Welcome to Hampstead Medical at Maidstone

We are a modern patient centred medical practice in Maidstone servicing Maidstone, Maribyrnong, Avondale Heights, Braybrook, Footscray, Essendon West and surrounding suburbs.

With the option of either male or female doctors, we deliver high quality health care with the convenience of BULK BILLING.

Our online booking service provides a convenient way to book your medical appointment.

Please call us regarding how we can assist you.

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Women’s and children’s health
Your doctors at Hampstead Medical are highly experienced in women’s and children’s health issues.

We encouraged you to book an appointment to discuss any matters of concern.
Shared care maternity provider
We believe that the journey from pregnancy to childbirth is special. Getting the right support is essential in in the stages leading up to meeting your little bundle of joy!

Simply book in to see our female GP to discuss any concerns you may have.
Chronic disease management
In chronic disease management, an integrated and comprehensive plan can make all the difference to your quality of life.

Hampstead Medical understands that a personal approach is essential to understanding and obtaining the best outcomes. Weoffer you the security of a structured team approach for your ongoing care.

Immunisation has been proven to offer protection in children, adults, the elderly, and their surrounding community from a number of infectious diseases.

Ensure that you and your family’s protection is up to date by contacting us for a discussion of your healthcare options.
Travel health
Travelling to a new place is definitely exciting but never forget to protect your health!

Hampstead Medical is an accredited Yellow Fever Clinic and offers you the comprehensive range of travel vaccinations you may need.
Skin cancer medicine
As per the Cancer Council Australia, skin cancers account for around 80% of all newly diagnosed cancers in the country. An annual skin check is a vital tool to detect and prevent skin cancer.

You can be assured that our GP specialists are highly qualified for this service and can give you the necessary advice on early detection.
Men’s health
At Hampstead Medical, we understand that having good communication with your doctor can make addressing any men's health concerns much less stressful.

We supply the care and information you need to make decisions about your health in a straightforward and relaxed way, working with you to attain the best outcomes possible.
Occupational health
Being able to pursue your occupation in good health and where your enjoyment of life is not compromised often requires the attention of a practitioner experienced in occupational health.

Our doctors can assist you with any concerns you have in this area.
Sexual health and contraception advice
Hampstead Medical strives to provide open communication in a private and respectful approach in discussing sexual health. Dr Cecile is an experienced and accredited provider for the following:
  • • Implanon insertion, replacement or removal;
  • • Mirena insertion or removal;
  • • PrEP.
Onsite Services
  • • 24 Hours Blood Pressure Monitor
  • • ECG
  • • Holter Monitor
  • • Spirometry

Fees may apply, please call us for more information.

Meet Our Team

Dr Cecile Arcena


Dr Cecile has over 15 years experience as a GP in Melbourne. Her special interests include, but are not limited to, women's and children's health, skin diseases including skin cancer, occupational health, travel medicine and chronic disease management.

She is also an accredited Shared Maternity Care provider for the Royal Women's Hospital, Sunshine Hospital and Mercy Hospitals. Also an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and a member of the GP Supervisors Australia.

Dr Ben Facundo


Dr Ben is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and has worked in the Gold Coast and Adelaide and has over 15 years of general practice experience.

His special interests include children and men's health, chronic disease management and mental health. He also does minor surgical procedures.

Dr James Nicola

Sports Chiropractor

Dr. James graduated from RMIT in 1998 with Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) degree then went on to complete a Bachelor of Clinical Science & Bachelor of Chiropractic Science double degree, graduating with distinction.

James is a holistic therapist who understands the benefits of a multi-modal tailored approach for all patients regardless of level of activity.

James’ other areas of special interest are pre and post-natal care, paediatrics and family health.

Ms Carla Battaglia


Carla Battaglia is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and has worked in a variety of settings, including: Aged Care; Community; Non-for Profit Organisations and Private Practice. She has a passion for nutrition, cooking and overall health and wellbeing and strives to help you on your health journey to gain positive results through realistic goals and education.

Carla specialises in the following areas (but not limited to):

  • • Weight management support;
  • • Dietary conditions (High cholesterol, blood pressure, heart disease);
  • • Type 1 and 2 Diabetes;
  • • Crohns Disease, Ulcerative Colitis;
  • • Coeliac Disease;
  • • IBS and much more...

Mr Ian Tran


Bringing over 20 years of physiotherapy experience to the team at Hampstead Medical, Ian has worked both internationally and domestically in both the public and private setting. Ian’s main areas of specialty involve treating cervicogenic headaches and helping people return to optimal health.

Ian has worked as a physiotherapist for the Victorian Mens Hockey team, Western Bulldogs Sons of the West program, Homeless Soccer World Cup, Nike International Soccer as well as heading up the physiotherapy team at the Maribyrnong Sports Academy. He is also an accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach and full qualified Pilates instructor.

In his spare time Ian enjoys spending time with his family, trail running and attempting to surf.

Melbourne Podiatry Group


Melbourne Podiatry Group was established by Chantel Rabusin, a qualified podiatrist dedicated to ensuring a high level of evidence-based practice is delivered to all patients. The podiatrists are motivated to further enhancing their education to ensure they deliver the latest treatment modalities.

All podiatrists work within the guidelines of The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Australasian Podiatry Council.

We treat a range of foot and ankle conditions such as sports related injuries, neurovascular diabetes assessments, conditions of the nail (ingrown, fungal) and conditions of the skin (callus, warts, corns).

After Hours Home Visits

After hours home visit doctor Bulk Billing service is available with our locum service – Home Doctor Service (13SICK).

They are available from:

  • Monday - Friday: 6:00pm – 8:00am
  • Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:00am
  • Sunday: Open 24 hours

Please call 137 425 for an appointment.

For more information please visit their website.

For medical emergencies, please call 000 to request an ambulance or present to the nearest hospital emergency department.