Dr Han Thai
Han has been practicing medicine for over 10 years. He completed his fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2009 and is actively involved with the College as an examiner of GP registrars.
He has a special interest in preventative medicine, men's health, sexual health, and musculoskeletal medicine.
Han is a dual specialist in Occupational and Environmental medicine. He completed his fellowship with the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) and has conducted research in the field of workplace stress. Han currently trains and supervise Occupational medicine registrars for AFOEM.
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Dr Thao Nguyen
B.Sci, MBBS (Hons. UNSW), FRACGP, Dip. obs.
Thao graduated from medicine with honours at UNSW. She has worked in various hospitals in Sydney and rural NSW. She has additional experience in women's and children's health. Thao underwent additional training at the Sydney Children's Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Women where she completed her diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is experienced in performing implanon insertion and removals, and is an antenatal shared care doctor with RPAH and Royal Hospital for women.
Thao values the role of GP's in being able to promote health and prevent disease, to keep people and communities healthy and happy. She enjoys meeting people from all ages and backgrounds, and the privilege of hearing their story.
Thao continues to participate in the education and training of junior doctors. She is a lecturer at the University of Notre Dame and is also an examiner of upcoming GPs with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
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Dr Meena Pistilli
Meena completed her postgraduate medical degree at USYD in 2007 and is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
She has worked across a range of specialities in various hospitals prior to completing her general practice training. Meena enjoys all areas of medicine and general practice has always been and continues to be her first calling. Meena has a special interest in women's health and paediatric medicine, accordingly she is a shared care antenatal GP with RPA hospital.
Being a mother of two she enjoys interacting with children of all ages. When time allows she enjoys travelling, cooking and reading.
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Dr Sarah MacDonald
Sarah studied medicine at the University of Newcastle. After completing her medical degree, Sarah gained experience in several hospital based specialities including Rural Medicine at Port Macquarie Base Hospital, and Emergency Medicine at Royal North Shore hospital. It was during this time, Sarah decided to pursue a career in General Practice with a commitment to help her patients achieve wellness.
Sarah integrates both traditional and holistic medical practice to assess each patient's needs. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Skin Cancer Medicine, performing minor skin procedures and a Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine. Sarah's other special interests include musculoskeletal medicine, sexual health, women's health and travel medicine.
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Dr John-Alec Tynan
Bsc, MBBS, AMPH, DTMH
John-Alec graduated from the University of Sydney in 2008. Since that time he has worked across a number of hospitals in Sydney and regional New South Wales. John-Alec's interests include travel medicine, cosmetic medicine, sexual health and men’s health but he enjoys all aspects of general practice. Dr Tynan has completed additional training in in public health, infectious diseases and reproductive health.
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Dr Shriya Gupta
Bsc, MBBS, MPH
Shriya completed post-graduate medicine at the University of Notre Dame, Sydney. She completed her initial hospital training in Melbourne, before moving back to Sydney to work at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and an Aboriginal Medical Service in Newcastle.
Shriya has an interest in preventative medicine, health promotion and paediatrics. She has completed a Masters in Public Health, and is currently completing her Diploma of Child Health.
In her spare time, Shriya enjoys spending time outdoors, either going for a run, swim or cycle, and recently completed her first triathlon!
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Dr Farah Noaman
Farah is fully trained by the industry leader, Allergan, in the administration of anti-wrinkle medication so you can enjoy the same high standard of care you've come to expect from the practice.
To complement your health and wellbeing, Farah will freshen a tired face with the use of the highest quality anti-wrinkle injections, while maintaining a natural and expressive appearance.
Farah has also been a proponent of prevention of cure in all areas of medicine, health and wellbeing.
Tuesdays by appointment only
B.Comm, MLLR, MBA
GDipPsych, B. Sc (Hons) Psych, M. Clin Psych, Dpsych
Dr Cameron McIntosh is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of Unique Minds Clinical Psychology and has joined the team at Crown Street Medical. Cameron worked in a number of corporate and executive roles with some of the largest companies in Australia and overseas for 15 years, prior to working full-time as a Clinical Psychologist. Cameron is committed to continued learning, practicing evidenced-based interventions, and has a passion for assisting clients in a way that recognises each person's unique presentation. Cameron has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a strong and ongoing interest in research.
- Anxiety and Panic
- Alcohol, Drugs, and Gambling problems
- Stressful life changes
- Grief and bereavement
- Relationship problems
- Sleep difficulties
- Workplace/Study Stress
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B.Psych (Hons); GCert.Journalism
Melissa completed training in Clinical Psychology in 2013 after a number of years working in psychological and psychiatric research. Melissa is driven to help minimise the burden of psychological problems on individuals, their families and the community through the timely assessment and management of mental health problems using principles of early intervention and recovery.
Melissa is passionate about research and providing individualised treatment plans based on current evidence. She works clinically in both the public and private sectors and has a particular interest in difficulties with anxiety and panic, depression, work/study stress, sleep problems and adjustment to stressful life events.
