At Burwood Brickworks Medical Centre, we believe that good health and wellbeing is an important foundation of any community. We aim to provide quality patient-focused healthcare services to you and your family.
Our team of experienced and compassionate doctors are onsite to delivering personalised care for your needs. From planning a family to planning an overseas holiday, Burwood Brickworks Medical Centre can care for you.
To work with our community to restore the environment and create a cleaner future for all. Burwood Brickworks recognised as the world’s most sustainable shopping centre! We feel very honored to redefine sustainability in the retail space with ‘Burwood Brickworks Medical Centre’ utilizing eco-friendly materials.
Our team is dedicated to providing you with the level of care you are your loved ones deserve. We offer a range of services and are compromised of general practitioners, and allied health staff to make sure you receive the best possible treatment available in one place.
Our centre has attained AGPAL accreditation, whilst AGPAL accreditation is voluntary, we have attained this accreditation meaning that all our staff are trustworthy and fully licensed according to national statutory requirements.
Our team excels in delivering safe and high-quality treatments. We uphold all the tenets of best practice and firmly believe in treating our patients with respect, sensitivity, and honesty.
Dr Faisal Siddiqui
Dr Siddiqui is one of the Doctors&Co. highly qualified and experienced medical professionals, currently exercising his wide range of skills at our Cranbourne West Medical Centre.
Growing up in West Africa and working there as well as in Asia and the United Kingdom, Dr Siddiqui completed his General Specialisation at the General College of Royal Practitioners in the UK, as well as a Masters in Public Health. He worked for the UK National Institute of Health and Care Institute and published four clinical guidelines.
Now settled in Australia with his family, Dr Siddiqui is a valued member of the Doctors&Co. team. With skills and experience in many aspects of general practice, he has a particular interest in diabetes, paediatrics, psychiatry, and sexual and reproductive health (including contraception and implants).
Dr Siddiqui is also experienced with WorkCover, Transport Accident Commission and Centrelink claims, and can assist patients with the burden of paperwork. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Practitioners, and holds the role of Examiner.
Examiners are critical in the assessment of GPs in Australia, and they represent excellence in general practice. This role also ensures that Dr Siddiqui is at the cutting edge of current and best practice medical knowledge.
Dr Siddiqui’s experience dealing with patients from different countries and backgrounds makes him an exceptional, understanding and compassionate general practitioner. When not devoting time to caring for patients, he enjoys spending time with his young family.
As well as quality family time he enjoys sports such as cricket and badminton, and despite being happily settled in Australia a part of his heart remains in the UK with his favourite football club Manchester United!
Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad Shahzad
Dr Shahzad is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), affirming his status as a provider of high quality, safe and competent general practice services. He is currently a valued member of the Doctors&Co. family, sharing his knowledge, skills and more than 15 years’ general practice experience at the Cranbourne West Medical Centre.
Dr Shahzad started his career in general practice in Pakistan and worked there for a few years after graduating in 2001. He then moved to the United Kingdom in 2007 and completed further training, where he gained experience and competency in specialities such as mental health, children’s health, elderly care, medical emergencies, and women’s health. He moved to Australia in 2015 and was awarded FRACGP status in 2017.
Dr Shahzad is multi-lingual, with fluency in Punjabi and Urdu, which is valuable in communicating with patients in our multicultural community. He is passionate about providing care in the community and using his depth of knowledge to help a wide diversity of patients. He is focusing his skills on managing chronic diseases and conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma, obesity, eczema, depression, and anxiety.
Dr Shahzad has a holistic approach to his work, and when not providing exceptional medical care to patients he looks after his own physical, mental and emotional health by spending time with his family and visiting the gym.
Dr Nawaf Al-Obaydi
MBBS , FRACGP
Dr. Nawaf graduated from College of Medicine – Baghdad University in 2005 and completed hospital training in Eastern Health (Box Hill, Maroondah and Angliss Hospital) then the Australian general practice training with the Victorian Metropolitan Alliance in Melbourne. He has obtained the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners fellowship in 2015 and the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners fellowship in 2016.
He has special interests in cardiovascular disease including Hypertension and Diabetes management, Paediatrics, Dermatology including skin cancer, sexual transmitted disease and travel medicine
Dr. Mamie Chen
Graduated locally at Monash University, interning and working as a resident at Monash Health before becoming a GP.
Special interests in children’s health, women’s health, general medicine
Burwood Brickworks Medical Centre is a bulk billing practice to patients holding a valid Medicare card. Some services are excluded and an out of pocket expense will apply. Fees will vary depending on the service.
For our patients who are without a valid Medicare card or OSHC/OVC membership, the following fees do apply;
- Standard consultation – $50
- Long consultation – $75
- Pathology testing will incur additional fees which will be advised prior to collection
- Allied health services will be privately billed
Some of the services excluded from bulk billing include
- RHCA Medicare cardholders
- Specialist consultations
- Allied health services
- Pap smears
- Pre-employment medical assessments
- Driver assessment form
- Medical reports
- Skin cancer checks
- RHCA Medicare cardholders
- New patients who do not have their Medicare card
The fees will vary depending on the complexity of the service and procedure required.
Overseas Students & Overseas Visitors
No payment is required for overseas students and overseas visitors holding valid OSHC/OVC memberships such as
Please let reception know if you hold a OSHC/OVC membership