Our Team

Our team at Travel Doctor-TMVC Canberra are passionate about travel and experienced in providing relevant travel medicine to a variety of travellers. Our medical team have undertaken additional training in this discipline to enable them to provide accurate and individualised advice, all relevant to your destination and itinerary.

Travel Doctor-TMVC employs eight experienced travel medicine practitioners and ten trained nurses. This is complimented by an enthusiastic administrative team who work together to provide a professional service to all patients.

Dr Yong

Medical Practitioner

Dr Yong graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1996. He has graduate diplomas in both Travel Medicine and Occupational Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow and University of Singapore respectively.

With 24 years’ experience in emergency medicine, general practice, visa and corporate health, occupational health and travel medicine throughout Australia and Singapore, Dr Yong joined the Travel Doctor-TMVC Canberra family in early 2017.

May 2020, Dr Yong has recently completed a course in Telemedicine by the Ministry of Health, Singapore. 

His clients have included diplomats and ministers, royalties and celebrities in Australia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and the USA. 

As an avid traveller, Dr Yong has explored most of Asia, many parts of Europe and Africa, and a world class multi-award winning photographer in his field of travel photography.


Languages spoken/ written: English, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese), Malay/ Indonesian

Dr Strelnikow

Medical Practitioner

Dr Strelnikow graduated from UNSW in 1988 before moving to Canberra to train in family medicine. He has worked with Travel Doctor-TMVC for over 10 years while continuing to keep a hand in general practice. In addition to a variety of travel experiences with his family he enjoys the outdoors, particularly camping.

Nursing Team

All of our nurses have travelled extensively and most have worked overseas or been involved in volunteer programs or nursing training abroad. They are all highly skilled and trained to give injections and are able to alleviate the fears of the most anxious `fully grown child’!

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