Our Independant Medical Consultants
Dr Joseph Horvat
Joe has an interest in all aspects of General Practice but does have a special interest in Diabetes. Joe is also an accredited GP supervisor who was nominated for Supervisor of the year in 2013.
Dr Rory Bartlett
Dr Rory Bartlett graduated from Deakin University in 2011 and worked between The Austin and The Northern Hospital before starting GP training. He completed half of his GP time at Vineyard Medical Centre. He enjoys treating patients of all ages however has special interests in paediatrics and patients with chronic medical conditions.
Dr Anna Proietto
Anna graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2013 and commenced her GP training in 2018. Anna lives in the Macedon Ranges and is committed to providing comprehensive holistic care to her patients with a particular interest in Obesity, Child and Adolescent Health, Women’s Health and Chronic Disease Management. She is qualified in Implanon insertion/removal. Anna also works part-time as a medical educator. When Anna is not at work, she is a busy mother of 3 children and a passionate vegetable gardener.
Dr Chantal Gangemi
Dr Chantal Gangemi completed one of her registrar terms at Vineyard Medical Centre in 2019 and has now returned on a permanent part-time basis. Chantal graduated from Deakin University in 2015 and went on to complete hospital training at The Northern Hospital. She then progressed to General Practice training and recently completed this, becoming a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2020. Chantal enjoys all facets of General Practice with special interests in children's health and travel medicine. She has also completed a Diploma in Child Health and is Implanon accredited.
Dr Faith Drew
Dr Faith Drew is an Australian trained GP and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She has worked with Eastern Health before embarking into GP training. She has work experience as a GP in QLD, NT and in remote indigenous community. She enjoys all aspects of medicine and is trained on procedures like IUD and implanon insertions and removal, ingrown toe nail resection, skin checks and procedures. She lives in Macedon Ranges and enjoys her free time with family.
Dr Jim Lupton
Jim's clinical interests include the care of children, along with obstetrics and gynaecology.
Jim is an accreditated GP supervisor who has a great passion for teaching. Jim was awarded Supervisior of the year in 2011.
Dr Trisha Cunningham
Trisha graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2003. After working in the hospital system for 10 years, Trisha moved to the Macedon Ranges to start her GP training in 2012, and has remained working locally since finishes her GP training in 2014.
While Trisha enjoys all aspects of General Practice she has a special interest in stitches and plaster, Child & Adolescent Health, Women's Health and Travel Medicine.
Trisha is qualified in Implanon insertion/removal and Mirena removal as well as minor procedures.
Most recently Trisha has furthered her studies to become a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME).
Outside of work Trisha is a dedicated Western Bulldogs supporter who enjoys attending games with her daughter and family.
Dr Erica Halligan
After graduating from Australian National University in 2012, Dr Erica Halligan completed an Advanced Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and spent several years working at University Hospital Geelong. Erica enjoys all aspects of general practice with a special interest in women’s health, paediatrics and dermatology. She provides antenatal shared care and has done further training in breastfeeding and infant sleep issues to help families during the newborn period. Erica inserts and removes Implanon and Mirena IUD contraception. She has also upskilled in skin cancer medicine and performs skin checks and excisions.
Dr Anthony Bianco
Dr Anthony Bianco graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Medicine in 2016. He completed further training at Western Health and the Austin Hospital before moving into General Practice.
He enjoys seeing a variety of patients in General Practice and his clinical interests include Child and Adolescent Health, Sports injuries and Chronic Disease Management.
Away from medicine he enjoys travelling and playing sports in particular Soccer, Golf and Running.
GP Registrars currently on placement:
Dr Kirsten Jensen
Dr Sofie Mikosza
Dr Eleanor Tangas
Dr Binari Wijesundara
General Practice Registrars
Vineyard Medical Centre is incredibly lucky to take part in the GP training program currently provided by MCCC. This program allows Doctors to complete placements where they can specialise in general practice.
Our Admin Team
Vineyard Medical Centre have a friendly group of Receptionists and Admin staff to help support our clinical team.
General Manager: Sally
Senior Receptionist GP: Sandra
Senior Receptionist Allied: Anita
Medical Records: Kate
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