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Dr Tabinda Bajwa General Practitioner
MBBS Dip OBS SA FRACGP
Dr Tabinda Bajwa has over 26 years of experience as a clinician. Dr Tabinda worked in South Africa for 14 years before moving to Australia with her family in 2008, and has been working as a clinician ever since.Dr Tabinda obtained her Diploma of Obstetrics from The College of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA) in 1999 and completed her Fellowship from Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in 2013. She enjoys a wide variety of general practice disciplines, as well as believing in a holistic approach in treating her patients and also focusing on psychological well-being while treating disease. Dr Tabinda special interests include women’s health, sexual health, adolescent health, mental health, skin checks, chronic disease management, immunisation, travel medicine advice, worker’s compensation, CTP, pre-employment medicals, minor surgical procedures, and paediatric medicine.Dr Tabinda is multilingual, and can communicate in English, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.
Dr Don Curtotti General Practitioner
Dr Don Curtotti graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1986. He has always worked in Canberra and understands the local medical scene. His special interests include lifestyle changes and disease prevention, skin checks and lesion removals. Dr Curtotti is a strong believer in following up with patients, making sure that the care of their medical conditions are up to date.
Dr Seema Muthalaly General Practitioner
MBBS FRACGP and Certificate of Aviation Medicine
Dr Seema Muthalaly graduated from India in 1984 and is a long term Canberra GP whose professional interests include women’s health and family planning procedures, paediatrics, veteran’s health and skin checks. Dr Muthalaly also speaks Hindi and Malayalam.
Dr Shelly Gill General Practitioner
Dr Shelly Gill MBBS FRACGP MRCS(Edin) Surgery MS Surgery DCH completed her surgical training and gained experience in general, thoracic and endocrine surgery followed by urology training in England. Subsequently she worked in Queensland, acquiring valuable experience in skin cancer treatment. She also worked for six years in emergency medicine at Royal Adelaide Hospital. Dr Gill is a member of the Australian Institute of Dermatology. Dr Gill has completed her training in dermoscopy from the Australasian College of Dermatologists and is also trained in cosmetic injections. Dr Gill offers skin checks, skin cancer excisions, treatment for ingrown toenails, excisional treatment of lumps and bumps including cysts, superficial lipomas as well as acne management, and cryotherapy. She also manages all general practice presentations with particular interest in women’s health, IUD insertions, chronic disease management and family medicine.
Dr Rosemary Austen General Practitioner
Dr Rosemary Austen, BSc (HONS) Ph D BScMed MBBS FRACGP studied Biochemistry, Chemistry and Zoology at the University of NSW where she also completed Honours and a PhD in Biotechnology. Dr Rosemary did post doctoral research in Canada and further post doctoral research in genetically engineered vaccines in Australia. She then spend a year cycling solo around Europe including Iceland before studying medicine at the University of NSW. Dr Rosemary has been a GP for over 20 years in the ACT and NSW, and worked for the ACT General Practitioner Aged Day Service from 2011 to 2015. Dr Rosemary has an interest in over-50’s health, mental health, women’s health, and alternative medicine. In her spare time, Dr Rosemary rescues and cares for native animals at Possumwood Wildlife Recovery and Research Centre she runs with her husband. She also carries out and publishes research in wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and translocation. Dr Rosemary has received international, national and local awards for her work with wildlife and is a vegetarian/vegan, environment and animal friendly GP.
Dr Raja Ahluwalia General Practitioner
Dr Raja Ahluwalia is an experienced General Practitioner and is multilingual speaking Hindi, Punjabi and English.
Dr Mitar Milosevic General Practitioner
FRACGP DCH MBBS AMC
Dr Mitar Milosevic graduated from Belgrade University in 1984. After relocating to Australia, he worked at the Royal Adelaide Hospital before moving to Canberra in 1989. Dr Milosevic has been with Wentworth Avenue Family Practice since 2010, and his special interests include cosmetic injectables, skin cancer checks and treatment, children’s health, mental health, and men’s health.
Dr Jennifer Bromley General Practitioner
Dr Michael Cameron General Practitioner
Dr Tamara Punchihewa General Practitioner
Dr Anthony Stevens General Practitioner
Dr Gerard Cleary General Practitioner
Dr Renee Robarts General Practitioner
BMBS FRACGP (Dr Robarts is currently on parental leave)
Dr Renee Robarts has worked throughout Australia in both rural and suburban practices in all areas of General Practice and within Emergency Departments. Whilst with the RAAF, Dr Robarts also undertook many overseas deployments. Dr Robarts special interests include mental health, women’s health, lifestyle medicine, preventative health, and complex medical cases.
Jeanette Ryan Dietitian
Jeanette Ryan holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Sydney and Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Canberra. Jeanette is passionate about helping others to optimise their health and wellbeing through good nutrition. She helps patients work with weight management, diabetes and high cholesterol and has a special interest in nutrition for fertility and pregnancy, gut health, Coeliac Disease and the Low FODMAP diet.
Thabile Twala Psychologist
Thabile Twala is a Registered Psychologist who graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology from Curtin University, WA and a Masters in Applied Psychotherapy and Counselling from Torrens University, SA. Thabile is a Certified Counsellor in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Forensic Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Counsellor (NEA, Melbourne). As well as working as a psychologist at Wentworth Avenue Family Practice, Thabile participates with Psychological intervention and psychotherapy at the Alexander Maconochie Centre and provides clinical input to the Aboriginal Health Community service in Winnunga. My Registration with AHPTA is General and Unconditional with the ACT and NSW. Thabile has been working in this field since 2004, and in addition to psychotherapy and counselling she provides training in personal development. She enjoys all areas of the psychological discipline, with special interests including personality disorders and developmental stages.
Brittany Fletcher Practice Manager
Natalie Dennis Practice Nurse
Natalie has been a registered nurse since 1986 originally from Auburn District hospital. Throughout her career she has worked 17 years of night duty in a country hospital as a Nurse and Midwife. She transitioned to a practice nurse in 2005 and has been with Wentworth Avenue Family Practice since 2010. Natalie has maintained her attentiveness for patient care by continuing to deliver wonderful service to patients here at the practice.
Zerill Chan Practice Nurse
Zerill has been a registered nurse since 2012, and started her nursing career as a paediatric maternity nurse in the Philippines. She relocated to Australia in 2014 where she completed a one year bridging course from the University of Canberra. Zerill specialised in aged care nursing for over three years, and recently joined Wentworth Avenue Family Practice due to having an interest in practice nursing.