Our Doctors
Dr Donald McColl
MBBS, BMedSci (University of Melbourne 1980)

Don completed his post-graduate training at the Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg and has been a leading GP in his area for many years. His special interests include sports medicine, aged care and paediatrics. Don has a keen interest in local sports especially cricket.

Dr Lyndall Whitecross
MBBS (University of Melbourne) , FRACGP, Masters of Family Medicine (Clinical)
Lyndall completed all her general practice training in Melbourne, gaining the FRACGP in 1994. In 1987 she lived in China for one year, and studied acupuncture. Lyndall enjoys playing golf, walking and going to the gym. She is an accredited General Practitioner supervisor for the training of General Practitioners. She is an accredited shared care provider with the Mercy Health for Women.
Dr Anna McLiesh
MBBS; BMedSci; PGDipSurgAnat; FRACGP
Dr McLiesh will be unavailable until 2023
Anna grew up in Heidelberg and graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2006, before working for several years with Eastern Health in general and specialty surgery. She completed her General Practice training at the start of 2015, becoming a fellow of the RACGP. Anna loves being able to work with the community in which she grew up, and has interest in all areas of general practice, with a special interest in cosmetic injectables.
Dr Janis Mason
MBBS (University of Melbourne) 

Janis graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1975 and gained extensive experience in rural Victoria general practice before returning to Melbourne.She has special interests in Aged care, mental health and all areas of general practice. 

Dr Fadl Elsaafin
MBBS; BMedSci; PGDipSurgAnat; FRACGP

Fadl graduated from Cairo University in December 1977, worked Overseas for 12 years and had post-graduate certificates from UK and USA. After migrating to Australia in 1990, he worked at the Austin, Box Hill and Bendigo Hospitals. He has 4 years experience in general Hospitals. He gained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and has subsequently become an examiner for the college.

His main interests are in emergency medicine, psychiatry, paediatrics and family medicine. 

Dr Bryan Smith
MBBS, FRACGP (Monash University 1974)

Bryan completed his post-graduate training in Melbourne before heading to Rural Victoria general practice.  He joined the Viewbank Family Medical Group in 1996 and has particular interests in child health, emergency medicine, womens' health and psychiatry. He enjoys bicycling, skiing and hiking.

Dr Alan Ly
Alan grew up in Heidelberg and completed all of his medical training in Victoria. He worked several years at Austin Health and Northern Health working in all fields of medicine before commencing General Practice training in Melbourne. He completed his GP training at the end of 2016, gaining fellowship with the RACGP. Alan is interested in all aspects of General Practice, and also consults at Rosanna Medical Group. 
Dr Stephanie Giles
Steph graduated from Monash University in 2013 and has since completed additional training through Monash Health and The Royal Children's Hospital in Parkville. She enjoys the variety that General Practice offers with special interests in women's health, children's health and travel medicine.  She completed her General Practice Training and re-joined Viewbank Family Medical Group in 2020, and has additional postgraduate qualifications in paediatrics, women's health and sexual health, including being accredited to insert IUDs and will soon be accredited to provide antenatal shared care with Mercy Health for Women. Her interests outside of medicine include travelling, learning new languages and completing escape rooms.
Dr Ajanta Ghosh
MBBS, FRACGP, Clinical certificate in travel medicine and family planning

Ajanta is an experienced GP practicing at both Viewbank & Rosanna Medical Groups from a number of years.

She finished her training at the local hospitals at Austin & Eastern health in a variety of specialities including medical, surgical and acute care. She is a keen advocate for women's health, paediatrics and the ageing population with chronic health conditions. Her special interests are minor skin surgeries, travel medicine, pregnancy care and family planning. She is the business partner of both practices. She is a keen educator-supervising GP trainee doctors and Melbourne University medical students on a regular basis and is an offical examiner for the Royal College of General Practitioners. She enjoys spending time with her young family as she lives locally, you might see her out and about in the local parklands.

Dr Anna Middleton
MBBS, B.Sci (Hons), FRACGP
Anna graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2009 and worked with Austin and Northern Health before completing general practice training and joining Viewbank Family Medical Group in 2016. She has two young children and is particularly interested in child health and aged care. 
Our Nurses
All three of our friendly nurses have extensive experience in a wide range of areas. They are equipped to perform duties including immunisations, Over 75 Health Assessments, pathology collection, wound dressings, ECG and minor procedures. 
Karina Sier 
RN Div 1/ Post Grad Emerg Nursing/ Immunisation Endorsement 
Janette Pirret 
Enrolled Nurse
Sally Dobson
RN Div 1
Our Practice


Viewbank Family Medical Group prides itself on the provision of quality medical care for the local community, and has done so since 1970.

We believe that good health encompasses both physical and psychological wellbeing, and we support our patients to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

We have highly trained doctors from a broad range of backgrounds with varying special interests. Our doctors are dedicated to providing the best medical care, and take the time to listen to their patients' needs.

Our practice nurses are very much loved and admired by their patients for their attentiveness and caring approach, to all facets of care.

Viewbank Family Medical Group is fully accredited and meets all the standards of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

We welcome new patients to attend our clinic and we look forward to caring for you and your family.


On Site Services Available


- Pharmacy

- Pathology

- Podiatry

- Physiotherapy

- Psychologist

- Specialist Geriatrician


- Respiratory & Sleep     Physician


- Endocrinologist


- Cardiologist


- Diabetic Educator

- Dietitian

- Hearing Assessment

- Dental 


15-17 Martins Lane
Viewbank VIC 3084

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 000
For after hours service, please call the National Home Doctor Service on 13 74 25