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Meet Our Doctors

Sam Arber

Dr Sam Arber

MB BS

Sam started at the practice in 1973.  He has been an important part of the local community over that time.

His outside interests include bridge, golf, folk dancing, horse racing and lawn bowls.

Special Interests
  • Family Medicine
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
Roster
  • Home and Aged Care Facility visiting
  • Ad-hoc clinic sessions
Sanja Arcon

Dr Sanja Arcon

MD, FRACGP

Dr Sanja Arcon graduated from the University of Sarajevo in 1991, before obtaining her Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.  Sanja has acquired a broad range of clinical expertise through practicing in Australia for nearly two decades.

After working at the Royal Hobart Hospital, Sanja spent thirteen years in General Practice in southern NSW. She worked with the School of Medicine, University of Wollongong as a Senior Clinical Lecturer and actively trains medical students.

She is fluent in Slavic languages and conversational in German. Sanja regularly attends conferences with interests in natural, whole food, low carbohydrate and sports nutrition. She holds a Certificate in Primary Care Positive Parenting Program, a world renowned program that helps make raising children easier.Sanja also holds a Certificate in Primary Skin Cancer Therapeutics.

Outside medicine Sanja enjoys tennis, skiing, travelling and supporting her athlete son to achieve his dreams.

Special Interests
Roster

Mentone

  • Monday 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Tuesday 1:30pm to 7:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Friday 1:00pm to 5;00pm
  • Saturday – shared roster
Sandi Briglia

Dr Alessandra Briglia

MB BS, FRACGP

Alessandra (Sandi) graduated from Monash University in 2006 and has worked at Southern Health hospitals in a variety of areas including women’s and children’s health fields.Her areas of interest include family medicine, women’s health, family planning and sexual health (men’s and women’s) as well as minor procedures.

Sandi has two spoilt dogs and enjoys·walking with them, cooking·for friends, and catching live music or theatre whenever she gets a chance.

Special Interests
  • Family Medicine
  • Women’s health
  • Family planning/contraceptive advice
  • Men’s and women’s sexual health
  • Minor procedures
  • LGBTI Friendly
Roster

Hampton

  • Monday 9:30am  to 4:00pm
  • Thursday 10:00am to 3:30pm
  • Weekends – Rotating Roster

Mentone

  • Wednesday 8:00am to 12:30pm
Sue English

Dr Sue English

MB BS, DipRACOG, FRACGP

Dr Sue English is available for a variety of sessions in Hampton and Mentone. Sue also works at the Family Medical Obstetric Clinic at Sandringham Hospital . She is involved with Breast Cancer share care management with Monash Medical Centre.

Sue is the founder of Bayside Friends of Salesian Missions in East Timor – supporting young people in East Timor through education and health. Sue travels to East Timor annually to work in a remote village clinic and funds specific projects within the Salesian Missions related to nutrition and health.

Sue is the President and Ambassador for Days for Girls Bayside Melbourne and on the Victorian State Council for International Women’s Forum Australia.   She is also a Board Member for Children First Foundation

Sue is married with two sons. Her interests include horseriding, learning Tetun, travel and cooking.

Special Interests
Roster

Hampton

  • Tuesday 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Thursday 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster

Mentone

  • Wednesday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Tim DIllon

Dr Tim Dillon

MB BS, FRACGP, Dip DHM

Tim graduated in 1980 from Melbourne University. He spent fifteen years in the Royal Australian Navy, working in General Practices around the country. He became a Fellow of the College in 1992.

Tim has particular interests in Men’s Health, Aged Care and Family Medicine.

He has four children, who keep him and his wife out of mischief. He enjoys regular cycling with his local Bicycle Touring Club and chases the elusive white ball around the golf course.

