Dr Ross Hendry

Dr Ross Hendry joined QGPSC in 1991 and is a part owner of the practice.

Ross is an experienced General Practitioner with more than 30 years experience in general medicine, paediatrics and anaesthetics.  This experience has been gained overseas and interstate, as well as locally.

Ross has served on many committees and working groups attached to hospitals and medical boards to progress improvements in health care and quality care to patients.  He continues to be an active participant in clinic improvements, and is an active mentor and teacher for medical students and registrars.

 

Dr Mohan Mirpuri

MBChB, B MedSci, MRCGP, DRCOG, FRACGP

Mohan trained in the UK and achieved his fellowship in Oxford, England. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice including Chronic Disease management, (such as Diabetes, Heart disease, Lung disease), and Occupational health Medicine.

He actively looks after many residents at the residential care homes in Queanbeyan and has an interest in Geriatrics.

He also is an active Senior mentor and Supervisor for medical students and GP Registrars within the practice.

Dr Sujith Kamath

 

MBBS, MRCS (Glasgow), PG Diploma Medical Education (Cardiff), MRCGP (UK), FRACGP.

Having trained in India and UK, Sujith has been working at QGPSC since 2010. He has been a practice principal since 2011. In addition to his work at QGPSC since 2012 he has been working as a Visiting Medical Officer at Queanbeyan Hospital both for admissions and as a surgical assistant, thus ensuring closer relationships with secondary care yet helping maintain a core GP principle of continuity of care. Sujith has also been participating in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program since 2016.

As a GP, Sujith provides care across all ages and most aspects but has an interest in Chronic Conditions like Diabetes, Cardiovascular & Respiratory Medicine. He also has an interest in Minor Surgery (including skin cancer surgery), Musculoskeletal, Emergency Medicine and Mens Health. Since 2016 he has been working with the Canberra Sleep Clinic and in his role as the "in-house" sleep specialist co-ordinates the QGPSC sleep service. He sees patients for pre-employment checks and for work-cover claims.

Dr Fred Vethanayagam

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MBBS, AMC, DRANZCOG(ADV), FRACGP, FACRRM,
Diploma Australasian College of Skin Cancer Medicine
Diploma in Advanced Skin Cancer Surgery

Dr Fred is a very experienced GP with 30 years in rural medicine prior to joining QGPSC in 2008.

His main interests are Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery, performing various flaps and skin grafts as part of the procedure.

He has retired from the Queanbeyan District Hospital where he provided both obstetric and anaesthetic services, but continues to offers ante-natal care at the Clinic.

Dr Fred provides general practice services. Dr Fred does not take on worker’s compensation nor medico-legal cases.

Dr Najat Kushada

MBBS AMC FRACGP Dip Child Health

Having previously worked at Crawford Street Medical Clinic as a GP registrar in 2009, Dr Kushada returned to QGPSC as a GP in early 2012. Dr Kushada has extensive experience both in hospital and private practice. This includes spending over six years at the Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital and three years in a private practice in Yass NSW.  Dr Kushada deals with all aspects of health/medical care with special interest in children, women and adolescent health, mental health issues, emergency and minor procedures.

Dr Kushada works from Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Dr Geetha Mathew

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MD (USA) FRACGP JCCA (Anaesth) MPH&TD

Geetha has been working at QGPSC since 2014. She completed her initial medical education and fellowship in the USA, and has completed further training as a GP Anaesthetist in Australia. She also works as a VMO at Queanbeyan Hospital. Geetha's interests in family medicine include women’s health, chronic disease, and caring for patients across the age spectrum by addressing their mental as well as physical health needs.

Dr Anthony Stevenson

MBBS FACRRM FRACGP FARGP (Anaes) DRANZCOG MPH&TM

After working in Indigenous health in tropical Queensland and Brisbane, Anthony commenced at the Clinic in 2005. Anthony strives for a patient centred and culturally sensitive relationship with each patient. Anthony combines his part time work at the clinic with his role as a Visiting Medical Officer at the Queanbeyan Hospital, where he works in Emergency Medicine, as a GP Anaesthetist, and provides general medical inpatient care. Anthony has an ongoing interest in tropical and travel medicine, enjoys teaching and also instructs on emergency medicine courses. He is a supervisor of training for GP Registrars at Queanbeyan Hospital. Anthony loves spending time with his family, or relaxing in the wild outdoors.

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Lida Southwell

CORPORATE CLIENTS MANAGER

Lida is an enthusiastic people manager who commenced her working life as an enrolled Nurse.

She has extensive experience in business & people management, and has managed various health services since 2001.

Lida's most recent role was Practice Manager for Medibank Health Solutions for a period of 11 years, prior to joining QGPSC in April 2016.

Please contact Lida for patient compliments, queries or complaints relating to:

  • General Practitioners or Clinical Services
  • Corporate Services relating to Pre-employment Medicals or Injury Management Services

lida.southwell@qgpsc.com.au

Dr Matthew Thompson

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Dr Thompson is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He graduated from the ANU Medical School and completed his internship and residency in the Canberra region, with a focus on acute care. Prior to entering general practice he wa working as an Intensive Care Registrar at a private hospital in Canberra.

Dr Thompson has an interest in all aspects of general practice including minor procedures

Dr Charles Chihumbiri

Dr Charles Chihumbiri is a Fellow of The Royal College of General Practitioners, and an Associate Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators.

He has 30 years post-graduate experience, with 11 years in General Practice in Zimbabwe and 10 years in Australian General Practice.

Dr Chihumbiri has worked with the Northern Territory Rural Clinical School (a part of the Flinders University Medical School), in the rural placement program whilst working at Kintore Clinic NT and Katherine District Hospital.

He has worked as a Medical Educator with the Northern Territory General Practice Education Unit (NTGPE) and participated in training programs for Junior Medical Officers, GP Registrars and International Medical Graduates.

He has most recently worked at the Bega District Hospital in chronic and complex care.

Dr Chihumbiri enjoys all aspects of general practice, with particular interest in the elderly, and chronic & complex care.