The practising doctors at Palmers Medical Centre do MIXED BILLING, Fee charged for consultations. OPEN EVERYDAY THIS HOLIDAY / CHRISTMAS PERIOD 2023.


Palmers Medical Centre Woodlea

Palmers Medical Centre (PMC) Woodlea doctors offers the best medical care to their patients in the Aintree area in Western Melbourne. 

Palmers Medical Centre Woodlea was previously called MyDoctor Woodlea. 

MyDoctor Woodlea was located at 27 Woodlea Blvd, Aintree before it was relocated to the current location – T16, 2 Lim Way, Aintree, VIC 3336.


Meet the practising GPs at Woodlea


Dr. Anil K

MBBS, DA (Diploma of Anaesthetics), FRACGP

I have over 20 years of experience working in General Practice including over 16 years in Australia. 

Fellow of: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Clinical Interests: Men’s health and chronic disease management.

Other: Also speaks Telugu and Hindi.


Dr. Aparna Nedunuri

MBBS, FRACGP, DCH (Diploma of Child Health)

I have over 20 years of experience working in General Practice including over 16 years in Australia. 

Fellow of: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Clinical Interests: Women’s health and family medicine.

Other: Also speaks Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi.

Dr. Tejaswini


I have over 18 years experience in Australia, 9 years in General Practice. 

Fellow of: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Clinical Interests: Women’s health, pregnancy care, Chronic diseases.

Other: Also speaks Marathi & Hindi.

Dr. Thaya


I have over 10 years of general practice experience including over 8 years in Australia.

Fellow of: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Clinical Interests: Child health, family medicine , women’s health, sports medicine, chronic disease management and preventive health.

Other: Also speaks Tamil.

Dr. Saba


I have been practicing as a doctor in Australia since 2015, completed training at Northern hospital and Box-Hill Hospital, followed by two years specialist training as GP registrar with Royal college of General Practitioners.

Fellow of: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Clinical Interests: Women’s health and family medicine, pediatric health, and geriatric health.

Other: Devoted mother on non-working days.


Dr. Afzal


 I have over 20 years in General Practice, including over 10 years experience in Australia.

Fellow of: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Clinical Interests: Complete family health and chronic disease management.

Other: Also speaks Hindi and Punjabi.

Dr. Sharmila


Work Experience:

I have over 16 years of experience working in a variety of medical specialties, including critical care, emergency medicine, rural medicine, general practice, obstetrics, and gynaecology 

Residency at  Queensland Health,Mackay ,South West Healthcare Warrnambool

VMO South West Healthcare  Camperdown

Dr Sharmi  convinced that real people connecting in real ways is the key to establishing a trust-based therapeutic relationship.

Dr Sharmi believe in educating and empowering people to make informed health decisions, and I use technology to optimise healthcare delivery wherever possible.


Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Diploma In Child Health (DCH)

Professional Certificate in musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine 

Clinical Interests:

  • Pediatric Medicine
  • Preventive medicine
  • Travel medicine
  • Sexual Health
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Men’s Health
  • Women’s Health
  • Mental Health
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Family Planning and Contraceptive Counseling/ implanon

Other: Also speaks Tamil & Sinhala


Woodlea Services

Below is a list of the practising doctors services available to their patients. Please contact us if you need further information.

We are now offering both face-to-face and telehealth appointments, but face-to-face are restricted to only patients with NO Flu-like symptoms.
If you have any flu like symptoms you can book a telehealth appointment in the first instance and get advice over a video or an audio call. Sorry for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.
Also please note on some days some doctors are working from home so they can only do telehealth appointments on those days, if you are unsure please check with reception.

To ensure we run an efficient and effective practice, we have implemented a new fee policy from 1st August 2018 in regards to those who do not show up for their appointments or cancel late. If you are unable to make your appointment, please inform us a minimum of 2 hours prior to the appointment time to avoid fee.

Please ensure to complete personal details sections of medical forms prior to your visit to the Doctor.


GP Services at our centre are primarily bulk billed however there may be costs that Medicare does not cover, our staff can discuss these with you. Please bring your medicare card and any other concession cards to present them when you check in.

A Fee will be charged at the time of consultation for the following services

  • Private Patients / Non-Medicare visits
  • Some Allied Health Visits, e.g. Psychologist
  • Some Specialists visits, e.g. Paediatrician
  • Pre Employment Medicals
  • Workcover and TAC Consultations
  • Commercial Driver License / Vicroads / Uber / etc
  • Insurance Forms
  • Procedures e.g. Iron Infusions, Implanon  Insertion/Removal
  • and other, please check with your doctor.


  • Private Fee – Regular Hours = $65.00
  • Private Fee – After Hours = $75.00


  • Private Fee – Regular Hours = $90.00
  • Private Fee – After Hours = $105.00


  • Private Fee – Regular Hours = $125.00
  • Private Fee – After Hours = $145.00


  • Private Fee – Regular/After Hours = $110.00 (incl. GST)


  • Private Fee – Regular Hours = $150.00 –  $350.00 +GST (fee determined based on work, please check with staff)


  • Private Fee – Regular Hours = $110.00
  • Private Fee – After Hours = $132.00


  • $150.00 (unless informed otherwise by a doctor)


  • Standard Consultation: $20 or Long Consultation: $50

After Hours timings: Before 8am or After 8pm Weekdays or After 1 pm on Saturdays or All-day Sundays or Public Holidays.

