Southern Cross Medical Centre Health Professionals

Our doctors are assisted by a team of friendly, experienced reception and nursing staff. Also on site are a podiatrist, a psychologist, a social worker, and a dietician.

Medical Staff

Our doctors are assisted by a team of friendly, experienced reception and nursing staff.

Also on site are a podiatrist, a psychologist, a social worker, and a dietician. You can book an appointment with a doctor by clicking their picture.

Medical Professionals

Dr. Ron Roth M.B.B.S. (Monash)

Dr. Ron Roth M.B.B.S. (Monash)

Dr. Roth has been in General Practice at Hampton Park for more than 25 years. Experienced in all aspects of family care and very involved in the training of younger doctors.

Dr Roth has supervised doctors undertaking advanced studies for many years and was awarded the Victorian General Practice supervisor of the Year Award in 2007.

Dr. Gayle Troedson M.B.B.S. (QLD 1983)

Dr. Gayle Troedson M.B.B.S. (QLD 1983)

Dr. Troedson has been in General Practice at Southern Cross Medical Centre since 1987.
Dr Bryan Winthrope M.B.B.S MSc.

Dr Bryan Winthrope M.B.B.S MSc.

Dr Winthrope is interested in all areas of family medicine with particular interest in, skin conditions, Mental Health, Chronic disease and Travel Medicine. Dr. Winthrope has an M.B.B.S and a Msc. from Melbourne University. He has been in General Practice for twenty five years (1990), nineteen of those at Southern Cross Medical Centre. He is a member of the SEPHA.
Dr. Paul Sandhu M.B.B.S. FRACGP

Dr. Paul Sandhu M.B.B.S. FRACGP

Dr. Sandhu has been in General Practice in Hampton Park since 1997. He completed a Medical Certificate with the Australian College of Skin Cancer in February 2010.

Dr Sandhu is interested in paediatrics, skin issues, womens contraceptive issues, workcover/TAC, and acute-musculo-skeletal injuries. He is also involved in the training of doctors and has been a Medical Educator for VMA since 2011.

Dr. Timothy Voon M.B.B.S. (Monash) FRACGP

Dr. Timothy Voon M.B.B.S. (Monash) FRACGP

Mental health,asthma management,workcover,childrens health, and mens health. Dr. Voon has been in General Practice for ten years.
Dr. Christine Won M.B.B.S. Hons (Monash) FRACGP

Dr. Christine Won M.B.B.S. Hons (Monash) FRACGP

Women and childrens health,and mental health. Dr. Won has been in General Practice at Southern Cross Medical Centre for eight years.
Dr. John Forsyth M.B.B.S.(Melbourne) FRACGP

Dr. John Forsyth M.B.B.S.(Melbourne) FRACGP

Dr. Forsyth has a special interest in Aged Care. Dr.Forsyth has been at Southern Cross Medical Centre for 13 years..
Dr. Celeste Nguyen M.B.B.S. (Monash) FRACGP

Dr. Celeste Nguyen M.B.B.S. (Monash) FRACGP

Womens health, adolescent health, palliative care, and general family practice. Dr. Nguyen has been in General Practice for four years, and over two years at Southern Cross Medical Centre.
Dr Cheryl Lee M.B., B.S.

Dr Cheryl Lee M.B., B.S.

Dr Lee first joined the team at Southern Cross Medical Centre in 2011. She is presently on maternity leave but will be starting back with us on the 9th January. Initially she will be working Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Dr  Chaw "Su" Htwe M.B. B.S. DRANZCOG

Dr Chaw "Su" Htwe M.B. B.S. DRANZCOG

Dr Htwe is currently on maternity leave but plans to return in mid 2015. Dr Htwe joined Southern Cross Medical Group in early February 2010 working at Fountain Gate Medical Centre. She is fluent in Burmese and has a special interest in womens health. "Su" moved to Southern Cross Medical Centre in August 2010.
Dr. Reyhan Panah M.B., B.S. FRACGP

Dr. Reyhan Panah M.B., B.S. FRACGP

Dr. Reyhan joined Southern Cross Medical Centre in February 2015. In 2014 she worked for six months at our sister clinic, Fountain Gate Medical Centre. Dr. Reyhan has trained in Iran and Australia. Dr Reyhan will be working Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Dr Reyhan is interested in all aspects of general practice and is fluent in Farsi
Dr. Lena Schlesinger M.B., B.S.

Dr. Lena Schlesinger M.B., B.S.

Dr Schlesinger joined Southern Cross in August 2018.

Dr. Fei Fan Liu M.B., B.S.,

Dr. Fei Fan Liu M.B., B.S.,

Dr Fei Fan Liu joined Southern Cross as a part time Registrar for 2018, consulting Wednesdays and Fridays. Dr Liu has previously worked at Eastern and Monash Health in a variety of specialty rotations and she enjoys all aspects of general practice. She can speak basic Mandarin.

Allied Healthcare Professionals

Ms. Barbara Mitchell APD AN

Ms. Barbara Mitchell APD AN

Barbara Mitchell is at Southern Cross Medical Centre every second Wednesday. Appointments can be made by calling reception on 9799 2233.Barbara is an Accredited Practising Dietician and Accredited Nutritionist. She has over 33 years of experience specialising in Diabetes Education, Womens’ Health, Weight Management, Gastrointestinal Nutrition and PCOS. She also has extensive experience in all facets of nutrition education and clinical diet therapy. Barbara is DVA and Medicare registered and registered with all major health funds. Referrals are not necessary for general nutritional concerns.
Mr. Andrew Plewa Dip. Applied Psych; Dip. Ed

Mr. Andrew Plewa Dip. Applied Psych; Dip. Ed

Andrew consults at Southern Cross Medical Centre as needed. To book an appointment please call him directly on 0420 636 313. Andrew has many years of counselling experience, is accredited with the Australian Psychological Society and is a member of the College of Counselling and Organisational Psychologists. Services offered help patients deal with depression, anxiety, panic, stress, communication, relationship issues, trauma, life direction and coaching, parenting issues, grief and loss, anger management, workplace and medication issues. Andrew also has particular expertise in men’s issues, PTSD and the interplay between physical and psychological issues.
Dr. Tom Carr

Dr. Tom Carr

Tom Carr graduated from LaTrobe University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Podiatry. His employment background is varied, having practiced across a variety of settings including St Vincent’s Hospital and Monashlink Community Health in Melbourne, Rural North West Health in Warracknabeal, East Grampians Community Health in Ararat and Rural Remote Health Service in the Northern Territory. A great deal of his experience has been geared toward the management of Chronic Disease, in particular Diabetes and the subsequent complications. .