Special Interests
  • Family Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Aged Care
  • Men’s Health
  • Travel Medicine
  • Dive and CAMS Medicals (Diploma in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine)
Roster

Hampton

  • Mondays 8:00am  to 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am to 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am to  5:00pm
  • Thursday: Not available
  • Friday 10:00 am to  5:30pm
  • Weekends – Rotating Roster
Doron Gaddie

Dr Doron Gaddie

MB BS, FRACGP

Dr Doron Gaddie has a special interest in Men’s Health.  Doron is also is skilled in minor surgical procedures and vasectomy.

Doron’s personal interests include cycling and fishing.

Special Interests
  • Men’s Health
  • Children and teenagers
  • Skin Cancer Medicine
  • Vasectomy and surgical procedures
  • Admitting rights to Linacre Hospital
Roster

Hampton

  • Monday 8:30am to  5:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am to  5:00pm
  • Thursday 1:00pm to  8:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster

Mentone

  • Wednesday 8:30am to  8:00pm
Jocelyn Hammer

Dr Jocelyn Hammer

MBBS, FRACGP, BSc (Hons), DCH

Dr Jocelyn Hammer trained through The University of Melbourne and enjoys all areas of general practice. Jocelyn has undertaken further studies in paediatrics and has successfully obtained a Diploma of Child Health.

When not at work she enjoys SCUBA diving, bike riding and good books on rainy days.

Special Interests
Roster

Hampton

  • Tuesday 9:00am to 12:30pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am to 4:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster

Mentone

  • Saturday mornings-shared roster
Sally Hyden

Dr Sally Hyden

MB BS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP

Sally commenced work in General Practice in 1995 & soon after completed her diploma in obstetrics and the GP training program.

Dr Hyden worked in East Bentleigh for 14 years, practising the full range of family medicine including delivering babies. Sally began at Bayside Medical Group in 2013 and continues to have a keen interest in antenatal care, women’s health and paediatrics.

She lives in Bayside with her husband and two children and is actively involved with the local community, her family and friends.

Special Interests
  • Paediatrics
  • Women’s Health – contraception, sexual health
  • Shared Care Obstetrics at Sandringham Hospital, Southern Health (Monash Medical Centre) and The Womens’ Hospital.
  • Preventive Medical Care
  • Holistic Family Care
Roster

Hampton

  • Tuesday 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster
Adele Knights

Dr Adele Knights

BBioSc, MD, DRANZCOG, FRACGP

Adele has a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Melbourne in addition to a Bachelor of Biomedical Science. Prior to specialising in General Practice, she worked in regional Victoria where she gained experience across a number of medical specialties, including completion of a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Adele enjoys all aspects of general practice and helping patients across the lifespan, from paediatrics to chronic disease. She has a special interest in Women’s Health and is able to provide Shared Antenatal Care at Sandringham Hospital, Monash Clayton and Peninsula Health. She is also qualified to insert and remove Implanon devices.

In her spare time Adele likes keeping active, exploring design markets and having a meal with family and friends.

Special Interests
  • Family Medicine
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Womens Health
  • Shared Pregnancy Care
  • Paediatrics and Adolescent Health
  • Sexual Health and Contraception
Roster

Hampton

  • Monday 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:30am to 6:30pm
  • Wednesday 800am to 5:00pm
  • Thursday 1:00pm tp 5:00pm
  • Friday 8:30am to 5:30 pm
  • Saturday morning – shared roster
Audrey Kotzander

Dr Audrey Kotzander

MB BS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP

Audrey graduated from Monash University in 1992 and subsequently completed her diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Post Graduate Training Program in General Practice.

Audrey lives in the Bayside area with her two children and enjoys travel, skiing, cycling, reading and live theatre.

Special Interests
  • Weight-loss management
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Womens Health
  • Paediatrics and Adolescent Health
  • Family Medicine
Roster

Mentone

  • Alternate Tuesdays 9:00am to 12:30pm
  • Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm
  • Saturday morning – shared roster
Cathy Leembruggen

Dr Cathy Leembruggen

MB BS, DipRACOG, FRACGP

Dr Cathy Leembruggen graduated in 1990 from Monash University and subsequently completed the post graduate General Practice Training Programme and a Diploma of Obstetrics.

