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, FRACGP, 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, FRACGP)
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) – Dr Qidwai is on leave from 6th June 2018 till 30th September 2018
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, yoga and travelling.
Dr Helen Gibbons (B.Med.Sci, MBBS, DCH, FRACGP) – Dr Gibbons is on leave 28th June 2018 till 30th September 2018
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.
Dr Julie Nguyen (MD, BBiomed Sci(Hons))
Background – Julie is a registrar of the Australian General Practice Training program and commenced GP training in mid-2016. After graduating in 2013 from Flinders University in Adelaide, she gained further hospital experience at The Royal Adelaide Hospital, St George Hospital and The Sydney and Sydney Eye Hospital. Her passion is in general practice where she provides holistic care and is constantly learning from her patients.
Special Interests – She previously worked at The Langton Centre where she developed a special interest in addiction medicine and more generally, sexual health, women’s and children’s health, and mental health.
Personal Interests – Outside of work, she loves the outdoors and spending time with her 2 dogs but doesn’t mind some Netflix and chill time either.
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, FRACGP)
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, FRACGP)
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.
Dr Janet Widmer (A. Mus. A., MB BS ( Sydney), Dip RACOG, FRACGP, FAMAC,M. Ap. Sc ( Med. Acup. ))
Background – Dr Widmer has been a GP for 32 years, and has been actively involved in medical education throughout much of this time. She has recently moved to the Inner West.
Special Interests – Dr Widmer’s special interests are Acupuncture, Women’s Health and Complementary Medicine. She is registered for shared antenatal care with RPAH and Canterbury Hospital.
Personal Interests – Dr Widmer has three adult children . She is now revisiting her interest in music, playing piano and cello, and singing. She is a member of the Sydney Philharmonia Choir.
Olivia Garnett – Registered Psychologist/ Clinical Psychologist Registrar M (CLINICAL); B. SC – PSYCH (HONS); MAPS – Olivia is currently on leave and is expected to return February 2019
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.
Dr Josh Broderick – Clinical Psychologist – B.Science (1st Class Hons) UNSW, Master Clinical Psych UNSW, Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) UNSW
Background – Dr Josh Broderick predominantly works with children and families but also young to middle age adults with anxiety and depression. Josh holds a PhD and Masters of Clinical Psychology from the University of New South Wales. He has previously worked as a senior clinician and project manager at the Child Behaviour Research Clinic at the Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney. He has worked in public, private and non-government charity sectors in both paediatric and adult settings. He has over 10 years’ experience working with children and families. Josh has experience in child/teen bhaviour problems, ADHD symptom management, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, acute stress and adjustment disorders, and eating disorders.
Dr Robyn Mansfield – Registered Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist Registrar – BSc(Hons), MClinPsych, PhD
Background – Robyn is a caring and considered psychologist with a warm manner and thoughtful approach to understanding each person’s circumstances. She works with adults, adolescents, couples and families experiencing a diverse range of psychological and personal challenges. Robyn has a particular interest in helping people experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, stress, changes in life circumstances, social anxiety, complex past experiences, and trauma. She has a Masters in Clinical Psychology from UNSW, and undergraduate training and a PhD from the University of Sydney. Robyn has worked in public and private health settings, including Bankstown Anxiety Clinic, UNSW and UTS psychology clinics, and private practice. She has an extensive background in research, and incorporates evidence-based techniques in treatment, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Robyn regularly attends workshops, seminars, and conferences to ensure familiarity with the most up to date and helpful strategies.
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!
Daniel Hahn – Essa Accredited Ex Physiologist
Daniel graduated from the University of Sydney in a bachelor of exercise physiology. He also work for a Seniors Gym as an exercise physiologist during the week. Daniel has experience working with chronic metabolic conditions, musculoskeletal injuries, neurological conditions, osteoarthritis and people looking to generally improve there health with physical activity. He strives to help people achieve their health and fitness goals by providing them with an individualised exercise program catered to suit their needs. Daniel is a huge fan of sport and am very interested in improving the performance of athletes throughout my career.
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
Mollie – Practice Nurse
Mollie is originally from rural W.A. Graduating from Notre Dame University Fremantle. Mollie has varied experience including a background working in emergency in Perth and blood collection in New Zealand. Mollie has special interest is Chronic Disease Management and Immunisations, and she is a fully qualified Nurse Immuniser and has completed further education in Advanced Nursing Care and Chronic Disease Management. Outside of nursing, Mollie enjoys travelling, crochet and movies
Isobel – Practice Nurse
On completion of her Bachelor of Nursing at the University of New England, Isobel moved from Armidale to Coogee. She is very interested in all types of nursing at this early stage of her career and is enthusiastic to learn. In her down time she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her and family & friends
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 – Receptionist
Brittany is one of our full-time receptionists at Glebe Medical Centre. Brittany has completed a Certificate III in Pathology and Medical Administration.
Ada – Receptionist
Ada is the newest full-time receptionist at Glebe Medical Centre. Ada has a Bachelor of Arts Health Science from UTS. In her spare time, Ada enjoys photography and hiking.
Imogene – Receptionist
Imogene is one of our casual receptionist currently studying a Bachelor of Nursing at UTS. In her spare time she likes trying new types of food and restaurants and catching up with friends over coffee.
Henry – 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 – 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.
Simran – Receptionist
Simran is studying part time at UWS studying a Bachelor of Nursing. Outside of work, Simran enjoys spending time with her friends and family.