Douglas Hanly Moir

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Phone 8814 8748

Pathology Services is provided by Douglas Hanly Moir. Located near our treatment room on Ground Floor.

Open Monday to Friday: 8am to 5pm and Weekends & Public Holidays 9am to 2pm

Iron Infusion (FERINJECT) is also available through appointments.  A GP referral for treatment is required. For further information please contact SONIC Nurse Connect 1800 INFUSE (463 873).

Blacktown PhysioClinic

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Physiotherapy

Phone 9671 8555

PhysioClinic is located upstairs on level 1.

Open Monday to Friday 9am to 6:30pm & Saturdays 9am to 1pm.

EPC Referrals from GP, Health Fund Rebates & HICAPS Available.

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Smiles for All

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Dental Surgery, Cosmetic, Implants and General Dentistry

Phone (02) 9339 4800 or 0430 502 112

Smiles for All dental provides prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity such as restorative (dental restorations, crowns, bridges), orthodontics (Braces), prosthetic dentures), endodontic (root canal) therapy, periodontal (gum) therapy, and exodontia (extraction of teeth), as well as performing examinations, taking x-rays).

Smiles for All Dental Surgery is located upstairs on level 1.

Opening Hours:-

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm 

Saturdays 10:00 am till 4:00 pm

Sundays - by appointments

Western Imaging Group

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Radiology, Xray, Ultrasound 

Phone 9622 2292

X-Ray is available for patients onsite on level 1 for instant x-ray images of the limbs and chest which can be view by GP once x-rays have been taken. All x-ray’s are bulk billed with a valid medicare card.

All general x-ray, screening and OPG procedures are performed using the latest in digital technology. Films are processed with Computed Radiography systems eliminating environmentally unfriendly chemicals.

Other Services provided by the radiologist such as CT scan, biopsy, mammogram, barium enema, DEXA, Biopsy, Ultrasound, Nuchal Transluceny.

Ultrasound facility is now available for our patients at Blackown Family Medical Centre. 

  

Xray Opening hours within the BFMC building are:-

Monday to Friday - 9:30am to 5:30pm

Saturday - 9:30am to 3:30pm

 

Ultrasound is available:-

Monday to Friday - 10am to 2pm

Dr Ghiyath Alsnih MBBS FRACS

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General Surgery 

ADVANCED GENERAL AND LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY

Phone 9671 8500

Dr Ghiyath Alsnih is a specialist advanced laparoscopic general surgeon, who has public practice at Blacktown and Mt Druitt Hospital and private practice at Norwest Private Hospital and Lakeview Private Hospital.

Dr Alsnih is also a lecturer in Surgery at the University of Western Sydney.

Dr Alsnih completed his general surgical training in NSW and is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). Dr Alsnih is also GESA accredited for gastrointestinal endoscopy.

In addition to general surgery, he has vast experience in Head and Neck Surgery; his first fellowship obtained overseas in 2000.

Dr Alsnih’s interests include:

  • Hernias – laparoscopic and open- inguinal, ventral abdominal and incisional hernia repair

  • Gall bladder disease – laparoscopic cholecystectomy

  • Thyroid- thyroidectomy

  • Skin cancer excision and repair including skin flaps

  • Carpal tunnel repair

  • Lipomas and soft tissue mass excision

  • Gastroscopy -gastritis, reflux, ulcers

  • Colonoscopy -haemorrhoid management, fistula management, rectal bleeding management, FOBT, diverticular disease

 

All of Dr Alsnih’s patients are treated with the best of care and the highest standard of professionalism. Communication is concise yet informative to provide patients with complete knowledge and understanding of their management.

Dr Alsnih consults at Norwest General Practice in Bella Vista once a fortnight. You will require a referral from your GP.

Consultation fees apply and need to be paid on the day; however, rebates are available from Medicare or your Private Health Fund.

 

To make an appointment with Dr Alsnih please call our reception team.

Dr Yashodha Shankarpani

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General Physician

Phone 9671 8500

Dr Shankarapani graduated from Bangalore Medical College (India) and moved to UK for further medical training. She later moved to Australia and completed my Fellowship training in Internal Medicine (FRACP). She is currently working as a staff specialist at Liverpool Hospital, within the departments of General medicine, Acute Care medicine and Ambulatory Care.

Her exposure to different health systems (India, UK and Australia) has given extensive experience in General Medicine.

