Health Professionals

Health Professionals

dr-benson

Dr Benson Ng

Professional statement

Dr. Benson is the Practice Principal and Founder of Elm Rd Family Clinic Warners Bay. Graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Newcastle, he went on to achieve Fellowship status with the RACGP. Dr. Ng’s dedication to continuous learning is evident in his pursuit of professional development, completing post graduate training in mental health/cognitive behavioural therapies, medicinal cannabis prescribing and earning an Associate Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators. He is a qualified GP supervisor and also enjoys providing education for GP registrars and medical students as well as writing questions for the RACGP exams.

Dr Benson has a particular interest in chronic disease management, mental health, clinical governance and improving healthcare systems.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care –  for first trimester

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

Yes

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Skin cancer checks/biopsies/excisions

No

IUD insertion/removal

No

dr-benson

Dr Benson Ng

Professional statement

Dr. Benson is the Practice Principal and Founder of Elm Rd Family Clinic Warners Bay. Graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Newcastle, he went on to achieve Fellowship status with the RACGP. Dr. Ng’s dedication to continuous learning is evident in his pursuit of professional development, completing post graduate training in mental health/cognitive behavioural therapiies, medicinal cannabis prescribing and earning an Associate Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators. He is a qualified GP supervisor and also enjoys providing education for GP registrars and medical students as well as writing questions for the RACGP exams.

Dr Benson has a particular interest in chronic disease management, mental health, clinical governance and improving healthcare systems.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes, for first trimester

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

Yes

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Skin cancer checks/Biopsies/Excisions

No

IUD insertion/removal

No

dr-mirzae

Dr Azar Mirzaee

Professional statement

Dr. Azar Mirzaee, a highly experienced General Practitioner of Iranian background, is dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare with a focus on women’s health and skin cancer management. Fluent in both English and Persian, she ensures a culturally sensitive and personalized approach to patient care, fostering open communication with her diverse clientele.

Graduating with distinction, Dr. Mirzaee’s career has been marked by a commitment to excellence. Her specific interest in women’s health stems a from a background working as an obstetrician/gynaecologist in her home country.

A respected figure in the medical community, Dr. Mirzaee’s expertise in skin cancer management reflects her dedication to preventative healthcare. Her unique blend of medical proficiency, cultural understanding, and specialized focus makes her a trusted General Practitioner, sought after for her compassionate and skilled approach to patient well-being.

Her books are currently closed apart except for her special interest group, women’s health.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

Yes

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Skin cancer checks/biopsies/excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Medical termination of pregnancy

Yes

dr-mirzae

Dr Azar Mirzaee

Professional statement

Dr. Azar Mirzaee, a highly experienced General Practitioner of Iranian background, is dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare with a focus on women’s health and skin cancer management. Fluent in both English and Persian, she ensures a culturally sensitive and personalized approach to patient care, fostering open communication with her diverse clientele.

Graduating with distinction, Dr. Mirzaee’s career has been marked by a commitment to excellence. Her specific interest in women’s health stems a from a background working as an obstetrician/gynaecologist in her home country.

A respected figure in the medical community, Dr. Mirzaee’s expertise in skin cancer management reflects her dedication to preventative healthcare. Her unique blend of medical proficiency, cultural understanding, and specialized focus makes her a trusted General Practitioner, sought after for her compassionate and skilled approach to patient well-being.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

Yes

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Skin cancer checks/Biopsies/Excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Medical termination of pregnancy

Yes

Dr Marcelle Duvenage

Professional statement

Dr. Sally Duvenage, a distinguished General Practitioner with three decades of experience, has a rich background shaped by her upbringing in South Africa and living in Canada and Australia. Her extensive knowledge and proficiency in healthcare make her a pillar of the Elm Rd Family Clinic. Dr. Sally is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care, evident in her 30 years of service as a committed General Practitioner. Patients at Elm Rd Family Clinic can benefit from her expertise, ensuring thorough and personalised healthcare.

