Dr Mahmoud Youssef

Dr. Mahmoud Youssef-8576

General Practitioner

Mahmoud Youssef has been a keen GP in Ballarat for the past 3 years. He finished his medical degree at Deakin University in Geelong and did his GP training in Ballarat.

Since moving from Canada, Mahmoud spent his time in regional and rural Victoria areas honing his medical expertise ie: Wangaratta, Cobram, Bendigo, Echuca, Swan Hill and Castlemaine.

Mahmoud’s interests include adult and paediatric medicine, mental health, and geriatrics (70 years old and above).

His other interests include teaching junior doctors and surgical assistance. Mahmoud’s strongest asset is his excellent communication skills, which makes it easier for patients to connect and form a therapeutic relationship with him. 

Mahmoud enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 small children as well as family and friends.

Areas of Interest

  • Adult Medicine
  • Children’s health
  • Mental health
  • Internal Medicine

Bulk bills:

  • Children under 16

Privately bills:

  • All other services and consultations

Fee Schedule

Fees are current from 1st November 2023. (Fees vary according to the complexity of service).

ServicePrivate FeeMedicare Rebate
Standard Consultation$96.20$41.40
Long Consultation$160.00$80.10
Extended Consultation$240.00$118.00
Standard Telehealth $96.20$41.40
Saturday Standard Consultation $96.20$41.40
Saturday Long Consultation$160.00$80.10
Mental Health Plan$180.00$100.20
Review Mental Health Plan$133.55$78.95
Theatre / Procedure Fee$100.00 – $150.00No Rebate
Script Fee$15 .00 – $20.00No Rebate
  • The first consultation in each financial year will be charged the private consultation fee. This is charged regardless of age or pension status.
  • Children under the age of 16 are generally Bulk Billed and pensioners pay a discounted fee for consultations except on weekends.
  • Childhood immunisations, Care Plans, Care Plan Reviews & Health Assessments are Bulk Billed for all patients.
  • Saturday morning consultations are not Bulk Billed. All patients incur an out-of-pocket fee. 
  • Surgical procedures for all patients incur an out-of-pocket $100-150 theatre / procedure fee.
  • Iron infusions for all patients will be charged an out-of-pocket expense of $150 plus a consultation fee.
  • Private vaccines, Travel consultation and vaccinations, and dressings incur an out-of-pocket fee for all patients.
  • For any patient experiencing financial hardship – please discuss this with me at the time of your consultation.

Cancellations and non-attendances 

If you cancel without adequate notice, or fail to attend an appointment, a non-attendance fee of $50.00 is charged. 

Failure to attend an initial consultation (New Patients) will result in a non-attendance fee of $160.00.

Other Fees

Prescriptions:  Patients are encouraged to request all their prescriptions during their consultation. Telephone requests for repeat prescriptions will incur the following fee. 

<24 hours’ notice: $20.00

>24 hours’ notice: $15.00

There may be out of pocket costs for patients when referred to other service providers, e.g. specialists. If in doubt, always discuss this with me and/or the service you have been referred to.