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Phone: (02) 6257 1000

Practice Team
  • Dr. Felicity Donaghy

    Dr Felicity Donaghy graduated from Sydney University and completed her General Practice Fellowship in 1991. She has worked in General Practice since 1990. Dr Donaghy has worked in Canberra since 2004 and has been the Principal at Garema Place Surgery since 2010. Dr Donaghy enjoys all aspects of General Practice and believes that a good relationship with a caring General Practitioner is the key to maintaining good health.

    Dr Donaghy is available for consultation on the following days:

    Monday to Friday - 8.00am until 5.30pm

  • Dr. Leonie Harcourt

    Dr Leonie Harcourt graduated from Flinders University in 2004. She has been working in General Practice since 2008 and joined Garema Place Surgery in 2010. Dr Harcourt is interested in all areas of General Practice and enjoys seeing patients from a broad range of backgrounds and ages.

    Dr Harcourt is available for consultation on the following days:

    Monday - 9.00am until 2.00pm

    Tuesday - 12.00pm until 2.00pm

    Wednesday - 9.00am until 2.00pm

    Thursday - 9.00am until 2.00pm

    Friday - 9.00am until 2.00pm

  • Dr. Veronica Kolos

    Dr Veronica Kolos holds a degree in Medical Science and a Masters of Public Health with Honours from the University of Sydney. She completed a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the Australian National University. She then undertook further training, inlcuding The Diploma of Child Health and The Certificate of Sexual and Reproductive Health. She has worked at Garema Place Surgery since July 2011 and obtained her General Practice Fellowship in 2012. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has specific skills and experience in Paediatrics, Sexual Health and Fertility. Dr Kolos also has a special interest in dermatology and in performing skin examinations and diagnostic excisions.

    Dr Kolos is currently on Maternity Leave.
  • Dr. Julia Hingston

    Dr Julia Hingston completed her Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle, graduating with distinction in 2010. She then moved to Canberra for further hospital training, and completed her Clinical Diploma of Palliative Care in 2013. She commenced working at Garema Place Surgery in 2013 and completed her General Practice Fellowship in 2015. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice, but is particularly interested in Travel Medicine and Women's health, especially care in pregnancy and early motherhood.

    Tuesday and Thursday - 9.00am until 4.00pm

    Friday - 9.00am until 12.30pm

     

     

  • Dr. Libby Goodchild

    Dr Libby Goodchild grew up in Canberra. She completed an Arts Degree at Macquarie University before returning to Canberra to work in the community sector. She went on to study Medicine at the University of Newcastle and returned to Canberra in 2000 to complete a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr Goodchild finished her General Practice training in 2004. She became a Lactation Consultant in 2013 and a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. She has been working at Garema Place Surgery since July 2015. Dr Goodchild has a special interest in Breastfeeding Medicine including tongue tie assessment and treatment.

    Dr Goodchild is available for consultation on the following days:

    Tuesday & Wednesday - 8.30am until 4.00pm

    Thursday - 10.00am until 4.00pm

    Friday - 8.30am until 12.00pm

  • Dr. Amanda Howard

    Dr Amanda Howard completed her General Practice training in 2003 in Canberra after moving from Adelaide where she gained her initial medical degree. She has worked in south-east NSW for several years until joining Garema Place Surgery in April 2016. She has a special interest in Women's health, including antenatal care and minor procedures including insertion of intrauterine devices.

    Dr Howard is available for consultation on the following days:

    Tuesday and Wednesday - 9.15am until 2.00pm

  • Dr. Peter Barger

    Dr Peter Barger grew up in northern NSW. He completed a postgraduate engineering degree and worked for Defence for 7 years then moved to Adelaide to study medicine. He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Flinders University in 2011 and worked in a variety of hospital-based jobs for several years before returning to Canberra with his family to begin general practice training in 2016. He joined Garema Place Surgery in February 2018.

    Dr Barger is available for consultation on the following days:

    Monday - 9:15am until 2.30pm

    Wednesday - 9:15am until 4.00pm

    Thursday and Friday - 9.15am until 6.00pm

  • Dr. Anita Hutchison

    Dr Anita Hutchison graduated from ANU in 2008 and completed her General Practice fellowship in 2013. Anita's areas of interest are in Women’s health, Paediatrics, Preventative Health and eneral Practice teaching. She joined Garema Place Surgery in July 2018.

