COVID-19 Update

Note: We DO NOT Perform COVID-19 Tests

IF YOU OR ANY MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY HAS:
    • Recently travelled overseas in the last 14 days AND have the following symptoms: fever, shortness of breath, cough, sore throat, OR;
    • Had close or casual contact in the 14 days before illness onset with a confirmed case of COVID-19, OR;
    • Picked someone up from the airport who recently travelled overseas and have the above symptoms.

DO NOT BOOK AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE OR ATTEND THE PRATICE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

Please call the dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398 for advice.
Alternatively, ring the nearest COVID-19 screening clinic at Sunshine Hospital on 03 8345 1333

Further information is also available here:
    1. For the Victorian Public – Coronavirus Disease: CLICK HERE
    2. Royal Melbourne Hospital COVID-19 Screening Clinic: CLICK HERE

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.

Book your Doctor's Appointment

Services

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.

Immunisations
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 Arcena

MD, FRACGP

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.

Dr Cecile is also an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and a member of the GP Supervisors Australia.

Dr Faiza Khan

Dr Faiza Khan

MBBS, FRACGP, DipCH,
M WomHMed, FPSS

Dr Faiza Khan has over 10 years experience as a GP in Melbourne. She has the gift as she calls it, to attract all sorts of complex cases from mental health problems to paediatrics. She has a post graduate diploma in paediatrics from Westmead Children’s Hospital and Masters in Women’s Health Medicine. She is also a Registered Focussed Psychological Strategies Provider and an examiner for the RACGP.

Dr Khan speaks Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and enjoys watching psychological thrillers with her husband. She is a huge, lifelong Roger Federer fan! She lives by the motto that: Life is not to merely exist. It is to be lived by learning, by immersing oneself fully. Let yourself go and you will find your way across the biggest oceans. Be grateful, be humble, for nothing you claim to own is ever truly yours. We are given the power of sight, we should ask humbly for the power of vision.

Dr James Nicola

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

Ms Carla Battaglia

Dietitian

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

Mr Ian Tran

Physiotherapist

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

Podiatrist

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.

COVID-19 Update

Note: We DO NOT Perform COVID-19 Tests

IF YOU OR ANY MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY HAS:
    • Recently travelled overseas in the last 14 days AND have the following symptoms: fever, shortness of breath, cough, sore throat, OR;
    • Had close or casual contact in the 14 days before illness onset with a confirmed case of COVID-19, OR;
    • Picked someone up from the airport who recently travelled overseas and have the above symptoms.

DO NOT BOOK AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE OR ATTEND THE PRATICE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

Please call the dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398 for advice.
Alternatively, ring the nearest COVID-19 screening clinic at Sunshine Hospital on 03 8345 1333

Further information is also available here:
    1. For the Victorian Public – Coronavirus Disease: CLICK HERE
    2. Royal Melbourne Hospital COVID-19 Screening Clinic: CLICK HERE