Specialists and Allied Health

Consulting Specialists

Dr Kon Profitis is a Cardiologist with expertise in all areas of echocardiography and general cardiology and has a special interest in valvular heart disease, heart failure and cardiovascular risk assessment. He has also been involved in clinical research and teaching, and holds the position of Honorary Clinical Tutor with the University of Melbourne.

He has appointments at Box Hill Hospital and the Austin Hospital and also speaks Greek fluently.


Dr Christopher Schneider is an accredited Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist.

He is originally from Canada and has made Australia his new home since 2019. He is passionate about all areas of digestive health and new areas of research such as the gut microbiome and medical cannabis.

Dr. Schneider provides endoscopy services at Box Hill Hospital and Manningham Private Hospital. Dr. Schneider also offers gastrointestinal motility testing for patients with trouble swallowing, constipation, and abdominal/pelvic pain.

GASTROENTEROLOGIST - Dr Christopher Schneider



Dr Sam Jasinarachchi
Consultant Physician
Acute and perioperative medicine, Complex medical care and Chronic pain

Dr Sam Jasinarachchi has completed his post-graduate training at Peninsula, Alfred, Monash, Eastern, and Austin Health services, where he acquired clinical experience in a wide variety of medical specialities including cardiology, respiratory, nephrology, haematology and immunology, endocrinology, neurology, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. He has a special interest in perioperative medicine, and Mental health having looked after intensive care and perioperative/Psychiatric care at Boxhill and Austin hospitals. Dr Jasinarachchi also spent additional years working in Haematology at Monash and Alfred hospitals and Cardiology with Austin Health.

He is currently a Consultant Physician in Peninsula health. He has admission rights in St John of God Berwick, Mulgrave Private Hospital, Beleura, The Bays and Peninsula Private Hospitals.
He will be able to provide and coordinate comprehensive general medical management for patients with multiple comorbidities.

Dr Sam Jasinarachchi will take referrals for, • Management of chronic general medical conditions, where multi-speciality input is required. • Complex medical management for patients with Mental health disorders • Obstetric patients with Medical Issues. • Non -Malignant Haematological Conditions such as Anaemia, venous thromboembolism (VTE) and blood cell dyscrasias. • Peri operative assessment and management, Chronic pain management.

Languages spoken • English • Sinhalese

Patient admissions to St John of god Berwick, Mulgarve private hospital, Beleura, The Bays and Peninsula private hospitals are accepted.


Allied Health Services

Carol Ho is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia. Carol has worked in Australia and Hong Kong with experience in aged care, weight management, chronic disease management, food allergy/intolerance and disability.

Carol is passionate about helping clients to make better food choices through practical ways.

Carol can speak Cantonese and Mandarin.


Kai Hui Tan is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and diabetes educator with experience running group & individual consultations. She has experience in chronic disease management (diabetes, cholesterol management, osteoporosis), gastrointestinal disorders, pre and post bariatric management, non-surgical weight management, vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

Special interests – Diabetes management, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), pre and post bariatric management.

Languages spoken – English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien & Malay.


Will from Balanced Care Podiatry has acquired a Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2012 from SAGE, completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences from La Trobe University in 2017, and a Masters of Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University in 2019.

Will is motivated to professional development and providing patient-centered podiatric care to his patients.

Will is interested in all aspects of podiatric care, in particular, lower limb musculoskeletal pathologies by providing the latest evidence-based practices in the management for patients to bounce back and diabetic foot care.

My main passions are health and fitness.

PODIATRIST - Robert (Will) Kennedy

Andrew Dawes from Balanced Care Podiatry is a senior Podiatrist who has been practicing with in Melbourne since 2003. He has a wide range of clinical experience covering all facets of foot and lower limb conditions. Over time he has expanded his skills to include high risk care and sports medicine as well as enjoying routine podiatry treatment. Andrew is also experienced in high risk diabetic feet and wound management.

Andrew has always had a passion for health and fitness and enjoys spending his free time hiking with his wife Kate and running around with their 2 children.

Andrew’s professional interest is implementing preventative strategies of for high risk patients such as those with diabetes and chronic arthritis.

