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.

Hampstead Medical understands that a personal approach is essential to understanding and obtaining the best outcomes. With the option of either male or female doctors, we deliver high quality health care and are open 6 days a week.

Our online booking service provides a convenient way to book your medical appointment. Or you can contact us directly regarding how we can best assist you.

At Hampstead Medical, we understand that having good communication with your doctor is important and you can be assured that our GP specialists are highly qualified, experienced, and accredited to assist with you and your family's health and well-being requirements.

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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 a difference to your quality of life.

Hampstead Medical understands that a personal approach is essential to understanding and obtaining the best outcomes.

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.
Mental health
Whether you are looking to increase your overall wellbeing and fulfilment through positive psychology, gain clarity on the mental health challenges you are facing or find better ways to manage an existing mental health condition, our team can recommend the best clinician to match your goals and individual preferences.
Sexual health and contraception advice
Hampstead Medical strives to provide open communication in a private and respectful approach in discussing sexual health. Our GP's are experienced and accredited providers for the following:
  • • Implanon insertion, replacement, or removal;
  • • Mirena/IUD insertion, replacement, or removal;
  • • PrEP.
Onsite Services
  • • ECG
  • • Immunisations
  • • IUD/ Mirena insertion & removal
  • • Implanon insertion & removal
  • • Iron Infusions
  • • Vitamin infusions
  • • Minor surgical procedures
  • • Pathology collection

Fees may apply, please call us for more information.

Doctors

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, FPSS, DipCH, MWomHMed
Accredited for IUD, Implanon insertions (CBT, ACT, Clinical Hypnosis)

Dr Faiza Khan has over 10 years’ experience as a General Practitioner, completing her fellowship in 2011. Dr Khan has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Paediatrics from Westmead Children’s Hospital (through UNSW) and holds a Masters in Women’s Health Medicine.

Dr Khan has completed her studies to be a Registered Focused Psychological Strategies Provider. The strategies used in FPS are clinical hypnosis and mindfulness, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy). Additionally, completing her qualifications in CBT and ACT.

More recently Dr Khan completed her accreditation in IUD and Implanon insertions/removals. Dr Khan is also an examiner for the RACGP.

Dr Faiza Khan offers a holistic approach with special interests in Women’s Health, Children’s health, IUD Insertion and removal, Mental Health, Hypnotherapy and Implanon insertion and removal.

Dr Khan speaks English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.

Dr Stephen Tsimos

Dr Stephen Tsimos

MD, FRACGP, BSc (Hons)

Dr Stephen Tsimos completed his Doctor of Medicine in 2016 at the University of Melbourne. Dr Tsimos worked in hospitals for several years which led him into General Practice, where he gained his RACGP fellowship.

Dr Tsimos is passionate and dedicated to all areas of general practice, fully embracing the patient-centre approach to medicine. Some of Dr Tsimos specialities include: Men’s Health, Children’s Health, Chronic Disease Management, Mental Health, Minor surgical procedures as well as Implanon Insertion/Removal.

Additionally, Dr Tsimos has a keen interest sharing his knowledge and teaching the new generation of doctors. Dr Tsimos speaks Greek and enjoys going on a hike or attending sporting events when he is not at the clinic.

Dr Aprille Barrientos

Dr Aprille Barrientos

GP Registrar, MD

Dr Aprille Barrientos is a General Practice Registrar. Dr Barrientos completed her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne in 2018. She has worked in the local hospital system for three years and has always been passionate about general practice.

Dr Barrientos is an active member of the community with volunteering at Teddy Bear Hospital, MDHS Mentoring Program and undertaking her Women and Children's Health Programs.

Barrientos has special interests in Women’s Health, Children’s Health, Preventative health care, Paediatrics and Obstetrics.

When Dr Barrientos isn't practicing as a General Practitioner Registrar, she is cooking up a storm, exploring the restaurants of Melbourne and spending time with her puppy, Charlotte.

Allied Health

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.

Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen

Podiatrist

Lisa Allen is the owner and sole practitioner of Changes A Foot Podiatry. She is a proud West-sider, living locally and joining the Hampstead Medical team in late 2021.

Lisa has practiced as a Podiatrist for 15-years and worked in both private and public clinics with "High Risk Foot Health" teams, both in Australia and the United Kingdom. Lisa has a passion for chronic disease management (in particular diabetic foot care) and feels strongly the value of consistent, high-quality care in helping her patients achieve happy and active lives.

Lisa’s areas of interest include: nail surgery, sports podiatry, diabetic foot care, chronic disease management and orthotic. Lisa also has a special interest in paediatric podiatry, and with two small children of her own, loves engaging with younger clients.

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...

Monica Tran

Back in Motion

Physiotherapists

Back in Motion provide highly trained and skilled physiotherapists to help with all areas of concern. They are passionate about what they do and strive to deliver the best for each patient.

Back in Motion offer physiotherapy, remedial massage, myotherapy, clinical exercise and exercise rehabilitation.

Back in Motion work holistically to help the patient heal properly. Their clinical approach is about results for life to deliver optimal lifelong physical health, rather than encourage reoccurring injuries that were not addressed appropriately.

Some of the areas the physiotherapist can help includes back pain, lower limb sporting injuries, post-operative rehabilitation and neck pain.

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.