The Village GP Black Rock

Opening Hours

Monday

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Thursday

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM – 12 NOON

We are now open for face to face consultations on Saturdays. You may book online at anytime or contact one of our receptionists during the week.

Welcome to Black Rock’s Local GP Medical Centre

Our centre in Black Rock offers modern healthcare for your modern lifestyle. We are proudly COVID Safe and Telehealth consultations are now available. We are here to keep you well, so we have GP’s, specialist doctors, Allied Health and 4Cyte Pathology collection all on-site.

We believe in wellbeing and prevention, not just helping you when you get sick. We are a private billing practice serving the Bayside community including Black Rock, Sandringham, Beaumaris, Hampton, Cheltenham, Mentone & Brighton.

Meet our Care Team

Medical Team

Dr Maureen Burke

PRINCIPAL GENERAL PRACTITIONER / OWNER

BSc, MBBS, FRACGP, DCH

Dr Michael Aizen

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

MBBS, FRACGP, FACRRM, FRACMA

Dr Alison Richards

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

MBBS, FRACGP, Diploma of Child Health

Dr Kelly-Anne Garnier

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

BSc MBA BMBS FRACGP

Mon Evenings & Wed/Thur/Fri Mornings 

Dr Alfaz Emadi

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

FRACGP, MRCGP, MBBS, DCH, DFFP, PGCTPC

Dr Jacqueline Rakov

CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST

MBBS GCCS MPsychiatry GCFBS MHPE FRANZCP Cert. Forensic Psychiatry

Saturdays. For appointments, please phone the clinic directly.

Dr Gerrard Alhami

ENDOCRINLOGIST

Wednesdays. For appointments, please phone the clinic directly.

MBBS, FRACP (Endocrinology and General Medicine)

Nursing Team

Sinead Horton

PRACTICE NURSE

Cathy Nguyen

PRACTICE NURSE

Allied Health Team

Sandra McNamara

PSYCHOLOGIST

BA, PGradDipEdPsych, Dip Counselling and Psychotherapy, Member of theAustralian Psychological Society (MAPS), Registered psychologist with Psychology Board Australia

Wednesdays.

Jess Belobrov

LACTATION CONSULTANT

Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Registered Midwife, Child Birth Educator

Fortnightly Tuesday 

Dogtor Paddy

OUR CERTIFIED THERAPY DOG

Administrative Team

Jacob Blackmore

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Kate Cook

SENIOR RECEPTIONIST

Stevie Landgraf

PRACTICE MANAGER

Some of the Services We Provide

  • Child Health & Development
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Women’s Health & Fertility
  • Men’s Health
  • Chronic Conditions (e.g. Diabetes, Osteoarthritis, Asthma and COPD)
  • Cardiovascular Conditions and Hypertension
  • Weight Loss
  • Minor Procedures (e.g. skin lesion biopsy and removal, and joint injections)
  • Iron Infusions
  • Cryotherapy
  • Ear Syringing
  • Health Assessments (including 45-49 and 75+ Year Old)
  • Dressing and Wound Management
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Onsite Pathology
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Cantharidin (Wart Treatment)
  • Telehealth Consultations
  • COVID Vaccine 
  • Skin Checks 
  • Child Health & Development
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Women’s Health & Fertility
  • Men’s Health
  • Chronic Conditions (e.g. Diabetes, Osteoarthritis, Asthma and COPD)
  • Cardiovascular Conditions and Hypertension
  • Weight Loss
  • Minor Procedures (e.g. skin lesion biopsy and removal, and joint injections)
  • Iron Infusions
  • Cryotherapy
  • Ear Syringing
  • Health Assessments (including 45-49 and 75+ Year Old)
  • Dressing and Wound Management
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Onsite Pathology
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Cantharidin (Wart Treatment)
  • Telehealth Consultations
  • COVID Vaccine 
  • Skin Checks 

Fees

General Practice

Below is a list of fees for our most frequently booked appointment types. Our GP fees are time based. Click HERE for a full table of our time based fees.

Dr. Michael Aizen and Dr. Alison Richards

DurationFeeOut of pocket costRebate
StandardUp to 15 mins$90$50.90$39.10
LongUp to 30 mins$180$104.25$75.75
Mental Health Care PlanUp to 30 mins$180$85.25$94.75
New patientUp to 30 mins$180$104.25$75.75

Dr. Kelly-Anne Garnier and Dr. Maureen Burke

DurationFeeOut of pocket costRebate
StandardUp to 20 mins$120$44.25$75.75
LongUp to 40 mins$240$128.50$111.50
Mental Health Care PlanUp to 40 mins$240$100.45$139.55
New patientUp to 50 mins$260$148.50$111.50

Lifestyle Medicine – Dr. Kelly-Anne Garnier

DurationFeeOut of pocket costMedicare rebate
Up to 20 mins$140$64.25$75.75
Up to 30 mins$220$144.25$75.75
Up to 40 mins$280$168.50$111.50
Up to 50 mins$320$208.50$111.50
New patient 50 mins$280$168.50$111.50

New patients require a ‘New Patient’ appointment. For Dr. Kelly and Dr. Maureen, this includes 10 minutes spent with the nurse to gather some basic information.

Children under 16, Health Care Card & DVA White Card holders attract a discount.

DVA Gold Card holders will be bulk-billed.

