Our team

Tailored Medical Group is made up of a talented and dedicated team of doctors in Port Melbourne. We have male and female GPs who provide the best medical care possible to every patient who walks through our door. Regardless of your age, race, religion, sexual orientation or gender identification, you’ll receive the same impeccable service and advice.

All doctors are registered with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and take pride in keeping up with advancements in medical science and training – to the benefit of us all.

Dr Bhavini Patel

MBBS MA (Cantab), DFSRH (diploma in sexual and reproductive health), FRACGP


Dr Patel completed her preclinical medical degree at Cambridge University and clinical years at Imperial college London in 2012. She has experience through a wide range of various specialities over the subsequent 6 years in the UK whilst completing her General Practice training at St Thomas' Hospital in London. Dr Patel moved to Melbourne in 2018 with her husband and has worked as a GP in St Kilda for over 3 years before joining Tailored Medical Group.

She is a kind and open minded doctor who provides holistic and patient centred care. She is also engaged with teaching University of Melbourne medical students. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the many eateries of Melbourne balancing that with activities such as yoga, bouldering, hiking and being a new mummy!

Special interests include:

-Women's health
-Mental health
-Sexual health including implant insertion and removal
-Preventive health
-Chronic health issues such as asthma, diabetes, gut issues

Dr Michael Taylor

MBBS, DCCH, FRACGP

Dr Michael Taylor has been practicing for over 20 years and brings a breadth of knowledge and skill to TMG.

Dr Michael is interested in medical care for the whole family, with extensive experience. He specialises in Paediatric care and skin disease.

Dr Farnoush Nia

Dr Farnoush Nia studied in Tehran and graduated in 2004 and is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and also a member of the Royal Australian College of Obstetrician and Gynecologist.

Dr Nia has also completed a diploma in Children’s Health. She has interest in all aspects of general medicine but especially in:

– Women’s Health
– Sexual and reproductive health including counselling about all forms of contraception including: Copper IUD, Mirena insertion and Implanon
– Breastfeeding Medicine
– Pregnancy shared care

Her passion is to continue to provide a high standard of care and offer high quality services to our patients. Dr Farnoush is dedicated to her work and continues to do further studies to keep her skills up to date.

Dr Zara Latif

Dr Zara Latif has been a General Practitioner for over 8 years with experience in a wide range of areas.

Zara enjoys travelling, needs a good coffee to kick start her day and enjoys horse riding in her time away from Medicine.

special interests include:
     Paediatrics
     Womens Health
     Sexual Health
     Emergency Medicine and
     Procedural Work

Dr Vincent Strangio

Vincent graduated from the University of Melbourne School of Medicine in 2005 after completing degrees and obtaining honours in both Bachelor of Science and Engineering.

He spent several years working in Ballarat Base and Geelong Hospitals where he did his Emergency Medicine training. He later joined Southern Health (Monash, Clayton, Moorabbin Casey and Dandenong hospitals) where he worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

Paediatrics, ENT, Cardiology and Neurology. He then undertook Locum work around the country and trained in rural medicine before returning to Melbourne to practice and obtain his qualification as a GP in 2011, and has been working as a GP for the last 10 years.

Vincent enjoys all facets of general practice from children’s health, shared maternity care, travel medicine, chronic disease management and minor office surgical procedures, with a diploma in skin cancer medicine from the University of Queensland. Vincent also continues to get involved in teaching first year medical students, and supervising Junior doctors and GP Registrars.

Vincent will support his long term patients through all of their health needs including Workcover and TAC.

In Vincent’s personal time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 15 month baby boy who keeps him busy.

Dr Viyan Hague

BSc (Hons) MBBS FRACGP DRCOG DFSRH


Dr Viyan Hague has been practising medicine since 2009 and is originally from London, England.

She has a wide breadth of experience and knowledge in all areas of medicine, including chronic disease management such as diabetes, COPD, high blood pressure and weight management, as well as mental health and care of the elderly.

Dr Hague has additional diplomas in family planning and sexual health, and is skilled in Implanon insertion and removal.

