Dr Andrew Bowes is a graduate of the University of NSW and completed five years of hospital work in Newcastle (NSW) and Great Britain, before undertaking his fellowship at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He is currently the Principal Doctor at Hunters Hill Medical Practice, as well as a Senior Lecturer at Sydney University Medical School Northern Campus and a mentor for trainee General Practitioners through the RACGP. In addition to his clinical work in the practice, Dr Bowes also works at Longueville Private Hospital.
More personally, Andrew is always happy if the Sydney Swans win!
Dr Bowes has a great interest in palliative care
Dr Charbel Badr is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). He initially trained as a physiotherapist before completing his medical studies. He graduated from the University of Sydney with honours.
Following graduation he spent some time working in hospitals all over NSW and the ACT. He completed his general practice training in metropolitan and rural NSW with a particular focus on procedures, paediatrics, preventative medicine and palliative care. He put some of his rural skills to good use when he established and ran a solo community general practice at Wisemans Ferry on the banks of the Hawkesbury River.
Charbel works at Hunters Hill Medical Practice four days per week. He sees patients of all ages and enjoys looking after families. He loves the continuity of care available in general practice. He has a special interest in preventative care, palliative care and procedures (eg stitching, excisions). He has travelled widely and enjoys travel medicine consultations. He is currently undertaking further studies in travel and tropical medicine.
Charbel is an accredited GP supervisor and is involved in the training of medical students and general practice registrars. He was previously a board member of WentWest (a GP training and support organisation). He is currently a board member of Lower North Shore Community Transport which provides transport services to enable clients to attend medical appointments, shopping and community events.
Charbel is on track to achieving his goal of travelling to 50 countries by the age of 50. He is interested in history, renaissance art and architecture. He is married with two children.
Dr Badr enjoys the continuity of care and scope of general practice.
Dr Anthony Keane graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1979 with 2nd class honours. He worked for 3 years at the St. George Hospital, Sydney then travelled and worked overseas, where he obtained his Diploma in Child Health from the Royal College of Physicians, London.
On returning to Australia, Dr. Keane worked in general practice in St. Mary's and Granville before joining Hunters Hill Medical Practice in 1987. He was admitted as a Fellow of the RACGP in 1993 . Tony is married with 3 children and still plays a reasonable game of soccer. When not at work, he also enjoys bushwalking, cycling and gardening.
In addition to general medicine, Dr. Keane has a special interest in preventative health care, as well as paediatrics and seniors care.
Dr Janice Newton graduated from the University of Sydney in 1982. After various postings in Sydney, Hong Kong, India, Tibet and London, she returned to Australia in 1994.
Established at Hunters HIll Medical Practice for over 20 years, Janice has extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of family care, including Women's Health, Antenatal Shared Care and Aged Care.
Dr Newton is married with 3 daughters and still occasionally finds the time for a quick game of tennis, reading a good book or researching an exotic travel destination.
Dr Newton's particular interests are women's health, adolescent health and geriatric medicine. Janice also works as part of the Medicare Antenatal Shared Care program.
Dr Kylie Ozen (Eggleton) is a GP registrar who joined Hunters Hill Medical Practice in February 2017. She is a former environmental lawyer and mother of 3 children, all which help her bring a broad and dedicated approach to general practice. Kylie is a passionate and friendly GP who simply loves her job.
Kylie completed her Doctor of Medicine at the University of New South Wales in 2013 and completed two years of hospital training at Royal North Shore and Ryde Hospitals.
Kylie has completed hospital terms in obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, aged care, respiratory medicine, surgery and emergency medicine.
Kylie is also a keen netballer and can be seen playing around the local area. She also loves being a mum to her 3 children and splashing around Sydney Harbour on the weekends.
Dr Ozen's main interests include women's and children's health, mental health, aged care and the health of people with disabilities.
Dr Suhanthy Rajalingam graduated from The University of New South Wales in 2004, and knew early on in her medical training that General Practice was her passion. Since completing her Fellowship examinations in 2008, she has worked as a General Practitioner in Inner Sydney, as well as having gained experience working in Bariatric (Obesity) Medicine and as a Medical Educator with GP Synergy.
Suhanthy's warm and caring nature allows her to develop trusting and therapeutic relationships with her patients. Outside of work she is kept busy with her two cheeky children and enjoys good food and travelling, ideally at the same time. Suhanthy looks forward and feels privileged to be treating you at HHMP.
Dr Leo Tam is a GP registrar who joined the Hunters Hill Medical Practice in February 2018. Leo graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2014 and completed two years of hospital training at Hornsby, Mona Vale and Neringah Hospitals. Leo has worked in various general practices across Sydney, including Emu Plains and Hawkesbury areas.
Leo greatly enjoys the diversity of general practice. He has a particular interest in paediatrics, sports medicine and palliative care. He is also working towards completing his Diploma in Child Health from the Sydney Children's Hospital Network.
Outside of work, Leo is an avid sports fan and can be found watching (sometimes playing) a game of soccer, basketball or American football.
Dr Leo Tam's main inerests include paediatrics, sports medicine and palliative care.
Dr Turner completed her medical training at Sydney University in 2001. Prior to this she was a research scientist, both in Sydney at St Vincent’s Hospital and with the Public Health Laboratory in London. She then worked for 2 years with the Gene Therapy Research Unit at the Westmead Children's Hospital, before commencing her medical studies.
Originally based at Concord Hospital, Kath has also worked in a number of rural settings including Cootamundra, Broken Hill, Darwin and Alice Springs. She returned to Westmead Children's Hospital in 2004 to advance her interest in paediatrics, completing her Diploma of Child Health in the process.
Dr Turner’s GP training took her from the Inner West to Muswellbrook to Darlinghurst and she became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2009. She now is an examiner for the College Fellowship. Kath worked in Summer Hill for over 5 years, before joining us at HHMP in 2011.
Dr Turner enjoys playing hockey, swimming and running. She works part-time at HHMP as she balances her full-time role as mother to her two beautiful boys.
Dr Turner has a special interest in paediatrics and women’s health.
Dr Victoria Wilkinson graduated from the University of NSW in 2005 with 1st Class Honours and the University Medal.
Victoria worked for three years at Royal North Shore Hospital completing terms in Paediatrics, Renal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Haematology and Accident and Emergency. In 2009 she was awarded a Diploma in Child Health (Highly Commended).
Dr Wilkinson subsequently worked in General Practice in Hornsby, Dubbo and Darwin. In 2010, she was successful in her FRACGP examination.
Victoria is married with two young boys. When not hard at work, she loves spending time with her family.
Dr Wilkinson enjoys paediatrics and internal medicine, as well as palliative care.