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PO Box 465, Rosebud VIC 3939

Phone (03) 5985 7776 (Rye clinic)



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Jane Hughes

PO Box 465, Rosebud VIC 3939

Phone (03) 5985 7776 (Rye clinic)


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GP Profiles

South Coast Medical works with a team of general practitioners who are dedicated to providing quality patient care to our patients. We are members of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and we provide training for medical students and doctors specialising in general practice through Melbourne Universities and training organisations.

Doctors at South Coast Medical have provided medical care for over 40 years.


Dr Damian Flanagan MBBS Dip RACOG

Dr Damian Flanagan has been a GP on the Peninsula for the past 20 years practicing for most of this time from the Blairgowrie clinic.  He lives in the area and has a keen interest in several of the local sporting clubs that his children have an involvement with.  He is married to Bernadette and has five children from 15 to 22 years.  His areas of special interest include, but are not limited to, chronic disease management, palliative care and optimizing general health of the community.  He has a keen interest in the natural environment and loves to get outdoors, whether this be his own garden, or bushwalking and camping.  He is actively trying to get some time to learn to use his Malibu.


Dr Flanagan works from Blairgowrie Clinic.

Dr Miro Milanko BSc (Honours) MSc MBBS

Dr Miro Milanko graduated in Medicine at the University of Melbourne in 1984 following a Master of Science (Physics) also at the Melbourne of University in 1982. Dr Milanko trained at the Austin

Hospital and then joined General Practice at South Coast Medical in 1987. Dr Milanko has a special interest in surgical procedures. Dr Milanko constantly updates his skills and knowledge through weekend and evening courses. When time permits Dr Milanko enjoys woodwork and building furniture with prizes given at local and Melbourne Agricultural shows.


Dr Milanko works from the Rosebud and Rye Clinics.


Dr Neil Stitt is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Stitt has a special interest in palliative care and minor skin clinic. Dr Stitt is a member of the Rye Rotary Club and he enjoys gardening, sailing and the fortunes of the Richmond Football Club.  He’s also a very keen cyclist and competes regularly on the weekends.


Dr Stitt works from our Rye Clinic

Dr Nishant Balakrishnan  MBBS Bmed Sc FRACGP Dip Surgical Anatomy

Dr Nish graduated from Melbourne University in 2008 and did his subsequent years at the Austin and Northern Hospital in various fields.  He has a particular interest in skin cancer medicine and skin surgical procedures.  He also has interests in aged care and family medicine.  He enjoys all watching and playing of most sports and is a keen golfer.


Dr Balakrishnan works from our Rosebud Clinic

Dr Jonathan Priestley MBBS FRACGP

Dr Jonathan Priestley moved down to the Peninsula with his wife and two children.  He has spent a lot of time working in paediatrics, psychiatry and obstetrics.  His has a special interest in  paediatrics, mental health, travel medicine and preventative health.

In his spare time he loves fishing, surfing, playing golf and renovating his first home.


Dr Priestley works at our Blairgowrie Clinic

Dr Dominique Coleman MBBS

Dr Coleman joined our team in August 2014 and comes to South Coast with many years’ experience as a general practitioner. Dr Coleman enjoys all aspects of general practice.


Dr Coleman works from our Dromana Clinic.

Dr Tony Croker MBBS  Dip RACOG

Dr Tony Croker graduated from Melbourne University in 1977.  He is married to Jenny with three sons.  His medical interests include paediatrics and sports medicine.  He plays golf, tennis and is an ardent Swans supporter.  He has worked in Rye for 30 years.

Dr Croker works from our Rye Clinic.

Dr Mandar Gokhale MBBS, FRAGCP

Dr Mandar Gokhale graduated in 1993 from the University of Melbourne and has worked on the Peninsula ever since, joining South Coast Medical in 1997.  Dr Gokhale enjoys all aspects of general practice, with a particular interest in Geriatric Medicine. His special hobbies include oil painting, photography and theatre.

Dr Gokhale works from our Dromana Clinic.

