Welcome to Emerald Medical Centre.

Emerald Medical Centre Quakers Hill

Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm      Saturday & Sunday 8am - 1pm    

 

Ph: 9626 6733      Fax: 9626 9733 


 

 

The practice was established in March 1998. We became Emerald Medical Centre Quakers Hill in April 2011. Our philosophy of this practice is to provide comprehensive and thoughtful medical care to families in the area. We work hard to keep up to date with the latest medical innovations and to bring you efficient personal service. The practice is committed to quality of improvement and we are accredited with GPA. We are fully computerised and have male and female doctors.

 

 

Our Team of Doctors

 

Dr Henry Chau

Hons MBBS (Syd Uni), FRACGP, Dip Child Health, Dip Skin Cancer, Cert work cover

 

I graduated with honour at Sydney University in 1996. I enjoy practicing as a Doctor. My work is very exciting, challenging and rewarding. I have a strong passion for patient care, Paediatrics, skin cancer medicine and office procedures. My other special interests include cardiovascular medicine and diabetic care and travel medicine. I live with my wife, Joanne and two beautiful daughters Alexandra and Elizabeth in Sydney, Australia. My social passion include reading, playing tennis, swimming, spending time with my family especially my two daughters.

 

 

 

 

Dr Lila Lila

BSc, MBBS, MS (Ortho), FRACGP

 

Dr Lila has been practicing medicine for over 30 years and has worked in several different areas including Nepean Hospital and Glenwood. Dr Lila is experienced in all areas of general medicine and also completed her masters in Orthopaedics and practical Orthopaedics. Dr Lila speaks Hindi and Punjabi in addition to English.


 

 

 

Dr Yasantha Wijeratne

BSc (Med) MBBS, FRACGP

 

Dr Wijeratne studied at University of New South Wales and has interests in health promotion, preventative medicine and psychological treatment. Dr Wijeratne is Sri Lankan background and speaks Sinhalese as a second Language.


 

 

 

Dr Norman Phan

MBBS, FRACGP, Diploma of Underwater Medicine, Diploma Remote Rural Medicine, Early Management of Severe Trauma /Advance Trauma Life Support (EMST/ATLS), Aviation Medicine, Aeromedical Evacuation. Fixed Wing and Rotatory Wing. Dr Phan is in the process of completing a Masters in Tropical Medicine.

 

Dr Phan graduated from University of Sydney in 1996 (MBBS) under scholarship with the Australian Regular Army. He completed his junior residency years at Nepean, Blacktown and Tamworth Hospital. He was then posted with the Army to Darwin where he served as Regimental Medical Officer for the Army. He also worked in the Accidents and Emergency at Darwin Base Hospital with secondments to Katherine Hospital. Dr Phan completed his military career in 2003 with his last posting at 1st Health Services Support Battalion after working as Senior Medical Officer in Kapooka Medical Centre. Dr Phan completed his Fellowship to the Royal Australian College of General Practice (FRACGP) in 2002. Dr Phan has experience with working in remote and isolated regions around Australia. He has also worked in remote aboriginal settlements in outback Northern Territory and North Western, Western Australia. Dr Phan has completed further post graduate training in Tropical Medicine, Trauma Medicine, Underwater Medicine and Aviation Medicine. Dr Phan has been in Private Practice since leaving the Army and has worked in various areas around Sydney including the outer metropolitan.


 

 

 

Dr Roshni Gereis

MBBS (Uni of NSW), FRACGP

 

Dr Gereis Graduated from the University of NSW in 1980 and worked in the hospital system in Sydney.

She trained in Generald Practice, and thereafter worked in Randwick and the Inner West. Dr Gereis joined the current practice in 1992 when it was located in Railway Parade, her areas of interest are Asthma, PCOS, Paediatrics and Travel Medicine.


 

 

 

Dr Chitra Sivaramamoorthy

MBBS, FRACGP, DCH

 

Dr Chitra Sivaramamoorthy worked in RPAH for more than 3 years in various medical rotations before moving into General Practice in 2009. Dr Sivaramamoorthy has been a General Practitioner in Dubbo and Sydney, and obtained her post graduate Fellowship of the College of General Practice in 2011. Her professional interests include chronic health - in particular Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease and cancers; Paediatrics and Women's health. Dr Sivaramamoorthy strives to support the ongoing care of her patients in the surgery, and speaks Tamil in addition to English.  

 

 

 

 

Dr Naoras Dagher

MBBS, RACGP


 

 

 

Dr Shireen Macabulos

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Shireen Macabulos is a General Practitioner with a special interest in Skin Cancer.

 

 

 

Allied Health

 

Dr Abey Bandaranayaka

Consultant Psychologist, MAPS, B.A. (Hons), M.A, Ph.D.

 

With nearly 20 years of experience in assessments, treatment and development of intervention for children, adolescents and adults with various types of complex behaviour disorders and mental health problems. My special area of interest is related to clients with dual diagnosis (intellectual disabilities and mental health) works directly or provides clinical supervision to psychologists working with the individuals with developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders (including Asperser’s Syndrome), behaviour problems (including aggression, sexually inappropriate, suicidal behaviours), chronic mental health problems including (anxiety disorders, depression, bi-polar, psychoses,), personality disorders, dual diagnosis, problems related to carers (stress, grief, depression, relationship, burn-out). In addition to this my services included individual counselling, relationship building therapy, parental skills training and management of childhood ADHD. Abey is also competent with Sinhalese language other than English.

