Dr Ravi Morisetty

MD, Dip Ortho, MRCS, DFSRH, MRCGP, FRACGP.

Dr Ravi Morisetty joined Forrest Road GP in February 2015, bringing a wealth of international experience and knowledge to our medical centre and the Armadale community.

Dr Morisetty graduated in medicine in 1998 and has worked in various hospitals and practices in India, England and Scotland. He has undertaken placements in psychiatry and mental health, trauma and emergency medicine, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynaecology to name a few. He has been involved in teaching students from various university medical schools, an experience he enjoys and hopes to continue.

He is passionate about all areas of family practice and primary care, with special interests and added training in orthopaedics and sports medicine, surgery, reproductive health, paediatrics and dermatology and skin cancer screening.

When asked what he loves the most about being a family doctor in Armadale, Dr Morisetty says, “I enjoy working in the Armadale community because it reminds me of ‘Annan’ a town in Scotland where I did my GP training. I enjoy the variety of patients I see and it is very satisfying to be able to provide the continuity of care for my patients.”

He is happily married with two young boys and plays cricket and badminton in his spare time. He is looking forward to continuing his relationship with the Armadale community and providing his patients with the best of care.

Dr Ravi Morisetty is fluent in English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Russian.

Dr Morisetty is available Monday to Friday and Saturdays on a shared basis with other Forrest Road GPs. He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9497 1900.

Dr Ovidiu Merlas

MBBS, MSc (Health Informatics),

MRCGP (UK), FRACGP,

Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine,

Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy

Dr Merlas studied medicine in Romania. After moving to the UK in 2005, he went on to complete the General Practice training and was granted Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners UK in 2010. He has developed extensive hospital and GP practice experience, alongside an interest in health informatics, completing an MSc at City University, London in 2011. He moved to Perth in 2016 and gained a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

He has a special interest in medical education and he is a WAGPET accredited GP trainer and examiner, as well as a Notre Dame School of Medicine GP tutor and examiner. He also has a special interest in skin cancer surgery. He has a passion for providing holistic care to his patients in all the aspects of medicine. He is also passionate about the use of new technology in medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with the family, fitness activities, DIY and tinkering with computers.

He is dedicated to providing the best possible health care to the local Armadale community and is available Monday to Friday, as well as some weekends. He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare card holders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9497 1900.

Dr Merlas is fluent in English and Romanian.

Dr Anu Janarthan

MD

Dr Anushiya Janarthan lives locally within the Armadale community with her husband and her two gorgeous daughters. She has been working at Forrest Road GP since 2018.

Dr Janarthan graduated from University of Latvia and she has worked at Armadale Health Services in Emergency Medicine, General Medicine and     Geriatrics. She also has 6 years of experience working for a tertiary hospital in Sri-Lanka in Obstetrics, General Medicine, Critical Care and Rural Medicine.

General Practice was always her passion. She is approachable, friendly and loves getting to know her patients and their families which she believes is vital to providing effective, patient-centred care.

She has special interest in:

  • Women’s Health
  • Children’s Health
  • Chronic conditions
  • Mental Health

Dr Anu Janarthan is fluent in English, Sinhalese and Tamil.

Dr Anu is available Monday to Friday, and every Sunday as well as some weekends. She offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9497 1900.

Dr Jay Waller

MBBS

Dr Waller is an Australian trained doctor.

Dr Waller has worked at various places including Armadale Hospital for many years gaining extensive experience before moving to Forrest Road GP, Armadale. He loves his work in the community providing comprehensive health care to people of all age groups. His professional interests include but are not limited to Men’s Health, Mental Health and Chronic Disease Management.

Dr Waller has lived in the City of Armadale for 20 years and has been involved in a variety of community groups.

For many years he has been involved in the Sport of Olympic Weightlifting, running his own club and coaching lifters to National and International Success – including Commonwealth Games Representation.

