Visiting Specialists and Allied Health Providers

The following Specialists and Allied Health Professionals are available at Doctors on Darling

Dr Annemarie Lindner AuD – Audiologist at Hearlix
Hearlix offers completely independent audiology services. Located within Doctors on Darling. They specialise in:
• Understanding the causes of your hearing loss by using a multi-disciplined approach to hearing loss diagnosis
• Educating you on how to best manage your hearing loss so you can make informed decisions about your hearing health
• Leading edge, specialist tinnitus care and management
• Supporting you and your family as we work together to find a solution to improve both your hearing and your enjoyment of life.Dr Annemarie Lindner is one of Australia’s few Doctors of Audiology – a qualification that can only be achieved by studying overseas. Annemarie has also completed her Masters of Clinical Audiology and is a full member of Audiology Australia and Independent Audiologists Australia.Hearlix is now open 6 days/week at doctors on darling. For more information click here: www.hearlix.com.auDr Annemarie Lindner is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances. ABN: 85 638 094 738
The Jade Room – Dr Sally Lyttleton
Dr Sally Lyttleton offers a revolutionary treatment creating lasting improvements for women affected by the symptoms of vaginal atrophy:
• Vaginal Itching & Burning
• Vaginal Dryness
• Loss Of Lubrication
• Vaginal Laxity
• Some Incontinence Symptoms
• Painful Sexual Intercourse 

For all Queries Please Phone Dr Lyttleton’s Registered Nurse –
Sarah on 0423 404 610

 

Dr Sally Lyttleton is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances. ABN: 51 620 815 590

Dr. Penelope De Lacavalerie
Colorectal and General Surgeon
MBBS, FRACS
Colorectal/ General Surgery, Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy, Robotic Surgery, bowel endometriosis, anorectal conditions, endoanal ultrasound and manometry.Dr. De Lacavalerie is a specialist Colorectal and General Surgeon. She has a particular interest in advanced surgical techniques such as laparoscopic, transanal and robotic surgery for conditions of the bowel including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, endometriosis and diverticular disease. She also manages other benign anorectal and pelvic floor conditions such as rectal prolapse, anal fissure/fistula, haemorrhoids and functional conditions such as obstructive defecation and faecal incontinence. Her clinical practice includes general and acute surgical conditions such as hernia operations, gallstones and endoscopic procedures (gastroscopy and colonoscopies).After receiving her Medical qualifications, she started her surgical training in London, completing the Intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Penelope then relocated to Australia and undertook her specialist general surgical training in Sydney. Subsequently, achieved the Fellowship in General Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS).Dr. De Lacavalerie is passionate about providing holistic care for all her patients and in particular for women with endometriosis and functional problems of the pelvic floor. She performs transrectal ultrasounds and anal manometry in the management of anorectal and pelvic floor conditions, including obstetric anal sphincter injuries. She is a fully certified specialist in gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Dr Penelope De Lacavalerie is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances.
ABN: 39 874 050 443

Cecelia Minogue
Clinical Psychologist
Clin. Psych., MSc(Psychology). ,
MA., LLB., B. Soc.Sci (Psychology)(Hons 1).Cecilia is a Clinical Psychologist who focusses on providing a warm, empathic relationship with all her clients.  She strives to provide a safe and supportive base from which people can explore their difficulties, realise their strengths and be their most effective.Cecilia has extensive experience working in a range of hospital, public heath, and research settings as well as private practice. Cecilia enjoys working with people across the life span from ages 5 years  to 105.She has expertise in managing a wide range of presentations including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, bereavement, and adjustment to illness.  Cecilia works with parents and children to create warmth and connection as well as appropriate boundaries to allow families to engage with one another in calmer, more functional ways.Cecilia uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy and Schema therapy to suit the needs of the individual.  She has additional training in parenting and is a facilitator of Circle of Security and Tuning into Kids/Teens interventions.Cecilia received her Clinical Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Master of Science in Psychology Research from Sydney University.  She was awarded several scholarships and research grants.  She also has degrees in Arts and Law. 

