Our Team

General Practitioners

Dr Kerrie Taylor

Dr. Taylor commenced consulting at Rivergum Village Medical Centre on Monday February 4th 2019. Dr. Taylor is a well respected General Practitioner who has worked in the area for over 20 years. She brings with her extensive knowledge and experience in family medicine.

Her special interests include Antenatal Shared Care, with affiliations at the Mercy & Northern Hospitals, Women’s Health, Child and Maternal Health, Childhood immunisations, Diabetic Health and minor procedures

Dr Diana Baylis

Dr Diana Baylisis a well respected and experienced ​vocationally registered General practitioner, working in the area for over 20 years.

Dr Diana Baylis graduated from Melbourne University and completed her general practice training over 5 years, as well as completing a Diploma of Obstetrics in 1990.​

Dr Diana Baylis has continued her interest in obstetrics, maternal and child health and is accredited in shared care.​

Dr Diana Baylis works in continued participation with educational activities via the Royal College of General Practitioners.​

Special Interests: Shared Care, Child health​, Women’s health, Travel Medicine​

Dr Asha Ford


Dr Asha Ford completed her medical degree at Monash University, having previously graduated from a Bachelor of Applied Science (Biomedical Science) and Honours at RMIT University. Following medical school, Dr Ford worked at Frankston and Rosebud Hospitals gaining experience across various specialties and is now undertaking GP fellowship training with The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She enjoys all aspects of general practice.

Dr Paulina Alhucema – Paediatician


Dr Paulina Alhucema completed her paediatric training through the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, recently completing allergy training. ​

​Paulina has practiced in metropolitan and rural settings working in Warrnambool and Ballarat and is currently working at Austin Health, DPV Health and Private Clinics.​

Paulina also volunteers as an instructor in Advanced Paediatric Life Support throughout Australia.

​Paulina loves spending time with her husband and 2 young children and enjoys swimming, snorkelling, dancing, and movies.

Clinical Specialties:​ Allergies, Hayfever​, Eczema. Eating disorders and Haematology

For an appointment with Paulina please call reception.

A current referral is required to receive a medicare rebate.

Dr Susan Zachariah


Dr Susan has been working as a a GP, both in private clinics and rural hospitals in various parts of South Australia and Melbourne.

Prior to that, she has worked in Emergency medicine in Victorian hospitals including Monash Medical Center, Dandenong and Frankston Hospital.

She has a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Susan’s areas of interest include Mental Health, Children’s health and minor surgery.

She works at the practice on Thursdays and Fridays

Support Staff

The members of our support team are seldom seen but always busy. It is they who manage the logistics and day-to-day operations of a general practice this size.

Kirstin Lyons CEO



Felicity Emery

Clinical Care Manager RN, CHN


Lisa Duffus

Operations Manager


Louise Brooks

Group HR Manager


Louise Karen Borg

Group Finance Manager

Carly Norton

Management Support Administrator

Aged Care Team

Paula Hall

Aged Care Admin Team Leader



Aged Care Nurse Support


Aged Care Nurse Support


Aged Care Nurse Support


Aged Care Admin Support

Nursing Team

Possessing formidable medical knowledge and experience, our team of RNs are a central part of our medical practice.

Lauren Hodson

Reception Staff

Our front office staff are the heart of our practice.

Receptionists – Michelle F, Michelle T, Jo & Kristy

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