Our People

Our cardiologists, Dr Stephan Foy and Dr Challon Murdock, have a long association of collaboration and collegial support. Each has gained a respected reputation for their excellence in providing high quality, personalised cardiac care. They are recognised for their leadership in the development of cardiac services for the Geelong community.

Stephan and Challon provide specialist care in general adult cardiology with an emphasis on the management of coronary artery disease, cardiac rhythm disorders, and cardiac device implantation.


Dr Stephan G Foy


A graduate of University of Otago, Stephan gained his post-graduate Doctor of Medicine by research work at The Princess Margaret Hospital, Christchurch, NZ.

After completing his Interventional Fellowship (Percutaneous Coronary Interventions) at Royal Perth Hospital, WA, Stephan was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist at Launceston General Hospital, Tasmania.

Stephan’s expertise in invasive cardiac techniques led him to establish the invasive cardiac services at Launceston General Hospital. He implemented the hospital’s cardiac catheterisation and permanent pacemaker implantation services.

Stephan had a leading role in the development and implementation of the Cardiac Services at St John of God Hospital, Geelong. He has been a key advisor to the hospital’s Cardiac Catheterisation and Intererventional Cardiology programmes and Cardiac Care Unit.

Areas of Special Expertise

  • Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterisation
  • Permanent Pacemaker Implantation

Areas of Additional Interest

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Professional & Academic Affiliations

  • Fellow Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Fellow Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Accreditation St John of God Hospitals, Geelong & Ballarat




Dr Challon Murdock


Graduating from University of Western Australia, Challon trained in cardiology at Royal Perth Hospital, WA, and completed his Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship in London, Ontario, Canada.

Following an appointment as Consultant Cardiologist at Royal Perth Hospital, Challon’s expertise in cardiac rhythm management led him to establish the cardiac electrophysiology services in Geelong.

He is a key advisor to the Cardiac Electrophysiology programme at St John of God Hospital, Geelong, where he has established 3-D Surface Mapping.

St John of God Hospital is the only regional hospital in Victoria that provides this invaluable service.

Areas of Special Expertise

  • Electrophysiological Studies
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Permanent Pacemaker Implantation
  • Coronary Angiography

Areas of Additional Interest

  • Cardiac Rhythm Management
  • Echocardiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Professional & Academic Affiliations

  • Fellow Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Fellow Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Accreditation St John of God Hospitals, Geelong




Mrs Linda Dew


Linda has a vast experience in business management, having come from a managerial position at one of Geelong’s largest retail pharmacies. 

Linda assumes responsibility for all our Practice operational matters.  In addition, Linda may be contacted to deal with issues arising from patient contacts, such as accounts enquiries.

Practice Manager




Ms Junée Chenery

Junée trained as a Division 2 Nurse and worked in palliative care prior to becoming an inaugural member of our Practice. Junée has a diverse role, being responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the Practice. 

Practice Assistant



Mr Chris Zhang

BSc MBiomedEng MEngMgt Grad Dip (QUT)

Chris is highly qualified in the areas of biomedical engineering and sciences. His academic training in biomedical engineering, led Chris to successfully complete his graduate diploma in cardiac ultrasound from Queensland University of Technology. 

Chris joined our Practice from Melbourne, where he had worked as a cardiac technician and cardiac sonongrapher for over 6 years.





Ms Carolyn West


Carolyn studied at Swinburne University of Technology, graduating Bachelor of Applied Science – Medical Biophysics and Instrumentation. Prior to Carolyn joining our Practice, she gained 6 years’ experience as a Respiratory Technician here in Geelong, Melbourne and Frankston. Carolyn is currently undertaking further studies to achieve her Diploma of Medical Ultrasound (Cardiac).

Cardiac Technician