Meet Our Team

Doctors

Dr Jonathan Phan (MBBS UNSW, FRACGP)
Background – Dr Phan graduated from the University of NSW and has worked 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 has a keen interest in preventative health, looking after children and pregnant women.
Personal Interests – Outside of medicine he likes to spend time cooking and travelling.
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 Renate Liong (MBBS, AMC, FRACGP)
Background – Dr 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 Hanh Bui (BSc(Med), MBBS (UNSW), FRACGP)
Background - Dr Bui graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1994 and completed her fellowship GP training in 1998. She joins our practice from Macquarie Univerisity where she was a GP for more than 6 years. She has worked all over Sydney in her years as a GP.
Personal Interests - She is fluent in English and Vietnamese.
Dr Cleon Pinto (MBBS, FRACGP)
Background - Dr Pinto was awarded his MBBS from the University of Western Sydney in 2012 and has rotated through practices across Sydney. He is a fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Special Interests - He is interested in Antenatal Shared Care and Paediatrics.
Personal Interests - Outside of work, he loves photography and travelling.
Dr Justin Surjadi (MBBS, FRACGP)
Background - Dr Surjadi graduated from Western Sydney University. He has also gained his fellowship with the Royal Austrailian College of General Practitioners.
Special Interests - He is interested in antenatal care and preventative health.
Personal Interests - Outside of work Dr Surjadi enjoys playing board games and sports.
Dr Hana Yoon (MD/B Med, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, DCH)
Background - Dr Yoon graduated from the University of NSW. She has also completed a Diploma in Child Health and a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Special Interests - She is interested in paediatrics, women's health, mental health and performing minor surgical procedures.
Personal Interests - Outside of work Dr Yoon enjoys art, AFL, travelling the world and exploring local food.
Dr Jason Ting – MBBS, BSc (Adv.), Dip. Children’s Health
Background - Dr Jason Ting graduated from the University of Sydney in 2013, where he held the University Outstanding Achievement Scholarship. He worked for 2 years at Royal North Shore Hospital and in pediatrics at Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital.
Special Interests - Paediatrics, chronic disease management, preventative health and minor procedures.
Personal Interests - Outside of medicine, Jason enjoys tennis, running and playing his guitar.
 
Dr Lara Monaghan – MBBS, FRACGP, DCH, FPNSW Certificate
Background - Dr Lara Monaghan graduated from the University of Sydney in 2012. She completed her hospital training at Hornsby, Manly and Westmead Children's Hospital, and has recently qualified as a Fellow of the the Royal College of General Practitioners. She has further training in children's health and family planning.
Special Interests -  Women's Health, Sexual Health and paediatrics.
Personal Interests - When not working, she enjoys travelling and playing tennis.
Dr Victor Yan – MBBS
Background: Graduated from University of New England in 2013 and worked at Blacktown, Hornsby and Westmead Hospital as a medical registrar before commencing General Practice Training in 2017. Passionate about preventative health care and developing good long term relationships with patients of all ages and cultural backgrounds.
Special Interests: Chronic disease management, Antenatal shared care, Sexual Health, Travel Medicine, Occupational Health.
Personal Interests: Basketball, Snowboarding, Travelling, Outdoor Adventures.
Dr Arti Arora – AppSc (Phty) MBBS FRACGP DCH
Background: Dr Arora is a graduate of the University of Sydney, where she also completed an undergraduate Physiotherapy degree. She completed her hospital training at the Royal North Shore Hospital and Ryde Hospital. Prior to joining us, she has worked in several General Practices across Sydney. Dr Arora is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and has completed a Diploma of Child Health. She is also a registered Antenatal Shared Care provider with Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital.
Special Interests: She enjoys all aspects of General Practice.
Personal Interests: Outside of work she loves spending time with her family, cooking, and enjoying nature.
Dr Ashok Doraiswamy
Background: Ashok graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Commerce in 2008 and a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 2012. Ashok attained his Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in 2017, after undertaking training in the Blue Mountains, Bella Vista, Winston Hills and Auburn.
Special Interests: He enjoys all aspects of General Practice; however, he has a particular interest in paediatrics and has completed the Diploma of Child Health. Having recently moved to the North Shore, Ashok is passionate about delivering outstanding health care and giving back to his local community as a family doctor.
Personal Interests: When he is not working, Ashok enjoys photography, travelling with his wife and playing the guitar.

