About Us

Family Health Traralgon is the Latrobe Valley’s newest general practice clinic.

We are excited to provide excellent holistic health care focussing on wellness rather than illness.

Family Health Traralgon provide a relaxed and welcoming environment from which we will care for all members of your family.

From our friendly, professional, and experienced support staff to our excellent doctors, we’re looking forward to joining you on your health journey.

Our staff
Dr Aimee Kellow

FRACGP, MBBS (Hons), DRANZCOG (Adv), MN, Grad Cert Nursing (Adv Med/Surg), BN

Born and bred in the Latrobe Valley, Dr Aimee Kellow has worked in the health care industry in Gippsland for over 20 years. Dr Aimee studied and worked as a nurse and nurse educator for 10 years, before commencing and completing her medical degree at Monash University’s Gippsland Regional Clinical School in 2016.

Dr Aimee worked in regional and metropolitan hospitals, in and around Gippsland, before commencing work in General Practice in 2020. Aimee became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2022. Dr Aimee has a special interest in Women’s Health and has completed further training with the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. As a result, she is qualified to provide care to expecting couples throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond. Dr Aimee also has an interest in child and adolescent health, mental health, chronic disease management, care of the elderly and palliative care.

In her spare time, Dr Aimee enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and extended family. She enjoys swimming in her pool, trivia with friends and binge watching a good television series.

Dr Suzi Mikhail

FRACGP, MBBch (Hons)

Dr Suzi Mikhail is an experienced General Practitioner who has been working in Latrobe Valley since 2007.
She has obtained her medical degree, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) from the University of Cairo, Egypt. After finishing her internship year in Cairo, she migrated to Australia calling Adelaide home. Upon completing the AMC exam, Dr Suzi moved to Sydney where she worked in metropolitan hospitals for two years and completed her general practice training across NSW becoming a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2006 (FRACGP).

Settling in Traralgon in late 2006, she has worked in general practice since early 2007, developing a special interest in men’s health, women’s health, children’s health, mental health, chronic disease, common skin conditions, travel medicine, nutrition and weight management. She is a passionate and caring GP who believes in holistic patient care. She was also involved in teaching and mentoring of medical students and GP registrars.

A believer that learning never stops, Dr Suzi is always seeking new educational opportunities to improve and refine her skills and broaden her knowledge. She is fluent in English and Arabic, understands French and some Japanese. Outside of General Practice, she enjoys writing, gardening, travelling, and learning languages.

Dr Swetha Ennamaneni

FRACGP, MBBS

Dr. Swetha Ennamaneni is an enthusiastic and a friendly doctor who migrated to Australia in 2010 after obtaining her medical degree, a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in India. Dr Swetha has experience working in regional hospitals including Bass Coast Health and Latrobe Regional Hospital across multiple specialties for over 4 years.

After moving to Traralgon in 2019, she completed her General Practice training whilst working in clinics in Morwell and Traralgon. Dr Swetha obtained RACGP fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2022. Her interest lies in rural General practice, with a special interest in children’s health, women’s health, mental health, men’s health, chronic disease management and aged care.

Dr Swetha is fluent in English and Telugu. She is married with two children and calls Traralgon home. Outside of work, Dr Swetha enjoys photography and gardening.

Mr Justin Hunt

NP, Masters ACP, Grad Cert Emerg, BEM (Paramedic), BN

Born and bred in the Latrobe Valley, Mr Justin Hunt has worked in the health care industry for 20 years. Initially beginning his career as a nurse, he then went on to become a paramedic and worked across regional and remote Australia including in far north Queensland and the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

On return to Victoria, Justin continued his work as an emergency nurse and went on to complete a Masters of Advanced Clinical Practice gaining him registration as a Nurse Practitioner.

When he is not working, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife and young son. He especially enjoys the outdoors and fishing in the Gippsland waterways.

Mr Paul Hicks

NP, Masters ACP, Grad Cert Emerg, BN

A Latrobe Valley local, Mr Paul Hicks has worked as a nurse for 20 years. He has undertaken many roles within the healthcare industry, including management, but his desire to provide quality patient care has always led him back to clinical roles.

Most of Paul’s work has been in the emergency department, and it is here that he completed a Masters of Advanced Clinical Practice in 2020, gaining him registration as a Nurse Practitioner.

Outside of work, Paul enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys reading sci-fi novels and watching football and cricket. You may even catch him delivering flowers for his wife who is a local florist.

Ms Sarah Harle

NP, Masters Nursing (NP), Masters HS (Geront), Grad Dip Geront, BN

A Gippsland local, Ms Sarah Harle has worked in the health care industry for 20 years. Having a passion for aged care nursing, she has worked in many aged care facilities in and around Gippsland, as well as part of the residential in reach program.

Having completed a Masters of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner), Sarah makes twice weekly visits to a number of aged care facilities in Traralgon to provide high quality, personalised health care to the residents of these facilities.

When Sarah is not at work, you can find her enjoying all things sport with her husband and four children. If she is not coaching basketball, you will find her in the canteen of one of our local football clubs.

Ms Maree Lansdown

Practice Nurse

Ms Maree Lansdown has worked in all aspects of health care within the Latrobe Valley for over 30 years. From our local hospitals, to district and community nursing and aged care nursing, there is not much that Maree has not done.

Maree has over 10 years experience in primary health care, and is an accredited women’s health nurse able to provide cervical screening tests. She is a nurse immuniser and has advanced skills in wound management, plaster application and cryotherapy.

Outside of work, Maree is an avid gardener and cook and enjoys crafting. She enjoys going to the gym with her husband and spending time with her two dogs.

Ms Kate Hoodless

Practice Nurse

Ms Kate Hoodless has worked in healthcare throughout the Latrobe Valley and East Gippsland for 20 years. Originally working in the hospital system, Kate moved into primary health care in 2021.

Kate is an accredited nurse immuniser and has advanced skills in wound management. She enjoys the diversity of primary health care and is continually undergoing education to advance her skills in this area.

When Kate is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her four children. She is an avid gym goer and loves exploring the Gippsland outdoors with her family.

John

Practice Manager

Lorraine

Administration Staff

Fiona

Administration Staff

Gabby

Administration Staff