Viyan is known for her compassionate and warm bed side manner, and likes to involve patients in decision making around their care.

Dr Hague has an honorary role at the University of Melbourne as a medical student educator and supervisor and thoroughly enjoys teaching the next generation of doctors.

Specialist areas:
- Mental health
- Women’s health
- Sexual health
- Child health
- Chronic disease management

Dr Justin Edwards

BSc, MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Justin Edwards is taking a sabbatical to pursue one of his many talents outside of general practice. All patients are invited to book appointments with Dr Viyan Hague or any of our experienced doctors.

Justin graduated from the Griffith University School of Medicine in 2009 after completing a Bachelor of Science of at the University of Queensland. He spent several years working in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as in Emergency Medicine. He moved to Melbourne in 2015 to undertake his postgraduate training in General Practice.

Justin enjoys all facets of general practice and is passionate about empowering people to be in command of their own health. He aims to work together with his patients, so that they feel thoroughly informed and actively involved in their healthcare choices.

Justin has special interests in:
  • Sports medicine
  • Women's health and pregnancy care (including shared care)
  • Family & children's medicine
  • Preventative health
  • Skin and soft tissue lesion removal
  • Minor procedures (including injury management)
  • Insertion/removal of contraceptive implants

Dr Justin no longer sees WorkSafe or TAC patients.

Tory Pike

Practice nurse

Tory completed her nursing degree at La Trobe University in 2015 and has since had a variety of nursing experience on hospital wards, post anaesthetic recovery units and more recently has found her calling working in General Practice.

Tory is a certified Nurse Immuniser and a member of the Immunisation Nurse Special Interest Group (INSIG).

Tory enjoys the wide range of conditions and acuity seen in General Practice, but she especially enjoys making lasting connections with patients and their families.

Tory’s other passions include snowboarding, travelling, gym, her dog Nanook and spending time with family.

Dr Tarannum Rahman

BBiomedSc(Hons), MBBS, FRACGP

Tarannum completed her Medical degree at Monash University (graduating with Distinction) in 2012, after completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) in 2008. She completed her General Practice training in New South Wales and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2018. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice medicine and has a passion for patient-centred care and particularly the opportunity to work in a team environment with patients, GP colleagues, nurses and specialist providers to ensure the best ongoing care and advocacy for her patients.

Tarannum has special interests in:
- Children's health
- Women's health and pregnancy care
- Mental health
- Preventive health
- Minor procedures including insertion/removal of implanon, skin biopsies, and skin lesion removal

In her leisure time, she enjoys yoga, playing piano and spending time with family and friends.

Dr Farrah Rhemtulla

MSc, MBBS, FRACGP

Originally from Canada, Farrah completed her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees at the University of Calgary before moving to Australia to study Medicine. She graduated from the University of Queensland in 2014 before completing her General Practice training in Rockhampton, Queensland and moving to Melbourne in 2019.

She has special interests in:
  • Women's health
  • Children's health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Preventative and lifestyle medicine
  • Skin and soft tissue lesion removal
  • Insertion/removal of contraceptive implants

Dr Tim Ibrahim

FRACGP

Tim was raised in Gippsland and graduated from the University of Adelaide Medical School in 2007. Tim worked as a doctor around Australia and in New Zealand in various medical specialities but primarily Critical Care and Neurosurgery. Being passionate about preventative health and lifestyle medicine in 2014 he pursued a career in General Practice, training in country Victoria as a Rural GP-Obstetrician. Having completed his training in 2018 Tim has joined Tailored Medical Group to care for the Port Melbourne community.

In his spare time Tim is an Army Reservist and enjoys walking his dog.

Tim has special interests in:
  • Mens health
  • Military medicine
  • Evolutionary biology and psychology
  • Lifestyle and preventative medicine (diet, exercise, sleep etc)
  • Obstetrics
  • Minor procedures including contraceptive implant insertion and removal (IUDs, subcutaneous)
  • Insertion of intrauterine devices/systems (IUD/IUS, e.g. Mirena)