Allied Health

Matthew Craig – Exercise Physiologist
Background – Matthew is an ESSA ( Exercise & Sport Science Australia) accredited Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Scientist. He graduated from the University of Sydney. He is very experienced in Strength, Conditioning and Rehab.
Interests – Matt has a special interest in all areas of exercise physiology and rehabilitation, specifically Musculoskeletal rehabilitation particularly ACL and Shoulder. He works with Chronic back pain and Cardiovascular disease implementing specific exercise management practices.
Personal Interests –  Matt enjoys playing basketball, travelling and exercising.
Michelle Theodosi- Dietitian
Background – Michelle is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Sports Dietitian and Owner of The Lifestyle Dietitian, a Sydney based private practice with a focus on sustainable health behaviour change. Michelle is one of a handful of Dietitian’s in Australia with qualifications in both Dietetics and Psychology. Using her foundations in Psychology, Michelle helps motivate her clients towards behaviour change and find realistic and sustainable solutions through nutrition to reach their individual goals; whether it be improving gastrointestinal symptoms, sporting performance, body composition or managing a medical condition.
Special Interests – Michelle has experience working across a number of specialised clinics in Sydney and is experienced working with clients towards reversing and reducing the long term effects of chronic diseases such as; T2DM, insulin resistance, PCOS, hypercholesterolaemia, 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. Michelle has a hunger for learning and is committed to continuing to provide the most up to date, evidence based interventions, which is so important in a constantly evolving area such as dietetics.
Personal Interests – With a love of food and passion for cooking, in her spare time Michelle enjoys experimenting with new recipes, being active outdoors and teaching piano. She believes that health should not be a limiting factor for anybody, and loves that she gets to help others make this a reality everyday.
Patrick Kubel- Physiotherapist
Background - Patrick graduated with a Masters in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney in 2012, with previous degrees in Exercise & Sport Science (UWS) and Clinical Rehabilitation (USYD). Patrick has over 10 years' experience in rehabilitation and injury management. He has worked as a qualified Personal Trainer in a gym based setting as well as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist in the Occupational Health Industry. He has worked with elite level athletes including the NSW Men and Women's Volleyball teams. Having attended numerous seminars and conferences around the world, Patrick is up to date with the latest research and best practice to ensure your health related goals are achieved in the most effective manner.
Special Interests - Combining ideologies from both Eastern and Western philosophy, Patrick provides a patient-centered approach to healthcare that empowers his patients to make effective decisions to achieve an optimal recovery. He advocates an active approach to rehabilitation and facilitates natural healing processes of the human body. Key areas include Postural Pain, Sporting Injuries, Chronic (Persistent) Pain, Occupational Injuries and Musculo-Skeletal Pain.
Personal Interests - In his spare time, Patrick enjoys reading philosophy, keeping fit and composing music.
Jessica MacDonald- Physiotherapist
Background - Jess graduated with Masters of Physiotherapy in 2012 from the University of Sydney, and also completed undergraduate study in Exercise and Sport Science in 2007. Jess has also undertaken further training in Dry Needling and Shoulder courses. The goal of her treatment is to combined Physiotherapy and Exercise management to achieve a long term change.
Special Interests - Having had a variety of sporting injuries over the years, Jess has a particular interest in the in-depth analysis of the causes of injuries, looking at the patient holistically and viewing the person as a whole, not just focusing on the injury area.
Personal Interests - Outside of work Jess enjoys watching sport, going out for dinner and travelling.
Simone Turner – Psychologist
Background - Simone is a qualified Psychologist who obtained a Bachelor of Arts with Psychology and a Post Graduate Diploma at the University of Wollongong.
Special Interests - She is interested in treating the therapy for depression, anxiety, PTSD and chronic pain. Simone has a particular interest in working with couple on relationship issues and clients with sexual disorders. She works with adults only, older adults in particular and with older adolescents aged 16 years and over.
Personal Interests - Simone loves gardening, camping, bush walking and travelling with her young family in her spare time.
Maree Di Martino – Physiotherapist
Background - Maree graduated from a Masters of Physiotherapy (USYD) in 2012 and has worked in both private practice and occupational rehabilitation during this time. Maree has seen a wide array of clients during her time as a physiotherapist thus far, including WorkCover, NDIS, Medicare, CTP, sports specific, etc.
Special Interests - She enjoys treating more complex shoulder and sports specific injuries, i.e. return to sport.
Personal Interests - Her treatment philosophy is simply 'exercise is medicine'.
Denise Parkes – Psychologist
Background - Denise is a Clinical Psychology Registrar who enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She has a range of clinical experience treating mood and anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, behavioural concerns, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, autism spectrum disorder, and sleep issues. She obtained a Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Western Sydney University.
Special Interests - Denise is passionate about identifying her clients’ personal strengths and building upon these to help facilitate changes they need in order to live their lives fully. Her approach is client centred, with treatment individually targeted to suit each client. Above all she is committed to working alongside her clients, prioritising rapport and a strong therapeutic relationship. She is enthusiastic, fun, and friendly, and values helping every client move in a direction that is consistent with their values and goals.
Denise draws on evidenced based approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, and EMDR.
Erika Hung- Dietitian
Background – Erika is a qualified accrediting dietitian at The Lifestyle Dietitian. She is experienced in managing a range of health conditions through diet and lifestyle change, in particular chronic diseases such as T2DM, heart disease and weight management. She has grown a strong interest in plant-based nutrition and gut health.
Special Interests – With a passion for continuous learning, Erika is committed to ensuring she is up-to-date with the latest evidence in the ever-evolving field of nutrition. Erika enjoys translating the complex scientific nutrition information into personalised, easy-to-digest and practical advice for patients.
Personal Interests – n her spare time, Erika enjoys getting outdoors, taking long walks and finding new cafes to enjoy food with her family and friends. She believes the social settings ans the people we enjoy food with are equally important as the nutrients within the food we eat. She carries this belief through in her practice as a Dietitian.
Naim Bireroglu – Podiatrist
Background – Naim has completed a Bachelor of Health Science/Mastering in Podiatric Medicine from the University of Western Sydney. His experience covers all scopes of podiatric care including bio-mechanical, chronic disease, pediatric and general podiatry. He has worked in many different settings including mobile podiatry, high risk in public hospital setting both local and internationally as well as having extensive private practice podiatry experience. His love of sports (including basketball and power-lifting amongst many other sports) has also fueled his interest in sports bio-mechanics in which is his most experienced scope of practice.
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.