Known for her meticulous approach, Dr. Sally Duvenage has been a trusted healthcare partner for many patients over the years. Her commitment to uncovering the root causes of health concerns showcases her thoroughness and concern for patient well-being. Elm Rd Family Clinic is privileged to have Dr. Sally as part of its medical team, contributing to the clinic’s mission of delivering high-quality and patient-centric healthcare services.

Dr. Sally Duvenage speaks English and Afrikaans.

Her books are currently closed apart except for her special interests groups of paediatric and women’s health patients.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

No

Shared Pregnancy Care – for first trimester

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Biopsies/excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

No

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

No

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Dr Marcelle Duvenage

Professional statement

Dr. Sally Duvenage, a distinguished General Practitioner with three decades of experience, has a rich background shaped by her upbringing in South Africa and living in Canada and Australia. Her extensive knowledge and proficiency in healthcare make her a pillar of the Elm Rd Family Clinic. Dr. Sally is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care, evident in her 30 years of service as a committed General Practitioner. Patients at Elm Rd Family Clinic can benefit from her expertise, ensuring thorough and personalized healthcare.

Known for her meticulous approach, Dr. Sally Duvenage has been a trusted healthcare partner for many patients over the years. Her commitment to uncovering the root causes of health concerns showcases her thoroughness and concern for patient well-being. Elm Rd Family Clinic is privileged to have Dr. Sally as part of its medical team, contributing to the clinic’s mission of delivering high-quality and patient-centric healthcare services.

Her books are currently closed apart except for her special interests groups of paediatric and women’s health patients.

Additional Services Provided


Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Skin Cancer Checks/Biopsies/Excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

Yes

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

Yes

Dr Jacob Duvenage

Professional statement

Dr. Jacob Duvenage is a dedicated Australian-based health professional specialising as a General Practitioner (GP). With a passion for providing comprehensive and personalized healthcare, Dr. Duvenage brings a wealth of experience to Elm Rd Family Clinic in Warners Bay. Patients can book appointments with him to receive top-notch medical care at Elm Rd Family Clinic, a trusted family clinic known for its commitment to patient well-being.

Dr. Duvenage is an integral part of the Elm Rd Family Clinic, contributing to their mission of providing accessible and high-quality healthcare services. His expertise and compassionate approach make him a valuable asset to the clinic, ensuring that patients receive the care they deserve. Elm Rd Family Clinic takes pride in its team of experienced medical professionals, and Dr. Jacob Duvenage exemplifies the clinic’s commitment to delivering excellent healthcare services.

Dr. Jacob Duvenage speaks English and Afrikaans.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care – for first trimester

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Biopsies/excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

No

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

No

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

Yes

Dr Jacob Duvenage

Professional statement

Dr. Jacob Duvenage is a dedicated Australian-based health professional specializing as a General Practitioner (GP). With a passion for providing comprehensive and personalized healthcare, Dr. Duvenage brings a wealth of experience to Elm Rd Family Clinic in Warners Bay, NSW. Patients can book appointments with him to receive top-notch medical care at Elm Rd Family Clinic, a trusted medical center known for its commitment to patient well-being.

Dr. Duvenage is an integral part of the Elm Rd medical team, contributing to their mission of providing accessible and high-quality healthcare services. His expertise and compassionate approach make him a valuable asset to the clinic, ensuring that patients receive the care they deserve. Elm Rd Family Clinic takes pride in its team of experienced medical professionals, and Dr. Jacob Duvenage exemplifies the clinic’s commitment to delivering excellent healthcare services.

Services provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Skin Cancer Checks/Biopsies/Excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

Yes

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

Yes
Dr Barry Venter

Dr Barry Venter

Professional statement

Dr. Barry Venter, a distinguished medical professional, is an integral part of Elm Rd Family Clinic in Warners Bay. Graduating from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 1987, Dr. Venter brings over three decades of expertise to the practice. His extensive career in general practice, particularly in rural communities, has equipped him with advanced skills in interventional obstetrics, surgery, and high-risk patient management, forming a solid foundation for his surgical proficiency.

