Our Doctors

Dr Pooba Govender

Dr Pooba Govender

General Practitioner

Dr. Govender has been with Tahmoor Medical Centre since opening their doors in 1999.

Works Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

Dr Malak Makarious (Dr Mak)

Dr Malak Makarious (Dr Mak)

General Practitioner

Dr. Mak handles work cover and pre-employment medicals.

Languages: English & Arabic

Works Monday through Friday

Dr Zaid Al-Saadi

Dr Zaid Al-Saadi

General Practitioner

Dr. Al-Saadi has over 10 years of overseas General Practice working in several rural and in-city hospitals throughout Australia. This experience has provided profound exposure to the diverse communities as well as how their health and healthcare are affected. Dr. Al-Saadi graduated from medical school in Iraq where he obtained his basic training. His special interests include Chronic Disease, Immunization and Preventative Medicine, and Geriatrics.

Languages: English & Arabic

Works Monday and Saturday

Dr Janet Ninio (female)

Dr Janet Ninio (female)

Skin Cancer Clinic

Works Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Dr David Sor

Dr David Sor

General Practitioner

Languages: English & Khmer

Works Thursday & Saturday

Dr Janet Swiha

Dr Janet Swiha

General Practitioner

Female

Works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Dr Neeraj Hathiramani (Dr Hath)

Dr Neeraj Hathiramani (Dr Hath)

General Practitioner

Dr Hath is UK born, raised and trained with extensive experience in all aspects of General Practice including work-cover and pre-employment medicals. He has specialist diplomas in Minor Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. His special interests encompass all chronic diseases including Ischaemic Heart Disease, Diabetes, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and Children’s Health, in addition to Minor Surgery and Medical Education. Dr Hath performs skin checks and surgical procedures in house, such as biopsy and removal of various skin cancers, lumps and bumps (please kindly book a separate appointment for these).

In his spare time, Dr Hath enjoys travelling with his wife and playing sports such as soccer and badminton.

Dr Hath firmly believes in holistic, compassionate and patient-centred care.

Works Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm

Dr Liliane Fernandes Carchedi  (Dr Lily)

Dr Liliane Fernandes Carchedi (Dr Lily)

General Practitioner and Bariatric Medical Practitioner

Dr Lily is passionate and has an extensive experience in the management of obesity. She works in a holistic and multidisciplinary approach, delivering professional advice on weight loss therapies available in Australia, including Bariatric Surgery. She also provides long-term postoperative support and regular monitoring, essential for optimal outcomes after Bariatric Surgery.

Telehealth appointments for Dr Lily are for her regular patients only.  If you haven’t seen her within the past 12 months, she will not honour the telehealth appointment.

Works Monday through Friday

Dr Himanthi Balasuriya

Dr Himanthi Balasuriya

Women's Health, Paediatrics, Mental Health, Chronic Disease Management

Dr Himanthi Balasuriya graduated from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2008. She has completed her internship, residency as well as initial anaesthesia training overseas. She completed her Australian Medical Council examinations in year 2012.

She has worked as a senior resident medical officer at Liverpool Hospital in Respiratory Medicine, General Surgery, Urology, Palliative Care Medicine and Psychiatry. She has also completed her diploma in Child Health through the University of Sydney in 2017. She has worked as a career Medical Officer at Campbelltown, Camden, Bowral and Fairfield Hospital Emergency Departments for over 5 yrs.

Himanthi enjoys travelling, reading, and swimming in her free time.

Works Monday, Thursday & Friday

Dr Hans Ramlochun

Dr Hans Ramlochun

Registrar

Hans graduated from Monash University in 2010 after completing a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery. Hans enjoys the variety offered by general practice and has a special interest in skin cancer medicine, sexual health, HIV medicine, men’s wellness and women & child health. Hans believes in providing holistic care that values respect, confidentiality and compassion.

Hans currently holds a lecturer position at the University of Sydney in the Sexual and Reproductive Health post-graduate program and he is a certified HIVs100 prescriber for the Wollondilly and Southern Highlands area.

During his early days as a medical doctor, he undertook structured supervised training in women’s, maternal & child health across numerous major tertiary hospitals – Austin Health and Royal Women’s hospital in Melbourne and Royal Hospital for Women’s in Sydney. This led to the successful completion of nationwide recognised diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology and diploma in child health in 2015 and 2018 respectively.

Hans has had an ongoing commitment to his professional development. He has a Masters of public health and sexual and reproductive health (HIV/STIs) from the UNSW and USYD.

Hans works on Tuesday – 8am to 1pm and Thursday – 8am to 1 pm. 

