Seville

Meet the team

Clinical Team

Dr. Vishal Sharma - MD MRCGP FRACGP MBA

Dr. Vishal Sharma

MD MRCGP FRACGP MBA

Vishal is the Director at Kaizen Clinics. He had the privilege of working with leading medical specialists during his medical training in the United Kingdom.

He acquired a wealth of experience working in General Practice and after hours service in South-West England and then Australia. He became a Member of Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP UK) in 2008 and completed his MBA in 2012 from Warwick University in the United Kingdom. He moved to Australia in early 2013. He is a vocationally registered GP and a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

He takes the concerns of his patients very seriously and thoroughly relishes the challenge of complex medical problems. He firmly believes in evidence-based medicine. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice especially chronic disease management and men’s health. Vishal enjoys travelling, cricket, soccer, cycling and most of all he thoroughly enjoys the superb coffee Melbourne has to offer.

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Dr Navid Afsharipour - MD, FRACGP

Dr Navid Afsharipour

MD, FRACGP

Dr Afsharipour has more than 10 years’ experience as a GP, the last 6 years being in metropolitan and rural Australia. Navid is proudly Australian and his background is Persian.

Navid is registered with a Medical Doctorate and has a General and Specialist Registration with the Australian Medical Council (AMC) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (Fellowship of RACGP). He is very passionate about general practice and believes a good relationship and communication between doctor and patient, is the key factor for the best outcome of each consultation. Navid is very enthusiastic about cosmetics (aesthetics), women’s health, paediatrics and skin diseases.

He also has a great knowledge of mental health and broad working knowledge in emergency medicine. Navid enjoys seeing a wide variety of patients and enjoys using his knowledge and experience to enable the best possible outcome for each patient. Navid can facilitate consultation for those patients who speak Farsi (Persian) using their own language.

Navid enjoys listening to music and plays Bass guitar in his spare time. He also enjoys cycling on a regular basis and getting together with family and friends on weekends.

Dr Afsharipour consults from Monday through to Friday.

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Dr Aram Sehat - MD, FRACGP

Dr Aram Sehat

MD, FRACGP

Dr Sehat has graduated from Tehran University in 2010. She is a fellow of Royal Australian College of general practitioners. She has a keen interest in dermatology.

Aram holds diploma of dermatology with the Australian institute of dermatology and is passionate about performing skin procedures. She also enjoys Children’s Health, Women’s Health and Mental Health.

She chose to pursue General Practice because she really enjoys the diversity of patients and medical problems encountered in her day to day practice as well as revelling in the challenges of diagnosing whatever problems patients walk in the door with. She feels she gets the opportunity to use all the knowledge and experience gained not only at medical school but also throughout the past career, Aram enjoys travelling, walking and cycling.

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Dr Mehdi Fazlian - MD, FRACGP

Dr Mehdi Fazlian

MD, FRACGP

Dr Mehdi Fazlian is a GP with 14 years experience, who enjoys all aspects of medicine, but has a particular interest in Needle and Laser Acupuncture, Skin Cancer, Women’s Health, Paediatrics, Chronic Disease Management and Minor Surgeries.

Dr Sima Torabian - MD, FRACGP

Dr Sima Torabian

MD, FRACGP

Dr Sima Torabian is GP with 12 years experience who enjoys all aspects of medicine, but has a particular interest in Skin Cancer, Women’s Health, Paediatrics, Chronic Disease Management and Minor Surgeries.

sima Radaei

Dr Sima Radaei

MD, FRACGP

Seville Medical Centre is delighted to welcome Dr Sima Radaei to our team. Dr Radaei has been working as a GP since 2005 and enjoys all aspects of medicine.

She is an Australian Medical Council graduate and is a fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She has worked in both metropolitan and rural settings and has had a teaching role with Health Education Australia. Dr Radaei has a special interest in Women’s Health, Paediatrics, Chronic Disease and Mental Health.

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Dr Anne Cousens

MBChB, FRACGP

Seville Medical Centre is delighted to welcome Dr Anne Cousens to our team. Dr Anne Cousens graduated from Manchester University, UK and completed her general practice training in the UK before immigrating to Australia in 2001.

She is passionate about general practice and aims to be patient centered and evidence based with her care. She has a particular interest in Mental Health in all ages, Women’s Health, Sexual Health and in Chronic and Complex Conditions. She has a personal and professional interest in specific learning disorders. Dr Anne Cousens is fellow of the RACGP. In her spare time, around trying to parent 3 teenagers, Anne enjoys walking, camping and gardening.

