Meet Our Team

Square Medical Centre is committed and passionate about your health care.

 

Every member of our team, across all departments, plays a vital role in the quality and health of our patients. Each of them understands the importance of this process to you, whether simply collecting blood samples or sharing the joy of a phone-call to confirm your appointment.

Through working exclusively in the field of health care, our staff have gained much experience and wisdom. While staying at the forefront of technology and technique through ongoing investment in research and development, our staff also undergo regular training to stay current with the world’s best practice in all areas of the medical field. 

 

Dr Van Mai MB. BS (Syd) FRACGP

Dr. Mai graduated from Sydney University in 1992 and has been working in general practice for about 20 years. He has a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRCGP) and is a general practice supervisor for training registrars. Dr. Mai is a very experienced GP and is accredited for Antenatal Shared Care with the hospitals in Central Sydney and Inner West.

Special Interests: General Practice, Antenatal Shared Care, Chronic Disease Management, particularly Diabetes, Skin Cancers and especially Minor Surgical Procedures.   

Other Languages: Vietnamese

 

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
To be confirmed To be confirmed

 

Dr Galina Palachevskaia MD. FRACGP 

Dr Galina completed her medical qualifications in St Petersburg (Russia) and has worked several years as a physician before coming to Australia. Dr Galina holds a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and Masters in Mental Health (Sydney). She completed the course in Sexual Health and Reproductive Medicine from the Family Planning Association and worked for several years in the Royal Hospital for Women (Randwick) and Royal North Shore Hospital (St Leonards).

Due to the interest in providing holistic care, Dr Galina started work as a General Practitioner and gained a wide variety of experience in both regional and urban practices within NSW.

Special Interests: General Practice, Child & Adolescent Development, Women's Health including Antenatal and Postnatal Care, Implanon and Mirena insertion and removal, Menopause Management, Skin Cancer Checks, Minor Surgical Procedures, Mental Health including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Hypnotherapy, Quit Smoking counselling

Other Languages: Russian

 

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Monday 10.00am - 6.30pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 6.30pm
Friday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm

 

Dr Elsa Liu MBBS FRACGP

Dr Elsa Liu has acquired her medical qualifications in China (MBBS) and has worked in hospitals nearly 10 years in China and Sydney. She holds Fellowship of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) Dr Liu studied in Australian College of Applied Psychology for counselling and used Traditional Chinese Medicine knowledge to help patient with chronic medical condition and mental health issues. She also completed the course of Sexual Health and Reproductive Medicine from The Family Planning Association of Australia. She is Accredited for Antenatal Shared Care with RPAH. .

Special Interests:  Skin conditions, Eye problems, Women's Health and Contraception including Implanon insertion; Antenatal Shared Care and Postnatal Care; Child Development and Care; Chronic disease Management and Disease Prevention, Minor Surgical Procedures. Dr Elsa Liu also has special interest in cosmetic procedures including anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers, as well as helping patients with skin concerns such as acne.

Other Languages: Mandarin, Shanghainese

 

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Monday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm

 

Dr Vindan Manomhan MBBS B Sc (Med) FRACGP

Dr Vindan is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)

Special Interests:  General Practice, Men's Health, Minor Surgical Procedures.

 

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Monday 12:00pm - 7.00pm
Friday 12:00pm - 7.00pm

 

Dr Ali Pierzad MBBS/MD/FRACGP Dip Child Health

Dr Pierzad is experienced in the assessment and management of patients with medical, surgical and paediatric conditions and he is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) .

Special Interests:  General Practice, Paediatrics, Men's Health, Chronic Disease Management

Other Languages: Dari, Persion, Pushto

 

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Tuesday 9.00am - 6.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 6.30pm
Sunday 10.00am - 2.00pm

 

Dr Indira de Silva MBBS FRACGP

Dr de Silva has worked as a doctor in Sydney for more than 15 years. She holds a fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioner. 

Special Interests: Women's Health, Mental Health, Minor Surgical Procedures and Implanon Insertion

Other Languages: Sinhalese

 

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Monday 8.30 am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30 am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30 am - 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30 am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30 am - 5.00pm

 

Dr Tady Kordian M.D., AMC, FRACGP

Consultant Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist

Dr Kordian completed his Bachelor of Medicine degree in the Lebanese University and completed the Australian Medical Council’s (AMC) requirements to be registered as a medical practitioner in Australia. He commenced basic physician training in Liverpool Hospital where he spent three years before commencing his gastroenterology advanced training in Campbelltown Hospital. In 2014 he completed his final year of advanced training in gastroenterology. It is worth mentioning that during his final year Dr Kordian did a lot of work on inflammatory bowel disease. He has eight publications in well recognised gastroenterology journals, not only in relation to inflammatory bowel disease but on other topics of general gastroenterology and hepatology.

Other Languages: Arabic

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Once a month (Wednesdays) Mornings (appointment required)

 

Joan Andriani

Dietician

Joan is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who will work with you to balance your nutritional needs catered for your individual food preference and lifestyle. Joan has a Masters degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Wollongong. She is able to provide professional nutrition advice, guidance and support on various health conditions across the Sydney CBD.

Working within Chronic Disease Management, Joan has a special interest in diabetes and weight management. Joan also uses innovative approaches and resources to work with clients with other conditions, such as high cholesterol, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammation Bowel Disease, reflux, malnutrition, paediatric nutrition and much more.

Understanding and valuing cultural diversity when engaging with clients, Joan can provide support to diversify options on the basis of ethnic, religious and cultural preferences. In addition, being multilingual, Joan is able to provide nutrition consultation in English, Indonesian and Korean.

Clients who have a GP referral with a Chronic Disease Management Plan for dietitian visits will be eligible for full Medicare rebate. Private health funds rebate are also be eligible (please check with your health funds provider).

Special Interests: Nutrition advice. 

Other Languages: Indonesian, Korean

 

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Every 2nd Saturday Appointment required

 

Melda Nazenin

Registered Psychologist

Melda is a registered psychologist who specialises in psychological therapy and counselling that is tailored to meet each person’s individual needs.

Melda has many years of experience working in clinical and has acquired experience in a range of areas including: Anxiety, Depression, Anger Management, Stress, Trauma, Abuse, Adolescence Counselling, Relationship Difficulties, Grief and Loss, Domestic Abuse, Adjustment to Medical Conditions

 

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Wednesday Appointment required
Thursday Appointment required

 

David Parkinson

Exercise Physiologist

His professional development has included over 15 years practice with Musculoskeletal and Neurological rehabilitation. He has completed a Bachelor of Science, Human Movement and a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology. He is passionate and professional in his treatment approach.

Our Exercise Physiologist provides many services to either treat injury or, more importantly, promote good health. After all, prevention is better than a cure, and treating the cause is better than treating the symptoms.

USUAL HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
First Saturday of each month Appointment required

 

Crystal Li

Registered Nurse

 

Square Medical Centre is a team of dedicated and accredited medical professionals