Weight Loss Doctors Melbourne

Our Weight Loss Team…

The doctors at Elina Weight Loss are all members of ANZOS (Australia New Zealand Obesity Society). We are passionate about helping people achieve their goals using the latest evidence science has to offer.

Our program involves; diet plans, behavioural programs, appetite suppressants when needed and a path to long term weight management. We can show you how to not only lose weight but confidently manage it for the rest of your life. We want this to be the last program you ever do.

 



Dr Helen Steele

Dr Helen Steele

Weight Loss Clinician

Helen grew up in Bendigo and studied at Monash University graduating in 2006.

She has worked in a variety of urban, regional and rural areas of Australia including remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.

Helen is a dedicated compassionate doctor who can tailor the right tools to help you achieve a healthier happier you.

Since having her own children she has a renewed appreciation of the difficulties often faced by new parents and understands that juggling children and work often leaves little time for self care.

Dr Jan Parker

Dr Jan Parker

Weight Loss Clinician

Dr Jan Parker graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1980 and completed a Diploma in Obstetrics in the UK in 1985.

Her special areas of interest include Evidence based Management of Weight, Women’s Health, Paediatrics and Antenatal Care.

She has been practising in the Waverley area for over 20 years. She has completed additional training in weight loss management and is very keen to help guide patients on their weight loss journey

Outside of medicine her interests include ballet, music, reading and gardening. She is married and has 3 children.

Dr Sudha Palit

Dr Sudha Palit

Weight Loss Clinician

Sudha graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2009 and completed her Fellowship in General Practice in 2015.

She loves all areas of general practice in particular children’s health, aged care, mental health and skin cancer medicine.

Sudha has also completed a a bachelor in Biomedical Science, has  a Masters in Primary Health Care to complement her passion  for supporting patients in their weight loss journey.

Dr Ina Takkar

Dr Ina Takkar

Weight Loss Clinician

Ina  was born in India and graduated from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. She arrived in Australia in 1998. She has a special interest in women’s health, antenatal care and paediatrics. She has been working as a GP in Victoria since 2002. Ina understands the challenges faced by patients trying to lose weight and struggling to keep it off.

She speaks fluent Hindi and Punjabi and in her spare time enjoys reading, music and has two school age children.

Dr Harpreet Singh

Dr Harpreet Singh

Weight Loss Clinician

Harpreet grew up in Western Australia and graduated in 1996 from University of Western Australia. He has worked as a GP in the Waverley area for over 18 years. Harpreet has a deep commitment to treating patients with dignity and compassion. He recognises the challenges that many patients face when confronted with the seemingly endless cycle of weight loss and regain. He understands that one treatment does not fit all and that an understanding of an individual’s needs and personal circumstances can make the difference in a successful outcome. He is passionate about science and the scientific method and is committed to making the latest medical research and evidence accessible and relevant to all under his care.

Ms Jane Lee

Ms Jane Lee

Phsyiotherapist

Jane graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2009. Since then she has had a variety of experience in aged care, workplace health and training, soccer club as well as private practice.

She provides physiotherapy management which includes dry needling, kinesio taping and customised exercise programs for weight loss.

Ms Julie Murdoch

Ms Julie Murdoch

Psychologist

Julie has been a psychologist in general practice for the past 12 years. She works in the Hallam and Glen Waverley areas.

Julie’s interest and expertise are in the mental health area including: anxiety, depression, and in other areas including relationship crises, alcohol and drug issues, post natal depression, employment problems, chronic pain and weight management.

Ms Silva Nazaretian

Ms Silva Nazaretian

Dietitian

Silvas’s particular fields of interests include the nutritional management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, weight management, gastrointestinal disorders and sports nutrition. Silva is passionate about providing individuals of all ages with the necessary knowledge and tools to empower her patients to make healthy and informed decisions and achieve a healthy and nutritionally balanced lifestyle.


Our Reception Team…

Our friendly receptionists can help you with appointments. We have appointments available 7 days that are not all  published on our online booking page. Please call and ask if you can’t find anything suitable online.
Our Weight  loss Doctors are happy to call you if you have any questions about the program. Please email or leave a message at reception and we will call you to discuss any queries.

 

 



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