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Nurses

jenny

Jenny

Practice Nurse

Jenny is the Practice Nurse at Seville Medical Centre. Jenny has extensive nursing experience in surgical, medical and emergency departments in major hospitals and has been working as a Practice Nurse for the past 3 years.

Jenny is passionate about health and wellbeing and has a special interest in holistic health.

Jenny is a mother of 2 and enjoys spending time with her family, camping and practising meditation and yoga.

She is excited to be part of the team at Seville Medical and the broader Yarra Valley community; inspired by the beauty and diversity of the land and people, Jenny is dedicated to ensuring that the best possible medical care and attention is delivered to all of our patients.

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renae

Renae

Practice Nurse

Renae has been a Practice Nurse for 6 years and also works as a District Nurse. She enjoys all aspects of nursing especially wound care and paediatric nursing.

She has a lot of experience administering immunisations and loves working with children.
She has 3 children and enjoys going camping and spending time with her family on weekends.

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lisa

Lisa

Practice Nurse

Lisa is our newest team member and brings 37 years of nursing experience with her. She has a compassionate heart and loves people. A mother of two, she has recently become a grandmother.

She loves camping, playing golf and hiking with her rescue greyhound.

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Allied Services

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Julia Costello

Clinical Psychologist

Bachelor of Social Science with Distinction, Honour (first class) and Master in Psychology (clinical).

Since 2006 Julia has worked within the Government and General Practice setting as a psychologist providing diagnostic assessments and biopsychosocial assessments. Julia also provides assessments of mental health and cognitive function in remote Australia (Arnhem Land, Torres Strait Islands, and Kimberley’s).

Julia has experience and special interest in Diagnostic assessments for mental health. Counselling for Adults, Teenagers and Indigenous mental health

Julia’s therapeutic approaches include:

EMDR Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ( CBT) for Mood Disorders and Anxiety Disorders , Stress and Grief, Adjustment Disorder, Low self-esteem, CBT for Trauma, Mentalization Therapy for personality disorders and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.

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susan

Susan Jenkin

Psychologist

Kaizen Clinics Centre is delighted to announce that Susan Jenkin, Psychologist has joined our team.

Susan has been a registered psychologist for over 15 years and has worked in a variety of settings including Rehabilitation Facilities, Schools, Community Health Centres, Aboriginal Communities, Detention Centre, Wilderness & Farm Settings as well as GP Clinics.

Clinical Specialities: Depression/PTSD, Anxiety (Phobias/Panic), Addictions/Substance Abuse, Stress Management, Grief & Loss, Relationship Issues.

Therapeutic Orientations: Interpersonal Therapy, ACT (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy), Process Orientation Psychology, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy.

Susan is dedicated to providing a safe engaging and collaborative therapeutic experience to allow for positive change.

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lahni

Lahni Mckenzie

B. Health Science/Mstr. of Pod. Practice Podiatrist

Please welcome our new Podiatrist Lahni! Lahni is born and raised a Seville local, so knows the area and the needs of locals better than anyone.

Lahni graduated from La Trobe University with a bachelor of Health Science & Master of Podiatric Practice Lahni enjoys all aspects of Podiatry, with a particular interest in helping patients with diabetes and lower limb sporting injuries. She has a passion for helping others achieve their goals.

She also had the pleasure of practicing at National University Hospital in Singapore, seeing patients of all ages with general and high risk foot conditions. She has extensive knowledge of current footwear for sport and causal use after working at Active Feet (a speciality running shoe store). She enjoys traveling and playing netball in her spare time.

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rachel

Rachel

B.Foot Sci & Nutrition (honors), Master of Dietics

Rachel is an accredited dietitian who will now be part of the team at Seville Medical Centre.

Rachel graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences (Honours) and Master of Dietetics

Rachel has a passion for helping people of all ages to achieve their nutritional goals, maintaining a balanced lifestyle and optimise health via individualised, realistic and practical nutritional advice.

She was recently part of the Premiership winning Chirnside Park Women’s team.

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Admin

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Lara

Receptionist

We are delighted to welcome Lara as part of our team at Seville Medical Centre. Lara lives in the Yarra Valley with her husband. She enjoys the outdoors, hiking, gardening and reading in her spare time.

Doris

Doris

Receptionist

We are excited to welcome Doris as part of the team at Seville Medical Centre. Doris has worked as a medical receptionist for a number of years in the Yarra Valley. When Doris is not working, she enjoys spending time with family, playing tennis and rock n roll dancing.

maggie

Maggie

Receptionist

We are delighted to have Maggie as part of our great team at Seville Medical Centre. Maggie will ensure you receive a warm welcome and is happy to assist you wherever possible. When Maggie is not working, she enjoys playing netball, yoga and spending time with her family and friends.