Ocean Grove

(03) 5256 2500
(03) 8080 1679
[email protected]

Ocean Grove Wallington Rd
27 Guthridge St
Ocean Grove VIC 3226

NOTE: We have moved to Ocean Grove The Parade - Shop 2, Ocean Plaza 71-73 The Parade, Ocean Grove VIC 3226

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri            Closed
Sat                       Closed
Sun                       Closed

Ocean Grove Wallington Rd – Clinic Details

Ocean Grove Wallington Rd Clinic Team – Doctors / GP’s 

Dr Bethan Knapp

General Practitioner and Sports Doctor

Bethan is a caring female GP with a special interest in Sports Medicine and Preventative Medicine. Bethan takes a holistic approach to health and wellbeing and leads an active life in Ocean Grove with her 4 kids. She is part of the Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving club and loves triathlons, cycling, camping and exploring our beautiful Peninsula. As a Sports Doctor, Bethan has worked in the UK as a Sports Physician with several elite sports teams including Premier League soccer & International Athletics teams. She offers our patients expert sports injury advice and management including health assessments, joint and soft tissue injections, radiology and pathology investigations. As a GP, Bethan is known for her thorough approach to holistic patient care. With her warm and caring personality and love of our local area she relates well to patients of all ages.

Dr Jonathan Corns

General Practitioner
MBChB BEng (Hons)

Jonathan is a friendly, caring and thorough GP with a passion for quality family medicine. Jonathan has a particular focus on children’s health, aged care and chronic disease management. His work with chronic medical conditions involves consideration of individual patient needs and circumstances and coordinating a team approach to assessments and reviews. Jonathan has worked with Epichealth for 2 years and lives locally in Ocean Grove. When he is not working, Jonathan is usually out surfing or exploring the beautiful wineries in our local area.

Dr Wayne Lightfoot

General practitioner

Dr Wayne Lightfoot is a warm and caring GP who has recently relocated back to the Bellarine Peninsula. Dr Lightfoot has worked in the City of Greater Geelong as a well respected GP. Wayne enjoys all aspects of general practice, taking holistic approach to care and preventative health. His special clinical interests include chronic disease management, aged care, weight loss and children’s health. Outside of work he enjoys spending good quality time with his family.

Dr Chloe Jackson

GP Registrar

Chloe completed her medical degree in Scotland before moving to the North of England for her foundation training years. She moved to Melbourne in 2016 and worked at Western Health for nearly 5 years as a junior hospital doctor, gaining experience in multiple specialties including aged care, paediatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology, psychiatry and emergency medicine. She recently moved to Ocean Grove to commence her GP training and is looking forward to getting to know this beautiful part of Victoria!

Dr. Zulfa Martin

GP Registrar

Zulfa completed her medical degree in South Africa in 2009. She has spent time in hospitals both in Australia and South Africa, rotating through multiple medical specialties including paediatrics, family medicine, obsetrics & gynaecology and emergency medicine, amongst others. She also spent time in general practice in South Africa, before relocating to Australia. Zulfa enjoys all aspects of general practice and has a special interest in children’s health, and hold a Diploma of Child Health.

Dr. Nikita Baidya

GP Registrar

Nikita graduated from medical school with an undergraduate degree in 2011 from Nepal and moved to Australia in 2014 having worked in intensive care and general practice. She has worked in Latrobe Regional Hospital in Traralgon and in Monash Health in South East Melbourne. Her interests lie in identification and excision of skin lesions, women’s health, mental health and indigenous health. Coming from a landlocked country, she has fallen in love with the beautiful beaches and her favourite pastime is watching the sun set across the ocean. Outside of work, Nikita enjoys swimming, cooking and dancing.

Dr. Tom Souchen

General Practitioner

Tom is a caring and thorough GP who takes a patient centered approach to medicine. He is interested in all aspects of general practice, and has special interests in children’s health, aged care, chronic disease management, mental health and urgent care. Having recently relocated to Ocean Grove with his young family, he is originally from Canada. He studied medicine at the University of Queensland prior to completing his specialty training across Gippsland and the Mornington Peninsula. He has achieved Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and has also completed a Diploma in Child Health. Tom also continues to work one day per week in urgent care in the public healthcare setting. He enjoys spending time with family at the beach, fishing, golfing, skiing, and exploring the regions near his new home in Ocean Grove.

