Yamanto Family Practice provides a comprehensive range of services that will ensure that you and your family are given the best possible advice and health care. All the services are BULKBILLED for patients with a valid medicare card except for the following services:
COMMERCIAL DRIVING LICENCES
PRE EMPLOYMENT MEDICALS
PLEASE NOTE: FEES APPLY FOR THE ABOVE SERVICES, PLEASE DISCUSS WITH YOUR DOCTOR AT CONSULTATION.
Our experienced registered nurse performs women’s health checks including cervical screening( used to be known as pap smear) and breast examination. For these services, please call us to book an appointment with the nurse.
Our doctors also provide advice for all aspects of women’s health including: contraception, menopause and hormone replacement therapy, pregnancy care and sexual health.
Our doctors provide counselling for issues such as: prostate cancer check, sexual health and STD check up, smoking cessation, bowel cancer screening, and erectile dysfunction.
Health assessment is a structured plan to identify diseases in early stages or identify population at risk for common preventable diseases such as diabetes, bowel and breast cancer. You can request a health assessment if you are :
- aged 45-49 years and have health risk factors such as smoking
- aged 70 years and above
- identify as aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
- have a child for intellectual physical disabilities
Psychology, Counselling and Mental Health
If you feel sad or depressed, worried anxious, hopeless or unworthy, or withdrawn or unmotivated – you can book for a “mental health plan” – a facility which allows you to have free or subsidised counselling sessions with psychologist. Ms Andrea Fayad, a registered Psychologist with over 10 years of experience working with all ages, is available for appointments on Thursdays.
Travel Vaccination and Advice
Whether you’re setting out on an adventure-packed trek through the Amazon or a sun-soaked stay in Thailand, planning to stay healthy should be top of your travel to-do list! During your travels, you could be at risk of picking up infectious diseases that we don’t have here in Australia. That’s why it’s important to protect yourself by making sure you get the right travel health advice from your doctor, including medications and vaccinations, before you leave. Our medical team provides comprehensive health advice that is specific for your particular travel destination. We also provide personal travel assessment and vaccination requirements for your destination. We do vaccination in our practice.
We aim to provide you with the necessary treatment to get you back on your feet in no time. Our physiotherapist, Mr Prakash Dhital, has wide range of skill sets and has keen interest in musculoskeletal conditions. His notable expertise is pain management through dry needling, manipulation and mobilisation. Mr Prakash is available for appointments on Saturdays.
Dr Thittukattoor Sudhahar is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in hip, knee & shoulder (arthroplasty and sports medicine). He is starting rooms in Yamanto Family Practice every alternate Saturdays. Please specify in referrals if needed to be seen in Yamanto Family practice.
Skin Cancer Check and Minor Surgeries
Australia has the highest incident of skin cancer in the world. Evidence suggests that regular skin self-check and examination by doctors could result in early detection and minimising mortality from skin cancers. Our services include:
- full body skin check,
- photography and recording of suspicious lesions for further comparison,
- examination of moles that are your concern, and
- surgical excision of suspected lesions.
Anti-wrinkle (Botox) injections are also provided by our GPs. This service is not bulk-billed. Please contact us and make an appointment with doctors for further information and costs.
Monday 8:30am -5pm
Tuesday: 8:30am -5pm
Wednesday: 8:30am -5pm
Thursday: 8:30am -5pm
Friday: 8:30am -5pm
Our friendly staff are ready to help you with all enquiries regarding booking and our services.