Blackburn Clinic is an independent association of medical practitioners.
All doctors at Blackburn Clinic can help with a wide range of General Practice issues including: asthma, children’s health, diabetes, family medicine, geriatric medicine, immunisations and vaccinations, men’s health, mental health, minor surgery, sexual health, skin checks, travel medicine and women’s health.
Dr Suzanne Ashdown | Dr Andrew Broad | Dr Grant Connoley | Dr Kathryn Cunneen | Dr Sean Das | Dr Ann Donaghy | Dr Robert Dunn | Dr Peter Elliott | Dr Scott Gardiner | Dr Patricia Garlick | Dr Melanie Hattotuwa | Dr Yeganeh Khavar | Dr Janice Kreltszheim | Dr Peter Lovass | Dr Kazunori Nakajima | Dr Prabaharan Ratnarajah |Dr Jasdeep Sandhu | Dr Claire St John | Dr Adrian Tang | Dr Terence Ting |Dr Aaron Zhang
Dr Suzanne Ashdown
Suzanne graduated from Monash University in 2003 and first joined Blackburn Clinic as a Registrar in February 2010. She was welcomed back to the Blackburn Clinic team in May 2012. She now juggles caring for her young family while working as a GP part-time. Suzanne enjoys all aspects of general practice, and has a particular interest in women’s and children’s health.
Dr Kathryn Cunneen
Katie graduated from Monash University and joined Blackburn Clinic in 2007. Katie has a special interest in Women’s Health, Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine and Mother Baby Medicine, in particular feeding and settling difficulties and infant allergies. Katie works part time at Blackburn Clinic when she is not busy chasing her very energetic children.
Dr Robert Dunn
Dr Rob Dunn retired at the end of 2018 after a 36 years of valuable service to Blackburn Clinic patients. We wish him well in his retirement and know that he is enjoying spending more time with his grandchildren and travelling.
Dr Patricia Garlick
Pat has retired after 32 years at Blackburn Clinic. We thank her for her fantastic contribution to our team and wish her well in retirement.
Dr Janice Kreltszheim
Interests: Shared Ante-natal care
Janice had a rich and diverse childhood, growing up on tea plantations in Sri Lanka and Indonesia before migrating to Australia at age eleven. Janice graduated with honours from Monash University and worked in the UK before joining Blackburn Clinic in 1999. Janice’s medical interests include antenatal care, family planning, menopause management, paediatrics and geriatric medicine. She enjoys tennis, walking the dog and involvement at her local church.
Dr Prabaharan Ratnarajah
Praba’s initial interest in paediatrics led to training at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Medical Centre, before focusing on general practice. He started at Blackburn Clinic in 2005 and is a partner of the practice. Praba has also been caring for in-patients at Donvale Rehabilitation Hospital since 2006. He is married with three children, enjoys playing cricket, and is an avid follower of sports in general.
Dr Adrian Tang
Dr Adrian Tang graduated at Monash University in 1995 and has been practicing medicine in a wide variety of disciplines since. His initial interest was in surgery and he was a Director of Emergency at Werribee Hospital for several years before pursuing his passion in general practice. Adrian first joined Blackburn Clinic in 2002 and is a Director of the practice. His love for travel has spurred him on to specialise in travel medicine. Adrian’s other interest is music, and he is an accomplished player of the piano and violin. He has been blessed with two fun loving children who, like their dad, are avid supporters of the St.Kilda Football club.