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
Monday
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Public Holidays
Closed

Allied Health

At Brooke Street Medical Centre, we have a number of accredited Allied Health practitioners working alongside our healthcare team.

To book an appointment, please call our clinic on 03 5427 1002.

Asthma and Smoking Cessation – Michelle Neal

Michelle grew up locally and studied nursing at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Having worked on a remote Aboriginal community, she developed a passion for Emergency Nursing. She worked in Melbourne and then the USA for 10 years in Accident & Emergency.

After starting work in the treatment room here at BSMC, she studied Asthma Education and Smoking Cessation and now runs the Respiratory Clinic.

Michelle cares for all age groups regarding their lung health. She writes care plans, performs lung functions, and offers advice and counselling regarding smoking cessation and respiratory health.

To book an appointment, please call 03 5427 1002.

Clinical Psychologist – Robyn Maddern

Dr Robyn Maddern (PhD) is a Clinical Psychologist who lives in the Macedon Ranges after 25 years of Psychology practice in Sydney.

Robyn specialises in:

  • Mood Disorders (Anxiety and Depression)
  • Personality Disorders (Diagnosis and Treatment)
  • Grief, Trauma and Complex Trauma
  • Interpersonal Relationship Difficulties
  • Support for those with neurodiverse partners

To book an appointment, please call 03 5427 1002.

Psychologist - Dr Lyndel Shand

Dr Shand is a Clinical Health Psychologist with over a decade of experience. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Association and a Fellow of the College of Health Psychologists. Dr Shand has previous experience working in a private fertility clinic supporting individuals and couples undergoing assisted reproductive treatments. Currently, she works at a major metropolitan hospital supporting people to cope with various health conditions, including cancer, progressive neurological disorders, stroke, cardiac disease, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease.

Dr Shand has experience working with a range of clinical presentations, including depression, anxiety, trauma, sleep issues, and is particularly interested in working with older adults and people with cognitive impairment. Dr Shand takes a collaborative, whole-of-person approach to mental health and wellbeing and uses a range of treatment approaches, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

Lyndel enjoys gardening, yoga, baking, crochet, and chasing after two small children and her dog in her spare time.

To book an appointment, please call 03 5427 1002.

Visiting Podiatrist – Sunbury Foot Clinic

The podiatrists at Sunbury Foot Clinic treat a wide variety of conditions and pathologies, encompassing people from all walks of life. Services provided include state of the art diagnosis, expert corrective treatments, personal care, professional advice, rehabilitation treatment, custom orthotics, pain management, skin care, and ongoing support

For more information, visit the website or to book an appointment, please call 03 5427 1002.

Exercise Physiologist - Gina Mendoza

Gina Mendoza is a long-term resident of the Macedon Ranges. She has worked as a clinical Exercise Physiologist since 2007. Gina has also worked as a university lecturer in clinical exercise studies, training and supervising many master's graduate exercise physiology students.

Gina’s original training was in professional dance studies and dance teacher training at the Victorian College of the Arts. She then went on to a career in professional commercial music theatre performance for ten years. Gina’s path shifted towards science and studying exercise rehabilitation after working with an elite-level ballet student who had had post-injury back pain.

During Gina's extensive career in dance and exercise rehabilitation, she created a children's dance program concept, a boys' ballet program in country Victoria, and the first Sports-Barre training presented at the Victorian Institute of Sport at the Australian Innovations Festival in 2005.

Gina brings a mixture of the arts and science into her practice as a clinician. She is delighted to be the Clinical Exercise Physiologist at Brooke Street Medical Centre and splash her creativity into the classes at Brooke Street’s Movement Studio Hub.

Please click here for a list of class times.

For more information on the classes and to book, please call 03 5427 1002.

Osteopath - Dr Kyle Collins

Available at Brooke Street Medical Centre on Tuesdays.

Dr Kyle Collins completed his qualifications at Victoria University with a Bachelor of Science and a Masters in Health Science (Osteopathy).

Kyle is passionate and enthusiastic about helping his patients achieve their personal goals. He has a holistic approach to osteopathy, incorporating the caring nature of manual therapy, movement and rehabilitation to get you back to doing what you love. Kyle has substantial knowledge and experience with various musculoskeletal conditions and will provide you with a personalised treatment approach best suited to your individual needs.

The treatment is based on various hands-on osteopathic techniques, including trigger point release, soft tissue massage, stretching, mobilisation and manipulation. The therapy focuses on providing symptomatic relief while improving your overall range of motion and function. Kyle will explain your diagnosis and provide you with a personalised management plan.

Originally from the Macedon Ranges, Kyle has been involved with various sporting organisations, including the Riddell’s Creek Football Club and completing at a State Level for Basketball in Victoria. Kyle is enthusiastic about treating his patients and building rapport with all community members, from the mature age, athletes, office workers, weekend warriors, adolescents, and chronic pain sufferers.

To book an appointment, please call 03 5427 1002.

Physiotherapist - Dr Amanda Se Vas Gunawardena

Dr Amanda De Vas Gunawardena completed her Doctor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne. The two degrees have shaped Amanda into the physiotherapist she is today, with interest in movement kinematics while utilising a holistic approach to management.

Dr Amanda is a GLA:D certified physiotherapist who strongly believes in exercise therapy and empowerment through self-management and is particularly keen on conditions surrounding the knee and shoulder.

Dr Amanda has worked predominantly in the private sector over the past five years in private practice and private hospitals and has experience working with children with a paediatric caseload within private practice.

Amanda stays active outside of work and enjoys dancing, art and jogging. During her free time, you can usually find Amanda exploring (or painting) the beautiful nature of Melbourne and its surroundings or spending time with her family and fur baby.

Dr Amanda De Vas Gunawardena is available at Brooke Street Medical Centre on Fridays and can be booked online or please call 03 5427 1002.

In-House Radiology

Low-dose CT, Ultrasounds and X-ray at Woodend available from:

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am to 1:00pm (from 20th April)

All Medicare rebatable CT's will be Bulk Billed.

Walk-ins are welcome.

To book please phone - 03 7065 0866 or visit www.inhouseradiology.com.au

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 https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/after-hours-gp-helpline