Cathy is married with three children who keep her busy out of work.

Special Interests
  • Family Medicine
  • Shared Care Obstetrics at Sandringham Hospital
  • Paediatrics
  • Preventative Health
  • Women’s Health
  • Depression
  • Breast Cancer shared care management with Monash Medical Centre
Roster

Hampton

  • Tuesday 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Thursday 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Friday 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Weekends-shared roster
Damian Marinucci

Dr Damian Marinucci

MB BS, FRACGP

Damian graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1988 and has practised in the Bayside area since 1992.

He joined the practice in 2000. Dr Marinucci is also one of the nominated doctors for the Melbourne Italian Consulate (Medico di Fiducia Del Consolato).

His special interests include paediatrics, aged care and wound management.

Damian is married with three children.  He enjoys fishing, running and plays guitar.


Damian si è laureato all’Università di Melbourne nel 1988 e ha praticato nella zona di Bayside dal 1992. È entrato a far parte della clinica nel 2000. Il dott. Marinucci è anche uno dei Medici di Fiducia del Consolato Generale d’Italia

I suoi interessi speciali includono la pediatria, la cura degli anziani e la gestione delle ferite.

Damian è sposato e ha tre figli.   Gode ​​di pesca, di correre e di  chitarra.

Special Interests
  • Family Medicine
  • Aged Care
  • Children’s health
  • Wound management
  • Mantoux Tests
  • Speaks Italian
Roster

Hampton

  • Monday 1:30pm to  to 8:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am to 12:00pm – Home and Aged Care Facility visits
  • Tuesday 1:30pm to 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am to  12:15pm
  • Weekends-shared roster

Mentone

  • Monday 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday 8:00am to 12:15pm
  • Thursday 1:30pm to 4:30pm – Home and Aged Care Facility visits
  • Friday 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Saturday mornings-shared roster
Paul Molloy

Dr Paul Molloy

MB BS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP

Paul graduated through Monash University in 1984 and trained/worked at the Alfred Hospital. He completed his Diploma in Obstetrics in 1990 and became a Fellow of the College of General Practitioners in 1995.

Dr Molloy commenced practice in Hampton in 1991 at the same time moving into the area and became a partner in the practice in 1992.

Paul is married with three sons and follows the football and soccer, plays golf, skis and enjoys the arts.

Special Interests
Roster

Hampton

  • Monday 8:00am to 12:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am to  5:00pm
  • Wednesday 11:00am to 8:00pm
  • Thursday 8:00am to 12:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster

Mentone

  • Monday 1:30pm to 7:00pm
  • Saturday morning-shared roster
Anne Murphy

Dr Anne Murphy

BSc, MB BS

Dr Anne Murphy graduated in 1984 from Monash University.

Anne is married with three daughters and enjoys hiking, travel and reading.

Special Interests
  • Women’s Health including lesbian and bisexual women’s health
  • Paediatric and Adolescent Health
  • Family Medicine
Roster

Hampton

  • Monday 10:00am to  5:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am to  4:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:30am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am to  4:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster
Anna Richards

Dr Anna Richards

MB BS, FRACGP

Dr Anna Richards graduated from Monash Medicine in 2002.

Dr Richards has gained extensive experience, both in Australia and in Ireland, in General Practice, General Medicine, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care, Surgery and Emergency Medicine.

Special Interests
Roster

Hampton

  • Tuesday 10:00am to 4:30pm
  • Wednesday 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Thursday 10:00am to 5:30pm
  • Friday 9:00am to  5:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster
Hamish Scott

Dr Hamish Scott

MB BS, FRACGP

Dr Hamish Scott graduated from Flinders University in 2006. Dr Scott has worked at Royal Darwin Hospital and served with the Royal Australian Air Force for several years. Hamish has worked in general practice in Darwin including work in Aboriginal Health.