Please enquire at the reception for other fee and charges including for Allied Health staff or specialists prior to your appointment.

Our Pathology collection room is provided by 4Cyte Pathology. They are open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 1pm. They are closed on Sundays. They accept pathology requests made for other pathologies.
It is a walk-in service every day.

Our Doctors may refer you for tests/x-rays/scans or onto a Specialist. It is your responsibility to check into any costs and cover any fees/charges these services may involve.

At Palmers Medical Truganina we have the following Allied Health Services available on site for your convenience:

After Hours timingsPlease enquire at the reception for other fee and charges including for Allied Health staff or specialists prior to your appointment.

We will be offering COVID-19 Vaccinations from 25th March 2021 for eligible patients as per the Department of Health guidelines. They will be offered to patients in Phase 1b. Check if you are eligible and for more details here -

If you think you may need a longer than normal appointment time you should advise reception staff when booking the appointment. Some appointments such as Medicals, Health Checks and Care Plans may need to be rescheduled if the appropriate time has not been allocated.

We would be happy to hear from you, should you have any questions or concerns or suggestions. Please telephone, write or email to the Practice Manager at this medical practice (contact details can be found in the contact info box).

If we are unable to assist, you may prefer to contact Health Complaints Commissioner for handling complaints.

Health Complaints Commissioner: Level 26, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Phone: 1300 582 113

We are required to fulfil our ethical and legal responsibilities, we therefore require that you attend your doctor in order to receive prescriptions for your medications (if your regular doctor is not available, another of our doctors will be happy to assist).

We are able to issue a medical certificate after an examination by one of our doctors. You will therefore need to make an appointment for your medical certificate with your doctor in person.

All work cover consultations must be paid in Cash/Eftpos/Credit Card by the patient on the day of consultation (unless a confirmation is received from an employer to accept the account)

Please enquire with our staff for an appointment for a Health Assessment and Care Plan.

This medical practice uses the Telephone Interpreter Service when required. We can arrange an “over the phone” service or an “on site” service with 48 hours notice.

Our staff DO NOT give results over the phone. If your results have come back and your Doctor needs to see you, our staff will call you and arrange an appointment for you. Alternatively, you may make an appointment for a few days after you have had your tests done to discuss the results with your Doctor.

Our Doctors are unable to take telephone calls while attending to patients, if you require to speak to your Doctor, our staff will take a message and the Doctor will call you back, usually at the end of the session. At the moment, due to privacy issues, our Doctors are not able to discuss personal information via email or text.

Our Practice is committed to Preventive Care. We may issue you with a reminder notice from time to time offering you preventive health services appropriate for your care. An example of this would be a Pap Smear or Annual Flu Vaccination reminder. If you do not wish to be a part of this system, please let us know at the reception.

Palmers Medical Centre Allied Health Services

Meet other practising providers at Woodlea


Dr. Amol Daware

Paediatrician – MBBS; MD( Paediatrics); FRACP

Work Experience: 13 years experience in Australia. Worked in multiple Australian Regional and few Metro Hospitals. Total experience in Paediatrics of over 20 years.

Fellow of: Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP).

Clinical Interests: All aspects of Paediatrics but particularly Paediatric Diabetes, Autism and Neonatal care.

Other: Licensed Private Pilot and can speak Hindi & Marathi.

Available at the centre: Once every week

Ms. Cagla Ekinci


Cagla, a highly experienced and qualified podiatrist for over 12 years completed a Bachelor of Podiatry at La Trobe University and is a registered podiatrist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Years of experience in the private sector has allowed Cagla to excel in her podiatry knowledge. Cagla has a special interest in sporting injuries, heel pain, rehabilitation, diabetes management, and general Podiatry.

Cagla regularly attends professional development seminars, being a extensive member of the Australian Podiatry Association (APODA) to ensure that she uses the latest, evidence-based treatment for a range of lower limb conditions allowing her to tailor treatment plans to suit individual needs.

In her spare time, Cagla enjoys exercising, shopping and travelling. Being a new mum she juggles motherhood and podiatry with her gentle nature. She is also fluent in Turkish.

Ms. Aysha Umair


Aysha is a Registered Psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and adults. She support people who experience a range of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, mood disorders low self-esteem, anger issues, social skill development, difficulties regulating or expressing emotions, interpersonal and relationship difficulties. Her counselling style is collaborative, warm, and empathetic. She is passionate about empowering people to improve their emotional wellbeing and promote self-growth.

Her therapeutic approach is informed by attachment theory, acceptance and commitment therapy ACT, Motivational interviewing MI, cognitive behaviour therapy CBT and Mindfulness based approach.

Her special interest lies with depression, anxiety disorders and autism.