- Sleep Problems
- Relationship Difficulties
- Work/Study Stress
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Tawna has been working as a psychologist for the past decade across various clinical, community and corporate mental health settings. She has primarily worked in adult mental health contexts but has more recently moved into working with adolescents and young people.
Tawna’s aim is to make them feel safe and at ease, providing them with a calm environment to explore big feelings and overwhelming thoughts. She draws on a range of evidence-based therapy frameworks so she can tailor her support to meet the unique needs of people she works with.
Particular interests of Tawna’s are post-natal depression and anxiety, parenting and relationship challenges. She co-founded The Bumpy Road, a psychology service focused on enhancing the wellbeing of women in their transition to motherhood. She's also interested in helping individuals dealing with trauma, grief and loss."
- Post natal Depression
- Relationship Challenges
- Young Adults
Counsellor and Psychotherapist
PhD Candidature, MSc Counselling Studies, BA (Hons) Psych,
Professional Diploma of Psychotherapy
Emma is a Counsellor and Psychotherapist. She is a full clinical member of PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia). After she completed her degree in Psychology in 2008, she continued her study and trained as a Psychotherapist in her home country of Ireland. She moved to Sydney in 2013 and currently practices as a Counsellor in a university setting and is also engaged in her PhD in Psychology. Her thesis explores psychological defenses and attachment insecurity.
Emma specializes mainly in psychodynamic psychotherapy but also integrates some (CBT) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment therapy) and Gestalt interventions into her practice. Emma provides a reduced rate of $80 per hourly session.
- Counselling Services
- Complex (developmental) Trauma
- Eating Disorders
- Family transitions
- Relationship problems
Dimi is our friendly dietitian who is passionate about the role of nutrition in improving and maintaining health and quality of life.
Dimi graduated from Sydney University with class 1 honours and has experience working in hospital, community and private practice.
Mai graduated with an undergraduate Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney. Mai enjoys the multifaceted nature of Physiotherapy and the impact it has on a patient's health and well being during chronic and acute injuries or conditions.
She is interested in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, particularly the shoulder, knee and ankle, Respiratory and Neurological Physiotherapy and is trained in Exercise Prescription for rehabilitation and weight loss. In 2011, Mai studied at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts where she undertook studies in Ergonomics and Injury Prevention in the Work place environment.
She plans to undertake further training in women's health and to keep up to date with new emerging research to further shape her experience as a well-rounded Physiotherapist in order to provide the best possible care for the diverse populations at Crown St Medical Centre.
- Ankle Injuries
- Chest Physiotherapy
- Exercise Prescription
- Instability Injuries
- Knee Pain
- Low Back Pain
- Shoulder Injuries
- Work-related Injuries
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Yohan is an experienced therapist with extensive training in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. He completed his post-graduate degree at the University of Sydney. In addition to his professional physiotherapy degree, he has studied Chinese Medicine and is registered with Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS).
Yohan has also achieved full credentialing in Posturology with the Collège International d'Etude de la Statique in France by Dr. Bernard Bricot.
Yohan applies his own commitment to health and wellness to all of his patients, ensuring an active, energetic and evidence-based approach to physiotherapy.
Caitlin is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). She has a passion for health and life balance. Her degree has enabled her to help people prevent chronic disease and injury as well as assist with rehabilitation and health management. Caitlin believes the most safe and effective natural tool to help you is movement and she will facilitate your journey of implementing it consistently into your lifestyle.
Caitlin has spent many years working in and around Surry Hills and she is available for Consultations on most Saturdays at Crown Street Medical Centre.
Mr. Samuel Towers will be joining us at Crown St Medical Centre, Surry Hills, in early July. Please contact our friendly receptionists on (02) 9360 3338 for appointments or more information on our podiatry services.
Annika will be commencing her medical studies in 2018 at the University of New South Wales, and has a keen interest in the health care sector. In her spare time she volunteers in the rehab ward at Greenwich hospital, and enjoys spending time talking to the patients there.
Annika hopes to be a friendly face behind the front desk and to make your visit as pleasant as possible.
Carol is a dedicated medical student who is completing her studies at the University of New South Wales. She always strives to achieve the highest level of patient care and satisfaction.
Carol has extensive experience working in the services industry, having worked in various customer service roles for 7 years. She brings a friendly smile and a tailored approach to patient care.
Carol looks forward to welcoming you at Crown St Medical Centre.
Emily is a communications student at UTS with experience in administration for corporate and cosmetic medicine as well as general practice. She hopes to provide you with the highest level of customer service during your visit to Crown Street Medical Centre.
Sarah is completing her commerce and science degree at UTS. She is constantly striving to diversify her skills and areas of interest.
Sarah is committed to Crown St Medical Centre valued patients and hopes to provide them with the highest level of customer support.
Winnie is a commerce and advanced science student majoring in pathology at the University of New South Wales. She is welcoming and enjoys helping people, hoping to provide you with a positive customer service experience when you visit Crown St Medical Centre.