Education & training
Benedict (Ben) Burke graduated with Honours from Monash University in 1994. He commenced work at Aspendale Gardens Medical Centre in 1997. He gained his Fellowship in The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2002. He is interested in all aspects of General Practice and is a registered railways medical examiner.
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification.