Our Doctors

Pursue on-going medical education to keep up to date with new developments in Medicine and Professional Guidelines

Live in the community they serve and are committed to the Gippsland Region

Are Vocationally Registered ie have three years additional specialist General Practice training after graduating as doctors

Are Fellows of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners


Dr Alex
Phare

Dr Phare is the Practice Principal of the clinic and has undertaken extensive studies in Skin Cancer obtaining a Master of Medicine Skin Cancer degree from the University of Queensland..

Dr Phare is also an experienced General Practitioner with an additional degree in Medical Biochemistry.

Dr Michael
Abbott

TAKING NEW PATIENTS
FOR SKIN CHECKS ONLY.
PHONE 1300 554486

Dr Abbott began his health career as a Clinical Pharmacist, moving from Melbourne to Gippsland in 2007 to work at Latrobe Regional Hospital. He remained at LRH working as a pharmacist for 7 years whilst completing his medical studies, graduating from Monash University in 2014.

Dr Abbott has worked in both hospitals and General Practices across Gippsland after receiving a scholarship to remain in the area. He has chosen to settle in Traralgon to work as a General Practitioner and to pursue extra training in Skin Cancer Medicine.  

Dr Abbott has completed Skin Cancer training courses with Healthcert in association with Bond University

Dr Richard
Cristofaro

TAKING NEW PATIENTS
FOR SKIN CHECKS ONLY.
PHONE 1300 554486

After graduating from Monash University in 1984, Dr Cristofaro then worked at The Alfred for a year and then trained in general practice before settling in Traralgon.

Dr Cristofaro has completed Skin Cancer training courses with Healthcert in association with Bond University.

Dr Cristofaro’s medical interests include minor surgical procedures, such as removal of skin cancers and other skin lesions, small skin grafts and skin flaps.