Medical & Nursing Care

Dr Paulo Moraes

MD (Brazil), FRACGP, Grad.Cert.Pall.Care (FUSA) Grad Cert GP Psych (Monash) Prov. No. 805344J

  • Anthroposophic Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Travel Medicine

Dr Moraes is available on Monday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesday 8:30 am – 2:00 pm,  Thursday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday 8:30am – 11:30 am (one Saturday per month)

Paulo is a Brasilian-trained General Practitioner registered in Victoria since 1989. He underwent the RACGP family medicine’ training between 1989-1994. He has been working at the Centre since 1993 as a GP integrating complementary medicine with conventional medical practice. He has an interest in integrating Anthroposophic and Nutritional Medicine in his practice of family medicine, child health and palliative care. Paulo has also an interest in ‘biographic medicine-counselling’ which was a component of his year’s certificate of the CSD-Emerson College, UK (1985-86). ‘Biographic counselling’ is a component in the practice of Anthroposophic medicine and helps people to find understanding and meaning in their illnesses while working with physical, artistic and creative therapies. Paulo is a founding member of the Australian Anthroposophic Medical Association in 1995.

Skin cancer check ups

Dr Paulo Moraes has completed training towards a certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine. Please make an appointment to see Dr Moraes if you have would like to have a skin checkup for skin lesions or have previous skin cancer history.

Dr Jenny Altermatt

MBBS University of Melbourne, Diploma RACO&G: practised GP Obstetrics until 1999, Fellow RACGP

Member of Australian Medical Association, Member Australian Medical Acupuncture College, Member Australasian College Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, Fellow Australian College Herbal Medicine

Dr Altermatt is available on Tuesday 10.00am – 1.00pm & Wednesday 10.00am – 1:00pm.

Jenny has extensive experience in general practice, including women’s health, and knowledge of herbal medicine and acupuncture. She has a special interest in Skin Cancer Medicine and she has practised as an integrative doctor for some years. Her interests are yoga, meditation, skiing, kayaking, hiking, and now gardening and living as sustainably as possible. Jenny is an ex Australian Alpine Ski team member and was fortunate to participate in the Winter Olympics at Lake Placid in 1980.

Dr Jayne Monkman


Dr Monkman is available on Monday 9.00 am – 4.30 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am – 4.30 pm and Thursday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Jayne qualified at Monash University in 1988 and after doing her Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of GPs and obtaining her Diploma in Obstetrics, she went into General Practice. She has an interest in Women’s Health and does Shared Care with several local hospitals. More recently she has developed an interest in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine and has integrated this wherever possible, into her otherwise traditional Medical Practice.  When she finds the time outside of her Medical Practice her interests include Snow skiing and Horse Riding

Dr Trisha Boetto

MBBS, FRACGP, FACNEM Dip Med Acupuncture RNutr

Dr Trisha Boetto is available Mondays 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.

Trisha is an experienced General Practitioner who has worked in the Eastern suburbs for over twenty-five years.  She combines traditional medical knowledge with complementary therapies to give people safe effective choices in their treatment. She has done postgraduate studies in nutrition, acupuncture and meditation. She is an active member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and is on the Victorian Faculty Council. Trisha is continually drawn to the healing power of nature and the human spirit. She enjoys walking in nature, dancing, painting and growing tomatoes. She has ventured into the social media world and has a blog on her website at


  • Teresa Harkin – Div 1 Nurse General Nursing and Anthroposophic Nursing care
  • Johanna Schafer – Div 1 Nurse General Nursing and Anthroposophic Nursing Care

ANTHROPOSOPHIC NURSING TREATMENTS – available Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

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Tel +61 3 9876 3011

221 Wonga Rd



Opening hours:

Monday to Friday 8.30–5.30

Saturday 9.00-12.30

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