Welcome to Emerald Medical Centre.

Emerald Medical Centre Lane Cove

Phone: 02 9420 0222


Emerald Medical Centre Lane Cove commenced practice in January 2010. Our aim is to provide holistic comprehensive medical care for all our patients. This involves treating all your medical problems. We are also active in preventative health, and our aim is to work together with you to prevent the development of medical problems and to keep you healthy.








Our Team


Dr Carl Wong


Dr Wong has over ten years experience working as a GP in the local area of Lane Cove.


Before becoming a GP, Dr Wong worked as a community pharmacist. Having graduated from his medical degree (with honours), he has worked at a number of hospitals in Sydney and in rural areas and has since graduated to becoming a GP. He has then studied extensively in dermatology and skin cancer medicine. He is a certified provider of Implanon insertions. He has also completed Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention. He completed his Diploma of Child Health (with high distinctions)

Dr Wong enjoys seeing all the facets that general practice health care has to offer. His particular interests include child and family health, dermatology, chronic disease management and preventive health and screening.


In 2016, Dr Wong was the recipient of the Lane Cove Citizenship award for recognition of his workplace contributions to the community life of Lane Cove.


Dr Wong writes a monthly Health and Wellbeing article for The Villager Observer, a local community magazine. He is also on the Board of Directors at Sydney Community Services, a local not-for-profit organisation that provides local community services.

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS (Hons) (USyd))
Diploma of Child Health
Cert General Practice Dermatology

Advanced certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (Bond)

Advanced certificate of General Dermatology (Bond)









Dr Najiba Arian

Dr Arian is a registered general and specialist medical practitioner with over 35 years experience in general practice and hospital settings in Australia. She spent the first 7 years of her career in Sydney's outer western hospitals where she gained a diverse range of experience in emergency care, surgery and paediatrics. Over 30 years of working in various general practice settings has provided her with robust experience in clinical assessment and diagnosis of acute and chronic illnesses. She has a  particular interests in women's health, mental health and dermatology, and has been vocationally registered since 1982. Najiba is bilingual and fluent in Farsi. Her Australian-Afghan heritage affords her cultural sensitivity and awareness when treating her patients.

In her spare time she enjoys continuing her professional development, staying active and healthy, spending time with her family and nurturing her garden.


Previous professional employment: 

General Practice - Macquarie Medical Centre North Ryde (2006-2010)

General Practice and Affiliate Medical Officer  - Fairfield (1986-2006)

Volunteer Medical Doctor - Red Cross and Commonwealth Rehabilitation Services (1993-1998)

Resident Medical Officer - Fairfiled (1979-1986) and Ryde Hospital (1977-1978)

Registrar at various hospitals - Afghanistan (1973-1976)


Education: Kabul University, Afghanistan. 

Professional certification: Medical Board of Australia, RACGP, and University of Queensland.







Dr Norman Phan

MBBS, FRACGP, Diploma of Underwater Medicine.




Dr Darshanee Mahaliyana


Dr Mahaliyana successfully completed the Australian Medical Council Examination in 2013 and worked in Royal North Shore Hospital for two years before joining General Practice training in rural Australia. She passed fellowship of the Royal Australian Colleague of General Practitioners examination in 2007. Before she started working at this practice, she was based on the Central Coast as a GP for six years seeing a wide range on interesting and complex cases. She also has experience working in Aged Care facilities and Aboriginal Medical facilities. She has a wide range of experience and interests, and enjoys managing patients with chronic diseases, work-related health issues and mental health. She has a particular interest in children's and women's health. 


Dr Mahaliyana enjoys attending medical seminars and educational event updates, and improving her medical knowledge and clinical skills.

In her spare time, Dr Mahaliyana enjoys travelling, classical music and reading.




Allied Health Professionals


Alexandra Saunders, BPsych (Hons)

 Registered psychologist with 4+ years of experience at highly regarded psychology practices and clinics across the greater Sydney area.  Alexandra has    treated depression, anxiety, trauma, personality-disorders, and drug and alcohol addiction in clients ranging from children and adolescents through to adults and the elderly.    Alexandra has a unique blend of academic expertise and practical experience, complemented by a truly caring psychologist-patient relationship that promotes client results, well-being, and quality of life. Treatment specialties include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Techniques and Motivational Interviewing, and treatment programs are always personalized for individual clients to guide improvement over both short term consultation periods and long term personal development periods. She offers Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) as a treatment intervention for trauma memories. 








