Meet the doctors at Merri-bek Family Doctors. We are so proud of our lovely team of warm, skilled professionals, serving our community since 2014.

Dr Petrina Barson graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1988. She enjoys her work as a general practitioner as it gives her the potential to know her patients over time and accompany them through the various phases of their lives … more

Dr Arete Kouteris graduated from the University of Melbourne with a medical degree in 1991. She has been in practice for 20 years. Dr Kouteris holds a degree in naturopathy and a post-graduate diploma in medical acupunture … more

Dr Andy Hume graduated from Flinders University on Kaurna country in 2008. He has previously lived on Larrakia land in the Northern Territory and worked on Wurundjeri land in Victoria. Andy is a compassionate, thorough doctor who believes that … more

Dr Ann Watt is a graduate of Aberdeen University in Scotland, she currently performs medical laser acupuncture in the practice. She has worked in hospitals and general practices in Scotland, New Zealand, Brisbane, Sydney, Tasmania and Victoria … more

Dr Jessica Dyson grew up in Shepparton. She completed a Bachelor of Behavioural Neuroscience at Monash University. She then completed a medical degree at Australian National University, Canberra in 2010 … more

Dr Daniel Strahan graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2005. Daniel completed his medical training in Western Australia … more

Dr Angela Hawkins (BBiomedSci, MBBS, FRACGP) graduated from Medicine at Deakin in 2011 after completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at Monash University. She loves travel health (when travel was possible) and women’s health, especially contraception and pregnancy planning … more

Dr Edwina Tay (MBBS, BMedSc, FRACGP) graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2008. She enjoys her role as a General Practitioner because it allows her to care for people of all ages and backgrounds … MORE

Dr Yamuuna Punniya Moorthy studied medicine at the University of Adelaide … She enjoys all aspects of general practice and has a special interest in skin cancers, skin conditions, women and children’s health … MORE

Dr Alison Pung (MBBS DCH FRACGP) is a compassionate doctor who is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to people from all backgrounds … MORE

Dr Annabel Markey (BMed, MD, FRACGP) … enjoys all aspects of general practice with experience in women’s and children’s health, mental health and coordination of complex medical care … MORE

Dr Kalashini Annakkage (BBNSc, MBBS, FRACGP) is passionate about medicine and loves being a GP. She is committed to providing accessible, person-focused, high quality healthcare to all members of our community. She has a special interest in Mental Health and chronic disease management … MORE

Dr Julian Cassar graduated from Monash University in 2016. He then worked at Austin and Northern hospitals before completing his Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practice in 2022 … MORE