Staff

MEET OUR STAFF

DOCTORS

Dr Eshwar Madas | Principal G.P

MBBS, MD, MBS, FRACGP

Dr Madas is an experienced general practitioner and is a fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practitioner. He has experience of working in Victoria, Darwin of Northern Territory and Blue Mountains prior to setting up his own medical centre in Wentworthville (NSW). Dr Madas has excellent skills in general practice with a special interest in skin checks, chronic disease management and men’s health.

In addition to experience in general practice, Dr Madas has extensive experience in medical administration both in Australia  and New Zealand. His role in running hospitals and community centres has allowed him to improve his understand about the needs of patients and their families and has enhanced his decision making skills in addressing patient clincial problems.

The Leading Physicians of the World selects General Practitioner Dr Eshwar Madas (MBBS, MD, MBS, FRACGP) as a top doctor

Dr Eshwar Madas has been selected as a Top Doctor in Wentworthville, New South Wales of Australia, by the International Association of the Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP) in Nov 2014. The selection as a top family physician (GP) by the prestigious internal agency such as IAHCP is a reflection of Dr Madas’s commitment and dedication to primary care in the local community.

The University of Western Sydney (UWS) has appointment Dr Eshwar Madas as a Conjoint Lecturer to the School of Medicine

The appointment is a formal recognition for Dr Madas’s involvement in teaching medical students from the UWS. In addition, Dr Madas also supervises and teaches medical students on placement from Sydney Medical School at the Lane Street Medical Centre.

Dr Muralikrishnan Thiruvengadam

MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Thiruvengadam (known as Murali) has joined Lane Steet Medical Centre from early Sept 2014. He has been working as general practitioner in Western Sydney for the past 3 years.

Dr Murali Thiruvengadam obtained his Medical Degree from Dr M G R Medical University ,Chennai in 2000.He went to United Kingdom to pursue further postgraduate training and has subsequently worked in various specialities including Geriatrics,Trauma and Orthopaedics ,Rehabilitation ,Acute Medicine and General Surgery.
He moved to Australia and continued his training initially at Ryde Hospital and transferred to Westmead hospital ,where he gained experience in several medical and surgical specialities. He also underwent training in Paediatric Emergency at Children’s Hospital ,Westmead. He subsequently joined the Australian General Practice Training Programme and obtained postgraduate degree in General Practice from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Murali Thiruvengadam is fluent in Tamil, and Telugu.He can also converse in Hindi.  He is currently a Conjoint Lecturer in University of Western Sydney and is passionate in teaching medical and nursing students.

His special interests include Men’s Health, Paediatrics and Diabetes.

Dr Geeta Krishna Tadimalla (Female GP)

MBBS

Dr.Geeta Krishna Tadimalla has joined Lane Street Medical Centre in Aug 2015. She has extensive experience in both general practice and women’s health; both in India and the Middle East. She is registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) and is accredited for providing shared care for pregnant women in Western Sydney.

Dr.Geeta Krishna Tadimalla had acquired her primary qualification from Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India. She practised as a general practitioner for many years in the town of Guntur of South India. In addition, Dr Tadimalla had worked in a 400 bed secondary level hospital in Saudi Arabia for 12 years as a registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology under the guidance of fellows of the Royal college of obstetrics and Gynaecology, London, UK.

Dr.Geeta Krishna Tadimalla is available at Lane Street Medical Centre as an After Hours Doctor between 6pm-10pm week nights and 12pm-10pm on Saturdays and 9am-5pm on Sundays and public holidays. In addition to general practice, her areas of specialist interest are in managing antenatal cases, high risk pregnancies and family planning matters. She possesses excellent skills and competency to carry out procedures such as the insertion and removal of implanon, suturing wounds, removal of skin cancers, etc.

Dr Geeta Tadimalla speaks, In addition English, fluent Bengali, Telugu, Hindi and Urdu and can understand Arabic.

Dr Maurice Matta, MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Maurice Matta has joined our practice on 23rd January 2017. Dr Matta is well known and respected GP in the local area of Wentworthville who has been practising for more than 40 years from Pritchard Street of Wentworthville. Dr Matta comes with a long history of excellence in professional care, including specialised knowledge in obstetrics and gynaecology and minor surgical procedures. Dr Matta is also fluent in Arabic and Italian, a highly-valued skill in our multicultural community.

