Dr Al Shafi

Dr Al Shafi


Dr Alireza (Al) Shafizadeh embarked on his journey in the field of medicine with the attainment of his medical degree in 2000. His career began in Iran, where he spent a decade refining his skills and gaining invaluable experience. In 2010, Dr Al made a significant move to Dubai, where he served as an emergency physician at the esteemed Canadian Specialist Hospital until 2015. During his tenure, he developed a profound expertise in critical care, demonstrating a steadfast commitment to patient well-being.

In 2016, Dr Al relocated to the vibrant city of Brisbane, Australia, where he established his practice and became an integral part of the local medical community. For several years, he dedicated himself to providing exemplary healthcare services to the residents of Brisbane, earning admiration for his compassionate approach and clinical excellence.

Driven by a passion for continuous growth and new challenges, Dr Al recently embarked on a new chapter in his career, settling in Melbourne. Here, he is poised to make a significant impact on the healthcare landscape, drawing upon his extensive experience and unwavering dedication to patient care.

As a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice, Dr Al brings a wealth of expertise to his practice, encompassing a broad spectrum of medical disciplines. He is deeply committed to establishing meaningful connections with his patients and their families, ensuring their holistic well-being and longevity.

Dr Al’s professional journey is marked by a pursuit of excellence and specialization. He has undertaken additional training, including a professional diploma in medicine for older persons from the prestigious Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. This reflects his dedication to providing specialized care tailored to the unique needs of elderly patients.

His professional interests span a wide range of areas, including:

  • Healthy Aging
  • Cognition and memory assessment (Dementia assessment & treatment)
  • Falls & balance assessment
  • Medications review (Polypharmacy, Deprescribing)
  • Bone health assessment (Osteoporosis, Vitamin D deficiency)
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • Mental health
  • Chronic disease management (Diabetes, Asthma, Cardiovascular)
  • Skin cancer management & dermatological surgeries
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Sports medicine
  • Paediatric health
  • Women’s health
  • Antenatal care
  • Minor surgical procedures such as Implanon insertion and removal, laceration repair and suturing, in-grown toenail procedures, etc.

With his blend of expertise, compassion, and dedication, Dr Alireza (Al) Shafi is poised to make a lasting impact on the health and well-being of the Melbourne community.

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