Dr Shilpi Shrivastav

Dr Shilpi Shrivastav

General Practitioner

Female, MBBS

Speaks Hindi, Nepali

Dr Suniththa Sarvananthan

Dr Suniththa Sarvananthan

General Practitioner, Female

Dr Suniththa Sarvananthan graduated from the UK in 2011. She completed her resident ship in the UK and moved to Australia in 2014. She has worked as a Senior Resident Medical Officer at Gosford Hospital, Blacktown/Mount Druitt Hospital & Liverpool Hospital. Her GP training was in Cowra Paediatrics, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Geriatrics & General Surgery. Suniththa enjoys walking, reading and travelling in her free time.

She works Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 9.30am to 3.30pm

Dr Nisha Ajimal

Dr Nisha Ajimal

General Practitioner, Female, BMedSci (Hons) BMBS DRCOG MRCGP (UK)

Dr Nisha (Hath) is UK born and raised, receiving her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from the University of Nottingham in 2014 and subsequently graduating as a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (London, UK). During both her training and work as a fully-qualified GP, she has gained extensive clinical experience and holds the RCOG specialist Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She has a particular interest in women’s health including pregnancy and contraception counselling, with a certificate from Family Planning NSW for insertion and removal of the contraceptive implant device. Dr Nisha offers work cover appointments and her other clinical interests include child health, mental health and the management of a wide variety of chronic conditions including, but not limited to, cardiovascular disease, COPD, asthma and diabetes. She has had the opportunity to work with people of all walks of life, with experience of how medicine is practiced in other parts of the globe. This has included participating in the Himalayan Health Exchange in 2014, where she and a team of doctors set up clinics to provide free of charge healthcare to the local rural population. She has a dedicated work ethic and always strives to provide a high standard of care to her patients, which is holistic, compassionate and patient-centred. In her time outside of work, Dr Nisha enjoys travelling with her husband, Dr Hath, who also works at the practice.

Areas of interest: Women’s health

Speaks English, and Punjabi

 

Dr Liyanna Jayaweera

Dr Liyanna Jayaweera

General Practitioner, Female, MBBS DCH

Dr Liyana has over 20 years of medical experience in Australia and overseas. After working in both rural and metropolitan hospitals in Australia as a Registrar Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, Anaesthetics, General Orthopaedic, General Medicine and Paediatric, she chose a career in General Practice where she finds great satisfaction providing wholistic and ongoing long-term care for the community

Dr Liyana is passionate about dermatology, performing skin checks, skin biopsies and excisions of skin cancers, cysts, warts, haemangiomas and epidermoid cysts etc, Women’s Health including insertion and removal of implanon, Family Medicine, Chronic and Acute Pain, Mental Health, Paediatrics, Work Cover, Management of Chronic Medical Conditions e.g. Cardiac conditions, COPD, Asthma, chronic pain, Diabetes to name a few.

Being committed to good quality medicine and continuation of education, Dr Liyana has completed the Professional and Advance Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine NSW, Professional and Advance Certificate in Dermatology NSW, National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health – Family Planning NSW, Certificate of insertion and removal of Implanon from Family Planning NSW, Diploma in Child health from UNSW.

She is currently in the process of completing her Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, playing a round of golf and swimming.

Speaks Sinhalese

Dr Christine Lo

Dr Christine Lo

Registrar

Christine graduated from University of Sydney in 2009. She spent the first 7 years of her training in Emergency and Rehabilitation before pursuing General Practice. Christine has interests in skin cancer and skin cancer related procedures, Women’s Health, Children and Adolescents Health, Geriatrics, and General Medicine. Christine has completed her Diploma in Child Health and Family planning. When not working she is busy looking after the garden and her chooks at home with her family.

Languages: English, Indonesian

Available Wednesday, Friday and alternate Sundays

Dr Somanath Mohanty

Dr Somanath Mohanty

Registrar

General Practitioner, Male, MBBS

Dr Som is a highly motivated, dedicated and clinically competent general practitioner with experience caring for patients from a range of cultural backgrounds. He is committed to pursuing a role in which he helps people maintain their health and quality of life.

Works Tuesday and Friday

Speaks Hindi

Better Health Care is Our Mission

Open 7 Days a Week. Same Day Appointments are Available.

Phone 02 4683 0800

Fax (02) 4683 0880

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Hours

Monday: 7.30 am – 7.30 pm
Tuesday: 7.30 am – 7.30 pm
Wednesday: 7.30 am – 7.30 pm
Thursday: 7.30 am – 7.30 pm
Friday: 7.30 am – 7.30 pm
Weekends: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
After hours services