Mr. Jacob Vanyai

Upper GI, General and Bariatric Surgeon, FRACS

Speciality Area

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Northpark Private
  • Epworth Richmond
  • Western Private

Ms. Sophie Skalkos


Specialising in

Ms. Bernadette

Practice Manager

Specialising in

Providing a professional timely service with a client centred approach.

Ms. Renece Lovett

BHSc(Naturopathy), ATMS

Specialising in

Renece uses evidence based treatment methods including Western Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Medicine, Dietary & Lifestyle modification.

Ms. Allison McEntee

Wellness Coaching, B.H.Sc(Behavioural Science), Cert IV (Fitness)

Specialising in

As a Health and Wellness Coach, Allison supports people to create and sustain meaningful behaviour change to improve wellbeing.

Dr. John Zois


Specialising in

Specialist Anaesthetist with extensive experience in a variety of surgical specialities and an advanced airway management instructor for anaesthesia trainees.

Dr. Neil Dooney

Specialising in

Dr. Dooney is a Fellow of the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) and has public appointments at the Austin hospital and Eastern Health. He is committed to ongoing professional development and aims to provide you the best possible care for your procedure.

Mr. Robert Haala


Mr. Robert Haala, an Accredited Practicing Dietitian working in weight management and weight loss, is a key member of the team. Robert will undertake a detailed dietary assessment and provide you with guidance and support regarding your dietary intake prior to and following your procedure. Robert’s rooms are conveniently located in Mt Waverley where he consults Monday through Thursday.

Ms. Sylvia Ledinic

B.Sc., Grad.Dip.Ed.Psych., M.Psych., M.A.P.S.

Sylvia is a registered psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. Sylvia has worked with many clients over the years addressing a broad range of issues using a variety of techniques. Currently Sylvia is focusing on the well-being of patients who are embarking on weight loss surgery.

Frequency and overall length of treatment varies according to each individual’s needs. Confidentiality is assured and clients may seek rebates from private health insurance extra’s cover if appropriate.

Mr. John Kobiela

BSc (Exer&SprtsSc)

John has been working in the Sports Industry for over 12 years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sports Scientist and Remedial Massage Therapist at the elite level. John brings a vast understanding of exercise, health and fitness with a passion to help people reach their goals and achieve results.

Ms. Rachael Roberts

Medical Receptionist

Rachael will help you find the most suitable appointment and assist with any other queries.
We pride ourselves in high class service in a timely and sensitive manner.

Jayne Corner

Wellness Coaching

Level 3 Wellness Coaching, Cert IV (Fitness), Cert IV (Fitness Pilates)
As a Wellness Coach Jayne supports her clients in achieving the long lasting and positive changes they are looking for – closing the gap between where they are and where they want to go. Jayne is also a certified fitness professional and takes a holistic approach to understanding how all parts of your life affect your health as a whole.