Dr Aaron Zhang

Dr Aaron Zhang was born in China and moved to New Zealand when he was 11 years old. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Otago in New Zealand, and moved to Melbourne. He spent the next few years figuring out his career by working in various hospitals around Victoria, before realising that … Read more

Dr Yashar Zadeh

Dr Yashar Zadeh is a skilled and compassionate general practitioner who delivers personalised healthcare at Blackburn Clinic. With a focus on building solid relationships, Dr Zadeh provides tailored treatment plans for preventive care, chronic conditions, and acute illnesses. Offering thorough check-ups and staying up-to-date with medical advancements, Dr Zadeh ensures the highest standard of evidence-based … Read more

Dr Adrian Tang

Dr Adrian Tang graduated at Monash University in 1995 and has been practising medicine in a wide variety of disciplines since. His initial interest was in surgery and he was a Director of Emergency at Werribee Hospital for several years before pursuing his passion in general practice. Adrian first joined Blackburn Clinic in 2002 and … Read more

Dr Jasdeep Sandhu

Jasdeep migrated to Australia in 2005. She studied at Latrobe University before returning to clinical practice. From 2010-2016 she worked as a GP in Gisborne and Mooroolbark, and is delighted to now be working closer to home. Jasdeep joined the Blackburn Clinic team in March 2016. Her interests include women’s health, paediatrics, mental health, preventative … Read more

Dr Claire St John

Claire graduated from Monash University and has worked at Blackburn Clinic since 1999. Her qualifications include a Diploma of Obstetrics and she is accredited to do Shared Antenatal Care. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and all aspects of general practice. Her special interests include pregnancy care, women’s health and paediatrics. She is married … Read more

Dr Janice Kreltszheim

Janice had a rich and diverse childhood, growing up on tea plantations in Sri Lanka and Indonesia before migrating to Australia at age eleven. Janice graduated with honours from Monash University and worked in the UK before joining Blackburn Clinic in 1999. Janice’s medical interests include antenatal care, family planning, menopause management, paediatrics and geriatric … Read more

Dr Christopher Ineson

Dr. Chris Ineson is an experienced GP dedicated to delivering high quality care. With a surgical background in the UK, he specialised in General Practice and relocated to Australia in 2005, seeking new challenges and opportunities. Joining Blackburn Clinic in October 2021, he has a special interest in skin cancer checks and treatments, general health … Read more

Dr Melanie Hattotuwa

Dr Melanie Hattotuwa joined the Blackburn Clinic in 2006 and now juggles caring for her young family while working at the practice. Melanie is a Principal of the practice who has a special interest in women’s health and paediatrics, although she enjoys all aspects of medicine. Book Online

Dr Scott Gardiner

Interests: AviationScott studied medicine at Monash University, then General Practice, Obstetrics and Anaesthetics to work as a country doctor. He joined Blackburn Clinic in 1994 and never left! Scott is a Principal of the practice. He enjoys variety – from newborns to the ageing – kids, adults and the wide array of problems assisted. He … Read more

Dr Emma Fehmel

Dr Emma Fehmel first joined Blackburn Clinic as a Registrar in 2023 and we welcomed her return in February 2024. Emma graduated from Monash University in 2019, and worked at Eastern Health before joining Blackburn Clinic. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice, and has a special interest in preventative medicine, adolescent health, and women’s … Read more