Dr Jonathan Phan (MBBS UNSW, FRACGP)
Background – Dr Phan graduated from the University of NSW and has been in general practice since 2007. He enjoys general practice as it gives him the opportunity to interact with patients of all ages and cultural backgrounds.
Special Interests – He enjoys preventative health, looking after children and pregnant women.
Personal Interests – Outside of medicine he likes to spend time cooking and traveling.
Dr Ryan Quan Vo (MBBS UNSW, FRACGP)
Background – Dr Vo is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and a graduate of the University of NSW.
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.
Dr Emma Lawrence (BA (Hons, MBBS, DCH, DRANZCOG)
Background – Dr Lawrence obtained diplomas in women’s, children’s and sexual health after graduating from the University of Sydney’s Graduate Medical Program in 2007. She recently obtained her Fellowship of the RACGP having completed her training requirements.
Special Interests – She is accredited for Antenatal Shared Care with RPAH and Canterbury Hospital.
Personal Interests – Outside of work, Emma enjoys having fun with her young family at the beach and the snow.
Dr Catherine Phan (BSc (Med), MBBS (UNSW), DCH, FRACGP)
Background – Dr Phan Graduated from the University of NSW and is a fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Special Interests – She has a special interest in Women’s Health and has completed her certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health. .
Personal Interests – Outside of General practice, she enjoys travelling and floristry.
Dr Cleon Pinto (MBBS)
Background – Dr Pinto was awarded his MBBS in December 2012 from the University of Western Sydney. He has rotated through practices across Sydney.
Special Interests – Dr Pinto’s interests are in Paediatrics and antenatal care.
Personal Interests – He loves photography and travel
Dr Maha Qidwai (MBBS,BMedSc, FRACGP, DCH, FSC)
Background – Maha Qidwai completed her Medicine at the University of Sydney, and spent her initial stages of training based at Liverpool Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women. She later completed her Fellowship of the Royal College of GP’s. She holds the Diploma in Child Health, and FPAA National Certificate in Sexual & Reproductive Health.
Special Interests – Women’s Health,Paediatrics, Exercise and Lifestyle Medicine
Personal Interests – Outside of medicine, Maha has a particular interest in sneakers, performance cars and travelling.
Dr Helen Gibbons (B.Med.Sci, MBBS, DCH)
Background – Dr Gibbons graduated from the Australian National University in 2008 and worked in Emergency Medicine, Pathology, Research and Sexual Health before transferring into General Practice.
Special Interests – Dr Gibbons completed her Family Planning certificate and Diploma in Child Health and loves the challenge and variety of General Medicine.
Personal Interests – She also has interests in journalism, adventure travel, scuba and keeping fit and active.
Shin Li How (B.Med, FRACGP, Diploma in Child Health)
Background –Dr How graduated from University of Newcastle in 2010 and later obtained her Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She has a Diploma in Child Health and SH&FPA Certificate in Sexual & Reproductive Health. In addition, she has worked for Family Planning NSW and Aboriginal medical centres.
Special Interests – Women’s & Sexual Health, Family Planning, Paediatrics, Aboriginal Health.
Personal Interests – Outside of medicine, Dr How enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and travelling.
Dr Renate Liong (MBBS, AMC, FRACGP)
Background – Doctor Liong is a fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). Dr Liong commenced her medical training at Giessen-Justus Liebig University, Germany and completed her GP training in Australia.
Personal Interests – She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Indonesian.
Dr Kate Baker (MBBS, DCH)
Background – Dr Kate Baker studied medicine at the University of Newcastle. She went on to do further study in paediatrics, achieving a diploma in child health, as well as developing a passion for integrative medicine which she studied in the United States with the Institute for functional medicine.
Special Interests – Kate sees all patients, from young to old, for acute and chronic illness, with a particular interest in Women’s health, fatigue, and chronic illness. She practices integrative general practice also, which involves longer consultation times, allowing for a patient’s physical and psychological health to be take into account in a holistic manner in approaching health and wellness.
Personal Interests – Outside of medicine Dr Baker enjoys being active.