Practice Staff

Maria – Practice Nurse
Maria has been with our wonderful team at Gordon 7 Day Medical Centre for a few years now. Maria has a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and a Bachelor's degree in Nursing. She worked in an Emergency Department for 5 years. Her interests include injury management and preventative care. She thoroughly enjoys her work as a practice nurse, especially treating our young patients.
Nikki- Practice Manager
Nikki has worked in Medical Administration for 8 years and has completed her bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Macquarie University.
In her spare time she enjoys organising family events, long scenic walks, meeting new people and exploring new places.
Rachel – Receptionist
Rachel has recently joined our practice early this year as our new medical receptionist. She has several years of administrative experience in the health and education industry. In her free time she enjoys travelling and preparing delicious meals for her family.
Ella – Receptionist
Ella joined our wonderful team at Gordon 7 Day Medical Centre early last year. Ella is currently studying Medical Science at the University of Technology, Sydney. In her free time she enjoys walks, reading, good food and travelling.
Alex – Receptionist
Alex joined our wonderful team at Gordon 7 Day Medical Centre last year. She is currently studying Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney. Her hobbies include learning to sing opera and nurturing her beloved cats.
Laura – Receptionist
Laura joined our wonderful team at Gordon 7 Day Medical Centre late last year. She has currently moved here from Canberra to be with her family and is currently completing her Bachelor of Commerce in Finance & Economics at the University of Sydney. Laura's hobbies include travelling with her family and exploring new places.