Dr. Sharron Phillipson
BMed, FRACGP, FACAM, DCH, Dip Paed, Dip ABLS, DPD
** Dr Phillipson is on extended leave at present **
Dr Sharron Phillipson is a General Practitioner with a special interest in non-surgical cosmetic medicine since the early 1990’s. A graduate of University of Newcastle, she attained the FRACGP in 1993. She founded the North Sydney Medical Practice and Skin Cancer Clinic in 2004 and the North Sydney Skin Cancer and Cosmetic Medicine Centre in 2013. The practice is recognised as a training pracitce and regularly takes Doctors undergoing Specialist training in General Practice. Dr Phillipson attained the Diploma of Practical Dermatology (University of Wales) in 1998. She is a member of the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons and completed the American Board of Laser Surgery by examination in 2000.
Dr Phillipson is the founding president of the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Medicine and the Chief Censor of Australasian College of Aesthetic Medicine. She is the medical convenor of the annual Laser and Cosmetic Conference since 2000. She has been the chairman of the Laser Sub Committee of the Cosmetic Surgery Credentialling Council in New South Wales representing The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Tuesday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Friday 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Alternative Saturdays 9:00am – 1:00pm
Dr. Lesleigh Brown
** Please note Dr Brown does not consult on Women’s Health, Family Planning, Pregnancy and Antenatal Shared Care**
Alternative Saturdays 9:00am- 11:30am
Dr. Campbell Howitt
MBChB, DCH, DFSRH, MRCGP, FRACGP
Dr Howitt will join North Sydney Medical Centre from the 3rd of September
Dr Howitt qualified in Edinburgh, Scotland before completing his GP training in London. He has an interest in Paediatrics and Sexual health, having completed post graduate diplomas in these fields. His other areas of interest include Men’s health and Ear, Nose and Throat medicine.
Tuesday 8:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday 8:30am – 5:30pm
Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm
Dr David Ross Smith
MBBch NUI Bao LRCPSI, FRACGP
Dr David Ross Smith grew up on the Northern Beaches and has worked extensively throughout Australia in both remote and urban settings. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in 2005.
Dr Davids interests include sports injuries, travel medicine, skin cancer prevention and management and mens health.
Dr. Gayani Jayasinghe
MBBS, DCH, FRACGP
Dr Jayasinghe commenced at NSMC in Late July 2019.
Dr Jayasinghe will predominantly consult on Mondays, Wednesdays and Alternate Saturdays.
Monday 9:30am – 2:30pm
Wednesday 930am – 2:30pm
Alternative Saturdays 9:00am- 11:30am
Dr. Vincent Lertamornthep
MBBS(Syd), DTM&H, GradDipPaed, FRACGP
Dr Lertamornthep graduated from the University of Sydney in 1995. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and holds a Graduate Diploma in Paediatrics. Vincent’s Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Health enables him to provide extensive travel advice for our patients. He is fluent in Thai.
Dr. Nazir Sumar
Dr Sumar graduated from University in Shiraz, Iran. His special interest includes men’s health. He can speak several languages including Persian, Swahili (East Africa), Arabic and Hindi.
Saturdays 9:00am- 1:00pm
Dr. Ngaire Millener
Dr Millener graduated from the University of Auckland in 1984. Her special interests include Women’s Health and Travel Medicine.
Dr. Amanda Pieris
Dr. Amanda Pieris is a highly experienced general practitioner who enjoys caring for patients of all ages and stages of life. She graduated from UNSW and has worked in general practice since 1984. Dr Pieris worked at Beecroft for an extensive period before relocating overseas from 2009 until 2016.
She joined North Sydney Medical Practice in 2018, having moved locally. While overseas Dr. Pieris completed a masters degree in clinical education from Flinders University and did volunteer medical work in several countries.
She enjoys all areas of general practice and family medicine, and has special interest in women’s health, lifestyle and travel medicine. She loves spending time with her family, especially her four gorgeous grand-daughters.
Dr. Richard Loizou
Dr Loizou graduated from Sydney University in 2006 and since that time has provided medical services to the Australian Defence Force. Dr Loizou is a qualified Diving Medical Examiner and works closely with the Royal Australian Navy’s school of diving medicine. His special interests include adolescent health and sports medicine.
Dr. Katya Danko
Graduated 1988 from Moscow Medical Academy ( named after I.M. Sechenov)
Interests: Woman/Children Health & General Medicine
Diploma in: (1) Child Health (2) Environmental Health (3) Ophthalmology (4) Primary Care Dermatology
Dr. Diane Xiao
Dr Diane Xiao joined our team in February 2019 and is a graduate of the University of Sydney. She is interested in caring for people in all aspects of General Practice and all stages of life. She holds certificates from the Sydney Child Health Program (formerly Diploma of Child Health) and FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health.
Dr Diane Xiao is a Registrar undergoing Specialist training in General Practice
Sydney Foot Pain Clinic
Andrew Sarkowi - Podiatrist
Space to Relate Psychology
Adena Silverstein - Registered Psychologist
Adena is a fully registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority - AHPRA (Registration No: PSY0001125660) and a member of the Australian Psychological Society - APS (membership No: 108525). She shows genuine and empathic support and concern for her clients. She engages her clients in working collaboratively with her, with the aim of increasing their feeling of well-being. She utilises various therapeutic frameworks to guide sessions with clients. Sessions are tailored to assess and address the specific needs and concerns of each client, according to their unique situation.
Master of Psychology – Counselling
Monash University, Australia, 2008
Bachelor of Education – Education Psychology
Rand Afrikaans University, 2000
Bachelor of Arts – Education Psychology (Majors: Education and Psychology)
University of South Africa,1998
Higher Diploma of Education
Johannesburg College of Education, 1994
Adena has extensive experience in both government funded organisations and private practice. She has provided counselling for individuals (adults, adolescents and children), families and couples across a broad range of presentations.
Areas of interest
● Grief and Loss
● Life transitions
● Workplace functioning
● Migrant adjustment
● Weight and healthy lifestyle
● Relationship concerns
● Family matters