Dr Nicholas Loukakis (MBBS, BSc)
Background – Dr Nicholas Loukakis graduated from the University of Sydney with degrees in science and medicine. He has worked at a wide variety of hospitals and practices across Sydney and has lived in the Inner West for many years.
Special Interests – Dr Loukakis has particular interest in mental health and preventative care.
Personal Interests – Outside of medicine Dr Loukakis enjoys reading, cricket, running, and playing with his 2 French Bulldogs.
Olivia Garnett – Registered Psychologist/ Clinical Psychologist Registrar M (CLINICAL); B. SC – PSYCH (HONS); MAPS
Olivia is a dedicated and friendly psychologist. She completed her Masters of Psychology (Clinical) Degree as well as a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology at the University of Western Sydney and Sydney University. Olivia has experience working with children, adolescents, youth and adults in community, hospital, university and private settings and has been trained in a variety of evidence-based therapies including CBT, DBT, ACT, Schema therapy and EMDR. She has helped many clients overcome and effectively manage psychological distress including those presenting with depression and anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, work and relationship stress, emotion regulation difficulties, psychosis and trauma related disorders. Her primary interests lie in working with adolescents and young people. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, and provides treatment under Medicare as well as WorkCover.
Rebecca Martin – Psychologist (B.Sc (Psychology) PGDip (Psychology) AssocMAPS)
Background – Rebecca has a range of experience working with clients from a range of cultural backgrounds and ages. Rebecca draws on a variety of therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Solution Focussed Therapy, to tailer therapy and counselling to each individual with the aim to create a space for people to safely explore their concerns, identify their strengths, and learn and practice skills that enable each individual to overcome their difficulties.
Special Interest – Rebecca is able to assist clients experiencing difficulties in a range of areas including: anxiety, depression, alcohol, gambling, low self-esteem, panic attacks, trauma, sleep difficulties, social anxiety, pain management difficulties, adjustment difficulties, and study or work related stress. Rebecca is also qualified to provide counselling under the WorkCover scheme.
Sarah McAneney – Registered Psychologist (Grad Dip Psych, BA/BA.Soc.Sc (Hons), MCounsPsych)
Background – Sarah is an experienced psychologist who is passionate about supporting and empowering people to bring about positive change in their lives. Her work is based on the principles of trust, respect and collaboration. She draws on a number of evidence-based therapies, tailored to the strengths and needs of the individual client. Some of these include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Sarah specialises in working with adult survivors of trauma including those that have experienced child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, sexual assault, combat trauma or refugee experiences. In addition, Sarah has experience in working with issues faced by LGBTIQ clients including identity, coming-out, relationships, and parenting.Sarah has worked with clients experiencing a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, stress, Bipolar Disorder, Panic Disorder, PTSD, Complex Trauma, personality disorders, bullying, self-esteem and shame, perfectionism, post-natal depression, cross-cultural adjustment and expat relocation.
Stefan Durlach – Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist – M.A., Vordiplom (B.A.-equivalent: Psychology), MAPS, C. Psychol. (BPS), AFBPsS
Background – Stefan has 25 years’ worth of experience working with adult individuals specialising in grief and loss, childhood trauma, and relational and interpersonal issues with regards to children, family, at work, with friends and partners. He also works in the area of perinatal/attachment difficulties, which parents are often unprepared for. Trained in Berlin and London, Stefan has been working in Sydney since 1996. He is a registered Counselling Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, is registered as a Psychotherapist with UK Council for Psychotherapy and is a long-standing member of the Australian and British Psychological Societies. Over the past 17 years he has divided his time between employed work within Health Department services and a part-time private practice. His employed work has focused on grief and loss, and has included teaching Health Service staff and medical students.
Kirsten Vo – Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor
Kirsten graduated as a physiotherapist in 2006. She has worked in both the public system and private practice. She has experience with musculoskeletal injuries and has a special interest in Women’s Health. Kirsten is passionate about teaching Pilates. She is fluent in French, Vietnamese and English. She enjoys ice-skating, skiing and snorkeling.
