Our Staff

Our Doctors

Dr. Brian Ohis

Dr Brian Ohis

Commenced working at ProgressMedical Centre in April 2006. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1996 and has been working as a GP for over 15 years. He has a special interest in men’s health, minor surgery, and mental health, as well as general medicine. Dr Ohis is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). He enjoys playing basketball and watching football. Dr Ohis is available at the Porter street clinic from Monday to Friday and at the Pines clinic on Saturdays.


Dr. Hind Marhoon

Dr Hind Marhoon

Commenced working at Progress Medical Centre in June 2012. She graduated in 1985 and is a Fellow of RACGP. She is originally from Baghdad and is fluent in Arabic. She has a wide range of experience in general medicine and has a special interest in women’s health and skin cancer checks. Dr Marhoon is available at the Pines clinic From Monday to Friday.


Dr. Wai-ling Loo

Dr Yucel Guldali

Is a general practitioner with over 20 years of experience. He moved to Australia in 2005 and obtained the Australian Medical Council certificate and fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). He is passionate about all aspects of general practice with a special interest in dermatology, diabetes, chronic disease management, mental health, cosmetic medicine with experience in Botox injections. He also works as an examiner for the RACGP. Yucel has a huge interest in mindfulness meditation and everything about tennis and plays on a regular basis. Dr Guldali is available Monday to Friday working Monday and Wednesday mornings at the Porter street clinic and then all other times at the Pines.


Dr. Katie

Dr Katherine ‘Katie’ Vardapetyan

Commenced working at Progress Medical Centre in January 2018. She is a General Practitioner with specialty in Obstetrics, gynaecology and paediatrics with 10 year experience working in general practice and hospital settings. She is a fellow of RACGP and RANZCOG.
Katie speaks fluent Russian.
She is currently ranked 2nd best GP in Melbourne (www.ratemds.com) Dr Katie is available at the Porter street clinic from Monday to Friday.


Dr. Ritsa Mardes

Dr Ritsa Mardes

Is of Greek background and has lived in Cyprus. She graduated from Monash University in 1996 and also has a degree in architecture from the University of Melbourne. She is a Fellow of RACGP and commenced working at progress Medical Centre in September 2012. She has a special interest in women’s health, children’s health, and mental health, as well as general medicine. She enjoys travelling and working out at the gym. Dr Mardes is available at the Pines clinic Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


Dr. Kazmi

Dr Sayed Kazmi

Commenced working at Progress Medical Centre in November 2014. Dr Kazmi has an extensive experience of about 20 years in medical practice. He attained his first General practice post graduate qualification from the Royal college of General Practitioners London, UK in 2010. He is also a Fellow of Royal Australian college of General Practitioners, Australia.

He has worked in emergency medicine for few years overseas. His interests are chronic disease management, Mental health , skin checks/ biopsies , doing minor surgical procedures, women health procedures, conducting medical examinations, trained for CAT 1,2 and 3 Railway medicals, trained to deal with work cover injuries , travel and paediatric medicine. Dr Kazmi is available at the Pines clinic on Saturdays.


Dr. Wai-Ling Loo

Dr Wai-ling Loo

Is of Malaysian background and studied in London. She commenced working at Progress Medical centre in March 2009. She is a Fellow of RACGP and has a special interest in women’s health as well as general practice. Dr Loo is available at the Porter street clinic every second Tuesday and in Thursday, Friday Mornings.


Dr. Dong Xu

Dr Dong Xu

Commenced working at Progress Medical Centre in September 2011. He studied in China and New Zealand and is a Fellow of RACGP. He is fluent in Mandarin. He has a special interest in dermatology as well as general practice. He enjoys gardening and playing table tennis. Dr Xu is available at the Pines clinic Tuesday and Thursday.


Fiona Yao

Fiona Yao

Is our practice nurse and commenced working at Progress Medical Centre in May 2013. She has a wide range of experience in the application of dressings, administration of blood tests, stitches, and vaccinations. She is available at the Pines clinic Monday to Friday


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Erica and Erika – Receptoinists

Our friendly and professional receptionists Erika and Erica are here to answer your calls and make you feel comfortable. Erika is an avid reader and horse-rider and enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs. Erica loves to travel, socialize, and subject herself to regular sessions of boot camp.

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Opens 6 Days a Week To Make an Appointment Call 9841 6111