Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Mental Health, Chronic medical conditions, teaching and education.
Graduated from the University of Belgrade, Serbia and he has a PhD from Melbourne University. He has also had his scientific work published in highly quoted papers and has written a number of book chapters on diabetes and hypertension. A/Prof. Dodic is also an Associate Professor with Peninsula Medical School, which is a part of Monash University, and is heavily involved with teaching, lecturing and assessment of medical students. He is married to Dr. Aleksandra Dodic and they have a son and daughter. A/Prof. Dodic is one of the three Principal Doctors of Aspendale Clinic and is also fluent in Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian and Macedonian.
Dr. Aleksandra Dodic
Director, MBBS, FRACGP
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Women’s health, Antenatal care, Travel medicine, Chronic medical condition including diabetes.
Graduated from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. She has been in General Practice since 1996 and enjoys all aspects of family medicine including women’s health and antenatal care. Dr. Dodic has been an educator and examiner with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 2004 and is involved in the training of student Doctors. In her spare time she enjoys yoga. Dr. Dodic is one of the three Principal Doctors of Aspendale Clinic and is also fluent in Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian and Macedonian.
Dr. Paul Smith
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
All aspects of General Practice particularly cardiovascular disease and pediatrics.
Graduated from Monash University. His medical training was at the Alfred Hospital, Prince Henry Hospital, Queen Victoria Hospital and Ballarat Hospital. Dr. Smith enjoys all aspects of family medicine with special interests in paediatrics, cardiology and respiratory disease. His outside interests are his family, conservation, sail-boarding and cross-country skiing. Dr. Smith is one of the three Principal Doctors of Aspendale Clinic.
Dr. Rachel Martin
MBBS, PhD, DRANZCOG
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Women’s health, Geriatrics, Chronic Disease Management.
Graduated from the Monash University in 2012 and has worked at Frankston Hospital in various areas of medicine including O&G, Paediatrics, General Medicine. Dr Martin has also successfully completed the Diploma of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Over the past 4 years Dr Martin has been working in General Practice in Frankston and is still involved in O&G at Frankston Hospital on a casual basis. She is also involved in teaching student doctors from Monash University.
Dr Martin is a local to the area and is looking forward to working in at Aspendale Clinic which has a strong ethos of high quality and compassionate care for patients.
Dr. Victor Giang
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays
Victor graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) at Sydney University in 2011 and then went on further to study medicine at Monash University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) in 2016. Victor is a GP registrar at the Aspendale Clinic. He has a special interest in medication optimisation and preventative medicine. Victor has a strong belief and advocates for optimal patient health literacy.
Away from work, Victor spends his time with taking photos, playing the piano and eating delicious food.
Dr. Philippa Corby
Consulting Wednesday and Friday.
Brendan – Back In Motion Physiotherapy
Born and bred locally, Brendan studied at Monash University across both Peninsula and Clayton campuses to complete his Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons) degree. With the majority of his university placements being held in the community and rehab setting, Brendan has extensive knowledge in the assessment and treatment of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal presentations. His passion for rehabilitation stems from the work that sports physiotherapists do behind the scenes and believes that everyone should be afforded the same treatment to reach their goals!
As a private practice practitioner at Back In Motion Aspendale Gardens, Brendan believes that every individual is their own unique athlete regardless of age or disability! His mission is to provide life-long optimal health. During his spare time, you’ll find Brendan watching sport or Netflix and exploring different restaurants around Melbourne.
On Mondays and Fridays, we will have a physiotherapist from Back In Motion treating at the Aspendale Clinic from 1.30-3.30pm.
Alternatively, the Back In Motion Aspendale Gardens clinic is open from 6.40am-8pm Monday to Friday and is also open on Saturday from 8am-1pm.
Nader studied at La Trobe University in Melbourne where he obtained a Bachelor degree in Health Sciences and a Masters of Podiatric practice. Since then Nader has developed a passion for the management of sports related injuries in athletes and active people as well as treating patients suffering with Diabetes. In his time working as a podiatrist Nader established himself as a podiatry mentor, assisting and training new graduate podiatrists in their first year of podiatric practice. He looks to the ever-evolving field of sports podiatry and is able to construct customised biomechanical treatment plans for his patients.
In his spare time you will find Nader doing small projects around the house and spending time with his wife. He’s an avid soccer fan and is involved with his local church community.