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Med1 Clinic gives you a quick access to world-class, experienced GPs, allied health professionals and specialists who are passionate about the health and wellbeing of our patients.
April 27, 2021
Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) PhD
Tonya has a Bachelor of Human Nutrition, Bachelor of Human Nutrition (Honours) and a Masters of Dietetic Practice at La Trobe University. She is currently doing her PhD at Deakin University. She has 3 years’ experience working in the private practice sector in many general practice clinics around Melbourne’s Northern and Western suburbs. Alongside this, she has experience in research working on multiple research projects.
Tonya believes that the root of good health comes from nutrition. She is passionate about promoting health and nutrition literacy, helping others achieve and sustain a flexible and mindful healthy lifestyle, provide individual simplistic nutrition advice and investigating the latest nutrition research.
Tonya can fluently speak Greek to her clients and provides translated nutrition resources and diet plans.
What is the role of a dietitian and what do they offer?
Dietitians are experts in food and nutrition. A dietitian can help people maintain their health and reduce their risk of developing chronic disease. They provide guidance about how to appropriately manage diets and nutrition for people who may be affected by health conditions such as:
Dietitians working in the community offer a broad range of services to support people in managing their nutritional requirements. Key areas of work for dietitians are:
Medical nutrition therapy – working with patients to assess their health and nutritional needs and to assist them to manage their medical condition(s) and symptoms via the use of a specifically tailored diet. Medical nutrition therapy may also involve enteral nutrition provision, monitoring and evaluation for a wide range of conditions.
Food service management – working with residential aged care facilities, child care centres and group homes for people with disabilities to provide clinical care, staff training, menu assessment and planning, and compliance monitoring of therapeutic diets.
Community and Public Health Nutrition – working with non-government and government organisations to develop preventive health programs, diabetes education and cardiovascular education, food security programs, to deliver nutrition education for groups, and to deliver activities such as supermarket tours and cooking classes.
I’m an accredited counsellor and social worker with extensive experience in helping individuals with a wide range of mental health issues specifically adults who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, life transitions, health and well-being, resilience and self-esteem. I have a particular interest in family therapy and working with individuals and couples to build more effective relationships. I also have extensive experience helping individual with family violence issues and also been working in a school with students.
I come from Persian background and would welcome clients who may be more comfortable conversing in Farsi and Dari
All aspects of adult and children psychiatry including recovering from family violence, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, and anxiety disorders.
PhD, Rehabilitation; Masters in Med Ed & Physio;
Our experienced physiotherapist, Dr Reza has PhD, Masters and Bachelor’s degrees in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation and has over 30 years of diverse experience in physiotherapy including musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, sports injuries, pain syndromes, falls prevention and geriatrics. He is interested in a hands-on approach to physiotherapy management and treatment including mobilisation and soft-tissue techniques, electro therapy and exercise prescriptions amongst other things. He specialises in Orthopaedics especially rehabilitation after joint replacement, Geriatrics, Sports injuries, Back Pain, Work-related injuries, and Car accidents to support his clients to return to their sport or work. Since receiving his PhD from Melbourne University in osteoarthritis and back pain, he is teaching in the physiotherapy postgraduate and undergraduate courses at La Trobe University, Bundoora.
Dr. Zamani is an interventional cardiologist with special interest in complex coronary intervention and structural heart disease.
He completed his undergraduate medical study in Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. He then completed his specialty in Internal Medicine by achieving Sub-specialty in Cardiology at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. After training in interventional cardiology in Tehran, Germany and Switzerland, he led a cardiac team in performing the first angioplasty case in Shiraz in 1994
He was then appointed as an Associate Professor of cardiology at Shiraz University and he was actively involved in a substantial number of cardiovascular interventions including complex coronary and peripheral vascular interventions for over 20 years.
In Australia he completed a one-year cardiology interventional fellowship in 2015, followed by a peer review year at the Alfred Hospital and is now fully recognised by the Australian College of Physicians as a Cardiologist in Australia.