He has a long association with the Armadale Highland Gathering – managing the Heavy Events (Caber Toss etc.) for over 20 years. In recent years he has been instrumental in introducing women’s events at the Gathering. He still competes each year and enjoys regular visits to the Gym to prepare.

Dr Waller has a strong connection with local Fire Brigades – he previously worked on the front line with the Armadale Fire and Rescue Service attending Bush Fires, Property Fires and Motor Vehicle Accidents for over 15 years.

In his spare he like to visit the beach with his family and dogs and enjoys getting away for day trips or weekends in WA – especially to Country Towns holding annual shows or markets.

Dr Waller will be working:

Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am to 8pm,

Thursdays 8-6pm

Saturday and Sunday on a roster.

Dr Jay Waller is fluent in English

He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders.  Appointments can be made online or by calling 9497 1900.

Put he will be returning to Forrest Road GP 13th July 2020.

Dr Amali Fernando

MBBS

Dr Fernando joined Forrest Road GP July 2019.

Dr Fernando is an Australian trained doctor, with special interests in:

  • Women’s Health
  • General Family Medicine
  • Children’s Health

Dr Fernando is fluent in English and Sinhalese.

She is dedicated to providing the best possible healthcare to the families of the Armadale community and is available Monday to Friday, as well as one in four weekends. She offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9497 1900.

Dr Tolu Soyingbe

MBChB

Dr Tolu joined Forrest Road GP, Armadale in 2017.

Dr Tolu will be working Mondays and Thursdays from 8am to 6pm.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am to 8pm.

Dr Tolu has a special interest in:

  • General Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Chronic Diseases.

Dr Tolu Soyingbe is fluent in English and Yoruba.

Personal interests Internet surfing and research, personal fitness and movies.

He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders.  Appointments can be made online or by calling 9497 1900.

Dr Mizanur Rahman

MBBS

Dr Mizanur Rahman graduated from Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital in Bangladesh with Bachelor degrees in Medicine and Surgery in 1998. He worked in various positions and department including haematology, infectious diseases, internal medicine, psychiatry, Accident and Emergency.

Dr Rahman also trained in Dusseldorf University Hospital in Germany and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA.

He enjoys clinical diagnostic challenges in the community setting, comprehensive health care that is offered in a GP setting.

His outside interests include reading, writing, travel, photography, astronomy and spending time with his family.

Dr Rahman is fluent in English and Bengali.

Dr Rahman is available Monday through Friday.  He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders.  Appointments can be made online or by calling 9497 1900.

Dr Venkata Kasina

MBBS MD (Ob & Gyn) FRANZCOG

Dr Kasina is commencing working at Forrest Road GP on 11th July 2019.

He was trained in India in 1993 & Sydney in 2012 

He has extensive Obstetrics & Gynaecology experience since 1990. 

He provides comprehensive specialist medical care including: 

  • Early pregnancy problems (i.e. miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy).
  • Management (up to 20 weeks gestation).
  • Management of menstrual disorders including fibroids.
  • Management of ovarian cyst, Endometriosis and Poly cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Investigation of pelvic pain.
  • Management of abnormal Cervical Smear.
  • Well women’s check including menopause management.
  • Permanent sterilisation and other contraceptive advice (including insertion & removal of Mirena implantation).
  • Endometrial ablation and hysteroscopic surgery.
  • Laparoscopic surgery including hysterectomy (also vaginal & abdominal routes).
  • Vaginal/Pelvic reconstruction surgery for prolapse (primary repair only).
  • Postpartum care.
  • Pre-pregnancy assessment and counselling.
  • Basic Infertility investigation and treatment.

Dr Venkata Kasina is fluent in English, Hindi, Malayalam and Telugu.

He currently works at Fiona Stanley Hospital; has clinics in Leeming, West Leederville and Willetton. He operates at South Perth Hospital 🏥

Dr Kasina is available monthly on Thursdays.  Some out-of-pocket expenses may apply. An appointment can be made by booking online or by calling 9497 1900.

