OUR DOCTORS

DR TANIA JONES (FRACGP; DRANZCOG)

This Doctor currently has no availability to take new patients – books currently closed.

Dr Tania Jones commenced working in Yarrawonga in 2001.   Tania enjoys all aspects of General Practice with special interest in antenatal care, women’s health and children’s health.  She also participates in GPs in Schools and teaching all levels of medical learners.

DR MURALI OORUTHIRAN (MBcHB; MPH; FRACGP, Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor)

This Doctor currently has no availability to take new patients – books currently closed.

Dr. Murali Ooruthiran is a medical practitioner with over 25 years’ experience. Murali has been working as a General Practitioner in Yarrawonga since 2005 and completed his Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in 2008. He is also a qualified GP Obstetrician.  His interests include preventive care, chronic diseases, obstetrics and skin cancer medicine.  Murali completed advanced studies with the Skin Cancer College of Australia and became an Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor in 2019.

DR KYAW LYNN (FRACGP; Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor)

Dr Kyaw Lynn originally from Burma, graduated in Myanmar in 2005 and completed his fellowship in general practice in 2014. Kyaw commenced his career in Australia at Frankston Hospital and moved to our region in 2012. His special interests include skin cancer medicine and he completed advanced studies with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia and became an Accredited Skin Cancer Medicine Doctor in 2019.  Kyaw likes to keep fit with bike riding and swimming in his spare time.

DR YE MIN (BRYAN) TUN (FRACGP; DCH)

Dr Ye Min (Bryan) Tun is a General Practitioner who moved to the region in February 2015.  Bryan graduated from the University of Medicine 1, Yangon in 2004.  He migrated to Australia with his wife, Tin, in late 2009. Bryan worked at the Alice Springs Hospital in different disciplines for four years before he decided to become a GP.  He started his GP career at Lavington in 2014 and then he joined YDMG as a GP Registrar through Bogong Training (now MCCC). Bryan has a Diploma of Child Health which he received in 2013 and holds a Skin Cancer Certificate which he received in 2014.  His special interests are chronic disease and minor procedures.  He also participates in GPs in Schools and loves teaching students and junior doctors.  During his spare time going to the gym and keeping up his fitness.

DR CHRISTOPHER McCUE (MBBS; Endoscopist; Specialist in Rural & Remote Medicine – FACRRM Internal Medicine)

This Doctor currently has no availability to take new patients – books currently closed.


Dr Chris McCue is a Specialist General Practitioner and Endoscopist, FACRRM (Adult Internal Medicine). He trained locally in northeast Victoria through the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and finished his endoscopy training through the Alfred Hospital Melbourne.
Dr. McCue holds a Diploma in Emergency Medicine and has additional postgraduate qualifications and experience in medical education, women’s health and internal medicine. Outside of Yarrawonga, he is credentialed at Northeast Health Wangaratta, serves as an educator with the Northeast’s regional training organization to support Rural Generalist and specialist GP training in our region, works with Safer Care Victoria to promote Quality Improvement and innovation across Victorian health services, and serves as an instructor in advanced paediatric life support.

When he’s not working, Chris enjoys bushwalking, reading and sampling the region’s many culinary delights – one reason he loves working with local farmers, small business owners and producers to ensure their health needs are met

Chris is not currently seeing new patients for general practice care but regularly consults at Denis Medical supporting our diverse portfolio of special interest clinics, including internal medicine, allergy medicine and complex care. He also supports services in the region through covering emergency and urgent care at our clinic and at Yarrawonga Health, and provides endoscopy services locally through Yarrawonga Health.

DR THANDAR SAN (MBBS; FRACGP)

Dr Thandar San is a General Practitioner who moved to the region in 2016.  Thandar graduated from the University of Medicine 1, Yangon, Myanmar in 2013.  Thandar commenced working at YDMG in June 2016 and enjoys all aspects of general practice.  Dr San’s special interests include women’s health and mental health.  In her spare time Thandar loves cooking, baking and reading.

