Meet our GPs at Forest Hill Family Clinic
The Doctors Available at Forest Hill Family Medical Clinic include:
Dr Shalini Wickramasinghe
MBBS, FRACGP, FRANZCGP
Dr Shalini is an experienced GP with over 14 years in General Practice in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to joining Forest Hill Family Clinic, she was the Medical Director and GP in a large medical practice operated by IPN. Dr Shalini Wickramasinghe obtained her FRNZCGP in 2007 and FRACGP in 2008. She has special interests in skin cancer diagnosis, Paediatrics,Women’s health and Preventive health care. She also performs minor surgeries, Implanon insertion and removal.
Dr Shalini graduated from University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka in 1998. She is married with two children. Outside of work she loves reading and spending time with her family.
Dr Shalini is available Monday to Friday and some Saturdays.
Dr Michael Brown
Dr Michael Brown is a Family Practitioner with over 30 years’ experience caring for patients in the Eastern Suburbs. He graduated from Melbourne University in 1982 and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1994. Michael has been a Principal Partner in a medical clinic in Blackburn between 1986 and 2018. He is passionate about providing empathic and optimal clinical care to patients of all ages. His interests include working with children and adolescents, minor medical procedures, caring for the elderly in aged-care facilities, acupuncture, and the continuing education of medical students. Michael is available Monday – Saturday
Dr Pauline Martin
Dr Pauline Martin graduated from the University of Queensland in 1979 and completed her RACGP fellowship in Victoria in 1991. Dr Martin’s professional interests include Family Medicine, Women’s Health, Menopausal Medicine, Shared Antenatal Care, and Preventive Health
Dr Martin is available Monday to Thursday and some Saturdays.
Dr Peter Tipping
MBBS (Hons) PhD
A/Prof Peter Tipping graduated from Monash University with honours in 1975 and has over 35 years experience in general practice and academic medicine. He has special interests in kidney disease, immunology and travel medicine.
He completed a PhD in renal immunology in 1985 and has published more than 130 original research articles. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Monash University and is an honorary member of the Senior Medical Staff at Monash Health.
Outside of his General Practice, Peter enjoys bushwalking and travelling.
Dr Tipping is available Tuesday, Friday and some Saturdays.