Andrew Roy – B.Science (Psych, Phil), B.App. Science (Kines), M.Physiotherapy, MAPA
Andrew graduated with a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney in 2012, with previous degrees in Psychology (UNSW) and Kinesiology (SFU, Canada). Andrew has varied experience in the world of Physiotherapy and injury management, he has worked in Private Practice’s in both Australia and Canada as well as Nursing Homes, Occupational Health and in various sporting teams. Having completed numerous courses such as Dry Needling, Shoulder and Hip pain, Facial Mobility. Andrew utilises a wide variety of techniques to suit each patient’s needs.
Andrew approaches patients in a holistic manner, looking at the whole biomechinical chain to determine the causal factors of an injury not just treating the area of ‘pain’. Key areas of interest include shoulder, knee and acute or chronic spinal pain.
When not in the clinic Andrew is likely to be found chasing his two young children around the parks or beachs of Sydney!
Susannah Keppo – Essa Accredited Ex Physiologist
Susannah previously completed a Bachelor of Management in Sport and Exercise at the University of Technology and a Master in Clinical Exercise Physiology at the Australian Catholic University.
Susannah has an extensive history in coaching and mentoring in swimming to young children and adolescents and those with special needs. Susannah has a wide range of clinical experience with the elderly, cardiac rehabilitation, metabolic conditions, various neurological conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease and Cerebral Palsy. Susannah can assist in achieving weight loss, functional and performance based goals and improving the quality of life of those with chronic conditions.
Chloe Horne – Dietitian APD DAA
Chloe is an accredited practising dietitian. Chloe specialises in chronic disease management and prevention through lifestyle modification. She sees patients with a range of conditions including diabetes, PCOS, heart disease, weight loss and stabilisation. She works with her patients to correct malnutrition, nutrient deficiencies, manage allergies and writes meal plans to suit individual nutrition goals. She can also provide education for new parents and infant nutrition, balanced nutrition for teenagers and muscle maintenance in elderly populations.
Podiatrist B.App.Sc (Pod)
Our podiatrist has over 11 years experience in public hospitals and private practice. She enjoys all aspects of podiatry with special interest in diabetes, wound management and lower limb bio-mechanics. Outside of podiatry she enjoys travelling.
Our Nursing Staff
Shermyn David – Practice Nurse
Shermyn is our full time nurse at Glebe Medical Centre. She has been a registered nurse in Australia since 2016 with overseas training. Shermyn previously worked at Prince of Wales Hospital in geriatrics. She has special interest in minor procedures and adult immunisations. Outside of work she enjoys baking and outdoor adventures.
Lucy Lee – Practice Nurse
Lucy has been a registered nurse since 2011. Lucy has previously worked in General Practice in Burwood. Lucy is interested in Diabetes Cycle of Care and Women’s Health. In her spare time she enjoys listening to classic music and mountain biking.
Our Practice Administration Staff
Bonnie Moylan – Practice Manager
Bonnie works on a full time basis as Practice Manager at Glebe Medical Centre. In her free time, Bonnie enjoys yoga, reading, and spending time with her dogs. She is studying nursing part-time at UTS.
Brittany Wilson – Receptionist
Brittany is one of our full-time receptionists at Glebe Medical Centre. Brittany has completed a Certificate III in Pathology and Medical Administration.
Alexandra McDougall Sharp – Receptionist
Alex is the newest full-time receptionist at Glebe Medical Centre. Alex has a Diploma in Music Performance and two ongoing music projects. In her spare time she likes spending time with friends, going to the gym, exploring vegan eats and watching Netflix with her cats.
Henry Amey – Receptionist
Henry is studying a Bachelor of Arts full time at the University of Sydney while working part-time as a receptionist at Glebe Medical Centre. He is also a technical assistant at RPA’s Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Unit.
Sophie Morgan– Receptionist
Sophie is one of our casual receptionists at Glebe Medical Centre. She is currently studying Law at ACU. Sophie enjoys playing futsal, playing the piano, and visiting her family in the Upper Hunter.
Nimeshi Fernando– Receptionist
Nish is our newest casual receptionist at Glebe Medical Centre. Nimeshi is a full time student at UNSW studying Economics and Pharmacology. She enjoys watching bad TV on Netflix and eating greasy food.She tutors in her spare time.