Since relocating to Australia in 2008, he has focused on specialised care, particularly in skin cancer medicine and surgery. Dr. Venter’s commitment to excellence is underscored by his completing a Masters degree in Skin Cancer Medicine and his affiliation with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia.

His books are currently closed to new patients apart from his special interest clinics for skin cancer checks and management, therapeutic/cosmetic botox, circumcisions and vasectomies.

Dr. Barry Venter speaks English and Afrikaans.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

No

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Skin cancer checks/biopsies/excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Circumcision

Yes

Vasectomy

Yes

Dr Barry Venter

Dr Barry Venter

Professional statement

Dr. Barry Venter, a distinguished medical professional, is an integral part of Elm Rd Family Clinic in Warners Bay. Graduating from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 1987, Dr. Venter brings over three decades of expertise to the practice. His extensive career in general practice, particularly in rural communities, has equipped him with advanced skills in interventional obstetrics, surgery, and high-risk patient management, forming a solid foundation for his surgical proficiency.

Since relocating to Australia in 2008, he has focused on specialized care, particularly in skin cancer medicine and surgery. Dr. Venter’s commitment to excellence is underscored by his completing a Masters degree in Skin Cancer Medicine and his affiliation with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia.

His books are currently closed to new patients apart from his special interest clinics for skin cancer checks and management, therapeutic/cosmetic botox, circumcisions and vasectomies.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

Yes

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Skin cancer checks/Biopsies/Excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Circumcision

Yes

Vasectomy

Yes

Dr Antony Tan Chong Kuoi

Professional statement

Dr. Antony Tan Chong Kuoi is a highly skilled and dedicated medical professional. With a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MbChB) from the University of Leeds, UK, and over a decade of post-graduation experience, Dr. Tan brings a wealth of knowledge to the clinic having worked as emergency department registrar in multiple hospitals in the Hunter New England Health Service.

Specialising in emergency medicine, Dr. Tan has showcased exceptional proficiency in managing a diverse range of medical and surgical presentations.

In his recent role as ED Senior Registrar (CMO) and Educational Registrar at Belmont Hospital Emergency, Dr. Tan displayed exemplary leadership, taking charge on shifts with minimal support and overseeing the management of acutely ill patients. His extensive employment history includes roles at John Hunter Hospital, Calvary Mater Hospital, Maitland Hospital, and Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital. Elm Rd Family Clinic is privileged to have Dr. Tan on board, enriching the team with his diverse skills and unwavering dedication to providing high-quality healthcare to the community.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Biopsies/excisions

No

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

No

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Dr Antony Tan Chong Kuoi

Professional statement

Dr. Antony Tan Chong Kuoi is a highly skilled and dedicated medical professional. With a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MbChB) from the University of Leeds, UK, and over a decade of post-graduation experience, Dr. Tan brings a wealth of knowledge to the clinic having worked as emergency department registrar in multiple hospitals in the Hunter New England Health Service.

Specializing in emergency medicine, Dr. Tan has showcased exceptional proficiency in managing a diverse range of medical and surgical presentations.

In his recent role as ED Senior Registrar (CMO) and Educational Registrar at Belmont Hospital Emergency, Dr. Tan displayed exemplary leadership, taking charge on shifts with minimal support and overseeing the management of acutely ill patients. His extensive employment history includes roles at John Hunter Hospital, Calvary Mater Hospital, Maitland Hospital, and Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital. Elm Rd Family Clinic is privileged to have Dr. Tan on board, enriching the team with his diverse skills and unwavering dedication to providing high-quality healthcare to the community.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Skin Cancer Checks/Biopsies/Excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

Yes

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

Yes
Dr Yasen Al Khalil

Dr Yaseen Alkhalil

Professional statement

Dr. Yaseen Alkhalil is an Australian trained doctor and a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice (FRACGP). He has a passion for providing high-quality healthcare to his patients. Dr Yaseen has worked in several Australian hospitals and served as a general practitioner in Mid North Coast for few years before relocating to Newcastle. His interests include all aspects of family medicine, including chronic disease management, mental health, emergency medicine, and preventive medicine.

