Welcome to Emerald Medical Centre.

Emerald Medical Centre St Marys

 

ATTENTION !

1. All our doctors are only doing telephone consultation  at present. Please click on BOOK NOW above.

2. AstraZeneca vaccines are now available. Please click on BOOK NOW above.

3. Pfizer vaccine appointment can now be made online. Please click on BOOK NOW above.

 

Please DO NOT call the surgery to make a Covid vaccine appointment

Please DO NOT call to make sure your appointment has been made, all appointments booked through our online booking go through as you are sent a confirmation email or text.

 

All new patients to the practice please bring a health summary from your regular GP and proof of eligibility.

For new patient with a complex medical background please bring  a clearance letter from your GP or specialist.

 

We are please to welcome a new friendly female doctor DR SINDHU DOMMARAJU to our practice.

Dr Sindhu Dommaraju will start on 9th SEPTEMBER 2021. Online booking for her will start soon.

 

STAY SAFE AND BE KIND TO EACH OTHER.

 

Emerald Medical Centre St Marys is a general practice and skin cancer clinic located in Western Sydney , approx. 45 Km from Sydney CBD. Established in 2003, the practice has been providing primary, continuing and comprehensive whole patient care to individuals, families and the community of St Marys and nearby areas.

The practice is modern, fully computerised, and accredited. Both male and female doctors are available to see patients. Onsite nursing support and onsite pathology services. Other health care providers include Geriatric Specialist, Psychologist, Exercise Physiologist, Podiatrist and  Dietitian.

The facility is modern and our doctors and staffs are friendly and are always available to assist the patients.

 

Convenient Access via public transports (buses and trains) and ample car parking near the premises.

The practice achieved full Accreditation, meeting the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) standards.

 

Our Team

 

 

Doctors

 

 

Dr Henry H Chau

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

 

I graduated with honour at Sydney University in 1997. I enjoy practising 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 cardio vascular medicine and diabetic care and travel medicine. I live with my wife, Joanne and two beautiful daughters Alexandra and Elizabeth in Sydney, Australia. My passion include reading, swimming, kayak fishing and spending time with my family especially my two daughters.

 

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Dr Linh Phan

MBBS, FRACGP 

Currently on extended leave

 

I graduated from University of Sydney in 1998.

I am a dedicated doctor who takes great interest in my patients and their well being. I aim to provide holistic care and my main passion in the medical field is diabetes, paediatrics and emergency.

I enjoy working in the medical field and forming great rapport with colleagues and patients.

Above becoming a GP, my goal is to make a difference in a person's life for the better, especially those who are less fortunate.

I enjoy sports (Tennis, NRL (Parramatta Eels) F1), Gardening, reading and fishing.

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Dr David Chandler

MBBS, FRACGP

 

I graduated from the university of Sydney to become a doctor.

I previously worked as a pharmacist with my father in the family business in St Marys.

I enjoy working with people and take a great interest in my patients well being. I enjoy learning about history, art, listening to classical music and gardening.

 

 

 

Dr Himali Meegoda

MB, FRACGP

 

I obtained my medical degree in 1990 and since I have been practicing as a doctor.   Prior to becoming a General Practitioner, I worked at many overseas and Australian hospitals.  My passion is women health and paediatrics.  I like to spend quality time with my patients and take a good care of them.

I live with my husband and daughter.

I enjoy music, dancing and reading.

 

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Dr Sindhu Dommaraju
MBBS, DCH, FRACGP

New female doctor starting soon

 

My name is Dr Sindhu Dommaraju. I have been working as a vocationally registered GP since 2009.I did my MBBS in India and then did my basic training in Liverpool hospital and John hunter hospital for 2 yrs. I did my fellowship in Northcoast GP training, mostly working in Coffs Harbour. I have special interest in womens health and child's health. I also perform skin check and skin cancer biopsies and excisions. I have worked in many rural and urban practices mainly in Coffs Harbour, Maitland, Emu plains etc. I am experienced in wide range of GP presentations.

 

 

 

 

Specialists

 

 

Dr Richard Chan

M.B., B.S. (Melbourne 2001) FRACP

Consultant General Physician and Specialist Geriatrician

 

 

 

 

Allied Health Professionals

 

 

Mr Alex Quan (Psychologist)

 

 

Ms Jane Nash (Podiatrist)

B Hlth Sc (Hons)/M Pod Med

(Maternity Leave)

 

I have worked in various private podiatry clinics and public hospitals, in Tasmania and Western Sydney. I am passionate about providing podiatry care, and also volunteer as a podiatrist at a homeless shelter. In my spare time i am a passionate GWS Giants fan (AFL), and love spending time with my husband and fur-babies

 

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Ms Shammoni Hormez (Podiatrist)

I offer a broad varieties of foot services. I am friendly and I enjoy interacting with my patients. Providing good patient care is very main goal. 

 

Mr Kameendran Sivarajah (Exercise Physiologist)

Bulk Bill EPC or GP care plan. 

