Doctors - Bertram Family Medical Centre
Dr Jagan Repala
Dr Repala joined Bertram Family Medical Centre in February 2018.
Dr Repala has been working as a General Practitioner in East Midlands in the United Kingdom for the 5 years prior to coming to us. He graduated from Kuvempu University in India in 2000, obtaining his Bachelor of Medicine. He trained as a GP in Scotland where he obtained his MRCGP degree in 2010. He then completed his fellowship at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2017. He has worked in various specialties such as Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Dr Repala enjoys all aspects of primary care. He is passionate about providing quality care to his patients bringing his knowledge and skills gained from his years of experience in different fields of General Medicine.
Dr Repala is happily married with two lovely young children. His wife is also a General Practitioner.
His special interest are – General Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Paediatrics and Chronic Disease Management.
Dr Jagan Repala is fluent in English, Hindi, Telugu
Dr Repala is available Mon – Thursdays 9:00am – 5:30pm and Fridays 8:30am – 5:00pm
He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9419 1544.
Dr Manjula Morisetty
MD MRCGP DFSRH FRACGP Dr Morisetty is from Scotland, she has been working at Bertram Family Medical Centre since 1st September 2015. Special interests: Women’s health, family planning, sexual health, and all other aspects of general medicine.
Dr Manjula Morisetty is fluent in English, Hindi, Telugu, and Russian.
Dr Manjula is available Mon – Thursdays 9:00am – 5:30pm and Fridays 8:30am – 5:00pm
She offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9419 1544.
Dr Ravi Morisetty
MD, Dip Ortho, MRCS, DFSRH, MRCGP, FRACGP.
Dr Ravi Morisetty joined Forrest Road GP in February 2015, bringing a wealth of international experience and knowledge to our medical centre and the Wellard community.
Dr Morisetty graduated in medicine in 1998 and has worked in various hospitals and practices in India, England and Scotland. He has undertaken placements in psychiatry and mental health, trauma and emergency medicine, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynaecology to name a few. He has been involved in teaching students from various university medical schools, an experience he enjoys and hopes to continue.
He is passionate about all areas of family practice and primary care, with special interests and added training in orthopaedics and sports medicine, surgery, reproductive health, paediatrics and dermatology and skin cancer screening.
When asked what he loves the most about being a family doctor in Wellard, Dr Morisetty says, “I enjoy working in the Wellard community because it reminds me of ‘Annan’ a town in Scotland where I did my GP training. I enjoy the variety of patients I see and it is very satisfying to be able to provide the continuity of care for my patients.”
He is happily married with two young boys and plays cricket and badminton in his spare time. He is looking forward to continuing his relationship with the Wellard community and providing his patients with the best of care.
Dr Ravi Morisetty is fluent in English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Russian.
Dr Morisetty is available Saturdays and Sundays on a shared basis with other Bertram Family Medical Centre GP’s. He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9419 1544.
Dr Mizanur Rahman
Dr Mizanur Rahman graduated from Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital in Bangladesh with Bachelor degrees in Medicine and Surgery in 1998. He worked in various positions and department including haematology, infectious diseases, internal medicine, psychiatry, Accident and Emergency.
Dr Rahman also trained in Dusseldorf University Hospital in Germany and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA.
He enjoys clinical diagnostic challenges in the community setting, comprehensive health care that is offered in a GP setting.
His outside interests include reading, writing, travel, photography, astronomy and spending time with his family.
Dr Rahman is fluent in English and Bengali.
Dr Rahman is available on weekends on a roster. He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9419 1544.
Dr Tolu Soyingbe
Dr Tolu joined Bertram Family Medical Centre in Wellard in 2020.
Dr Tolu will be working weekends on a shared basis with Bertram Family Medical Centres other GP’s.
Dr Tolu has a special interest in:
- General Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Chronic Diseases.
Dr Tolu Soyingbe is fluent in English and Yoruba.
Personal interests Internet surfing and research, personal fitness and movies.
Dr Tolu Soyingbe is available on weekends on a roster. He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9419 1544.
Dr Jay Waller
Dr Waller is an Australian trained doctor.
Dr Waller has worked at various places including Armadale Hospital for many years gaining extensive experience before moving to Bertram Family Medial Centre, Wellard. He loves his work in the community providing comprehensive health care to people of all age groups. His professional interests include but are not limited to Men’s Health, Mental Health and Chronic Disease Management.
