pursuits, Diana embraces life’s adventures with enthusiasm. She shares her passion for exploration with her partner, often embarking on travels. Camping holds a special place in her heart, providing an opportunity for her to connect with nature and find solace in the great outdoors.

When she’s not travelling, Diana cherishes moments spent with friends, creating memories that last a lifetime.

Fun Fact: Diana has a love for escape rooms. She thrives on the challenge and excitement of solving puzzles and unlocking mysteries, showcasing her quick wit and problem-solving skills.

Receptionist Diana Rapoport

Diana, is a true local gem, having spent her entire life in the south-eastern suburbs, specifically in the vibrant community of Brighton. Her deep roots in the area make her not just an expert in our community’s heartbeat but also a warm and familiar face to many.

With an impressive eight years of experience in the medical industry, Diana brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our practice. Her commitment to providing excellent service and a welcoming atmosphere has made her an invaluable part of our team.

Outside of her professional pursuits, Diana embraces life’s adventures with enthusiasm. She shares her passion for exploration with her partner, often embarking on travels. Camping holds a special place in her heart, providing an opportunity for her to connect with nature and find solace in the great outdoors.

When she’s not travelling, Diana cherishes moments spent with friends, creating memories that last a lifetime.

Fun Fact: Diana has a love for escape rooms. She thrives on the challenge and excitement of solving puzzles and unlocking mysteries, showcasing her quick wit and problem-solving skills.

Blue Blue

The Boss

Blue Blue is an Eastern Blue Tongue Lizard who was born in late 2020 and has become a part of the Newbay family.

He loves eating blueberries as a special treat and enjoys his dog food and snails!

Fun fact: Blue Blue is named after Blue from Jurassic World.

blue blue Newbay

Blue Blue is an Eastern Blue Tongue Lizard who was born in late 2020 and has become a part of the Newbay family.

He loves eating blueberries as a special treat and enjoys his dog food and snails!

Fun fact: Blue Blue is named after Blue from Jurassic World.

Why Choose Newbay?

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High Quality Staff

The Newbay team is tight-knit, professional, and all united in our goal of providing amazing service. With an emphasis on compassion, understanding, and support, our staff are here to use their years of experience in the medical industry to not only care for patients, but equip them with knowledge and understanding that will protect their ongoing health for years to come.
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Affordability

At the very heart of our clinic is one clear belief: that great medical care should be accessible for everyone. You shouldn’t be forking out ridiculous amounts of money just to get the healthcare you deserve, and that’s why we’ve created a practice that offers the best care you can get at a price that isn’t going to hurt the wallet. Save money without losing out on the level of service and support being provided.
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Efficiency

Aren’t you sick of waiting rooms? Of having an appointment, yet still having to wait around for your name to be called? Here at Newbay Medical, we strive for all our services to be efficient, effective, and consistently on time. You can trust that we’ll get you in for your appointment and process all results as soon as we can, doing our absolute best to minimise the endless waiting so many of us have had to endure just to get treated.

Our Location

Based in the Brighton area, Newbay clinic stands as a local provider of high quality services for all our surrounding suburbs. If you live in the Bayside area, you don’t need to look far to find the great care you deserve.
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Book Your Appointment Today

Newbay Medical Clinic is all about care that puts you first, without costing a fortune. Whether you’re looking to switch to a new GP because you’ve just moved to the area, or whether you’re looking to simply make a change for better care, we believe we can offer everything you’re wanting from a care provider. Contact us today to chat with a friendly team member and get your first appointment booked.