Our team

Dr Ammar

Dr Ammar Attiya


Dr. Attiya graduated from College of Medicine – Baghdad University in 2001 and migrated to Australia with his wife in 2006. He worked at the Austin and the Northern Hospitals prior to joining the Australian General Practice Training Program where he worked in the lovely towns of Woodend and Kyneton. He became a fellow of the Royal Australian
College of General Practitioners in 2019.

His special interests are preventative medicine, chronic diseases management, men’s health and paediatrics.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, playing tennis and following his beloved football team.


Dr Sam Pennell

MBBS/B.Med Sci (Uni. Melb), DCH (Uni.Sydney), FRACGP

Sam grew up in Banyule and trained with Austin & Northern Hospital, gaining experience in paediatrics, urology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, orthopaedics, general surgery, and care for patients with spinal cord injury. Sam’s professional interests include family medicine, Men’s health and surgical procedures. He also works part time as a surgical assistant for plastic and general surgeons.
Outside of medicine, Sam enjoys spending time with his wife and sons, playing basketball and watching AFL.

Dr Alina Yaremenko


Dr. Alina graduated from Melbourne University in 1999 and attained fellowship of RACGP in 2005, receiving the certificate of excellence award.

She is passionate about maintaining up to date knowledge and is a regular examiner for the RACGP. Her areas of special interest are women’s, paediatric & adolescent health, preventative medicine, and weight management.

Outside of work she enjoys being a Mum to her 2 children, spending time with family & friends, playing with their family dogs, and living life as well as possible.

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After Hours Care

Please call 000   if you are experiencing difficulty breathing, chest pain, collapse, allergic reaction, major injury/burns, bleeding, limb weakness or numbness, severely unwell children.

To seek after hours care or request a home visit when our practice is closed, please call Doctor Doctor 13 26 60