Dr Paul MerceR
MBBS, Dip RACOG, FRACGP
Clinical Lead at Silky Oaks Medical Practice since 1987.
Whole person medical care, chronic disease management, prevention of illness, mental health counseling, drug and alcohol counseling, aged care and palliative care. Paul enjoys being a medical educator of students and Registrars.
Dr. David Nixon
MB ChB, FRACGP
Full-time Senior GP at Silky Oaks Medical Practice
Dr. Nixon is a well established GP in the Gumdale Wakerley area. He is excited about joining the team at Silky Oaks and is looking forward to helping patients to understand and improve their health. He has a particular interest in using nutrition and exercise as tools to improve diabetes and heart disease. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife & 3 teenage children, bush walking, karate and music.
DR KAVITHA VEDHARATHNAM
MBBS FRACGP Dip Child Health, Cert Deratoscopy
Part-time Senior GP at Silky Oaks Medical Practice
Skin checks, skin cancer and excisions, women's health, child health can do Implanon but not Mierna.
Dr jill Warlow
MB ChB, FRACGP, Dip Obstetrics
Part-time Senior GP at Silky Oaks Medical Practice since 1994.
Women’s health, mental health counseling, paediatrics, assisting at surgery and antenatal care. Implanon procedures.
Dr mitch walmsley
2018-19 Registrar GP at Silky Oaks Medical Practice
Ear Nose & Throat, Antenatal care, Chronic Disease Management.
BHSc (Nutrition & Dietetics) APD
Dietitian at Silky Oaks Medical Practice
Joshua provides bulk-billing and private Dietitian services on Saturday’s at Silky Oaks Medical Practice. He focuses on weight management & loss, medical nutrition for chronic disease, infant and childhood nutrition and vegetarian diet. Josh is passionate about food and the role it can play in chronic disease management.
BASc (Human Movements) AEP AES
Exercise Physiologist at Silky Oaks Medical Practice
Peter provides bulk-billing and private Exercise Physiologist services on Tuesday’s at Silky Oaks Medical Practice. Peter runs group education sessions for people with Diabetes Type 2 around managing their diabetes to achieve a flourishing lifestyle. This service is bulk-billed if referred by a GP. He also provides services in Sports development, Bodybuilding, and weight loss management. Peter also works well in collaboration with Josh and a patient's GP in providing a Weight Loss Package involving a team approach.
B Psych (Honors) LLB
Psychologist at Silky Oaks Medical Practice
Our onsite Psychologist Veronica is a compassionate and highly experienced. She has worked in remote communities and extensively in mental health settings. She has skills in partnering with patients experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, personality disorders, drug and alcohol issues, domestic violence and unemployment. Veronica connects well with people of all ages and backgrounds