Dr Bennie Monheit MBBS, MPH, FAFPHM, FAChAM, DipRACOGPosition:
Medical Director (SouthCity Clinic, Elwood), Adjunct Senior Lecturer (Department of General Practice at Monash University), Drug & Alcohol Specialist Physician (Alfred Hospital, Melbourne), Drug & Alcohol Physician (ReGen)
Dr Monheit graduated from Monash University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery. He completed postgraduate training at Prince Henry’s, the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and the Newmarket Hospital in the UK and then trained in public health.
He is currently a committee member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Victoria Drug and Alcohol Committee and had been its chairman for 10 years. In May 2005 he received the award for ‘Recognition of Outstanding Service to the College’ from the College. He is also a member of the Victorian Addiction Inter-hospital Liaison Association (VAILA) and the College of Physician’s Chapter of Addiction Medicine.
Dr Monheit has held the position of Medical Director at SouthCity clinic in Elwood since 1997. He is Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Department of General Medicine at Monash University and he is a specialist alcohol and drug physician at the Alfred Hospital as well as at ReGen in Coburg.
He is a member of various government and non government expert advisory committees.
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