Dr Hao Pham is the Principal doctor at Shoalhaven Family Medical Centres. Although he sometimes practices at our Culburra Beach, Worrigee and Basin View Centres he is based at Vincentia. He is very much admired by his patients and peers. Dr Pham mentors a number of our doctors in their quest to become General Practitioners and has had a number of successful candidates.
Christine joined the SFMC family back in 2011 with a strong background in medical administration and became Worrigee Medical Centres Practice Manager in June 2017, she is the person behind the scenes and assists with all aspects of running the surgery. Christine believes passionately in our mission statement of providing affordable accessible and equitable healthcare to our region with the highest quality of patient care in a compassionate environment to all our patients.
Outside of Work Christine loves spending time with her family and going out trying new restaurants, wine and coffee in our beautiful Shoalhaven area.
If you have anything you would like to speak to her about please don't hesitate to contact the surgery or ask reception to see if she am available to have a quick chat.
Additional Language: Uyghur
Special Interests: Chronic Disease Management- in particular, Cardiovascular Disease ( Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure ), Endocrine Disorders( Diabetes and Thyroid disease), Men’s Health, Sexual Health, Child Health, Mental Health and Aged Care.
Dr Hamut came to Australia in 2003 as a WHO fellow in Cardiology at POW Hospital in Sydney. Prior to it, he had his medical degree (MBBS) and Master’s degree in Cardiology overseas. Dr Hamut obtained his doctoral degree in Cardiovascular Physiology at the University of Newcastle, Australia in 2009. Since then, He worked at Westmead, Liverpool, RPA, Concord and Wollongong hospitals, doing his basic physician training in different medical subspecialties. He has additional diplomas in Palliative Care and Child Health.
Dr Hamut joined our practice in 2017. He has successfully completed the fellowship requirements for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).
In his spare time, Dr Hamut spends time with his family, listening to music, travelling and learning a new language.
Dr Kokila Dias started her medical career in 2003. She has gained extensive professional experience in all the specialities in medicine including intensive and emergency care.
She came to Australia in 2015 for her specialist training in internal medicine. She has worked in several public hospitals in NSW and became a GP gaining experience in rural medicine and in treating patients of indigenous origin. She believes in quality and continuity of care.
Her special interests are women’s health, children’s health, adult medicine especially prevention of chronic diseases and geriatric health.
In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and to travel.
Kelley started off with SFMC in 2009 as a roving receptionist, working at Basin View, Worrigee and Culburra Beach, having set days and providing holiday relief wherever needed. This was a great position as she got to work with different doctors, nurses and receptionists, learning from each centre along the way. In 2012 Kelley was moved to Culburra Beach permanently and in May 2014 Kelley was promoted to Practice Manager Culburra Beach. Kelley has seen many changes over the years such as Culburra only having one doctor and now four. Many friendships have been formed with current and past employees. In Kelley's spare time she enjoys her family, walking, fishing and more recently caravanning.
Dr Prasad Godakandage joined our practice in May 2016. Special interests: Child Health, Chronic Disease, Diabetes, obstetrics and gynaecology, dermatology, surgical management of skin cancers, mental health, and geriatric medicine.
Dr. Prasad has 16 years of extensive experience as a medical professional and has worked in emergency departments, as an anaesthetist, intensive care units, surgical, medical, kidney transplant & dialysis units, liver transplant unit, after hours General Practice and private wards in Australian major cities.
Dr. Prasad started as a full time GP in 2015 and has particular interests in child health, chronic disease, diabetes, obstetrics & gynaecology, dermatology, mental health, geriatric and preventative medicine. He also works part-time at an emergency department in a public hospital in NSW.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, listening to music and playing musical instruments. Languages spoken: English, Sinhalese. He believes in practicing medicine with competence, care and respecting patients’ viewpoint.
Dr James “Kyaw” Win, joined the practice in January 2018 (formerly of Vincentia Medical Centre). He enjoys all aspects of general practice and is a strong member of the Culburra Beach Medical Team and is happy to accept new patients to his care. Dr James is working towards his fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr James consults Monday to Thursday.
Dr Pradeep Sekar was trained in India & has been practicing the last 10 years post-graduation. Dr Pradeep’s main interests are General Practice & Skin Cancer Medicine. He speaks English, Tamil, Telugu together with a bit of Hindi & French. Dr Pradeep is happy to accept new patients to the practice. Dr Pradeep is working towards his fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Pradeep consults Monday to Fridays.
Dr Ronali Perera MBBS is committed to providing a better health outcome to her patients. Having obtained her primary medical degree in Sri Lanka, she moved to Australia to further her knowledge and experience in Emergency Medicine and Primary Care. Her compassionate nature and good bedside manner coupled with her excellent communication skills makes her an asset to the practice.
Her special interests include Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics, Chronic Disease Management, Child and Women’s Health, GP Shared Antenatal Care and Mental health. She is fluent in both English and Sinhalese. Dr Ronali is working towards her fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Ronali consults Tuesday to Fridays.
Special Interests: Women’s Health, Children’s Health, Preventive Medicine, Minor Surgery, Chronic Disease Management, Cardiovascular Management, Mental Health and Geriatric Medicine.
Sithara Bogoda is a vocationally registered GP with the Royal College of General Practitioners and has worked in Campbelltown Hospital Emergency Department for several years gaining clinical experience in various medical and surgical specialties. These include General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation Medicine, Intensive Care and Gyno-Obstetrics.
Working as a GP Sithara has gained experience in rural medicine and treating patients of indigenous origins.
Sithara believes in quality and continuity of care. She strives for clinical and professional excellence.
In her spare time Sithara loves family travelling, cooking and movies.
Special interests: Men's health, Children’s Health, Preventive Medicine, Chronic and Cardiovascular Disease Management, Mental Health, Minor Surgery, Geriatric Medicine and Neurology.
Chaminda Hettige has worked in Camden Hospital, Campbelltown Hospital and Bowral Hospital for several years, gaining clinical experiences in various medical and surgical specialties. These include General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation Medicine etc.
Working as a GP, Chaminda has experience in rural medicine and treating patients of indigenous origins.
Chaminda believes in quality and continuity of care. He strives for clinical and professional excellence.
In his spare time, Chaminda loves spending time with his family, road trips, music, football and is currently learning to play guitar.
Special Interests: Women’s Health, Children’s Health, Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease Management, Chronic Disease Management, Minor Surgery, Mental Health and Geriatric Medicine.
Hoa Nguyen has worked extensively in Campbelltown, Wollongong Private hospitals over the past 15 years gaining clinical experience in various surgical and medical specialties. These include Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Neurology, General Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine.
Working now as a GP Hoa is gaining experience in rural medicine.
Hoa strives for clinical and professional excellence and believes in quality and continuity of care.
In her spare time Hoa enjoys family time and studying.
Pauline is excited to join the community here at Basin View having worked on the south coast for a year now.
Having completed her medical degree at Sydney University, Pauline stayed in the Sydney metro area mainly working in critical care fields -
emergency and intensive care. She realised she wanted to change her career direction to focus on more preventative medicine and have the opportunity
to be a part of a community. Previous work in areas like Bowral and Byron Bay had her seeking to return to a more rural practice.
During her spare time, Pauline enjoys being outside - bush walking and stand up paddle boarding. Additionally, she finds joy in cooking,
reading, traveling, and spending time with her two cats.