GP Clinic

Star Health (formerly the Inner South Community Health Service) is a not-for-profit organisation that has provided primary health care services in our local community for over 40 years. We provide wrap around health care with experience and compassion. The GP Clinic is an accredited General Practice medical service and is open to everyone. We have a very experienced professional team of doctors and nurses. We work in fully fitted-out, bright, clean clinic spaces, providing you with a comfortable and safe setting for accessing high quality medical care.

Services 

In the GP clinic we care for:  

  • All age groups including babies and children, adolescents, young adults, adults and older people 
  • Preventative health care including immunisations, blood pressure checks, and screening programs
  • Acute medical care including illnesses and minor injuries 
  • Chronic disease management including care plans e.g. asthma, diabetes, arthritis 
  • Mental health support  
  • Referral for specialist medical care  

We are also able to provide a number of special services:  

  • Women’s health – sexual health care, cervical screening tests (pap smears), contraception including Implanon (implant) and IUD (intra-uterine device) insertion, family planning, pregnancy care including shared antenatal care with public hospitals, perinatal care before and after having a baby, and menopause management. 
  • Men’s health – including sexual health care, mental health, cardiovascular and cancer screening across your lifetime 
  • Travel clinic – if you are planning to travel overseas, we can provide comprehensive travel advice, medication and vaccinations recommended for your trip. We are an accredited Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.

 

Our Doctors:

Prahran:

Dr Cemira Mairaj (on extended leave)  

South Melbourne: 

Dr Belinda McDonald  

Dr Esther Belleli  

Dr Melissa Franks 

Dr Joseph Sherman 

Dr Julie Tindall 

 

How do I access the GP Clinic?

The GP clinics are located on Coventry Street South Melbourne and High St Prahran.
Both sites are easily accessible via public transport.

In case of emergency please always call  000 

South Melbourne Clinic 

341 Coventry Street, South Melbourne 3205
Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5:00pm 

Book an appointment online – South Melbourne  

Contact number: 9525 1300  

Prahran Clinic 

240 Malvern Road, Prahran 3181
Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5:00pm 

Book an appointment online – Prahran  

Contact number: 9525 1300 

For afterhours care please call our GP locum service  13 74 25
In case of emergency please always call 000

Fees:
We are a mixed billing clinic, however bulk billing is available for those over 65 years and over, children 16 years and under, Health care card and Pension Card Holders.
Please bring your Medicare card and any pension or Veterans Affairs cards with you to the clinic.

ConsultationsFeeMedicare RebateOut of Pocket
Standard Consultations$75.00$39.10$35.90
Long Consultations$110.00$75.75$34.25
Extra- Long Consulations$145.00$111.50$33.50

Bulk billing means your doctor bills Medicare directly, accepting the Medicare benefit as full payment for the services provided. This means you do not have any out-of pocket expenses. For more information on what’s covered by Medicare, click here. Fees may apply for specialised or after-hours consultations.

A Medicare rebate is available for Medicare card holders. We can process your Medicare rebate for you at the time of your consultation.
Other fees may apply for specialised or after-hours consultations.