Melisa is a compassionate and approachable doctor. She believes in complete patient care and the building of therapeutic patient-doctor relationships.
Melisa graduated from Adelaide University in 2000 and gained her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2006.
She has gained vast experience in the many facets of general practice. Melisa worked at a family practice in South Yarra for eight years and within community health in St Kilda.
She now regularly practises as a FIFO doctor within Indigenous health in rural Western Australia and Far North Queensland.
A consummate general practice professional, Melisa has special interests in:
- Chronic and complex health needs
- Sexual health
- Women’s health
- Men’s health
- Pregnancy planning and shared care
- Child and youth health
When she’s not working, Melisa loves spending time with her husband and daughter, camping, cooking and playing the piano.
Melisa practises part-time at Doctors of South Melbourne, often covering her colleagues’ holiday leave.