Dr. Yaseen Alkhalil speaks English and Arabic.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care – first trimester only

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Biopsies/excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

No

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

No

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

No

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

Yes
Dr Yasen Al Khalil

Dr Yaseen Alkhalil

Professional statement

Dr. Yaseen Alkhalil is an Australian trained doctor and a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice (FRACGP). He has a passion for providing high-quality healthcare to his patients. Dr Yaseen has worked in several Australian hospitals and served as a general practitioner in Mid North Coast for few years before relocating to Newcastle. His interests include all aspects of family medicine, including chronic disease management, mental health, emergency medicine, and preventive medicine.

Dr Yaseen Alkhalil speaks English and Arabic.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care – first trimester only

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Biopsies/excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

No

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

No

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

No

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

Yes

 

Dr Megan Taylor

Professional statement

Dr. Megan Taylor, a highly qualified General Practice Registrar, currently enriches the Elm Rd Family Clinic Warners Bay with her expertise and dedication. Holding a Bachelor of Medicine (with Distinction) as well as a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Newcastle, Dr. Taylor is committed to providing holistic care to family groups across the lifespan. 

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Skin Cancer Checks/biopsies/excisions

No

IUD insertion/removal

No

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

No

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

No

Employment Medical Assessments

Yes

Dr Belle Chong

Professional statement

Dr. Belle Chong is an Australian trained doctor and Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr. Chong has previously worked as a hospital general medicine registrar and holds four years of advanced traineeship in medical oncology.  Dr. Chong is committed to providing holistic care to family groups across the lifespan.  Her specialist interest is medical oncology.

Dr. Belle Chong speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien and Malay language.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

No

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

No

Skin Cancer Checks/biopsies/excisions

No

IUD insertion/removal

No

Implanon insertion/removal

No

Medicinal Cannabis

No

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

No

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Dr Zahraa Alsaaty

Professional statement

Dr. Alsaaty is an accomplished and compassionate General Practitioner (GP) with a rich background in medicine and a commitment to providing high-quality healthcare. Graduating with top Honours from Mosul Medical College, University of Mosul, Iraq, Dr. Alsaaty has since embarked on a distinguished career marked by a commitment to excellence and continuous professional development.

With a solid foundation in medicine established during her undergraduate years, Dr. Alsaaty has honed her skills through a diverse range of clinical experiences across multiple countries. From her early years covering various medical specialties in metropolitan and rural centres in Iraq, to her roles as a medical officer in haematology departments in Iraq and Oman, then serving as a general practitioner in the Hunter Region, where she has achieved her fellowship status with the RACGP.

Dr. Alsaaty speaks English and Arabic and has a particular interest in women’s health, chronic disease management, mental health and preventative medicine.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Skin Cancer Checks/biopsies/excisions

No

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

No

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans’ Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

No

Employment Medical Assessments

No

Dr Megan Taylor

Professional statement

Dr. Megan Taylor, a highly qualified General Practice Registrar, currently enriches the Elm Rd Family Clinic Warners Bay with her expertise and dedication. Holding a Bachelor of Medicine (with Distinction) as well as a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Newcastle, Dr. Taylor is committed to providing holistic care to family groups across the lifespan. Her comprehensive skills include basic procedural work like implanon insertion/removal and skin cancer biopsy/excision, complemented by a particular interest in older persons healthcare and chronic disease management.

Additional Services Provided

 

Workers Compensation

Yes

Shared Pregnancy Care

Yes

Mental Health Assessments and Care Plans

Yes

Biopsies/Excisions

Yes

IUD insertion/removal

Yes

Implanon insertion/removal

Yes

Medicinal Cannabis

Yes

Stimulant Shared Prescribing for ADHD

Yes

Iron Infusions

Yes

Flexible call back consults for scripts/certificates

Yes

Veterans Health Assessments and Coordinated Care Plans

Yes

Employment Medical Assessments

Yes

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