Seaford Beach Family Clinic

Meet our Team

The team at Seaford Beach are top specialists in their fields. Our medical practitioners have all been practicing with us for a number of years and all share a commitment to providing a quality patient experience. 

We provide you with the treatment, advice and tools to recover and continue to thrive in your home environment. At Seaford Beach, you can trust us to give evidence-based advice on the best way forward for you and your health.

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Our Doctors

Dr Mohib Yousef

Dr Yousef has completed his GP training in the UK and obtained the Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in the UK in 2008. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2010. He obtained a few postgraduate certificates in Skin Cancer diagnosis and management from University of Queensland. He has a special interest in performing skin checks, treating skin conditions including surgical procedures for removing skin cancers, cysts and lumps.

Dr Carolyn Ghabrial

Dr Carolyn Ghabrial is a UK trained doctor. She is passionate about providing quality care in general practice. She graduated from Egypt, undertook her General Practice post graduate training in the UK, and relocated to Melbourne in 2012. Although she enjoys all areas of general practice, she has a special interest in women’s health. She is an Accredited shared antenatal care provider with Peninsula health. She has achieved a Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (DFSRH) and Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG). She specialises in all areas of women’s health including cervical screening, contraception advice, pre-conception counselling, postnatal care, sexual and reproductive health. She is qualified to insert Implanon, IUD (Mirena and Copper IUD). She holds a Diploma in Child Health from Westmead Hospital (Sydney). Away from general practice, Carolyn enjoys walking, bike riding and looking after her three children.

Dr Mahshid Beheshti

Dr Beheshti completed her Bachelor of Medicine in Iran in 2012. The last four years she has worked in Australia as a general practitioner and at the start of 2020 she has received her fellowship of RACGP. She then furthered her studies by completing a diploma of Children health and a Certificate of skin cancer medicine. Dr Beheshti enjoys all areas of general practice but has a special interest in women health. She also speaks fluent Persian and can also converse in Farsi. Away from general practice she enjoys walking, bike riding and spending time with her family.

Dr Ali Akbari

Dr Ali has extensive experience in general practice, managing complex medical conditions and working with people from different cultural backgrounds. Implementing evidence based medicine is his passion and he will work with you to understand your individual needs in order to provide the best available care. Dr Ali enjoys empowering patients with knowledge and guiding them to achieve optimal health. He consults on the full range of general practice issues and has a particular interest in men’s health, sport medicine, mental health, geriatric medicine and preventive health care. In his spare time, he enjoys nature exploration, photography and swimming.

Dr Paul Duffy

Paul trained in the UK and graduated from Aberdeen University in 1992. Paul worked in Psychiatry for 25 years prior to re-training in General Practice. He attained an MRCPsych qualification through the British Royal College of Psychiatry. He is passionate about mental health, including autism spectrum disorders and youth mental health. Current special interests include preventive medicine, men’s health, respiratory and cardiovascular disease and paediatrics. Paul is a loving father of two teenage children and in his spare time enjoys exercise and producing music in his music studio as well as the great outdoors.

Dr Tahmineh Zarkami

Dr. Tahmineh Zarkami graduated from Medical University in Iran in 2006. Since then she has been working as a GP in Iran for the last 11 years and has recently moved to Australia to continue her career in Victoria. Tahmineh enjoys all areas of general practice but has a special interest in Chronic disease management, Preventive care and Children and Women’s health. Tahmineh speaks fluent Persian and enjoys communication with people of  different cultures.  Away from General Practice, Tahmineh enjoys  reading, playing musical instruments, walking and spending time with my family and friends.

Dr David Liu

Dr David Liu is a General Practice registrar who has been practicing as a doctor since 2016 (Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (Honours)), having spent a lot of time especially in General Medicine and Emergency Medicine. His interests include Men’s Health and management of chronic medical conditions. Dr Liu cares about evidence-based medicine and best practice healthcare. He does not prescribe opioid medications or benzodiazepines unless absolutely necessary. Dr Liu looks forward to working within Seaford and getting to know the Seaford community.

Dr Chavy Arora

Dr Chavy Arora graduated from Monash University in 2015 with an MBBS and BMedSc with first class honours in bioethics. She is currently completing her Masters in Practical Ethics part-time at Oxford University, and has completed a BSc in Development in Economics from University of London (LSE). 
Before general practice, Chavy has five years of clinical experience working across metropolitan and rural settings in Australia and overseas, including at Monash Health, the Royal Women’s Hospital (RWH) and locum appointments at Royal Darwin Hospital, Mildura Base Hospital, Latrobe Regional Hospital and The Canberra Hospital, as well as voluntary primary care clinics and health promotion workshops as a medical student in Tonga and Nepal. 
She enjoys all areas of general practice and holds additional qualifications in women’s and children’s health. She has two years’ clinical experience in tertiary obstetrics and gynaecology, including completing her Diploma of Obstetrics in 2017 and training as a Prevention of Violence Against Women (PVAW) Officer at RWH in 2018. She also completed her Diploma of Child Health (Sydney Child Health Program) in 2020. 
Outside of work, Chavy enjoys hiking, Bollywood dancing, travel, cooking and spending time with her family, friends and puppy. She speaks conversational Hindi.