Special Interests – He has an interest in all aspects of General Practice.
Personal Interests – Outside of the practice, he enjoys the occasional game of golf, learning to sail and travelling.
Special Interests – Natasha is accredited for Antenatal Shared Care with RPA (Royal Prince Alfred), Canterbury Hospital and RHW (Prince of Wales- Royal Hospital for Women). She is passionate about paediatrics, women's health and sexual health. Natasha can provide scripts for HIV medication, PrEP along with STI screening and treatment. She is able to offer consultations in Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, as well as English.
Personal Interests – Outside of the practice, Natasha loves spending time with her family and two dogs.
Special Interests - Dr McAlister is interested in all aspects of General Practice, however he has a particular interest in Paediatrics and Travel Medicine.
Personal Interests - Outside of the practice he enjoys spending time with his young family and dog, bush walking, playing soccer and going to the beach.
Special Interests – Debbie is passionate about all aspects of women's health; contraception, cervical screening, general wellbeing, sexual health and counselling. She also has a special interest in mental health and paediatric health, particularly vaccinations, growth and development.
Personal Interests – She enjoys cooking classes, yoga and meditation, beach running, snorkeling, gardening and growing herbs.
Special Interests - Linda is interested in Screening and Preventative Medicine.
Personal Interests - Outside of the practice she enjoys skiing, painting, travel, cruises and camping.
Special Interests – She has a passion for women’s health, family planning, Antenatal Shared Care and children’s health in addition to older age care.
Personal Interests – She enjoys cooking, painting and travel in her spare time.
Special Interests – Dr Gundevia enjoys all aspects of general practice but has a passion for women's health, sexual health and family planning. She is qualified to fit and remove coils and implants. She is a shared Antenatal Care Provider at the Royal Hospital for Women.
Personal Interests – Zarin is enjoying being reacquainted to Australia and visiting old and new areas.
Special Interests - His career interests include men’s heath, paediatric care, chronic disease management, skin checks and travel medicine.
Personal Interests - In his spare time, Ben enjoys reading, travelling, family time and keeping fit.
Special Interests - He has an interest in all aspects of general practice including screening and preventative care.
Personal Interests - Outside of the practice he likes to spend time with friends and family and plays squash (but not very well).
Special Interests –Stress Management, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Interpersonal Relationships and Conflict Resolution, Grief and Loss.
Personal Interests – Outside of the practice, she enjoys spending time with her family, physical health and fitness, walking and being close to nature and music.
Special Interests – Angela has experience working with adults, adolescents, providing services under Medicare/ workplace support including problems with mood and anxiety, the effects of trauma, grief/ loss, stress and adjustment problems, difficulties with relationships and anger management. She provides evidence based individualized therapy, primarily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution focused therapy, as well as coaching through Results Coaching.
She is fluent speaking in Serbo-Croatian.
Special Interests – Studying the relationship between the Peripheral Nerve Pathways and the Body’s Connective Tissue to Identify and Correct Long Standing Dysfunctional Movement Patterns.
Background - With over 15 years’ experience as a Clinical Psychologist, Tara is currently working in both private practice and the public hospital setting. In her role at St Vincent’s Hospital, she specialises in the psychological aspects of cancer care, working with patients and their carers.
Tara works with a respectful, genuine, compassionate and approachable manner. Tara’s work is guided by her values of integrity and kindness. The key aspects of her role are to listen and understand each client’s perspective, to provide a supportive and safe therapeutic space, and to collaboratively build on their strengths and work towards their goals.
Tara is a full member of the APS and a board-approved clinical supervisor.
Special interests - She has broad experience in helping people to manage chronic health conditions, perinatal concerns, fertility issues, anxiety, depression, adjustment, work and family stress, parenting issues, grief and loss, relationship concerns, and carer support.
Special Interests – Naim specialises in Sports bio-mechanics and Chronic Disease Management.
Personal Interests – Outside of work, Naim enjoys playing basketball, power-lifting and traveling.
Special Interests - experienced working with clients towards reversing and reducing the long term effects of chronic diseases such as; T2DM, insulin resistance, PCOS, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome. In addition to this Michelle completed her research thesis at the RPAH allergy unit and has a strong interest in gut health and working with clients to reduce gastrointestinal symptoms and improve gut function. Michelle is also an Accredited Sports Dietitian and loves working with athletes to improve their performance through nutrition.
Background - Dr. De Lacavalerie is a specialist Colorectal and General Surgeon. She has a particular interest in advanced surgical techniques such as laparoscopic (keyhole) transanal and robotic surgery for conditions of the bowel including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, endometriosis and diverticular disease. She also manages other benign anorectal and pelvic floor conditions such as rectal prolapse, anal fissure/fistula, haemorrhoids and functional conditions such as obstructive defecation and faecal incontinence. Her clinical practice includes general and acute surgical conditions such as hernia operations, gallstones and endoscopic procedures (gastroscopy and colonoscopies).
After receiving her Medical qualifications (MBBS), she started her surgical training in London, completing the Intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Penelope then relocated to Australia and undertook her specialist general surgical training at Bankstown Hospital, Sydney. She subsequently achieved the Fellowship in General Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). Following this, she pursued a Surgeon Scientist career undertaking further studies for a higher degree at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. She is currently writing her Doctor in Philosophy (PhD) dissertation. Subsequently, she pursued post-Fellowship training with the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ), receiving further 2 years specialization in advanced colorectal skills in Sydney including Robotic surgery.
Special Interests - Dr. De Lacavalerie is passionate about providing rounded care for all her patients and in particular for women with endometriosis and functional problems of the pelvic floor. She collaborates with Gynaecology specialists on a regular basis at Nepean Private Hospital. She is a fully certified specialist in gastroscopy and colonoscopy and she also has experience in performing transrectal ultrasounds, anal manometry and pudendal nerve latency in the management of anorectal and pelvic floor conditions.
Penelope has always been involved in teaching and research. She is a Conjoint Lecturer at the UNSW-Sydney and regular tutor and mentor at Nepean Clinical School, University of Sydney. Her past research in prediction of response to chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer led to the prestigious NHMRC Clinical postgraduate Scholarship.
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