    Dr Hutchison is available for consultation on the following days:

    Monday - 8.00am until 5.00pm

    Wednesday - 8:00am until 5:30pm

    Friday - 8:00am until 5.00pm

  • Dr Natasha Greer

    Dr Natasha Greer graduated from Western Sydney University in 2013. She worked for several years in hospital roles before completing general practice training in Sydney. She relocated to her hometown of Canberra and commenced working at Garema Place Surgery in October 2018. Dr Greer has a Diploma of Child Health and National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health. She enjoys all areas of general practice but is particularly interested in sexual health, women’s health and paediatrics.

    Dr Greer  is available for consultation on the following days:

    Monday and Tuesday - 8:00am until 6:00pm

    Thursday and Friday - 8:00am until 6:00pm

     

  • Psychologist Teri Warfe

    Teri Warfe is a psychologist with over ten years' experience promoting and improving the health and wellbeing of her clients. She graduated from the University of Canberra in 2004 and became an unconditionally registered psychologist in 2010. Teri has worked as a psychologist across Canberra with ACT Health and the community mental health sector. She has her own practice ‘Dream a Little Dream Consulting’ (www.daldconsulting.com.au) and started working at Garema Place Surgery in August 2017.

    Teri is available for consultations on:

    Monday - 10.00am until 1.00pm

    Tuesday - 8.00am until 1.30pm

    Wednesday - 9.00am until 1.00pm

    Thursday - 10.00am until 4.30pm

  • Dietitian Stacy Morgan
    Stacy Morgan is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian who holds a degree in Science from ANU majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology. After a break from research to raise her four children, Stacy returned to study to receive a post-graduate diploma in nutritional science and a masters degree In nutrition and dietetics from the University of Canberra. Running a busy household, Stacy understands the need for nutrition advice that is practical and realistic. She can assist with weight control, gut health, food intolerances, cardiovascular health, PCOS, women’s health and fertility. Stacy enjoys working with the Garema Place team of doctors and allied health professionals to create a holistic approach to care.  Further information can be obtained from Hivenutrition.com.au 
     
    Stacy will be available for consultation every Monday 9.00am until 5.00pm
     
  • Dr. Melissa Weston
    Dr Melissa Weston grew up in the Snowy Mountains, NSW. She graduated from her Doctor of Medicine with distinction at University of New South Wales in Sydney in 2015 and went on to complete further training in a variety of hospital-based specialties in Hunter New England. In 2018 she completed a year of Critical Care medicine at The Canberra Hospital and has done further study in paediatrics, completing a Diploma of Child Health. She enjoys all aspects of general practice.

    Dr Weston  is available for consultation on the following days:

    Monday and Thursday - 8:00am until 6:00pm

     

  • Dr. Adnan Alam
    Dr Adnan Alam graduated from the University of Sydney Medical Program in 2014 and completed his hospital training on the Central Coast of NSW before moving to Melbourne where he attained general practice fellowship in 2020.  Prior to commencing medicine he obtained a Bachelor of Science double majoring in Public Health and Biology at Tufts University in the United States.  He maintains an interest in research and strives to provide the highest quality of care through evidence based medicine.Special Interests:Advance care planning, chronic disease management, expedition medicine and minor proceduresAdditional Languages Spoken:Bengali (fluent) and Hindi (basic)

    Dr Alam  is available for consultation on the following days:

    Monday and Friday - 8:00am until 6:00pm

    Tuesday - 1:00pm until 6:00pm

    Wednesday - 9:00am until 4:00pm

     

 

 

Garema Place Surgery is a teaching practice and is involved in training Doctors who have chosen a career in General Practice. These Doctors are referred to as General Practice Registrars and are working towards their specialisation in General Practice. They are fully qualified doctors and have previous hospital experience. They are supervised by the senior Doctors in the practice. The training program allows them to work in one practice for 6 to 12 months. Garema Place Surgery is committed to continuity of patient care and this continues even if the reigstrar has been placed in another practice.The majority of our general practice registrars have returned to Garema Place Surgery at the completion of their training.

Registered Nurses:  Naida, Deanne, Catherine and Helen.

Our Nurses form a very important part of the practice team and will often see you prior to your appointment with the Doctor to update your details and to perform some basic observations such as Height, Weight and Blood Pressure. They are experienced in Chronic Disease Management; Immunisation; Wound Management; Point of Care testing; Spirometry and Audiometry.

Our reception team are always available to assist you with any enquiry and will do their best to book you an appointment at a time and day that is most convenient for you. Our Practice Manager Anita Tammaro and reception Manager Karen Laing are committed to making your experience at Garema Place Surgery as pleasant and efficient as possible. Both Anita and Karen are available by telephone on 6257 1000 or email at [email protected]