This is a fully accredited general
practice committed to comprehensive
care for all ages from newborn babies
to those of advanced age. This
includes immunisations, care of
certain fractures and dermatoscopy
assessment and removal of skin
lesions. A large part of our work is in
preventitive medicine and care of
diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
The practice is well equipped with an
ECG, spirometer, doppler ultrasound,
audiometry , defibrillator , oxygen and
equipment for resuscitation. We
are associated with the South Eastern
Melbourne Medicare Local.
Dr Roberts is a member of SPUMS . the South Pacific Underwater Medical Society . We perform medical exams that comply with AS 4005 as required for entry level divers. The examination is outlined in the link below - print and complete the questionnaire and bring it to your appointment.
Our current fee is $140 (not covered by Medicare)
Aged Care/Home Visits
Dr Roberts visits several nearby nursing and
special accommodation homes . Home visits
are also frequently done on those unable to
attend the office. These are scheduled
between 12.30 and 2pm. Phone before
lunch to request a home visit. Dr Roberts
will assess whether a visit is appropriate.
Out of hours the locum service is available
We are an approved vaccination centre for Yellow Fever vaccine. We are also able to advise and administer all other required travel health medication/ vaccines.
Dr Roberts is accredited to provide
antenatal shared care in association
with Monash, Dandenong and Mercy
Maternity Hospitals. This enables most
antenatal visits to be done at our
rooms rather than the hospital and
investigations can be arranged locally.
Rosemarie Roberts is a nurse
with accreditation as a pap test provider.Appointments with her can be arranged on Monday pm, Tuesday am or Friday pm
Dr Roberts also offers a full range of women's health services.
Men's health is obviously of equal importance. The emphasis is on prevention of heart attack , stroke, diabetes and bowel cancer as well as the management of depression and prostate issues.
Drug and Alcohol
Opiate replacement significantly reduces the risk of overdose and infection in heroin users and increases the likelihood of them returning to work. It also reduces crime and risk of Hepatitis and HIV virus spread to the community.
Dr Roberts is an approved methadone and buprenorphine prescriber. There is a severe shortage of methadone prescribers and we have to limit the number of patients accepted . Assisting with alcohol- related problems is also part of our practice.