Our Team

The team of Doctors, Nurses and Administration Staff at Officer Family Doctors take pride in providing the highest standard of medical care to all age groups in the community. Our new practice in Officer has opened to service the growing demand in this area, with a lot of new families moving to this very fast, growing community.

Dr Aruna D Yapa

General Practitioner (Male) MBBS, FRACGP

Speaks English and Sinhalese

Dr Yapa graduated in Sri Lanka in 2001 and has been consulting in Australia since 2010. He has worked in both Metro and Rural clinics including Dandenong, Broken Hill and Christmas Island Detention Centre. He brings a holistic approach to a variety patients of all ages. Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) & Advanced Certificate of Dermatology. Dr Yapa consults on a Wednesday afternoon, offering Skin Checks.

Areas of interest:

  • Skin Cancer Checks

Dr Lavanya Duggirala

General Practitioner (Female) MBBS, FRACGP

Speaks English, Hindi and Telugu

Dr Lavanya Duggirala graduated from India in 2009. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She also holds a Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney. She has extensive experience working in a Hospital setting, including Regional Emergency Departments. She is interested in all areas of General Practice.

Areas of interest:

  • Women and Children’s Health
  • Chronic Disease Management

Dr Chander Hrstic

General Practitioner (Female) MBBS

Speaks English

Dr Chander Hrstic is an experienced General Practitioner with over 25 years of experience working in general practice. She has worked in Emergency Medicine, Women’s and Children’s Health, Community Health Services and Aged Care. Dr Hrstic has had exposure in a wide variety of medical treatment and care. This exposure has helped Dr Hrstic to build many skills useful to everyday general practice, including building exceptional relationships with her patients and other medical professionals.

Dr Hrstic also performs medical assessments under TAC and Workcover. She provides a high standard of quality care to her patients.