Dr Shankarapani's services include and not limited to:

  • General Cardiology (assessment of chest pain; shortness of breath; palpitations; syncope; and medical management of heart failure)

  • Hypertension

  • Primary cardiovascular disease prevention

  • Perioperative medicine

  • Diabetes and it’s complications (including diabetic ulcers and diabetic foot)

  • Metabolic syndrome

  • Chronic wound management (neuropathic ulcers, venous and arterial ulcers, pressure ulcers)

  • Infectious Diseases

 

Her main interest is coordinating the care of patients with complex medical problems and those with undifferentiated symptoms posing a diagnostic challenge. As a General Physician, her role is to assist the General Practitioners and sub-Specialists by providing consultations to patients with multi organ failure.

She is also happy to accommodate patients with Home Visit’s / Residential aged care facilities when required. r Shankarpani speak Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi and English very fluently.

Saime Dilek

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Consultant Psychologist

Phone 9671 8500

Saime Dilek BA (Hons) & MA (Hons) Psychology - is a an Australian trained psychologist who is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and an approved ATAPS provider with the local PHN Wentwest.

She has 10 years of extensive clinical work experience in a number of settings including the University of Wollongong, Department of Juvenile Justice both in Detention Centers and Community Services, Vision Australia as well as in private practice. Saime has worked with patients with the following conditions:-

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Mood Disorders

  • Relationship counselling

  • Health Conditions

  • Work & Career Matters

  • Trauma Counselling

  • Self Esteem Development

  • Addictions

Her working days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Remedios Matias

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Mental Health Social Worker

Phone 9671 8500

Remy has many years of experience as a social worker with extensive experience in working with mental health issues, counseling, psychotherapy, mediation & therapeutic group, child protection, and parenting.

Other languages spoken: Tagalog

Ljiljana Torbica

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Mental Health Social Worker

Phone 9671 8500

Ljiljana is a Medicare registered provider and accredited to practice as a Mental Health Social Worker in private practice. An accredited Mental Health Social Worker in private practice is eligible to provide services through the (Australian) Commonwealth funded Better Access to Mental Health Care and Chronic Disease Management (Team Care Arrangement) programs.

 

Ljiljana has 12 years experience as a social worker with special interest in working with families experiencing relationship issues, mental health issues and parenting.

She also provides counselling in the following languages:  English, Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian.

Katherine Baqleh

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Dietitian

Phone 9671 8500

Katherine Baqleh (BAMedSci, MNutrDiet) is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). She graduated from a Bachelor of Medical Science followed by a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney. Working with the doctors and allied health team at Blacktown Family Medical Centre, she strives to help individuals with improving and optimising their health through making dietary and lifestyle adjustments with the ultimate goal of long term good health. Many individuals find knowing what to eat difficult, however it does not have to be that way. Katherine is experienced in areas such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovacular health, poor growth, gastrointestinal disorders, PCOS, vitamin and mineral deficiencies and can help you to find a balance with eating well and still enjoying your favourite foods. She also speaks Arabic and has a particular keen interest in weight management, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.  

She works on Saturdays 9am to 5pm. 

Tuo Tao

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Dietitian

Phone 9671 8500

Tuo has a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Preventive Medicine from Southeast University in China.

Tuo believes in targeting individual needs and lifestyles to create lasting change. Personal health significantly depends on eating habits, cooking methods and daily food choices. By eating food in a mindful way, learning how to modify recipes, and swapping certain foods for healthy tasty alternatives, improved health can be achieved without necessarily sacrificing a lot.

Tuo is skilled at translating complex scientific knowledge into practical lifestyle changes.

Outside of work, Tuo enjoys being outdoors, travelling and playing video games.

Tuo works on Thursdays 1-5.30pm. 

Vikashni (Vicky) Lata Singh - Complete Foot Care

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Podiatrist

Phone 9671 8500

Vicky currently works on Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Nancy Le

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Podiatrist

Phone 9671 8500

Nancy (BA Nursing  &  Masters in Podiatry) is one our Podiatrist with experience in General Podiatry treatments, Biomechanics – Sports injuries etc, Diabetic & Footcare Education and Podopaediatrics.

She works on Mondays 9am - 5pm.

HEALTH SERVICES 

Blacktown Family Medical Centre

117-119 Main St

Blacktown NSW 2148

For After Hours Service 
Call (02) 8724 6300

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