 

 

Dr Sangeeta Jain

Registered Psychologist

 

Dr Jain has been a practicing Psychologist for over 20 years. Her strong faith and vision in her profession is family health and their members well being . She believes that any member in the family suffers from physical and mental health issues for example ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Personality disorders and Trauma affect quality of individual and family life, making it challenging to function smoothly in their day to day lives and roles.

Her passion is to mentor and support her clients for their quality of life through scientific psychological interventions compliant with medicine ,lifestyle changes and their positive family belief system.
 

 

Nancy Le

Podiatrist

Can assist in the management of your foot care including ingrown toenails, Heel pain, Plantar Fasciitis, Sport Injuries and many more.
Nancy accepts both private and EPC referals.

 

Katherine Baqleh

Dietitian

Katherine has a special interest in weight management, cardiovascular and diabetes. Katherine accepts private and EPC referrals.

 

 

Onsite Services

 

Medlab Pathology - Ph: 9626 6733 or visit www.medlab.com.au

 

Farnham Road Pharmacy - Ph: 9837 5235

 

Apex Dental Centre - Ph: 9626 5553 or visit www.apexdentalcentre.com.au

 

Action Plus Physio - Ph: 9837 4440 or visit www.quakershillphysio.com.au

 

Quakers Hill Xray and Ultrasound - Ph: 9837 5100

 

 

 

Support Staff

 

 

Administration

 

Mrs Krystal Chesterfield - Practice Manager

 

Miss Hayley Roeland - Assistant Practice Manager 

 
Mrs Heather Simpson - Senior Receptionist 

Mrs Jill London - Senior Receptionist

 

Miss Jennifer Phommaxay - Receptionist 

 

Miss Eleanor Deganos - Receptionist

 
Nursing Staff 
Saghar Nikmal - Registered Nurse 
Amy Chandler - Registered Nurse 
Na Wei (Vina) - Registered Nurse 
Imelda Dekit - Registered Nurse (Saturday) 

 

 

Service List

 

Skin Cancer Clinic

  • Skin Cancer Check
  • Skin Lesion Surgery And Cryotherapy

 

Procedures

  • Minor Surgical Procedures
  • Ecg Heart Assessment
  • Spirometry
  • Allergy Testing (Pathology) 

 

Others

  • 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

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

 

 

Fees & Charges

 

All consultations performed in our medical practice by the doctors are bulk billed. 
For those without a valid Medicare Card, a private payment is required: (We accept cash and EFT) 

  • Children $40 (under 5 years of age) ($70 on Sundays and After hours)
  • Standard consult $80 ($90 on Saturdays and $120 on Sundays)
  • Long consultation $90 ($100 on Saturdays and $130 on Sundays)

Other Fees Include (This will be discussed with you by your Dr prior to Service being provided)

  • Travel Vaccinations
  • Pre-Employment Medical Assessments
  • Workcover (If Insurance or Employer will not cover cost)
  • Some specific Pathology Tests

 

 

 

 

 

Other Policies

 

Referrals

  • 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.

After Hours Services

  • We open longer hours, seven days a week to accommodate those in need. However, we also do have an after-hours service,National Home Doctors Service: Ph 137425 13SICK
  • In the event of emergency, please ring 000 for an ambulance.

Compliments And Complaints (FEEDBACK)

  • If at anytime you have concerns or comments to make, we would love to hear your feedback. Please do not hesitate to contact Krystal Chesterfield (Manager) or Hayley Roeland (Assisting Manager) 02 9626 6733 or email emcqhill@gmail.com. 
  • If you feel that you would like to take your concern higher, it is your right to speak to the Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner (HCSCC)

      Telephone (02) 9219 7444                                                 Toll Free in NSW 1800 043 159                                         TTY for the hearing impaired (02) 9219 7555 
    or contact the National Relay Service on 133 677

Communication:
We do not put patient telephone calls through to Doctors unless an urgent matter that the nurse has triaged and deems necessary to be immediately put through to the Doctor. Your message will be taken and passed on to the Doctor. Doctors will return phone calls in between consultations where possible. Urgent messages however, will be relayed immediately. We do not communicate with patients electronically.

 

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, offering you health services appropriate to your needs. This may come in the form of phone calls, SMS Text Message or a formal letter

 

Home Visits:
Home visits are provided, where it is deemed necessary and the patient is unable to attend the Practice, at the discretion of the patient's regular Doctor. Generally this is within a 5km radius.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appointments & Opening Hours

 

Appointments

Emerald Medical Centre accomodates both Appointments and Walk-In patients. Please see below for details.

  • Appointments are available for Consultation at scheduled times
  • Appointments are made for All procedures, unless an emergency.
  • Availability to be seen as a Walk-in patient will depend on the individual Doctor's available at that time.

 

Patients welcome from all areas including:

  • Quakers Hill 2763
  • The Ponds 2768
  • Blacktown 2148
  • Glenwood 2768
  • Acacia Gardens 2763
  • Parklea 2768
  • Schofields 2762
  • Kellyville Ridge 2155
  • Kellyville 2155

Patients from interstate and overseas welcome, any patient with a current medicare card will be bulk billed and patients with out medicare are welcome to see a doctor and will be charged a private patient fee. 

Opening Hours

  • OPEN 7 DAYS
  • Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm 
  • Saturday: 8am to 1pm (Walkins Only)
  • Sunday: 8am-1pm (Walkins & Appointments available)

 

 

 

 

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