Our team of five caring and experienced GPs can provide consultations for the whole family. We have both female and male doctors available and offer appointments in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Hindi.
The in-house dietician at Rye Family Clinic can help you better manage health conditions such as food intolerances and allergies, diabetes, osteoporosis and irritable bowel syndrome, as well as assist with nutrition for older adults.
Our friendly family dentist provides a very high standard of care. Many of our repeat clients visit us for general preventative dental care, such as tooth decay treatment and repair of damaged fillings.
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Dr Harijs Pavasaris
MBBS dipObs Dip Dermoscopy | GP
Dr Harijs Pavasaris enjoys the variety that being a GP brings, including conducting minor surgery and joint injections. He pursued this line of work as he saw that as a GP, his preventative care and early diagnosis could often prevent the need for invasive surgery at a later stage.He has worked for many years as a GP, including at a busy skin clinic. Dr Pavasaris has assisted in surgery, including bariatric surgery.Outside of the clinic, he will likely be found exploring a new cycling track.
Weight loss management
Dr. Rahul Sinha
MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP, FRACGP | GP Principal
Dr Rahul Sinha loves the daily interaction with his patients and the dynamic nature of working as a GP. He believes this helps to keep him on his toes, focusing his mind so he can do the best for every individual.
Dr Sinha chose to become a General Practitioner as he believes it is the very basis of primary care and the foundation supporting all other medical disciplines. The general practice and family physician has a crucial role in building and supporting a robust and responsive health system.
Dr Sinha graduated from Stanley Medical College in Chennai, India, with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1996 and then pursued surgical training from 1998-2001 in new Delhi. In 2002 he moved to the UK, where he practised in Scotland and England for 10 years. In 2012, he moved to Australia and began working at Rye Family Clinic. He is a GP Principal and is involved in the day-to-day operations and administration of the practice. He is also a GP Supervisor and educator, with the responsibility of training and supervising a GP Registrar.When he’s not working, you will find Dr Sinha spending time with his family, especially his twin boys. He would love to go stargazing and camping in the bush with the family, work and other commitments permitting.
Chronic disease management
Minor surgical procedures
Dr Pragya Noopur
MBBS, DRCOG, DFSRH, MRCGP, FRACGP | GP
Dr Pragya Noopur has a holistic approach to patient care and thoroughly enjoys her daily interactions with patients. She decided to pursue General Practice as she enjoys the person-to-person interaction.
She is passionate about all aspects of her patients’ physical and mental wellbeing. Dr Noopur gets genuine satisfaction out of having a positive impact on their health. She believes her patients are her greatest teachers, as there is something new to learn from them every day.
Dr Noopur graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital , Aligarh , India 2001. She moved to the UK in 2004 and trained as a GP in Glasgow, attaining her Membership of the Royal College of GPs in 2009, working as a GP from 2009 to 2012 before moving to Australia.
Outside of work, you will find Dr Noopur devoting her time to her family, including her twin boys. She also enjoys embarking on adventures, especially travelling around Australia.
Chronic disease management
Dr Chinthaka Wijekulasooriya
MBBS, FRACGP | GP
Dr Chinthaka Wijekulasooriya is passionate about being able to make his patients feel better in both their mental and physical health. He has been a GP for 15 years and also an anaesthetist for seven years. Today, he offers general medical consultations and conducts minor procedures.
Outside of the practice, you will find Dr Wijekulasooriya travelling, tending to his garden or relaxing whilst watching a movie.
Chronic disease management
Dr Dana (Sze Mon) Lo
MBChB, FRACGP, FHKAM, FHKCFP, DPD, DCH, DFM | GP
From celebrating a newborn to breaking bad news, Dr Lo believes it is an honour to be a GP. She considers it a privilege to work with her patients as they progress through life’s stages. Dr Lo relocated to Australia and joined the Rye Family Clinic in January 2021. She has a special interest in women’s health and chronic disease and speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Prior to this, Dr Lo spent 10 years serving in Hong Kong’s University Health Service with a special interest in adolescent and mental health. She has also obtained a a Master of Arts degree in Guidance and counselling. Trained in narrative therapy, Dr Lo and enjoys listening to the stories of her patients, who are from diverse backgrounds.
Outside of work, Dr Lo is the author of Chinese story book ‘Fight Against School Bullying – Diary of the Ugly Duckling’ and is the script writer of the drama ‘Doctor’s Burnout’. She is also an avid musician, playing the ancient Chinese pipa. Dr Lo loves being a part of the Mornington Peninsula community and running into her patients at the local beaches and supermarket.