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. Makarious handles work cover and pre-employment medicals.

Languages: English & Arabic

Works Monday through to Friday

Dr Janet Swiha

Dr Janet Swiha

General Practitioner

Dr Janet Swiha graduated from Cairo University, Egypt in 1985. She is passionate and has experience with Rheumatoid and Rehabilitation. She is interested in Child and Family planning and believes strongly in patient centred care.

Dr Swiha speaks English & Arabic.

Dr Janet Ninio (female)

Dr Janet Ninio (female)

Skin Cancer Clinic

Dr Ninio performs skin cancer checks and procedures only. She has over 20 years of experience in the field.

Works Monday, Wednesday & Saturday

Dr David Sor

Dr David Sor

General Practitioner

Languages: English & Khmer

Works Thursday & Saturday

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 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 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 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

Dr Sheby Betty

Dr Sheby Betty

General Practitioner, Female, MBBS, DCH

Sheby graduated from India in 2014. She moved to Australia after her internship to do post graduate training. She completed her Australian medical council exams and Diploma in child health from University of Sydney. She is currently doing her fellowship training program with RACGP.

Sheby has particular interest in women’s health including pregnancy and contraceptive counselling. She is an antenatal shared care recognised provider and has a certificate of insertion and removal of implanon from family planning NSW. Her other clinical interests include children’s health and management of chronic conditions including, but not limited to, COPD, Asthma and Diabetes.

She enjoys travelling, reading and engaging in  outdoor activities during her spare time.

Speaks English and Malayalam.

Sheby works Mondays and Thursdays from 12pm to 7.30 pm

Dr Raymound Khozam

Dr Raymound Khozam

General Practitioner

Dr Khozam has been a general practitioner for more than eight years with a special interest in both mental health, men’s health and chronic disease management.

Speaks English and Arabic.

Dr Mariyam Walls

Dr Mariyam Walls

General Practitioner, Female, MBBS

Dr Mariyam Walls interest is in women’s reproductive health, antenatal care and transgender care. She specialises in IUD contraception consultations and insertions.

Dr Khalid Al-Taie

Dr Khalid Al-Taie

General Practitioner, Male, MBChB

Special interests are children and adolescent health, preventative health, chronic disease management beside injuries, especially work related injuries.

Dr Khalid has more than 15 years of medical experience in different countries and practiced in different specialties, but his passion has always been towards GP and Emergency Medicine. Dr Khalid is passionate about being a family doctor who educates and supports his patients, and keen to follow up with them.

Speaks English and Arabic

Works Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

Dr Ahmed Farrag

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Dr Hla Win

Dr Win is a medical doctor from Burma (Myanmar). He worked as a resident medical officer at hospitals in Newcastle & Armidale area. He has achieved an excellent reputation as a GP for more than 8 years back in his home country as well as in Australia. He believes the excellent doctor-patient relationship is vital in providing exceptional health care.

He enjoys all aspects of general practice with special interests in Chronic Disease Management, Geriatric Medicine, Mental Health, Men’s Health & Paediatric Medicine. Outside of the profession, he loves spending time with his young family, reading & swimming.

Dr Chaoumiya Kokulasingam (Dr Chao)

Dr Chao is a GP Registrar with a passion for providing comprehensive and Holistic healthcare.

Completed MBBS in 2006. Following internship, she gained valuable experience working in General Medicine, ICU & Anesthesia in Sri Lanka before relocating to Australia in 2014. Dr Chao has worked as a Career Medical Officer in the Emergency Department in Campbelltown, Camden, Fairfield, Bowral & Wollongong Hospitals. She then embarked on the enriching journey of General Practice in 2021 and has worked in the Southern Highlands prior to moving to Tahmoor, currently also working as Registrar Medical Educator with RACGP part time. 

Dr Chao is competent in managing diverse emergency & general practice presentations. Special interests include Paediatrics, Women’s Health, Preventive Medicine, Immunisations, Workers Compensation, Chronic Disease Management & Mental Health. 

Works Monday, Thursday & alternate Saturday

Dr Ravi Sharma

Dr Ravi graduated from Kathmandu University Nepal in 2008 and moved to Australia in 2011. He has worked in various Hospitals in Australia for over 8 years and is currently doing his fellowship training with RACGP. 

He has particular interests in General Family Medicine, Men’s Health & Chronic Disease Management.

He enjoys travelling and reading in his spare time. 

Works Monday to Friday and alternate Saturday.

Dr Victor Onyena

Dr Victor has been working as a Doctor since 2009. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Health in Anglia Ruskin University, UK in 2011.

He has worked several years as a Doctor in the UK with a wide range of experience in General Medicine, Mental Health, Children’s Health, Elderly Care & Minor Procedures.

His most recent experience in Australia includes Emergency Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Neurology & General Medicine. 

Works Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Dr Roshan Kosgodage

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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