Med1 Clinic is very pleased to have Dr Zamani on board as he can see the a range of cardiology patients, based on his vast experience in pacemaker implantation, CT coronary angiography, Cardiac MRI, Echocardiography, and all aspects of cardiology including heart failure.
Dr Zamani has hospital appointments at The Alfred Hospital, Western Private Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital (Werribee)
Dr. Zamani is fluent in English and Farsi languages.
Unlike women, men ignore unusual symptoms and hardly visit the doctor. There are certain medical conditions that affect men’s health considerably, which is why scheduling regular check-ups with your doctor is important. For men’s health care services in Melbourne, you can trust the experts of Med1 Clinic. We have a specialist team, offering comprehensive medical care for men of all age groups. Be it your sexual health or general well-being, our highly skilled and experienced doctors can provide the personalised treatments and help improving your overall health.
We Can Help You With:
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Do you know that more than one million Australians are diagnosed with iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia? People with low iron suffer from frequent headaches, lower immunity and other medical conditions. Here at Med1 Clinic, we offer iron infusions to our patients who have low levels of iron in their body. This is a short procedure that involves injecting iron carboxymaltase intravenously. The infusion will run for about 30 minutes, wherein your blood pressure and pulse are recorded at regular intervals.
So, if you have iron deficiency and can’t tolerate capsules, please call and talk to us today.
Need professional advice on family planning? Med1 Clinic offers personalised family planning services as a part of our healthcare services. Whether you require preconception counselling or wish to discuss your contraceptive options, our family planning services can be designed to match your exact needs.
During your appointment with us, our dedicated female GPs provide expert care and advice on all contraceptive options available to you. From oral contraceptives, implants, patches and natural family planning, we excel in all contraceptive options and recommend the best method, matching your preferences and medical history.
For further details on our family planning services, call our clinic and speak to our friendly team.
Every family should have a family medicine doctor at their disposal to get routine examinations for keeping the family healthy and to diagnose any health concerns or issues that may arise. Med1 Clinic has experienced family practitioners who can care for people of all ages and stages of life. In addition to diagnosing and treating the chronic illness, stroke, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, asthma and cancer, our family medicine doctors also provide
Do you need one family physician to take care of your entire family’s health? Call our clinic and let us know your healthcare needs.
Having regular cervical screening is extremely crucial for women for the prevention of cervical cancer. The cervical screening is a test that involves detecting the growth of abnormal cells in the cervix. When these abnormal cells are detected at the early stage, they can be prevented from multiplying and developing into cervical cancer.
At Med1 Clinic, we offer cervical screening conducted by experienced female GPs with profound knowledge and interest in women’s health. During your appointment, we collect the cells from the cervix and send them to the lab for testing. If the test results show anything abnormal, we will give you the best advice about the next steps. We will also be able to arrange a specialist for you, if required.
To have cervical screening, please call and book an appointment today.
If you have asthma and would like to get professional advice on managing the condition, the experienced doctors of Med1 Clinic can help you. Our doctors can help you manage this condition by providing a variety of resources such as personal consultations, education and support so that you can become symptom-free as quickly as possible.
We also involve a variety of specialist teams, including psychologists, physiotherapists and dietitians to care for you. Moreover, you can meet with our asthma educator who can help you by pointing out what you should do to prevent asthma attacks, get adequate night sleep and maintain healthy lungs all through your life. We also offer hands-on training sessions with our asthma educator who will teach you how to use the inhaler device and cope up with asthma with medication.
For further details about our asthma education & support services, call our clinic today.
Choosing the right clinic for antenatal care is a crucial step to take as soon as you come to know that you are pregnant. Med1 Clinic in Melbourne provides all of the support that a woman needs during her pregnancy. The antenatal care that you receive from our obstetricians will be tailored to your needs. We will recommend tests and treatments depending on your health conditions and any problems that you have been experiencing during pregnancy. Moreover, our leading obstetrician will prepare an antenatal care schedule and help you prepare for the delivery.
Our Antenatal Care Services Include
To arrange an appointment with our obstetrician, please call our clinic today.
