Dr Valerie Co (Geriatrician)

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Dr Valerie Geovette Co
FRACP 2022
Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery Monash University 2014
Medical Specialties
General Practice

Consultant Physician and Geriatrician

Monash University, School of Medicine, Clayton, Victoria

Member of the Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Physicians (2022) Clinical Diploma in Palliative Care

Dr Co graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 2014. Her further training includes qualifying as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as a Consultant Geriatrician in 2022, with a Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion (Curtin University) and a Clinical Diploma in Palliative Care (Royal Australasian College of Physicians).

Dr Co has varied experience in community-based and hospital medicine, in metropolitan Melbourne as well as in country Victoria. She trained at Bairnsdale Regional Health Service, Monash Health, and Alfred Health. Dr Co has experience working across many areas of Geriatric medicine, including Geriatric Evaluation and Management unit (GEM), GEM at Home, Residential In Reach, Aged Psychiatry, Palliative Care, Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS), Geriatric Consults; Falls, and Memory clinics. She is eager to assist patients achieve better health and quality of life holistically and as guided by the patient’s personal priorities in different stages of life.

Dr Co’s special interests include: Chronic disease management, Provision of supportive care and Optimising quality of life, De-prescribing and Medication rationalisation, and coordinating with patients, their GP, and other specialist/s, as well as family supports to achieve the best health outcomes.

Affiliated Clinics
South Eastern Geriatric Health

Practice Locations


South Eastern Geriatric Health
Centre Road Medical Centre
868 Centre Road
Bentleigh East VIC 3165 
0403 795 689
03 8677 5464