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 Vincent Griffith
Dr Vincent Griffith is a vocationally registered General Practitioner with 40 years experience in Melbourne. He graduated from Melbourne University and St Vincent’s Hospital and his interests span the breadth of general practice from infancy to geriatrics, including minor surgery.
Outside the surgery, a family of three sons and five grandchildren keep him challenged.
Dr Lidia Grossman
Dr Lidia Grossman commenced her medical course at Paediatric Faculty of Charles University in Prague and completed the course at Monash University. She has over 40 years experience in General Practice, with the last 17 years at Jasper Medical. Lidia is also bilingual in Slovak.
Professional interests include paediatrics, women’s health and gastroenterology. Outside interests include gardening, classical music, travel, and water colour painting, with her children and grandchildren being a high priority.
Dr Elizabeth Orbach
Dr Liz Orbach graduated from Melbourne University and has extensive general practice experience in the Bentleigh and Moorabbin areas. Special interests include paediatrics, geriatrics and women’s health.
Liz is the proud grandmother of nine and her hobbies include reading, art, music and travelling.
Dr Maryallan Girolami
MBBS, FRACGP, Dip Ch H.
Dr Maryallan Girolami conducted her Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery through Monash University. She trained for her Fellowship in General Practice both in metropolitan Melbourne and the Mornington Penninsula. Maryallan has a keen interest in women’s and childrens health and medical education. In 2013, she completed her Diploma of Child Health through Sydney University and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She is also involved in the education of future doctors, tutoring patient-based learning at Monash University, and teaching medical students at the surgery.
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 Katherine Salter
Dr Katherine Salter graduated from the University of Sydney in 2004. Prior to commencing general practice training she was a resident in various specialties at both Monash Health and Eastern Health. Katherine also does sessional teaching of undergraduate medical students at Monash University. Katherine enjoys all aspects of general practice.
Outside of work she is kept busy caring for her three young children.
Dr Luci Drake
Dr Luci Drake is a GP registrar 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 Dayani Ruberu
Dayani is a GP Registrar who has worked in different fields of medicine including emergency, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, and aged care as a resident medical officer. She has experience across several general practices, and joins Jasper Medical as part of her advanced GP career training for the duration of 2019.
Dayani enjoys all aspects of general practice, and has a special interest in women’s health.
Outside of work, Dayani loves watching tennis, going to festivals and carnivals, and spending time with her 3 children and husband.
B.Teaching (Sec) B.App.Sci (Human Mvt) Grad Dip Psychology (Education). M.Ed. & Dev. Psych. MAPS
Originally a secondary school teacher, Nicola completed her Masters in Educational and Developmental Psychology at Monash University in 2004. She has spent over 15 years in schools counselling children and adolescents from 3 to 18 years of age, and working with their families.
Nicola is a mother to 3 children and understands the joys and struggles of parenting. She seeks to bring her experiences as a psychologist, teacher and mother to help clients meet their goals.
Kay and Holly
Jill Franklin, Colleen, Leeanda, Fiona, Sushila and Jarret