PODIATRIST - Andrew Dawes

Victor is a registered psychologist with 10 years of experience working with youth, adults, and older adults. He has worked overseas in a community mental health setting, in which he worked with adults with a broad range of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and personality disorders.

He later worked in a public hospital where he worked with clients with acquired brain injury, trauma, anxiety, depression, pain, grief and loss issues, behavioural management and group therapy for patients with post medical adjustment issues.

After relocating to Australia, he worked in the community mental health setting and subsequently in the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) setting, where he worked with clients with addiction, anxiety, depression, trauma, family violence issues, pain, acquired brain injury, grief and loss and personality disorders.

Victor has a special interest in trauma and substance use. He uses a person-centered approach and works collaboratively with clients to achieve their goals. He utilises different evidence-based treatment including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution-focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Schema Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR).

Areas of interest:
. Depression
. Anxiety
. Addiction



Bilyana is a registered Clinical Psychologist, with expertise in psychopathology and 20 years’ experience treating a wide range of clinical presentations. She is a principled practitioner with highly developed communication skills, an ability to engage with a range of individuals and is always goals focused in her work.

Her early interest in mental health began in the nursing profession, before embarking on a long course of study to become a clinical psychologist. She worked at The Alfred Hospital, assessing and treating individuals with acute and long term presentations, with mild to severe conditions, and later in her private practice seeing a range of presentations, including first responders/ trauma sufferers, borderline personality disorders and chronic suicidal individuals. She later took on new and varied roles in pain clinics, NGO, and corporate settings.

She currently works part time as a corporate psychologist/recovery specialist, consulting in life insurance, on a range of disorders, evidence based treatment, and return to work matters (following psychological injury). Her passionate advocacy on the mental health benefits of work is valued in that role, and enables her effective collaboration with external parties to bring about a smooth return to work for the individual.

Bilyana consults on a wide range of disorders including anxiety and mood based conditions, OCD, eating disorders, schizophrenia, trauma and stress conditions, workplace issues and relationship problems. She consults predominantly an adult population, including couples, and uses evidenced based and targeted treatments, including Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Exposure therapy, Psychodynamic, motivational interviewing and mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT).

Her special interests include trauma responses, all anxiety disorders, personality disorders/traits and the health benefits of work.


Ben from Healthy Bodies Physiotherapy is a graduate of Victoria University, completing a Masters in Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation becoming and Accredited Exercise Physiologist.

Ben treats a wide range of conditions, commonly provides treatment for chronic disease management (diabetes, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis) and musculoskeletal injuries.

Ben is passionate about health education and increasing physical activity within the community.


Box Hill Physiotherapy is now providing Physiotherapy services at the clinic. They are a local service with a team of physiotherapists who all hold post graduate qualifications and have been successfully helping clients for over 25 years.

They are providing bulk billed sessions under a Chronic Disease Management Plan.

Speak to your GP or enquire more at our reception if you would like to access physiotherapy services

PHYSIOTHERAPIST - Box Hill Physiotherapy

Hearing Australia is the nation’s largest provider of government funded hearing services for children, young adults under 26, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people, pensioners and veterans. They are now providing free 15 minute hearing checks at Box Hill Superclinic for patients who have concerns with hearing. Speak with our receptionist if you would like to access this service.

AUDIOLOGIST - Hearing Australia

Centurion Healthcare is a specialist sleep & respiratory clinic that has been operating in Sydney and Melbourne for over 10 years. We provide a variety of services focusing on quality and accessibility. We perform home-based sleep studies, which is bulk-billed for patients of Box Hill Superclinic.

We partner with The CPAP Clinic, Australia’s largest independent provider of sleep and respiratory therapy devices, to provide a wide range of quality medical devices at the lowest prices.

Eric Wang is one of the CPAP consultants working at Boxhill Superclinic, graduated with Bachelor of Biomedical Science from Monash and also obtained some clinical experience during his Master Study. Eric is passionate about helping OSA patients with CPAP therapy and its management. Eric can also speak Mandarin and Shanghainese.

SLEEP & RESPIRATORY - Centurion Healthcare