Ms Michelle Pan, RN



Support Staff

Ms Erna Lim
Ms Hyeong Sook Gardner

Ms Arthicha Mohsomsakul

Ms Rion Murakami


Our friendly and experienced receptionist are willing and able to help your visit to our practice and are there also to answer any enquiries you have.


 Service List


Skin Cancer Clinic

  • Skin Cancer Check
  • Skin Lesion Surgery And Cryotherapy



  • Minor Surgical Procedures
  • Ecg Heart Assessment
  • Allergy Testing
  • Spirometry



  • Travel Medicine
  • Work Cover
  • Counselling And Mental Health
  • Men's Health
  • Pre-Employment Assessments
  • Insurance Medical Assessments
  • Driver's Medical Assessments
  • Medico-Legal Reports
  • On-Site Pathology
  • Dietician
  • My Health Record or e-Health

Women?s Health

  • Antenatal And Postnatal Care
  • Pap Smear
  • Breast Check
  • Family Planning And Contraception
  • Implanon Insertion And Removal


Children's Health

  • Childhood Immunisations
  • Newborn Assessment
  • Children's Health Check
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Adolescent Health


Preventive Health

  • Blood Tests/Collection
  • Blood Pressure Check
  • Vaccination, Eg Influenza, Travel
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Weight Management


Diabetic Educator now started.


Asthma Clinic coming soon.



Fees & Charges


All consultations performed in our medical practice by the doctors are bulk billed. For those without a valid Medicare Card, a cash or eftpos payment is required:

  • Standard consult $80 ($90 After Hours)
  • Long consultation $110 ($120 After Hours)


  • Most childhood vaccination and influenza vaccines are provided free if you are eligible through Medicare. We will notify you if there is a fee for the vaccine.
  • There will be a fee for travel vaccinations, as these are not funded by Medicare.
  • The flu vaccine is free for those who meet the government criteria.

Skin procedure

  • Most skin procedures will attract a private fee. This includes removal of moles and skin cancers.
  • Most Cryotherapy however is bulk billed.



Other Charges

  • For any service that is inadequately or not funded by Medicare, the doctor will advise you of the fee before the service is provided.
  • Removal and Insertion of 'Implanon' will attract a small private fee.


Other Policies



  • Please see our doctors if you require a referral to see a specialist, psychologist, or other health care provider etc. As it can take time to fully understand your problem and also to write a detailed referral for you, please be considerate in allowing an adequate time for the doctor to see you before your planned specialist appointments.
  • For Mental Health Care Plans and other Health Care Plans, please make a longer appointment so the Doctor has time to accommodate all your requests.

After Hours Services

  • We open long hours, six days a week to accommodate those in need. However, we also do have an after-hours service. (Phone 137425 or 13SICK)
  • In the event of emergency and our surgery is closed, please ring 000 for an ambulance.

Compliments And Complaints

  • If at anytime you have concerns or comments to make, please do not hesitate to contact our practice on 9420 0222 or email us at emclanecove@gmail.com

Privacy Policy

  • Your medical record is a confidential document and your privacy is important to us. It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times, and ensure this information is only available to authorised members of staff.

Pathology Policy

  • Pathology and test results will not be given out over the phone. This is because of patient confidentiality and also the need to often explain the results in person. You will kindly need to arrange an appointment with your doctor to discuss your results.
  • Some pathology tests can take longer to perform than others. Please consult your doctor as to when to return for review for results
  • We do recall patients with significant abnormal results, so please ensure your contact details are up to date.

Reminder System

  • Our practice is committed to preventative care. We will issue you with a reminder notice from time to time when considered necessary by our Doctors, such as in the case of result recalls, and when asked by the Health Department.


Appointments & Opening Hours



  • Please call us for an appointment. Our dedicated receptionist staff will endeavour to accommodate your needs.
  • Please note we do not make appointments via our email service.

Failure to attend appointments

  • If you are unable to attend an appointment, please contact reception staff as soon as possible to cancel or reschedule. Should you not cancel your appointment,there's a penalty fee of $30.

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 8am to 6pm
  • Friday: 8am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 1pm
  • Sunday: CLOSED
  • Public Holidays: Varied (Call surgery to confirm)



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