Dr. Robert Harniman

GP Registrar

Robert is a first year GP registrar who has previously worked as a physician. Living in the Geelong and Surf Coast region since coming to Australia from Canada, Rob has a deep passion and commitment for the local community. Current interests include chronic disease management, minor trauma management and musculoskeletal medicine. Outside interests include Gridiron, weight training and Lego.

Ocean Grove Wallington Rd Clinic Team – Podiatrists

Kim Nankivell 


Being a talented sprinter at a young age, Kim found herself at the podiatrist as she was caught in a constant cycle of lower limb injuries. She had a very favourable outcome at the podiatrist and at this point she realised that she could combine her interests in sport and helping people, as a career. Kim commutes across the border to help service the South Australian sites once a fortnight.

Kim provides a professional and expert diagnosis of foot, leg and postural problems and offer comprehensive treatment plans, including our special interest area of Sports Podiatry.

Ocean Grove Wallington Rd Clinic Team – Practice Nurses

Andrea Neave, Danielle Williams, Erin Butler, Jennifer Shannon , Kylie Illsley, Leanne Tregea

Practice Nurses

Andrea, Danielle, Erin, Jennifer, Kylie & Leanne are passionate about health promotion and lead many preventative health initiatives for at risk patient groups with the support of our GPs. Our nurses particularly love helping patients with the challenge of managing chronic disease as this is an area where the role of the nurse is crucial in achieving positive health outcomes. With their warm and caring approach, our practice nurses connect with patients of all ages and provide support to patients undergoing immunisations and medical procedures.

Ocean Grove Wallington Rd Clinic Team – Practice Coordinator

Allisandro Gallardo

Ocean Grove Wallington Rd Clinic Team – Reception

Penelope Black, Skylah McClaren, Jemma Poole & Marni Illsley


Our friendly reception team love the day to day interaction with patients and being able to help our patients find the doctor, site and appointment time that’s right for them.

Ocean Grove Wallington Rd Clinic Services

Epichealth Medical Clinic Ocean Grove Wallington Rd specialises in all aspects of General Practice. Our GPs provide the following family medical services:

  • Men’s health

  • Women’s health

  • Children’s health and childhood immunisations

  • Veteran’s health / DVA

  • Aged care

  • Preventative medicine and health assessments

  • Care plans and chronic disease management

  • Skin cancer checks and mole tracking

  • Allied Health Services

  • Osteopathy

  • Mental health care plans

  • Travel health and vaccinations

  • Emergency treatment

  • Medical procedures

  • Workplace injury management

  • Drug and alcohol testing

  • Employment health

  • Onsite pathology

  • Podiatry

  • Iron Infusions

Billing Policy

Epichealth Medical Clinic Ocean Grove is a private mixed billing medical clinic committed to providing the highest quality patient care.

Standard consultation fees

Our standard consultation fees are as follows:

Private PatientsPrivate FeeMedicare RebateGap
Standard In-clinic Consultation$78.00$39.10$38.90
Standard Telehealth Consultation$64.10$39.10$25.00
Standard Consultation After Hours$89.90$51.00$38.90
Long In-Clinic Consultation$136.00$75.75$60.25
Long Telehealth Consultation$125.75$75.75$50.00
Long Consultation After Hours$147.65$87.40$60.25

Epichealth recognises the need to provide access to subsidised medical services for the following patients:

Patients who hold a valid Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Veterans Gold Card; AND

Children who are under 16 years of age.

We are pleased to confirm that there will be no gap on consultations for these patients.

Medical Procedures

Medical procedures are privately billed for all patients. Please inquire about the cost of your procedure at the time of booking.

Nurse Visits

All nurses visits attract a fee per visit to cover the cost of our nurses’ time and incidental medical consumables. This can be discussed with you at
your visit.


All payments are required in full on the day of the consultation. Please present your Medicare Card and Health Care Card to reception on arrival. We
accept cash, EFTPOS and credit card (Mastercard or Visa). We do not accept American Express, Diners Club cards or personal cheques.

On the Spot Medicare rebates

Our friendly Reception team will assist you to claim your Medicare rebate on the spot using your Medicare Card.