Some consumables (eg. dressings) may be added to the fee. Procedures (for example skin excision or iron infusion) attract an additional fee.

Some consultations do not attract a rebate, due to Medicare rules. Please ask your doctor if you have any questions.

Please be advised that we apply a surcharge to all of our card transactions. 0.9% for Visa and Mastercard, 1.5% for American Express. These surcharges are calculated to cover the cost of processing card transactions.

A minimum of 3 hours notice is required for a cancellation. Failure to attend an appointment (without a valid reason or notification) will incur the following fee: $75 short/ $150 long

Payment is required on the day.

Mental Health

Psychology

Mrs. Sandra McNamara

DurationFeeOut of pocket costMedicare rebate
Psychology (Item 80110)50 mins$170$81.75$88.25
Psychology (Item 80100)30 mins$110$47 .45$62.55

Dr. Kelly-Anne Garnier

DurationFeeOut of pocket costMedicare rebate
Focussed Psychological Strategies60 mins$360$222$138

Psychiatry

Dr. Jacqueline Rakov

DURATION (MINS)FULL PRICEAFTER REBATE
New patient appointment45$450$216.25
Returning patient appointment (Long)30$200$122.35
Psychiatry returning patient appointment (up to 60)60$380$215.10
Psychiatric Assessment (item 291)45$650$243.65

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Frequently Asked Questions

You don’t need a referral letter to attend The Village GP Black Rock. Appointments can be easily booked online at thevillagegpblackrock.com.au, or by contacting our friendly receptionists by phone on (03) 8202 3000.

Just email us at info@thevillagegpblackrock.com, but please inform us if it’s something urgent. Always call 000 in an emergency.

Your current doctor may refer you to another practitioner or specialist in order to help support and manage your condition, and referrals can be discussed during your consultation with us.

Please call 000 or go to your nearest hospital.

We accept payment by Credit and Debit cards. We don’t accept cash or keep it on the premises.

Some of the services available at The Village GP Black Rock may be covered by your private health fund. To find out if you are eligible for a rebate, please contact your private health fund provider.

If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, please notify the centre at least one business day prior to the appointment. Thank you.

You’ll be sent a confirmation when you book, and a reminder both five days and 24 hours before your appointment.

For patients of Dr Maureen, Dr Kelly-Anne, and Dr Alison, most standard repeat or replacement scripts can be requested online. 

Click here to order your script.

For patients of Dr Michael and Dr Alison, please book an appointment. 

You will be given any test results by your regular doctor, unless agreed otherwise.

There are two main ways to contact The Village GP Black Rock, via phone or email. If you are experiencing an emergency please contact ‘000’ immediately.

For general enquiries, email is the most efficient way to communicate with us. Our email address is info@thevillagegpblackrock.com and we will respond to all emails within 2 business days.

Our phone lines operate during our opening hours. Our phone number is (03)8202 3000.

If you are contacting us about creating, changing or cancelling an appointment, please note that you cannot book or alter appointments via email. For your convenience you can make appointments via the website or on the AMS app at any time, or by phoning the clinic. If you need to alter an appointment please call our receptionists on (03)8202 3000.

Opening hours for the clinic can be found on our home page side bar.

Driving to the clinic

We are located at 29 Bluff Road. There is a 2 hour council car park adjacent to the practice, just 3 doors up the street.

Public Transport

The closest bus stop is at Karakatta St/Bluff Road and is serviced by the 600-922-923 Southland to St. Kilda via Sandringham line, or the 825 Moorabbin to Southland via Black Rock and Mentone Line.

We always want to know how you feel, so just email us at info@thevillagegpblackrock.com.

If you, or a family member, need an interpreter for your appointment, please let our receptionists know.

The Village GP Black Rock has an afterhours agreement with DoctorDoctor. This service provides bulk-billed, medical consultations in the home weekdays from 6:00pm, Saturdays from 12 noon, as well as Sundays and Public Holidays.

Taking care of you, includes protecting your privacy. You can find a link to our Privacy Policy at the bottom of this web page.

Join The Team

Are you looking for a role in general practice? Or are you a GP who is looking for the perfect balance – rewarding, evidence based practice and beach lifestyle within a supportive team of like-minded professionals? We would love to hear from you. Please email us at info@thevillagegpblackrock.com and the team will put you in touch with Dr. Maureen Burke, our clinic owner.  

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    Clinic Update

    Cold & Flu Clinic 

    Face to face appointments are available for patients who have mild to moderate respiratory conditions including COVID-19, influenza and pneumonia. Please click ‘Book now’ and choose the ‘Cold and Flu Clinic’ appointment type.

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    Online Repeat Scripts 

    For patients of Dr Kelly-Anne and Dr Alison, most standard repeat or replacement scripts can be requested online. 

    Click here to order your script.

    For patients of Dr Michael & Dr Maureen please book an appointment. 

     

     

    Flu Vaccine and COVID-19 Pfizer Dose 4 available.

    Book your Vaccine

     

    Let’s stay safe together.

     

    Masks are still required in a health care setting. They protect not only you, also those around you. We understand that at times you may forget your mask, so if this happens we invite you to make a gold coin donation to MND Victoria and use one of ours.

    Telehealth appointments are still available, however, if you have not been seen face to face within the last 12 months you will not be eligible for a Medicare rebate. 

    Unvaccinated patients are also welcomed at the practice. Please call us 03 8202 3000 to arrange your appointment.