Lesley has practiced at LHC since 1990 and finds her patients are ageing with her! Lesley's special interests are Women's health, Counselling and now Aged care. She is married to Hugh and they have loved living and working in Leongatha for the past 31 years. They have found it to be a great place to bring up their 3 children, all 3 having now left home. Lesley enjoys travel, family time and reading.
Dr Graham Toohill (MBBS, FRACGP, DOBSRCOG, DTM&H, DRANZCOG)
Graham came to Leongatha in 1994 after working in Nepal for 12 years. He is married to Sue and they have 5 children and 6 grandchildren. They have greatly enjoyed living and working in this area with so much natural beauty. Graham has special interests in travel medicine and skin lesions, with a qualification in Dermoscopy. He runs regular skin cancer clinics.
Sewellyn has practiced at LHC since 2006 and has a special Interest in anaesthetics and women’s health (including obstetrics). She enjoys all activities with her family as well as bushwalking, camping and handcrafts.
Christopher specialises in General Practice, he is very passionate about adolescent health and is committed to Leongatha Healthcare's Youth Access clinic. Christopher is happy to manage all types of medical consultations.
Dr Elise Ly is a GP obstetrician who has been practicing in Leongatha for many years, with no intention of leaving anytime soon! She has a special interest in managing pregnancy and labour, women's health, adolescent health and travel medicine, but is happy to manage all aspects of general practice. As well as practicing medicine, Elise spends her time teaching training doctors and looking after her four young children.
Ben is a Fellow of the GP College and specialises in General Practice and is happy to manage all types of medical consultations. Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, Ben started his Medical training at Otago University. Since graduating he moved to Australia and trained as a Rural Generalist with advanced skills in anaesthetics. He worked in Far North Queensland for several years, including a stint on Thursday Island doing remote generalist and retrieval work before moving to Leongatha. Prior to that he worked in Antarctica for a year as an expedition medical officer. Ben has a particular interest in expedition and dive medicine, as well as critical care and teaching.
Jean Nee graduated from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland in 2008 and has attained FACRRM and DRANZCOG(Advanced) qualifications in 2018. Jean Nee has experience working in the hospital system in the UK and has worked in several hospitals in Victoria since 2011. Jean Nee has worked in various GP practices across Gippsland since 2014 which has given her a good range of exposure to many different modes and models of care.
Jean Nee's special interests include women's and adolescent health, providing obstetric and general medical care at the hospital, and also consulting at the Youth Access clinic.
Sam is a GP obstetrician who has returned home to South Gippsland after working and training in Melbourne for the past 12 years. He provides supportive, patient-lead obstetric care at Leongatha Hospital including complex pregnancies and caesarean sections. Sam enjoys getting to know his patients and their families and is appreciated for his kind and confident manner. He enjoys cycling, cooking and spending time with his wife and two young children.
We welcome Dr. Lore Mahinay to our practice. Lore commenced consulting with us in August 2020, and will continue with us for 2021. Lore specialises in General Practice and is happy to manage all types of medical consultations.
Junlee has joined the practice as a GP registrar. For the previous four years, Junlee has worked at various hospitals across Gippsland and more recently Monash Hospital & Royal Melbourne Hospital before returning to Gippsland. Junlee has interest in all aspects of general practice and is especially interested in women's and children's health, preventative health care and emergency medicine. When not at work, Junlee loves the outdoors, hiking and managing an enormous backyard!
Judy has been with LHC since 2004 and enjoys the challenge of working in such a busy, yet encouraging workplace. With 2 clinics, 30 staff members & 19 doctors she finds there is never a dull moment. When not at work, Judy enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, reading and camping.