Dr Scott gained Fellowship of the College of General Practitioners in 2011 and completed the Diploma of Child Health in 2015.

Hamish is married and has three sons. He enjoys running, soccer and playing guitar.

Special Interests
Roster

Hampton

  • Wednesday 8:00am to 5:30pm
  • Weekends-shared roster

Mentone

  • Monday 8:30am to 4:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am to 5:30pm
  • Thursday 8:30am to 7:00pm
  • Saturday mornings-shared roster
Marie Swieca

Dr Marie Swieca

MB BS, DipObs RACOG, FRACGP

Dr Marie Swieca joined the practice in 2001. Her interests include women’s health, paediatrics and asthma and allergy management.

Special Interests
  • Shared Care Obstetrics at Sandringham Hospital and occasionally Monash Medical Centre
  • Women’s Health
  • Paediatrics
  • Asthma and Allergies
Roster

Hampton

  • Monday 12:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Tuesday 9:30am to 3:30pm
  • Thursday 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • Friday 9:30am to 1:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster
Vivian Targett

Dr Vivian Targett

MBBS, MRCGP, FRACGP

Dr Vivian Targett graduated from Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ Medical School, London in 2000 and qualified as a General Practitioner in 2009.

Dr Targett has special interests in Family Medicine, Women’s Health, Family Planning, Reproductive & Sexual Health, and Menopause. Vivian also speaks fluent Portuguese.

Dr Targett contributes to Melbourne University’s Victorian Primary Care Practice Based Research Network, supervises medical students on attachment, and sits as an examiner for end of year exams.

Vivian is married with one son.

Special Interests
  • Family Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Reproductive and Sexual Health
  • Family Planning
  • Menopause
Roster

Mentone

  • Tuesday 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Thursday 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Saturday – shared roster

Hampton

  • Ad-hoc daily roster
  • Saturday – shared roster
Gill Taylor

Dr Gill Taylor

MB BS, DipObst RNZCOG, FRACGP

Dr Gill Taylor graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1980. Dr Taylor has worked as a GP in rural New Zealand and on the Mornington Peninsula before joining Bayside Medical Group (formerly Hampton Bayside Medical Centre) in 1997.

In 2017, Gill changed her roster to a more ad-hoc arrangement and continues to be involved in Bayside Medical Group.

Special Interests
Roster

Hampton and Mentone

  • Locum sessions to cover times of increased need
Ann Williams

Dr Ann Williams

MB BS, FRACGP

Dr Ann Williams graduated from Monash University in 1984. Dr Williams has been working in general practice since 1988.

Ann has three daughters and enjoys the beach, travel, hiking, cycling reading and gardening.

Special Interests
  • Women’s Health
  • Paediatric and Adolescent Health
  • Family Medicine
Roster

Hampton

  • Monday 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • Wednesday 10:00am to 7:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster
Michael Zhou

Dr Michael Zhou

MB BS, BSc, FRACGP, LLB, MPA

Dr Michael Zhou completed his undergraduate degrees at Melbourne and Monash Universities before finishing his medical qualifications at Flinders University.

Dr Zhou has worked at major hospitals across both Victoria and South Australia as well as experiences in both urban and regional general practices.

Michael is a local bayside resident and enjoys spending time with his family.


周医生完成在墨尔本和 Monash大学的学位后,他在Flinders大学完成了医学学位。

周医生曾在维多利亚州和南澳大利亚州的主要医院工作,以及在城市和区域的一般实践经验。

迈克尔是当地的海湾居民,喜欢和家人在一起。周医生会说普通话。

Special Interests
  • Family Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Chronic disease management
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Medicine
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
Roster

Hampton

  • Monday 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 1:30pm to 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Friday 10:00am to 8:00pm
  • Weekends-shared roster

Mentone

  • Saturday morning-shared roster