Travel Health Advice

Holiday Season Travel Advice

Warm weather and the Christmas season are knocking on our doors! The holiday season is beckoning and many of us are finally finding time off from our daily routines.  Many of us will pack our suitcases to travel aboard, as exotic overseas destinations become more affordable each year. To help ensure that your expensive trip

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Q Fever Vaccinations at CBD Doctors Melbourne


您可以在澳大利亚接种Q热病疫苗,该疫苗预防Q热的有效率为83%-100%。 Q热疫苗适用于15岁及以上人群。在接种疫苗前,接种者需要接受血液和皮肤测试,以确定接种者之前没有接触过Q热或接种过该疫苗 – 已接触过Q热的人若接受接种将会产生严重不良反应。 CBD Doctors墨尔本提供Q热血液和皮肤测试。如果患者之前未接触过Q热,则可以预约一周后接受Q热疫苗接种。随后,CBD Doctors的医生会将您的免疫状态上传到澳大利亚Q热登记处。

Asthma and Hay-fever

“If you sneeze and wheeze – think of asthma, please” Are you ready for summer? Are you allergic to pollen? Do you suffer from hay-fever or asthma? Hay-fever Allergic rhinitis, commonly referred to as hay fever, is the most common allergic disorder in Australia and New Zealand. It is often underdiagnosed, undertreated and often sub-optimally

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Managing patients with serious illnesses, cancer and palliative care patients

At CBD Doctors Melbourne we are proud to offer individualised medical care to patients with chronic illnesses, chronic pain, terminal illnesses, patients with complex care needs and also palliative care patients. Patients who are ongoing different treatments including chemotherapy are welcome to our practice, particularly patients who experience side effects of chemotherapy. We would work

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Full Body Skin / Mole Checks at CBD Doctors Melbourne

Book Appointment What should I expect during my Full Body Skin Check appointment? At the beginning of your skin check appointment, we will go through a few questions before giving you a gown and ask you to dress down to your underwear. The doctor will complete a comprehensive head-to-toe skin check using a specialist handheld

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Full Body Skin Cancer/Mole Checks at CBD Doctors Melbourne

Full Body Skin Cancer/Mole Checks at CBD Doctors Melbourne   Melanoma is the most common skin cancer in people aged between 15 and 25 years old. At the CBD Doctors Melbourne we provide whole body skin/mole checks in order to both detect skin cancers and follow up spots that may potentially transform into cancer. Our

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Welcoming Dr Timothy Staunton-Smith

A very warm welcome to the latest addition to CBD Doctors Melbourne – Dr Timothy Staunton-Smith. Dr Timothy Staunton-Smith Dr Tim Staunton-Smith graduated from the University of Queensland in 1995 and completed his General Practice Fellowship in 2000.  He has worked as a General Practitioner in Queensland (predominately Brisbane), Sydney, London, Gippsland and Melbourne. Tim

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Welcoming Dr Natasha Mitik-Dineva

A very warm welcome to the latest additions to CBD Doctors Melbourne – Dr Natasha Mitik-Dineva. Dr Natasha Mitik-Dineva Dr Natasha Mitik-Dineva is a Fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, having completed a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr Mitik-Dineva is accredited to provide Shared Care (maternity) with The Northern and Mercy Hospitals

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Updates in Obesity Part 3 of 3 – How to take control

We know now that after losing weight hunger level increases. Any exercise helps.  Exercise is so much more than simply burning calories – it also reduces inflammation that is involved in trajectory of positive obesity management. An added benefit is that muscle loss is also prevented.  The current recommendation is to be involved in some

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Updates in Obesity Part 2 of 3 – Myths and Diets

In part two of this three part series, Dr Jelena Radosavljevic from CBD Doctors Melbourne will discuss myths and the diets used to control obesity – both the good and the bad. Click here to read Updates in Obesity – Myths and Diets Part 1 Although we have not found a magic pill we have

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Updates in Obesity Part 1 of 3 – The chronic disease epidemic

We need to live with the fact obesity is a chronic disease much like hypertension and diabetes. It requires both a multidisciplinary approach and on-going care.  In this three part series, Dr Jelena Radosavljevic from CBD Doctors Melbourne will discuss myths, diets and the best way to take control of this epidemic. In this century

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Tele-Health @ CBD Doctors Melbourne

Tele-health consultations is a new service being offered by CBD Doctors Melbourne which has been designed to assist both new and existing patients that are unable to attend the practice in person. A Tele-health appointment allows the same level of care to patients that a face-to-face consultation would provide.  If a medication prescription, referral, Pathology

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Coronavirus – Is Melbourne at risk?

As has been reported in the news, the latest strain of Coronavirus has broken out in Wuhan, China – with over 800 confirmed cases at the time of writing throughout South-East Asia and as far as the United States. Similar to previous MERS and SARS outbreaks in recent years, the Wuhan coronavirus often presents with

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