Dr Cecelia Minogue is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances. ABN: 19 619 006 759

Dr Sally Wooding – Clinical Psychologist
Dr Wooding has been a Clinical Psychologist for over 20 years and is a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society and the Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Dr Wooding has worked in both clinical and research environments with a particular interest and specialist expertise in grief, trauma and traumatic bereavement. Dr Wooding consults with children, adolescents and adults for a range of clinical issues including:
– Anxiety
– Depression
– PTSD
– Grief and traumatic bereavement
– Parenting and behavioural issues.Dr Wooding is experienced in CBT, Mindfulness, Interpersonal Therapy and Problem Focused Solutions approaches.Dr Sally Wooding is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances. ABN: 77 601 198 905
Deborah Chisholm – Psychotherapist
– Child, Adolescent & Family Therapist

 

Deborah Chisholm is a senior clinician in the Dept. of Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatry at Westmead Hospital. As a member of a highly specialised multi disciplinary team Deborah has worked for 12 years in the Acute units with young people and their families presenting with complex mental health issues and trauma. She has also recently been accepted as a clinician into the respected Westmead Psychotherapy Programme for Complex Traumatic Disorders. She brings her experience to Doctors on Darling to offer assessment and therapy in areas of anxiety, depression, grief and loss, family challenges, peer relationship issues, school/ preschool adjustment and behavioural concerns. Deborah holds post graduate degrees in Psychotherapy and Family Therapy and has advanced training in DBT, Mindfulness and Clinical Arts/Play therapies. Her speciality in using the latter at the hospital often facilitates a gentler, yet direct and highly effective pathway to understanding complex underlying issues. Her Psychotherapy Practice offers longer term adult therapy in areas of improved quality of life/relationships, self identity, body image/ weight issues, sadness and loss.

 

Deborah Chisholm is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances. ABN: 55 340 952 670

 

Dr Robyn Laube

BMed (Dist.) MD (Dist.) MPH FRACP

Specialist Gastroenterologist

Dr Robyn Laube is an accredited Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist. She graduated medical school with distinction from the University of NSW. She completed her advanced Gastroenterology training at Concord Repatriation General Hospital and a fellowship at Macquarie University Hospital.

 

Expertise

Dr Laube is passionate about providing high quality individualised care to each of her patients. She treats all aspects of gastrointestinal and liver disorders, including reflux, constipation, diarrhoea, iron deficiency anaemia and liver disease. Her subspecialty interest is inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and women’s health including pregnancy. Other clinical interests include functional gut disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and bowel cancer surveillance. She has a strong academic career with multiple publications in peer reviewed Gastroenterology journals. She is currently completing a PhD on pregnancy in IBD, and has been awarded the prestigious RACP Basser Research Entry Scholarship. She is actively involved in teaching and holds a Conjoint Lecturer position at Macquarie University.

 

Appointments

Dr Laube performs endoscopy lists at Macquarie University Hospital and Ryde Hospital. She has been awarded accreditation for gastroscopy and colonoscopy by the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. She also performs polypectomy, bowel cancer surveillance, chromoendoscopy and haemorrhoid therapy.

 

Meet Dr Laube

Robyn enjoys keeping active, regularly participating in salsa dancing, squash, running, cycling and bush walking. She loves travelling and is currently learning Spanish.

 

Dr Robyn Laube is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances. ABN: 28 335 106 967

 

Associate Professor Shannon Reid
BSc MBBS(Hons) PhD FRANZCOGFRCSC DDUProfessor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Shannon Reid is the Director of Sonacare Women’s Health and Ultrasound and specialist in Gynaecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Gynaecological Ultrasound. She is a conjoint Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Western Sydney University.  She obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Hons) at the University of Sydney. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC). She is internationally recognized for her research work in endometriosis and completed a PhD in the use of ultrasound for the diagnosis of endometriosis. She offers her patients specialised endometriosis ultrasound scans, as well as advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures for the treatment of uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts and severe endometriosis.Shannon Reid is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances. ABN: 85 561 569 470
Alyse Davies – ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN AND SPORTS DIETITIAN

Alyse has completed a PhD in Public Health Nutrition at The University of Sydney where she also lectures in the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and Accredited Sports Dietitian (AccSD). Alyse has also performed professionally in theatre and has worked with Opera Australia, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Really Useful Group, Tasmanian Ballet Company and Ajkun Ballet Theatre, New York.

Alyse provides tailored evidence-based nutritional advice for sports nutrition, dancers/performers, weight management, chronic disease management, FODMAP, general health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Alyse aims to provide each client with achievable and sustainable individual nutrition goals.

Alyse Davies is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances. ABN: 96 625 731 353

Hannah Melville – Dietician

Hannah is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) from the University of Sydney, where she continues to work in nutrition research in various areas such as eating disorders and weight management.

Prior to her Master degree, Hannah completed a Bachelor of Medical Science at the University of New South Wales, and a Bachelor of Business at Bond University.

Hannah is passionate about providing patient-focused, practical nutrition advice in the areas of general health, cardiovascular health, weight management, gut health, mental health as well as eating disorder treatment.

 

 Hanna Melville is an independent medical practitioner who is responsible for her own activities and holds her own insurances.
ABN: 61 702 516 404