Amin Shevketoglu

Podiatrist

MBBS

Amin has been working at Forrest Road GP medical centre since 2016.

Amin Shevketoglu studied at the Queensland University of Technology in 2014 and achieved his Bachelor of Health Science Podiatry.

His special interests are sports injuries, rehabilitation and biomechanical assessment.

Amin enjoys keeping fit and following all codes of football, especially The English Premier League.

He is available every Wednesday fortnight 8:30-4:30pm.

Some out-of-pocket expenses may apply. An appointment can be made by calling 9497 1900.

Ivan Menon

Director & Snr Psychologist
 B(Psychology) D(Psychology)

Dr Ivan Menon has over 20 years of experience working in the health and disability fields. He possesses a Doctorate in Psychology from Murdoch University and is a certified hypnotherapist.
Ivan spent his initial years working as a psychologist providing assessment, critical incident intervention and program development and measurement in alcohol and drug treatment as well as lecturing in a tertiary setting.

He is now cultivating an interest in treatment for youth, family therapy and PTSD specialising in the use of hypnotherapy where needed to support positive client based outcomes. Ivan has experience helping clients with a full range of work and life challenges as:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • suicidality
  • self-harm
  • psychosis
  • anger and aggression
  • dependency issues
  • domestic violence
  • marital discord
  • work conflict
  • bullying, harassment
  • performance issues

Please phone us on 08 9497 1900 to book an appointment.

Ivan has been working at Forrest Road GP medical centre since 2017.

He is available every Monday 8am to 7pm.

Some out-of-pocket expenses may apply. An appointment can be made by calling 9497 1900.

Halink Healy

Brightside Psychology

Clinical Psychologist

As a Clinical Psychologist, Halinka can assist by helping you to find alternative ways of living and thinking in order to lead a more meaningful life.She helps people work through a wide range of difficulties and has specialist skills in the areas of anxiety disorders (such as PTSD, OCD, social phobia, and panic disorder), depression, couples therapy, grief and loss, and critical incident debriefing. She has also worked with clients having difficulties in parenting, work stress, life adjustment, sleep disorders, pain management, substance abuse, spirituality, and mental illness.

Halinka holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and is registered with the Psychologist’s Registration Board of Australia, the Institute of Clinical Psychologists, Australian Clinical Psychological Association and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

Please phone us on 08 9497 1900 to book an appointment.

Halinka has been working at Forrest Road GP medical centre since 2016.

She is available every Thursday 9am to 7pm.

Some out-of-pocket expenses may apply. An appointment can be made by calling 9497 1900.

Dr Ayesha Arshad

MBBS

Dr Ayesha Arshad is a WAGPET Registrar.
She is an Australian Citizen and has lived here locally for the past 7 years with her husband and her two small children. She enjoys cooking and reading in her spare time.

She has just joined Forrest Road GP this year.

Dr Arshad graduated from University of Health Sciences Lahore, Pakistan and she has worked at SJOG Midland Hospital, in Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dermatology, General Medicine and Paediatrics. She also has 5 years of experience working for a tertiary hospital in Pakistan in Dermatology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, General Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

Dr Arshad loves all aspects of General Practice and has special interest in:

  • Women’s Health
  • Children’s Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Chronic conditions

Dr Ayesha Arshad is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

Dr Arshad is available Monday, Tuesday, and Fridays, and every fourth weekend. She offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9497 1900.

 

After Hours and Home Visits

After hours healthcare services are provided through GP After Hours by telephoning 9391 2285.
For attendance by a Locum at your home please telephone WADMS on 9321 9133.

OPEN 7 DAYS

Monday to Friday: 8AM to 8PM

Saturday: 9 am- 1 pm ( Telehealth Only )

Sunday : 9 am – 1 pm ( Telehealth Only )

Public Holidays: Closed

Ph: 9497 1900

Address: 50 FORREST RD, ARMADALE

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