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**We’re moving!**

 

DR MEI'S FRANKSTON PRIVATE ROOMS MOVING TO PENINSULA PRIVATE. 

APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE FRIDAY AFTERNOONS FROM 1 JULY 2023 ONWARDS

Last updated: 31 May 2023. 

Dear patients and GPs/specialist referrers,

**We're moving!** 

DR MEI’S FRANKSTON PRIVATE ROOMS MOVING TO PENINSULA PRIVATE. 

  

APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE FRIDAY AFTERNOONS FROM 1 JULY 2023 ONWARDS 

 

Dr Mei's Frankston Private rooms are moving!

 

**NEW** Peninsula Private rooms (from Saturday 1 July 2023 onwards):

Nepean Specialist Centre

Suite 7, Peninsula Private Hospital

525 McClelland Drive,

Langwarrin VIC 3910

        • (Enter through Door A)

 

 

CENTRALISED PHONE NUMBER FOR PENINSULA PRIVATE & BRIGHTON ROOMS

Please call (03) 9773 2752 to book an appointment.

Future updates

To follow Dr Mei's latest news: 

 •  https://www.drmeiyong.com.au

Find us on Google Maps — Dr Mei Yong (Brighton rooms)  

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Find us on Google Maps — Dr Mei Yong (**NEW** Peninsula Private rooms), from 1 July 2023 Saturday onwards 

  

Find us on Google Maps — Dr Mei Yong (old Frankston Private rooms), until 30 June 2023 Friday inclusive    

 •  or Google "Dr Mei Yong" 

— Admin

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Dr Mei Yong

MBBS(Hons) MPH(Hons) FRACP

Consultant Specialist Physician

ABOUT DR MEI

Key points:

  • Dr Mei Yong's public hospital appointments include:

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Dr Mei graduated with first-class honours in Medicine from Monash University in 2009. She then went on to complete 7 years of Specialist Physician training  including 3 years of Basic Physician Training in Internal Medicine, followed by 4 years of Advanced Physician Training in Clinical Nutrition & General Medicine at both The Alfred Hospital and Monash Medical Centre.

 

While at The Alfred Hospital, she gained extensive experience in various acute medical specialities including Cardiology, Trauma, and Perioperative medicine.

Dr Mei works across both private and public hospitals.

  • Dr Mei's private clinics are at Jessie McPherson Private Hospital, Frankston Private Hospital (moving to Peninsula Private Hospital from 1 July 2023), & Bay Street Specialist Centre in Brighton.

  • Dr Mei also works in public hospitals  as a Obesity Physician & Clinical Nutrition Physician at Monash Health, and as a General Medicine Physician at Alfred Health, two of the largest metropolitan public hospital networks in the state of Victoria, Australia.

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RESEARCH

Dr Mei is actively involved in cutting-edge research, particularly in the field of obesity. She has numerous publications in Australian and international peer-reviewed journals, including the Australian Journal of General Practice (AJGP) and the International Journal of Public Health Research. She is also a peer reviewer for obesity research for the Australian Journal of Primary Health.

Her research has been presented at Australian and international obesity conferences, including the 2017 Joint Scientific Meeting of the Australian & New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) and the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand (OSSANZ) in conjuction with the Asia Oceania Association of Studies for Obesity (AOASO).

In addition, Dr Mei completed a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Melbourne, graduating with first-class honours.. Doing so has enabled her to expand her knowledge and skills in health promotion and obesity management at a population and global level.

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CONDITIONS TREATED

Conditions treated    ✅  

  • Obesity and obesity-related diseases

  • Type 2 Diabetes

  • Malnutrition due to non-psychiatric causes   (ie. NOT Eating Disorders)

  • Osteoporosis

  • Perioperative medicine

Conditions NOT treated    ❌   

  1. Eating Disorders (suspected or confirmed)

    • eg Anorexia nervosa,

    • Bulimia nervosa,

    • EDNOS (now known as OSFED/UFED)^

​For best practice treatment, Dr Mei recommends referral to a dedicated Eating Disorders Program, with a specialist Multidisplinary team led by Eating Disorder Psychiatrists.    

For GPs/health professionals:

Download our Eating Disorders Referral Options handout (PDF file):

👆🏻 for a very handy list of Eating Disorders Programs in Victoria, which you can refer your patient to.

^EDNOS vs OSFED/UFED

EDNOS = Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, as defined in DSM-IV-TR.

In DSM-5, this is now classified as either: 

OSFED (Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder), or

UFED (Unspecified Feeding or Eating Disorder).

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CONTACT US

FRANKSTON ROOMS

Available:

  • Friday afternoons

Please contact our friendly reception staff on 03 9773 2752 to book an appointment.

  • Please remember you MUST get a referral letter from your GP BEFORE your appointment with Dr Mei Yong, to receive your full Medicare rebate for your visit.  

 

  

  

**NEW** Peninsula Private rooms (from Saturday 1 July 2023 onwards):

Nepean Specialist Centre

Suite 7, Peninsula Private Hospital

525 McClelland Drive,

Langwarrin VIC 3910

        • (Enter through Door A)

Centralised phone number for Peninsula Private rooms & Brighton rooms:

03 9773 2752

Find us on Google Maps — Dr Mei Yong (**NEW** Peninsula Private rooms), from 1 July 2023 Saturday onwards  

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Old Frankston Private rooms (until Friday 30 June 2023 inclusive):

Frankston GI

Frankston Private Hospital — North Building
Level 3, Suite 8, 5 Susono Way,
Frankston VIC 3199

Phone number: 03 8763 3999

Find us on Google Maps — Dr Mei Yong (old Frankston Private rooms), until 30 June 2023 Friday inclusive  

  

  

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BRIGHTON ROOMS

Available:

  • Monday afternoons

Please contact our friendly reception staff on 03 9773 2752 to book an appointment.

  • Please remember you MUST get a referral letter from your GP BEFORE your appointment with Dr Mei Yong, to receive your full Medicare rebate for your visit.  

  

Bay Street Specialist Centre

Suite 4, Ground level

214 Bay Street

Brighton VIC 3186 

        • (Street parking available on Bay Street)  

Centralised phone number for Peninsula Private rooms & Brighton rooms:

03 9773 2752

 

Find us on Google Maps — Dr Mei Yong (Brighton rooms)  

  

03 9773 2752        

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CLAYTON ROOMS

Available:

  • Wednesday afternoons on alternate weeks

Please contact our friendly reception staff on 03 9594 2461, or 03 9594 2462 to book an appointment.

  • Please remember you MUST get a referral letter from your GP BEFORE your appointment with Dr Mei Yong, to receive your full Medicare rebate for your visit.  

Referrals from health professionals can be faxed to 03 9594 6475. 

Jessie McPherson Private Hospital — Consulting Suites

Suite B, Level 2 (Ground floor)

246 Clayton Road

Clayton VIC 3168

Find us on Google Maps — Dr Mei Yong (Clayton rooms)    

  

  

03 9594 2461, or

03 9594 2462

03 9594 6475

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