Doctors Profiles

Dr John Azzopardi M.B.BS.(Hons), DipAnaes(UK). DRANZCOG(Adv), FRACGP, FACRRM, Colonoscopist and Gastroscopist(Conjoint Committee for the recognition of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy). SkinCancer Surgeon (Certificate Basic and Advanced)

Special interests include Colonoscopy, Skin cancer, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics, Caesarean, Geriatric, General Paediatric and Emergency Medicine. He graduated from Monash University in 1986, and has worked in Echuca since 1993. He was born in Melbourne and graduated from Monash University in 1986. His exposure to rural medicine early after graduation inspired him to obtain further qualifications and training both here and overseas to cater for the needs of a country practice. He offers a very broad range of procedural skills to the community. Married with 4 children he enjoys time away with his family and partakes in the occasional hit of golf and tennis. For bookings please ensure a long consultation is booked for skin checks

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Dr Stewart Gough M.B.BS, MBA , FRACGP, FACCRM, DRANZCOG,

Specialist interests are Obstetrics – Caesareans, Fertility control – Vasectomies, IUD’S, Laparoscopy surgery – tubal ligations, Hand surgery – carpal tunnell, Dupuytren contractions, Skin cancer surgery, Infant circumcisions, Hernia’s – Umbilical, Inguinal.
He graduated from Melbourne in 1984 and has previous experience in Colorado, Tasmania & Melbourne.

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Dr Gregory Hay M.B.BS, DipObsRACOG, FRACGP, FACRRM

His specialist interests are
aboriginal Health, anaesthetics. He graduated from Monash in 1980 and has worked in Warrnambool, GP in Timboon until 1987. He worked at Mercy hospital in Obstetrics & Gyno also Hobart Hospital in anaesthetics and has been in Echuca since 1987. He is married with 5 children and 6 grandchildren

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Dr James Teh MB.BS,DRCOG,DA(UK), FACRRM

His specialist interests are General medicine, anaesthetics, obstetrics and women's Health, children's health, infant circumcisions, diabetes and asthma management. He graduated from Melbourne University in 1982 and has worked here since 2002.

Dr Teh was born and school educated in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. He had the opportunity to study medicine at the University of Melbourne, where he graduated from in 1982. Early in his medical career, he has had an interest in rural health which led him to further his education and experience in the UK where he obtained his post graduate diplomas. He has had broad experience in rural general practice since 1987. He is married with 3 grown children. Now both he and his wife have an interest in overseas aid medical work as well as helping short term in remote areas of Australia. He enjoys keeping fit in the gym and swimming pool, as well as taking an active role in his church where he serves as an elder. Appointment availability times are from Mon – Frid 9am to 5pm.

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Dr John Quayle MB.BS, DCH, DRACOG, FACRRM

His specialist interests are
Paediatrics, Geriatrics, Anaesthetics, Palliative care & horse racing. Came to Echuca in August 1985 and has never left. Previously in paediatrics and neonatal training Australia and Oxford UK. Now covers most fields of paediatrics and adult medicine. Graduated in 1979, registrar at Newcastle & Registrar senior position Oxford UK.

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Dr Rifat Rifat MD. FACRRM, FAAFP

His specialist interests are having trained in family medicine (GP) in the USA, and having worked there for more than 27 years in both the office and hospital settings, Dr Rifat is very experienced in treating the breadth of problems presenting in general practice in all ages and in both sexes. He has special interests in management of diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension and psychiatric disorders. He was also trained and experienced with caring for skin cancers and minor office procedures. Having attained his fellowship recently from Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, and having applied for his residency in Australia, he plans on being here for a long time. He and his wife Pat enjoy exploring their new country. He graduated in June 1980 and has worked here since July 2010, he spent 27 years in California, USA. He is available from Monday through to Friday by appointment.

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Dr Yong Yu (David) Ong, MBBS (Lon), DA (UK), FRACGP

His specialist interests are Anaesthetics, Diabetes and his hobbies are generally keeping fit by running and enjoys snow skiing and bird watching. He graduated in 1982 and has worked here since 2000. He previously qualified in the UK in 1982, and worked there till moving down under. He is available for appointment Mon,Tues,Wed, Frid 9am – 5.30pm & Thurs 9am – 12.30pm by appointment only.

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DR Adrian Waldron M.B,B.S. FRACGP, DRANZCOG.

Adrian is a Melbourne University graduate who was married here in Echuca, soon after training his credentials in General Practice. This followed some years working at the Geelong Hospital and the North Tyneside General Hospital in the north of England. Adrian worked in family medicine for nine years in Warrnambool and then spent time back in England focusing on preventative and aviation medicine in central London. After checking out every pub and landmark possible in an exhausting three year period and after the birth of his third son, Adrian has returned with his family to be part of the Rich River Team. His three school age sons are now proud Echuca-Moamians and his wife Suzanne is one of our practice nurses focusing on preventive health screening.

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DR Campbell Hunt. M.B,B.S., FACRRM, DA, DRCOG, ACCRAM.

I have worked in Echuca for over 30 years, and brought up my 4 children here, after training in England for nearly 4 years. Prior to that I graduated in Melbourne, but developed a love of working in the country, during a rotation to the western district. My medical interests include Obstetrics, Anaesthetics and Aviation medicine. I graduated from Monash and have worked here since 1981. I am available for appointments Monday to Wednesday as I work in Melbourne Thursday & Friday.

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DR Helen Rhode. M.B,B.S. FRACGP,DRANZCOG

I grew up in Melbourne and graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1984.  I undertook general hospital training as well as one year working in England.  I have worked in Echuca since 1992 and enjoy the variety which rural general practice offers.  I am fortunate to have flexibility in my hours of work which allows me time for family commitments.

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DR Olusegun (Aji) Ajiboye. M.B,B.S.

I graduated from university of Benin City in Nigeria in 2002.  I relocated to South Africa in 2005 and there I studied for Master of Science in Emergency Medicine and also got a certificate of Compentence in Travel Medicine from the Uinversity of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. My wife Princess and I have three boys.  I have a great passion for Emergency and Rural Medicine.


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DR Shihab Rahman


 
   

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