Manage all work cover cases

 

 

 

Ms Jieyie Yong (Dietician)

 

 

Nursing Staff


 

 

Myra Rosete (Registered Nurse)

I work hard and I enjoy my patient care

I like to be busy, productive and helpful

 

 

 

Minellie Roberts (Registered Nurse)

 

Bachelor of Nursing 2014

Licensed to vaccinate

First Aid Certificate

 

I have been employed at Emerald Medical Centre since June 2015, with previous experience working at Plumpton Medical Centre and St. Sergius of Radonezh.

I endeavour to achieve individualised, quality of care, providing a holistic approach and maintaining great rapport when interacting with my patients and their family.

During my leisure time, I enjoy the outdoors- beach, sports, gym and exploring different places.

 

 

 

Support Staff

 

 

Miss Tara Charnock (Practice Manager)

 

Medical Reception Certificate

 

I have been employed at Emerald Medical Centre since 2003.

Previously I worked as a medical receptionist at another medical centre for 12 months.

I enjoy working with people and have an excellent knowledge of the medical admin field.

I enjoy shopping and spending time with my family, friends and two dogs.

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Mrs Vicki Jones (Medical Receptionist)

 

Medical reception cert

 

I have currently been employed at Emerald Medical Centre since 2010. Previously i worked for Dr David and Sue Chandler for 28 years.

I enjoy working with people and helping with the needs of patients and the doctors, i also have an excellent knowledge in the medical admin field.

i enjoying walking and going on holiday cruises.


 

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Mrs Jan Trauntner (Medical Receptionist)

 

I have been with Emerald Medical Centre since July 2014.

I have had many years experience in the medical field, mainly for Specialist doctors, however, am enjoying working back within General Practice.

My spare time is filled with my children and their families, handcrafts, music & reading.

 

 

Miss Sarah Hughes ( Medical Receptionist)

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Service List

 

Skin Cancer Clinic

  • Skin Cancer Check
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy/Surgery
  • Cryotherapy

 

Procedures

  • Minor Surgical Procedures
  • ECG. Heart Assessment
  • Spirometry
  • Ear syringing
  • Iron Infusion

 

Others

  • Travel Medicine
  • Work Cover (Selected Doctors)
  • Counselling And Mental Health
  • Men’s Health
  • Driver’s Medical Assessments (RMS only)
  • 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 Immunisation
  • 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 cash payment is required:

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

Vaccines

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

 

 

 

 

Other Policies

 

Referrals

  • Please see our doctors if you require a referral to see a specialist, psychologist, or other allied 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 adequate time for the doctor to see you before your planned specialist appointments.

Compliments And Complaints

  • If at anytime you have concerns or comments to make, please do not hesitate to contact our practice manager, Miss Tara Charnock or our Principal Doctor Henry Chau Ph: 02 98337211.
  • Alternatively we have a feedback box located on the reception counter
  • Or you can contact - Health Care Complaints Commission, Locked Bag 18, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2012            
  • Ph: 1800 043 159

Telephone Access

  • Doctors can be contacted by telephone during business hours. If the doctor is busy a message will be taken and the doctor will get back to you.
  • If the call is urgent you will be put straight through to a doctor or the Practice Nurse.

 

Electronic communication

Whilst we prefer to communicate in person or over the phone, If it is absolutely necessary we do have an email address and fax number to receive information, both of these forms of communication are not secure. 

Highly sensitive materials will not be forwarded with these forms of communication unless it is of an urgent matter.

 

 

Home Visits

Home visits are available for patients whose condition prevents them from attending the surgery at the discretion of the Doctor.

 

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, we also participate in the state territory reminder system. This may come in the form of phone calls, SMS (text message) or a formal letter.

If you do not wish to participate in any of these please inform your doctor or another staff member.

 

After Hours Services

  • We open seven days a week to accommodate those in need.
  • If you need to see a doctor after normal opening hours you can call Home Doctors Service on 13sick (13 74 25)
  • There is also an after hours GP clinic at Nepean Village (Penrith After-hours Doctors) please call Ph: 4789 0229, Monday - Friday 6pm-Midnight, Sat, Sunday & Public holidays 3pm-Midnight.
  • You can also use the after hours GP Helpline Ph: 1800 022 222

 

Appointments & Opening Hours

 

Appointments

  • At our surgery we prefer appointments be made but we also take walk-ins (patients that do not have an appointment)

  • You may book an appt by clicking the "Book Now" at the top of this screen, otherwise you can download the "Health Engine App on your smart phone.
  • Alternatively you can call our surgery for an appointment Ph: 02-98337211. Our dedicated reception staff will endeavour to accommodate your needs.

Opening Hours

  • OPEN 6 DAYS
  • Monday to Friday : 8.30 am to 5 pm
  • Saturday: 8.30 am to 12 pm
  • Sunday: CLOSE

MEDLAB Pathology

  • Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday 8.30 am - 11.30 pm                           

 

 

For A Doctor After Hours House Call - 13 SICK (137425)

 

 

 

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