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 Felicity Donaghy is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Monday – 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday – 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday – 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Thursday – 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Friday – 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
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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 Leonie Harcourt is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Monday – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday – 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Thursday – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Friday – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
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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 Veronica Kolos is currenly unavailable for consultations

  • On – Leave

Dr Julia Hingston

Dr Julia Hingston grew up in Newcastle, NSW. She completed her Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle, graduating with distinction in 2010. She then moved to Canberra for further hospital training, completing her Clinical Diploma of Palliative Care through Canberra's Clare Holland House in 2013. Dr Hingston completed her General Practice training in 2015. She first began working at Garema Place Surgery in 2013 and has an interest in Women's health, preventative care and holistic medicine.

Dr Julia Hingston is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Tuesday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Thursday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Friday – 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
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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 Libby Goodchild is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Tuesday – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Thursday – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Friday – 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
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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 Amanda Howard is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Tuesday – 9:15 am to 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday – 9:15 am to 2:00 pm
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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 Natasha Greer is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Monday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Thursday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Friday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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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 Peter Barger is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Monday – 9:15 am to 2:30 pm
  • Wednesday – 9:15 am to 4:00 pm
  • Thursday – 9:15 am to 6:00 pm
  • Friday – 9:15 am to 6:00 pm
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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 general Practice teaching. She joined Garema Place Surgery in July 2018.

Dr Anita Hutchison is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Monday – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday – 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Thursday – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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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 Adnan Alam is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Monday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday – 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Friday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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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 Melissa Weston is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Monday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Thursday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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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.

Psychologist - Teri Warfe is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Monday – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday – 8:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Wednesday – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Thursday – 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
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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

Dietitian - Stacy Morgan is available for consultation on the following days:

  • Monday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Registered Nurse - Helen Evans

Helen Evans is our newest member of the Nursing Team and is enjoying the variety of general practice nursing. Helen is passionate about providing high level of care to our patients and assisting our Doctors to deliver comprehensive patient care.

Registered Nurse - Catherine da Silva

Catherine da Silva has been nursing for 42 years in many varied roles in acute care settings. Catherine has a wealth of experience and enjoys all aspects of General Practice nursing but particularly the continuity of care and focus on improving the overall health of our patients.

Practice Manager - Anita Tammaro

Anita Tammaro has been Practice Manager at Garema Place Surgery since March 2016. Anita has worked in General Practice for approximately 15 years and has a wealth of experience in this field. Anita is always willing to assist and is very happy to receive feedback on any aspect of our service.

Reception Manager - Karen Laing

Karen has been Reception Manager at Garema Place Surgery for four years. Karen has a background in Legal and Education admin over many years. This extensive experiences enables Karen to work with Garema Place Surgery team to provide a high level of service to our patients.