Dr Matta comes to us following the recent closure of ‘The Surgery’ located in Pritchard Street, which was founded in 1956 by the late Dr Tony Buhagiar OAM, who served as President of The NSW Branch of the AMA and also as President of the RACGP during his distinguished forty –three-year career. Dr Buhagiar immediately recognised an unique brilliance in the young Dr Matta when they met at the old Parramatta Hospital in the early 1970’s, and immediately invited him to join his thriving practice. Since the retirement of Dr Matta’s long standing colleagues of Dr Peter Manollaras (retired 30th November2016) and Dr Anton Petrik (retired 20th December 2016), Dr Matta had decided to join our practice with a view to continued to provide the highest standards of family medical practice.

Dr Jacinta Kolend, MBBS

Dr Jacinta Kolend joined the Lane Street Medical Centre as a General Practitioner in March 2017.

Dr Jacinta is registered with AHPRA and has 30 years of experience working in various public and private hospitals in Malaysia. She operated her own Primary Care Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for 12 years. She is a passionate and dedicated doctor with special interest in General Medicine, Women’s Health and Paediatrics. Dr Jacinta is available at Lane Street Medical Centre as an Afterhours Doctor daily including weekends and public holidays.

She speaks fluent Malay, Tamil,  has basic understanding of Indonesian (locally known as Bahasa Indonesia), a variant of Malay, in addition to English.

REGISTERED NURSE

Mrs Urvi Shah

An experienced and qualified Registered Nurse, also qualified as a Physiotherapist. Expertise in child health checks, immunisations and chronic disease management.

Mrs Urvi Shah has skills in immunisations, travel vaccines, baby checks and 4 years Healthy Kids Checks. She can access ACIR for checking kid’s immunisation status and also updating overseas immunisations.In addition, Mrs Urvi Shah performs ECGS, Adult Health Assessments, Spirometry and Wound management. Running clinics for specific ailments such as diabetes and asthma is also part of her job tasks.

Mrs Urvi Shah also participates in providing: education on health conditions, information for smoking cessation, information on weight loss and other health issues.

Mrs Urvi Shah is multilingual: Speaks fluent English, Hindi, Gujarati and also understands a few other dialects.

ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Priya Iyer | Dietician

Priya works full time as the Dietitian Professional Leader at “Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney” and consults privately on weekends and after hours at various private surgeries.

With over 14+ years experience in the field of nutrition & dietetics, Priya specialises in rehabilitation (covering neurology, burns, aged care & disability) and has special interest in public health & research.

Priya is passionate about helping her clients achieve their health goals and is always striving to for service excellence. Priya is committed to quality & research; adhering to the best evidence based practice at all times. Priya is also a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, peer reviewed UK journal.

Having good cultural awareness, Priya can communicate in several languages – Tamil, Hindi & Kannada.

Other activities that Priya actively participates in & contributes to include University lectures, RTO lectures & workshops, community education, student supervision & mentorship.

Sushma Sathe | Psychologist

Registered Psychologist with the NSW Psychologist Registration Board. Experienced psychologist capable of providing counselling services with various psychological conditions.

Her areas of expertise includes: clients with depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief, post-natal depression, relationship issues

She is also a recognised Psychologist under the NSW Work Cover and caters clients for EAP/EPP.

She is available on booking.

Samantha Flinn | Exercise Physiologist

Samantha from “Sydney Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology” offers Exercise Physiology Services for Lane Street Medical Centre. Please talk to the receptionist at the Centre if you want advice and education regarding an exercise program for various services including

  • losing weight
  • overcoming persisting pain / discomfort caused by injury or overuse
  • improving heart health
  • rehabilitation following a cardiac event
  • controlling diabetes
  • improving general health and wellbeing

Please note that you need a referral from your doctor to see an Exercise Physiologist.

Dona Lee Rose | Audiologist

Dona from “Australian Hearing” visits Lane Street Medical Centre for conducting hearing tests mainly in adults. Please talk to the receptionist at the Centre about how to make an appointment for a Hearing Test.