THE TEAM

Dr Peter Vu

Dr Peter Vu is a qualified GP with MBBS from the Adelaide Medical School and Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioner. Dr Vu has been practice since 1995 and has gained experience working in the public health system in various medical fields, including Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Sexual Health and Emergency Medicine. He has an interest on proactive medicine with a view to prevention and early detection of disease, including regular reviews to ensure effective treatment outcomes for patients. Dr Vu is able to consult in both English and Vietnamese.

Dr Phyo Thein

Dr Phyo Thein is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice with over 10 years experience providing all aspects of medicine including emergency medicine. Dr Thein has keen interest in men’s, women’s and children’s health; mental health and health assessments; TAC and Workcover related injuries; plus skin lesion removal, trauma management and much more. Dr Thein also holds a Diploma in Child Health awarded by The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network and The University of Sydney. Dr Phyo Thein is able to consult in both English and Burmese.

Physiotherapist Khanh Ngo

Khanh Ngo is a nationally registered Physiotherapist and a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA). He is bilingual, speaking Vietnamese and English, with more than 30 years of experience in orthopaedic, neurological, paediatric, geriatric and sport physiotherapy. Khanh has full qualifications both in Vietnam (1978) and in Australia (1988). Khanh is friendly and hard-working, teamwork-minded, gentle and passionate about his works.
Khanh employs a holistic approach toward his clients, and his goal is to empower patients to treat themselves rather than them being dependent too much on therapists.
Khanh is able to help you with many health issues such as: 
To reduce and to eliminate chronic pain of the musculo-skeletal system, from head to toes, due to work-related or sports injuries.

  • To practically eliminate or successfully manage your neck, shoulder or lower back pain without costing you arms and legs or having to undergo fancy treatments.
  • To lower your MILDLY high blood pressure naturally without medications *
  • To assist you in having a better sleep at night.
  • To assist you in preventing or minimising age-related issues: osteoporosis, general weakness 
  • To guide you in doing exercises in the gym without damaging your body in the long run.
  • To guide you in protecting yourself at work places and even at home from avoidable injuries. 
  • If you are over 50 and feeling tired fragile, Khanh can help you to re-condition your body to prevent falls and other mobility problems such as joints stiffness or having to use a stick or walking frame or difficult walking up/down stairs.
  • Coming to Physiotherapy at Springvale Family Health Care, you will experience a pleasant difference of a new way to deal with your physical problems, a way in which you have greater control to change the outcome of your health issues.
  • You do not have to be injured or ‘damaged’ nor in pain to see a Physiotherapist, you come to make yourself healthier and more resilient to life’s many stressors.
     

Pschologist Aiden Tran

Psychologist (Mental Health), The Royal Children's Hospital

Clinical Supervisor, Masters of Counselling, Monash University

Ai is a Psychologist and Clinical Registrar with full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and is an Approved Medicare Provider. Ai has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families for over nine years in a variety of public, private and research settings in both Australia and the United States. Ai holds a Masters in both Clinical and Counselling Psychology. He was previously admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, giving him experience in writing legal reports and documents. Ai worked as a psychologist with Mental Health at the Royal Children's Hospital for several years, where he gained extensive experience and training in psychological testing and treating young people with depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, trauma and behavioral problems. Ai is currently a Clinical Supervisor for the Masters of Counselling Program at Monash University, and was one of the initial members of the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas in Austin.  Ai is passionate about using a variety of different methodologies in working with child, adolescent and adult clients including Person-Centred Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy.  Ai has a special interest and extensive experience in:

  • Helping adults and children with depression and various anxiety disorders, including social anxiety.
  • Conducting psychological and cognitive assessments, and completing clinical assessment reports.
  • Helping adults, children and adolescents with poor self image, low confidence and reduced self esteem.
  • Assisting clients from all age groups cope with grief, loss and trauma.
  • Working with children who have poor concentration and study skills, as well as behavioral issues.
  • Helping individuals, couples and families with relationship difficulties 

Nurse Truc Dinh

Registered Practice Nurse Truc Dinh graduated from RMIT University with Bachelor of Nursing Degree in 2010 and has been in Nursing industry for 8 years. Truc has involved with broad experiences as community nursing and Practice Nurse for over these years. On other hand, she also working as a surgical plastics nurse at Dandenong Hospital. She is a certified Cervical Screening provider graduated from Cervical Screening and Introduction to Sexual at Family Planning Victoria Department. Truc is a high administrative support medical staff, thus enhancing doctor’s efficiency of consultation time. She has interest in assist of Health Assessments, preventative health management, Immunisation & Vaccination, Family planning, Chronic disease management, Minor surgical procedure and Diabetes, helping doctors reviews patients to ensure effective treatment outcomes for patients. 

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