Fountain Gate Medical Centre Medical Staff

The principals of the practice are : Dr. Jacob Dessauer, Dr. Michael Long, and the other doctors are :

Dr. Ann Royston, Dr. Karen Head, Dr. Marion Tissera, Dr. Varun Kommidi and Dr Rifath Syeda.

The doctors are supported by a team of friendly, experienced professional admin and nursing staff.

You can book an appointment with a doctor by clicking their picture.

Medical Professionals

Dr. Michael Long M.B.B.S. (Melbourne) 1984

Dr. Michael Long M.B.B.S. (Melbourne) 1984

Travel Medicine, Womens’ Health, Mental Health. Dr. Long has been with Southern Cross Medical Group in General Practice since 1990. He is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine and is a training supervisor for the training of GPs.
Dr. Jacob  Dessauer  M.B.,B.S.

Dr. Jacob Dessauer M.B.,B.S.

Child & Adolescent Health, Doctors Health and Medical Education. VMA supervisor since 1996. Graduated Melbourne 1982, Joined FGMC in 1987. Member of Committee of Management of Dandenong Casey Division of General Practice Association since 2000
Dr. Ann Royston M.B.B.S. (Melbourne)

Dr. Ann Royston M.B.B.S. (Melbourne)

Dr. Royston has been in General Practice for 25 years, with the last fifteen at Fountain Gate Medical Centre.

Dr Royston has a particular interest in Womens Health.

Dr. Karen Head M.B.B.S (Hons, Monash 2007), FRACGP

Dr. Karen Head M.B.B.S (Hons, Monash 2007), FRACGP

Dr. Head enjoys all aspects of General Practice, particularly womens health and mental health. She obtained her fellowship in General Practice in 2007 and has been working at Fountain Gate Medical Centre since 2006.
Dr. Rifath Syeda M.B., B.S.

Dr. Rifath Syeda M.B., B.S.

Dr Syeda started with Fountain Gate Medical Centre in February 2018 and returned to the clinic in February 2019.
Dr. Varun Kommidi M.D., B.BiomedSci

Dr. Varun Kommidi M.D., B.BiomedSci

Dr Varun Kommidi joined Fountain Gate in May 2020, consulting Monday and Thursdays. Dr Kommidi sees all patients but has a special interest in Occupational Medicine, Men’s Health, Diabetes, and other chronic medical conditions.
Dr. Marion Tissera MBBS, BMedSci

Dr. Marion Tissera MBBS, BMedSci

Dr Tissera started with Fountain Gate Medical Centre in February 2020. Her interests are pediatrics, emergency medicine, women’s health, mental health, adolescent health and preventative medicine.