Dr Pooba Govender
Dr. Govender has been with Tahmoor Medical Centre since opening their doors in 1999.
Works Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
Dr Malak Makarious (Dr Mak)
Dr. Mak handles work cover and pre-employment medicals.
Languages: English & Arabic
Works Monday through Friday
Dr Zaid Al-Saadi
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)
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 & Friday
Dr Alfred Ledner
Strictly no Worker’s Compensation or Third Party Claims. Dr. Ledner is a Senior Lecturer at Wollongong University. He also regularly teaches and supervises in the rooms at Tahmoor Medical Centre.
Telehealth appointments for Dr Ledner are for his regular patients only. If you haven’t seen him within the past 12 months, he will not honour the telehealth appointment.
Works Monday through Friday
Dr David Sor
Languages: English & Khmer
Works Thursday & Saturday
Dr Janet Swiha
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 Neeraj Hathiramani (Dr Hath)
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)
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
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
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
Speaks Hindi, Nepali
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
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
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.
Dr Christine Lo
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
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
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