Dr Hazel Addison

Dr Hazel Addison

Dr Hazel Addison have been living and working at a GP on the Mornington Peninsula for the last 8 years.  She enjoys all aspects of general practice, with a particular interest in women's health and skin cancer.  She is an accredited shared care GP and fits both implanon and Mirena.  She has diplomas in child health and family planning and certificates in skin cancer medicine and surgery.  She is available to perform full skin checks and minor surgery, as well as general medical services.

Dr Hazel Addison works from our Rye and Dromana clinics and is at Capel Sound on rostered Saturdays.

Dr Duncan Ledger BSc, MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Ledger is a GP and part-time educator with the College of GP’s, administering exams for new GP’s.  He often does a little surgical assisting and has a background in medical publishing.  He is married with two children and two cats.  He enjoys bike riding, sailing and skiing. 


Dr Ledger works from our Rosebud Clinic.

Dr Ciara Flynn FRACGP  MB BCH BAO BScMed (Currently on Maternity leave)

Dr Ciara Flynn graduated from University College Cork, Ireland in 2008 and is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.  She recently moved to the Peninsula with her family.  She enjoys all aspects of General Practice with a special interest in Women's Health and Preventative Health.  She is an accredited affiliate of Peninsula Health's Shared Care Maternity Program.  In her free time she enjoys being active and exploring the great outdoors with her family.

Dr Flynn works from our Rye Clinic.

Dr Ian McIntosh MBBS, FRAGCP

Dr McIntosh has been in General Practice for more than 25 years and in the past ten years has developed an interest in complementary medicine, which he combines with standard medical practice.

Dr McIntosh works from our Dromana Clinic.

Dr Ruth Mitchell Bsc., MBBS (Uni Melb), FRACGP

Dr Ruth Mitchell has many years of experience in general medical issues with a particular interest in womens health, healthy ageing and mental health.  She joined the practice in September 2016 after doing a seachange from Albury.  Her interests include preserving our native flora and fauna and textile crafts.


Dr Mitchell works from our  Rosebud Clinic

Dr Gregory Ward , MBBS

Greg graduated from University of Melbourne in 1976 and commenced full-time General Practice in Heathmont in January 1980,  after working two years in hospital and a year doing a mixture of surgery and General Practice.  After caring for the local community for more than 36 years he was finally able to fulfil his dream to make a “sea change”.  Greg enjoys all parts of General Practice.  His interests outside medicine are diverse.  He loves to travel overseas, food and wine, music, watching sport, technology and even computer programming on both Macintosh and Windows platforms.


Dr Ward works from our Dromana Clinic

Dr Omeros Kefaladelis MBBS


Dr Omeros Kefaladelis has enjoyed working at South Coast medical since 1989. He trained at Melbourne University before moving to the Mornington Peninsula. Omeros looks after 2 nursing home facilities and has a special interest in Palliative and End of Life Care as well as day to day general practice. His other great medical interests include looking after children and young families. When not at work he tries to keep up with 2 teenage boys and a family spread over at least 5 continents.

Dr Kefaladelis consults from our Capel Sound clinic


Dr John Liu (Registrar)

Dr John Liu graduated from Monash University in 2013.  Since then he has lived and worked in many locations throughout Australia.  The majority of his work has been with Monash Medical Centre before travelling to Mt Gambier, Ipswich, Sale, working as a locum doctor.  He has enjoyed all aspects of general practice.  Outside of medicine he enjoys reading, playing board games and spending time with his family.


Dr John Liu works from our Blairgowrie and Dromana Clinics



Dr Michael Greig

Dr Michael Greig (Registrar)

Dr Michael Greig graduated from Monash University in 2014.  He was raised and still resides on the Mornington Peninsula.  He has recently spent 5 years at Peninsula Health in a range of medical specialties before going into GP training. He has a particular interest in general medicine and chronic diseases.

Outside of the clinic, Michaels main hobby is in playing the guitar.

Dr Michael Greig consults from our Rye clinic

Dr Caroline McBride (Registrar)