Meet the Team
Jasper Medical relies very heavily on teamwork between the administrative staff, nurses and doctors to ensure the best possible outcome.
Dr Peter Drake
Dr Peter Drake graduated from Monash University in 1973. Peter was a Resident Medical Officer at Canberra Hospital in 1974 and then joined Drs Parkes and Sherlock at Jasper Road in April 1975.
Outside interests include his children, grandchildren, golf and fishing.
Dr Michael Stagg
Dr Michael Stagg graduated from Monash Medicine. Before entering general practice, Michael was a resident at Prince Henry’s Hospital, Monash Medical Centre and Dandenong District Hospital.
Michael joined Dr Peter Drake and Dr Geoffrey Sherlock in 1991 at Jasper Road, Bentleigh.
Dr Emily McMullin
Dr Emily McMullin graduated from Monash University in 2008. Emily has gained experience working in many different fields of medicine including working in the Monash Paediatric Emergency Department and in remote communities in Central Australia. She enjoys the variety of general practice including women’s and children’s health, travel health and minor operative procedures.
Dr Sally Blombery
BSc (Biomed), MBBS, FRACGP
Dr Sally Blombery graduated from medicine at the University of Melbourne in 2004. After internship at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sally gained further experience as a resident at various hospitals in metropolitan, regional and rural Victoria. She commenced her General Practice career in 2009. Sally enjoys the varied aspects of General Practice and has a keen interest in women’s and children’s health as well as mental health and reproductive health.
Outside work, Sally is kept busy by her three young children and enjoys running, Pilates, reading and baking when she gets the chance.
Dr Luci Drake
MBBS, FRACGP, BND
Dr Luci Drake is a GP who grew up in Melbourne and completed her medical training at the University of Queensland. She has worked at general practices across Melbourne. Her special interests include paediatrics, women’s health and mental health. Prior to studying medicine she studied nutrition and dietetics and worked as a dietitian in country Victoria and nutrition remains an area of interest. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her three daughters and husband, football, reading and the beach.
Dr Josephine Adorni-Braccesi
MBBS, FRACGP, DipCH, EMCert
Dr Josephine completed her studies at Monash University before moving to Bendigo to complete her internship and residency. Prior to starting in General Practice she completed her Emergency Medicine Certificate and Diploma of Children’s Health. She has a special interest in Women’s and Children’s health. Dr Jo also has a teaching position with trainee GP’s, which keeps her busy outside of her clinical work.
Outside of work Jo enjoys reading, travelling, and spending time with her Husband and fur-child.
Dr Judy Chow
Judy completed her medical degree at Monash University in 2015 and then went on to complete her internship and a year of residency at Monash Medical Centre. She is currently a GP Registrar and is undertaking her training with EVGPT. Judy is committed to providing excellent health care. She is a firm believer in health promotion and encouraging patients to be proactive in their healthcare.
Outside of medicine, Judy spends her time running around chasing her cheeky toddler and loves to travel.
Dr Özge Tanrikut
BSc; MD; GradDipAnat
Doctor Özge completed her medical degree at The University of Melbourne in 2014. She worked as a surgical and emergency doctor at Alfred Health for 3 years. Following this, she moved on to Western Health where she completed her Diploma of Child Health, and her paediatrics training.
Outside of work, she enjoys watching the AFL, reading, playing board games, and travelling.
Dr Donna Henderson
MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, Graduate Cert Higher Education
Dr Donna Henderson graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1987 and worked in General Practice for several years in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne while completing her FRACGP, before being attracted to the field of special and complex needs disability medicine.
Dr Henderson has worked for over 20 years in developmental disability, based at the (Monash) Centre for Developmental Disability Health (CDDH) where she has been pro-actively involved in medical student and conference teaching, research, Key Note lecturing and advocacy around the health challenges for people with developmental disability. She was the founding Secretary of the Australian Association of Developmental Disability Medicine (AADDM) and has been active in influencing government health funding policy for people with disabilities.
Donna’s clinical focus has been on the comprehensive management of people with complex disabilities and special needs including autism and intellectual disability. Donna works collaboratively with multiple other specialist disability, NDIS and health professionals to achieve this aim.
BExSc, DPT, GLAD
Yannick graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy from Bond University in Queensland. During his course he conducted research on the Influence of Motor Imagery on Mobility and Balance in the Elderly Population, which since has been published in the Journal of Physiotherapy. Yannick is a Dance Medicine Australia accredited Physiotherapist. He has also completed world renowned GLA:D certification which focuses on Osteoarthritis and exercise.
Yannick completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Victoria University, which enabled him to work with the Strength and Conditioning team at Richmond Football Club (VFL). He has had further sporting experience working with Uni Blues Football Club (VAFA), Sandringham Zebras (VFL) and St. Kilda Southern Saints (WVFL).
Yannick has an interest in all injuries, strength and conditioning and the required rehabilitation to return patients to their respective sports. Yannick was previously a Personal Trainer for 10 years and is able to use his expertise in exercise and physiotherapy to achieve the goals of his patients in a more holistic approach.
In his spare time, Yannick enjoys going to the gym, playing tennis and heading down to the coast.