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Meet Our Team

Dr Mark Demian
MBBS FRACGP

Started as the only Doctor at Carnegie Central Medical

Clinic in 2010, and have expanded the Clinic to 12 Doctors and 10 Allied Health Professionals.

Working days: weekdays

Dr Lina Landa

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Landa has been practicing medicine since 1982 (Moldova). Since 1993 she has been working in Australia.

Her special interests include women’s health, internal

medicine counselling and family medicine. 

Working days: weekdays

Dr Houssam (Sam) Habbouchi
MBBCh, FRACGP

Dr Habbouchi has been working in Carnegie since 2012 and

worked in France before coming to our clinic.

His special interests are digestive system, geriatrics as well as paediatrics, men’s and women’s health.

Dr Habbouchi also speaks Arabic, Russian and French.

Working days: Every day after hours and weekends (except

Tuesdays )

Dr Karen Adey
MBBS, FRACGP, Dip of Child Health, Dip of Family Planning

Dr Karen Adey is an experienced General Practitioner with a particular focus on general medicine and health promotion.

Karen has studied and worked internationally – most notably in the UK, where she was a principal doctor in a large medical centre.

She has also worked as an Emergency Doctor with the Ambulance Service.

Karen has strong academic interests having conducted medical research and lectured at the University of Cape Town.

Working days: Tuesdays and Fridays

Dr Galina Tsykin

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Tsykin has been working as a general practitioner since

1980.She is passionate about every aspect of general practice and

strongly believe in holistic approach to all medical concerns. Her particular interests are in the area of women’s and men’s health, paediatrics, preventative medicine, weight loss and chronic disease management.

Dr Tsykin speaks Russian.

Working days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Dr. Angus Wong
MBBS (Hons), BMedSc (Hons), MHlthSc, FRACGP

Dr. Angus completed his medical studies at Monash University, subsequently training at Alfred health and Monash health where he worked in a range of specialities.

This has translated to a varied workload not only encompassing clinic work, but also aged care visits, medical student teaching and research.

Working days: Every day except Saturdays

Dr Nadim Taoum
MBBCh, Dip Chld Health

Dr Taoum works after hours at the clinic as well as on the weekends. He also offers home visits.

Dr Taoum speaks Arabic and Russian. 

Working days: Every days after hours and weekends (except

Thursdays)

Dr. Rina Hofman

MBBS, BSc, FRACGP

Dr Hofman graduated from Monash University in 1999 and has completed the fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. While she has a keen interest in all aspects of family medicine, she particularly enjoys chronic disease management, geriatric medicine,

paediatrics and women’s health.

Dr Hofman enjoys providing long-term care to her patients

and their families, strongly believing in the value of continuity of care and traditional family centred General Practice.

Working days: Monday to Thursday

Dr. Nutan Maharaj Thoman
MBBS(HON) FRACGP – GP

Dr Thoman enjoys the variety and challenge of general practice.

Her special interest includes preventative medicine, women’s health, paediatrics and adolescent health amidst other things.

Dr Thoman joined the team at CCMC in 2013. She has been practicing in the area for 21 years and has done GP rotations in Mt Dandenong and the Bellarine peninsula as well.

Working days: Weekdays

Dr Yean Haw
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Haw graduated from Monash University in 1990. Her special interest includes aged care, women’s health, paediatrics and procedures such as removal of simple skin lesions and cysts.

She enjoys all aspects of general practice and endeavours to provide medical

practice in a friendly and personalised manner.

Working days: Tuesdays and Fridays

Dr Barbara Bloch
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Bloch graduated in 1987 and in 1994 was awarded a

fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She works in all areas of general and family medicine.

Dr Bloch speaks French, German and Russian. She has special interests in travel and photography and has

worked in Ireland.

Working days: Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Dr Luke Van Der Hoeven
MBBS (Hons)

Dr Luke is our newest doctor to the clinic.He studied at Monash university before going on to work in emergency medicine for many years. Dr Luke is now transitioning into the world of general practice but maintains many of his procedural skills from working as an emergency doctor.

Working days: Weekdays

Dr Michael Farber
Geriatrician
MBBS,FRACP

Dr Farber has been working for 10 years as a geriatrician.  

Working days: every 2nd Fridays

Dr Ghassan (Gerrard) Alhamni
Endocrinologist
FRACP Endoncrinology and Metabolism
FRACP general and acute care medicine

Clinical interests are managing type 2 and type 1 diabetes, thyroid disorders and osteoporosis.

Working Days: Please contact the clinic