Acupuncture is a treatment that involves fine needles being inserted into specific areas on the body for therapeutic purposes. At Med1 Clinic, we use acupuncture therapy to treat a variety of conditions, including
Our acupuncture therapy stimulates the nerves to produce happy hormones – endorphins and oxytocin that help reduce pain, promote relaxation and improve overall wellbeing.
To book your acupuncture sessions, please call and speak to our helpful team today.
Med1 Clinic understands the importance of sexual health for optimal mental and physical wellbeing. Our specialist consultants and doctors are highly experienced in dealing with more complex sexual health concerns and advise you on the prevention, detection and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and infections in a discreet manner.
Our Sexual Health Care Services Include
For further details on sexual health, call and talk to our experts today.
With a commitment to building a healthy community, Med1 Clinic offers comprehensive health care services to the refugees arriving to Melbourne. To come up with a personalised health care program, we will review the present and past medical history of the person as well as conduct the following tests:
If you would like to know more about our refugee health care programs, call and speak with us now!
Occupational Medicine & Worksafe:
Occupational medicine is nothing but the preventive medicine intended to ensure good health, safety and performance of the workers. At Med1 Clinic, we work with businesses, insurers, employees, public health, and occupational safety and health professionals for creating safer workplaces. Our skilled occupational medicine specialist provides first-class medical care to workers with illnesses and work-related injuries.
What Do We Specialise In?
From diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions to rehabilitations and beyond, we have the expertise to provide the best possible care for a full range of work-related conditions, including stress, chronic fatigue syndrome, back pain and psychological support.
For any questions you may have about occupational medicine and worksafe, feel free to call and talk to us now!
A minor surgical procedure includes any surgery performed in an outpatient setting using a local anaesthetic in a safe, sterile environment. Med1 Clinic performs a huge number of minor surgical procedures in a safe and pleasing environment of our clinic. While the length of the time required for a surgery depends on the type of procedure performed, our specialist doctors try to complete most of the surgical procedures within minutes.
Minor Surgical Procedures Performed At Med1 Clinic Include
If you would like more information on our travel medicine and vaccinations, call and speak to us today.
At Med1 Clinic, we are passionate about caring for women and dedicated to delivering excellence in women’s health. We have female doctors and GPs specialised in women’s health, so you can rest assured that a specialist is always on hand to talk through any health concerns you may have and give you expert advice.
Our most popular health care services for women include
Being up-to-date with travel medicine and vaccinations is a vital aspect of minimising the risk of developing certain medical conditions while traveling abroad. As a leading travel clinic in Melbourne, Med1 Clinic offers expert travel advice and vaccinations for people visiting countries overseas.
Types Of Travel Vaccinations Administered
Worried about a wound that’s not healing? Well, wound healing is a tedious process that’s influenced by various medical factors. The expert team at Med1 Clinic follows the most comprehensive, proven clinical method that helps the wound heal faster.
Comprehensive Healing Approach
With all the above information, we will come up with a treatment plan that stimulates the healing process.
Is your wound bothering you? Call and schedule an appointment with us now!
Worried about your weight? Well, carrying excess weight can lead to serious health complications and increase your risk of stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer and diabetes. With enormous knowledge and experience in weight management, the specialist multidisciplinary team at Med1 Clinic provides a tailor-made weight loss plan to people who are struggling to lose weight. We help you understand the importance of food in your wellbeing and develop personalised weight management plan that helps you maintain a healthy weight and lead a better life.
We are here to support you!
Whenever you think of us, we will be there for you to provide expert support and consultation.
Being diagnosed with skin cancer can be overwhelming, but the specialised dermatologists at Med1 Clinic are committed to providing the expertise and resources necessary to treat the condition quickly and effectively. With a multidisciplinary approach and a comprehensive health care team, we can diagnose and treat all types of skin cancers.
Types Of Skin Cancers Treated Include
We believe in early evaluations of questionable skin lesions, which help us to diagnose the cancer in the early stage, when it can be more easily treated. Moreover, we provide highly personalised care, involving careful monitoring of patients with frequent appointments.
For skin cancer screening, give us a call and book an appointment today.