Providing exceptional healthcare and support in the Macedon Ranges since 1989.

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(03) 5427 1002
(03) 5427 2623
14 Brooke St Woodend VIC 3442
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Public Holidays

Dr Shivani Thakur

Dr Shivani Thakur completed a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), graduating in 2011. She then worked in India in various medical placements, predominately in women's health, emergency, and intensive care.

Dr Thakur relocated to Australia in 2017 and has worked across various specialities, including emergency medicine, intensive care, general medicine, paediatrics, and psychiatry in both rural and metropolitan hospitals, including Launceston General Hospital in Tasmania, and Ballarat Base Hospital, Western Health - Sunshine and Footscray Hospitals, and Austin Health Emergency in Victoria.

Dr Thakur moved into general practice in 2020 and gained experience working with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM). She has extensive experience in urgent care, child health, women's health, minor procedures, and preventive medicine. Shivani is also interested in chronic disease management, including Diabetes Mellitus, Asthma, COPD, and Hypertension.

Dr Thakur enjoys the diversity and challenges in general practice and is passionate about providing quality and comprehensive care for her patients and helping families manage their health and well-being.

In her spare time, Shivani enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, reading, and dancing.

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - China Medical University
  • Graduate Diploma in Child Health - The Sydney Child Health Program (SCHP)
Special Interests
  • Women's health, including menopause
  • Men's health
  • Children's health
  • Family care
  • Fertility and family planning
  • Contraception and birth control, including Implanon
  • Antenatal care and post-natal care of mother and baby
  • Anxiety
  • Bahavioural disorders
  • Depression
  • Preventative medicine and health checks
  • Chronic disease management
  • Diabetes care
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Metabolic diseases
  • Pain management
  • Minor surgery, including skin lesion excision (excluding face and neck)
  • Travel health and vaccinations
  • Emergency medicine
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

After Hours

In a medical emergency, please call 000 and ask for an ambulance.

If you require medical assistance outside of our opening hours, Sunshine Hospital is located at 176 Furlong Road, St Albans. Phone number (03) 8345 1333.

For out of hours medical advice, please call the After Hours GP Helpline on 1800 022 222 or visit