Dr Waller has lived in the City of Armadale for 20 years and has been involved in a variety of community groups.
For many years he has been involved in the Sport of Olympic Weightlifting, running his own club and coaching lifters to National and International Success – including Commonwealth Games Representation.
He has a long association with the Armadale Highland Gathering – managing the Heavy Events (Caber Toss etc.) for over 20 years. In recent years he has been instrumental in introducing women’s events at the Gathering. He still competes each year and enjoys regular visits to the Gym to prepare.
Dr Waller has a strong connection with local Fire Brigades – he previously worked on the front line with the Armadale Fire and Rescue Service attending Bush Fires, Property Fires and Motor Vehicle Accidents for over 15 years.
In his spare time he like to visit the beach with his family and dogs and enjoys getting away for day trips or weekends in WA – especially to Country Towns holding annual shows or markets.
Dr Jay Waller is fluent in English
Dr Javan Waller is available on weekends on a roster. He offers bulk billing for all current Medicare cardholders. Appointments can be made online or by calling 9419 1544.
Sargunam Sivaraj (Sar)
PhD, FAAA, MAC Aud Hearing Consultant / Senior Audiologist,
Star Hearing Consultants
Dr. Sargunam Sivaraj (also known as Dr Sar), an American Board Certified Audiologist with extensive medical audiology background. He holds certifications from various internationally recognised Professional Audiology Institutions. He earned his Doctoral degree in Audiology from Massey University, New Zealand. He also studied audiology in India and earned a Bachelors’ and Masters’ degree in Speech and Hearing. He lectures at national and international levels on prevention of noise and music-induced hearing loss.
Dr. Sar is very passionate in helping his patients with their hearing health care needs and has been practicing audiologist for over 30 years. He worked as the professional leader-Audiology over 15 years for Capital and Coast District Health Board (C&C DHB), Wellington New Zealand and over 3 Years at Lion Hearing Clinic (Ear Science Institute Perth). Prior to that he worked as Charge Audiologist OVER 10 years for the Government of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (UAE)
His area of expertise and specialty is in the medical Audiology, diagnosis of hearing loss, using state-of-art hearing instrument technology, Prevention of hearing loss, helping patients with their tinnitus and tinnitus management, hearing conservation and protection and also providing solutions to patients who are exposed to loud noise and music. He is also passionate about educating his patients and the community about hearing loss and the ways to overcome the negative effects of hearing impairment. He has the expertise to ensure that his patients receive appropriate hearing solutions, considering the patient’s lifestyle and budget.
Dr Sar often reminds his patients:
“Hearing difficulties are invisible affecting not only the patient but also their friends and family. It has a direct impact on their quality of life”.
“Hearing loss is more noticeable than hearing aids. One can easily hide their hearing aids but not their hearing problems”.
“Using hearing aids is not a sign of old age but having hearing difficulty and not doing anything about it is a sign of old age”
Dr Sar is available on Saturday every fortnight 1-5pm.
Appointments can be made by calling 1800 11 4327.
Director & Snr Psychologist
Dr Ivan Menon has over 20 years of experience working in the health and disability fields. He possesses a Doctorate in Psychology from Murdoch University and is a certified hypnotherapist.
Ivan spent his initial years working as a psychologist providing assessment, critical incident intervention and program development and measurement in alcohol and drug treatment as well as lecturing in a tertiary setting.
He is now cultivating an interest in treatment for youth, family therapy and PTSD specialising in the use of hypnotherapy where needed to support positive client based outcomes. Ivan has experience helping clients with a full range of work and life challenges as:
- anger and aggression
- dependency issues
- domestic violence
- marital discord
- work conflict
- bullying, harassment
- performance issues
Please phone 08 6496 0039 to book an appointment.
He is available by Telehealth consultations during COVID-19..
Some out-of-pocket expenses may apply. An appointment can be made by calling 6496 0039.
Amin has been working at Bertram Family Medical Centre since it opened 2020.
Amin Shevketoglu studied at the Queensland University of Technology in 2014 and achieved his Bachelor of Health Science Podiatry.
His special interests are sports injuries, rehabilitation and bio-mechanical assessment.
Amin enjoys keeping fit and following all codes of football, especially The English Premier League.
He is available every Wednesday fortnight 2:00 – 6:00pm.
Some out-of-pocket expenses may apply. An appointment can be made by calling 9419 1544