Our Doctors

Dr John Casey


John studied at Melbourne University graduating in 1984.  John joined the Livingstone Street Clinic

over 20 years ago.He has interests in Family medicine, Minor Procedures, attends a number

of aged care facilities in the area and enjoys teaching our medical students.

He is a keen Hawthorn supporter, also enjoys hiking and holidays at the beach.

Dr Ken McHenry

Ken joined the practice in 1996.

He has interests in paediatrics, women’s health and attends a number of age care facilities.

A keen western bulldogs supporter, fitness fanatic and live music enthusiast.

Dr Carol Chaivachirask

Carol graduated from  Melbourne University in 2000.

She finished her GP training in 2007.

Carol enjoys all aspects of General Practice, especially family medicine,

women’s health and geriatrics.  Carol enjoys knitting and family time.

Dr Mary Wong

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Mary graduated from Melbourne University in 2003.

She spent a year living and doing volunteer work in South Africa during her studies.
Now she is married with two young children.

Mary enjoys all aspects of General Practice, especially family medicine, women’s health and paediatrics.

When not at work Mary’s with her kids or at the footy watching a North Melbourne match.

 Dr Veronica Kirchner

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Veronika graduated from Melbourne University in 1978.

After her internship in country Victoria, she worked at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and then completed a GP training year.

She has worked in general practice ever since. Her special interests include health promotion and preventive health.

She is married and has a daughter with a disability.

In her spare time she enjoys cooking with her daughter, spending time with friends and family, and working out at the Gym.

Dr Catherine Maclean

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Catherine graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1986. She became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1994.

Catherine has over 25 years experience in General Practice, previously working in North Fitzroy, Northcote, and East Brunswick. Catherine has acquired a broad range of skills in General Practice over this period.

She is married with 3 children, 2 young adults at university and one finishing school.

She enjoys keeping fit and playing tennis for the Ivanhoe Tennis Club.

 Dr Peter Wong

Dr Peter Wong is a Urologist who consults at our clinic fortnightly. Peter looks after all aspects of men’s and women’s urological needs including prostate disorders, kidney stones and bladder dysfunction. He has a keen interest in teaching trainees as well as medical students.

Peter is a Melbourne trained Urologist. He completed his medical degree at The University of Melbourne in 1998 and went on to obtain his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

His public appointments are within Eastern Health, including Box Hill, Maroondah and Angliss Hospitals. He also operates at Epworth Eastern and Cotham Hospital (Kew).

Other than our clinic, he also consults in Box Hill, Docklands and Kew, and will make every effort to accommodate patients with timely appointments.In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his two young children and wife, Dr Mary Wong. Or you might see him at the football with a North Melbourne jumper on.

A/Professor Vinay Rane

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A/Professor Vinay Rane is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. He provides a uniquely holistic and thorough approach to women’s health care. A/Professor Vinay Rane is a minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic gynaecological surgeon. His in depth academic background and practical training (both in Australia and overseas) make him a leader in his field, abreast of all of the latest treatment options available. A/Professor Vinay Rane delivers at Frances Perry Private House, St Vincent’s Fitzroy and Epworth Freemasons.  He is also able to provide his patients with post-natal care where appropriate at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.