|Dr Bridget Oakley
BMed, MD, DCH, FRACGPDr Oakley joined the practice in mid-2019.She completed her medical degree at UNSW before intern and residency years at Wollongong Hospital. Dr Oakley has achieved fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners through training at practices on the NSW south coast. She has additional clinical experience in drug and alcohol medicine, paediatrics, and mental health. Dr Oakley also has an interest in women’s health, antenatal care, chronic disease management and preventative health. She looks forward to meeting new patients and working with them to achieve their health goals.
|Dr Sarah Saw
MBBS, FRACGP, DCHDr Sarah Saw graduated almost 20 years ago from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. She went on to further qualifications, gaining a Diploma in Child Health. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.Previously a Balmain local for many years, Sarah is delighted to be returning to a team committed to the highest standards of care. She enjoys taking a practical and integrative approach with patients to achieve their best possible health outcomes.Her interests include paediatrics, women’s health, antenatal care, mental health, nutrition, travel medicine and skin health. Sarah is accredited to provide antenatal care with Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Royal Women’s Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital and their affiliated hospitals.
|Dr Gerald Enright
MBBS, DRANZCOG, FRACGP, DCHDr Gerald Enright joined our team at the end of August 2016.Following graduation from The University of Sydney and residency at The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and The Royal
Children’s Hospital, Gerald undertook a Diploma in Obstetrics and pursued a rural GP career for twenty five years.He further obtained his Fellowship of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and The Diploma of Child Health.
His main interests are children’s health, men & women’s health, minor procedures, preventative medicine including skin checks and a collaborative approach to Workers Compensation. He is married with three children and is active in running, cycling, yoga and travel.
|Dr Anne Charteris
MBBS (Sydney)Dr Charteris is a practice principal doctor and has been an integral part of the practice since 1984. Dr Charteris specialises in women’s health, age management and cosmetic medicine. As well as her busy general practice, Dr Charteris also performs a complete range of cosmetic medical injections* here in the surgery, as well as at clinics in Darlinghurst, Bella Vista, Maitland and Lismore.*Australian Government regulations prevent us from naming the products we use, although they are well known brands. The specific products and their suitability to your needs will be discussed in full at your consultation.
|Dr Vicki Lunn
MBBS, FRACGP, DCH
Dr Vicki Lunn is a Practice Principal Doctor and has been with Doctors on Darling for over 15 years. Dr Lunn has interests in paediatrics (holding a Diploma in Child Health), women’s health, antenantal care, contraceptive implant and IUD insertion, mental health, minor surgical procedures and preventative health.Dr Lunn has been involved for several years with GP Synergy doing clinical teaching visits for GP Registrars and has been mentoring third year medical students from the University of Notre Dame.
|Dr Michael Roberts
MBBSDr Roberts joined the practice in June 2004 after working in general practice throughout Australia for many years. His interests include men’s health, sexual health, sports medicine, travel medicine and mental health.
|Dr Simone Kooke
MBBS, FRACGPDr Kooke joined the practice in 2009 and has previously practiced in various locations around Sydney and also in country NSW. She has a special interest in women’s and children’s health (including antenatal care), travel medicine, skin health (including minor surgical procedures), weight management and mental health.
(Dr Kooke is currently on maternity leave)
|Dr Catriona Paterson
MBBS (Syd), MFM (Clin Monash)Dr Catriona Paterson graduated in 1984 from University of Sydney [MB BS (Syd)], achieved a Masters degree in family medicine from Monash University, [MFM (Clin) Monash] in 1999. Has also obtained a Graduate Certificate in Mental Health (GP) form the NSW Institute of Psychiatry (2012) [Grad Cert Mental Health (NSW Inst of Psych)].Dr Paterson is a member of the Royal Australian College of GP’s, and the Australian Menopause Society. Aiming for holistic, collaborative and non-judgemental care, she enjoys the challenge and privilege of helping people with their problems throughout their life cycle, with particular regard to preventative, psychological, geriatric, hormonal and palliative health matters, as well as nutrition and sports medicine.
Outside of this her interests are travel, technology, theatre, rambling, driving and mind games… (did I mention travel?).
|Dr Jane Novotny
MBBS BSc (Med) HonorsDr Novotny joined the practice in 2002. She returned to Sydney after thirteen years in general practice in country NSW. Her interests lie in women’s health and family medicine. She is also involved in the Antenatal Shared Care program.
|Dr Gabrielle De Giorgio
BSc (Med), MBBS, DCH, FRACGPDr. Gabrielle De Giorgio joined our practice in 2015 having worked in the eastern suburbs since 2006, and in the inner west prior to this. She has also trained in various parts of rural NSW. Dr De Giorgio obtained her Bachelors of Science, Medicine and Surgery at UNSW in 2004. Gabrielle has completed her Diploma of Child Health through Sydney University and Westmead Children’s Hospital whilst training as a senior resident at Sydney Children’s Hospital in 2007. She also holds a Certificate in family planning and is registered with the Antenatal Shared Care Program. Gabrielle is an examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and enjoys performing music in her spare time.(Dr De Giorgio is currently on maternity leave)
Practice ManagerMargot holds a Bachelor of Business and has extensive experience in the healthcare sector, having previously held similar roles with specialist medical practices. Margot has also worked in the pathology and pharmaceutical industries in a sales and marketing capacity.
Practice NurseCamila is a registered nurse and joined the practice 2 years ago after having worked in the eastern suburbs for a number of years. Camila has extensive and varied clinical experience within the Healthcare sector, predominantly private practice, although her experience also includes having worked as a Nurse Health Adviser and also as a Registered Nurse for the Defense Force in Canberra. Further to that, Camila has had extensive experience within pediatric wards both in Canberra and also from her home town in Brazil.
Our friendly reception team consisting of Bernadette, Stephen, Mel, Jackie, Mary, Wafa and Evelyn.