DR PHYO KOKO (MBBS)

Although his name is ‘Phyo’ Dr Koko tends to go by the name of “Koko”. Dr Phyo Koko graduated from the University of Medicine 2, Yangon, Myanmar in 2008. Koko’s medical training was in a 250-bed tertiary hospital in Yangon, Myanmar. Koko likes working in the primary care setting having special interest in internal medicine, emergency medicine, mental health, men’s health, skin cancer medicine and minor procedures. He started working as a General Practitioner in the Albury-Wodonga area in 2015 and relocated to Yarrawonga in 2018. Dr Koko lives locally with his wife and son and in his spare time likes playing guitar and piano and trying new things.

DR WIN MYINT TUN (MBBS)

Dr Win Myint Tun graduated from the University of Medicine (1), Yangon, Myanmar in 2013. Win moved to Perth in 2018 and worked as an RMO at St John of God Murdoch and Royal Perth hospitals which included rotations in medicine, surgery, ED and CCU. Win moved to Yarrawonga to take up a position of GP Registrar in August 2020 and his special interests include internal medicine, chronic disease management, men’s health, women’s health, mental health and dermatology. Win lives locally and in his spare time likes going to the gym, travel, reading and watching Netflix.

DR JEMMA DOWSETT (MD)

Dr Jemma Dowsett was born in Yarrawonga and after moving away for a few years to attend University, has come back to Yarrawonga as a GP Registrar with YDMG.  Jemma graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of Melbourne in 2016 and spent her Intern year with the M2M Intern Program in this region.  Jemma’s other qualifications include Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) and the ACEM Emergency Medicine Certificate.  Jemma has a strong interest in all aspects of general practice and lists her special interests as emergency medicine, paediatrics and mental health.  In her spare time Jemma likes water skiing, reading and gardening and most of all spending time with her Chow Chow fur-child, Apollo.

DR SHANEIL FRANSCH (MD; Dip Emergency Medicine; SCHPC)

Dr Shaneil Fransch was born in Zimbabwe and is a GP Registrar who has been living in Northeast Victoria since 2014.  Shaneil is a graduate of the University of Melbourne MD (Doctor of Medicine) program and is currently completing his Fellowship training through the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).  Shaneil has Advanced Skills Training (AST) in Emergency Medicine and holds the Sydney Child Health Program Certificate (formerly known as the Diploma in Child Health).  Shaneil’s special interests include paediatrics, allergy medicine and emergency medicine, having worked for some years in the Emergency Department at Northeast Health Wangaratta before moving to Yarrawonga to complete his GP training.  In his spare time, Shaneil enjoys spending time with his family and friends, exploring the local wineries and eateries with his fiancée, and enjoying time with his three fur-children.

DR MUNAZZA SOHAIL BADAR (MBBS)

Dr Munazza Badar is our newest GP Registrar starting with YDMG in February 2021.  Munazza completed her medical degree in Pakistan in 2009 and moved to Australia in 2013.  Munazza completed her PGY1, PHY2 and PGY3 years at Greenslopes Hospital & QE11 Hospital in QLD, and Eastern Health in Melbourne.

Our Nurses

YDMG is fortunate to have a team of Registered and Enrolled Practice Nurses.  Many of our Nurses have extended training and skills in Cervical Screening, Chronic Disease Management, Immunisation, Diabetes Management, Mole Mapping, CVC Program and Ear Wash.

TRACEY FLETT – NURSE CO-ORDINATOR, ANNIE WARNER, MEGAN BYRNE, JADE PANTER, BIANCA THOMPSON, DEBBIE GILLESPIE, ROBYN LOCK, ROBYN CAMPION, LIZ O’DWYER, BRIOHNY MUTTON, KATRINA COSTELLO and Kimberley Blackie

OUR ADMINISTRATION & RECEPTION STAFF 

TAYLA THOMAS (Reception Team Leader) ROSLYN RYAN, LISA HOLDSWORTH, TRACEY McQUALTER, JENNIFER PARISH, Amy Wright, Rosalind Carpenter, Michelle Mangan, Ali Aldulimi, Prue Saunders and Ashlee Cameron

VERONA POLL

BUSINESS/PRACTICE MANAGER

Shelli Kernaghan

Corporate Support Coordinator

WENDY RALPH

ACCREDITATION/PRIVACY/ COMPLAINTS/QUALITY IMPROVEMENT/HR

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Contact Us

(03) 5744 1777
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Our Location

72 WOODS RD,
YARRAWONGA, VIC 3730

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